I love languages, and I love teaching languages! My life long studies of several languages culminated in my masters degree in linguistics. In the past I have had the privilege of teaching German, French, English for English learners, as well as all levels of Spanish, including AP. I believe that we all learn more when we are allowed to follow our own curiosity and pacing, and when we can work according to our own ability, while being exposed to a rich and challenging environment that supports our endeavors in realistic, attainable ways. "Ways" plural, as in: "Many ways lead to Rome". A positive learning environment that recognizes and celebrates small achievements while allowing learners to fail as part of a natural progression is key to consistent, self-motivated learning.