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Business English Tutor based in Montreal. Taught Business English at the university level. Help with IELTS preparation offered.

My unique background, with experience in corporate world as well as in academia, enables me to provide my students with a high quality learning experience. Being a chartered accountant by profession with 11 years of work experience in corporate finance at an MNC in India coupled with experience of teaching Business English at University of Rennes 1, France to over 200 students for a total of over 400 hours in-classroom, I am aptly positioned to help you improve your command of Business English.

My experience of teaching general English at a middle school and a high school in France, to over 250 students for a total of over 280 hours, enables me teach both children and adults.

I start with understanding your needs and current level and tailoring the course to suit your requirements.

Who are the classes made for?
* Intermediate and advanced level students
* Students who want to to build up a stronger confidence and need help in their homework, assignments or preparing for tests, such as IELTS.
* Professionals, anyone from Canada and all around the world

Structure of the class: Course includes various activities and exercises to help achieve your goals. At the end of the class, depending on your availability, I may assign homework for 30 min to an hour.

My teaching methods / philosophy - I ensure a nice and friendly exchange to foster confidence in my student. I observe keenly to provide useful feedback.

Extra information

Laptop, pencil and notebook.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School
Age:
Infants (0-3 years old)
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French, Hindi

About Me

Hi, I teach English, French and Yoga. Before moving to Canada, I lived in France for two years and before that in India.

In 2019-2020, I taught Business English to over 200 students of Master’s 1st and 2nd year for a total of over 400 hours in-classroom. I also conducted over 45 conversation sessions in smaller groups.

In 2018-19, I worked as an English language assistant at a middle school and a high school in France where I worked with students between the ages of 14 and 20 and we focused on English conversations, and we also studied specific topics in more detail.

I encourage students to participate and get the most out of our time together.

I am a professionally qualified chartered accountant from India with over 11 years of experience in the finance and accounting domain in Mumbai, but I wanted to explore careers and do something more people centric. I like having a positive impact on someone’s life and sharing my passion for languages. I started teaching English in 2018 and I really enjoy it.

Education

• Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - Professional Degree in Accounting, 2007
• Bachelor of Commerce, University of Rajasthan, 2004
• DELF B1, 2017

Experience / Qualifications

Business English Professor Sep 2019 – Aug 2020
IGR-IAE Business School, University of Rennes 1, France
• Taught Business English to 200 students of Master’s 1st and 2nd year, specialising in management subjects including Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Audit and Accounting. Topics studied included Bankruptcy law in the USA, Employment law in the USA, Gig economy, Accounting scandals, Behavioural Finance, Terrorism Financing, Gender Pay Gap, Consumer Behaviour & Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Advertising and Innovation.
• Taught 50 students of Bachelor’s 3rd year on formation of entity in the USA and its management involving design thinking, legal structure, recruitment, branding, marketing and advertising.

Foreign Language Assistant Oct 2018 – Apr 2019
Descartes Middle school and Jean Perrin Vocational High School, France
• Assisted six English teachers and tailored the support required as per the needs of middle school and high school students. Shared the nuances and culture of India with the students.
• Conducted a 1-on-1 conversation hour with students.
• Created Group and individual activities in English for the class.

Manager – Finance Dec 2014 – Sep 2018
Corporate Office, The Indian Hotels Company Limited, Mumbai, India

• Reported project spends to senior management on timely basis
• Reviewed the final payments to contractors for the renovation projects
• Handled and maintained the project finance related documents, appropriately responded to queries and ad-hoc requests from stakeholders

Reviews (5)

Good patient teacher. Good knowledge of yoga.
Très professionnelle et beaucoup d'entregent. J'ai bien aimé mon premier cours avec Ritika!
Excellent English teacher
RIKITA EST TRES TRES BIEN CALME PROFESSIONNEL JE SENT QUE ELLE VEUT TOUT FAIRE POUR QUE JE FASSE LES EXERCISES LE MIEUX POSSIBLE ET RIKITA EST TRES MINUTIEUSE ET DETAILLEE DANS SES EXPLICATIONS PARFAIT AMITIES ROBERT BECK
Bonne méthode pour avancer, très professionnelle. Je recommande
I am a certified 200-hour Yoga alliance teacher from world capital of yoga - Rishikesh. I am passionate about health and I am keen to share my advanced knowledge in this area with you. Yoga is a powerful tool to connect with oneself and one's environment. As a yoga practitioner, you'll do asanas, pranayama and meditation. I've designed this course as a practical guide to Yoga that's specifically made for beginners. You'll learn how to do Surya namaskar A & Surya namaskar B, preform various asanas, pranayama techniques and meditation to not only improve your posture and flexibility, but to explore the spiritual dimension of life. I am patient and caring. All the practices will be adapted to individual's capacity and comfort.
The teaching methodology will be based on your course content and your objectives. My aim is primarily to help you with the concepts and application of that knowledge when submitting assignments and answering questions. I am passionate about teaching. I love sharing my knowledge and experience with my students. I am a life long learner and deeply passionate about books and learning new things. I teach students at High school, Undergraduate and Graduate levels.
* These classes are available for all age groups - children and adults. * They will help you develop your skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. There are games and other activities to make learning natural and fun. * Classes include an introduction to the cultural background of France and the Francophone world. * Classes are conducted in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. * Help with your homework and assignments is provided. * Preparation for DELF and other French exams. * Content is diverse based on your needs and interests. For example, we may use books and multimedia resources including Films, TV, internet etc. Who are the classes made for? * Beginner students who have never spoken French * Intermediate students who want to to build up a stronger confidence and need help in their homework and assignments and exam preparation. * Professionals who want to improve their command of the language. * Anyone from Canada and all around the world

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