Professional & Academic English with American Instructor and Journalist
*Skype/Zoom available!* I am a native American English speaking instructor, editor, journalist, and legal/policy expert from Florida specializing in instruction, interview and exam prep, consulting and text correction for a wide range of professionals & students across Belgium including in the legal, academic, policy, and other fields. My past & present clients have included: professionals and politicians from all four major EU institutions, the Belgian government, the UNHCR, and various NGOs, alongside diplomats, doctors, journalists, and engineers, as well as a variety of other professions in addition to traditional students..I have had over 50+ repeat students on Apprentus (which recently changed their algorithm to only display the last six months). Approaching from a true native's perspective, I instruct and assist with both educational and business English in a multi-faceted nature covering a wide range of areas including comprehension, conversation, grammar, and situational skills, in addition to working on general language skills and accent training. As well, I can provide extensive help and training with the EPSO, IELTS, and TOEFL exams. I have also written, edited or proofread a variety of academic papers, theses, applications, CVs, and other documents for numerous satisfied academic and professional clients. I have spent my entire childhood and adult life in the United States before completing a master's degree in Political Science and European Politics at KU Leuven. Additionally, I also possess Bachelor's degrees in Political Science and History. I have an extensive knowledge and experience of English grammar and literature, as well as current and past working experience in journalism (Anti-Competition Law and European Policy at the Policy and Regulatory Report) and both European and American politics. I also handle correction of text, editing, proofreading and ghostwriting, with weekly and monthly rates possible. My transportation costs are included.
Espace Formation Individuelle
Communication Training (Professional / Personal) & Public Speaking
Whether your goal is personal or professional, speaking is a predominantly physical activity, relying on a body, a voice, a breath, a rhythm (diction) and an emotion (the imagination and the sensations, reflecting the involvement of the speaker in his speech. How to send a clear message? How to make the difference, to make an impression? How to regain self-confidence and control the management of his emotions? Knowing how to speak in public is now a necessity for the company and in the company. From a personal point of view, this is a vector for better relationships and optimal messages. On the phone, in a meeting, in front of a client or a banker (…), your public speaking must be effective and efficient with clear, simple and powerful messages, creating a match between the message received and the message sent. Simple and pragmatic tools will be presented and then put into practice for: generating listening ● making an impression ● fostering trust ● generating need ● motivating teams by explaining a strategy ● getting messages across within groups. Controlled, the method allows: • improve self-confidence and stress management with the development of the speaker's fluency (verbal-bodily), his public speaking and his sense of repartee and improvisation • to work on his ease, leadership, his NLP, his charisma, his creativity and to go towards a certain personal development, through a set of scenarios * improve the characteristics of the spoken voice (timbre, pitch, intention, flow) Completed by basic exercises (diction, voice, presence, breathing, presentation, time management ...), role plays, improvisations and simulations will be set up. With the key words: pronunciation, rhetoric, verbal and non-verbal communication, diction / articulation, the sense of repartee, structured speech (…). The goal is not only to focus on verbal communication but also on nonverbal communication, so as to make the control of his body, his voice (...), a real and lasting strength. Depending on the interaction between the trainer - coach and the one who consults, there is no single way to operate: each type of session depends on the needs and difficulties of each. In all cases, it is very often a question, while adapting to your own needs and after having precisely diagnosed your desired objective and the blockages encountered, to combine the theory (the bases of the studied concept, for example NLP / information asymmetry / the "how to say no" / the tools of non-verbal communication or the application of kinaesthesia) and its application (through exercises and direct applications). For example, are discussed: - the fundamentals of public speaking: breathing, gaze and body language - diction and elocution: rhythm and range of your voice - management of your emotions and your emotional overflow (example: stress) - work on the body, to amplify your charisma and ensure consistency between your message and your body ... with the aim of: * Enhance your presentation and arouse interest by focusing on your strengths, your qualities ... your personality * Match the content and form of your message * Improve your charisma, your self-confidence and the benefits of your emotional intelligence Postgraduate School Training & Ivy league college in the United States, specialized and worked for over 13 years, in Europe and North America, in the field of communication and public speaking in renowned public and private international institutions, involved in forums and conferences, and focused on two areas: training and coaching, with the key words pedagogy and careful methodology. PLACES - Locations: Geneva - Lausanne - Friborg - Neuchâtel - Montreux - Basel - Sion - Sierre - Morges - Bienne. But currently and until further notice, only by videoconference in accordance with national recommendations on Covid. These sessions also seem to be perfectly unanimous since they have the advantages of live (example: quality of the interaction), without its disadvantages (example: loss of travel time) with additional advantages (example: notes that can be re-read on the chat). In this context, the videoconference sessions for which you asked me to seem to suit everyone perfectly, take place very optimally and generate a certain enthusiasm (and a certain enthusiasm). That is why, at your request, I continue to offer this option. Take good care of yourself and yours! PROGRAM A la carte program: evaluated and adapted to each need.
