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Melissa teaches

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

Teaching since:
2009

I am a veteran ESL teacher who has traveled the world extensively, working hard to help others succeed with the English language. I graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a BA in Psychology. Also, I obtained a TEFL certificate from TEFL International in Phuket, Thailand, a very renown established program.

As a teacher who is passionate about the English language, I love creating a fun and exciting teaching environment. I find that if the class is dull, the student is not engaged or attentive, resulting in a loss of time and money for the student.

Because I have traveled around the world, I am able to easily assess the student's learning style as I have been exposed to a variety of sorts! Nothing is more rewarding than helping the student fall in love with English, no matter "where in the world" we are located!

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Experience

Online English Instructor
Jan 2018 - Present
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Online English instructor, teaching Chinese students aged 4 to 16 years old.
Instructing and assessing each student privately.
Creating a unique online classroom experience, while satisfying the needs of each individual student.

Education

BA Psychology
Aug 1998 - Aug 2002
University of Texas at Dallas

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

TEFL Certificate
Apr 2009
TEFL International

TEFL certification class which incorporated a minimum of 100 hours of academic course work and 6 hours of observed student teaching with ESL students.

1 Review

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Kelli Apr 17, 2018
ESL · Online

Melissa is an amazing teacher! Truly one of a kind. Our girls always look forward to their lessons with her. She is very kind, patient and makes learning fun for them. Highly recommend her!

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