I am an American citizen, born and raised in the Midwest region. This area of the United States is known for its particularly flat affect, making it one of the easiest to understand and learn from. I have two years of ESL teaching experience from teaching primary school through adults South Korea. I have my TEFL Certificate as well as my CELTA. I have regularly tutored and taught English to students from all over the the world. I am currently living in Malaysia.
Focused in studio art, with Minors in Spanish and Psychology
2011 - 2014
Sinbok Elementary School
Grade School - Ulsan, South Korea
Taught grades second through seventh English as a Second Language. Designed semester-long course syllabus for the English department. Facilitated learning games and activities for children to gain a greater understanding of the English language. .
2009 - 2010
High School ESL Teacher
Wooshin High School - Ulsan, South Korea
Regularly gave lectures, assignments and presentations in English for high school level students studying English as a Second Language. As an English Teacher, I was often asked to judge debates or contests. In addition, I would grade papers, exams and plan lessons for each semester.
2009 - 0
English Conversation Tutor for ESL Professionals
Met in cafés or at the student's home. - Ulsan, South Korea and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
While still living in South Korea, I tutored children as young as eight, through mature adults. Their English conversational abilities were as varied as their ages. Some of my lessons included but were not limited to, test preparation, fluency, basic everyday conversation, reading, writing and listening proficiency, business English, language specific lessons and so on. I continue tutoring those that wish to improve their English language skills to this day, in person in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2017 - 2017
University of Cambridge - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
2009 - 2009
i-to-i Institute - Online
Completed multiple levels of the Teach English as a Foreign Language Course, specifically for young learners, children and adults