American English Conversation
Master of the Arts, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Baccaleaureate of the Arts, Anthropology (TESOL minor)
Trinity Cert TESOL
Diploma, Russian Language, Defense Langauge Institute, Presidio of Monterey
English Language Fellow - three years - taught English and trained teachers for US Embassies in Moldova and Kazakhstan
Other foreign experince - Estonia - one year at English school
Belarus - one year at University in Brest
Intensive English Programs - University of Illinois (third semester) Angelo State University (two semesters), FLS at Azusa Pacific University (one semester)
Other US University Programs - Learning Skills, CSU Sacramento - Oral Skills Instructor and Multilingual Literacy
Experience: 8 years
Learners of every level - Learn English Conversation, with a focus on pragmatics, small talk, and intonation/pronunciation for increased understanding.
I have been teaching English for many years in the US, the former Soviet Union, and elsewhere (including Mexico and online).
I currently teach at the University of Illinois, a renowned university with a long history of great phonology teaching!
Please get in touch if you have any questions about this course!
PS For beginners, I also speak fluent Russian and some Spanish :)