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    English for Students, University Applicants and Professionals

    I am an American and English-educated graduate, with a BA in Politics from the US and a Masters from the London School of Economics. I have experience tutoring academic English and essay writing for non-native speakers, as well as leading small group classes.

    I can help you improve your:
    - reading and listening comprehension
    - English writing
    - speaking abilities
    - professional and academic English
    - applications for US or UK universities.

    Lessons can always be adapted to your needs: whether you want something more relaxed, to focus on a specific subject area, or to practice interviews for university and job applications, I'm here to help!

    Location

    At teacher's location: Eugène Flageyplein, 1050 Elsene, Belgium
    At student's location: Around Ixelles-Elsene, Belgium
    Online via webcam

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    General info

    Skills:

    Age:

    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)

    Student level:

    Intermediate
    Advanced

    Duration:

    30 minutes
    45 minutes
    60 minutes
    90 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English

    About Me

    Learning languages can be a frustrating, and sometimes boring, endeavour. As a student of Arabic and French, I've taken my share of language classes that didn't work for me. As a teacher, my goal is to make sure that your English classes are engaging, catering to your interests as well as your skill level. I am an outgoing and experienced teacher- a former student once described my early morning politics lesson at LSE as "the only class worth getting out of bed for on a Friday!"

    Education

    Colby College, BA Government and Middle Eastern Studies, with Honours
    London School of Economics, MSc Comparative Politics, with Merit

    French to B1 level
    Arabic to B2 level

    Experience / Qualifications

    I have five years of experience tutoring and teaching individuals and small groups at the secondary and university levels, helping non-native English speakers reach their potential in (American and British) English language courses and jobs. I have led one-to-one tutoring sessions, as well as taught on LSE courses with a high number of students for whom English is not their native language.

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