The course will focus on developing or improving grammar skills in conjunction with speaking and the use of idiomatic speech in association with various theme-based topics.
It is eclectic, holistic, dynamic, theme based and multi-faceted.
Each week students will learn about a grammar point or points, conversation strategies and vocabulary and idioms associated with a particular theme or topic of their choice.
City / Country of origin: Toronto, Canada
Mother language: English
Spoken languages: English
ABOUT THE TEACHER
I am an English as a Second Language (E.S.L) teacher who currently teaches for a school board in Toronto on a substitute teaching basis. I have been teaching E.S.L. for twenty years. I teach because I like helping others and imparting wisdom. I am interested in travelling, artistic pursuits, music and cultural activities. I hope to help others gain a more complete understanding of English if possible.
I have two Bachelor degrees, one in Anthropology and the other in Geography. I also have my E.S.L., part one from Brock University, St. Catharine's, Ontario, Canada. I obtained this designation in 1994.
I have taught, grammar, writing skills, TOEFL / IELTS, pronunciation, Enhanced Language Training (ELT), Business English, reading & listening comprehension classes, Test of Spoken English (TSE), M.S. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc. I have been teaching in Toronto to individuals from all over the globe for the last two decades.
Your English proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:
A1 - Beginner:
A2 - Elementary:
B1 - Intermediate:
B2 - Independent:
C1 - Advanced:
C2 - Proficient: