Having spent much of the past decade living, teaching and studying abroad, I have gained a lot of experience working with students to help them achieve their language learning goals.
I teach General English lessons and IELTS preparation lessons for students studying for both the General and Academic Skills tests.
My lessons incorporate various materials and are always personalized to my students interest, needs and areas of weakness.
My own insights and experience studying Mandarin Chinese have equipped me with a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by my students. I have found that confidence is key to helping students improve and succeed- something I am always mindful of encouraging and building with my students through various strategies and approaches to learning and teaching.
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I have been teaching English since I graduated in 2009. I now have over eight years of experience teaching English under my belt. I have taught children, teenagers and adults, from Beginners to Advanced, in a variety of settings: primary and secondary schools, language training centers, colleges and private tutoring sessions. Last year, I taught English and Drama at an IB International School in SW China.
From £20.00 per hour for General English classes.
£25 per hour for IELTS and exam preparation classes.
British Council accredited IELTS teachers course (British Council, London)
*CELTA (Pass A)
*CELTA (Certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages) is the most widely recognised English teaching qualification in the world.
August 2010 TEFL
*Two week intensive TEFL training program completed in Beijing, including theoretical and practical course components.
* Supported by the British Council and China Education Association for International Exchange
2006 – 2009 University of Glasgow, UK
*Master of Arts with Merit in Philosophical Studies
*Certificate in basic IT competence
July-August 2019 English Teacher (Brighton, UK)
• Summer School teacher at EF Brighton. Students aged 18+
• Planning and delivering General English lessons
• Achieved very high evaluation scores from student feedback
August 2018- May 2019 English, Drama and Homeroom Teacher (Kunming, China)
• Full-time teacher at KWYA (Kunming World Youth Academy)
• Teaching roles included being a Grade 6 Homeroom teacher as well as teaching mixed level English and Drama lessons to Grade 5-8 students
• Additional duties included running a weekly Drama club, delivering Library Skills workshops and planning and directing roles for the school’s Arts Festival
• Assisted on several overnight trips and school excursions
September 2016- June 2018 English Teacher (Kunming, China)
• Full-time teacher at Summit Foreign Languages School (6-18yrs)
• Planned and delivered training courses for new teachers
• Helped set-up the school’s library and ran Phonics workshops for students and parents
May 2015-August 2016 English Teacher (Qujing, China)
• Simultaneous teaching positions held at Qujing Nengyuan College and Wanchang English Training School (4-16yrs)
September 2012–February 2015 English Teacher(Beijing, China)
• Full-time teacher at Beijing Yucai Primary School (grades 1-6)
• Re-designed the primary school’s English exams and teaching materials
• Ran fortnightly teacher training sessions for Chinese colleagues in the English Department
March 2012-July 2012 English Teacher (Dalian, China)
• Full-time teacher at Rockies English School (7-14yrs)
Sep 2010-June 2011 English Teacher (Qingdao, China)
• Full-time teacher at Qingdao No.9 High School
• Position obtained through the British Council ELA program and China Education Association for International Exchange.
Nov 2005-August 2006 Youth Group Leader and Nursery School Assistant (Los Angeles, USA)
• Youth group leader for teenagers at Pali-Pres Youth Group, Pacific Palisades
• Nursery school assistant at Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Preschool
Perfect! I would recommend Natasha to anyone preparing for the IELTS. She has great knowledge on the test and how it’s marked. She is also going above and beyond to give thorough feedback which will make you improve rapidly.
Perfect! Natasha is a very nice teacher, she is very professional and helpful. She is very organised as well and her lessons are great! I’ m really enjoying my English lessons with Natasha. And I can already see my English level is improving. I highly recommend her for EFL students.
Sarah is a very friendly, motivated and keen to improve her English. At her current level she is able to communicate successfully most of the time, however some time, focus and practice on improving her existing English skills will help her to improve considerably.
Perfect! Friendly approachable teacher who breaks information down to be easily understood. I worked with natasha for a short time before my exams to help me bring up my reading and writing grade. Natasha always gave a thorougher review of my homework and is well versed in all aspects of the IELTS exam.
Daniel is a proficient speaker of English as an additional language. He has an excellent vocabulary and good command of English grammatical structures.
Perfect! Natasha helped to pass my English test (IELTS) the next month, I can tell she is really experienced. She uses a really good methodology with homework shared in a google class. She is always available for tips at any time of the day. I really like working with Natasha ! I fully recommend this teacher if you are looking for an English teacher :)
Excellent student. Very hard-working and motivated. It was a pleasure to help Marie prepare for the IELTS exam.
Perfect! Natasha gave some valuable advice and helped me improve my academic writing. Her approach is very strategic and she explains every step very profoundly. Really appreciated!
High level of English. Kara is an excellent student.
Natasha, is the greatest teacher I’ve ever met. She helped me so much with my preparation for my IELTS Academic exam but most importantly - she believed in me, even though I didn’t believe in myself. I highly recommend Natasha - she is very open minded and supportive.
I contacted Natasha for personalised professional Business English classes and we ended up covering so many different business approaches. She was very versatile and able to adapt to my needs. I am very happy to be part of her teaching system and I will continue to work with Natasha until I will achieve my objectives.
Highly committed to her work, friendly, helpful and competent. She provided many materials to help me with my weak points and gave me many advices related to my test. Always prepared for the lesson and open to ask any problematic questions about English in general. I can definitely recommend Natasha as a teacher and good company to study :)
Apart from being super kind and friendly, Natasha works with very useful material that you can make use after every class. She gave you tasks to do and after she correct them with you, telling you what you can improve. I like the way she teaches you creating a sheet every class with the new learnings and topics of every class.
Natasha helped me to boost my confidence and get ready for the IELTS writing and speaking part with lots of tips and tricks. She’s reliable, very flexible and adapts to your own way of learning. I personally recommend her to everyone who might need help with the IELTS test or just wants to improve his English level.
I've taken classes with Natasha for 1 month to prepare for the B1 Life in the UK test, twice a week. It was so useful. I learnt a lot of important things for the test, while I learnt about British culture. Natasha She always organizes new material each class.
Natasha helped me a lot and gave me so much confidence. Thank you :)
Natasha was for me the best English teacher. A very patient and scrupulous person.
I’m glad I was her student.
With Natasha you can learn with a smile.
Natasha was a great teacher! Really helpful and patient!
I recommend my English tutor, Natasha. She helped me to improve my English and practice for IELTS speaking and writing exams. I enjoyed the classes and learned new things. Very good classes.
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