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Lessons offered by Elijah
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Taught subjects
  • German
Levels
  • All Levels

Graduate Student offering German tutoring. 5 years experience + 1 year experience teaching at IU

Methodology

I enjoy teaching college and high school students. I focus heavily on getting students to speak German, while also drawing attention to grammar when needed. In addition, I incorporate German culture into lessons when possible, such as festivals, holidays, and sporting events. I like to integrate modern German media, such as news articles, websites, Youtube videos, and music, into my lessons in order to teach, but also to increase interest in German culture.

Background

I am a graduate student at Indiana University pursuing a degree in Germanic linguistics and philology. I have been teaching German at IU for one year and have been studying German for 5 years, including studying abroad in Berlin in 2014.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $20/h
Lessons offered by Elijah
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • German
Levels
  • All Levels

Elijah's resume


Education
Master of Arts, Germanic Linguistics and Philology August 2017 – Present
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Bachelor of Arts, History May 2017
Bachelor of Arts, English (Linguistics) GPA 4.0
Minor in German
Medieval Studies Certificate
Barrett Honors College
Languages: German, Latin
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Dean’s List: Fall 2012-Spring 2017; 10 semesters

Teaching Experience
Associate Instructor of German at IU August 2018 - Present

Study Abroad
Berlin, Germany September 2014 - December 2014
β€’ Explored German language and culture through classes on German history; cultural events, such as operas and sporting events; visits to historical sites, such as concentration camps and the Olympiastadion; and through travel to other places, such as Dresden and Vienna

Research Experience
The German Suffix -igkeit as a Suppletive Allomorph March 2018 - Present
β€’ Investigated the German suffixes -heit, -keit, -ig, and -igkeit. Addressed the question of whether -igkeit should be considered one or two suffixes
β€’ Concluded that the suffix -igkeit is a suppletive allomorph in modern German, while raising questions about which framework can best capture and explain this phenomenon, and how this framework can account for the distributions of these suffixes

Runic Literacy in Anglo-Saxon England August 2015 – March 2016
β€’ Investigated runic literacy in Anglo-Saxon England in order to shed light on early Germanic writing practices and culture
β€’ Linked findings of widespread runic literacy to the significance of orality and literacy in medieval Europe, revealing another layer of complexity to this time period

Activities
President, Eta Sigma Phi Honorary Society for Classical Studies at Arizona State University
Officer, Solis Diaboli, Classics Club at Arizona State University
Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, ALD/PES, Golden Key Honor Society
Volunteer, Sierra Club, ASU Study Abroad Office, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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