Private English tutor with Australian native speaker
Hello everyone! I'm Eli, a 23 year old native English speaker from Melbourne, Australia. I teach English lessons to children and adults of all ages, online and in Paris. I can assist you with basic English speaking and conversation skills to build fluency, or with more advanced skills like writing and specific topics (business, exam preparation, etc.) I am very friendly and easygoing, and will help you build confidence very quickly. I am happy to hold lessons in person or online, whatever suits you best. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you may be interested. Thanks, Eli
Professional German lessons in Skype! Grammar, Lexik, Speaking!
Hello, students! I`m a qualified (MA in German Language and Linguistics) and experienced German and Russian language tutor. I would be delighted to offer one-to-one German language tuition to determined learners, who are eager to build up their current knowledge or to start from scratch, and who are committed to achieving a certain level in a very short time, from beginner level to extensive. My professional focus is on improving communication skills using fast-track techniques. The pace of my training is intensive and dynamic with focus on developing grammar, vocabulary, fluency and how to use the language in authentic situations I select a training program individually for every student depending on their level, interests, and goals. -Active learning of grammar, an extensive conversation practice. -Creative tasks that will make language learning fun and interesting. You will quickly improve your pronunciation, grammar, speaking, reading, writing and conversational skills. If you want to improve your language skills or start studying German, you will definitely like my lessons that are individually tailored for each student according to the level and interest and aimed at your success! Extra information German lessons include: - Proper grammar - tenses, conjugations, cases, genders - Accurate pronunciation and accent reduction - Vocabulary expansion/ conversation practice - Developing oral speech. But! I can change the lessons plan depending on your wishes and purposes. The lessons look like usual face-to-face lessons at home. Good sounds and video quality, interactives materials,using the chat box, file transfers, sharing screens/links and giving examples,saving time-all this give better results then usual lessons. Every russian lesson is good-prepaired and well-structured.
Intensive private latin dance courses (Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Chacha, Zouk antillais, Kuduru-african dance, Brazilian zouk)
Private lessons / intensive Latin dance training (Cuban salsa, porto / LA salsa, bachata, merengue, chacha, zouk antillais, African kuduru-dance, Brazilian zouk *) (* = it's THE dance of the moment that paradoxically has nothing zouk or anything Brazilian - today it's pop music for two, mixing creativity, sensuality, air fluidity that plays a lot with the movements of bust, head and body undulations.) METHODOLOGY Learn dance and let talk about your body / emotions, make the difference in the evening ("social dancing") or prepare an event (wedding for example): Focused on pedagogy, technique and pleasure, the dance space offers personalized and individualized courses of Salsa (porto on 1, Cuban), Bachata, Merengue, Kuduru-African dance, Zouk Antillais, Zouk Brazilian (pop music) (...) according to your desires. Objective: to adapt to your request and your desire. In the eyes of many neophytes, a couple who dance well performs spectacular figures. To dance is to tell / live together a story, to produce beauty in movement and to make the steps, the attitudes and the connections between the various actions aesthetic / harmonious. This fluidity is born of emotion, felt and transmitted. Simplicity, communication, listening, sharing, emotion, valorization of the other: it is, in addition to technical knowledge (body expression, rhythmic, visual), what you will improve during this training at evolutive levels. In a friendly atmosphere, you will be taken in hand whatever your initial level. Objective: a combination between on the one hand, intuition / feeling / improvisation and on the other hand, technique. It is possible to take the course in couple or solo. According to your desire, it is possible to propose 70% of a 1st dance, 30% of another complementary dance, the bases of the one influencing the other. Whether you are preparing a "choreography" for a special event (wedding, birthday, work, etc.), a show or simply looking to improve your skills to impress on the dance floor, the final learning of these courses consists in : * perform a beautiful interpretation of the music with appropriate movements, in addition to performing a dynamic work that involves a footwork and body movements adapted * execute an appropriate technique that will allow you to shine quickly on the dance floor, relying on the strong point of private lessons * Set up style, movement, footwork, and adjusted body coordination, allowing for rapid dance progression, while taking advanced