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English, conversational and prep for official tests

My lessons are completely conversation-based. This can be a bit scary and uncomfortable at first, but. as we say in the Netherlands, practice makes art! The more English you allow into your life, the more naturally it will come to you and the better and more confident you will become in using English. All lessons are tailored to the personal wishes of the students in combination with my assessment of what is needed to improve :)

Extra information

I have everything that is necessary, and can provide materials. The only thing I recommend is to have a notebook and a pen at hand, taking notes is useful!

Location

At teacher's location: Het Nopeind, 1027 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands
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:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I have been using English for over 15 years, and for the past 5 years it is my main language in daily life (among others because of my work, education, native English speaking partner and friends). I have about 4 years of experience in teaching it as a second language, for 2 of which I was located in Madrid.
I focus on the general improvement of the English of my students (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and help them prepare for official English-level exams like PET, FCE, CAE, TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS (ISE, GESE). Besides that I make sure to create a good ambiance during my lessons because I know how important it is to be comfortable to get the most out of your studies. My students from Madrid were so satisfied that I have continued teaching some of them through skype after I came back to the Netherlands :)

Education

UvA Student BA Philosophy at the moment, aiming to start a MA in Logic in 2021.
Prior to that I worked on my TEFL certificate, I went to Art Academy and finished my secondary education with a specialization in human sciences.

Experience / Qualifications

I have done a three-month internship teaching English in Madrid in 2015.
Received my Advanced TEFL certification that same year.
Experience teaching for 4 years nonstop.

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from $30.34Online via webcam
from $33.71At student's home

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