Cindy Salazar

Cindy S.

Pearland, TX

About Cindy S.

Cindy teaches: Ages 18 and up
Teaching since: 1999
Last sign in: More than two months

Overview

Hi there!

My name is Cindy and I can't wait to meet you! I have been teaching private lessons since the year 2000 and I love helping my students learn to speak American conversational English, gain self-confidence to speak and especially that they have fun while learning. I am flexible, have a great sense of humor and make learning English enjoyable!

My teaching style uses the student-centered University of Cambridge (CELTA) teaching method. My classes are interesting and relevant.

I am also a TOEFL Tutor and use the accredited TOEFL materials in my curriculum. The goal is for you to learn strategies to help you raise your TOEFL scores and to practice using actual previous TOEFL material.

I have taught many different nationalities including those from:

Thailand
India
Morocco
Romania
Latin America
China
Korea
Kazakhstan
Saudi Arabia
Sudan
Russia
... just to name a few.

I look forward to helping you reaching your goals!

Experience

Translator
Dec 2006 - Dec 2014
TD Landscape Company

Translated company handbook, fielded Spanish speaking phone calls, translated for Spanish speaking employees in regards to all HR questions,

Accent Reduction Specialist - Chennai, India
Apr 1999 - Apr 2001
Tidal IT Park

• Interviewed and trained call center customer service reps to speak American English and idioms.
• Listened in on live phone calls with customers. Noted problematic pronunciation and conducted classroom training for pronunciation drilling and error correction.
• Taught proper register and formality for American customer service calls.
• 10 year work visa provided.

English Teacher - Bangkok, Thailand
May 1996 - May 1999
Royal Thai Military Academy

Taught Conversational English to 5th year graduating cadets
• Target language and proper register and formality associated with their duties as officers, including greeting visiting dignitaries, and foreign military personnel.
• Designed their curriculum.
• Work visa provided.

Education

Criminal Justice
Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Pierce College

Languages Spoken

Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

University of Cambridge CELTA (Certified English Language Teacher for Adults)
Jul 2016
University of Cambridge

3 Reviews on Cindy S.

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Nour F. Dec 28, 2016
· ESL · In home You are an awesome teacher.Thank you so much for making my first lesson wonderful !
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Russell Oct 1, 2016
· ESL · In home A helping hand and a joy to be around
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Angie Oct 1, 2016
· English · In home Excellent instructor! She is kind and clear. She has lots of patience and makes sure you understand the material/lessons. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher, I highly recommend her!
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