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I am an experienced instructor of English as a Foreign Language as well as a high school English teacher. I received a B.A. degree in English Literature from Boston University, have taken numerous graduate level courses in eduction, and completed a Teacher Certification program at Rhode Island College. While I have worked full time as an ESL teacher, I really love to work with students one on one. I find this to be a wonderful way to connect with students and I can structure my lessons to whatever the student needs. I try to make learning fun because I believe that happy students learn better than bored ones.
I have a very positive, outgoing and caring personality which makes it easy for me to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds. I am equally comfortable teaching children and adults. At past teaching jobs I have been known for developing close relationships with my students. I think teaching is an ongoing adventure; every day is unique. I look forward to working with you!
I have taught English as a Foreign Language for several years. My students come from all over the world, are usually college-age and range from beginner to advanced levels in their English ability. I have taught grammar, speech, including public speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, including academic writing and vocabulary
My grammar classes have focused on grammatical structures, including subject-verb agreement, verb tenses, modal verbs, noun, adjective and adverb clauses, conditional sentences, prepositions, articles and proper pronoun/antecedent agreement
My reading and writing classes have focused on enhancing vocabulary and comprehension skills using a variety of techniques and texts, and developing writing skills from basic sentences to research papers.
I have developed curricula for additional classes in dramatic reading, current events, vocabulary, novels, creative writing and many other topics of interest to my students.
I have a wonderful relationship with students from every part of the world; many of them are still in touch with me.
Superb — Superb tutor. Would highly recommend to other students. Professional, polite, highly educated, experienced, prompt with emails and telephone calls, etc ...
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