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Verena L.

Beaufort, NC

$25/hour

German, French, English, Social and Natural Sciences

In-person lessons

$25/Hour


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American University
InternationalStudies

Education

American University (InternationalStudies)

About Verena

I am a well rounded, open minded individual with an international background. My native language is English, but I am also fluent in German and proficient in French. I have lived in Europe, the United States, and the Caribbean. I graduated from American University in Washington DC with a double major in International Development and Economics. I am knowledgeable and passionate about many subjects, in particular English (Reading and Writing), German, French, and the Social Sciences.

I have always been a very academically minded, highly organized and self-motivated individual. I helped home school my younger sister and tutored students throughout high school and college. Although I have not had an official tutoring job in recent years, I have worked with a diverse group of people of all ages and backgrounds as part of my job and personal life. For the past 15 years, I managed a family owned an eco resort and Heritage site in the Caribbean and was actively involved in various educational projects, including academic field schools and skills training. My family also fostered a high school student for the part two years, whom I tutored and helped prepare for exams. She just successfully graduated as one of the top in her class!

As part of my experience living and working abroad, I have always been around people whose first language was not English. I have helped teach and translate on many occasion, and English was always one of my strongest subjects. I feel confident that I would be able to teach English as a second language to children as well as adults.

I am a bi-lingual German and English speaker, and studied French for 6 years, including at the advanced college level. As part of my work in tourism, I have had the opportunity to keep up much of my French language skills. I lived in Germany for 4 years, where I attended a private boarding school, so I am very comfortable with German language and culture.

I find teaching to be a very rewarding and exciting job, and would love the opportunity to help someone successfully master a subject or exam. I recently moved back to North Carolina permanently and my schedule is very flexible. I do not own my own transportation, but have access to a vehicle.
I am a well rounded, open minded individual with an international background. My native language is English, but I am also fluent in German and proficient in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Beaufort, NC 28516
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French, German
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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American University
InternationalStudies

Education

American University (InternationalStudies)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Verena will travel within 20 miles of Beaufort, NC 28516.