Teresa Nguyen is an ESL Teacher, Author and successful YouTuber based in California. Find out how she utilized her first language to start a bilingual (English-Vietnamese) YouTube channel with more than 12,000 subscribers from around the world to help Vietnamese speakers learn English.
Hello Teresa. Can you start off by telling us about your teaching journey?
I became interested in language development due to my own experiences as a child immigrant from Vietnam, an ESL student, and then as an English instructor in three different countries. These experiences have given me an understanding of how lives can be transformed through learning English.
Through the years, I have found that teaching a wide range of learners in a variety of subjects has allowed me to explore different perspectives on teaching as well. I taught specialized English to immigrant adults in corporate America (2008) and to Vietnamese programmers in corporate Vietnam (2010). I taught...