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Linguistics graduate student with ESL teaching experience offering ESL lessons in Richmond, VA


I work with students to understand their goals, from expanding vocabulary, to grammar skills, to improving reading comprehension or accent reduction, and provide resources for the target learning areas for both in-class and independent practice, including Quizlets, vocab lists, Youtube videos, and joint-reading sessions.


I am a graduate student of linguistics with 4+ years of education in learning areas like language acquisition, the phonetics of accents, and training in Teaching English as a Second Language. Multi-lingual communication is my passion and I love helping students learn.


Rate for online lessons : $20/h
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  • All Levels

Elinor 's resume


2020-2021 (expected) M.A. Linguistics, University of Virginia, GPA 4.0

2016-2020 B.A. Linguistics and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Virginia, GPA 3.9
Minor in Russian Language and Literature

Winter 2021 NYI: The NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture
(Seminars) Meaning across Modalities, Topics in Experimental Linguistics, Semantics: a Teaser

Spring 2019 SIT Morocco: Migration and Transnational Identity
Study abroad program including seminar, field research, and internship examining international law and national policy on migration, rights of migrants, and theory of migration

Spring 2020 Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia
Spring 2018 College of Arts and Sciences Intermediate Honors, University of Virginia
Spring 2017-Fall 2019 Dean’s List, University of Virginia

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Aug.-Dec. 2018; University of Virginia Department of Anthropology
May-Aug. 2020 Sociolinguistics Research Assistant
Assisted a supervising professor on a research project performing discourse analysis of sociolinguistic interviews with Arab Israelis living in Israel
Digitized, transcribed, translated, and archived interviews (Hebrew and Arabic)
Performed preliminary qualitative analysis of mechanisms of identity construction in Israel-Palestine through primary source evidence


(Unpublished Graduate Research)
Spring 2021 “Prosody in Jewish English storytelling: intoning to index Jewish identity”
Fall 2020 “Exploring the factors that determine acquisition of Japanese counting classifiers:
radial categories?”
Fall 2020 “Acoustic effects of the English phonetic system on the Japanese postalveolar
fricative phoneme in a bilingual English-Japanese speaker”
Fall 2020 “Non-concatenative morphology in Semitic languages: word-based and root-based

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May-Aug. 2019 Emerging Public Leaders (EPL)
Washington, D.C. Communications and Program Intern
Operations support for an NGO working on governance capacity building in West Africa
Researched and wrote bi-weekly country conditions reports
Drafted monthly newsletter, web content for social media accounts, Google Slides presentations for recruitment and board strategy meetings
Planned events including coordinating catering and transportation for 40 people

March-May 2019 Clinique Juridique Hijra
Tangier, Morocco Association Intern
Program support intern for a legal clinic aiding migrants in asylum application proceedings with the UNHCR
Conducted country conditions research and legal research to support clients' applications
Translated portions of Moroccan immigration policy documents from French to English to benefit anglophone clients

May-Aug. 2018 McCandlish Holton, PC
Richmond, VA Immigration Legal Intern
Drafted attorney support letters to USCIS; drafted immigration application forms
Conducted legal research on clients and beneficiaries
Collaborated with attorneys to develop representation plans for clients in immigration proceedings

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2019-2020 Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars (VISAS)
ESL Volunteer
Trained in techniques of Teaching English as a Second Language
Weekly conversation lessons with ESL learners from the UVA facilities management staff from refugee backgrounds
2019-2020 International Buddy Program
Led student organization pairing exchange students with UVA student partners to facilitate exchange students’ integration to the university community
Coordinated pairings, planned events, managed UVA funding
2018-2019 WUVA News
Culture Reporter/Producer, Video Journalism
Identified and interviewed student culture event organizers and attendees
Filmed and edited bi-weekly digital video media segments on student culture events


Spoken & Read English - Native Proficiency
French - Professional Proficiency
Hebrew - Advanced Proficiency
Russian - Intermediate Proficiency
Modern Standard Arabic - Intermediate Proficiency

Fieldwork & Tagalog - structure
Elicitations Lakota (Siouan) - structure
Nottaway (Iroquoian) - historical reconstruction for revitalization


Computer: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Applications, Adobe Premiere video editing, Audacity digital audio processing, digital journal databases, statistical analysis and data processing (Microsoft Excel), Praat (phonetics software)

Writing: academic research, legal research, attorney letter drafting, newsletters, meeting minutes, project proposals, project reports, presentation decks, social media posts

Python: “Python For Everybody” online programming specialization course

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