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Ettien Koffi

Author Bio

Kristen Lorincz is a graduate student in the Teaching English as a Second Language Program at St. Cloud State. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. Currently, she is a graduate assistant in the College ESL Program at SCSU, where she has taught reading and writing courses. Her decision to join the program stemmed from her interest in the interface of culture and language. Upon completion of her Master of Arts program, Kristen hopes to either teach abroad in Eastern Europe or pursue further schooling in applied linguistics.

Rebekah Gordon is a current student in the SCSU Master's TESL program. She completed her undergraduate degree in Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After that, she spent two years teaching English in Incheon, South Korea and discovered her passion for language teaching. Upon completion of the Master's program, she hopes to teach abroad again in either the Middle East or Asia. When not studying, Rebekah enjoys both indoor and outdoor activities, especially bicycling, inline skating, sewing, and crossword puzzles.



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