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Danish Teacher & Tutor: Glen Bobo

Private lessons, classes in Anchorage, Alaska, United States or online via telephone.

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 Profile of Glen Bobo Date: April 7, 2011 
The Basics
Name: Glen Bobo
Feedback rating: No student feedback
Self-study lessons: No online lessons
Language(s) to teach:
(N) Danish

(N) = Also native language of teacher.
City: Anchorage
State, province or region: Alaska
Country: United States
Services:
  • Teaching
  • Tutoring
  • Lessons delivery:
  • Live in person
  • Telephone
  •  
    Program Summary
    Class sizes available:
  • Private Lessons
  • 2-3 students
  • Student proficiency levels:
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Facets available:
  • Grammar
  • Conversation
  • Business
  •  


    Teaching Approach


    There are three major aspects of language learning: Vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation . Danish grammar is actually relatively simple when compared to other languages. The nemesis of Danish for most English or American English speakers is the highly gutteral pronunciation . Over many years, I have mastered a number of tricks and techniques for teaching this. In person is best, but over the phone is possible.

    I also use a specific text for my beginning and intermediate students which I have found highly effective in quickly grasping grammatical concepts while at the same time building vocabulary in a fun environment of stories, dialog and exercises which I ask the students to complete prior to each lesson. This allows me to assess strengths and weaknesses on a lesson by lesson basis and work with them.

    I am also a nationally recognized public speaker, educator and trainer in my industry, which is financial services related, so I understand the importance of making learning fun and entertaining. I also have lived and worked in Denmark and understand the business environment there.


    Program Description


    Individual or small group course, individual tutoring for beginner, intermediate or advanced, written and conversationa l, pronunciation tutoring.


    Teaching Experience


    I have been teaching/tuto ring Danish for over thirty years. Additionally I was a Training Manager for a major insurance company for eight years. I have been adjunct professor at The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania in their Master of Science in Financial Services program.

    I was also Director of Education and Training for a major insurance brokerage agency for a number of years, and I currently provide training and education for a number of insurance and financial advisors in Alaska.


    Teacher Training


    BS, Finance, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

    MS , Financial Services, The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
    Two professional designations, Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant
    Numerous courses in training and facilitation


    Frequently Asked Questions


    My schedule is flexible, but generally lessons are after 5:00 PM weekdays or anytime weekends, Alaska Standard/Dayl ight time, which is one hour behind California, four hours behind Eastern.

    M y payment policy is cash or a check at the time each class is completed.
    It is the responsibilit y of the student to furnish the recommended text, which can be easily obtained at a low cost on websites such as Amazon.

    If there is significant travel (e.g. Mat-Su Valley, Seward, etc.) the student pays for mileage and any incidental expenses as agreed.


    Cost of Lessons


    $35 per person per lesson for classes which run an hour to an hour and a half. Same price for private lessons and tutoring.


    Activity


    Profile Creation: April 7, 2011
    Profile Last Edit: April 7, 2011
    Last Login: April 12, 2019

    Response time of most recent learner enquiry: 1 day


    Contact Information


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