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Marjan G.

specializes in Farsi Native Speaker & PhD in English with 20+ Y experience ·

"Dear Students


Having lived abroad, as every body else in this situation, I have perceived that becoming a fluent speaker ; so called near native speaker - is rarely a realistic goal. Needless to say that English Instructors as the facilitators of this hard process take a heavy responsibility to help the language learners by all means. Considering that I myself have always been on this track, I more...

"Dear Students


Having lived abroad, as every body else in this situation, I have perceived that becoming a fluent speaker ; so called near native speaker - is rarely a realistic goal. Needless to say that English Instructors as the facilitators of this hard process take a heavy responsibility to help the language learners by all means. Considering that I myself have always been on this track, I have a good command of methods and nuances for dealing with this problem. Twenty years of working as an English teacher and lecturer has made me able to interact with all types of students and characters and become flexible in educational settings. I have always been encouraged by my supervisors and received great feedback from my students which always made me interested in continuing this career. Teaching and tutoring at different levels from elementary school to Bachelor's level has ensured my abilities to cover all courses pertaining to English and Farsi( my native language) for both adults and children. Inasmuch as I have been raised and educated in a different culture I am completely familiar with culture differences and dealing with students from diverse communities.


Understanding the teaching methodologies which are constantly being developed provides some insights for the instructors to choose them according to their students's needs. Although Communicative Language Teaching Method, is the most accepted method these days, I personally believe in an eclectic method of teaching. Whether to choose audio-lingual method, grammar translation method, communicative method or a mixture of them depends on different factors such as the purpose of teaching and learning, the students' mother tongue and even their learning abilities. Communicative language teaching received more attention in most of the courses I have taught because it led to creating a natural setting in the classroom and improved the students' self confidence for effective communications. An important facet of my teaching philosophy is to provide a comfortable" less...

Details

fee: $45 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 30 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Marjan G. is a certified tutor

Bachelor's, Translation Studies

IAU Iran,, Masters

KSU kent, PhD

Akron, OH 44333

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Writing - English - ESL/ESOL - TOEFL - Farsi