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¡Me encanta estudiar los idiomas!

J’aime étudier les langues !

আমি বিদেশী ভাষার পড়াশোনা ভালোবাসি !

Es taugt mir Fremdsprachen zu lernen!

Я люблю изучать иностранные языки!

भाषाएँ सीखनी में मुझे मज़ा आता है।

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I love studying foreign languages!

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That's why I love teaching here at Mark Twain Middle School Foreign Language Magnet!  I have been with LAUSD since 1991 teaching Spanish (for native and non-native speakers), Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Korean, German, French, and English as a Second Language.  I graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a Bachelor's degree in Russian Studies, and I have had the opportunity to study abroad in Austria, the Soviet Union, Guatemala, China, and South Korea.  I'm originally from Detroit, Michigan, but have lived in California since the age of eight.  My wife is a native Angelino who is an attorney with the Los Angeles City Attorney's office and we have one son.  In my spare time I enjoy reading, traveling and studying foreign languages. 


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