Native English Speaker
Native Afrikaans Speaker
Fluent in Hindi
Basic knowledge of German
Born in Durban, South Africa
Mishka has a Masters degree in psychology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. She then used her qualification in an "out of the box" way by working in the fashion and beauty industries in New York. As she loves to travel and have new experiences, she began working on the set of the Netflix series Stranger Things, where she worked in the costume design department. Whilst wanting to step out of her comfort zone and enter a non-English speaking country, she attended the International TEFL Academy in Chicago. Along with her teaching experience in university as well as her career in international negotiations with Chinese companies. She found excitement in sharing the English language with others and decided to relocate to Germany. Her hobbies include visiting museums and world heritage sights. She is also an animal lover who has spent time in Indonesia saving various reptiles.
Mishka's understandings the importance of language and knows what it is like being a language student as she is a language student herself. She is currently attending the IIK (Institut fur Internationale Kommunikation) to perfect her German language skills. As someone from a multi-lingual country (eleven official languages to be exact). She has developed a love and passion for language. Along with her warm-heartedness and ability to connect well with different people. She also enjoys teaching in exciting places such as coffee shops and informal settings as she believes that it enhances the experience as well as creates a feel for using the language in more than just the "classroom."
She will be volunteering her time as an English teacher to help her students in the Aachen and Düsseldorf area.
Specialized Areas of Teaching:
All Ages and Levels
One-on-One Private or Group Lessons
Skype (Online) Lessons or Virtual Classroom
CV, Resume and Interviewing Preparation
Pen-pal Networking Program
Business English: (Small Businesses to Large Corporations)
TESOL Test Prep