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English lessons / Engelse lessen with a CELTA-qualified native English speaking teacher… and have fun while doing it!

Are you looking for a qualified native English teacher (British) with extensive teaching and business experience? If so, I would love to hear from you!

I’m serious about making learning fun and adapt lessons to the unique needs of every student – whether your goal is simply to improve your confidence and conversation skills, or to perfect your Business English.

I have a very simple teaching philosophy. Every single lesson must be challenging, rewarding, and fun – as the best way to learn is with a smile on your face.

While my classes are 100% in English, I also speak Dutch and Spanish. This gives me a real insight as to why students make certain mistakes, and how to best avoid them.

Extra information

I'm flexible and can teach online (on zoom or skype), at a student's residence, or in a café - whatever works best for you.

I give personalized homework so that you get the most out of our lessons together.

Location

At teacher's location: Frederiksstraat, 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, School

Age:

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

Student level:

Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Dutch, Spanish

About Me

There is no more rewarding work than teaching, and I take real pride in helping people achieve their English learning goals.

As a native English speaker from the South of England, I speak very clearly with a so-called ‘received pronunciation’ accent, which is perhaps best described as ‘BBC English’. This is the accent taught in British language schools, and students therefore find it very easy to understand me.

When I’m not obsessing with English, Dutch, Spanish or Italian, I can normally be found doing something sport-related (I love cycling, running, football, basketball, cricket, tennis… the list goes on!), socialising with friends, hiking or traveling.

My love for language and words extends beyond teaching. I’ve written speeches for CEOs and politicians, and articles for national magazines and newspapers. I’m also currently writing a book about the English language.

Education

• First Class Honours (cum laude) in Politics with Economics at Loughborough University (2002)
• Diploma in Public Relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (2008).

Experience / Qualifications

• Nearly a decade's experience in private tutoring;
• Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) (2012).

Reviews (2)

Tom is a good teacher because he makes jokes and we did some fun exercise that makes me feel more confident to speak English.
Tom is an excellent and kind teacher! I recommend Tom to anyone who wants to improve her or his English.

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from $38.38At teacher's location
from $38.38Online via webcam
from $52.34At student's home

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  • 1 repeat student
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7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00    
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from $38.38At teacher's location
from $38.38Online via webcam
from $52.34At student's home

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

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