Mark Wallinder
English Language Institute Instructor


Education: B.A. in English, M.A. in English/Creative Writing, Sacramento State and M.A. in TESOL, Sacramento State

Languages spoken: English and Japanese

What do you enjoy most about being an ESL instructor?

“I’ve always enjoyed studying English, and so teaching it gives me a chance to learn and enjoy it even more, and learning about the different students’ languages and cultures is a wonderful added value that deepens my appreciation of everything.”

Favorite quote: “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.” – Yogi Berra