Ann was born in South Korea and moved to the United States about ten years ago. She has been teaching for seven years in universities and private schools and has been enjoying teaching students from diverse backgrounds. She teaches not only English but also Korean language.
She loves different languages and cultures. She has been to ten different countries and speaks four languages: English, Korean, Chinese, and Burmese. She believes that language is the most wonderful invention in human history. She is always interested in learning new languages and experiencing different cultures and food.
In her free time, she likes to do crafts, read novels, see Broadway shows, and go to local festivals. She also enjoys Yoga and Pilates exercises.
Ann holds a Bachelor’s degree in English language from University of foreign languages in Korea and two Master’s degrees: Master’s in applied linguistics from Georgia State University and in foreign and second language education from Ohio State University. She also studied in Shanghai foreign language university as an exchange student in China.
Her teaching goal is to help students to become independent learners and develop a broad view of the world so that they can continue their language learning and relationship with the world beyond the borders. She values the cultures that students bring into classroom and incorporates American cultures as well as their diverse cultures into her curriculum.