New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year!  According to my quick internet search over 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions every year. Unfortunately, most don’t fulfil them very long! Perhaps this occurs because we don’t really understand what the word resolution means? I’m going to take a deeper look at resolution and its other derivatives in today’s post. […]

Meet Mrs. C

I love learning, and I have been fortunate to earn a M. A. in Linguistics, Certificate in TESL, Certificate in Reading, and B. A. in English.  I am planning to start a Technical Writing Certificate at UC Berkley in the future.  I love teaching, and since 1999, I have had the opportunity to tutor and […]

An ESL Student’s Guide

An ESL Student’s Guide to Good Communication with Classmates is available for $10 at It provides cultural and communication tips for college success. Also included is vocabulary development, conversation topics, and writing prompts. This guide is at a beginning to intermediate language level. You can look inside the book here!