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Personal English Lessons With TEFL-Certified American Living In Berlin!

As a born-and-raised American, I realize how valuable my natural fluency, thorough vocabulary, and intuitive diction are in an international environment such as Berlin. Having spent the first 21 years of my life in The United States, I am versed not only in formal English speaking and writing, but also in the less-often-taught colloquial language that characterizes native-speakers' language.

I have helped numerous students working in highly-specialized academic and professional fields improve their English, including an engineer at Airbus, a professor at Leiden University, and a PhD student at Humboldt University. I have extensive experience working with non-native English speakers from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds to improve their pronunciation/diction, vocabulary, grammar, writing, listening/comprehension, and general communication skills.

I like to work together with my students to identify their linguistic needs and intentions in order to choose methods that enable them to reach their goals quickly and effectively. Lesson structure, length, and frequency all vary depending on the needs and desires of each individual student. I love to meet new people with their diverse perspectives and skills and I would love to meet you!

I have over five years of experience teaching English and I hold a 168-hour TEFL Certificate, issued by The TEFL Academy, accredited by Qualifi, the DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission) as well as a Certificate to Teach IELTS issued by Cambridge English Language Assessment of Cambridge University.

Location

At student's location: Around Berlin, Germany
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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:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, USA, my passion for music and education has brought me half way around the world to Berlin, Germany. Music was always a major part of my life from a young age and this focus has gifted me diverse experiences working as a percussionist, drummer, composer, and technician.

I am enthusiastic about what I do and I'm excited to meet students who are enthusiastic about what they do! I want to share my experience and skills to help others enrich theirs!

Education

Manhattan School of Music - New York City, USA - Bachelors in Jazz Drumset - 2014-2015
Koninklijk Conservatorium - Den Haag, NL - Bachelors in Sonology - 2016-2018

Experience / Qualifications

Private Drumset Instructor - 2014-Current
Freelance English Editor/Proofreader - 2017-Current
Personal English Tutor - 2016-Current

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One of the best lesson ever
As a born-and-raised American, I realize how valuable my natural fluency, thorough vocabulary, and intuitive diction are in an international environment such as Berlin. Having spent the first 21 years of my life in The United States, I am versed not only in formal English speaking and writing, but also in the less-often-taught colloquial language that characterizes native-speakers' language. I have extensive experience with proof-reading, vocabulary development, articulation/inflection guidance, and colloquial grammar. I have over five years of experience teaching English and I hold a 168-hour TEFL Certificate, issued by The TEFL Academy, accredited by Qualifi, the DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission) as well as a Certificate to Teach IELTS issued by Cambridge English Language Assessment of Cambridge University. In my five years teaching English lessons online and in-person, I have worked with numerous students from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds including Korean, Italian, French, Russian, Chinese, Dutch, Israeli, German, Turkish, Polish, Japanese. My students have ranged from young elementary-level English learners to PhD students, university professors to business professionals working in highly specialized fields. I like to work together with my students to identify their linguistic needs and intentions in order to choose methods that enable them to reach their goals, quickly and effectively. Lesson structure, length, and frequency all vary depending on the needs and desires of each individual student. I can help you improve your pronunciation/inflection, vocabulary, grammar, listening/comprehension, reading, writing, native/idiomatic fluency, and general communication skills. Whether you need to pass a language exam or prepare for a school or job application, if you want to improve your English skills for your current professional field or simply enhance your ability to express yourself, I can help.
With years of experience playing drums across the US and Europe in a variety of contexts, I am passionate about percussion and music. My extensive studies and professional experience have included classical percussion, rudimental (marching) percussion, and contemporary drumset. Behind the drumset, I specialize in jazz, rock, and free improvisation and have performed at major venues and festivals including the Monterey Jazz Festival (California), Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Umbria Jazz Festival (Italy), Frederick P. Rose Hall - Lincoln Center (New York City), and Carnegie Hall (New York City). After studying with John Riley at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, I went to Den Haag, NL to study Electro-Acoustic Composition and Performance at The Institute of Sonology. Now I am in Berlin working as a freelance artist. I have been teaching rudimental percussion, drumset, and improvisation for nearly four years and absolutely love it! I am always enthusiastic to meet new students, understand their musical ambitions, and help them reach their goals! I am available to teach at my studio in Neukölln or I can come to meet you at your home or studio, anywhere in Berlin. Additionally, I am proficient in Ableton Live, Max MSP, Reaktor, and Supercollider and can teach about incorporating electronics into the acoustic drumset. Feel free to contact me with any questions or requests! Talk to you soon :)

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