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Improve your English and have fun whilst working on your communication skills to grow in self-confidence! I'm a British native speaker.

Classes with me will improve your confidence in using English for work and in your free time!
Learn practical English skills and have fun whilst doing so!

Speaking good English means increased abundance in your life through earning more money for you and your family.

I have a clear and friendly British English accent which will make learning that much easier for you

I hold 2 university degree's and 2 professional teaching certificates. And have taught students of all ages from around the world for more than 10 years!

You are most welcome, and I look forward to hearing from you:-)

Extra information

You can take individual or group lessons! Get in touch and let's start improving your English! Start living an abundant life today!

Location

At teacher's location: Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken, Amsterdam, Nederland
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General info

suitcase iconSkills:
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:
30 minutes
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120 minutes
The class is taught in:Dutch, English, French

About Me

I am a friendly and well educated man.
I hold two professional teaching certificates for teaching English to adults.
TEFL and CELTA (Cambridge English Language Teaching Accreditation)
My accent is British English - from Southern England, known formally as 'received pronunciation' but more commonly referred to as 'The King's English' or 'BBC English'.

I have been teaching for more than 12 years, and have experience teaching people from all back grounds and nationalities. I am internationally orientated and yet at the same time, integrated into Dutch society.

I am specialised in helping my students improve their confidence in using the English language! Having confidence is key to getting the most out of English and enjoying speaking, writing, reading and listening to it!

If you choose me as your teacher, I am sure that you will improve in English, learn new things and have fun whilst doing so!

I look forward to welcoming you to my lessons!

Education

UvA University of Amsterdam. Masters degree, in European Studies (end grade 8.5)
University of York. BA degree single honours, in Political Science(end grade 2.2)

Experience / Qualifications

TEFL teaching certificate, English Domain Malta
CELTA teaching certificate (accredited by Cambridge University), Brighton, UK

Reviews (23)

Hugh is a teacher unlike anything I have ever experienced. He positively surprised me several times. The way of teaching is very impressive. From the first moment I felt at ease. I was quite insecure about my English language but Hugh helped me completely. In addition to improving my English language, Hugh has also taught me some great life lessons. What sets Hugh apart is not just his knowledge but his ability to connect with the student. His approachability and genuine concern for my understanding have created an atmosphere where I felt valued and encouraged. In addition, he was a fascinating motivator and a great source of inspiration, the perfect example of what an English teacher should be. It is clear that he has a lot of experience in everything that has to do with teaching. After every lesson I went home with a very good feeling. His teaching style is very excellent! I can highly recommend Hugh! I feel privileged to have had Hugh as my teacher, and I am grateful for the positive influence he had in improving my English language. Thank you Hugh, your dedication for me have not gone unnoticed and are deeply appreciated! Blue Skies!
Patient, educational and with humor!
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first great experience for English
YES! I should have done this way earlier. Hugh is fantastic, the classes are fun, and most importantly: the classes truly help me to get more confidence in speaking English. I tended to avoid conversations - or even jobs - where English speaking was involved. Now, just after 2 classes, I find myself jumping into English conversations here and there. Hugh is very kind, creates a safe space for you, and corrects you in the most subtle ways. I can definitely recommend Hugh's classes!
Nice pro,I like the class.
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Do you want to feel more at ease in social situations both professionally and in your personal life? Then this class is for you! Learn how to deal with social situations - the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ when it comes to meeting new people, entertaining, business meetings, understanding different cultural practices etc... Etiquette is about treating other people in a polite and respectful way so that social interactions whether for social or business reasons go smoothly, and allow both parties to interact seamlessly! To find out more get in touch and let me help you with all matters dealing with etiquette.

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  • Instructor since May 2018
  • 9 repeat students
  • Phone number verified

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