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English classes -conversation, grammar, vocabulary building and business English

I am a qualified teacher holding a master's degree in English philology with a specialization in teaching English as a foreign language. Also, I have over 8 years' experience teaching students at various levels, as well as working in an international environment. I have a native-like command of the language, and more importantly, I have a passion for teaching combined with a sound theoretical background and years of teaching in a variety of contexts.
I use communicative approach and in my classes I focus mainly on speaking. My students are of different ages, levels, backgrounds, and nationalities. I always adopt a personalized approach and a teaching method that will help you achieve your language learning goals. With my classes you can improve communication skills, pronunciation and grammatical accuracy. You will be able to pass popular English language exams (TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge, etc.) and feel more confident using the language in both personal and professional contexts.

Location

At teacher's location: Calle de José del Hierro, Madrid, Spain
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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:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a qualified teacher holding a master's degree in English philology with a specialization in teaching English as a foreign language. Also, I have over 8 years' experience teaching students at various levels, as well as working in an international environment. I have a native-like command of the language, and more importantly, I have a passion for teaching combined with a sound theoretical background and years of teaching in a variety of contexts.
I use communicative approach and in my classes I focus mainly on speaking. My students are of different ages, levels, backgrounds, and nationalities. I always adopt a personalized approach and a teaching method that will help you achieve your language learning goals. With my classes you can improve communication skills, pronunciation and grammatical accuracy. You will be able to pass popular English language exams (TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge, etc.) and feel more confident using the language in both personal and professional contexts.

Education

October 2010 - June 2012
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
MA, English Philology, specialization in teaching English as a foreign language

October 2010 - March 2012
Teacher training course

October 2007 - June 2010
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
BA, English Philology, specialization in English literature

Experience / Qualifications

September 2017 - present
Teacher of English as a foreign language,freelance, Madrid, Spain

Preparing and delivering in-company courses to business professionals at varied proficiency levels (one-to-one and group classes)
Preparing students for recognized English language exams (FCE, CAE, CPE, TOEFL, IELTS)
Developing relevant speaking materials and conducting activities that target fluency, confidence, pronunciation practice, vocabulary building and grammar
Monitoring students’ performance on a continuous basis; preparing quarterly progress reports

April 2015 - present
Online teacher of English as a foreign language

Preparing and implementing individual lesson plans for international students with a variety of needs and backgrounds (aged 15-80)
Developing and delivering English for Specific Purposes courses (English for Hospitality and Tourism, English for Marketing and Advertising, English for Airport Ground Staff)
Using new teaching platforms to present materials
Delivering classes taking advantage of a wide range of online resources
Evaluating students’ classwork and assignments; providing students with regular feedback to reflect on their strengths and weaknesses
September 2015 - October 2016 Teacher of English as a foreign language, Empik School; Oxford Learning Centre, Wroclaw, Poland
Developing and delivering General and Business English language courses for companies
Designing and delivering General and Business English courses using leading coursebooks as well as self-designed and authentic materials tailored to students’ needs

September 2015 - October 2016
Teacher of English as a foreign language, LEKTOR Language School, Wroclaw, Poland

Conducting intensive English language courses preparing for secondary school leaving examination

August 2014 - January 2015
Teacher of English as a foreign language, CIA Idiomas-Centro de Ingles Americano, Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Preparing and delivering English language classes to Spanish speaking adult students
Creating quizzes, tests, assignments and end-of-term exams
Designing and conducting conversation classes using a variety of innovative materials

March 2013 - January 2015
Teacher of English as a foreign language, Sherlock Holmes English Centre, Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Organizing and conducting English language classes for Spanish speaking students aged 10-18 (pre-intermediate, intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced levels)
Designing lesson plans to meet diverse intellectual and creative needs and interests of students (incorporated elements of creative writing, English/American literature, history and culture)
Conducting Cambridge exams preparation classes (KET, PET, FCE)
Improving English language skills using a variety of techniques, with an emphasis on the communicative approach

October 2010 - June 2013
Translator, Esplanada Language Solutions, Wegrzce Wielkie, Poland

Translating texts from the following areas of expertise: law, linguistics, literature, history, art and culture, economy, electronics, media, film
December 2011 - June 2012 Translator, The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland
Translating historical, literary and promotional texts from Polish into English

September 2011 - June 2012
Teacher of English as a foreign language, Nicolaus Copernicus State Secondary School No. 1, Torun, Poland

Organizing and conducting English language classes for students ranging from 16 to 18 years of age (intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced levels)
Participating in school activities and collaborating with other teachers to improve teaching methods and pedagogy
Facilitating English speaking skills, reading proficiency and comprehension through a variety of student-centered techniques

September 2010 - June 2011
Teacher of English as a foreign language, Gustaw Zielinski State Primary School, Skepe, Poland

Organizing and conducting English language classes for children ranging from 6 to 12 years of age (beginner, pre-elementary and elementary levels)
Designing and implementing positive classroom management and community building strategies
Monitoring students’ progress and providing individual assistance as needed

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