Jack Lachlan
    Trusted teacher
    FavouritesAdd to Wish List
    Trusted teacher
    FavouritesAdd to Wish List
    from55.97USD/ h

    English with an experienced native speaker from Britain

    Hi there! My name is Jack, and I'm a native speaking English teacher from Great Britain. I have a CELTA teaching qualification from Cambridge English, and more than four years of experience teaching English in primary and secondary schools, private language schools, English language summer camps, and private English classes.

    I offer private classes for children, teenagers, and adults, preparation classes for the Cambridge or school exams, and conversation classes. I aim to push students to get the best they possibly can out of classes without overwhelming them, and I offer periodic progress reports.

    Conversation is the best method for learning a language. In my classes we will speak a lot to practice fluency, grammar, vocabulary and exam preparation. Alongside this I normally include a mixture of games and activities that have been proven to aid learning. I strongly believe that the best classes are fun and interesting, but also academically rigorous.

    Extra information

    All you need to bring is a pen and paper, and a coursebook if you have one already. I am more than happy to either set or not set homework depending on how much time you have between lessons, and I offer a discount on group classes of up to four people.

    Location

    At teacher's location: Bern, Switzerland
    At student's location: Around Bern, Switzerland
    Online via webcam

    Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
    +

    General info

    Skills:

    English:
    English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School

    Age:

    Children (7-12 years old)
    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

    About Me

    I have been teaching English for over four years now, and I love it. I think that lessons should be fun, dynamic, interesting and relevant to the student. However they should also be academically rigourous, and students should be able to feel and see that they are making clear progress if they are willing to put the effort in.

    I think that good conversation, games and activities are important, and that students should have to think in class, not just repeat grammar and vocabulary practice with no real application.

    I have a good British sense of humour, and I appreciate it when students do too, but my favourite students are the ones that go the extra mile and challenge themselves by immersing themslevs in English outside of the classroom by listening, reading, and watching content in English, and who practice speaking with anyone they can!

    When not teaching, I like to spend my time playing or watching sport, listening to music or watching films / series, reading about politics and history, and hiking in the mountains!

    Education

    - BA (Hons) International History and International Politics [University of Sheffield]
    - Cambridge CELTA ((Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) [Cambridge English / International House Barcelona]
    - Diplmoa Succesfull Teaching English Procedures [FORO Europeo, Business University of Navara / UP International Education]

    Experience / Qualifications

    I have more than four years of experience teaching English in primary and secondary schools, private language schools, English language summer camps, and private English classes in Switzerland, Spain, Liechtenstein, Germany and the UK.

    Ask a question

    Send a message explaining your needs and Jack Lachlan 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  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00  Saturday at 7:00  Sunday at 7:00
    8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00  Saturday at 8:00  Sunday at 8:00
    9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00  Saturday at 9:00  Sunday at 9:00
    10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00  Saturday at 10:00  Sunday at 10:00
    11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00  Saturday at 11:00  Sunday at 11:00
    12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00  Saturday at 12:00  Sunday at 12:00
    13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00  Saturday at 13:00  Sunday at 13:00
    14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00  Saturday at 14:00  Sunday at 14:00
    15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00  Saturday at 15:00  Sunday at 15:00
    16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00  Saturday at 16:00  Sunday at 16:00
    17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00  Friday at 17:00  Saturday at 17:00  Sunday at 17:00
    18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00  Friday at 18:00  Saturday at 18:00  Sunday at 18:00
    19  Monday at 19:00  Tuesday at 19:00  Wednesday at 19:00  Thursday at 19:00  Friday at 19:00  Saturday at 19:00  Sunday at 19:00
    20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00  Friday at 20:00  Saturday at 20:00  Sunday at 20:00
    21  Monday at 21:00  Tuesday at 21:00  Wednesday at 21:00  Thursday at 21:00  Friday at 21:00  Saturday at 21:00  Sunday at 21:00
    22  Monday at 22:00  Tuesday at 22:00  Wednesday at 22:00  Thursday at 22:00  Friday at 22:00  Saturday at 22:00  Sunday at 22:00
    23  Monday at 23:00  Tuesday at 23:00  Wednesday at 23:00  Thursday at 23:00  Friday at 23:00  Saturday at 23:00  Sunday at 23:00
    from $55.97At teacher's location
    from $55.97Online via webcam
    from $55.97At student's home

    Good-fit Instructor Guarantee

    Our guarantee for your private lessons that will let you find tutors without worrying.

    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 October 2017
    • Phone number verified
    • Google+ connected

    Good-fit Instructor Guarantee

    Our guarantee for your private lessons that will let you find tutors without worrying.

