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$25/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Alice
  • Individual
  • Group
Lessons can be held..
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • ESL (English)
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
  • Written expression - English
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • TAFE
  • Adult Education
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Children

Experienced English as a Second Language Teachers gives lively and innovative lessons!

Methodology

As a teacher, I have always approached my students in an honest and open manner. From the very first lesson, I make sure they are clear about what my teaching style is: interactive, enthusiastic,well-structured and very culturally understanding. I strongly believe that what separates a good teacher from a superior teacher is the ability to connect with their students in such a way that trust is established. In my opinion, this is incredibly important. A teacher who is able to successfully build a positive rapport with their students, will undoubtedly have students who are more receptive to learning. In terms of how I teach my lessons, it really depends on the area (grammar, reading, writing, communication skills, presentation skills, listening comprehension etc.) Having experienced all of these areas, I now have the skills to fine-tune my lessons so that they are always catered to the specific student's level, include valuable skills, and involve the student in an engaging way.

Background

I am a College Professor at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario and I teach essay writing skills to international students. I have a lot of experience in many areas of English as a Second Language, starting with my experience as a teacher in an International College in Toronto, Ontario instructing grammar, reading and writing, listening comprehension and communication skills. I wanted to diversify my experience by traveling overseas where I taught in South, Korea which included Kindergartners in a Hagwon to cooperate business employees in the Hyundai and Kia Headquarters.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $21/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $1144
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $218
Lessons offered by Alice
Individual
Group
Lessons can be held..
at your place
webcam
Subjects taught
  • ESL (English)
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Oral comprehension - English
  • Written expression - English
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • TAFE
  • Adult Education
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Children

Alice's CV

SKILLS
 More than 8 years’ experience in the post-secondary education sector, specifically with English as a Second Language Learners
 Extremely culturally sensitive and ability to manage students from different backgrounds and a variety of age groups
 Strong writing skills; many years’ experience tutoring and teaching students in all aspects of essay structure, grammar, punctuation and spelling
 Excellent public relations skills coupled with excellent communications skills; extremely strong ability to build rapport with individual students and aid them in their problem areas
 Experienced in developing and creating innovative workshops focused on presentation skills and essay writing.
 Essential technical skills to provide assistance to students in a classroom setting


WORK EXPERIENCE

Writ Instructor
School of Language and Liberal Studies, September 2017-present
Fanshawe College, London, ON

 Instructs and assesses international students in the WRIT-1034-13, Writing and Reason Course with the aims of improving their writing skills in order to help them write a proper essay that is up to college standards.
 Reviews the correct principles, procedures and methods of writing with the students.
 Effectively communicates with the students about his/her problem areas.
 Provides the students with appropriate resources and materials for independent study and practice.

Professional Writing Tutor
Reading Town September 2016- present
London, ON
 Runs the Intermediate/Advanced Essay Writing Course and Writing about Current Issues Program to high-school and university level students in one-to-one or small class tutoring sessions.
 Instructs the Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking sections of IELTS and TOEFL.

Focus Group Coordinator/ Researcher August 2015 – December 2017
The Institutional Research Department
Fanshawe College, London, ON
 Developed, implemented, and maintained a research database to track internal target groups and personas for focus group recruitment purposes
 Organized and managed all focus group recruitment; led facilitation of campus and community groups; wrote sessional field notes; co-authored project reports; co-presented findings as required
 Identified networking opportunities with new immigrant community leaders and service providers
 Regularly engaged these cultural leaders to build trusted relationships links to the broader college community

Corporate Trainer/ Language Consultant March 2014 – May 2015
The Princeton Review, South Korea
 Facilitated workshops including communication skills and business English to various high-level employees of companies such as Hyundai and Kia automotive
 Instructed the Global Communications Presentation Course, in which students developed presentation skills along with the communication tools they needed to successfully present overseas
 Researched, created and developed materials for the core textbooks in the Intensive English Program; facilitated one-to-one coaching sessions with employees


WORK EXPERIENCE, con’t
English Instructor February 2013 – March 2014
Great Dream Academy, South Korea
 Educated children ages 6 to 12; built and implemented curriculum and prepared teaching materials and resources for a wide range of school subjects
 Created lesson plans and report cards for all classes from kindergarten to elementary school students; facilitated a safe learning environment where English was used regularly and effectively

Instructor: Power Speaking in Modern Media April 2012 – February 2013
King George International Business College, Toronto
 Taught English as a Second Language to students ranging in age from 20 to 30, coming from a variety of nationalities in a program designed to help gain confidence and speak with authority
 Encouraged students to develop the communication skills necessary for everyday conversation
 Taught public speaking and speaking and communication skills for specific purposes through the use of modern media
 Demonstrated the world of media with students to further develop their reading, writing, and listening skills

English as a Second Language Teacher January 2011 – April 2012
King George International College, Toronto
 Taught Grammar, Reading and Writing, Listening and Communication classes to intermediate students from diverse cultural backgrounds
 Incorporated a variety of adapted materials to accommodate different students’ learning styles
 Prepared curriculum and teaching materials and syllabuses for individual courses such as UOA VEO AOAG

EDUCATION
Honours B. A in Languages September 2003 – June 2008
University of Toronto


Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) November – 2010
Cambridge University


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