English as a Second Language support
Serving Bonner & Prendergast since: 2017
B.A., English, Beijing University of Technology
M.S.Ed., TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language), University of Pennsylvania
Born and raised in China, Ms. Li has always been passionate about language, education and intercultural communication. As a Mandarin & English bilingual and language learner herself, Ms. Li finds ESL education her lifelong commitment.
Ms. Li’s cultural exchange experience with a British host family when attending summer school at University of Warwick, a liberal arts college in Maine, and University of Pennsylvania has contributed greatly to her interest and passion in culture, language and education.
Ms. Li received her M.S.Ed in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language) from University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and was the recipient of 2017 Teresa Pica Award for Excellent in TESOL, in recognition of outstanding contributions in TESOL scholarship and practice. Ms. Li has rich experience in designing ESL curriculum and instructing courses to suit the needs of diverse student groups, ranging from k-12 learners to adult immigrants.
Why Bonner and Prendergast?
Ms. Li is grateful for the opportunity to work with international students at Bonner & Prendie. She not only provides ESL supports to the international student body, but also serves as student support and homestay coordinator for students from the agency IEO. As a fellow international traveler, Ms. Li hopes to enrich and empower all international student’ educational experience at Bonner & Prendie.