Anne is a certified speech-language pathologist. She holds a BS in Human Development from Cornell University, and an MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University. Anne taught English vocabulary, syntax, conversation, and pronunciation to native English speakers and English language learners in the Boston Public Schools for many years. After retiring from the school system, she volunteered as an ESL instructor, working with adults from other countries. Anne’s particular area of expertise is in oral language and pronunciation. She has helped students improve both their speaking and writing abilities since 2012 in the International Tutoring Center, and has enjoyed the opportunity to learn about other cultures as well as sharing her own. Anne lives in Boston and was born in New York. She has lived and worked in London and Albuquerque. She loves theater, dance and classical music. She also has a dog, and enjoys sharing pet stories and pictures.
Ethan is the English Language Specialist for GSS and holds a PhD in English from Northeastern. He conducts research, manages the day-to-day operations of the ITC, tutors students, and promotes the services of GSS. Ethan loves working with international students on all aspects of English communication; he has taught multiple writing courses like American Literature, First-Year Writing for Multilingual Learners, Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing, Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions/ in the Health Professions/ In Business Administration/ in the Sciences. Ethan grew up in New Hampshire and currently lives in Lowell. In his spare time he loves watching stand-up comedy, both in-person and on television.