Brigitte K.


Brigitte K.

Tutor

Minneapolis, MN 55438

Will travel 15 miles

$40 per hour.

4.99 83 ratings

Native German and ESL Tutor with a Master's degree in Education

I am a native German speaker with a Masters Degree in Education. I have many years of teaching experience in German and ESL. I am a skilled and fun German tutor. In my opinion, being a native speaker is a minimum requirement for a good German tutor. However, I also believe that just being a native speaker does not mean you are also a good teacher. For that, you need teaching skills. I offer both, as I also have a Master's degree in Education. Furthermore, I have many years of hands-on e... [more]


Vocabulary

I have a BA in Economics from Carleton College and a MAT from Miami University in Oxford, OH.


Grammar

Having learned English as a foreign language, I am very well versed in English grammar. My educational achievements of a BA and MAT also prove this.


German

I am a native German speaker who was born in Austria and lived in Germany. I have also taught and tutored German for many years, both in a group setting and to individuals. I have a master's degree in education.


Reading

I have a BA in Economics from Carleton College and a MAT in Education from Miami University in Oxford, OH. I am an avid reader of literary fiction and non-fiction books.


Writing

I have a BA from Carleton College in Economics and a MAT from Miami University in Ohio.


English

I have a BA and MAT from Carleton College and Miami University respectively.


ESL/ESOL

I was a ESL learner when I first moved from this country from Germany. I know which methods work and which don't. Also, I have experience teaching ELS.


Literature

I took a lot of literature classes in college and reading is still my biggest hobby.


Proofreading

My educational background (BA from Carleton College in Economics and a MAT in Education from Miami University in Ohio) and my experience managing websites have given me excellent proofreading skills.


SAT Reading

I am qualified to teach this subject because of my educational background and experience as a high school teacher.


TOEFL

As a native German, I had to take the TOEFL exam in order to gain acceptance to college. I thus am not only familiar with the exam, but with the best ways to prepare for successfully passing it.


Spelling

I have a BA in Economics from Carleton College and a MAT in Education from Miami University in Oxford, OH. I am an avid reader, which helps develop one's vocabulary.


ACT Reading

My educational background (BA and MAT) give me the skills necessary to tutor this subject. Also, I helped my son with his test preparations and he received a score of 35.


ACT English

I have a BA and MAT and am thus highly educated. Also, I helped my son in his ACT preparations and he received a score of 35.


Study Skills

I have successfully earned a BA and an MAT. I have been a high school teacher and have excellent study skills and the means to teach them to others. The following are some of the things I cover when tutoring study skills: How to take notes in class; How do you know what is important, and what is not?; How to study for a test; How to take a multiple choice test vs. a T/F test vs. an essay test; Study tips for math subjects vs. Language arts, reading, memorization; How to take a standardized tests (MCA, CALT, ACT, etc.); How to organize your study time and how to use a calendar.


Social Studies

I have a BA in Economics from Carleton College in Northfield, MN and an MAT in Secondary Education of Social Studies from Miami University in Oxford, OH. I taught high school in OH for a year in Social Studies.