Morris, Language Learning Support
Education and Teaching:
Morris Aaron Gevirtz has always been interested in language.
He was raised in a bilingual Spanish-English speaking home. In university he studied Spanish, Latin and ancient history. Here as well is where Morris began to teach under the mentorship of his education professor, Kevin Nolley.
After university Morris got the opportunity to teach English in a Spanish and Quechua speaking community in the Peruvian Andes. This promted him to consider a career in language. Eventually, Morris decided to pursue a career in linguistics and applied to programs in masters in Linguistics.
He did his master’s work in Linguistics at Indiana University, Bloomington. During this time he taught Introduction to Spanish at Indiana University. For more on his interests in linguistics formal, click here.
After graduating in 2013, he taught briefly in Madrid, Spain before moving to Istanbul in March 2014. In Istanbul Morris worked for a wide array of institutions including: English Time, Bahçeşehir Koleji, Üsküdar Üniversitesi, Kent English (dil okulu) and Dragoman Akademi.
From these formative experiences, Morris developed the skills necessary to provide his clients with language learning support specific to the Turkish context. Language learning and teaching culture is very different in Turkey.