University of Wisconsin-Madison (English, Com Arts)
I am a native Chinese and came to the U.S. for undergraduate degree. I have recently graduated from University of Wisconsin - Madison with a bachelor's degree in English and Communication Arts as well as certificates in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language and Education Service. I have started tutoring English before I came to U.S. and I have volunteered with language programs in nonprofit organizations in Madison, including Literacy Network, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, and Catholic Multicultural Center, and I taught an ESL class for visiting scholars at UW-Madison for one semester.
These experiences have extended my interest in teaching further and I proudly feel that I am helping needed people with my experience and knowledge that I have long been trained. Moreover, from my experiences in teaching, most ESL students, especially adult learners, regard English as the bridge connecting them to further academic and professional achievements. As the teacher, I have used my knowledge in the language as well as teaching to help them build that bridge and overcome problems that occur in the process. As a non-native English speaker myself, I shared the experience of learning English with my students and understand that the process of learning a foreign language is never easy. I empathize their frustrations toward difficulties and I am more than willing to use my own experience and knowledge to help them throughout the process.
I have taken TOEFL myself several times for college application and my most recent TOEFL score from October, 2015 is full score, 120 out of 120. I have been private IELTS tutor before as well. I am a native Chinese and came to the U.S. for undergraduate degree. I have recently graduated from University of Wisconsin - Madison with a bachelor's degree in English and Communication Arts as well as certificates in Teaching
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