Alma College, Alma, MI (Spanish and Environmental Studies)
I was born in a Latin American country and lived there for 15 years. I was fortunate enough to spend most of my learning years in two completely different countries. When I moved to Michigan at the age of 15 I realized that my first hurdle was the new language. It almost seemed impossible to start high school in a complete different language--and it was not easy. However, I was fortunate enough to be surrounded by people that helped me ease off the transition, and be patient enough to correct me and teach me concepts that I did not understand. It almost took me a year to completely perfect my English, and after that a number of possibilities opened in my life. Once I went to college I made it my goal to help people that were experiencing the same issues that I had when I was learning.
I tutored college students for 4 years in college. I had the pleasure to work with different ages and different fields of study. I helped students improve their speaking, listening, and writing skills. Also, I often helped professors as a teaching assistant and conducted Spanish classes and activities to help students perform better in tests, assignments, an any other areas that needed improvement.
I not only possess Spanish speaking, reading, and writing skills because I am a native speaker, but I also studied Spanish as a major in college. This gave me knowledge in different fields of study and helped me be more approachable to tutees and their issues with the language.
I am thrilled to work with new people of different ages that are excited to learn and improve. I cannot stress enough how patience in teaching is an important asset to successful learning, and as an experienced tutor, I feel confident that I have what it takes to help you reach a higher level.
I was born in a Latin American country and lived there for 15 years. I was fortunate enough to spend most of my learning years in two completely different countries. When I moved to Michigan at the age of 15 I realized that my first hurdle was the new language. It almost seemed impossible to start high school in a complete different language--and
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