After working many years in the technical fields, I decided to begin a new career as a language teacher. This seems to be a natural for me as I love teaching and love languages. I have studied Japanese formally and informally for 40 years and am now working on Somali. I am a recent U of M graduate in Linguistics with a minor in teaching ESL. I have tutored Somali adults and children for four years in ESL classroom settings. I am very flexible in my approach to teaching. I could use prepar... [more]
I am a lifelong writer. I have two books nearly ready for publication. I specialize in the use of detailed outlines that are amazingly helpful in the writing process. I am an ESL teacher so I am very good with English grammar and sentence structure.
BA in Linguistics from the University of MN TESOL certification Currently employed by 51 Talk English and Cedar Riverside Adult Education Collaborative