FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
Trusted teacher
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from41.75USD/ h

Fun and Effective English lessons for all ages and interests

I have been teaching English and French (for business or for casual/everyday use) to students of all ages for many years now.

My teaching methods are immersion-based. In the English classes, we speak in English.

Lessons are customized to your needs, interests and desired outcomes. I try as much as possible to include fun in my lessons, via games, songs, or ice-breaking activities.

I have lots of experience working with children and teens as well as adults of all ages and professionals. I work with complete beginners (A0-A1) all the way to mastery (C1-C2).

I also offer tutoring and school support classes.


I look forward to working with you.

Extra information

Teaching materials are to be purchased by the students.

Location

Online via webcam

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
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French

About Me

I have been teaching the English and French languages for the last 20 years. Being born and raised near Toulon, in the Southeastern part of France, French is my native language. In middle school, I was introduced to my first foreign language (English) and it was very hard for me as the methods used by my teachers (memorization and repetition) did not work for me. When I was 17 years old and about to enter my last year of high school, my English teacher recommended that I study abroad in an English-speaking country for a few months. My parents agreed and I was sent to the USA as an exchange student for one year.

Being completely immersed from day-one in English was very difficult but it worked very well. I started improving steadily and rapidly, and I returned to France completely bilingual. After graduating from France with a baccalauréat degree majoring in French and English, I returned to the United States to attend college, where I majored in English. There I met my husband, started a family and ended up living in the US for 15 years, continuing to improve my knowledge and grasp of the English language, and finally achieving the fluency of a native speaker.

During my 15 years of living on the West coast of the USA, I taught English and French to a variety of students: preschoolers, school-age children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. My experience teaching professional/corporate as well as casual French and English courses has allowed me to successfully mentor and coach people starting from different levels and with personal goals.

My own experience in the USA working in different fields (education, marketing, sales, medical, non-profit, government…) helps me give my students practical advice on navigating their professional world successfully despite not being an English (or French) native speaker.

Since moving back to Europe, I have obtained my TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate, and I’ve been teaching at a language school in Amsterdam. My experience has also included helping students prepare for English and French eindexamen (VWO, HAVO, etc…) and coaching students in preparation for their admission essays and interviews to enter higher-education institutions (hotel school, masters programs abroad, etc…). These last few years, I have also been teaching English on-location for NGOs and financial institutions. I have also been tasked with coaching HR Coordinators, Executive Assistants, EMEA Sales Directors, government employees, teachers, and helping public speakers to prepare for presentations, conferences, YouTube broadcasts, etc.

I’ve also helped prepare employees being relocated abroad (for example, to France and to Belgium).

My method has proven results: several of my professional students were promoted, the relocations went smoothly, and many of my school-age students passed their exams and/or were accepted into their chosen schools. The efficiency of my method revolves around a total-immersion approach from the very first lesson. With me, the English class will be taught in English and French class will be taught in French, no matter the level from which you are starting. We will work together to create an understanding and confidence in using your target language, whether for professional or casual uses. My lessons cover language (grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, idioms, etc…) as well as an introduction to culture along with some practical tips.

For more info about me or my teaching style, visit my website:
www.learnwithchristel.nl

I look forward to meeting you and to work with you toward achieving your goals!

Education

Teaching English as a Second Language certifications from ITTT, USA.
Associates of Arts (Liberal Arts/English major) from Spokane Community College, USA.
Baccalauréat Général Littéraire from Académie de Nice, France.

Experience / Qualifications

Several years teaching experience in the USA as well as in the Netherlands.
Experience teaching classes as well as individual lessons.
Currently working for a language school in downtown Amsterdam.
I have been teaching English and French (for business or for casual/everyday use) to students of all ages for many years now. My teaching methods are immersion-based. In the English classes, we speak in English. Dans les leçons de français, nous parlons en français. Lessons are customized to your needs, interests and desired outcomes. I try as much as possible to include fun in my lessons, via games, songs, or ice-breaking activities. I have lots of experience working with children and teens as well as adults of all ages and professionals. I work with complete beginners (A0-A1) all the way to mastery (C1-C2). I also offer tutoring and school support classes. I look forward to working with you.

