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Improve your English with qualified, American English teacher

Would you like to improve your English? Are you a beginner? Elementary? Advanced C2 even? I have over 15 years experience teaching in universities, training centers, schools, and in private classes both off and online. I have a bachelors of linguistics from the Sorbonne, and the TEFL certificate. If you need help preparing the TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, GRE, GMAT, FCE, or any test in English, I have years of experience helping students prepare these and other tests too.

All my materials are part of the learning experience and are offered free of charge. I use books (a lot!), videos from the internet, news articles, etc. I can help you immensely, regardless of what part of the language you're improving. If it's vocabulary, writing, speaking, reading, pronunciation, accent, listening, etc.; or if you need help with some particular field, such as Business English, or some register of English in particular, it makes no difference to me. Again, I have extensive experience in ESL and am comfortable with both group and private lessons.

I currently offer classes online via Zoom or Skype and give and correct homework.

Extra information

You'll need your own computer with an internet connection. You'll also need an ebook reader for PDFs,

Location

Online via webcam

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

Hi, my name is Justin, I come from Seattle, Washington, in the US. I've been a teacher for over 15 years. Learning with me is simple and fun because I'm patient and enjoy meeting new people and helping them get better at English. I also use a lot of different sources! (A lot!) I have countless books that will definitely help you, as well as internet references for video clips, news articles, and more.

I've got extensive experience in ESL, and am now expanding my profile online. You can check out my site at theenglish.school, if you like.

To give you an example of some of the profiles I am currently working with:

One of my students is named Lola, who is a 16 year old student who needs help improving her ability to write and analyze literature and poetry. Another student is named Gaetan, who is an architect and who is learning English because he's preparing to adopt a child from Canada. Another one of my students is named Alexis, who is a senior in high school and is preparing for an entry test in a university in France, part of which is in English. I currently work with several students and as you can see get to know them and remember who they are. My classes are all personal and I care if you're getting something out of it versus just showing up. I have worked with top journalists, police officers preparing missions abroad, diplomats, doctors immigrating to Dubai and the US, dentists, lawyers, etc. There isn't anyone in particular I won't work with.

Education

Bachelors of Linguistics from the Sorbonne. TEFL certificate.

In my "licence" I learned all the basics of linguistics: Semantics, syntax, phonology, phonetics, grammar, lexicography, etc. I've also studied briefly a variety of other languages, such as Ancient Greek, Latin, Vietnamese, and some east European languages too. The degree was a lot of fun and much harder than I had thought it would be.

Getting my TEFL was really easy as I had already mastered the grammar of my language long before, and had been training as a teacher too. It nonetheless taught me the importance of preparing classes, working in different environments, and understanding important techniques in teaching, such as making the most of talking time, eliciting, and optimizing the environment so that students get the most out of the experience both in and outside of the classroom.

Experience / Qualifications

15 years working as English teacher and Adjunct Professor in graduate schools, universities, training centers, businesses, as well as one on one over the internet or in person.
Would you like to improve your English? Are you a beginner? Elementary? Advanced C2 even? I have over 15 years experience teaching in universities, training centers, schools, and in private classes both off and online. I have a bachelors of linguistics from the Sorbonne, and the TEFL certificate. If you need help preparing the TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, GRE, GMAT, FCE, or any test in English, I have years of experience helping students prepare these and other tests too. All my materials are part of the learning experience and are offered free of charge. I use books (a lot!), videos from the internet, news articles, etc. I can help you immensely, regardless of what part of the language you're improving. If it's vocabulary, writing, speaking, reading, pronunciation, accent, listening, etc.; or if you need help with some particular field, such as Business English, or some register of English in particular, it makes no difference to me. Again, I have extensive experience in ESL and am comfortable with both group and private lessons. I currently offer classes online via Zoom or Skype and give and correct homework. In addition to the package options given, I also offer 20 hour packages at a reduced price. All payments are accepted through PayPal or Bank transfer, and proof of purchase is given for packages in the form of a bill.

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