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Cinese Mandarino
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Hello!

My name is Theresa and I am an ESL teacher currently residing in Canada. I have been teaching English as second language for several years now, in a variety of different ways and I thoroughly enjoy it. I started teaching ESL when I was a student myself in high school, by tutoring exchange students and helping them get accepted to Canadian Universities. More recently, I taught English as a Kindergarten teacher while living China. During this time I also privately taught older students and helped them develop their intermediate English speaking and writing skills.

I believe the easiest way to learn a new language is to immerse yourself completely in it and so through my lessons I try to incorporate a variety of learning strategies that encompass speaking, reading and writing skills. That being said, I believe it is important to cater each lesson to each individual, based upon their learning goals, in order to ensure maximum learning potential.

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Programma

Competenze Didattiche

Canadian English
Children (4-11)
Teenagers (12-18)
Adults (18+)
Homework
Learning Materials
Reading Exercises
Writing Exercises
Accent Reduction
Interview Preparation
Listening Comprehension
Phonetics
Reading Comprehension
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
Writing Correction

Curriculum

Studi e Formazione

2008 - 2017
BA in Liberal Arts
University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
focus on Social work
2008 - 2012
Diploma in Social Work
University of Waterloo- Rension College - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
focus on Social work

Esperienza Lavorativa

2013 - 2014
ESL Teacher
Rockies English Language School - Jinan, Shandong, China
During my time at Rockies English Language School, I taught as an ESL teacher in a variety of roles. My primary role was as a Kindergarten teacher in a classroom setting; however, I provided private lessons with older students in a one on one setting. The lessons I prepared for my students were mainly focused on oral language skills with some lessons on written English and preparations for the CET exams. I created various lesson plans designed to engage students through activities, English stories, English songs and games designed for maximum interaction in large and small groups. As an ESL teacher with Rockies I demonstrated the ability to sell the company's teaching materials and to capture more students through demo lessons and by engaging with parents. I was able to build a trusting relationship with students and parents, which allowed for maximum learning potential.
2009 - 2007
ESL Tutor
University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Demonstrated ways to improve Chinese exchange students education within the university by catering lessons to the vocabulary used in the students chosen field of education.
2007 - 2004
ESL Tutor
St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School - Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Assisted exchange students from China with intermediate English writing skills to help them successfully gain admission to Canadian Universities.

Certificazioni

2013 - 2013
TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification(100 hour- with practicum experience)
Oxford Seminars - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
focus on ESL