University of Arizona (Russian)
My name is Keith and I graduated from college with a Bachelor's Degree in Russian and Slavic Studies, primarily focusing on the Russian Language. During that time, I studied abroad for 8 months in Moscow, Russia. The passion that I have for the language always placed me at the top of the class. In addition to studying abroad, I also arranged and led weekly study groups for a third-year Russian grammar course. We covered word declensions, verbs and cases, basic conversation skills, and grammar rules.
After graduating, I was offered a two-month summer job in St. Petersburg, Russia, through the very same program that I used to study abroad. My responsibilities during those months included managing finances, organizing and leading students to excursions, be a liaison between students and staff, and communicate in two language regularly in order to help the students become accustomed to an unfamiliar and foreign environment.
As a tutor, I will work around what the student desires most and is most comfortable with. Most of the material I provide will come from textbooks that I used, or popular websites that I personally have found beneficial to my studies (website links and details will be provided since they are not my own). My qualifications lie more in the areas for beginners of the language, but I will gladly work with anyone. Just tell me what you would like to achieve: speaking/listening practice, grammar clarification, etc.
My name is Keith and I graduated from college with a Bachelor's Degree in Russian and Slavic Studies, primarily focusing on the Russian Language. During that time, I studied abroad for 8 months in Moscow, Russia.
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During my time in college I led a study group of 3-5 students that meet weekly. During that time we used class-related materials as a basis of what study: grammar rules, speaking practice, cases and declensions.
From time to time, we would focus on vocabulary building and memorization. For this, I supplied a book of Russian Roots that contained new vocabulary words and we would practice having conversations without the aid of books or charts.