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Dudu
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Dudu
« Perfect! Funke has a great personality, excellent communication skills and willing to set up an effective approach that helps the student's needs. Thanks for the great classes. »
£20/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Funke
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written expression - English
  • Business English
  • IELTS
  • Accent Reduction-English
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Masters
  • Doctorate
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • C2
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Experienced London-based English Tutor with a proven track record of student improvement

Methodology

Interaction and fun are fundamental elements of my classes. My teaching style is Communicative, to allow learners to grow quickly in confidence. I use audiovisual aids such as video clips, TV and movies; as well as other technical aids such as Voice Recordings.

Background

I am a professional English teacher with 10 years experience training speakers of other languages. I have taught students in many countries including China and Saudi Arabia, at Beginner level, University level and all intermediate levels. My students have achieved TOEFL grade 8, promotion offers on their job, Distinction grade in TESOL.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £12/h

Details

Lessons must be paid for a week in advance for adult learners.
Lessons must be paid for a month in advance for school-age learners.

Lessons offered by Funke
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written expression - English
  • Business English
  • IELTS
  • Accent Reduction-English
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Masters
  • Doctorate
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • C2
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Funke's CV

Qualifications
06/2013 Dip TESOL The International TEFL Corporation, USA
Thesis: The Impact of Pronunciation on Conversation Quality: An EFL Perspective
01/2009 Cert TESOL TEFL International, Egypt
07/1988 B.Sc. (Hons.) Physiotherapy College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Teaching Experience
04/ 2017 – Present Freelance Teacher of English as a Foreign Language
• Provided one-to-one and on-line tutoring to adult ESOL learners
• Created and administered accent-reduction courses to EFL learners
• Created and delivered Summer School curriculum to adult ESOL learners
• Created and delivered Summer School curriculum to young ESOL learners
• Prepared and Delivered IELTS preparatory course-work
• Provided successful Tutor-support to TEFL Teacher on Online Course

02/2016 – 04/2017 Community Outreach Worker, London, UK
• Established and Delivered Community-based English Conversation Classes to adults
• Created and sourced learning syllabus and materials
• Tutored learners of English at KS3 level in language skills and academic writing

05/2014 – 09/2015 Lecturer, German Jordanian University, Jordan
• Created and Delivered courses in Academic English Skills to undergraduate students
• Created and Administered course assessment tools in accordance with CEFR standards
• Coordinated and Administered an elective course in Inter-cultural Communications
• Created and Delivered General English course as part of Faculty Staff Development Scheme
• Maintained computerised records of progress for University database

10/2013 – 02/2014 English Teacher, Bell Amman, Amman, Jordan
• Developed and administered communicative Business English classes
• Created and delivered Life Skills course as part of a team
• Administered rigorous course in academic writing
• Produced and sourced supplementary material for differentiation of coursework
• Integrated and facilitated use of audio-visual computer technology within courses
• Created and administered formative and summative assessment tests

02/2013 – 07/2013 Lecturer, Stanmore College, London, UK
• Developed and delivered Schemes of Work as syllabi within the national curriculum
• Created and delivered interactive lessons to adults on the ESOL and SFL programmes
• Prepared candidates for, and administered the Cambridge ESOL tests
• Created and administered formative and summative assessment tests
• Sourced and administered material for regular formative assessment
• Integrated and facilitated use of audio-visual computer technology within courses
• Created and delivered regular Communicative-Approach-based classes
09/2011 – 09/2012 Foreign English Teacher, EF English First, Wuhan, China
• Produced and administered original teaching resources
• Created and delivered technology-based and interactive lessons, to professional adults
and teenagers
• Collaborated with a team to market courses and increase client base
• Inducted and supervised new teaching staff
• Organised and facilitated regular conversation-type classes
• Provided academic student support within and without scheduled activities

02/2010 – 07/2011 English Teacher, Al Khaleej Training and Education, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
• Created and delivered lesson plans to university students on the Preparatory Year Programme
• Created and delivered formative and summative assessment tests
• Collaborated with a team to provide a comprehensive teaching package
• Prepared students for the Institution-based TOEFL test
• Participated in textbook evaluation and selection for curriculum development
• Provided individual and group remedial sessions to students, as needed
• Maintained both paper and digitalized student-records, of attendance, scores and test
papers

Reviews on Funke
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
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Dudu

Perfect! Funke has a great personality, excellent communication skills and willing to set up an effective approach that helps the student's needs. Thanks for the great classes.

Funke's response

Dudu clearly isn't afraid of a challenge! A bright learner and one who applies herself to overcome the hurdles, also very punctual.

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