...Prior to teaching ESL, I received degrees in English and Journalism. This expertise has helped me to improve my students' writing skills as well as conversation. I work closely with students to identify their goals and to create a plan to achieve them. (read more)
...She also has more than ten years of experience teaching Spanish for adults and children in Brazil and in the United States in private tutoring, and four years with WyzAnt tutoring. She has also worked in the FLEX (Foreign Language Experience) program in Fairfax County Public Schools, teaching Sp... (read more)
...Please practice also on your own, so that you can see progress. For languages, surround yourself with as much material like movies, TV, radio, natives, etc, as you can.
- Expect LOTS of repetition in language learning, especially for correct pronunciation.
- Please be honest, respectful, and f... (read more)
...In addition, I have had reading training from Lucy Calkins, the Founding Director of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University's Teachers College. She is also the author of the book, The Art of Teaching Reading. I have been teaching writing since 1978 and have worked with ESOL students and Special Education students since 1978. (read more)
...I have a special diploma for teaching French to foreigners and taught French to children in international schools and to American diplomats in embassies abroad for over seven years before starting to teach and tutor in northern Virginia in 2012. I am experienced at teaching adults, and tutoring ... (read more)