Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
(Formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies)
BA, 2014, Liberal Arts
Social and Behavior Sciences Concentration
Soka University of America
Areas of Expertise
ESL, IEP, and ESP Instruction
(TOEFL, SAT, and ACT)
Digital and Online Learning
Second Language Acquisition
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ESL program offers both intensive and general track, depending on students’ needs and English levels. Students often take intensive ESL before they start Test Prep programs. General ESL is suitable for students of all ages.
Critical writing lessons help students improve skills in analyzing various sources and develop sound arguments. Having strong writing skills will significantly benefit students’ academic performance in colleges and beyond.
Speaking lessons allow learners to improve both fluency (i.e., efficiency and fluidity when expressing ideas) and accuracy (i.e., appropriate usage of vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation). Accent modification lessons are also offered to improve learners speaking skills.
In order to enter top universities and private high schools, students are expected to score high on their standardized tests. Here are currently offered programs: TOEFL, SAT, ACT, HSPT, and ISEE. (Others available upon request)
College admission officers look at students’ performance inside and outside of classroom. This service guides students and parents through the entire admission process and monitors students’ academic progress.
This services is designed for students from 7th to 12th grade. Each session aims to help students explore major/career choices, set their academic goals, and cultivate better learning habits for future success.
Business English lessons help working professionals improve language skills that are essential for work environment, including e-mail writing, public speaking, meeting debriefing, and work socializing.
Having content knowledge does not guarantee effective teaching outcomes. Through a series of training courses, ESL teachers/tutors will learn effective teaching approaches, assessment methods, and lesson planning.