NC ESL 4B - Intermediate High B - Ying Fisher
|Course:||Intermediate High B|
Ms. Ying Fisher
I was born and raised in Northeast China. I went to Kyoto, Japan in September, 2000 to study. I lived in Kyoto for three years where I attended the graduate school and worked part time at a Japanese company to support myself. I moved to LA in August, 2003, and I’ve made LA my home ever since. I have two children. My daughter is fifteen, and my son is eleven. I enjoy traveling all over the world with my kids. I love exercising, reading, as well as hanging out with my friends and families whenever I can. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Business English from Jilin University in China. I learned Japanese and earned my Master’s Degree from Ryukoku University in Japan. I first came to LA as an exchange student from Ryukoku University to California State University at Northridge (CSUN) in 2003. I studied in Communications. Later, I returned to CSUN and finished my Single Subject Teaching Credential for English, Mathematics, and Chinese. I also have a TESL certificate for teaching English as a Second Language at college level. I have taught various classes in English, Mathematics, and Chinese at William S. Hart UHSD for twelve years. At evenings, I’ve taught ESL at Golden Oaks Adult School for four years and at College of the Canyons since 2015.
Teaching ESL is my love and passion because there's nothing more exciting and heartwarming than teaching students from all over the world and helping them reach their American Dreams like me!
This course continues and expands the development of English skills at the beginning high level through listening, speaking, reading and writing, including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
What to Expect in this Course
In this course, we do most of the instructions and meetings through Zoom during the course designated hours. In addition, we use Remind to stay connected. Homework is assigned three to four times a week while class meets three time a week. However, homework is recommended. It's not mandatory.
Types of Assessments
Final exam is mandatory and proctored during class time through Zoom.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Course materials are Side by Side which can be purchased from COC bookstore, online from Pearson, Amazon, and etc. Students have their options on where to get their book.
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Last updated: 10/26/2021 Sub#: 983