I have a Bachelor's degree in Communication studies from the University of Rhode Island. I've been teaching English
as a foreign language
for nearly three years. I began teaching in Italy in 2010. I lived, traveled, and taught around the countryside for 4 months. I worked with young children up to teenagers from basically K-12. After having that experience, I decided to get my TOEFL
. I did 100 hours at Boston Academy of English to become certified to teach English as second language
. From there I decided to move to Jakarta, Indonesia for a year. While in Jakarta I taught English to toddlers, school aged children, teenagers and adults, at a variety of levels ranging from beginner-advanced.The name of the School I taught at was English First. I also taught business
English to corporate clients at different office buildings throughout the city.
Since returning to the states I've worked at two different international language schools in the Boston area. The First is EC, which is in downtown Boston near Quincy Market. While there, I taught English to adults at the beginner,intermediate,upper intermediate and advanced levels. The other is EF (Education First). I currently work at EF and have been there for nearly a year. I've taught a wide range of classes and levels. I primarily work with intermediate, upper intermediate, and advanced students. The classes I teach there and have taught are current events, culture & communication, advanced idiom/slang, intermediate vocabulary
, advanced grammar
, intermediate general English, public speaking
and a conversation class.
My style and approach to teaching revolves around the needs of the students. Normally, I'll tailor fit lessons to my audience and adjust accordingly when necessary. I'd make a great tutor because I'd be able to assess your needs or your son/daughters needs within the first meeting. I'd then prepare lessons,practice methods, and worksheets in order to focus on the areas that the student needs improvement on.
In the future, I'm planning to get my masters in Education and start working for the public school system. In the mean time, International language schools are great and I'm having a lot of fun teaching!