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Renata Phelps

IEP Coordinator
Senior Instructor, English Language Services

Mies (Main) Campus Office: 

TS 2035

Mies (Main) Campus Phone: 

312.567.5720

Email: 

Education 

Magister (M.A. equivalent), English Philology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
B.A., Board of Governors Program (English Minor) Northeastern Illinois University
Licentiate, English Philology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland

Courses 

PESL 021 Listening Enhancement 1
PESL 022 Listening Enhancement 2
PESL 031 Reading and Vocabulary Development 1
PESL 032 Reading and Vocabulary Development 2
PESL 042 Academic Writing 2
PESL 061 Effective Communication 1
PESL 062 Effective Communication 2
IEP 022 Listening/Speaking 2
IEP 023 Listening/Speaking 3
IEP 028 Advanced Pronunciation
IEP 077 GRE Preparation Course
PCA 520 Advanced Communication
PCA 525 Advanced Presentation Skills
PENG 363 Grammar III
PENG 323 Integrated Listening and Speaking III

Experience 

2014- present, Instructor, English Language Services at Illinois Institute of Technology

2010-2014, Instructor, Center for English as a Second Language, Illinois Institute of Technology

2006-2009, English Language Instructor and Tutor, private langauge schools in Gorzów Wlkp., Poland

2005-2006, English Langauge Instructor, The English Center, Chicago, IL

Memberships 

TESOL International Association

ITBE

Professional Presentations 

"Making the 'too difficult' achievable", ITBE Conference, Chicago, February 2017

"And the best way to teach grammar is...", ITBE Fall Workshop, Chicago, October 2015

"Numbers in context", ITBE Spring Workshop, Chicago, April 2015

"Grammar: the love-hate relationship with rules", ITBE conference, Chicago, February 2015

Professional Development 

TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo, Chicago, March 2018

TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo, Seattle, March 2017

ITBE Conference, Chicago, February 2017 (presenter)

ITBE Fall Workshop, Chicago, October 2015 (presenter)

ITBE Spring Workshop, Chicago, April 2015 (presenter)

ITBE Conference, Chicago, February 2015 (presenter)

TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo, Portland, March 2014

ITBE Conference, Chicago, February 2012