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English speaking , pronunciation, grammar, exam preparation, proofreading...

NOTE: I'M NOT LIVING IN LONDON AT THE MOMENT, SORRY GUYS AND GOOD LUCK ! :)

I have a CELTA certificate (Certificate in Teaching English to Adults) and an MA in English Literature completed at Kingston University London. I also have an MA in Multilingual Communications from the ‘Université Libre de Bruxelles’ in Brussels and a BA in Modern Languages (English/Spanish).

I have been working as a teaching assistant and as a teacher of English and French as foreign languages since 2010 in various schools in both Luxembourg and London. Teaching and studying languages in different countries has given me an opportunity to discover a range of different learning and teaching environments.

I have studied and speak 5 foreign languages fluently, and therefore understand what it takes to learn a foreign language.I love teaching. I am reliable and I always do my best to to meet the needs of the students I work with.

Location

At teacher's location: Leigh Gardens, London NW10, UK

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Skills:

English:
English as a second language (esl)

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:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Luxembourgish

About Me

Multilingual, Creative, Flexible, Patient, Sociable, Enthusiastic, Dynamic, Hardworking



Originally, I decided to take a Masters in English Literature to teach English in Luxembourg, my hometown. However, now that I have the relevant academic and practical qualifications I want to develop my teaching career here in England. I have been working as a teaching assistant and as a teacher of English and French as foreign languages since 2010 in various schools in both Luxembourg and London. Teaching and studying languages in different countries has given me an opportunity to discover a range of different learning and teaching environments.

I have a CELTA certificate (Pass B) and an MA in English Literature completed at Kingston University London. I also have an MA in Multilingual Communications from the ‘Université Libre de Bruxelles’ in Brussels and a BA in Modern Languages (English/Spanish).

I have taught both English and French as foreign languages. At Language.lu in Luxembourg, I was responsible for establishing the weekly educational programme for the students who usually attended an intensive 1 week course. At Aline Mayrisch high school in Luxembourg, I team-taught English to students aged 15/16 years for an English option class. I established the programme and evaluated the students at the end of the year.

I have studied and speak 5 foreign languages fluently, and therefore understand what it takes to learn a foreign language. I love teaching. I believe I am a patient, creative and hard working person; qualities which I think are important to be a good teacher. I am motivated and reliable and I always do my best to use the skills I have acquired in order to meet the needs of the students I work with.

Education

2014: Stanton School of English, London
CELTA: Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (Pass B)

2011 – 2014: Kingston University, London
MA in English Literature, (part-time) (Commendation)

Master’s thesis: Humour and the Holocaust: A Critical reading of Tadeusz’s Borowski’s ‘This Way For the Gas Ladies and Gentlemen’
2008 – 2010: Université Libre De Bruxelles (U.L.B.), Brussels, Faculty of
Philosophy and Arts
MA in Multilingual Communication: English and Spanish, with option in
International Relations (Distinction)

Master’s thesis: Luxembourg’s multilingualism and multiculturalism: A challenge for the Luxembourgish education system

2008: Erasmus, six-month placement at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

2005 – 2008: Université Libre De Bruxelles (U.L.B.), Brussels, Faculty of Philosophy
and Arts
BA in Modern Languages: English and Spanish (Distinction)

1996 – 2004: Ecole Privée Ste Sophie, Luxembourg
High School Degree in Modern languages and human/social sciences (Honour’s)

Experience / Qualifications

June 2014 - July 2014: Languages.lu

English and French teacher for students aged 6-17 (beginners to advanced)
- Established the weekly educational programme
- Created a video clip on the English irregular verbs

Sept. 2012 - Feb. 2014 (part-time): L’Ecole des Petits, bilingual pre-school, London
French teaching assistant for 3 to 4 year-old children (1st year) & 2 ½ to 3 ½ year-old children (2nd year)
- Took part in daily classroom activities (arts and craft, literacy, numeracy, games involving French) and helped with preparation and evaluation of the different activities

June 2012 - August 2012: Languages.lu
English and French teacher for students aged 6-17 (beginners to advanced)
- Established the weekly educational programme

February 2012 - May 2012: Kingston University
French mentor for 1st and 2nd year university students
- Organisation and preparation of weekly conversation classes
- Aided with final exam preparation

November 2010 - September 2011: Aline Mayrisch High School, Luxembourg
Teaching assistant:
- Team-taught English as a foreign language to 15/16 year-old students
- Co-established the programme and evaluated the students at the end of the year
- 1 to 1: Spanish conversation classes and French / English remedial classes
- Class supervision and help with homework
- Administrative work
- Wrote and corrected French and English texts for the headmaster and for the publication of a book celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Aline Mayrisch
High School
- Translated French/German texts into English
- Co-authored and co-presented an (English) school project on the use of computers
in the Aline Mayrisch high-school during an international virtual conference
September – November 2009: Council of the European Union, Brussels (Internship)
In charge of diverse tasks within the Press Office, including:
- General administrative tasks
- Ensuring that the transcripts of Minister’s statements were translated accurately
at the European Councils
- Production of a film used for internal purposes within the Council of the
European Union
- Involvement in the summaries and translations of articles published in the regular newsletter of the Press Office
- Attendance at many conferences and the documentation of the relevant
reports & minutes thereof

July 2008: BNP Paribas Securities Services, Luxembourg (Temporary employee)
My role included diverse administrative duties and responsibility for French to
English translations tasks within the Fund Services/Dealing Department.

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