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Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate
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College student with experience in teaching English to foreigners through creative lessons based in London and Surrey

Methodology

My teaching methods applies to all ages, emphasis on fluency in speaking writing and comprehension. I try to bring interesting and fun resources to the classroom, including movies, books and articles. My classes encourage active use of English through creative exercises.

Experience

I have 2 years of experience in teaching English to children through innovative and interesting methods and exercises. I am fluent in Persian, as it is my mother tongue and have translated works from Persian to English and vice versa.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Lessons offered by Houra
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • C2
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional

Houra's CV


Houra Javadi Abhari
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6 Amberley Court, Christ Church Park, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5UD


PERSONAL STATEMENT
A creative and motivated individual, recently graduated from the United World College international school in India with an international baccalaureate (IB). Seeking a challenging summer placement to better my communication skills and to further develop my innovative mind.

EXPERIENCE
2017 January – March: Directed Caligula by Albert Camus for Theatre Season (inc. light, sounds, set & costume design)
• Analysed, edited and adapted the original script to create a new version of Caligula according to a new philosophic and political interpretation.
• Designed and held auditions to select actors with the suitable voice, body and improvisation skills.
• Conducted character-building exercises with the actors to develop their character.
• Created warm-up exercises and activities for rehearsals (rehearsals everyday for 3 hours)
• Coordinated and lead an international and diverse group of people with no previous acting skills to create a play.
• Designed the light, sound, setting and composition of objects and actors on stage to aesthetically reflect the atmosphere and underlying emotions of the play.
• Prioritized and organized collaboration with external sources that had to make/bring/find material and space for the play.
• Worked under time pressure and managed all the deadlines of the theatre festival.
• The play was selected for encore for the United World College board that visited the school.
2016 – 2017: Medical and political clowning in rural India and Pune city
• Collaborated with a team of clowns to create devised and rehearsed entertainment shows for children in orphanages, AIDs institutions and mentally challenged adults in rural India.
• Went through a series of creative exercises to create and bring out my own clown character.
• Did research in Pune city to identify environmental issues.
• Created a political street theatre using clowning to break the language barrier.
• Performed throughout different spots of Pune attracting hundreds of audience and spreading the message about reducing plastic use.
• Interacted with children and adults using clown body language.
2016 October – November: Volunteered at Chirag, an NGO in Uttarakhand, India
• Went through workshops and training about how to start and manage an NGO.
• Learned about the modern educational systems in the Chirag schools and its advantages.
• Interacted with the teachers there and brainstormed on how to solve some of the problems that the school was facing.
• Helped in the herbs, fruit candy and weaving factories that Chirag had made in impoverished areas Uttarakhand.
• Advertised and promoted UWC schools in the schools in Uttarakhand to create opportunities for children there to receive UWC scholarships for their education.
2015 September – February: Private English Tutor, Tehran, Iran
2016 May – September: Private English Tutor, Tehran, Iran
• Organized creative and fun lessons for children to learn English.
• Taught English to children with special needs through special exercises and patience.
• Created trust and between myself as a teacher and the children.
PUBLICATIONS
2015: Translated The Dark by Lemony Snicket into Persian. Published by ‘Raf Raf’ Publications, Tehran, Iran
• Translated a book from English to Persian.
• Edited the book.
• Contacted publishers and got it published.
2011 July – June: Journalism for Docharkhe, a nationally published weekly newspaper for teenagers in Iran
• Wrote creative pieces and poetry to be published in the newspaper.
• Gathered news related to teenagers in Tehran through research and interviews and wrote articles about them.
• Did graphic design for the newspaper.

EDUCATION
2015 – 2017: IB Diploma from a United World College (38/45):
Higher Levels: Philosophy (7/7) English literature (5/7) Visual Arts (6/7)
Standard Levels: Persian Literature (7/7) Chemistry (5/7) Maths (6/7)
Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay (2/3)
Fulfilled Creativity, Action and Service requirements.

2015: Iran high school diploma
Maths and Physics
GPA: 18.48/20

PERSONAL INTERESTS
• Writing
• Philosophy and Literature
• Art and cinema
• World affairs and social and international issues

SKILLS
• Perfect knowledge of both written and spoken Persian (Farsi)
• Drawing, painting and visual arts skills
• Design skills
• Creative writing skills
• Working with Microsoft Office

REFERENCES
Personal and professional references available upon request.

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