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General English, Business English, Exam preparation

More than 10 years' experience
I can teach: general English, business English, academic English, preparation for Cambridge Exams, IELTS or TOEFL.
I teach ages 16+
I pay attention to balance my teaching between grammar and vocabulary (including pronunciation), fluency and accuracy, and the four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening.
I am a CELTA certified teacher and have an MA in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages)
I can prepare you for specific tasks / events: work presentations, email / report writing, job interviews etc.
I speak Italian, German and French and use my this knowledge to help students who have these languages as their mother-tongue. For example, a German-speaker will make specific mistakes that will be different from those of a French-speaker.

Location

At teacher's location: Baslerstrasse, 4123 Allschwil, Switzerland
At student's location: Around Allschwil, Switzerland
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General info

Skills:

English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults

Age:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes
90 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, French, German, Italian

About Me

I try to help students develop enthusiasm for English, to find topics and activities they like talking about - to find internal motivation to learn because this is usually the most successful approach.

I use my language skills and own learning experience to support my students. For example to suggest helpful learning approaches.

I try to build students' confidence so that they can use English in the real world.

Education

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from University of Birmingham, UK
BA Italian and Comparative Literature from University of Kent, UK
CELTA certificate

Experience / Qualifications

10 + years experience
2 years university teaching experience
CELTA certificate
MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

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  • Instructor since April 2019

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