She taught English to Spanish speakers at Native Tongue English Institute in Colombia from January 2014 through December 2014. Since then, she has worked on Verbling as a private English teacher to professionals, university students, medical students and residents, travelers, and aspiring English speakers from every continent on the planet!
Rebecca speaks with a clear, comprehensible New York accent ( a North American "TV accent" ).
She teaches speaking using a process-oriented method which relies on comprehension, expression, and imitation as key modalities, and introduces new vocabulary, phrasal verbs and grammar concepts each class, integrated into conversation as they will be in real-time English use.
Which student are you?
~Some students have specific projects to work on with me, like practicing a presentation, studying for a test, preparing for an interview, reading and speaking about a medical or legal topic to enhance professional capability, applying for college (university), or help with college (university) essays, reading, and homework.
~Some students just need conversation experience with a native speaker full of new vocabulary, phrases, and grammar lessons, and casual, fun homework assignments.
~Some students prefer a structured series of grammar lessons with homework.
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.
I'm from New York, where we use a lot of phrases and idioms. The varieties we use are the same as you see in most American TV shows and Movies, so it's a pretty universal form of phrases and idioms to...