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I have a Master of Science, Education - TESOL. (TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). I have PreK-6 (elementary) and PreK-12 (deaf education) teaching licenses, and over 30 years of teaching experience. I will design a program just for you. I am fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). I established a global charitable literacy initiative for deaf and hearing English-language learners.
I love teaching English! Learn English by reading interesting books and articles and using English in daily life. You'll have fun learning English, and your friends will be amazed at how fast you learn. I am fluent in ASL and can teach Deaf learners.
I am fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and I have over 30 years of experience working with deaf and hard of hearing individuals. I have two teaching credentials (K-12 and Communication Handicapped, Deaf and Hard of Hearing) and am nearly finished with a graduate degree in ESOL.
American Sign Language (ASL) is a unique language, with its own grammar, vocabulary, and idiomatic phrasing. I have taught ASL to hearing and deaf people of all ages over three decades. I studied ASL linguistics and sign language interpreting at California State University, Northridge. I've taught parents of deaf children, and coached international deaf learners and sign language interpreters.I specialize in teaching bilingual ASL-English skills as used in reading. I work effectively with deaf "bridge" learners (college-bound English-language learners)to rapidly increase reading skills, vocabulary development, and use of idiomatic and colloquial language. I founded ASL Access, a fully volunteer nonprofit organization which placed over 5,600 ASL videos in libraries, nationwide. I authored the seminal document, Two Views of Deafness, which is used worldwide to teach respect for deaf people.
I have taught English and reading for over 33 years. I am fluent in ASL (American Sign Language). I love working with students who hope to improve their reading. I work very well with teen and adult hearing and Deaf students who are trying to reach academic (college)reading levels. With intensive tutoring, I've already helped several international Deaf students and others with special needs bring reading skills up to college level. I have a Master of Science in Education: TESOL (May 2013) and two K-12 teaching licenses (regular education and Special Education)that are valid in Virginia (renewed in 2012). I develop customized reading programs based on student interests. I work on increasing vocabulary, idiomatic (colloquial) language, and academic language while reading student-selected books and articles from real life.
I love encouraging people as they work toward their goals. University entrance is one of the most coveted dreams for many non-native English speakers. I'd love to help you move in that direction!
Although I haven't worked directly with a TOEFL curriculum, I am well able to guide you as you move forward in pursuit of your dreams.
I've hosted foreign exchange students and helped them toward English fluency in reading, writing, speaking and listening. One of my former "host daughters" is an undergraduate at an American university, now. I would love to meet you and discuss your goals.
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