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Tom Nygren


What Mr. Nygren does: He began teaching at the ELP in January 2016. He teaches in the Intensive Program and enjoys teaching advanced academic writing courses.

Experience: Before coming to the ELP, he spent three and a half years teaching English at Sunway University in Malaysia. Prior to that he taught in New Jersey at Kean University and Union County College.

Travels: Besides working in Malaysia, he worked with Afghan refugees in Pakistan for two years during the 1980s (he also spent part of his childhood in Pakistan). He has traveled extensively in Africa and Southeast Asia.

M.Ed. in TESOL, The College of New Jersey
M.P.A in Public Affairs, Princeton University
B.A. in Political Science, Stanford University

Talk to Mr. Nygren about: Error feedback on student writing, academic vocabulary, business English