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"Believe you can and you are half way there." Learning is a mindset...

Let's connect! Together we'll explore the best way *for you* to learn and practice English, based on your needs and goals! Whether you're at your ABCs or looking to polish up those business e-mails, I'm prepared to help you!

We all learn and connect with language(s) in very individual ways. Some of us are really more adept at picking up new vocab, while others will diligently study the rules first. Whatever *your* way, let's find out together and develop what could turn into an amazing journey into the world of English for you and perhaps a new sense of belonging to the world altogether.

Extra information

A sense of curiosity and humor is a must...and a sharp pencil!

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Caxias, Portugal
At student's location: Around Oeiras, Portugal

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General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Portuguese

About Me

Hi there! I'm Martina. Fascinated by language and in love with the word! I work with children in the Wellbeing sector, teaching kids yoga and plant-based cooking, on an individual and small groups basis as well as kids yoga parties! Having also tutored the 5-9 age group in the past, I'm currently adding a TEFL and IELTS qualification to my bag of tricks! I'm here to offer English classes/ tutoring to both children and adults, yoga classes for children and families and cooking activities!

Bulgarian is my mother tongue, I have native proficiency of English, can hold a conversation in Spanish and currently attempting to speak Portuguese! We'll add a first year of Linguistics while at university, a compulsion for note-taking and to-do lists and a renewed love for poetry writing...that's a little about me and my love for language!

What about the world of children? They entered my life, professionally, 5 years ago and changed it...for the better! Teaching me patience, reminding me to remain curious and to laugh...a lot!

Now over to you... let's learn and grow together!

Education

TESOL and IELTS Advanced Teacher Training, Westminster College London, 2020
Children and Families Yoga Teacher Certification, Rainbow Kids Yoga, 2018
Social Policy and Administration BSc, Roehampton University

Experience / Qualifications

Holistic Therapies HND
12Hr Hypnotherapy and Strategic Intervention
Yoga Nidra Facilitator Training
First Aid Trained
Fully Insured

Reviews (2)

Martina is a lovely and motivating person! It's easy to forget we're in a class with the conversation flowing so naturally. I really enjoyed it! Thanks Martina!
My daughter who is 11, took online Yoga classes with Martina, and she really enjoyed it. Martina had a way to connect with her which worked very well; during the class, when teaching to my daughter Yoga movements, and after the class, as Martina asked my daughter to reflect on a number of subjects which were always excellent and helped her notice and appreciate what was around her. So overall, this was a brilliant experience with a brilliant teacher I fully recommend.
Yoga for children with Martina is where children can speak and be heard; play and be seen; move and be moved - in mindful and inspiring ways. Where children are encouraged to be happy, calm, and confident in who they are. A fun, creative, and safe environment for children and teens to engage in group activities with their peers as well as family-based sessions. Yoga for children is a wonderful asset to their growth and development. A holistic learning time, cultivates patience, compassion, and respect for the self, one another, and all living beings. We’ll explore the body’s natural movements through yoga, so that we can increase our strength and flexibility. We’ll discover how to relax our mind and look after our emotions. We’ll unearth our innate creativity through crafts and stories. We’ll learn how to improve our concentration, how to respect and embrace our differences and bond over our similarities. There will be high-energy times and quiet times; musical times and inventive times; laughing times, sharing times and concentrating times. All of that and more will be our yoga time, together. Yay!

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