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Christel will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8              
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00    
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00    
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00    
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00    
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00    
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00    
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00    
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00    
17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00  Friday at 17:00    
18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00  Friday at 18:00    
19              
20              
21              
22              
23              
from $41.75Online via webcam

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Online reputation

  • Instructor since November 2019

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8              
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00    
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00    
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00    
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00    
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00    
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00    
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00    
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00    
17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00  Friday at 17:00    
18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00  Friday at 18:00    
19              
20              
21              
22              
23              
from $41.75Online via webcam

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Share

You are here


Carolina
Dutch conversation lessons for children, teenagers and adults
My way of teaching is including having fun. Why?! It can be really "scary" to learn a different language, but not with me! I will make you feel confident in speaking another language, so you will be ready to explore more and more by yourself in time. We will focus on listening, pronunciation and conversation. We will do this by reading, listening and I will be explaining the Dutch grammar step by step. Afterwards I will challenge you with some homework you need to prepare for the next time ;) Ready for this challenge? See you in my class than!!!

Ksenija
Let’s talk in Russian! Conversational lessons with the focus on speaking and keeping your Russian on a good level
Hi there! I'm Ksenija 🖐 A native Russian speaker and a language teacher of Russian and English. If you have studied Russian and want to continue studying it on a higher level, search no more! You've found a teacher that can you help from the comfort of your home🤗 Oh, and before you continue reading about this course, check if the following applies to you 👇 💚If you are still a beginner or want to have a general course that focuses on all of the language aspects, then check out my other courses. Simply scroll down to the bottom of the page 😊 🎯BUT if you have studied Russian before, you can (could) speak it well and want to focus on your speaking skills , you are at the right place! 📚INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CLASS AND THE LESSONS: 🔊The class "Let’s talk in Russian!" или "Давай поговорим по-русски!" is intended for students who already speak Russian well and to want to keep their language skills in 💪good shape. Unlike the other courses that I offer, this one is more flexible, doesn't follow a strict plan and focuses on the topics that you want to talk about 🧐In the lessons we focus on your speaking, listening and conversational skills. These lessons help you not to forget the language and learn something new in the process! You will definitely learn new words, expressions and cultural quirks. WHAT CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE LESSONS? 🤔 🎈In some lessons we can simply talk about your day, recent events or the news. You can bring your own materials like an article, a social media post or a short video that you want to discuss. 🎁In other lessons we can use the worksheets that are created on the basis of the articles from popular Internet publications that include the most relevant and discussed topics of our time. These worksheets help you: to talk freely in Russian about literature, history, education, psychology, travel, as well as write posts on social networks. 👩‍🏫A BIT MORE ABOUT THE STYLE OF TEACHING: 🔸During the lessons I use online tools such as Google Drive, PDF, Power Point, Kahoot and all kinds of conversational games/situations. 🔸I use modern teaching methods like flipped classroom and blended learning. 🔸I always strive to make engaging lessons 🤩 as I know how important it is to stay motivated 💪while learning. That's why I include funny dialogues, real life stories, Russian jokes, lots of visuals and little bonuses like a topical song with lyrics or a collection of Russian Internet memes! 🔸I never give big boring homework to my students! Though, if you want to do some extra things at home, I will gladly give you some advice and provide you with extra materials 🙂 If you have any questions, feel free to write me and I will answer you as soon as I can 😊 I am looking forward to meeting you and helping you with whatever 🎯 language goals you have! See you soon, Ksenija 💖

Johnathan
Learn English one to one with a Native English Speaker
TEFL Certified English teacher with experience teaching at the Excellence Center in Europe. I teach conversational, business, and academic English. All my classes are taught according to the level of each student. The classes are mainly based on the practical use of English to enable students to learn as quickly and as effectively as possible. I place a strong focus on pronunciation and grammar, but also widening students' vocabulary. Students can learn how to use the language in everyday situations in life as well as Interviews, Business meetings, and Higher Education.

Robin (from UK 🇬🇧)
English Language Communication - English lessons, English accent & pronunciation improvement , Grammar correction, Business Eng, Phonics.
Native English Speaker from UK living in Morocco ! - TEFL Certified , London, UK - 2010, PTLS certified - UK (10+ years experience teaching english in the UK and London specifically. My class is tailored for yourself or with others - You will learn and improve your english grammar, build confidence when speaking english and presenting skills. Develop your knowledge of business english and which english terminology can help to enhance your business for your english speaking clients and customers - confidence building when learning a language is key and learning relevant and common vocabulary with learning along your learning journey. - My lessons are taught in english and I speak basic french - This class will help you learn in an enjoyable and engaging way, tailored just for you.

