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English Tutoring (CELTA qualified native English speaker)

I am a native-English speaker with a degree and a CELTA certificate. I have just spent a year teaching English in Belgium, and was able to form special and lasting relationships with my students there. I specialise in teaching English to older students and adults, from pre-intermediate to upper-intermediate levels. My teaching focuses on contextualising English in a useful way, so that the language can be most successfully used in real life. I keep my lessons entertaining and use lots of student-focused communicative practice. I am also able to offer support with more specific areas such as CVs and written work, proofreading and job interview preparation. I am a friendly, supportive and dedicated teacher :)

Extra information

Will likely use key textbooks from the National Geographic "Outcomes" series.

Location

At teacher's location: New Cross, London, UK
At student's location: Around London, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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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:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, French

About Me

I am currently studying for an MA degree in London after successfully teaching English for a year in Belgium, and am looking to find people who want to improve their English skills :)
I am very hard-working and really care about all of my students. I am very flexible and am willing to travel to teach at student's location.
My teacher training focused on using as much communicative practice as possible so that students learn to engage with the language effectively, whilst practicing receptive skills such as listening/reading for gist and specific information. However, depending on the student's goals and requirements, I will work out which methods are best suited for you as an individual learner!

Education

MA in History at the The University of Edinburgh
40 points IB score at RIS - Rome International School
ISLQ - International School of London in Qatar
ISH - International School of the Hague

Experience / Qualifications

- CELTA (Cambridge approved Certificate for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
- VSO volunteer in Assosa Ethiopia

Reviews (2)

Nice meeting with Hester. Punctuality, good adaptation to the student. Very nice person.
great and funny ! She's a good teacher :)

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  • Instructor since September 2018
  • 2 repeat students
  • Phone number verified

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