A self-motivated and responsible instructor with a multidisciplinary background, Alex uses a communicative approach in his classes that strongly emphasizes speaking and understanding everyday English while also helping students develop their grammatical skills. He is currently completing his M.A. in speech language pathology. In addition, he received graduate TESOL certification in Korea where he spent over three years teaching English. He credits his experiences there with helping him develop a strong sense of cultural awareness and sensitivity, which he imparts to his students.