I am an English-language teacher with several years of experience. My teaching philosophy is that language is a skill to be learned, not a subject to be studied. Accordingly, I focus on having students use their English. I am also a Spanish-language learner.
at Heilongjiang International University
September 2017 - at Present
I started in the School of European Languages teaching workplace English to third-year French, German, and Spanish majors. I then moved up to the Applied English Department to teach newspaper English to third-year translation majors, business English to second-year business English majors, and two different general English courses to first-year business English majors. I'm currently in the new School of International Business and Trade teaching Introduction to Western Civilization, UK and US Physical and Human Geography, and the Cambridge Business English Certificates (Preliminary). I've also taught a professional development course for Chinese high school teachers of English.
at Jinggangshan University
September 2016 - June 2017
I taught English to civil engineering, English, and business English majors, as well as an English teaching course to primary education majors.
at Pingdingshan University
September 2015 - June 2016
I taught English to second-year English majors.
at Zibo Jianqiao Experimental Middle School
August 2014 - June 2015
I taught English to first- and second-year middle school students. I taught 16 classes each week with 58-60 students in each class.
at Professional Development Centre (Study Inn)
June 2013 - May 2014
I taught English at a language school to students ranging in age from eight years old to middle-aged adult, and language levels from elementary through advanced. I used Cambridge English materials.
Graduate Certificate in Global Studies
at Liberty University
2013 - 2013 (1 year)
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
at Coventry House International/ONTESOL
2008 - 2009 (1 year) Ontario
Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies
at Liberty University
1987 - 2009 (22 years) Virginia
I am an English-language teacher whose main experience is teaching at universities. I emphasize the importance of using one's English.