I was born in Chicago to Thai parents and was raised in the city before moving to San Diego, California to finish my baccalaureate degree. As a first generation American, I grew up with both the beauty of two cultures and languages at home. Thus, teaching English as a second language is something I have done since I was a child with my parents.
I earned my 130-hour TEFL/TESL certification from San Diego State University American Language Institute. Since receiving my certificate I have taught classes for nonprofit organizations, University students and a well-known accredited Language Institute in Southern California. I can adapt to a variety of learning styles and have a passion for developing academic plans for students who want to further their language acquisition.
To supplement my teaching skills, I became a certified yoga instructor in 2014 and have been guiding students through their practice at a local community studio for 6 years. My goal is to foster and maintain an open, honest, and communicative learning environment where you as a student feel supported, confident, and appropriately challenged.
When I am not in the classroom, you can find me in hiking the California mountain ranges, salsa dancing, studying other languages or spending quality time with my family!
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