Joan Kang Shin of the University of Maryland will be a featured speaker today for the inauguration of the national conference of teachers of English.
The event will be in the Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano in Los Yoses and starts at 8 a.m.
Ms. Shin, an assistant professor, has extensive experience in helping others teach English. She has lectured in Libya, Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Russia and Peru, according to an online biography.
While in Costa Rica, she also will share her experiences and techniques with public and private Costa Rican teachers of English in San Ramón, Pérez Zeledón, Alajuela and San Pedro, according to the U.S. Embassy.