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Marcelle H.

Experienced College Instructor:multi-level writing/literature/ESL

Houston, TX (77009)

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English

I have both a BA and an MA in English. In addition, I have taught a variety of English courses for over twenty-five years. Most of my teaching has been at the college level, but I have also taught high school, and I currently teach professionals. I have expertise in teaching ESL, literature,and writing at all levels [developmental (grammar,vocabulary,spelling,and punctuation) composition, argumentative writing, business writing, literary analysis, research papers, and legal writing].

ESL/ESOL

In addition to holding a master's level degree in English, I have taught both ESL classes and college writing courses to students who are speakers of other languages. I have taught English reading, writing, and speaking skills to Southeast Asian immigrants in a community program for adults and have tutored foreign attorneys pursuing advanced law degrees. I am currently teaching ESL to professionals here in Houston. Throughout my academic career, I have worked with international students to improve their English skills.

Grammar

In addition to holding a master's degree in English, I have taught writing and other English courses for over twenty-five years. In my writing courses, I have always diagnosed and addressed common grammatical errors in student writing. Moreover, I have taught developmental English and ESL writing skills, which necessitate both a good understanding of and the teaching of grammar.

Literature

I hold both a BA and MA in English. In addition, throughout my twenty-five years of teaching, I have taught a variety of literature courses at the high school and college levels. Over the past three years, I have taught college level survey courses in American literature, British literature, and world literature. In teaching literature, I emphasize a close, analytical reading of the text; thesis development; and effective textual support in well-written analytical papers.

Proofreading

in addition to holding a master's in English, I have taught a variety of writing courses for over twenty-five years. These courses include developmental writing, composition, and professional writing. When teaching, I spend several classes on proofreading and editing skills as the important, final stage of the writing process. In addition to noting proofing errors in thousands of student papers over the years, I have proofread and edited many professional papers and a legal writing text.

Vocabulary

I hold both a BA and an MA in English. In addition, I have over twenty-five years of experience in teaching college level English courses in both writing and literature. I have also taught high school English courses. Finally, I am an avid reader who favors literary classics and more complex contemporary fiction.

Writing

In addition to holding an MA in English, I have taught a variety of writing courses for over twenty-five years, mostly at the college level. These courses include English composition, developmental writing, literary analysis, argumentative writing, business writing, and legal writing. In addition, I have served as a writing specialist and tutor for law schools and have conducted a writing workshop for a small business.

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