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Ms. Jeannie S.

specializes in 30 years of experience making German fun! · female

"I was born in America to a German family that no longer spoke German. I learned it in school, and loved it so much that I earned a Ph.D. in it. I've learned other languages as well, and I continue to learn more about German and other languages because it is a rollicking adventure! As someone who did not growing up speaking German, I have approached this quest from the outside and worked my way in, and I more...

"I was born in America to a German family that no longer spoke German. I learned it in school, and loved it so much that I earned a Ph.D. in it. I've learned other languages as well, and I continue to learn more about German and other languages because it is a rollicking adventure! As someone who did not growing up speaking German, I have approached this quest from the outside and worked my way in, and I know how to guide others on this journey. In my professional life, I have taught German grades 1 through 12 as well as university level and adult continuing education. I have worked on textbooks, translated all sorts of documents, worked as a cultural consultant in international business, and more. German language and culture are real to me, even as I live and work in America.

My tutoring methods are eclectic, tailored to the learner. Since some learners are more visually oriented and others respond better to auditory input, I supplement the learner's materials with realia (actual items in German, whether printed or recorded) appropriate to the learner's level and interests." less...

Details

fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 10 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Jeannie S. is a certified tutor

Indiana University-Bloomington, Germanic Studies

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Masters

Purdue University, West Lafayette, PhD

Evanston, IL 60202

Subjects Tutored

German