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

    Share

       LinkedIn      Google+

    Andrei
    English and/or Spanish Language Courses (business, academical, classical, slang, stereotypes)
    Dear friends, My goal is to keep natural language environment. Involvement is everything, right? This class is for all. I am a 26 years professional from Moscow. My native languages are Russian and Chuvash. I speak also English. And I am learning Spanish, French, German, Turkish and Chinese (Mandarin). BA & MA in Sociology at Lomonosov Moscow State University. MA in Marketing at Higher School of Economics (Moscow). I lived in Brussels (Belgium) for half a year (exchange program at KU Leuven). And also university program in Thailand (Walailak University) and Turkey (Maltepe University). I specialize in tutoring project management, human resources, public relations, branding, IT specializations, common slang, clear business and classical language, jokes, small talks, business communications.

    Elena
    General and Business English. Professional, intensive and result oriented.
    General or Business English. Specific skills: presentations, negotiations, sales, events, business trips etc. • My English teaching experience: over 20 years. • My target audience: companies and employees of companies of any size. • My method: intensive, a program of 60 lessons is enough for a complete level. • My communication: positive, encouraging, I believe in you and your abilities. • My strengths: Business English (Master in International Business Development and Master in Marketing), Business Development Experience.

    Isis
    spanish, English, biology, math, French, any other subject in English or Spanish
    I like teaching, I have been a tutor to friends, classmates, primary students and to my own sisters since 3 years ago. its something that I like to do. Right know im tutoring a adult on English, and working as an translator with the Mexican embassy.

    Indira
    English for pre-intermediate and upper-intermediate students
    I am a CELTA trained and certified English teacher living in Switzerland for the last six years. I have worked as a journalist in India, and write articles for an online magazine based in Zurich. I have taught both pre and upper-intermediate students during my observed teaching practice sessions in CELTA - St.Gallen. I offer private coaching sessions for those interested in speaking the language better. Students can bring their own course books if they wish, or I could use some of the authorized course books I have with me. I am creative with my lessons, and students can rest assured they will enjoy their lessons. Students could also select a topic of their liking time to time which I could take into consideration to design a lesson plan. There will be plenty of speaking practice in my class and students will also be given handouts to take back and revise what they learnt during my class. Let's have fun speaking English together! :)

    Sara
    Experienced Native English Teacher Excited to Help you Excel in English!
    I offer all types of classes which I have experience teaching in the past: 1. General conversation classes These can be done in groups and the cost split. These are fun and engaging classes which focus on getting people talking. Communication (i.e. describing, discussing and chatting) is the objective and writing activities and learning grammar are left for homework. 2. English for Cambridge Exams I have worked in a language academy successfully preparing students for Cambridge Exams for two years. I have also worked as a linguist for a start-up company which creates online preparatory oral Cambridge exams. I cover: Cambridge English: Key Cambridge English: Preliminary Cambridge English: First Cambridge English: Advanced Cambridge English: Proficiency And can provide materials to see you achieve the results you desire. 3. Matura Preparation I am highly experienced in working with young adults and have prepared many students for their final year exams. I have been a Matura expert for two years (co-examiner) and I am happy to share the tricks of the trade in passing your exam. 4. Business English classes I have experience teaching people from bottom level to top in meeting their specific communication demands. Professional writing, cross-cultural communication, business terminology and telephone practice are just some of the topics which I address early on. I like to use my own material with the supplement of the actual text, data or documents (etc.) from your day to day practices. 5. General English If you are a student who wants to improve their grades, an adult who wishes to start a new language or return to English for fun or work, I can meet you to discuss your hopes and we can see what we can achieve together so that you'll be excelling in English before you know it!

    Simon
    English lessons & tutoring taught by a qualified native English speaker
    I am recommending my service for those who wish to learn English taught by a qualified native English speaker. I hold a Bachelor and Masters degree in Social Policy from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. I am a native English speaker, being of British origin, and I hold additional qualifications in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. I have experience teaching English as a Foreign Language to children, adolescents, and adults. I am able to work either with course work provided by the student (e.g. a set school syllabus, homework), specific areas of need (e.g. exam preparation, university course work) or, alternatively, I can provide the learning materials for the classes. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you are interested.