base steps and a variety of movements, allowing you to not only acquire a sensual style but also to improve his own improvisational abilities, focusing on the characteristics of modern dance. * work on your balance, your musicality, your body strength (...), while having fun, while you train and radically improve the coordination of your body. In summary, these courses are at the beginner level (basic steps with some general variations), intermediate (faster speed and more concentration on technique, body mechanics, control, footwork, posture, balance and more complex movements) or advanced (for slightly more experienced dancers). Statistically, the progression following these private sessions is quickly noticeable, from 2 or 3 sessions *. (* study 2020) To respond to requests received, it is indeed possible to offer this course (birthday, party, christmas, event ...) to the person of your choice. TEACHER / TRAINER In Europe, Latin America or North America, our teacher has specialized and worked for more than 17 years in the field of dance, in renowned international institutions, with for words the individualized pedagogy, and the careful methodology , all anchored in a pleasant and jovial moment. LOCATION, SCHEDULE - Locations: Geneva - Lausanne - Friborg - Neuchâtel - Montreux - Basel - Sion - Sierre - Morges - Bienne. But currently and until further notice, only by videoconference in accordance with national recommendations on Covid. These sessions also seem to be perfectly unanimous since they have the advantages of live (example: quality of the interaction), without its disadvantages (example: loss of travel time) with additional advantages (example: notes that can be re-read on the chat). In this context, the videoconference sessions for which you asked me to seem to suit everyone perfectly, take place very optimally and generate a certain enthusiasm (and a certain enthusiasm). That is why, at your request, I continue to offer this option. Take good care of yourself and yours! PROGRAM A la carte program: evaluated and adapted to each need.
Italian, Russian or English language courses in Paris and online
Hello and welcome to my RUSSIAN, ITALIAN or ENGLISH course! I will be happy to help you learn or improve your level. Italian and Russian are my native languages! I was born in Russia and grew up in Tuscany and Sicily. I speak fluent English, I obtained the C1 Advanced Cambridge certificate. My degree is "Languages for International and Business Communication". I live in Paris and I give lessons online or in person. See you soon! Ksenia.
COACHING - COMMUNICATION AND EMOTIONAL CONTROL / EMOTIONS
In order to enrich his emotional skills, it will be a question of making your emotion the ally of your professional efficiency and / or your personal harmony. Emotions punctuate your life, they intervene in a more or less conscious way and have a considerable influence on your well-being and your performance at work. How to recognize them, decipher them and make them your allies? How to face the emotions of others, anticipate their reaction and keep a step back? How to better manage unforeseen situations and tensions? These workshops allow you to learn to listen and tame emotions to improve your personal / professional relationships and strengthen your efficiency at work. The objectives are clear, with always practical applications: - Discover your own emotional process to understand the role and impact of emotions - Analyze its operations and implement personal strategies to channel them - Develop your emotional awareness to be in touch with your values - Strengthen one's balance / harmony, self-confidence as well as the best discovery & mastery of one's own resources / skills / potential as well as new tools - Overcome your fears and blockages to be able to move forward and serenely. - Reduce psychological (stress, anxiety, concentration ...) & psycho-somatic manifestations - Optimization of the emotional process & the concept of emotional intelligence - Make your sensitivity & possible hypersensitivity a strength Indeed, the sensitive & hypersensitive represent a small part of the population and are able to perceive what others do not feel, which is hidden but try to conform to what is expected of them and of them. '' be able to live in community. After a suitable accompaniment, a hypersensitive can learn to tame his innate capacities and to create harmony in his own existence. What happens during a session ? After having defined together one or more global objectives based on your initial problem, each session takes place in two stages. 1) Browse, analyze & dissect together the reflections, thoughts and notes taken during the week and related to your emotions: actions taken based on the suggestions of the previous week; thoughts; feelings: what worked or not / corresponded or not to your expectations. It is also an opportunity to get to know you better in order to better define / define / identify and then solve together the challenges / emotional blockages of the moment. 