Rebecca is a writer and editor in New York. She speaks Spanish and English fluently. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English, and a Master's Degree in Writing. She is a published author who loves literature and is currently writing a collection of short stories. She lived in Colombia for five years, and knows what it's like to be in a new country learning a new culture and language.
She is different from other teachers because she holds a Master's Degree in Writing, as well as four years and over 3,000 hours of experience teaching on Verbling. She provides each student with a personalized Google Document with notes on your English, a vocabulary list, a pronunciation list, as well as homework assignments. She listens to you attentively and corrects all your mistakes in writing in your Google Document so you can study between classes.
Rebecca offers courses in Conversation, Reading and Writing, Pronunciation, Vocabulary, Test Preparation for TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, and GRE, Personal Statements for University Applications, Interview Preparation, Business Presentations, support for Medical Professionals, general Editing Services, and more. She provides academic and cultural support for current students attending College or University. She can also work with Spanish speakers who speak no English. She can provide Spanish to English translation.
Rebecca speaks with a clear, comprehensible New York accent (a North American 'TV accent')
Medical Students and Professionals:
USMLE Step 2 CS Clinical Skills Exam Preparation
Medical Residency coaching, support in the language-based aspects of effective case presentation, handovers, and patient history taking
University / College Students:
Crafting and Editing Personal Statements for Applications
Essay Coaching and Editing
Academic and Cultural Support
Presentation Editing and Coaching
Editing for Promotional Materials
Resumé and CV Editing Services
Classes for beginners who speak Spanish but no English
Inclusive of all countries, religions, cultures, ethnicities. LGBTQ Friendly.
I aim to make my classes a safe, judgement-free space of support.
Master of Fine Arts in Writing - Los Angeles, California
2003 - 2008
State University of New York at New Paltz
Bachelor in English
2013 - 2014
English Teacher, Native Tongue English Institute
Teach English as a second language to Spanish speakers in Ibagué, Colombia. Create and implement lesson plans and original teaching material, administer and grade weekly exams and student interviews, provide individual monthly student feedback, edit student writing and projects. Refined command of English grammar and usage, communication and exchange, clear and effective bilingual speaking skills.
2011 - 2012
Private Teacher, English and Writing
Teach and mentor a sixteen year old student with a focus on academic English and Creative Writing. Create and teach curriculum with a trajectory toward excellency in composition, literature, vocabulary, grammar, SAT preparedness and college preparedness. Curriculum creation, teaching, mentorship.
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