I have taught every summer during my time as an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh. Most recently as a graduate, I have been involved with the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project through the Young Writers Institute where I teach creative writing at the Cathedral of Learning in Pittsburgh. As an instructor of writing, my primary goal is to motivate students to uncover the benefits and the value of the practice. I believe every student is able to be inspired by the act of writing and literature. As with most skills, practicing is a large component in helping students achieve comfort when writing and sharing what they've wrote. The habit of writing, whether it be fiction or nonfiction, is highly beneficial to constructing a sense of self and confidence for the student. I have ...
Gizelxanath was born in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. A naturally talented opera singer, she has extended her repertoire range to an almost all encompassing one which includes musical comedy, french popular songs, latin american boleros, jazz, sacred music, Afro-Peruvian-style pieces, Argentinean tango and Mexican folklore, in addition to the standard operatic repertoire. Her artistic qualifications include operatic studies and Masterclasses in highly prestigious universities such as: The Mozarteum Hochschule für Musik (Salzburg, Austria), The Ark Institute for the Performing Arts (San Diego, California), The Conservatory of Music (Tijuana, México) and The University of Baja California. She has been the recipient of many noteworthy awards including: The University of Fresno ...
I have successfully taught ESL for four years. Everything from improving your language skills to work in the US to preparing to enter an American university. Improve your writing skills to write essays, and your speaking and listening skills to understand your professors, neighbors, and co-workers.
Experienced English teacher with years of experience. I have taught English primarily as a Second Language. I have a strong background in English Writing (BA and MFA degrees) that I have utilized to teach Creative Writing, Essay writing, academic preparation. I have also taught English to non-native speakers in workplace place environments. I am a community-focused educator with a student-focused approach to teaching. The lessons will incorporate materials that are useful to your goals. I am dedicated to my students, expect them to take their learning seriously, and I try to make my classes interesting, fun, and engaging.
As a language student and writing center tutor, I have gained experience teaching English as a second language. I can help anyone, undergrad to post-doc, with English skills.
I am an experienced tutor and classroom instructor in my 5th year of teaching. I have taught subjects ranging from the 9th grade English to ACT test prep to 200-level university writing courses.
Hi there! I have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, a master's degree in Educational Technology, and a bachelor's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), all from American universities. I've been teaching ESL and EFL to students from various nationalities since 1997, in both private and public schools/universities in both Brazil (where I'm from) and the U.S. I use various teaching methods based on student preference and needs. If you're ready to learn, just let me know!
Hello! I'm a resident of Pittsburgh, PA and hold a PhD in Applied Linguistics from Penn State University, a master's degree in Educational Technology, and a bachelor's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Northern Iowa. I've been teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) since 1997 in various contexts (language schools, public schools, universities, literacy councils, and private tutoring) and for various age levels (children, adults, and seniors). If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
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