    Corey
    English lessons for all ages and levels. Conversation, grammar, reading, writing, vocabulary, English exam preparation, proofreading
    I am an English teacher from California, USA, with seven years of experience teaching private and public schools. I customize my lessons according to the student 's needs, level, and interest. I provide a professional service to take your English to the next level. Depending on your needs, I can give a disciplined course with homework, writing assignments, tests, and periodic progress reports. Furthermore, I can also create a fun, engaging learning environment that is also very beneficial. My teaching methodology includes: Engaging in conversation about English language film / television Reading literature and writing Correcting mistakes in emails and everyday text messages Grammar exercises from an appropriate textbook or online resource Learning grammar through conversation Learning vocabulary and slang through music Preparation for IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge English exams Roleplay Increasing vocabulary through movie, reading, and textbooks Proofreading of professional documents and academic papers Preparation for public speaking and job interviews Translation of French and Spanish CV check I teach kindergarteners, teenagers, and adults alike. Whether you are a complete beginner or C2 level, I can help you excel in English. Online and Group lessons are also available. Do not hesitate to contact me for more information. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you! Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Literature (Modern Literary Studies): University of California: Santa Cruz 2010 Master of Arts (MA) in English with Specialization in New American Studies: University of Lausanne, Switzerland 2018

    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.

    Marie
    ENGLISH all levels, all ages - Bordeaux and surroundings.
    Trainer profession, bilingual, I lived more than 18 years in the British Isles where I taught. I teach English and / or French, TOFEL, TOEIC, BULATS, Trinity Cambridge Exams, etc. All levels, all ages! I also offer tutoring for your children in the comfort of your home! Telephone and videoconferencing classes also available. Teaching English and French, FLE to an audience of all nationalities. More than 18 years of experience in training and teaching. Holder of a license and perfectly bilingual. Open-minded, enthusiastic, sociable, responsible and very pedagogue. Great experience in Cambridge Trinity KET examinations, PET, FCE, Advanced, CELTA titles such as BULAT, TOFEL, TOEIC, etc. Graduate from Cambridge University in Advanced English and English / French Translation. I move to Bordeaux and surroundings (30 km around). See you soon! See you soon !

    Mark
    English for professionals (refresher, fluency, conversation ...)
    I offer you my services to make you truly performant oral / written in English. If you must use English as part of your professional activity and you do not feel comfortable ... If you're tired of being spotted right away like French ... If you do not know still not when to use the present perfect / the preterite .... I am here to help you. * Training linguist and author of textbook as such. => I am not a student in L1 who had a good grade in the Baccalaureate. I am a practicing, qualified teacher and holder of National Education. Teaching can not be improvised. This is something I feel I do well with 23 years of experience. I remind parents that to have 10/20 to the Baccalaureate, just have the level A2 (which is theoretically expected at the end of 3rd) so I let you imagine the despair of engineering students who must get at least 750 to the TOEIC! It's the equivalent of level B2!) * Daily monitoring possible via internet. * Each course gives rise to a detailed report. * In-depth knowledge of the European Framework. (A1 => C2) * Work of language activities. * Specialized in "phonology": intonation, word accent, links ... The grammar of the oral. * Adaptation to all levels: => College - High school: beginner, false beginner ... => Post-baccalaureate: TOEIC preparation, TOEFL, iELTS, Cambridge First Certificate, Advanced Certificate. => Oral and writings of the grandes écoles such as ENA => Oral and written business schools (Tremplin-Passerelle ...) => Engineering school: preparation for TOIEC.

    Valmir
    Private lessons of Brazilian Portuguese - English
    I already have a degree in Portuguese-English, and now I'm doing a master's degree in multilingual communication. I think pronunciation is very important for good communication, so I try to help my students with that. I love grammar and grammatical differences between languages. I think we learn better by having fun.

    Raoul
    Course to Improve your English / Improve your French
    Professional francophone, having lived 27 years in the USA proposes to help you to improve your English by sessions of practice of the language, a teaching based on the real use of the English and not his traditional teaching (literary and / scholastic) Native French speaking Belgian, having lived in the USA for 27 years can help you with a practical (versus litterary an / or scholastic) improven your Frenmch. Step by step conversations adapted to your points of interest.

    Gohar
    Buisness english improve your communication skills for work
    Do you have to make presentations in English in your job? Imagine you have to give an important presentation in English tomorrow. How would you feel about it? This business English lesson will help you learn useful phrases and techniques to introduce yourself and your topic, keep your ideas organised, deal with problems, and respond to questions from audience members. Learn how to answer common job interview questions in English. You’ll see simple techniques to give better answers to job interview questions in English.

    Fawzi
    Spanish tuition: Language and communication
    I speak Arabic, French, Spanish, a little English and a little Turkish. I teach Spanish: language, oral and written communication with an effective pedagogy, written and oral so that everyone can speak fluently avoiding grammatical gaps. I explain my classes in French, in Arabic or in Spanish, according to your choice.

    Rebekah
    Native speaking English teacher available to teach English
    I am native English teacher with over 10 years experience. I am TEFL certified and have an English degree. I have taught all ages, levels and abilities. I can help you improve your spoken or written English, help you prepare for an exam or teach general conversational English. I can teach 1:1 or in a group situation. I make English fun, engage the learner and help you improve your language skills quickly!