Case Studies: Teachers
Language Taught: English
Years of teaching experience: 30+
There is nothing more important than communication. If I can help a person communicate, they are functional and confident.
What language do you teach, and why did you choose teaching as your career?
I teach English. And my reason for choosing to teach is simple. There is nothing more important than communication. If I can help a person communicate, they are functional and confident. That is why I teach –to enable effective, confident people to express themselves.
Where did you study, and how long have you been teaching?
I studied at the University of Wisconsin, George Williams College, and Loyola University. I have taught for twenty-five years. I teach adults, of any age. Sometimes I’ll teach kids one-on-one as well.
What do you look for in a student?
Both curiosity and initiative.
What should students expect in you as a teacher?
Students should expect both attention and empathy from me.
What is your favorite aspect of working for Language Trainers?
My favorite aspect of working with Language Trainers is the variety of people and their variety of needs: from reading or writing, to speaking or listening!
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