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English Tutoring for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Hello, my name is Adam. I was born, grew up, and still live near Liverpool, in England. I am a native English speaker, and I do not have a particularly strong regional accent, which helps students.

I actually taught English to speakers of other languages informally for several years before I considered doing it professionally. In about 2005, I started teaching academic English to two friends from Turkey, who spoke Turkish and Kurdish as their first languages. I discovered that this was extremely enjoyable, because I love languages, and enjoy learning about other cultures.

Over the last few years, I have gained TESOL qualifications from Arizona State University, in TESOL foundational principles, theories of second language acquisition, plus lesson design and assessment. I am now able to be paid for something I gain such pleasure from. This is a great privilege.

I have worked as a private tutor to students living in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. Many of these students are recent migrants to the UK, and speak a wide variety of first languages, including Arabic, French, and diverse African languages. I currently teach English to refugees and asylum seekers in Liverpool, on a voluntary basis. It is my honour to help people feel welcome in England.

My teaching philosophy is constantly evolving. However, I strongly believe in student-focused learning, and I have found that students generally develop best when speaking about a subject they find interesting.

I am open to teaching students however they like - and can provided intricate, detailed, formal lesson plans if that is what a student considers most appropriate to their needs. I am also very keen on having informal conversations - 'a chat' - with students, and providing English language guidance as that conversation progresses.

I am very willing to help students learn to read or write better in English, or improve their English listening skills, or prepare for a specific real life situation in an English-speaking country - for example an interview, using transport, or shopping.

Conversely, we can have an informal discussion, about a subject that the student finds interesting. That way, they can learn from me, and I can learn from them. We both emerge from the experience knowing more about English, but also about the world in which we live.

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:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

Hello, my name is Adam. I was born, grew up, and still live near Liverpool, in England. I am a native English speaker, and I do not have a particularly strong regional accent, which helps students.

I actually taught English to speakers of other languages informally for several years before I considered doing it professionally. In about 2005, I started teaching academic English to two friends from Turkey, who spoke Turkish and Kurdish as their first languages. I discovered that this was extremely enjoyable, because I love languages, and enjoy learning about other cultures.

Over the last few years, I have gained TESOL qualifications from Arizona State University, in TESOL foundational principles, theories of second language acquisition, plus lesson design and assessment. I am now able to be paid for something I gain such pleasure from. This is a great privilege.

I have worked as a private tutor to students living in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. Many of these students are recent migrants to the UK, and speak a wide variety of first languages, including Arabic, French, and diverse African languages. I currently teach English to refugees and asylum seekers in Liverpool, on a voluntary basis. It is my honour to help people feel welcome in England.

My teaching philosophy is constantly evolving. However, I strongly believe in student-focused learning, and I have found that students generally develop best when speaking about a subject they find interesting.

I am open to teaching students however they like - and can provide intricate, detailed, formal lesson plans if that is what a student considers most appropriate to their needs. I am also very keen on having informal conversations - 'a chat' - with students, and providing English language guidance as that conversation progresses.

I am very willing to help students learn to read or write better in English, or improve their English listening skills, or prepare for a specific real-life situation in an English-speaking country - for example, an interview, using transport, or shopping.

Conversely, we can have an informal discussion, about a subject that the student finds interesting. That way, they can learn from me, and I can learn from them. We both emerge from the experience knowing more about English, but also about the world in which we live.

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Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              Sunday at 7:00
8              Sunday at 8:00
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00        Sunday at 9:00
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00        Sunday at 10:00
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00        Sunday at 11:00
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00        Sunday at 12:00
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00    Friday at 13:00    Sunday at 13:00
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23  Monday at 23:00  Tuesday at 23:00  Wednesday at 23:00    Friday at 23:00  Saturday at 23:00  Sunday at 23:00
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