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I have been a teacher for more than 30 years, Mostly at College level. I have also taught in High School. I have a Teacher Degree to teach English as well as a Master Degree in Applied Linguistics. I am from Chile and I came to study my Master Degree in Library Science at LSU 18 years ago. Then, I was given the possibility to pursue my Ph D in Education that I completed in 2002. I have also taught College Study Skills, a subject I believe is essential to follow to face the real university life.
I can also teach Spanish and Portuguese as they are my first languages.
I love outdoors life and the Acadian culture, more exactly the Cajun and Zydeco music, so that's why I decided to stay here.
As a foreigner, I know the difficulties implied behind learning English. So, I am quite sensitive and ready to help in the different necessary skills. I have taught ESL /ESOL at the College level, while completing my Master and Ph.D. degrees.
My first languages are Spanish and Portuguese that I have also taught them in the USA as a Second Language.
I absolutely believe that learning English is the best way to be prepared to stay here and also, to work in this modern world of global communications.
I have a long experience teaching Study Skills in the school system, mainly Middle School, and in College. I was one of the first Professors teaching this subject at LSU in the South LA Community College in Lafayette, LA. Quite essential subject nowadays, I mean, I have taught students how to take tests, how to read effectively to learn ans apply this skill to everything they read later on in life, I have taught how to use the library in the best possible way, I have taught how to write from simple paragraphs or journals to whole essays and the, use this skills in all the subjects they
have to study in school or college.
Universidad de Chile (Teacher of English)
Universidad de Chile (Master's)
Louisiana State University (PhD)
Great Tutor, A+++ — Nancy has great communication skills. It's just fun to learn with her and the 1 hour class goes fast. I guess time flies when you are having fun!! I highly recommend her! ...
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Nancy will travel within 20 miles of Lafayette, LA 70503.
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