After 28 years I still love teaching and am always ready to spend time outside for classroom designing lessons specific to my students' needs. I never teach from a text book alone but create my own materials suited to the students I am teaching.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach IELTS, FCE, General English, Academic English, Business English, English Pronunciation, Essay Writing, Study Skills, Proof-Reading.
- Tell me about your qualifications.
Teaching English: CELTA - DELTA BA Hons Philosophy PGCE PGCE Post 16
- How much do you charge?
If a student travels to me I charge £25 an hour, which includes lesson preparation and the marking of homework. If I have to travel to a student then the hourly rate increases depending on my travel time. For two students £15 per hour. For three students £10 per hour. Larger groups are possible and the fee would be negotiable.
- Where do you teach?
I teach at home or am willing to travel without any charge in a five mile radius of Brighton town centre. Outside this area I would charge according to the time needed to travel.
- When are you available?
I am available most days, morning, afternoon, and evening, and at weekends.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
Generally, 16 upwards. I can teach all levels: beginners, pre-intermediate, intermediate, upper intermediate, advanced and post-advanced
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
The exams listed above and university entry for anyone wishing to improve aspects of their English before starting their course.
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I am committed to supporting my students to achieve their goals. I do not forget about them when the class ends but work on records of my teaching and their learning in order to maximise learning at our next session.
- What kind of experience do you have?
I have 28 years experience of teaching English as a foreign language. I have taught exam courses for FCE, IELTS, CAE, and Cambridge Proficiency here and abroad. I have taught acadmic and business English. I have taught specialist classes in pronunciation, essay writing, giving presentations, and conversational / colloquial English.
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I do.
- Where and with whom did you train?
International House, Hastings. The Eastbourne School of English, Eastbourne. The Univeristy of Manchester.
- Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the University Union of teachers, (UCU).
- Tell me about some of your current students.
Currently I teach at the University of Brighton teaching English to students in preparation for their university entry. I also teach at City College Brighton and Hove where I teach an FCE class and a general English class to immigrants from various countries.
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