David
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    English lessons with a qualified British teacher in Paris

    I am a qualified English teacher from Britain with many years of teaching experience.
    I enjoy helping my students to gain confidence in the four basic skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
    I teach both general English and business English, offering both formal and informal course structures.
    I can follow a fixed syllabus, working through course books chapter by chapter. Alternatively, I can provide informal conversation classes, discussing topics of interest and boosting confidence.
    I have a British accent (southern English), so my students benefit from copying my accent and speaking like a native.
    I take notes on every class, providing feedback and homework.
    I am also an experienced editor, so I am happy to correct essays/reports and assist with applications.
    Most of all, I aim to make lessons relaxed and enjoyable!

    Extra information

    I am happy to meet at students' homes in central Paris. If you prefer, we can meet in a cafe or talk online, using Skype, Zoom or Google. If you already have books that you wish to study from, please bring them to the lessons. Otherwise, I am happy to provide the materials.

    Location

    At student's location: Around Paris, France

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    General info

    Skills:
    English:
    English as a second language (esl), English for adults
    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
    90 minutes
    120 minutes
    The class is taught in:English

    About Me

    I was born and raised in Kent, England.
    I now live in Paris, France.
    I love to travel, and have worked and studied in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.
    I am slowly learning both French and Tibetan.
    I read authors like Evelyn Waugh, Jean Rhys and George Orwell.
    I enjoy long conversations and good coffee.
    I love helping people to learn.

    Education

    Bachelors degree in Graphic Media Studies from West Herts College, Watford, England.
    CELTA English teacher training at Hilderstone College, Broadstairs, England.

    Experience / Qualifications

    I have two careers: English teaching and writing/editing.
    I qualified as an English teacher in 1994.
    I have taught English in private institutes and as a personal tutor.
    I teach in my students' homes, in cafes and online, using Skype.
    I have worked as a writer and editor on many newspapers, magazines and websites.
    I also edit books on history, travel, memoir and fiction.
    I have my own editing company: Metok Media.
    I combine teaching and editing to help my students with applications and essays.

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