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English conversation classes for English as a Second Language learners

If you need help with conversational English, I can help you through online practice sessions. Having studied French for many years, I know how difficult it is to master speaking in a second language. While it may be fairly easy to understand what is written in a book, it is often much harder to understand what is being said when speaking in a conversation. And one may struggle to find the right words to express one's thoughts. As a trained journalist who also produces podcasts for a global development news agency, I can help you to develop your speaking and pronunciation skills in English.

Before each session, I would ask you to select a topic that you wish to converse about and give you guidance on free Web resources you can use to prepare for the class beforehand. Then we would hold the conversation class online. I will ask you questions to encourage you to think in English and express yourself more fully. I would also give feedback on word choice, explaining nuances of meaning and English idioms..

If you wish to make progress with your speaking in English, please do get in touch with me.

Extra information

Course is offered online via Skype or Zoom.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:

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

Age:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I am a freelance journalist and copy editor who regularly writes for international publications about climate change and environmental issues. My stories have been read by people around the world who often write to me to share their appreciation for the stories I have written. As a copy editor, I have edited policy papers for a UN agency, and research papers for universities. I have also had the pleasure of seeing a few of my short stories and other creative writing published.

Education

Humber College, Ontario -- Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing
University of California, Los Angeles, Extension -- Professional Certificate in Print Journalism

Experience / Qualifications

Writer with International New York Times, Miami Herald, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Ozy Media, Inter Press Service. Copy Editor with University of the West Indies.

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Availability of a typical week

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8    Tuesday at 8:00        Saturday at 8:00  
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