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Ashlie H.

Conshohocken, PA

$60/hr

Univ-level teaching exp. in French, writing, and communication!!

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University of Nebraska-Omaha
French
Carnegie Mellon University
Master's
Carnegie Mellon University
PhD

Education

University of Nebraska-Omaha (French)

Carnegie Mellon University (Master's)

Carnegie Mellon University (PhD)

About Ashlie

My deep commitment to excellent teaching and tutoring was developed through my experiences helping others prepare for courses, being a student myself, and as a teacher. I have taught advanced reading and writing to learners of English, French language courses at the introductory levels, and I have given guest lectures in a handful of upper-division, content-based French courses to a diverse group of students (majors and non-majors from all across the university). In addition, all throughout my undergraduate and graduate coursework, I have worked one-on-one with both classmates and other students. My teaching methods in any course or tutoring relationship views teaching as a type of apprenticeship and focuses on a balance between contextualized, hands-on practice, the freedom for creativity, and providing a solid foundation. In addition, when teaching French, I continually look for opportunities to incorporate authentic materials and my knowledge of contemporary French culture, which has developed through personal study and extended residential experience in France. My students and mentors alike have often praised my passion for language teaching, my genuine interest in student development and success, and the effectiveness of my methods in the classroom.

I specialize in tutoring French, ESL, writing, and other communication skills (such as public speaking). I have a PhD in Second Language Acquisition with a specialization in French sociolinguistics and I am currently a Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania.
My deep commitment to excellent teaching and tutoring was developed through my experiences helping others prepare for courses, being a student myself, and as a teacher. I have taught advanced reading and writing to learners of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Cancellations or postponements within 24 hours will be assessed a cancellation fee of 50% of the originally scheduled lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Conshohocken, PA 19428
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL,
Proofreading,
Public Speaking, Reading, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
French
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
French,
Proofreading,
Public Speaking

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ESL/ESOL

I have a PhD in second language acquisition and, therefore, have thoroughly studied language learning, language teaching, and linguistics. In addition, I am a native English speaker who has experience teaching advanced reading and writing to learners of English.

French

I am currently a Lecturer of French at the University of Pennsylvania and I previously taught for three years at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. I have a PhD in second language acquisition, and I have thoroughly studied and conducted research on language learning, language teaching, and French sociolinguistics.

Proofreading

I have worked as a proofreader off and on throughout my undergraduate and graduate career, most recently proofreading a handful of dissertations for fellow graduate students. In addition, my graduate education in applied linguistics and second language acquisition has both improved my eye for detail and my own writing skills.

Writing

In addition to extensively working on my own writing skills throughout my graduate career (I have a PhD) and publications, I have also formally taught a writing course to international university students (titled Reading and Writing in an Academic Context) and informally worked with friends and colleagues on proofreading and editing their dissertations and theses.

University of Nebraska-Omaha
French
Carnegie Mellon University
Master's
Carnegie Mellon University
PhD

Education

University of Nebraska-Omaha (French)

Carnegie Mellon University (Master's)

Carnegie Mellon University (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Cancellations or postponements within 24 hours will be assessed a cancellation fee of 50% of the originally scheduled lesson.

Travel policy

Ashlie will travel within 15 miles of Conshohocken, PA 19428.

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