Faculty

Matthew Huffine, M.A.

Adjunct Professor of ESL, College of Education

Phone: 562-322-6411
Email: mhuffine@hiu.edu
Office: Nutwood Building, # 120

EDUCATION:

  • M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Biola University,
  • B.A., Intercultural Studies, Biola University

CAREER HISTORY:

  • Teacher: Wilmington Christian School 4 years
  • ELS Language Center, University of La Verne – Professional business English as a second language – 2 years

COURSES:

  • ESL 0020A
  • ESL 0020B
  • ESL 0020C

AFFILIATIONS:

  • CATESOL (California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • CELEA (Christian English Language Educators Association)

ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

  • Linguistics
  • Biblical Theology       
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Development Economics
  • Art

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:
LA Regional CATESOL Conference 2011 – “ESL in Monolingual Classrooms”

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:  
Matt loves reading about and making music as well as spending time outdoors with his family.

PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT/ FAVORITE QUOTE/ SCRIPTURE/ PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION:
Psalm 119: 130 “The teaching of your word gives light, so even the simple can understand.” (NLT)

 

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