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Communicative English classes for adults and children + accent reduction, pronunciation

Hi everyone! My name is Natalia and I'll be happy to teach you English. My lessons are always based on your needs and interests. So if you have a specific goal or want to focus on specific skills, my lessons will help you to achieve your goals. My TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) certificates confirm that I know what a great lesson plan should look like.

• You don't have to buy anything additionally, I'll provide you with the best materials (textbooks + authentic materials)
• Your lessons will be very well prepared
• Homework is included and it will be checked before the lesson

Examples of requests I've already worked on:
🗣️ I taught grammar communicatively
🎧 I helped a few students improve listening skills to watch films and series
🎤 I worked on pronunciation with a lot of Russian people
🧑‍💻 I prepared an IT specialist for a job interview
🏋 I helped a personal trainer create trainings in English for her British client
🎓 My 10-year-old student got 14 out of 15 points for the Movers (Cambridge exam)

Extra information

You don't need anything specific for your lesson. If it's a session online, then just prepare your laptop!

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Zurich, Switzerland
At student's location: Around Aarau, Switzerland
At student's location: Around Brugg, Switzerland

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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:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Russian

About Me

"Quality over quantity" - this is my moto in teaching. I know if I carefully prepare for my lessons, if I listen to your needs, then you will be able to learn faster. My lessons are engaging and fun, we won't spend much time on doing very similar exercises. We will speak a lot, even if it's your very first lesson!

Education

I got my bachelor's degree in economics in Russia and during my studies I fell in love with teaching languages. I started to help kids with their homework and eventually I got more and more experience and my lessons became so much more than just help with homework. In 2020 I got 3 Cambridge certificates designed for teachers. Also I have been taking private lessons on phonetics for two years.

Experience / Qualifications

I have been teaching English since 2014 and Russian since 2020.
TKT Module 1 (background to language learning and teaching)
TKT Module 2 (lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching)
TKT Module 3 (managing the teaching and learning process)
Hello everyone! My name is Natalia and I grew up in Russia. As a native speaker I can offer you two types of classes. ① Conversation practice for those who already know all the rules but still struggle to speak. This type of lessons is more informal and you can find a lot of them online, but there are a few reasons why I might be the best teacher for you: • I am an experienced teacher. I am very patient and encouraging. I will never criticize you for your mistakes! • I have studied foreign language teaching methodologies, so I won't interrupt you in the middle of a sentence. I'm very well familiar with error correction techniques and I will provide you with a list of useful words at the end of the lesson • If you feel that you don't understand something and you need some backup, I'll prepare the whole lesson for you on this topic! ② Communicative lessons where we will use textbooks and authentic materials to increase your vocabulary and to have a closer look at Russian grammar. But don't worry! We won't pay too much attention to very similar exercises. Our lessons will have different stages which are essential for learning: • a little small talk in Russian just to warm up • a lead-in (introducing a new topic) • you're going to discover language patterns with my careful guidance using different materials • one or two exercises to practice the topic • the final and the most important part is speaking using everything you've discovered and learned during the lesson • homework Also I can help you with Russian pronunciation. I will be happy to see you as my student!

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from $75.49At student's home

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  • Instructor since March 2022
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Availability of a typical week

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