Nelda Rachels

Nelda Rachels

Position:

ESL Instructor

Education:

B.A./ M.S.: The University of Tennessee at Martin

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Learning about lighthouses
  • Reading (nonfiction, memoirs, historical fiction, and poetry)
  • Writing (for publication and for personal enjoyment)
  • Sending and receiving snail-mail letters
  • Collecting  (baskets, fans, books)
  • Raising and eating fresh vegetables
  • Making cornhusk dolls
  • Doing cross-stitch
  • Visiting family and friends

What I like about working with international students:

I enjoy talking with students because I learn so much about them and their culture. When students share their culture and homeland in person with me, I feel like a world traveler—who didn’t have to buy a plane ticket!

 

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