Tiffani Velez

Tiffani V.

Allentown, PA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a licensed and experienced ESL instructor. I have many years of experience helping students reduce their accents and learn to speak English successfully! I'd love to help you with your language goals.

About Tiffani V.

Hey There! My name is Tiffani and I can't wait to meet you and get you started on your own path to learning English, writing a novel, or reducing your accent. I have been a Freelance Writer since 1996 and an educator since 2005, specializing in English Language Learning and Writing. I'm the author of four books and thousands of articles and news stories, and I'm certified in ESL and CASAS testing.

I'm also an experienced needle artist, designer and teacher. I have been teaching crochet for more than 10 years, and I'd love to teach you how to make something beautiful using this easy, elegant craft. ***Please note that I do not assist with pattern reading. If you're having difficult with a particular pattern you found on the internet, it could be because the pattern is poorly written. I can't fix the pattern. However, I can help you learn a specific stitch that can help you in deciphering the pattern, or I can find you a better pattern to do the same thing.***

My articles have appeared in magazines and newspapers, like Yahoo! News and Pennsylvania Magazine.

I have a flexible teaching style, and my bachelor's degree in Cognitive Science and my 15+ year history in working with students with special needs, allows me to approach lessons from many different angles. No matter your difference, I am the teacher who can help you reach your goals because your goals are my goals.

I have been teaching private lessons since 2005. I'm available most days of the week (check out my calendar), and I can work with you online through Skype, in person in the Allentown area at a coffeehouse or your home. Contact me for specific details, and I'll get back to you right away.

Learning a new language, or how to launch your freelance writing career, can be daunting, but you have everything within you to be successful. I'm here to help share my gifts, education, and experience with you. Contact me today, so I can help you reach your goals and realize your dream. Blessings!

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Jan
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Very helpful and excellent instructor!

Posted Sep 24, 2019
Gabriela R.
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Posted Mar 3, 2019
Roman
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Posted Jan 20, 2019
Lydia
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Tiffani is wonderful. So knowledgeable and willing to help. She certainly goes above and beyond. I feel like I have a new friend!

Posted Jan 30, 2018
william L.
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She is a very good teacher, she is vert responsible and patient, she is experienced and well accent.

Posted Jan 22, 2018
Zhengyang
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Posted Jan 2, 2018
Thaeda

Tiffani offered online lessons to my daughter in English and History- what a HUGE help she was! Definitely a life saver!

Posted Feb 28, 2017
Samantha
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Tiffani was very patient and helpful.- guiding me through each step. In just a short time I was able to move from beginner to intermediate skill level.

Posted Feb 28, 2017
Tiffani V.

Tiffani is an excellent teacher!

Tiffani made writing and English literature understandable and fun!

Posted Nov 27, 2013
Tiffani V.

Tiffani Taught My Daughter To Love Writing!

Tiffani has been my daughter's writing tutor for several month's now, and she has helped her to overcome her obstacles and become the writer she never thought she could be!

Tiffani is professional and punctual, and she curtails each lesson directly to my daughter's needs.

I highly recommend her!

Posted Aug 20, 2013

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Experience

ESL Instructor, Creative Writing Instructor
Sep 2017 - Present

Lehigh Carbon Community College

I teach intermediate ESL classes and beginning to advanced Creative and Freelance Writing at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Writer
May 2014 - Present

Booktrope

English Teacher, ESL Instructor, SAT Writing/Reading Prep, Autism Support
Mar 2013 - Present

Take Lessons

Learning Coach
Jan 2005 - Present

PA Cyber School, Connections Academy, PA Virtual Charter School, Agora Cyber Charter School

Needle Artist
Sep 2001 - Present

Ani Burnett Designs

Ani Burnett Designs is your place for unique and handmade Crochet and Knit items.

Freelance Writer
Mar 1996 - Present

Pennsylvania Magazine, Country Discoveries, Yahoo! News, Times News, Health.com, etc...

Museum Educator
Mar 2010 - Dec 2012

Lehigh Valley Heritage Center

Education

MFA Creative Writing
Apr 2015 - Sep 2016

Lindenwood University

MA English and Creative Writing
Jan 2014 - Sep 2014

Southern New Hampshire University

BA Cognitive Science
Mar 2010 - Jul 2013

Ashford University

English Literature
Jan 2013 - May 2013

Harvard University

Languages

Russian

Limited Proficiency

Spanish

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

CASAS Testing
Oct 2017

CASAS

I am trained and certified to test students for CASAS and other literacy and language acquisitions tests.

Awards

New York Book Festival Featured Book
Jun 2007

New York Book Festival

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