Associate Faculty (ESL)

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John O'Neill

Associate Faculty (ESL)
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John's main passions outside of teaching are writing songs and playing music, practicing yoga (since 1977), traveling overseas, visiting ancient ruins, spending time in nature hiking and biking, and spending time with his three grown children. John speaks Arabic and is learning Turkish. He lives in Santa Cruz by the ocean. 


M.A. International Affairs/ African Studies, Ohio University  Athens, OH
B.A. History and Secondary Education, Jersey City State University, Jersey City, NJ
ESL Teacher Training Course, School for International Training

Courses Taught

John generally teaches reading, writing and grammar in the Intermediate to advanced courses, though he has also taught listening and speaking and pronunciation courses. 

Favorite Quote

"Nothing comes from nothing."