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English INTER/LEAVING cert exam preparation and TEFL

Each session will be tailored to your needs: this includes basic literacy skills, grammar, coursework essays, preparing for exams, analyzing media texts, films, Shakespeare, poetry, plays and novels, exploring cultural context and social/political issues of texts.

Location

At student's location: Around Lusk, Ireland
Online via webcam

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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:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I take a personal interest in ALL my students and am committed to helping each of them to fulfil their academic potential. I believe that personal development and academic achievement go hand in hand. I have very high expectations of my students and I am very effective at setting goals and coaching students to attain them. The services I offer have been proven to raise levels of school performance, help increase confidence, enjoyment and motivation and develop study skills and discipline that can be applied to other subjects.

Each session will be tailored to your needs: this could include basic literacy skills, grammar, improving coursework essays, preparing for exams or getting to grips with media texts, annalysing films, Shakespeare, poetry, plays and novels, along with exploring the cultural context and social or political issues raised by the texts.

Education

I have an MA(Hons) in Creative Writing from UCC which I received in 2017, a BA(Hons) in Fine Art from NCAD and a (CELTA) teaching qualification from Cambridge University to teach English as a foreign language.

Experience / Qualifications

I am a mature, qualified English teacher with 20 years experience in private tuition and teaching in schools. I have extensive experience teaching and mentoring young people, especially with GCSE and A-Level English in the UK and Junior/Leaving cert in Ireland. I am also experienced teaching English as a foreign language and in supporting students whose parents are from immigrant backgrounds and because of language difficulties are unable to support their children's studies as much as they would wish. I have experience mentoring and tutoring students who have fallen behind, been excluded or have mild learning disabilities.

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  • Instructor since September 2020

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