University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus (English)
Iteramerican University, Metropolitan Campus (Graduate Coursework)
I'm a retired English Teacher with 30 years experience teaching English Language Arts in High School, College and Adult Education levels. I have also taught ESL, ESOL, Conversational and Commercial English in College Levels and Adult Education. I also have experience preparing persons to take the Citizenship Exam at Immigration and Naturalization Centers. I have tutored regular High School students, college students and adults who are not proficient in English.
I had the opportunity to translate the script of a movie from English to Spanish, and also create the sub-tittles in English for the same. I prepared the curriculum of Conversational English, levels Basic, Intermediate and Advanced and Commercial English for a Community College in Puerto Rico, Instituto Tecnico Empresarial, located in San Juan, which was approved "as is" by the Puerto Rico Department of Education. I am licensed to teach in Florida since 2007, when I taught at a High School in Jacksonville.
As I remarked before, I try to make the learning process fun for my students, as a person is much more receptive to learning when he or she feels at ease. Another aspect in which I try to be very focused is in giving the student what he or she needs. If the student wants conversational English, I will NOT burden him or her with grammar, verb tenses, sentence construction and such in a direct way. The student will start to work with the oral part of the language. The necessary language art elements, will be covered by integrating them to the "speaking" side of the lessons. I have lots of material, compiled in my 30 years as an English Teacher, which I strongly believe will be for the benefit of my students. I'm a retired English Teacher with 30 years experience teaching English Language Arts in High School, College and Adult Education levels. I have also taught ESL, ESOL, Conversational and Commercial English in College Levels and Adult Education. I also have experience preparing persons to take the Citizenship Exam at Immigration and Naturalization
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