Email: karint @ mun.ca
Student Staff - Winter 2017
Here is a list of the monitors who work here at the Digital Learning Centre! Their job is to answer any questions you might have while here at the centre, as well as conduct some of your conversation classes. Monitors are listed alphabetically.
Alice Brun-Newhook (Spanish and French)
Email: abn152 @ mun.ca
Studying: Linguistics (major) and Spanish (minor)
Interests: Traveling, music, language learning, eating!!
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Always stay on top of your work or you will get overwhelmed. Never use Google Translate, it's awful! Travel abroad!
Corrina Chisholm (French)
Email:cec413 @ mun.ca
Studying: French to become a teacher
Interests: Riding horses, reading, travelling
Recommendations/Advice: If possible you should definitely go on an exchange! Stay up to date with your work and come visit in the DLC if you ever need help! :)
Gaukhar Zhurykbay (Russian)
Email:gz0204 @ mun.ca
Interests: Reading books and watching the Walking Dead
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Watch movies in different languages with subtitles to practice listening skills.
Jescinda Cullihall (German)
Email: jeac50 @ mun.ca
Studying: Business and German
Interests: Traveling, hiking, tourism, movies
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Take advantage of all the resources available to you! Listen to music, watch movies with subtitles, etc. And come for help any time! Even if it's just to get some practice! "Übung macht den Meister!"
Karen Steinmetz (French)
Email:ksteinmetz @ mun.ca
Studying: Business, Marketing major
Interests: Traveling, fitness, shopping, eating
Recommendations/Advice: Explore the world, it’s the best way to practice a foreign language!
Markus Riener (German)
Email:mgr508 @ mun.ca
Interests: Snowboarding, motorcycles, outdoor activities.
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Speak speak speak. #conversationclass. Since German is often irregular, the best advice for learning it, is to confront yourself with the language as much as possible: read books, watch your tv shows and movies in German and of course go to speaking classes, hang out with native speakers or even go abroad.
Ridwaan Muhammad Choolun (French, Spanish)
Email:rc3868 @ mun.ca
Studying: International Business, French Minor
Interests: Football, Athletics, Gym
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Listen to music, watch movies in different languages, and try your best to succeed. :)
Ryan Warren (Spanish)
Email:rnw753 @ mun.ca
Interests: Reading, Cooking
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Duolingo, BBC Mundo
Sarah Loo (French)
Email: sslloochinmo @ mun.ca
Interests: I am passionate about planning events.
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Practice as much as you can and learn to love the language. Do not give up and persevere.
Sayi'Mone Tati Padou (French)
Email:msmtp4 @ mun.ca
Studying: Biochemistry (major) and Spanish (minor)
Interests: Cooking, CSI movies, debates, reading
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Don't miss an occasion to practice. Don't be afraid to make errors, use a good dictionary.
Yuliana Espinoza (Spanish and French)
Email: mespinozamor @ mun.ca
Interests: Learning languages, reading, doing yoga, cooking
Resource Recommendations/Advice: Spanish: CNN en español, listening to music (Luis Fonsi, Sin Bandera, Fonseca). French: TV Monde (webpage), français avec Pierre (YouTube), Radio France Internationale.