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I am an early retiree with over thirty years of experience. I have the skills and knowledge to help you gain proficiency and raise your grades in your foreign language or English classes. Providing you with specific tools to improve your writing is one of my special skills. I will show you how to self-edit your written work before you hand it in and will give you tips on organizing your thoughts and putting them into a logical, coherent form so that your work will stand out. I can also coach you with your read-aloud ability so that you do so with proper expression and intonation.
I can also help with oral language skills and give you complete instruction on how to speak with poise and impress others in formal settings. Need work on your accent and/or diction? Want to learn and use idiomatic expressions? I can cover all aspects of your English language learning.
I am a fully-credentialed, experienced teacher with a TESOL certificate from a local accredited university. I have worked with students from all over the world to help them gain English reading, writing, and speaking competence. I am uniquely prepared to meet the needs of newcomers to this country who are struggling to learn English, a difficult, complex language with a wide vocabulary and innumerable idioms.
As I have lived in Latin America and in France, I am fully bilingual in these languages and am ready to work with students on pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and structure.
If you want to take advantage of a highly educated, competent, and enthusiastic teacher in your area, give me a call. I will work hard with you to ensure success. I am an early retiree with over thirty years of experience. I have the skills and knowledge to help you gain proficiency and raise your grades in your foreign language or English classes. Providing you with specific tools to improve your writing is one of my special skills. I will show you how to self-edit your written work before you hand it in
Annette is helping to keep my daughter on track with her online Spanish 3 high school class. She is very knowledgeable and has excellent teaching and Spanish skills both in writing and in conversation.
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I earned a bachelor's degree in history from UCLA from where I graduated with honors. U.S. History is an exciting subject and I can make it come alive for any student. I also keep up with current affairs by reading three newspapers daily. Add my many years of teaching experience to my academic background, and you'll have a quality and enjoyable learning experience.
I am a graduate of UCLA where I earned both my Bachelor's and Teaching Credential and followed that up with a TESL Certificate from Cal State L.A. I have taught all levels of ESL, from junior high school through adult school. My specialities include accent reduction, writing for clarity, grammar, and conversational skills with an emphasis on idiomatic expressions.
I am a graduate of UCLA where I minored in French in their top-rated French Department. I also had the opportunity to spend my junior year in Southwest France, so I have a firm grasp on conversational skills as well as grammar and reading comprehension.
I am a fluent Spanish speaker who can not only help you with conversational skills, but I am fully qualified to assist you in grammar, reading, and writing. I can fully explain and provide opportunities to practice challenging verb tenses, including the irregular past, the perfect tenses, the subjunctive and the conditional.