English Language-Business, Grammar, Test Prep, Conversation, Slang, All Levels; Teacher Training for student teachers of English
B.A. Political Science, Pitzer College (Claremont Colleges), 2002
Experience: 16 years
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I have sixteen years' experience working in international education. I am a professional English language teacher, business English trainer, test prep tutor, and editor. I also have five years' experience as the Academic Director of an international English language school located at Santa Barbara City College, in Santa Barbara,California, USA (Kaplan International English).
Currently, I am living in Germany and am a corporate 'Business English Trainer' for Daimler/Mercedes Benz and Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW). I am also a GMAT tutor for Manhattan Elite Prep. Furthermore, I am a consulting editor for a major German and worldwide publisher, Klett Sprachen Verlag. I am also an editor for Learning A-Z/RAZ-Kids. In addition, I teach lessons online to students from all around the world.
I teach all levels of English, beginning to proficiency (A1 to C2), all skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking), and grammar. I teach Business English, Technical English, English for Special Purposes (ESP), and English for Academic Purposes (EAP). I also specialize in Test Prep tutoring for standardized tests such as TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE, GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEIC, BEC, BULATS, PTE, etc.
In addition, I am an experienced teacher trainer, including training and practicum arranging for student teachers earning their TESOL/TEFL teaching certificates at UCSB/SBCC respectively. Including teacher training, I am a previous TESOL (Los Padres chapter, California, USA-CATESOL) board member (Membership Coordinator and annual Conference Committee organizer and Co-Chair; as well as having been a regular panel member and workshop presenter.