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English conversation course by American living in Ireland

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This conversation and grammar course in English is suitable for young people and adults alike. My goal is to help you progress, at your own pace, in this language. Whether it's to learn the basics of English, improve it to go on vacation or even move to an English-speaking country, or for your professional career, I adapt to each of your needs and goals. I am bilingual English / French, I have Irish-American origins and for 20 years I have offered tutoring from the age of 4 to seniors over 85! It is never too late to improve your skills!
Entrepreneur for several years, I also have a training of childhood educator (with 13 years spent with 4-12 years) and a training of socio-cultural facilitator who led me to work with the elders for several years .

Extra information

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The course is offered online because I live in Ireland.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
English:
English for adults, School
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
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:French, English

About Me

Hi, I'm bilingual French/English of Swiss/French and USA origins. I live in the West of Ireland near the Atlantic Ocean. I hold a Degree in Early Childhood Education and I have worked for several years as a child instructor/educator with children aged 4 to 12 years old. I have been a tutor for children, teenagers, adults, and even seniors (4 to 85 y/o).
My teaching is always interactive in order to hold my students’ attention during the whole length of the classes, using numerous learning tools (photos, newspaper articles, music, videos, etc.) Naturally, I will focus on the priority of each student. Some students will want to improve their pronunciation, grammatical, and vocabulary skills, others will need to prepare a presentation or a speech at school/work, while others just want to learn a new language to enrich their general knowledge.

Education

Early Childhood Education Degree (4-12 y/o)
Social Work Studies in Switzerland ("Animation socioculturelle & travail social")
Diploma in Genealogy & Psychogenealogy

Experience / Qualifications

4 years as Social Worker in a private Nursing Home in Switzerland
13 years as Child Instructor/Educator (4-12 y/o)
Entrepreneur, owner of an Afterschool Facility in Switzerland for 6 years.
Irish Genealogy Research
Personal Development Seminars in Ireland

Reviews (21)

Good quality of first leeson
Phillip is a great, engaging teacher who in my experience really adapts to the needs of the student. Classes are always interesting with him!
he is a very good teacher. I look forward to making more progress
We had just one lesson and were ready to continue with Philippe, but he had to cancel all subsequent lessons due to family reason. This was a pity, as we really liked the teacher and his approach to teaching.
Phil is a wonderful teacher! He's a relaxed and knowledgeable person who is very easy to talk to and instantly puts you at ease. Classes are always fun and interesting. One minute we're laughing hard and the next we're discussing the meaning of life! I heartily recommend Phil to anyone who is looking to brush up their French! :)
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I have been tutoring French and English for the past 20 years to students of various ages & origins and of numerous backgrounds: children, teenagers, adults, professionals, and also sometimes even older seniors (85+). Why am I teaching both languages? Well, I’m bilingual and of American & Swiss/French origins, and... I live in Ireland! This is what makes my teaching strong and relevant because I understand both cultures and therefore I can adapt my classes depending on the language of my students. While I was studying social work in French-speaking Switzerland, I was giving French/English private lessons in order to earn a side income. And I genuinely enjoyed it doing it! After I graduated and started working full-time, I didn’t give up this activity because I loved meeting new people and helping them achieve their goals. My teaching is always interactive in order to hold my students’ attention during the whole length of the classes, using numerous learning tools (photos, newspaper articles, music, videos, etc.) Naturally, I will focus on the priority of each student. Some students will want to improve their pronunciation, grammatical, and vocabulary skills, others will need to prepare a presentation or a speech at school/work, while others just want to learn a new language to enrich their general knowledge. And sometimes too, parents want their younger children to master a new language. Thanks to my education and experience with children, I’m also able to run a class dedicated to them! What you will gain from my course is not only good pronunciation and vocabulary/grammar improvement but also a deeper knowledge and understanding of the culture that surrounds one language! When you speak a language it’s important to appreciate the lifestyle, traditions, and heritage of the nation(s) speaking it. Both French and English are spoken in many countries around the world, as primary languages, and with so many different accents: the learning process is unlimited! Before the COVID restrictions, I was mainly teaching face-to-face and with a maximum of four students, but at the moment, I’m only teaching online (one-and-one) on Zoom. Besides that, I’m also a genealogist, I’m running Spiritual Seminars in the West of Ireland and I have a passion for vegetarian & vegan cuisine. I hold a Degree in Early Childhood Education for many years I owned a private “Before & Afterschool” facility for children aged 4 to 12. I’m looking forward to meeting you
Vous désirez en connaitre un peu plus sur votre histoire familiale, toutefois, vous ne savez pas par ou commencer? Votre grande-tante (ou votre grand-pere peut-etre) vous a fourni des informations sur ce fameux ancetre noble dont la famille descendrait et vous aimeriez en savoir un peu plus sur cet illustre personnage dont on vous a parlé pour confirmer ces dires? Ou alors, vous n’avez simplement aucune information fiable sur vos ancetres au-delà de vos grands parents et cela vous intéresserait de pouvoir nommer vos arrières-grands-parents, découvrir où ils habitaient, quels métiers ils exercaient, ou encore peut etre connaitre leurs hobbys favoris (on peut en effet découvrir énormement d’informations sur nos ancetres grace à des recherches un peu plus poussées). Il se peut également, que vous vous trouviez face à une impasse dans vos recherches et que vous apprécieriez l’aide d’une personne extérieure: quand on est très impliqué dans sa généalogie, il est parfois utile d’avoir un intervenant neutre qui nous aide avec le recul nécessaire pour y voir plus clair et débloquer une situation compliquée. Dans ce cours, je vous propose une immersion dans votre histoire familiale qui vous permettra de mieux connaitre vos ancetres, mais aussi mieux vous connaitre vous-meme.“ Lorsque tu ne sais pas où tu vas, regarde d'où tu viens” (Proverbe Africain). Lors de nos rencontres, nous travaillerons sur les étapes necessaires et essentielles pour découvrir vos racines familiales et créer, petit à petit, un arbre généalogique passionnant et fascinant que vous serez fier/fière de prséenter à votre famille et entourage! Voilà plus de 25 ans que je me suis intéressé pour la premiere fois à l’histoire de ma famille, car j’avais entendu (comme c’est souvent le cas) une anecdote un peu “fantastique” autour d’un fameux ancetre! Mandaté par un proche, j’ai eu pour projet de vérifier cette information. Et c’est ainsi qu’est née ma passion pour cette discipline que j’exerce au quotidien personnellement, ou alors pour aider des clients à mieux organiser leurs recherches et aller de surprises en surprises! C'est lors du confinement de 2020 que j’ai entrepris une formation diplomante en généalogie. D'origines Irlande-USA-Canada et Suisse, mes deux langues principales de travail sont l'anglais et le francais. Je vous propose également mes services si vous désirez me confier la création et la présentation de votre arbre familial. N’hésitez pas à m’en faire part lors de notre premier contact!

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