2) Based on the conclusions of the first part, a proposal of two to three sub-issues of the day to be dealt with during the session (sub-issues built from your initial issue): to answer them, for each of them 'between them, a series of ten to fifteen pragmatic reflections / actions will be proposed to you. Three possible answers: - "I have already tried this solution but it does not suit me" or "I do not really believe it": we go to the next suggestion - “Never tried” or “why not”, “I'll think about it”: we set ourselves the goal of trying as soon as the opportunity arises, by the next session Concretely, a session = a reflection but above all A SESSION = SOLUTIONS / proposals / concrete suggestions to put into practice for the following session in order to overcome its blockages. According to the defined objective, it is a question of identifying & resolving the impact of emotions and their bad channeling not only on his communication but especially on his daily life. Note that during the videoconference session, all the notes are transcribed in the chat so that you can access them at any time when you wish. PLACES, LANGUAGES - Locations: Geneva-Lausanne-Friborg-Zurich-Neuchâtel-Lugano-Montreux-Bâle-Neuchâtel-Berne-Lucerne-Bruxelles-Luxembourg-Paris-Lyon. But currently & until further notice, only by videoconference in accordance with national recommendations on Covid. As these sessions are unanimous, this option continues to be offered. By moving to Montreux / Riviera, our training continues in person if you prefer. Apart from the classic advantages of videoconferencing (time savings related to travel & their unforeseen events, eco-responsibility, increased scheduling flexibility, etc.), the quality of the session & the interaction remain the same. In addition, the notes taken during the sessions are immediately transcribed by your interlocutor (on the chat of the session) and are automatically transmitted to you so that you can browse them during / after the session if you wish. - The sessions can be given in French and English. -As other people do regularly, you can also please your loved ones by offering gift vouchers available all year round. THE THERAPIST - COACH From a Grande Ecole post-preparatory class in France & Ivy League University in the United States, our teacher is specialized in Europe and North America, and has worked for more than 17 years in the field, in renowned international public and private establishments, intervening in forums and conferences.
CONSULTANT & BEHAVIORAL ANALYST: METHODS & TECHNIQUES FOR COMMUNICATION (PROFESSIONAL/PERSONAL)
Behavioral analysis uses principles of behavior to solve practical everyday problems. Starting from observations, several hypotheses are put forward, without ever judging, to decode and decipher gestures, words, a way of expressing oneself (...). Based on empathy, these methods allow: - on the one hand, to understand his interlocutor and to adapt to the situation to effectively transmit his messages and convince - on the other hand, to improve one's own verbal and non-verbal communication with a verified methodology and very specific techniques Therefore, it is not only a question of learning to 'decode' the other but also of improving one's skills during oral interventions in public, better managing one's personal/professional communication & the conflicts which result from it, mastering the negotiation techniques (...): your objectives in terms of communication can be diverse and the objective of these sessions is precisely to accompany you to better achieve them. So how do you get a clear message across, make a difference & make an impression? ➤ So, how to listen and be listened to, convince and be impactful, challenge and make an impression, enhance your content, address your audience effectively and optimize the quality & clarity of the exchange / message? It is precisely a question of going through, applying and deploying practical and effective techniques of oral presentation, of simple intervention or of 'one to one` exchange, aiming to challenge your audience or interlocutor, by taking care of the substance as well as the form. , all in a professional or personal context. For this, there are various techniques of verbal and non-verbal communication. ➤ Thus, mastered, the practical method allows, through a set of simulations and scenarios based on your daily experience to support pragmatic & concrete techniques, to decode the gestures and behaviors of its interlocutors but also to improve confidence in self, his confidence, his ease by overcoming his embarrassment and mastering his emotion in public. But also to work on his leadership & his charisma, in a context where empathy and emotional intelligence are at the service of communication. ➤ So, in this context, after having precisely defined your objective & gone through the blockages encountered, here are some examples of themes covered through concrete techniques & a targeted methodology: ✓Practical tools to perfect your rhetoric/repartee ✓Decode and use the practical communication tools of great leaders ✓Fundamentals (practices) of eloquence but also of public speaking (intonation, gaze, gestures, elocution, range, emotions, pronunciation, development