Learn more about the people who teach at The Language Academy and their tips for improving your language skills.
German instructor at the LAOC since 2013
English, German, Turkish & some French
FAVORITE FOOD FROM HER HOME COUNTRY:
Eggplant & hummus, black olives & sheep cheese
MORE ABOUT DERYA:
I have a huge variety of interests: music & movies, reading, knitting & crocheting, baking, traveling, hiking, entertaining & hosting parties, spending quality time with friends & family, pets
SOME FAVORITE GERMAN BANDS:
Nena, Marius Müller Westernhagen, Roland Kaiser, Udo Lindenberg, Toten Hosen
SOME FAVORITE GERMAN AUTHORS & BOOKS:
Gebrüder Grimm, “Struwelpeter”, “Max & Moritz”, Disney Comics
SOME ADVICE TO STUDENTS:
Listen to German songs on YouTube, pick up a German magazine or newspaper, read a children’s book or comic book in German, join a German conversation group. Last, but not least, get to know the culture & people by traveling to Germany if you have the financial means.