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Diane N.

English for adults

New York, NY (10032)

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Diane's Tutoring Subjects

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English:
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Vocabulary
Writing
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ESL/ESOL

Certificate in English language teaching, New School University, January 2008. Courses included grammar, pronunciation, writing, principles of language learning and teaching, methods and learner assessment.

American Language Program, Columbia University: Adjunct instructor, summer 2008, teaching low intermediate level, six hours a week; summer 2011 and 2012, teaching an advanced three-week intensive, “English for Professional Purposes: Business,” 18 hours a week. As part of New School methods course, taught a 10-week writing lab for intermediate and advanced students, spring 2007. Occasional guest lecturer on “The Changing Media."


University of Lower Silesia, Wroclaw, Poland: As supervised practicum, team-taught an intensive three-week class for true beginners, summer 2007. Invited back as a regular instructor, in full charge of the advanced class, August 2008 and August 2009. Introduced two new courses, “Cultural Backgrounds of English-Speaking Nations,” October 2010, and “English for Professional Purposes,” October 2011. Developing "English for the Media."

Hunan University of Science and Technology, Xiangtan, China: oral English instructor, full time, spring semester 2010.

Private lessons in intermediate/advanced English and beginning French, in person and via Skype, to speakers of Japanese, Chinese, Polish and Russian.

Public Speaking

I help ESL students improve both their English and their public speaking skills by having them plan and make a series of presentations, both individually and in teams, which are recorded on digital video. I then sit down with them to watch the videos and give feedback on their effectiveness, covering such elements as word selection, grammar, pronunciation, body language, use of audiovisual aids, etc. I have used this method successfully in the American Language Program at Columbia University in New York, where students always rank it as a highlight of my course in "English for Professional Purposees," as well as the University of Lower Silesia in Poland.

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