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Linda Ciano

Linda Ciano

Clinical Assistant Professor

Linda Ciano is a Language Lecturer at the ALI with 25 years’ experience in the field of TESOL.  In addition to teaching English in Japan, she has taught in the CUNY Language Immersion Program and in university ESL programs throughout New York City.  She served as Academic Director at Aspect Manhattan College and was Intensive Program Coordinator at the ALI for seven years.  She earned a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and has a Certificate in Online Course Creation and Instruction from NYU, and has designed online courses for the ALI’s Academic English Program, Professional English Program, and Advanced Diploma in TESOL.  Her publications include “Online Tutoring and the Offshoring of Education” and “Special Considerations When Teaching Non-Native English Speakers in an Online Environment.”

Currently Teaching

ESL Foundations 2 - S

This integrated-skills course provides listening, speaking, reading, and writing training for students with high-beginner English proficiency.

ESL Listening and Speaking 4 - S

Students with intermediate-level English ability continue to develop their listening and speaking skills.