University of Colorado
During 22 years of teaching Russian, Spanish and German at Rangeview High School in Aurora, Colorado, and 7 years teaching Russian at the Community College of Aurora, I led groups of students on month-long academic exchanges to cities of the former Soviet Union 15 times. I have compiled extensive teaching materials and strategies to render the learning of Russian, Spanish or German pleasurable, uncomplicated, and thorough, and, being retired, am available at any time, day or night, weekday or weekend.
During 22 years of teaching Russian, Spanish and German at Rangeview High School in Aurora, Colorado, and 7 years teaching Russian at the Community College of Aurora, I led groups of students on month-long academic exchanges to cities of the former Soviet Union 15 times. I have compiled extensive teaching materials and strategies to render the
Clinton provided materials and a lesson and homework plan to guide my son in reviewing his Spanish. He was responsive, knowledgeable, and very willing to specialize his tutoring to my son's situation.
Clinton knew the material well and worked hard with my children to both explain and help them practice. Couldn't ask for more!
Clinton has accomplished a lot: he reviewed vocabulary, conversational expressions, introduced new vocabulary and practiced regular and irregular verbs conjugation in Present Tense.
Clinton did a thorough review with my son to see where he stands on his current recall of Spanish I.
My Son was struggling in Spanish and losing confidence; he feels that he has gained so much over summer due to the tuition. A big thumbs up!
There is no way I should have learned this much in this little time. I've studied Latin, Ancient Greek, and French, so I'm used to the routines of learning a language. I'm also used to it feeling like moths pass without substantial improvement. With Bud (Clinton), it's been completely different than with any other language teacher I've ever had! Lessons with him are always so much, even though he would push my knowledge to the limit, every time. I found that my Tuesdays and Thursdays (our lessons) were becoming the my favorite days of the week!
If you're serious about learning Russian (Spanish, or German too! (I know, what a genius right???), then start taking lessons from Bud IMMEDIATELY.
My son is loving this. He has MD and is so excited about learning Russian. Clinton "Bud" is fabulous. My son and I both love him. He is a marvelous instructor. Patient, kind, and to the point.
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I taught Russian at Rangeview High School in the Aurora Public Schools for 22 years, and at the Community College of Aurora for 8 years. During this time, I took students 12 times on month-long exchanges to various cities in the former Soviet Union, where we lived with host families and attended our partner schools. I also took students on summer tours to Russia a number of times.
A Coloradoan by birth, I have developed in classrooms, both here and in Russia, procedures that uniquely resolve the difficulties of Russian for English language learners.
I am a retired Spanish teacher who taught all levels of Spanish for over 20 years in the Aurora Public Schools. I maintain extensive files of helpful materials and strategies for all Spanish language levels and topics, and, being retired, am able to meet with you any time that is convenient.