It all started out when friends would ask to study together outside of class, usually a foreign language class. When I began to study one-on-one with students in lower level classes, then I realized my passion for tutoring! It gives me a sense of giving back, as I watch my knowledge pass onto someone who's just starting out. I've studied abroad in Shanghai and St. Petersburg, both doing an intensive language program. I've received proficiency certification for German from the Goethe Insti... [more]
Russian is easily the foreign language I speak the most proficiently. I've done an intensive Russian language program abroad in St. Petersburg, I maintain active friendships with Russian native speakers, and integrate Russian to do research for my master's degree in Linguistics (reading, writing, etc.). I've also tutored friends in Russian unofficially before, and with great success. I would love to take a proficiency test in Russian if necessary.