The perfect vehicle to help you enhance your students΄ speaking and listening skills while adding variety and depth to your ECPE curriculum! Packed with fresh and motivating material, Michigan Proficiency Listening and Speaking can be used at any stage of your students΄ preparation for the ECPE - from the first months of ECPE preparation right through to the last-minute push on speaking and listening that occurs in the last two months before the Michigan ECPE Final exam.
Diane Flanel Piniaris is a native New Yorker who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) since 1980. After graduating Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, she spent nine years working as a book editor for publishing houses in New York City an London, where she received certification in TEFL methodology in England. In 1980 she moved to Thessaloniki, where she studied Modern Greek and begun her EFL teaching career. From 1983 through 1992, she lived in Germany, where she wrote curriculum materials and tought courses in reading, writing and speaking skills for US Army soldiers and their foreign-born spouses. In 1992, she returned to Greece, where she resumed her EFL teaching cereer and begun writing textbooks. She currently lives in New York City, where she continues to write and edit EFL textbooks.