- Teaches students:
- Ages 15+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
I recently moved back to the United States after living in Italy for 5 years. Along with teaching English, I myself had to learn a foreign language, Italian. I understand the difficulties and also satisfaction that comes from doing this. I faced many challenges and have been through the embarrassment and self-doubt that comes with trying to speak something that doesn’t feel natural. I can relate you and want to help you on this journey.
While in Italy, I taught English to over 400 students, everyone from children to business men as well as beginners to advanced students. I have a TEFL certification and hold a Bachelors degree in Human Development. I have taught all types of lessons including Cambridge Exams (KET PET FCE CAE CPE), IELTS, and TOEFL. Even though I am experienced in teaching all types of lessons, my favorite to teach is grammar. I believe having a solid foundation of grammar is essential. I can help you improve your grammar by explaining even the most complicated topics in a clear way.
As a teacher I love to structure my lessons around the student’s personal interests and hobbies. During the first lesson, I want to hear about your goals and learn more about you. That way, during our lessons we can discuss your personal interests while using new grammar and vocabulary you have learned.
My greatest passion is working with people and helping them achieve a goal. I am dedicated to my students and want to help them in any way possible. If you are ready to start learning English with me, book a lesson today!
--Collaborated with colleagues to teach over 200 students of varied backgrounds tailored lessons in general English and test preparatory English
--Supported the Director of Studies by helping to assess student progress, meeting with students directly to discuss their strengths and weaknesses, and working to solve any problems
--Assisted students in a computer lab to use computer systems to practice particular parts of the English language and helped in copying, updating student profiles, and scheduling
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I had some lessons with Mary Grace because I wanted to improve my english. I think that tI did the best choice because she is a great teacher, she has a lot of patience and she helped me to learn a lot about grammar and the pronunciation. Thank you Mary Grace+ Read More
Marygrace has a great deal of experience educating students with diverse backgrounds. She is patient, kind and always caters to each individual student's needs. Her ability to instruct in such a way to create a positive and comfortable environment for each student is something to be recognized.+ Read More
Mary Grace is a very good English teacher. I would recommend her to anyone!
Mary Grace is extremely knowledgeable about the English language and a fantastic teacher. She knows exactly how to spot mistakes in a learner and strategically correct them through lessons and exercises that are efficient and fun. She is kind, patient and any school would be lucky to have her!+ Read More
Great teacher.Very patient and explains everything in detail.I highly recommend her