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Alison Robertson

Alison Robertson, MTESL

English As A Second Language, Language Arts

Email: arobertson@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-484-7000 Ext : 48671

Office Hours : MW 10:30-11:30 am
TuTh 7:30-8:00 am; 10:30-11:30 amm
By appointment

Location: Hum 208L

 
 

Biography


In January 1995, I received my B.A. in English from Cal State Fullerton. In September 1995, I began to teach in my own classroom. I was given a position at Seitoku Women's University and Junior College in Japan. This was an incredible experience. I loved working abroad and learning about Japanese culture. I realized that ESL was the career for me.

After returning from Japan, I decided to get a master's degree in TESL. While I waited to begin the program, I taught several ESL classes at a language school. A few months later, I began work on a Masters' degree at Arizona State University.

While I was working on my Master's degree, I taught ESL at Mesa Public Schools and English composition to freshmen at Arizona State University. In May 1998, I received my Master's in Teaching English as a Second Language. 

With my degree in hand, I returned to California and began my career as an ESL instructor. For several years, I taught as an ESL instructor at various community colleges. 

Now, I am very happy to be an ESL instructor at Cypress College. Since I started here at Cypress, I have taught most of our ESL courses.

 

Recommended Course

ESL 066 C:  Advanced ESL Reading

This reading course will help you improve your reading skills so that you can succeed in college courses.

 

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