TEFL Worldwide Prague, Prague, Czech Republic -- May, 2019
TEFL Certification -- Accredited by IatQuo
Completed an IatQuo accredited on-site, 4 week, 120 hour TEFL program that included 10 hours of hands-on experience teaching in classrooms with actual ESL learners at the Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-intermediate levels. Program focus consisted of teaching methodology, language awareness, and hands-on application.
Delivered multiple full grammar presentations, (including 1st/2nd Conditionals, Quantifiers (‘Some’ vs. ‘Any’), and Present Perfect Continuous). An individual learner case study was also performed, where the one-to-one student was given a critical detailed evaluation of language strengths and weaknesses. From this a comprehensive learner profile a future series of lesson plans was developed.
Topics of TEFL program coverage included: Vocabulary, Grammar, Phonology, Business English, young learners English, Methodology, authentic materials and course books, and EFL Testing, among other EFL components.
Certification for Young Learners – May, 2019
Completed a four-and-a-half-hour course through TEFL Worldwide Prague certification program. Workshop consisted of methodology for creating routines and lesson planning, assisted learning via songs, chants, TPR, storytelling, and games, as well as how to properly maintain a young learner’s classroom and have it and the teacher’s resources work for you.
ESL/GED Tutor (Literacy Council of Sarasota – 8 months)
Tutored adult students for 4 hours a week during my junior year of high school. Worked primarily with adult ESL immigrant students, and some native speakers to improve their language literacy and communication skills.
ACT/SAT Tutor (Achievement Center Sarasota – 6 months)
Tutored high school students for upcoming ACT/SAT tests in multiple subjects, including language awareness.
Instructor – Combat Lifesavers Course (US Army – 10 months)
Trained soldiers in first aid, CPR, and BLS, preparing them to act as first responders to combat casualties. Additional training involved triage and patient assessment; acted as advisory counsel to platoon leadership on medical matters.