I am a Harvard University graduate in Linguistics with a compelling enthusiasm for teaching ESL as well as learning foreign languages. I have been working with the English as a Second Language learners for 9+ years in such settings as language schools, local libraries and the private clients' places of choice in the Greater Miami area.
A new life in the USA or maybe just a short visit here may present some personal challenges. Since 2014, I have incorporated into my ESL teaching a personal development coaching component. Its content is based on methodology and the class, Creative Insight Journey (CIJourney) taught at the Standard University's MBA program since 1980's. I share the CIJourney techniques and tools with my students to help them make a smoother transition to their new life circumstances as well as assist them in discovering the new choices, possibilities and goals awaiting them.
My broad interests (literature, foreign and American cultures, art, film, sports, theater, food/nutrition, international politics etc.) make me a qualified and an interesting ESL instructor, good conversation partner, and a knowledgeable guide to the American culture and Miami area.
I enjoy helping others improve their English language proficiency, when I can get to know my students and their personal and professional needs in respect to their encounters with the American culture and the American English language.
I am always fascinated with students’ backgrounds and their interests as well. This knowledge helps me prepare the engaging lessons with practical (academic, cultural, culinary, travel, fitness etc.) ideas. These ideas make great topics for conversations in English, make it more interesting to learn English grammar, broaden student’s intellectual horizons, as well as provide the helping hand in organizing time in the city and the country they might not know very well. I am a Harvard University graduate in Linguistics with a compelling enthusiasm for teaching ESL as well as learning foreign languages. I have been working with the English as a Second Language learners for 9+ years in such settings as language schools, local libraries and the private clients' places of choice in the Greater Miami area.
Ana is a great tutor, very patient and willing to explain as many times as need it. I was able to understand grammar rules in only 6 hours that we meet. I recently passed my entrance exam with 88 and my success was also because of her help and the way she made me understand each topic. I could never imagine grammar rules were that easy.
Thank you, Anna!!
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I am a TESOL certified ESL instructor. I teach non-native English speaking adults to learn or improve their English grammar, reading, writing, understanding and English speaking skills. I Develop lessons based on students’ needs and interests.
I Organize cultural activities such as museum, theatre and lecture visits, as well as city sightseeing in order to guide students in understanding the American culture. I provide a positive learning environment for ESL students by matching their interests and level of proficiency with recommended literature and newspaper articles. I test, evaluate and counsel students regarding their professional goals.