Gwen Gates

Ms. Gwyneth Gates

Instructor of ESL

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ggates@dwci.edu

Biography

Gwyneth graduated with a master's degree in TESOL from Brigham Young University in April 2018.  She has taught and tutored both young learners and adults in the United States, the Czech Republic, and South Korea.  Her teaching experience includes academic English grammar, reading, speaking, listening, and writing, conversational English, and language test prep.  When not teaching, she can be found playing bluegrass music with friends, taking walks and hikes, reading books, or attending concerts.

Education

M.A. TESOL - Brigham Young University, 2018   
Cambridge CELTA - Akcent House Prague, 2016 
B.A. Liberal arts, linguistics minor - Utah State University, 2015


Research

Gates, G. (2018). An analysis of rehearsed speech characteristics on the Oral Proficiency Interview-computerized (OPIc) (master's thesis). Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Professional Affiliations

TESOL International

Intercultural Experience

Abroad: South Korea, Czech Republic
Domestic: refugees, immigrants and IEP students

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