"Chao or Ciao, it's your choice!"
I have been working for almost three years in an institution called Step as English instructor in Venezuela; there, I have had the opportunity to teach English to children aged 4 years to adult. So, I have developed an effective classroom management and I am comfortable working with children of all ages, academically speaking.
I'm a translator from Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), studying Modern Languages, my language combination at present is Italian-English.
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I enjoyed my class with Thalia. She was really patient and quickly figured out where I was and adjusted to my level and needs.
Ric M. from Minneapolis, MN
"Thalia Tutors: French language, the arts, singing, and more"
As a fluent french speaker since birth, French is my first language. I lived in Paris for six years, and studied abroad there for 6 months last year. I have completed a French and Francophone Studies minor at Macalester College. I am an expert in oral, conversational french, and equally trained in writing, grammar, spelling, pronunciation, history, and culture. Additionally, I specifically study the history of french theatre (from the Middle ages to Contemporary), and Parisian women's literature. I have done translation work, mostly translating french texts into English versions. ... More
"SPANISH Tutoring: High School / College / Recreational"
I have been a Spanish teacher for 6 years in the Twin Cities Area. I've received my Master's in Education from Saint Mary's University, as well as coursework through the University of Northern Iowa at Queretaro, Mexico for two summers. Additionally, I have lived in Granada, Spain, and have a proficiency level of "advanced-high" as shown on the OPI. I have a passion for languages, and love explaining grammar and watching students grow and communicate with the language. I am patient, and am... ... More
"Chemistry is fun!"
For the past five years I have taught, learned, and completed graduate research in organic chemistry at the University of Minnesota. During that time I have taken undergraduate and graduate courses in organic chemistry such as advanced organic chemistry, synthesis, characterization of organic molecules, organometallics, and biochemistry (strictly biochem as it relates to organic chemistry not biology). Subject material from these courses includes the following: nomenclature and stereochemistry, IR/NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, advanced treatment of functional group preparations/functi ... More
"Graduate Level Math and Science Tutor"
I have been passionate about tutoring and teaching since I was a little girl. When I went off to college, I knew I wanted to study biology, since it was challenging, but interesting at the same time. As an undergraduate, I took 4 years of biology related courses (you name it, I've probably extensively studied it), 2+ years of chemistry courses, and over a year with math courses. Math and chemistry have always come easy to me even though they were not my specific major, and I feel very confide... ... More
"Anthropology and History Tutor - Social Science"
I've designed and taught 16 different Anthropology courses for ISU in the classroom, field, and online, including an Archaeology Field School, teaching students practical skills to prepare them for the field. Every class on campus (2008-2013) was blended (classroom and web). Since Fall Semester 2013, I have taught 7 classes online with Web 2.0 tools. I practice hand-on, experiential training. Besides the field school, while on campus I taught Material Culture Analysis and supervised SEM-EDS a... ... More