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English Speaking Practice For Any Occasion You Need

This class is designed to make the student more confident in their English speaking abilities. This class is designed for those who already have a background in English but want to learn from a native speaker how to have everyday conversations.

The class includes both formal speaking and slang components as well as everyday conversation and more formal speaking.

I always tailor my classes to the needs of the individual. We could have classes focused on English speaking to prepare you for studying abroad, to prepare you for a job interview in English, or for any reason you could imagine.

Location

At teacher's location: Rue des Boers, 1040 Etterbeek, Belgium
At student's location: Around Brussels, Belgium
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:
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Hello,

For the past 2 years I have been teaching English as a Second Language in Mongolia as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

I have experience working with children of all ages as well as adults.

I look forward to meeting you and can adapt lessons to your current English level and language acquisition desires

Education


The University of New Haven - Bachelors in Criminology - Honors
The University of Kent Brussels -Masters of Arts in International Migration (currently studying)




Experience / Qualifications

2 years teaching in American Schools - ages 10-14
2 years teaching English as a Second Language in Mongolia - children and adults

Reviews (1)

Effective and efficient, adapting to my child beginner's needs and putting a smile on it's face from the very beginning.
I am from Bristol, Connecticut (a native English speaker) and specialize in teaching English as a second language. I have taught previously in the American School system at a middle school (ages 10-14). For the last two years I was a Peace Corps Volunteer living in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia where I taught English to both students and adults. I have experience in teaching all levels (beginner to fluent level speaking practice. I teach using multiple methods and lesson types from visual learning (showing movies) to grammar focused lessons to speaking practice. I am willing to tailor the class to your needs and desires for English learning. Lessons will begin when I move to Belgium in the beginning of September

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Leave me a message to schedule our first meeting. Looking forward to knowing you! Claudia.