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Learn English with Emily. Improve your English conversation, grammar, vocab etc. Prepare for tests / exams at all levels.

I am a passionate, creative, intelligent and hardworking British woman interested in art, psychology and education. I am an experienced and practising teacher of English as a foreign language, having taught 12 individuals English via one-to-one online classes for the last two years. I am highly praised as a teacher; the children and their parents love my warm, energetic enthusiasm and creativity and I love to see the fantastic progress my students make. One child hated learning English at first but now loves our English classes and is doing so well. I am a Psychosynthesis Counsellor-in-training aiming to be BACP certified next year. In my previous job as a fundraiser for a music charity in London, I organised and hosted live and online public events and gave regular progress presentations to the organisation’s leadership team. As an artist, I organise, collaborate, recruit performers and manage public art events at various galleries and organisations.
I thoroughly enjoy bringing fun and creativity to students learning English. I am passionate about you reaching your goals whether you're a business professional wanting to perfect your specific business communication skills, a child who doesn't know why English is important or an adult who wants to improve their written / spoken English. As a TEFL qualified teacher I am trained in teaching Business English as well as other specific requirements, and I am trained in teaching English both online and in person to class sizes of one to 250 students!

Extra information

We can meet online or in person at your home or mine in Amsterdam. It is a good idea to bring a pen and notebook, and I'll provide the rest. I am a native English speaker from Cambridgeshire, UK. I have lived in Amsterdam for two years. I look forward to meeting you and exploring how we can work together to reach your goals.

Location

At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
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General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), 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:English

About Me

I am a passionate, creative, intelligent and hardworking British woman interested in art, psychology and education. I am an experienced and practising teacher of English as a foreign language, having taught 12 individuals English via one-to-one online classes for the last two years. I am highly praised as a teacher; the children and their parents love my warm, energetic enthusiasm and creativity and I love to see the fantastic progress my students make. One child hated learning English at first but now loves our English classes and is doing so well.

Alongside teaching, I am a Psychosynthesis Counsellor-in-training aiming to be BACP certified next year. I am also a practising artist represented by a gallery in London where I collaborate with various people to create live art performances. I am a native English speaker from Cambridgeshire, UK and have lived in Amsterdam with my partner and dog for two years.

I thoroughly enjoy bringing fun and creativity to students learning English. I am passionate about you reaching your goals whether you're a business professional wanting to perfect your specific business communication skills, a child who doesn't know why English is important or an adult who wants to improve their written / spoken English. As a TEFL qualified teacher I am trained to teach Business English, test prep, school assistance, conversation as well as specific individual goals you have for improving your English.

I look forward to meeting you and exploring how we can work together to reach your goals.

Education

Certified Psychosynthesis Therapist | (current) 2023 | The Psychosynthesis Trust, London
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) | 2020 | The TEFL Org
MFA Fine Art | 2018 | Goldsmiths, University of London
BA Fine Art Sculpture | 2014 | The University of Brighton
Art Foundation | Cambridge Regional College | 2011
A Levels in English (A*), Art (A*), History (A), Psychology (A) | 2010 | St Ivo School, Cambridgeshire, UK

Experience / Qualifications

Teacher of English as a foreign language | freelance | 2020-2022
Development Manager| Blackheath Halls, London | 2018 – 2021
Psychosynthesis Counsellor in Training | Psychosynthesis Trust, London | 2020 – 2023
Artist | Seventeen, London | 2018 – ongoing
Cafe manager | Arlo & Moe, London | 2016-2018
Child Caregiver | various families in Berlin / London / Amsterdam | 2014 - 2022

Reviews (1)

Emily is exactly what I was looking for in a teacher. I needed to take some English intensive classes for an upcoming Cambridge Advanced exam and with Emily's support and guidance not only I passed my exam, but I also rediscovered my passion for learning foreign languages and love for English in particular. Our lessons are well structured, fun and super interesting. Emily understands what your needs are, identifies your weak spots quickly and helps you to improve them in a light, enjoyable way. She has a student-centered teaching approach and knows how to encourage you and aknowledge your strong points regularly, which personally has helped me a lot with boosting my confidence! I could not recommend her enough!

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