Thalia
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    Personalised English Lessons by a Qualified English Teacher

    As a native English speaker with a Bachelor of Education and a Cambridge CELTA, I have 10 years of experience teaching English in New Zealand, Australia and the U.K and a wealth of experience teaching English to foreigners in whole class, small group and one-to-one settings.

    I have taught children as young as 5, through to teenagers, adults and seniors. In any case, I adjust my teaching and learning to ensure my approach suits your needs and preferences. I am able to strike a balance between challenging you to grow and supporting you through your mistakes.

    I specialise in personalised English programmes, which means I work out exactly where you are, where you want to go and how you like to learn and then I tailor a program to suit your specific learning needs.

    I am able to teach English speaking, listening, reading, writing, spelling, phonics, punctuation and grammar. I will tailor all of the lessons to suit your interests e.g If you like art, I will help you to learn English through the topic of art and if you like sport, I will help you to learn English through the topic of sport.

    I will assist you to improve your pronunciation of spoken English and I can assist you with audio and video recordings of each sessions, so you can review the class at your own leisure.

    I will help you to develop your understanding of spoken English in authentic ways by listening to film, television, radio and podcasts, as well as engaging in conversation between the two of us.

    I will support you to develop your reading, writing and speaking skills through supported practise and lots of opportunities to build on your existing vocabulary.

    I will aid your spelling, punctuation and grammar through shared and independent writing activities, which will be both interesting and relevant.

    Following each session, I can provide at home learning tasks and progress calls, or emails between sessions if you would like, plus I have a range of online services that can assist you to develop your English at home at your own pace.

    **As I conduct tailored lessons for each individual student, I only have a limited availability each week. As a result, I must prioritise my ongoing students who require one-to-one sessions weekly, or twice weekly. If you are interested in developing your English rapidly in an engaging and fun way learning from a committed teacher with a high success rate, please contact me to see if I have an available slot for you.**

    Extra information

    Laptops and smartphones are useful, but not essential.
    Pen and paper is essential.
    A willingness to learn and develop is key.

    Location

    At student's location: Around Talloires, France
    At student's location: Around Albertville, France
    At student's location: Around Annecy, France
    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

    About Me

    My name is Miss Thalia and I have been an English teacher for 10 years in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

    I enjoy teaching and learning, so I love to share my enthusiasm for education and languages with students who are eager to learn.

    I am a committed teacher and I am happy to go above and beyond to ensure my students get the best results.

    When I am not teaching, I love cooking, cycling, hiking, reading, writing and creating. I really adore the English language and there is not a day that goes by where I don't use it.

    Education

    Bachelor of Education and Second Language Acquisition from Otago University College of Education, Dunedin, New Zealand (2006 - 2008)
    Cambridge CELTA - Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from International House London (2017)

    Experience / Qualifications

    English Teacher - International House London 2017
    English Intervention Specialist - Department of Education, London 2016 - 2017
    Part time one-to-one English tutor 2016 - 2017
    English Teacher and Community Engagement Leader - Department of Education and Training, Melbourne, Australia 2013 - 2016
    English Teacher and Leader of Additional Language Integration - Department of Education, New Zealand 2008 - 2012

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    Availability of a typical week

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    from $67.78At student's home

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