I am a native Houstonian with a lifelong love of learning. My educational background is in government, law, and history, and my job is helping to preserve the history of the institution where I work. When I am not preserving history, I love spending time with my family, being a volunteer literacy tutor, tap dancing, Zumba, reading, and learning new languages. As a tutor, whether volunteering or on WyzAnt, it is a joy to guide my learners in improving their particular subject. I have tut... [more]
I have been volunteering as an adult ESL literacy tutor for almost three years. My students and I work quite a bit on pronunciation and speaking, so I am familiar with basic phonics. I create short word lists based on the sounds we are practicing, and it helps my class hear and feel the differences in how the words sound (for example, ship-chip-shop-chop).