of one's own style of charisma) to ensure consistency between substance & form ✓Fundamentals of Body Language to support and not interfere with the speech while being convinced & convincing. ✓ Highlighting their speech & promoting their speaking to arouse interest, by building on their strengths. ✓Creation of a coherence between the message emitted & the message received in order to improve its speech and in fact, its professional/personal relations. ✓Management of Q&A sessions & external reactions during an intervention or an oral exchange. ✓Practical tools to put your interlocutor at ease and appear friendly/interested. ✓To succeed in a negotiation/mediation. ✓On the one hand, learning to say 'no' simply in three steps AND on the other hand, getting people to say 'yes'. ✓To turn sentences into positive AND constructive. ✓To manage conflicts (eg 'assertive' communication techniques, eg CNV techniques - Non Violent Communication). ✓To put NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) at the service of communication. ✓To adopt effective, simple, fair and engaging language. ✓To use sentences, turns of phrase & expressions allowing to be precise, simple, effective & challenging. ✓To manage your personal & professional relationships with, for example, the preparation of your ratings. ✓Make your hypersensitivity a strength to tame your abilities. ✓Listening proactively and expressing / conveying ideas / message clearly. ✓ Avoid letting your emotions show through and propose a constructive solution to problems, while drawing on your own relational skills. ✓Be better equipped to recognize and immediately remedy situations that weaken their authority and affect their ability to communicate effectively. ✓Enhance their potential for expression and creativity (often underestimated until now) and 'apparent' sociability ✓Develop not necessarily self-confidence, but the 'appearance' of self-confidence, refine one's listening to respond adequately, open up to the resources of the imagination, free oneself from the rational to then structure one's speech. ✓Relate their communication objectives (project, institution, values, ideas, demands, etc.) to the form of their expression. ✓Learn and put into practice persuasive communication techniques and better understand the perception that others have of oneself. In order to improve his skills of 'self-presentation' and conveyed image. ✓Practical techniques to foster the engagement of the other party. ✓Strengthen the structure of its communication and develop a convincing argument in order to sell its ideas and projects. (…) ➤ To master the keys to successful public communication, it is advisable to reinforce the impact of one's speeches: by structuring one's interventions and taking into account the circumstances and expectations of the public; by making an impression through storytelling; integrating the psychological and emotional factors of effective oral communication; integrating emotions in the preparation of the message and the arguments; anticipating objections and delicate situations; by preparing and structuring an attractive and convincing presentation framework; by experimenting with the rules of improvisation; by adequately managing difficult situations (...). ➤ In short, each session combines techniques & practical exercises adapted to your daily situations (filmed with your agreement in order to be reviewed, commented on, decoded together live), so that you can apply them immediately, and from the 1st session. ➤ THE TRAINER Trained in a Grande Ecole post-preparatory European classes & Ivy League university in the United States, our teacher has specialized and has worked for more than 15 years, in Europe and North America, in the field of communication, in renowned international public and private establishments, intervening in forums and conferences, & oriented towards pedagogy and careful methodology. ➤ PLACE, TIMETABLE, PRICES ✓ Locations: Geneva-Lausanne-Fribourg-Zurich-Neuchâtel-Lugano-Montreux-Basel-Neuchâtel-Bern-Lucerne-Brussels-Luxembourg-Paris-Lyon. But currently, these sessions continue to be offered by videoconference in the current context and in accordance with general demand which is almost unanimous on this subject. ✓ Indeed, apart from the classic advantages of videoconferencing (time saving related to travel & their unforeseen events, eco-responsibility, increased schedule flexibility, etc.), the quality of the session & the interaction remain identical. In addition, the entire exchange, notes and recommendations are immediately transcribed on the dedicated chat. ✓ To support us among ourselves & to be pleasant to you in this sustainable / particular period and in a spirit of solidarity, the fees are temporarily reduced and will not increase after the start of our sessions. ✓ Languages: French/English. ✓ The progression following these private sessions is perceptible from 1 to 2 sessions (*study 2022). ✓ As other people do regularly, you can also please your loved ones by offering gift vouchers available all year round. CONTACT / PROGRAM ✓ A la carte program: evaluated and adapted to each need.
