Rebecca is a writer and editor in New York. She speaks Spanish and English fluently. She has a Bachelor's Degree in English, and a Master's Degree in Writing.
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 corrects all of your mistakes. Each student receives a personalized document with corrections, vocabulary, pronunciation list, phrase list and more from class.
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.
Master of Fine Arts in Writing - Los Angeles, California
2003 - 2008
State University of New York at New Paltz
Bachelor in English
2013 - 2014
English Teacher, Native Tongue English Institute
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.
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