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Chris
« Sophia is patient, understanding and has a genuine passion for... More »
Chris
« Sophia is patient, understanding and has a genuine passion for teaching (and learning!). She's helped me immensely with my German studies and I'd have no hesitation in recommending her as a tutor to others. »
£15/h
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Sophia
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written expression - English
  • Business English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

German physiotherapist based in Edinburgh offering English lessons via Skype - focus on Medical English available

Methodology

Speaking of learning methods, I'll adapt to whatever you need. This includes for example:

- learning with a standard teaching book of your choice, including the practice of grammar rules, spelling and comprehension, as well as pronounciation and emphasis
- reading English books together - both partners can read out and afterwards discuss the content
- conversations - including standard or job interviews, colloquial language etc. (for advanced learners: we can even constantly talk in English)
- working through podcasts or other online content
- help with other learning methods, e.g. vocabulary apps, tips and advice for usage
- lessons available in Edinburgh or via Skype (voice-only)

Background

Hey there,
My name is Sophia and I relocated from Germany to Edinburgh to live and work there. Because my partner is learning German, I quickly found myself in the position of a language tutor - and it's pretty awesome :)
Since I am constantly exposed to the English language and I am familiar with teaching a language, I decided to start tutoring for English as well.
I have a strong motivation to improve my English. I am currently preparing for my C2 English exam (Cambridge Proficiency, CPE). As I am still in the situation of being a student of the language myself, I can relate to the struggles you might have. I can also provide a good range of tips for learning, based on my own experience. If you are interested, feel free to ask me for a lesson!

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £15/h
Lessons offered by Sophia
Individual
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESOL (English)
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written expression - English
  • Business English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Sophia's CV

- Born in northern Germany; lived there for 25 years
- I graduated high school in 2012 (specialisations: German, English and Music/Art)
- Diploma in Physiotherapy 2017
- Worked in a private practice until I relocated to the UK in 2018
- I'm currently waiting for my European Professional Card registration, after that I'll continue to work as a physiotherapist, but I will also pursue my hobby of teaching German to you :-)
- Member of dict.cc, I am helping with recording correct pronounciations of German words
- currently working on my C2 English exam
- I also conducted some self-organized studies on Medical English, meaning I will be able to teach you a good variety of medical terms

Reviews on Sophia
  • 5/5

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

1 recommendation

Chris

Sophia is patient, understanding and has a genuine passion for teaching (and learning!). She's helped me immensely with my German studies and I'd have no hesitation in recommending her as a tutor to others.

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