I teach the Online TEFL Certification Course. I have been with ITA since June of 2020.
BA in English, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2009
MA in Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 2014
TESL Certification, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2009
US: San Diego, CA and Denver, CO
Abroad: Poland, UK, Japan, and Kuwait
Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Japan, Kuwait, South Korea, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, and Ecuador.
I was a judge for a student version of “American Idol” at a middle school in a small town in Poland. The other two judges on the panel were Catholic priests who spoke almost no English!
Go with an open mind. Leave your preconceived notions behind. Try to have an even mix of local and expat friends. Use one day of your weekend for reconnecting with loved ones back home and resting. Use the other for exploring!