Tutors - English
Dr. Daniel Nissan
Daniel holds an MBBS and BSc in Neuroscience from University College London and worked as a doctor for two years in London before moving to Israel. He is currently studying in the International program of Emergency and Disaster Management at Tel Aviv University and is interested in pursuing a career in Public Health and Infectious Diseases. He has experience in formal teaching of medical students during his time working in London, but is interested in working with students in both the Sciences and Humanities.
Monica is a graduate student in the International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation. Fluent in Russian, Spanish, and English, Monica is passionate about learning and teaching languages. She has more than ten years of experience teaching and tutoring English students of all levels, from refugees who had no English knowledge whatsoever to international students at her university who had advanced English skills. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and obtained a BA in psychology and international studies. She spent the last few years working at a non-profit in Washington, DC. In her free time Monica enjoys cycling, martial arts, and stand up comedy.
Meggie Kaplan teaches English at Tel Aviv University in the Division of Languages. She holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in expressive art therapies. A multilingual fluent in English, French, Hebrew and Turkish, she has a combined experience of 20 years in teaching languages at different Israeli universities and translating material related to the geopolitics of the Middle East for the US government. She has a vast array of interests including music, plastic and fiber arts, antiques, education and more.
Rebecca Levie holds a BA and MA in English Literature from Bar Ilan University, and a PGCE in Education from the Institute of Education, University of London. She has been teaching EAP at different institutions in Israel since 2007, including The Open University and The Interdisciplinary Center in Herzeliya. Rebecca believes that studying EAP empowers individuals to connect globally, and she values her ability to contribute to her students' confidence and success to do so.
Aviva Soesman holds a BA in English Linguistics and General History from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem; an MA in TEFL from Tel Aviv University; and a PhD in English Linguistics from Bar Ilan University. She has taught English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in the Division of Foreign Languages at Tel Aviv University since 1992. She also has experience teaching EAP, Business English and Legal English in other institutions of higher education. A multilingual with knowledge of Dutch, English, Hebrew, German, French, Russian and more, she has taught students from numerous linguistic backgrounds. She has researched codeswitching (the use of two or more languages within or between sentences) and has lectured on the topic in Israel and abroad.
Hadas Marcus graduated with an M.A. in Comparative Literature from UCLA in 1981. She has been an EAP instructor (English for Academic Purposes) in the Division of Foreign Languages at Tel Aviv University since the early 80s and she also teaches at Oranim College of Education. She focuses mainly on literature/art/cinema of the environment (ecocriticism), animal rights, environmental studies and social justice. She is an Associate Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, and a frequent speaker at international conferences who publishes in academic journals.
Claudia Silbenberg has an M.A. in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) from Tel Aviv University. Claudia has worked as an English teacher in the Department of Languages at Tel Aviv University and at the Academic College of Teal Aviv-Yaffo for more than 20 years. She gave lectures in Israel and abroad on subjects connected to teaching the Y generation and teaching deaf/hard of hearing students. She currently teaches English to deaf/hard of hearing students at Tel Aviv University.