Teaching Young Learners

U.S. & International Experience (click to open)

ESL Instructor

Aug. 2019-Dec. 2019Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Instruct beginner-level Arabic L1 speakers in English employing the communicative language teaching approach
  • Design the course syllabus, group lesson plans, and materials focusing on speaking, reading, writing, and listening while developing students’ communicative competence
  • Assess student individual language learning needs when developing learning tasks and encourage a creative approach to solving problems when completing these language tasks

EFL Teacher

Feb. 2013-Aug. 2018Centre for Foreign Languages ASAP, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • Taught English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to 30+ young learners (ages 3-10) for their entire educational program
  • Successfully prepared students for standardized English tests (e.g., IELTS, FCE, SSAT) comprised of writing, reading, speaking, and listening sections
  • Organized extracurricular events and parties devoted to various celebrations and festivals for students and their families

EFL Teacher

Sep. 2015 - Dec. 2015Chernivtsi High School 5, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • Taught EFL to 9th grade students and acted as head-teacher to 11th grade students
  • Oversaw individual and group English projects spanning interpersonal communication, writing skills, and intercultural competencies
  • Led the organization of extracurricular activities for high school students designed to improve the physical and cultural development of youth

English Teacher & Camp Counselor

Jul. 2014 - Aug. 2014English Summer Camp, Hlybochok, Ukraine
  • Taught Ukrainian teenagers the English language and aspects of American culture
  • Organized leisure and recreational activities for children including talent contests, sports competitions, and concerts
  • Acted as a translator for students to assist with providing student services including room accommodations, travel itineraries, and events
  • Collaborated with AIESEC volunteers (world’s largest non-profit youth run organization consisting of a network of 700,000 youths representing 127 countries) to improve language teaching processes

English for All Lesson Plans

Happy Halloween

Yum Delicious

Exploring Ancient Egypt

English for All Teaching Demo Video