Marcel
Dynamic Dutch courses with a smiling native speaker ;-)
I use several methods which are specially conceived to teach Dutch to people who have a different mother tongue. I really like to use methods out of the ordinary like role games or methods with which you learn while playing. All these adapted to the student's situation of course. As I learned myself a couple of other languages, it is easy for me to detect difficulties a student can encounter and adapt the way of learning. I can teach in English, French, German and Russian.

Oliver
🚀EVERY CHILD IS A MATHS GENIUS | British Tutor 🇬🇧
.. [British Maths Tutor] ... When I was a young child, I believed I was not a mathematical person. It wasn't until I met an amazing teacher at age 15 that I discovered my mathematical genius and my life was changed forever. I'm eternally grateful to that teacher. My teacher knew that self-image and self-belief is the key to unlock your child's mathematical abilities. Everyone is good at maths, but we all have different styles of thinking. Bad teachers teach every child the same way. My job is find your child's style of mathematics and allow him to discover that for himself. When he discovers that, he will begin to enjoy the beauty and power of mathematics ...and then you will see as the grades begin to soar. 👉Click the blue "Contact Oliver" button above and lets discuss how we can unlock your child's mathematical talents! 😊

Phillip
Private French lessons with native French speaker in Co. Mayo
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

Irina
Russe langue étrangère de tous niveaux parlée et écrite
Le russe pour tous vos besoin: voyages privés ou d'affaire, formation aux écoles et universités russes ou participation aux discussions littéraires. Quel que soit votre besoin vous obtiendrez le bon niveau. Ma méthode est de garder les élèves concentrés mais pas submergés. J'ai l'expérience acquise avec des enfants, les adolescents et les adultes.

Anthony
Spanish lessons/ Native teacher/İstanbul'da ve online özel İspanyolca dersi/ DELE/ özel yerli öğretmen / Clases de español/ スペイン語のレッスン。
My Spanish lessons will be skill and grammar focused. I will help the students to develop their language skills so that they can use them in real contexts. For the DELE and Cambridge assessment lessons the students must have a good command of the language because I will prepare them to know the structure of the tests while they practice and develop the main skills and sub skills needed to have a good result. İspanyolca derslerim beceri ve dilbilgisi odaklı olacak. Öğrencilerin, dili gerçek anlamda kullanmak için dil becerilerini geliştirmelerine yardımcı olacağım. DELE dersleri için öğrencilerin iyi derecede İspanyolca bilmesi gerekir ve onları testin yapısını bilmeye hazırlayacağım ve iyi bir sonuç elde etmek için gereken temel becerilerini ve alt becerilerini çalıştıracağım.

Mimi
English Conversation Elementary and Pre-Intermediate in Breda / English Conversation Intermediate
English Conversation lessons focus on improving your speaking skills. In the lessons different topics will be discussed and debated in an interactive way. This way you can improve your English fluency or vocabulary. You will have the chance to practice English with an experienced and qualified teacher.To join me you don't need anything but your presence! I am an experienced teacher and I speak four languages. I hold a bachelor's degree in teaching of Italian language and Art History from Ljubljana University in Slovenia. Originally from Slovenia I have lived and worked in four different countries because of my husband's film post-production professional. Among other things I lived in London where I taught movement therapy. I moved to the Netherlands five years ago and have been learning Dutch. So I am perfectly aware of the challenges people face when they try to learn a new language as adults. I think that my personal experience can benefit others who are struggling to improve their language skills. My experiences as a teacher have given me the opportunity to interact with a variety of student populations and engage them in learning. In the Netherlands I taught Italian at Buas University - Tourism and Management and English Conversation at Gilde Baronie Apart from my teaching experience I am also a performer, illustrator and movement teacher.

Fawzi
French private lessons: Language and communication [ONLINE]
I am a French teacher, an academician. I have been teaching French, language, and communication since 2012. I speak Arabic, French, Spanish, a little English and a little Turkish. I give my lessons in French, Arabic or Spanish, depending on your choice. During the session I explain the course that suits your needs. There is also the option to create an open discussion so that you can speak fluently over time and avoid grammatical gaps. And at the end of each session, I give "lessons" with "exercises" to do as homework to continue our support and increase your level.

