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American Sign Language

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate

Hello! I first started learning American Sign Language as a young teenager and continued to develop a passion for deaf people and their culture as I later took additional ASL and deaf studies classes in college and became very involved in the deaf ministry at my church. I also worked as a counselor at a camp for deaf teens and kids when I was in college and spent my internship for my senior year in college in Russia learning the foundations of both Russian and Russian Sign Language and communicating with the deaf there. If you want to learn American Sign Language from someone who is very passionate about the deaf people, I would be your teacher! With me as your teacher, you will not only learn conversational sign language, but on the intermediate level I will also teach you the basics of interpreting. Regardless what level you are in signing, with me you will also learn much about the deaf and their culture. I hope to see you in class!

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Sara teaches



Sara delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Hello! I hold my Bachelor's Degree in both Cross-Cultural Ctudies and Biblical Studies and have 5 years experience teaching in the classroom and over 10 years experience teaching and tutoring privately, including both English as a Second Language, as well as guitar.

As a musician, I play not only guitar, but also mandolin, piano, ukulele, dulcimer, and banjo. I am passionate about the guitar and also incorporate music theory into my lessons.

A vast majority of my experience in teaching ESL comes from teaching overseas. I hold my TESOL certificate and would happy to tutor those learning to speak English.

I am also fluent in American Sign Language and would be able to teach anyone interested. I am very passionate about ASL and the deaf and would love to share that enthusiasm with you!

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Aug 2019 - Present

I teach English as a Second Language online to children in China.

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Bachelor's in Biblical Studies
Aug 2009 - May 2014
Ambassador Baptist College


American Sign Language
Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Aug 2019

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Teaching in Russia

Playing guitar in church with my husband


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