Joy Briggs

Joy B.

Mocksville, NC
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About

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Joy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2001

Here are the things that make me great as a teacher:
1. I like to have fun.
2. I love to see the light bulb come on when a student 'gets' something!
3. I am a nice person.
4. I have a Bachelor's degree in English.
5. I make the class fun!

Here is what our class will look like:
A. Lots of conversation. Me asking you questions and you talking, followed by me listening and gently giving corrections on the way you pronounce the words.
B. Practice of writing words and reading short stories. This strengthens your understanding and gives your brain 'muscle memory'. This means you will get stronger and stronger in knowing the English language.
C. The success of our class will depend 50% on how I lead you and 50% on the effort you put into it. You work hard (and have fun while doing it) and I will work just as hard as I can at making it a fun environment!
D. Our class will be fun, and way more than just another boring lesson plan.
E. Sometimes there will be snacks, compliments of your teacher. Because I love to bake. :)

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Experience

Tutor/ESL Teacher
Jan 2001 - Present
Self Employed

I have worked for more than 16 years tutoring students of all ages in ESL, privately and in groups. I meet with students either face to face or online through a video chat system (such as Skype, Facetime, etc).

Education

B.A. in English (Communication)
Aug 1991 - May 1995
Nazareth College of Rochester, NY

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency

Photos & Videos

I like meeting with my students via Skype and Facetime as much as I enjoy face-to-face classtime.

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My beautiful mother and I at my sister's wedding - life is good, even at the end of a long, sweaty, wonderful day! :)

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My sweet and adorable cats who were probably telling me it was time to feed them in this photo.
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