BU Language And Learning Center
I offer custom made German ESL and French classes for all ages, children private, schools and adults private and corporate.
I am also a cultural trainer who prepares individuals and families to transition into new countries or from other countries.
I love working with students of all ages using a huge variety of methods to cater to rach and every learner type to enable intrinsic learning.
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
I first ask about the student's interest and goals and then customize an approach specifically for each student's needs.
Moreover I am a strong believer in intrinsic learning, functional grammar and cultural background in my teaching approach.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have a Masters in German, my mother tongue, ESL and French.
I studied with a stipend in Paris, France, worked as an assistant teacher in Oxford, England and as a Foreign exchange teacher with VIF in Charlotte, NC and with the German STEP program in Houston, TX.
I am also a trained franchisee of music lingua and online trained instructor by mango and Feature Languages.
I have also gathered a lot of experience through working with Global LT, especially regarding corporate clients.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
I charge 40 USD to 60 per hour and 60 USD for groups in families and 20USD per child in school groups.
How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching by tutoring when I was still a student myself.
I enjoyed usinv different approaches to help my students succeed.
What types of students have you worked with?
I have worked with children as young as 6 months to adults.
Many of my students are expads who want to either keep their fluency in their mother tongues or want to learn the languages of their heritage.
I also work with corporate clients and families by teaching them my language and culture in preparation of a relocation due to their business needs.
To fit best into busy schedules I also offer online classes on Skype, FaceTime and more.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
I have successfully designed and published my own language games.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
The most important thing is to set a goal which encourages the work and commitment needed to succeed in learning another language.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
If they have any experience and or difficulties and feedback.