University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota (PhD)
I think the relationship with the student is of primary importance. Creativity and patience are needed on the part of the teacher. I try to treat each student as an individual with specific needs and interests that we can build on. I like to use YouTube and other online sources to connect with students, and provide a variety of resources for each student's needs. I have considerable experience teaching English writing and literature at the undergraduate college level, and teaching professionals who want a higher level of English. I also have experience teaching ESL; the majority of my students are not native English speakers. I have also taught in Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco.
Most importantly, I think learning about language and literature should be fun, with a goal for lifelong curiosity. Most of my students are adults. I prefer not to tutor people for tests, such as the SAT or TOEFL, but to coach them in the English they most need. I think the relationship with the student is of primary importance. Creativity and patience are needed on the part of the teacher. I try to treat each student as an individual with specific needs and interests that we can build on. I like to use YouTube and other online sources to connect with students, and provide a variety of resources for each
Pamela is very knowledgeable, intelligent, organized, patient, encouraging, and thoroughly committed to the best outcome. It is a joy to work with her.
Thanks for the kind words. It's a joy to teach when the student is as motivated as you.
A good session of practice answering interview questions about two articles I wrote. We practiced bridging and staying on point.
Thanks, Daniel. Our sessions are always enjoyable for me--and I usually learn something, too.
Pamela helped me in being confident in public speaking and gave me some exercises which I feel are really helping me develop my public speaking and presentation skills. I'd love to have more and more lessons with her in the near future.
With Pamela I learned regular phrases that describes many things In a few words.
I like from Pamela, the way how she teach and her patient.
Pamela helped me to have a better pronunciation in specific words and we will work in new ones.
Thanks to wyzant for has a Pamela like tutor.
Pam always gives me good advice. She is very patient, understanding my needs and willing to help me in a various aspects. She is not only an English tutor, but also a good consultant for my job.
Prof. N. has been helping me through my masters degree program and has been a tremendous help. Since English is my second language, she has been very helpful in improving my language skills. Since she speaks multiple languages, she is able to understand problems new English speakers encounter. I would highly recommend her for young professionals and students of Masters and PhD programs.
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I have taught English (writing, literature) at the university level for over 20 years.
I have taught ESL for 5 years, tutoring students with a variety of native languages, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, and Croatian. I prefer to teach students who are at least at the intermediate level. I can teach writing, reading, vocabulary, and conversation. I have a degree from the International Language Institute in DC in TESOL.
I've taught grammar at the university level for over 20 years. I have a good understanding of the differences in grammar between English, German, French, Arabic, and Spanish, as I have studied these languages.
I have taught English and American literature at the university level for over 20 years, at the University of St. Thomas and Augsburg College in Minnesota. My Ph. D. is in Theatre Arts, which requires research and writing about the literature of drama.
I have been a university prof for more than 30 years. This required me to lecture frequently, often to large groups of students. I also gave lectures to as many as 300 people on a variety of subjects--mostly related to Arab cultures and film. Some of these lectures were PowerPoint; some not. I also taught Public Speaking to extension college students at Augsburg College in St. Paul, MN.
I have taught writing at the university level for over 20 years, and have written for academic and artistic journals. I am also a playwright.