- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I teach using a heavily modified Michel method (the method the US State Department uses to teach diplomats foreign languages in weeks) based on the most recent scientific findings about how we acquire language and my 25+ years of learning literally dozens of languages.
This isn't just a lesson with some stock phrases you repeat and then try to remember. Using conversational techniques, you will start learning to speak German comfortably from the first day. Whether you want to be conversational for business, or improve your German to an academically high standard, I can help you realize your goals and become fluent in German in no time.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 16+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
Learning a language by memorizing long lists of words and phrases is BORING for both of us! I work with YOU to come up with the right way to learn a language to meet your goals and your skill level. I incorporate games, songs, current events, and unusual texts to help you remember what you read and hear.
You have the innate ability to learn a language. It's not as hard as everyone makes it out to be. Even babies do it! All kidding aside, the ability for an adult to learn a foreign language is actually BETTER Than a baby's. Think about it. Babies takes YEARS to be able to put together full sentences. In your first lesson with me, you'll learn at least one sentence perfectly - AND NEVER FORGET IT!
I teach a combination method that uses neurolinguistic programming, proven recall techniques and exercises (they're really games and songs and puzzles and fun stuff) that are updated with everything we know about learning a language (And some stuff that I've figured out for myself after 30 years of language learning!)
You'll love learning with me as much as I'll love learning with you!