My teaching method is based on communicative competence and on integrated learning and teaching. I believe in integrating vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing into my lessons, in relevant settings or units for my students. I am a communicator and have the ability to make sure my students understand and learn using only English and sometimes using role play, visual and audio props.
I am Irish, from Dublin, and a teacher of ESL and English literature who has taught in private schools and in private classes for adults, with groups of students from 25 to 12 to a class, also on an individual basis. The first school I worked at, a U.S. curriculum school in Santo Domingo, showed me the results of the SAT scores during my first year at the school; they were significantly higher since hiring me. I have a Masters degree in the Teaching of English as a Foreign or Second Language. I also have a Bachelor's in translation.
2000 to 2015: Taught adults private ESL classes, one-on-one or small groups.
1996 to 2000: Taught ESL in a private, Spanish language school, to students from 6th to 8th grade, groups of 15 students. I also was the English Department Coordinator and was responsible for teacher training in language teaching methodology.
1993 to 1996: Taught English literature, and ESL in a private, U.S. curriculum school, to students from 10th grade to 12th grade, groups of 15 students in each grade.
1990 to 1993: Taught English literature, and ESL in a private, U.S. curriculum school, to students from 10th to 12th grade, groups of 25 students in each grade.
My Masters in the Teaching of English as a Foreign or Second Language I got in 1996, with a Magna Cum Laude distinction.
I got my Bachelors in Translation, Magna cum Laude, in 1990.
I am a native speaker of French and Spanish. I have taught these languages in private tutoring.
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