EducationPh.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A. in Foreign Language Education, New York University, 2014
B.A. in Romance Languages and Literatures (with Honors); Linguistics, The University of Michigan, 2012
ExperienceOver twelve years of tutoring experience with students of all ages and levels (middle school through university and adult) with focus being in foreign languages, specifically Spanish and Italian. I have worked extensively with students with learning disabilities and new language learners as well. Able to dedicate special attention to any or all of the following areas: reading, writing, speaking (conversational skills, pronunciation), listening comprehension.
Currently teaching 4th semester Spanish at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Director of the University of Michigan's Spanish Club tutoring program from 2009-2012.
University of Michigan Italian Club Vice President 2011-2012.
Recipient of the University of Michigan Department of Romance Language and Literature's Outstanding Honors Thesis Award, 2012. Thesis written in Spanish.
M.A. thesis work in Second and Third Language Acquisition.
HobbiesI am a respectful, knowledgeable, and energetic Ph.D. student with a love for teaching and learning languages. Past endeavors with language have included living and studying for two years in Madrid, Spain, participating in and promoting Spanish and Italian Conversation Hours on the University of Michigan's campus, and training/preparing upper-level Spanish students to tutor students in lower-level courses. Other interests include travel, cooking authentic Spanish and Italian food, local farmer's markets, playing the piano, bicycle riding, and "up north" Michigan.
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Carrie is wonderful. She always does her best to fit you into her busy schedule. She has been awesome at helping my daughter fill in the missing pieces from switching schools. I would definitely recommend her.
Carrie is the best! She is extremely knowledgable and helps with everything, including grammar and essays! She's always available and can work around your schedule. Even when she was out of town she helped me with my spanish paper over email!! Since working with Carrie, my grade in my spanish class has improved drastically. She's so friendly, very easy to work with, very passionate and wants to help! You can't go wrong working with her!!
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