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SPECIALTY: Idioms and vocabulary building, pronunciation, and listening skills to improve conversation; grammar and writing practice to pass tests such as TOEFL and entrance exams for college credit English. Small groups are welcome; discounted group rates are available.
EXPERIENCE: I have the University of Cambridge CELTA certificate, 7 years teaching all levels and subjects in ESOL in community college, 3 years working with international corporate clients in a private language school, and over 500 hours of volunteer service as an ESL teacher and program director.
I make learning fun and easy by using real-life English, like songs, movies, and current events, to understand grammar and build vocabulary, then use these skills to improve speaking and writing. I have taught ESOL on all levels, in all subject areas, and to a wide range of students. Together, we will create a learning plan that matches your needs and goals. Every time we meet, I’ll bring interesting lessons and activities to reinforce the language skills we’re working on. As we work together to complete your learning plan, you’ll be able to see you language skills – and your confidence – grow!
Learning grammar can be fun and easy - I promise! - with a simple framework I have developed. A knowledge of grammar will lead to improved conversation and writing. It's easy to combine grammar and writing - let's work on these two subjects together for the price of one. Grammar and writing work well with group practice, and I offer discounts for groups of 2-6 students.
Over a period of seven years, I routinely taught ESL conversation classes on the highest level, with a focus on developing speeches, pronunciation, accent reduction, effective body language, and other skills for effective speech-making. I have also taught idioms classes, with a focus on incorporating idioms naturally in conversation. In addition, I have been involved as a volunteer public speaker, making presentations to over 50 corporations on behalf of the United Way.
Many students fear writing, but I make writing fun and easy - I promise! - with a simple grammar/writing framework I have developed. Your knowledge of writing/grammar will lead to more fluent conversation skills. It's easy to combine grammar and writing - let's work on these two subjects together for the price of one. Grammar and writing work well with group practice, and I offer discounts for groups of 2-6 students.
Great tutor! — We are extremely pleased with the progress made in such a short time. Dana is easy to work with and very accommodating to our busy schedule. ...
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