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Aurelia M.

Washington, MI

$35/hour

Certified English as a Second Language & Spanish Instructor

5.0 average from 1 ratings

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Oakland University
Wayne State University
Master's
ESL
Graduate Coursework

Education

Oakland University

Wayne State University (Master's)

ESL (Graduate Coursework)

About Aurelia

I am a native English speaker who has also learned Spanish as a second language. I am a state-certified ESL (English as a second language) and Spanish instructor. I have been tutoring and teaching classes since 1995. My experience includes children as well as adults. Moreover, I have been teaching in public schools since 2001.

I have published a book about learning foreign languages. Further, I am fully capable of teaching all aspects of language learning including but not limited to reading, writing, speaking, listening, accent reduction, vocabulary, test preparation, grammar, etc. I am more than happy to customize instruction to your specific needs.
I am a native English speaker who has also learned Spanish as a second language. I am a state-certified ESL ( Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Washington, MI 48094
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Spanish
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

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ESL/ESOL

I am a state-certified ESL teacher. I teach ESL in public schools. I have been teaching ESL since 1995. I have a degree in teaching second/foreign languages with a number of classes being in ESL methodology. Moreover, I have been teaching university-level ESL and bilingual methodology courses since 2003.

Phonics

I have taught ESL since 1995 including phonics. Also I have taken three university-level linguistic courses which includes phonics. Further, I teach a university-level linguistics course since 2008.

Public Speaking

I have enrolled in a public speaking course from 1980 to present. Topics learned included eye-contact, pitch, pace, power, body language, use of examples, illustrations, the art of persuasion, supporting details, posture, visual aids, conviction, pausing, repetition, effective introductions, motivating conclusions, gestures, highlighting the theme, use of notes/outline, sense stress, modulation, etc.

Study Skills

I graduated from high school as salutatorian. In addition, I have received university commendations-dean's list, cum laude, summa cum laude, etc. I have learned very effective study strategies which I would be happy to teach others.

Oakland University
Wayne State University
Master's
ESL
Graduate Coursework

Education

Oakland University

Wayne State University (Master's)

ESL (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Aurelia will travel within 25 miles of Washington, MI 48094.