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English Tutoring For All Levels: General and Business English, English for Academic Purposes and Job Interview Preparation.

I am an enthusiastic teacher who has taught general and business English, and English for academic purposes. Having experience with both teenagers and adults, I specialize in tutoring English based on four skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing.

I plan my lessons regarding the student's needs and goals. In my lessons, I prefer using different teaching coursebooks and authentic resources (e.g. online articles, newspapers, magazines).

Since I have studied in different disciplines such as language teaching, literature and communication sciences, I could promise various lesson contents in each lesson to keep you excited during your learning process.

If you would like to learn English with me, please feel free to get in touch! I hope to hear from you soon!

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
At teacher's location: Turnhoutplantsoen, 1066 NX Amsterdam, Netherlands

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General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Turkish

About Me

Being experienced as an English and Turkish instructor for 8 years, I have worked for a language school and universities and taught both teenagers and adults in groups or one-on-one. I am passionate about teaching English and Turkish by using cutting edge language teaching methods. I have also deep know-how on educational technologies. Having not only a diploma on English language teaching but also a Cambridge certificate (CELTA), I have taught English both international and Turkish students. As a teacher, I see myself as a life long learner.

Education

Bachelor of American Culture and Literature, Istanbul University (TR)
Master of Communication Sciences, Dogus University (TR)
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), International Training Institute, Istanbul (TR)
Certificate of Pedagogical Formation and Teaching English, Istanbul University (TR)
Certificate of Intercultural Communication, Utrecht University (NL)
Certificate of Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language, Istanbul University (TR)
Certificate of Teaching Turkish To the Turkish Children Living in the Netherlands (Tr: Hollanda'da Yaşayan Türk Çocuklarına Türkçe Öğretimi), Yunus Emre Institute (NL)

Experience / Qualifications

Online Teaching, Apprentus (2019 - still)
English Language Teaching, Dogus University, Istanbul (2015-2018)
English Language Teaching, Plato College of Higher Education, Istanbul, (2014-2015)
Personal Tutor and English Teaching, Wall Street English, Istanbul, (2012-2014)

Reviews (3)

Very satisfied with the lesson we had last weekend , definitely will continue ... Thank you
It is very difficult if not impossible to get my son speak highly of a teacher who makes him do more reading and writing. :) Merve proved to be an exception. She has a very positive attitude, knows how to set the balance between hard work and fun work, establishes a very good dialogue with kids. We are lucky to have found her.
Merve is geweldig. Echte aanrader!
ENG: Merhaba! I am an enthusiastic teacher who has been teaching Turkish for foreigners and the children whose native language is Turkish but need to improve it. Having experience with both teenagers and adults, I specialize in tutoring Turkish based on four skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. I plan my lessons regarding the student's needs and goals. In my lessons, I prefer using different teaching coursebooks and authentic resources (e.g. online articles, newspapers, magazines). Since I have studied in different disciplines such as language teaching, literature and communication sciences, I could promise various lesson contents in each lesson to keep you excited during your learning process. If you would like to learn Turkish with me, please feel free to get in touch! I hope to hear from you soon! TR: Merhaba! 8 yıl önce İstanbul'da başlayan Türkçe öğretme serüvenim, iki yıldır Amsterdam'da devam ediyor. Türkçe öğrenmek isteyen yetişkinlere, Hollanda'da doğan çocuklarının daha kurallı Türkçe konuşmasını arzu eden anne babalara, Türkçe öğrenme yolculuklarında eşlik ediyorum. Dinleme, okuma, konuşma ve yazma becerilerini geliştirirken, farklı ders kitapları ve gerçek hayattan alınmış online makaleler, dergiler ve hikayeleri ders materyali olarak kullanıyorum. En önemlisi de, derslerimi daima öğrencinin ihtiyaçları doğrultusunda planlıyorum. Derslerim daima dil öğretimi, edebiyat ve iletişim alanlarında aldığım eğitimlerin yansımalarını taşıyor. Eğer siz de Türkçe öğrenmek istiyorsanız, benimle her zaman iletişime geçebilirsiniz. Türkçe öğrenme yolculuğunuzda şimdiden başarılar! En iyi dileklerimle, Merve

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