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Lori B.

New Braunfels, TX

$40/hour

Comfortable with Conversing in the world where you live

In-person lessons

$40/Hour


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About Lori

If you want to enjoy learning how to speak English, how to pronounce so you can be understood, how to understand the vastness of American culture and how to converse in practical and professional situations, then call me. I have spent 17 years as a missionary teaching English as a second language. I have had the opportunity to train others how to teach English and have seen how a little encouragement and a lot of listening can help the learner be more comfortable in their learner experience and this increases their confidence. I have taught Cultural Awareness in combination with teaching ESL during those years, living in 5 different countries and visiting several others. I have kept up my skills these last two years of moving back to the States by teaching English at a local manufacturing company, teaching ESL at the local Community Center and taking workshops. My life experience working with other cultures can bring much to the table. I am very respectful of other beliefs. My goal is to help others get past their fear of using English in everyday situations. My passion is pronunciation, conversation and phonetics. The rest is up to you! If you want to enjoy learning how to speak English, how to pronounce so you can be understood, how to understand the vastness of American culture and how to converse in practical and professional situations, then call me. I have spent 17 years as a missionary teaching English as a second language. I have had the opportunity to train others how to Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of New Braunfels, TX 78130
In-person lessons
English:
ACT Reading, Bible Studies, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, SAT Reading
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Phonics

I have had 30 years experience teaching ESL overseas and am currently an ESL Teacher / Clerical Aide at the local Adult Education program in New Braunfels, Texas. I have been with them for two years so far. I teach the lower beginner level and in doing so, we start from the beginning with how to make sounds, how to recognize letters that make the sounds and then how to produce those sounds with your tongue and mouth so the students can be understood. We then begin short stories, conversations and comprehension skills. We have a lot of fun doing it because I believe if you can't have fun doing something or learning something; then it takes much longer than it normally would. Each student has a different personality and it is the teacher's job to understand and work towards getting the student, no matter what age, to enjoy and feel comfortable that they are not afraid to make a mistake as they make an effort to learn.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lori will travel within 10 miles of New Braunfels, TX 78130.