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Tony

Assistant Organizer

Location:

Astoria, NY

Member since:

March 18, 2006

I was born in ___. I speak ___. Am I ready and willing to help others learn my native language? __Yes, __Maybe, __No.

No answer yet

My objectives with joining our ESL group are __ . I want to help as an Assistant or Event Organizer. __Yes, __Maybe, __No.

I like helping people with their English...it is emotionally rewarding for me. Al, the group organizer encourages me to do more to help others progress in their English language studies. The objective is to teach English, but to make it fun as well.

How well do I speak English? __ . Am I very serious about improving my speech? __ .

American-born with ethnic Greek background. My parents emigrated to the US in 1948 from Greece to Brooklyn, New York. Since I was born and raised in America, I am a native speaker of English.

Do I accept volunteer tutors or helpful friends to politely correct me? __ . How about someone smiling or laughing due to something fun that I say? __

n/a however, sometimes i may need correction on something.

__Yes, I do post my modest ID photo (just the face). __I do not have a photo at the moment. __I do not wish to post my photo. // I am free to use a nickname. I intend to practice English. Kindly accept me as a member.

Yes, ask me anything you want. I used to teach English (UNESCO) for a year and a half in Kudamatsu, (Yamaguchi-Ken) Japan to Junior High School students at their city center.

Introduction

Hi, I'm Tony a native New Yorker. I became interested in the ESL group out of curiosity at first and see what it was all about. I thought it was very methodical and organized and so, I decided to become a regular in the group.

What Tony is saying about this Meetup Group

Many familiar faces and new ones too...everyone was very nice...the group is growing.


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