Private lessons / Tutoring / Methodological help in preparing for exams
Student at the School of Architecture in Paris. I have been giving private lessons for 3 years. I teach from 6th to 12th grade. My goal is to adopt the method that is most suitable to help the student progress. As far as language lessons are concerned, I emphasize speaking and pronunciation...with work on text, organized written expression, oral expression in interaction and application exercises for different levels.
English lessons (online) - English lessons (online)
Hello, my name is Lucie and I would be delighted to help you learn English, either from scratch or to improve your knowledge. I love getting my students to speak since I think practice is the secret to learning a language and improving your knowledge. I always structure my classes around real-life themes (how to introduce yourself, how to make an appointment, how to shop, how to go to the doctor, talk at work, etc). We will see grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation together. If you are intermediate, we will also do courses on texts. We will put both grammar and vocabulary into practice. Please note that all my classes are online (Skype or Google Meet).
Fun and effective German classes, Berlin and online
The best way to learn a new language is through natural interaction. And I believe that you learn most effectively when you feel at ease and when you are having fun! You will see that each class is individually adapted to your personal learning style and that you can improve at your optimal level, because you will always be challenged but never overwhelmed. I am an enthusiastic language learner myself and know the importance of a fun and knowledgeable teacher. Because I enjoyed learning with great teachers so much, I'm committed to be that for you in every class as well. With this German class, you will get • a very competent, patient, and fun tutor with years of experience • a very supportive environment • as many opportunities as possible to actually speak German, reflect on it, and improve • 3-4 hrs of homework per lesson (if you want!) • heaps of audio and video material as well as many exercises to help you practise all aspects of the German language • and you will see how manageable the German grammar actually is! Of course, you can adjust the classes to whatever you consider to be most relevant for you! If you like my approach and want to improve your German, write me a message or book a lesson with me! I would love to help you with your German, whether in person or online! You can start right away at any level!
English with a USA native speaker, communication professor in higher education
Born in Cincinnati, based in Brussels. English professor in higher education (management school) by day. Communication coach and creative copywriter by night. With a double master's in communication, I've taught English to all levels and types of students. As a professor in a management school, I coach MBAs and marketing bachelors with their English and communication skills. Whether you need English for your job, for a school assignment, to prep for an exam or a meeting, or just for practical daily use, I'm happy to help you hone your English skills.
Dutch/Nederlands : Bijles voor studenten en volwassenen om het Nederlands te kunnen praten
Ik kan je Nederlands les geven. Ik ben jaren lang bijles tutor geweest en werk zelfstanding als YasTutors. Ik doe het met liefde daarom vinden mijn studenten het leuk om diep met me in gaan leren, en ook ik vervolg iedere student zodat we samen kunnen alles goed afronden.
Online russian classes for everyone, learn to speak in russian in a very shord period of time
I offer high quality russian online classes By the end of this course you will be able to read and speak Russian using the phrases necessary to function in different life situations like introducing yourself, making friends, going out, congratulating your Russian friends on various holidays etc. The course highlights the most important aspects of Russian Grammar. You will learn about the Russian nouns, pronouns, adjectives, their category of gender, grammar tenses etc. BASIC RUSSIAN FOR EVERYONE will help you delve into the world of the Russian language!
English and/or French (literature, grammar, conversation etc.)
Dear learners, I am French, I master the language as it is my native language and I studied French literature as well as English literature, a language I speak too. I studied in England for nine months and could teach you the language the way I’ve learned it: happily and without much difficulty. I would be pleased to teach young students but also adults, wether you are a beginner or intermediate. Contact me :) Chers apprentis, Je suis française et maîtrise la langue, comme il s’agit de ma langue maternelle, j’ai étudié la littérature française et anglaise, langue que je parle également. J’ai étudié en Angleterre pour une durée de neuf mois et pourrais ainsi vous apprendre la langue comme je l’ai apprise : gaiement et sans grande difficulté. Je serais ravie d’enseigner à des jeunes étudiants mais aussi à des adultes, que vous soyez débutant ou intermédiaire. Contactez-moi :)