Dorit H.


Dorit H.

Tutor

Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Will travel 15 miles

$60 per hour.

4.72 89 ratings

Experienced Tutor for German and English

I have more than 10 years teaching experience as an instructor for German at college and community education level. I have taught individual learners of different social and cultural backgrounds, and learners with special needs. I enjoy getting to know my students and designing lesson plans specifically for their language needs. I hold a PhD from the School of Education, University of Nottingham, and a Master's degree from the University of Jena, Germany, in German as a Foreign Language,... [more]


Grammar

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree, which included English literature, linguistics, history and social studies. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK. I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as Lecturer in Communication. Both positions require superior knowledge of the English language in multiple user settings.


German

As part of my Masters degree, I studied German as a Foreign Language as my major. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK. My thesis investigated reading strategies when reading academic German. I have worked as German instructor at university level and at community colleges. Apart from teaching groups, I have also worked with individual students, including students with special needs, whether these were learning or physical disabilities.


Reading

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree, which included English literature, linguistics, history and social studies. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK, which investigated the use of reading strategies when learning a foreign language.


Writing

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree and I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK. I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as Lecturer in Communication. Both positions require superior knowledge of the English language in multiple user settings.


English

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree, which included English literature, linguistics, history and social studies. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK. I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as Lecturer in Communication. Both positions require superior knowledge of the English language in multiple user settings.


ESL/ESOL

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree. I have also obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK, which investigated the use of reading strategies when reading in a foreign language. I have taught English as a Foreign Language and I have worked as Lecturer in Communication. In both positions, I worked with a large number of non-native speakers of English and helped them improve their speaking and writing skills.


Proofreading

I have studied English as part of my Masters degree and I have obtained a PhD in Applied Linguistics/Language Learning from the University of Nottingham, UK. I have worked as a technical writer/documentation developer and as freelance translator. In both positions, I was able to demonstrate meticulous proofreading skills.