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I earned my MA in teaching English as a second language and have worked with everyone from nearly fluent children to adult beginners. I am prepared to cater my lessons to suit whatever your needs may be! I am experienced in online and on the ground teaching at the university level and have worked with everyone from children learning phonics and the alphabet to adults learning academic English and research skills for PhDs. I myself have studied a number of languages, and I bring this knowledge to each lesson in order to address specific challenges a student might have. I look forward to starting a language learning journey with you! IF A TIME IS NOT LISTED AS AVAILABLE, PLEASE SEND ME A MESSAGE. I CAN PROBABLY ACCOMMODATE YOU :)
Licensed ACCENT REDUCTION professional teacher | Certified Job Interview Coach | Communication Coach Can you pronounce these words? GIRL, WORLD, RARELY I am from California and come from a long family line of professors, teachers and qualified educators. My BIO is highly specialized in pronunciation / speech therapy / advanced oral fluency. *I am a CEIP | Certified Employment Interview Professional™ *MASTERS of TEFL and TESOL, Honors | 20+ years experience *5-star presenter at International TESOL (Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages) conferences. *National Tutoring Association International Member | NTA *PARW/CC member | Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Counselors. *I am trained to customize lessons based on NATIVE language, this is the KEY to success! Licensed Job Coach | Professional Communication Coach | Speech Therapist ESL --------------------------------------------------------- I will show you where to place your tongue and also the vocal chord strategies needed to create American English sounds. Do you know that most difficult sounds come from a vibration in the vocal chords? Native speakers change the pitch of all vocal sounds for a wide variety of reasons. If you said these words on Speaker Phone, would you be understood ? live, life reef, wreath man, men ladder, letter bump, lump their, where ranch, rich caller, color ___________________________________________ "Since studying with Kristine, I have had many compliments from branch office in New York...My colleagues in the US can finally understand me on speaker phone." -Yang, ESL student in China "I was worried about my presentation in Los Angeles, but Kristine helped prepare me and I was able to answer all audience questions with ease. I have had many English teachers in my lifetime, but none who have helped me so significantly as Kristine." -Sebastian, ESL student in Russia _____________________________________________ I have special training in Public Speaking with an emphasis on Non-Native speakers. CLIENTS INCLUDE: IT/software engineers CEOs, Small Business Owners Graduate Students at US universities Doctors, Scientists, Cancer Researchers Computer Programmers | Engineers Product Managers HR Managers Executives COMPANIES I HAVE WORKED WITH: Amazon Facebook Google Microsoft Pharmaceutical Companies Top Universities Apple TikTok Twitter Government Agency Professional Actors Life Coaches ----------------------------------------------- * BA, Honors, Math and French, Grinnell College, Top-Ranked US Liberal Arts *Stanford University Math scholar, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, Sorbonne in PARIS visiting French scholar *Teaching Assistant, University level, Math and French *Instructor, Writing, ESL and Math labs, University level *MASTERS of TESOL and TEFL, Honors | 20+ years experience
Do you want to improve your conversation skills, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, written expression, vocabulary, and fluency? I would love to help you achieve your goals. I've been teaching English for 9+ years and my students have gone on to significantly improve their fluency. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! Coming from a background of online education and homeschooling as well as attending an Ivy League university, I am extremely capable of not only helping you reach your goals, but pushing you further in accomplishing amazing achievements! Learn from the comfort of your own home – I have expertise in online education software (so no more Zoom fatigue!) Learn English confidently with a knowledgeable and warm tutor who puts YOU first!
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Awesome… Roman had a good method, I will continue with him
Gina (English (ESL) lessons with Roman N.)
He is a very good instructor, he explains the ideas in easiest ways and with a lot of valuable information. highly recommended.
Mohammad (English (ESL) lessons with Roman N.)
I'm a beginner from Korea. He is a really nice teacher. I am learning a lot and always having fun in class.
Soohong (English (ESL) lessons with Todd R.)
I was nice to meet with Todd. He is confidence and also I was learning faster in my first lesson. So we make a game plan to get my success in my goals. Highly recommended.
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