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  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Teaching and learning
  • Rostov State Pedagogical University
  • From Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast, Russian Federation
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Explore!

ABOUT ME

I've been working as a teacher of English for 5 years now. My work is not just about language, for me it's a great source of inspiration, education (for me as well), it's about pedagogics and upbringing. My new interest - excursions in English around my native city.
I love cycling with a destination, long walks in any weather, dancing long to lots of music, nature, gardening, eco ideas, watching romantic films, reading, love my pet "dragon" ;) The latest book I've read - Dandelion Wine (in English) by Bradbury. It made my summer! A hymn to life!
I went hiking with a 20kg backpack for the first time in June 2015 around the Crimea... and I enjoyed it immensely!
I'm responsible and punctual, and learning to be more spontaneous and light-minded now))) I like being honest, I like people with a good sense of humour and an ability to solve problems with a joke

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I want to meet people from other countries, speak English, listen to stories, and try my showing-around-skills)))

Interests

My attention is often grabbed by nature and animals, sometimes people, just enjoy watching them all. I like reading (fiction, science fiction, classics, modern realism, psychology, pedagogics), swimming, cycling, badminton, doing cross-stitch, learning to knit now.

  • animals
  • pets
  • humanities
  • books
  • dancing
  • education
  • wine
  • gardening
  • movies
  • reading
  • socializing
  • knitting
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • swimming
  • badminton
  • teaching
  • psychology
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Various. Love cosy films like Chocolate, You've Got Mail, Julie and Julia, love romantic comedies like Bridget Jones' Diary and The Proposal, enjoy dramas like Four Minutes and Frida, love Kim Ki-Dok and Hayao Miyazaki, Steven Spielberg, and also many others...

Music: Time Machine, Moby, Lana Del Rey, Florence and the Machine, Depeche Mode, M. Jackson, rock ballads...

Books: The Hobbit, Harry Potter, S. Maugham, Sir A.C.Doyle, J. London, Y.L.Vishnevsky, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Well, nothing outstanding. Riding a horse for the first time and seeing the clouds and sunrise through a porthole flabbergasted me.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My knowledge of the native city, my free time and hospitality)))

Countries I’ve Visited

Czech Republic, Malta, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

Russian Federation

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