Ben

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map_pinUnited States
2:44 AM (GMT-05:00)
class
English
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67
time
220
class
English
user_group_man_woman
67
time
220

Speaks

English
Native
,
Portuguese
B2
,
Spanish
B2
,
Japanese
B1
,
Russian
A2
,
Mandarin
A1

About Me

I'm Ben Blanchard. I've been teaching English to people of all ages for 10 years. I've taught around the world on three continents; my students have have been corporate managers, academic researchers, college students, kindergarteners, and everything in between. I hold a degree in Linguistics from the University of Massachusetts and a CELTA certification. I'm passionate about grammar, pronunciation and communication in general.

Teacher Stats

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class220
class_blackboard2.6 lesson average
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Schedule

Teaching Expertise

Beginner
Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Upper Advanced
American English
Adults (18+)
Accent Reduction
Business English
Colloquial English
Grammar Development
Interview Preparation
Listening Comprehension
Phonetics
Reading Comprehension
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
Writing Correction
SAT
TOEFL
TOEIC

Résumé

Education

2010 - 2014
State University of New York
Master of Science in Education
1991 - 1995
University of Massachusttes
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics

Work Experience

2008 - 2013
Languages by Nicole
English Instructor
2006 - 2007
Carnegie Mellon University
Language Technology researcher
2005 - 2006
English Square
English Teacher
2004 - 2005
Pine Manor College
English Instructor, English Language Institute
2005 - 2005
Schutz-Kanomata English
English Instructor

Certifications

2004 - 2004
School for International Training
Co-validated CELTA/TESOL cetificate