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Miami University (Spanish)
International House (Other)
Universidad de Alcalá (Master's)
I received my undergraduate degree in Spanish. After graduating I moved to Sevilla, Spain where I became certified to teach ESL to adults and received my CELTA certification (TESL certification done through Cambridge University). After completing my CELTA I continued to live in Spain where I taught English in both elementary and high schools for two years. While teaching in schools, I also was a private tutor to children, teens, and adults.
After spending two years in the north of Spain (La Rioja), I moved to Madrid where I received my Masters degree in Bilingual and Multicultural education. I spent one year doing my student teaching in an elementary school and continued to privately tutor. I will be in Spain the following year, but will be back in Naperville for one month during July/August. I have extensively studied Spanish and can tutor grammar, speaking, listening, reading and writing. I have also extensively studied English and can tutor grammar, speaking, listening, reading and writing. I also have experience preparing students for the Cambridge English exams (level testing of English known and accepted worldwide).
I enjoy using games in my classes and researched and wrote my thesis for my Masters on using games in the classroom. I also have experience teaching varying age levels,as well as group classes and one-on-one. I received my undergraduate degree in Spanish. After graduating I moved to Sevilla, Spain where I became certified to teach ESL to adults and received my CELTA certification (TESL certification done through Cambridge University). After
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I have taught English in elementary and high schools in Spain for three years. I received my Masters in Bilingual and Multicultural Education and did my student teaching in an elementary school in Madrid, Spain. I have three years experience with personal tutoring, both groups and one-on-one.
I studied Spanish at Miami University for four years, and studied Spanish throughout elementary and high school. While at Miami University, I tutored students in Spanish for one year. I have lived in Spain for three years and use Spanish on a daily basis.
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