Teacher Highlight: Patty Martin

Patty Martin

Level 4

Your education background and teaching experience:

“Oglethorpe University, Graduate School at Georgia State University, 5+years of teaching.”

Why do you like teaching?

“Because I want students to know what they are capable of accomplishing. And, of course, the best way to learn is to teach!”

Why did you choose to teach ESL students?

       “The same answer as above.”

What have you learned from your students?

        “Some “bad” words in different languages! Ha!”

Do you have a funny story connected to teaching ESL students?

        “Of course, but I don’t want to incriminate myself (or our lovely students).”

What are some of your hobbies/things you enjoy?

        “Listening to music, decorating my home, learning through reading and listening to my kids.”

Ulises says,

"For me- someone who never liked English- after I had classes with Patty, my English improved a lot, and I also began to like English. She was always looking for the best way to teach us. The classes were very entertaining."