Debbie De Santis
Debbie De Santis has a B.A. in English Literature and a B.A. in Social Ecology from UC Irvine. She has a Master’s Degree in English with a specialty in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Chapman University. Debbie has taught elementary school in Irvine Unified for over 35 years to students of diverse language and cultural backgrounds. She has extensive experience teaching limited and non-English speaking children speaking skills, phonics, vocabulary, reading comprehension skills, and all aspects of written language. In addition, her MA studies make her especially well qualified to teach English to adults. Debbie has experience teaching English to adults at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Finally, Debbie is a singer who has sung with Orange Coast College Big Bands and at weddings and private parties. She likes to incorporate song and movement into her teaching to facilitate learning and make learning English fun!