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Improve your English with a Friendly Native Speaker.

Hello! I am a native (British) English speaker and I can help anyone looking to build up their confidence in speaking English in a relaxed, yet focused atmosphere. As I am also fluent in Finnish, I am able to clearly explain common mistakes and new vocabulary.

As well as working towards improving English speaking and listening skills, I can also assist in developing vocabulary and understanding of English grammar. Therefore, the tutoring sessions can be tailored to suit your needs depending on what your goals are.

Background: Born in Finland, grew up in the UK since the age of 6.
Education: All schooling in the UK, University degree from Finland.
Experience: Lived for 15 years in the UK, Thesis written in English.

Extra information

I'm very flexible and so the subject matter will be up to you. Please think about what your weaknesses or areas you'd like to improve in are in advance, so that I can tailor the session to your needs.

Location

At teacher's location: Töölöntori, 00260 Helsinki, Finland
At student's location: Around Helsinki, Finland
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:

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

Age:

Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Finnish

About Me

I'm a very relaxed, bubbly and open person who is (at least in my own opinion) able to get along with almost anyone. Having studied 3 other languages, grown up bilingual and experienced living in both Finland and England, I would like to think that I now also have a well-rounded approach to teaching and learning languages.

Things I value in life include new experiences, friends and family and a healthy dose of sarcasm when appropriate.

Education

I completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBD) in the UK and recently graduated from Metropolia UAS as a Bachelor of Culture and Arts with a professional major in graphic design.

Experience / Qualifications

All of my education up until university has been in english. As part of the IB Diploma during 6th form I studied standard level English literature and at Metropolia UAS I wrote and published my final thesis in english.
Whilst living in the UK, I volunteered as a teacher at the St. Alban's Finnish School for 2 years and so I also have concrete experience of teaching bilingual children aged 4 to 13.

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Online reputation

  • Instructor since August 2019
  • 1 repeat student
  • Phone number verified
  • Google connected

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from $53.39At teacher's location
from $53.39Online via webcam
from $67.95At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


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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