Jacksonville State University
I taught German and English since graduating college in 1998 to 2014. Living in Germany for 3.5 years after my studies gave me the boost I needed to gain proficiency in all areas of mastering a foreign language. While there I taught a variety of individual and group courses. I also had the opportunity to teach in the profession's college at my language school. I gained much insight into the German business world while teaching Business English, German to English translation, and cultural studies for America and the United Kingdom.
Aside from my enthusiasm and expertise in German, helping native and non-native speakers of English gain confidence in their reading, writing, speaking, and understanding brings me great pleasure. My toughest project: teaching my own child to read. She has always read well above grade level and carries on my legacy of exploring worlds through literature. I have helped individuals and small groups with business English test preparation as well as the TOEFL. Whatever your level, whatever your need, my goal will be to help you achieve your goals. I taught German and English since graduating college in 1998 to 2014. Living in Germany for 3.5 years after my studies gave me the boost I needed to gain proficiency in all areas of mastering a … Read more
I am terrible at learning new languages. Melanie made German easy to understand and is very patient. My confidence in learning the language and chances of doing well in class has already gone up after one session.
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