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Adult ESL, ESL for expat parents, ESL in the Netherlands

After working for four years as a private tutor in Amsterdam for numerous international families, I have discovered a love for teaching Adult ESL. My goal is to not only to teach ESL tailored to life in the Netherlands, but to also offer advice and support to expat adults around life in Amsterdam. I currently work with the parents of many of my students who wish to improve their English. I am a former primary school teacher (International School of Choueifat-Dubai) who now works exclusively as a private tutor. My students are mainly expats, though I also do have several local Dutch students. Having moved around quite a bit, I understand the stress families undergo adapting to a new school system. After four year in Amsterdam, I also now understand the unique stress parents also endure adapting to Dutch culture and regular use of the English language. My teaching methods focus on improving Adult ESL that is tailored specifically to life in the Netherlands. I design my teaching plans, with my students, to cover the most essential aspects of English that are needed to navigate life in Amsterdam. Moreover, I have a deep understanding of how English in the Netherlands differs from conversational English in other countries. I have a grasp of the nuances of both languages and the areas which pose particular difficulty. I really enjoy the motivation of my adult students and the unique friendships I have formed through teaching. I know how isolated some parents who are neither native English nor Dutch speakers feel when moving to Amsterdam.

I am happy to teach all ages either in person or via webcam.

**All rates include 21% KVK sales tax

Location

At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults
Age:
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Hello! I currently am offering classes both online or in person. I am a former primary teacher living in the Netherlands and tutoring students of various ages. I also tutor ESL. Please contact me to find out more about my classes and methods.

I am currently a social science researcher at UVA. I have a MSc. I am American and a native English speaker. I worked as a primary school teacher in the UAE for two years. I taught Grades 1 & 2 (all subjects) at a private international school. I have experience tutoring with this age and am very familiar with the curriculum/learning abilities of this age group. However, I also have previous experience tutoring in upper-level academics.


I did my undergraduate at UCLA in Sociology/Philosophy. I have experience tutoring at higher levels. I also am a skilled editor/writer and a happy to help with writing.

My schedule is flexible since I work remotely.

Education

UVA MSc Medical Sociology and Philosophy
UCLA B.A. Sociology Philosophy
-I graduated with honors from UCLA.
UCLA Extension Paralegal Training Degree
-I have a degree in paralegal studies

Experience / Qualifications

2 years class teacher- International School of Choueifat Dubai
8+ years tutoring primary students/young adults.
2+ Years Wyzant Tutoring (online tutoring service)
10+ years in childcare. Am comfortable as working as tutor/babysitter if necessary.

Reviews (7)

Alessandra is a great teacher. Our son (11) loved it and is very enthusiastic and can’t wait for the next class.we highly recommend Alessandra.
Alessandra is very knowledgeable about multiple curriculums and my son really enjoyed working with her!!
We had our first session a few days ago, with Alessandra tutoring my 8 year old son and 5 year old daughter, developing their reading and writing in English and their mathematics. Alessandra's previous experience as a teacher certainly shines through, as she definitely seems to know how children of this age learn. She provided original and exciting activities for the kids and they found it great fun; they are looking forward to seeing her again next week. Alessandra was professional to work with and I can definitely recommend her.
She is just great!! My son and wife love her way of teaching. She also has great personality.
Having a teaching background has really made Alessandra the perfect tutor for our son. He loves his lessons with Alessandra, and we can already see he is improving. Highly recommend Alessandra!
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Having moved around quite a bit, I understand the stress students undergo adapting to new schooling systems. I enjoy working privately with students to build their confidence. I previously was a primary school teacher of all subjects (Grades 1&2) for a private international school in Dubai. I am familiar with international school curriculum ad challenges faced by students when moving to a new country. I have extensive experience with students of all learning levels. I have been privately tutoring for over 8 years now. English is my first language (I am American). I also have experience tutoring at a higher age (as well as university level). I am an excellent writer and editor and have experience editing research. I am currently doing my own research at UVA. I did my undergraduate at UCLA. I am patient and attentive. I have an open schedule. I also have years of experience with ESL and have taken multiple courses training myself in the best ways to tutor in ESL. I am happy to teach all ages. **All rates include 21% KVK sales tax

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