English & Spanish Teacher
Oscar teaches English and Spanish and is qualified to teach courses related to the Arts, such as Drama and Film Studies. Oscar earned a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Television Arts – Screenwriting from California State University, Northridge. Oscar later went on to attain his Master of Arts in Teaching – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. While completing film school, Oscar worked on-set of a number of independent film productions, and as an Account Coordinator for fashion label Diesel. After graduation, he realized he needed a change of scenery and decided to accept an English language teaching position in South Korea. Seven years and buckets of bibimbap later, Oscar decided to return to the United States to earn his MAT-TESOL and spent a year and a half working with predominantly underprivileged, adult English language learners at Escondido Adult School. Oscar is in love with cinema and all of its possibilities, and greatly enjoys film criticism. Oscar also loves food, of all kinds, all the time, which is a large reason why he also loves to travel. But most of all, he loves to watch Netflix with his husband as their dog, Cloud, sleeps at their feet.