InterestsI enjoy sharing my knowledge of Canada and Canadian culture with my students; in return, I enjoy learning about their knowledge and culture. Other interests I have are writing fiction, songwriting, playing music, and enjoying nature.
Research InterestsEnglish Grammar
EducationB.A. in Creative Writing, University of Victoria
TESL Diploma, Vancouver Community College
M.A. in Applied Linguistics, University of New England, AU
Employment HistoryI began teaching at T.R.U. (formerly U.C.C.) in May of 2001 after having taught in Vancouver, Mexico, and Prince George.
Courses TaughtMy current areas of teaching are grammar, reading, writing, oral communication, and pronunciation at the lower intermediate, intermediate, and advanced levels. I also teach in the TESL program. In my classes, I like to act as a guide and facilitator, allowing students the opportunity to discover and explore the English language as much as possible.
Professional AffiliationsBC TEAL