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£12/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Darren
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
  • Written expression - English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Friendly graduate with teaching experience offering online conversational English lessons from home in the UK

Methodology

Hi! I am a native English speaker from Wales in the UK. I have several years of teaching experience, having tutored English, science, and mathematics to pupils of varying ages and abilities. Following the completion of a Teaching English as a Foreign Language course (TEFL), I am now offering conversational English lessons. These lessons will be tailored to your specific wants and needs, and can be concentrated on particular target areas. The first lesson will be free - during this lesson we will discuss what you want to get from English lessons, what I can offer, and whether I am the right fit to deliver the lessons to you.

I approach each topic in a calm, open, and enthusiastic manner. I go through each topic at the student's pace, allowing plenty of time for interaction and questions. I am patient and always strive to deliver lessons in a fun and informal manner so that students are relaxed and enjoy the lessons, while learning a lot too!

Background

I am a Zoology graduate of Cardiff University who currently works as a Science Communicator at the UK's oldest dedicated science exhibition. I have worked there for over a year, communicating STEM subjects to people of all ages through workshops and interactive exhibits.

I am a native English speaker from Wales in the UK. At the beginning of 2018, I completed a course in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). I have previously tutored a range of subjects during my university studies and continue to teach to the present day.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £12/h

Details

My rates stay the same for students of all ages and abilities.

The first lesson will be free, during this lesson we will discuss your aims and how I can help you achieve them.

I do not charge for cancelled lessons as I understand that sometimes lessons need to be cancelled at the last minute due to unforeseen circumstances. However, please let me know as far in advance as possible.

Lessons offered by Darren
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
  • Written expression - English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Darren's CV

Education

2018 Tefl.org.uk
120-Hour Online Premium Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate
Incorporating 50-hr TEFL, 30-hr Grammar & Language Awareness, 20-hr Video and Observation, 10-hr
Telephone Teaching and 10-hr Teaching Large Classes Courses.

2012 – 2016 Cardiff University, Wales
2:1 BSc (Hons) Zoology with a Preliminary Year
Extensive module coverage including genetics, animal behaviour, global climate change, and ecology. Excellent scientific knowledge, report writing skills, and communication skills developed, including a scientific communication based dissertation.

2009 – 2012 College, Wales
Level 2 and 3 NVQ in Business and Administration

2002 – 2008 High School, Wales
10 GCSEs all grade A* - B, including Science (Double Award) (AA), Mathematics (A), and English Language (A)

Teaching Experience
I work as a Science Communicator at a dedicated science museum where I communicate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to people of all ages through a number of methods. I have extensive tutoring experience, having tutored science, English, and mathematics during my studies to students of varying ages and abilities. I love to teach and my passion comes through during my lessons.

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