Learn English as a Second Language

 

American Language and Culture Training

 Real help from a real person

Audio/visual communication available through Skype.

  Real help from a real person    

Instructor: Lizz Caplan-Carbin, Ph.D.
Second Language Acquisition
Curriculum and Instructional Technology
English native speaker (American)
Fluent in German and French
Member of TESOL, ACTFL, AATG, CALICO, MLA, SLAIT

Silicon Valley Professional English Training

Serving San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Milpitas, Cupertino, Campbell, Palo Alto, Los Gatos, and Los Altos

Onsite private, small group, or large group English lessons at any level.

Live Online Personal English Teacher

Curriculum tailored to individual and professional goals. Personal English conversation and writing instruction with full flexibility and confidentiality.

Online private lessons at intermediate through advanced and specialized levels.

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Contact me for a free consultation appointment, additional details about lessons, and references.

teacher@englishinteractive.net
Skype: LizzCap

Online English Writing Tutor

English Writing class

 
Level 1
Improve communication skills and written self-expression. Compose accurate, descriptive sentences. Develop and improve grammatical skills.
Level 2
Improve grammar and sentence structure. Compose accurate, expressive paragraphs. Expand written communication skills.
Level 3
Improve English composition and essay skills. Compose clear and cohesive articles. Use audience-specific language styles, and develop appropriate pragmatical skills.
Level 4
Perfect grammar and English composition skills. Refine articles, research papers, original stories, poetry, lyrics, etc. Expand proofing and editing skills.

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Click here to get started: English Writing Survey

Click here for free resources in English Writing

 

English Conversation Skills

 
Level 1
Improve communication skills and self-expression. Practice speaking accurate, descriptive sentences. Develop and improve grammatical skills.
Level 2
Expand spoken and written communication skills. Improve grammar and sentence structure. Acquire and present clear and complete information.
Level 3
Improve English conversation skills. Present clear and cohesive arguments. Use common idioms and understand contemporary slang expressions and common collocations
Level 4
Learn accents, dialects, slang, and region-specific idioms for everyday English. Acquire and master field-specific language for business, science, hospitality, and other topics. Learn advanced collocations and allusions to historical or contemporary references.

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Click here to see  how I sound and what I know about English

Professional English class

Level 1
Beginning through Intermediate English skills for specific purposes. Curriculum is thematic and customized for the learners' professional goals. Linguistic targets include written communication for emails, memos, and reports, as well as spoken communication for meetings, conference calls, and presentations. Focus is placed on pronunciation, vocabulary building, listening, and basic cross-cultural expectations.
Level 2
High Intermediate through Advanced English skills for specific purposes. Curriculum is thematic and customized for the learners' professional goals. Linguistic targets include complex cross-cultural knowledge, presentation and negotiation skills, vocabulary building of idioms, slang, humor, and allusion. Focus is placed on self-expression, cultural translation, and linguistic control in social and professional situations.

Click here to get started: English Writing Survey