Sam
English Private Tuitions (Adults and School Students) + IELTS
I am specialized in teaching English to adults and students in international and private schools. For adults, this class offers a general English practice or IELTS test preparation depending on what the student is looking for. The lessons will first start by evaluating their abilities in the four main skills (Speaking, Listening, Writing and Reading) then we can work together to plan the weekly lessons accordingly. As for the school pupils, the student shall present his/her previous test papers and results to identify his/her weaknesses and strengths. The second step is to follow the school's book(s) and curriculum (unless the parents wish otherwise). The classes consists of test revision, homework assistance and lots of practice. Any communication occurring during the class must be in English. The class usually consists of one student.

Veghar
Academic and General English, Business English, Writing, Aviation Technical English, Essay Writing, Conversation, Grammar, IELTS, TOEFL.
Who is your teacher? Teaching is an Art and a Knowledge! Anybody can know a language but everybody cannot teach it! I am the affiliated researcher at the university with a 16 - year experience as a teacher, supervisor, editor - teaching Academic and General English, supervising and training the staff, at 3 public and private universities, 2 schools and 6 institutes. I got my master in ELT - English Language Teaching and I have the certificate of "Teaching Methods". I know 5 languages and I am learning my 6th language at the moment. What do you want to learn? A. English for the school students Can't you still use the time and tenses in English Correctly? Do you have problems using the adverbs of manner, time, frequency? Can't you easily broaden your vocabulary knowledge? ... Don't worry! I am here to do it together! B. Academic English Are you a purchase agent working for an International company? Do you need to have a good command of Business English to be able to negotiate, make orders, translate or make contracts and you do not know how to manage it? What are the essential terms you should know to succeed in Business English? (A to Z of Business English) Do you have to publish your paper in English? Do you have to write your PhD or Master thesis in English? (Writing: Paragraph writing - Essay Writing) Are you a student of Law? Do you need to learn and be able to translate legal texts? (English for the students of Law) Have you recently applied for a job as a flight attendant and you are becoming ready to take the exam? (Aviation Technical English) Do you have to take the International TOEFL and IELTS exam? Then Welcome !!! We will do this together!

Jack
Learn English for all levels of experience from 'Hello' to 'Goodbye' and everything in-between
Hello, my name is Jack, a native English speaker originally from Manchester, England. I have experience teaching English as a second language both online to students in China.And in schools in Italy. I have a diploma in International Business Management from Northumbria University, and studied abroad in Sweden and Portugal and therefore know how important and daunting learning a language can be. I specialise in teaching English as a second language. My aim is to be the lessons fun and engaging. Depending on what you want to learn we can focus on grammar, sentence structure, building vocabulary of a particular topic or start at the basics learning phonics. If you would like support and tutoring on homework or topics you are studying in school I can support students with this and help them achieve in school. I can also teach Business English and help you prepare for a presentation or interview or help with your studies. My class would be perfect for either adults or children wanting to improve their oral and written English skills. Each class will be personalised to your needs and abilities with the first class used to evaluate your level and how we can best use further classes to improve your abilities and see results.

Ritika
Business English Tutor based in Montreal. Taught Business English at the university level. Help with IELTS preparation offered.
My unique background, with experience in corporate world as well as in academia, enables me to provide my students with a high quality learning experience. Being a chartered accountant by profession with 11 years of work experience in corporate finance at an MNC in India coupled with experience of teaching Business English at University of Rennes 1, France to over 200 students for a total of over 400 hours in-classroom, I am aptly positioned to help you improve your command of Business English. My experience of teaching general English at a middle school and a high school in France, to over 250 students for a total of over 280 hours, enables me teach both children and adults. I start with understanding your needs and current level and tailoring the course to suit your requirements. Who are the classes made for? * Intermediate and advanced level students * Students who want to to build up a stronger confidence and need help in their homework, assignments or preparing for tests, such as IELTS. * Professionals, anyone from Canada and all around the world Structure of the class: Course includes various activities and exercises to help achieve your goals. At the end of the class, depending on your availability, I may assign homework for 30 min to an hour. My teaching methods / philosophy - I ensure a nice and friendly exchange to foster confidence in my student. I observe keenly to provide useful feedback.