PhD student at UC Berkeley, US; master's from the University of Oxford, UK; B.A. in German & Philosophy from a prestigious US college.
Offline teaching experience: 7
Online teaching experience: 6
For the past 10 years I have tutored English learners from around the world. Having lived in half a dozen countries and formally studied three foreign languages, I truly appreciate the power of language. These experiences have also led me to value conversational language learning. Just as learning is stronger than memorizing, I believe that communication is stronger than grammar. Thus, my philosophy of language learning is a Suzuki-style process, with the student practicing, being exposed to, and becoming comfortable with the spoken language before turning to the rules of the written language.
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Originally from the USA, I am a native English speaker with a neutral accent. I love languages and travel, enjoy various cuisines and arts, and could spend all day in a café, talking to friends. Before becoming a teacher on myngle, I was in Germany on a Research Fulbright Fellowship. Now am a postgraduate student in Philosophy. For the past 9 years I have been tutoring English Language Learners across the globe, including as Master English Tutor at my University. I look forward to many more years of helping students of one of the world's most poetic--and useful--languages: English!
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