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Exercise to fill in the correct preposition and gerund in English.

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  2. Exercise to fill in the correct preposition and gerund in English.
  3. Practice the prepositions and gerunds in English

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4.97/5

Hi! I've been teaching English in Spain for the last 3 years and have lots of experience with Cambridge official exams (Pre A1- C1), conversation classes, help with General English and CLIL.

My teaching style is student-centered and tailored to your needs and goals. There's always plenty of talking time to practice any new grammar and vocabulary to focus on fluency and accuracy, as well as building confidence to naturally practice your new skills in conversation. The courses I create always revise previous learning points and integrate them with new material so that you don't just learn something once and never see it again.

I teach with a range of realia, textbook resources and online materials that have proven effective and engaging with my students in the past, but everything I use is adapted specifically for your areas of weakness and learning styles!

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I find that Beth was so easy to talk. I m always nervous when I speak English but talking to Beth I am not nervous because she has this power to let me just speak. She won’t rush to finish even the time is almost up. Is good. Hoping to take her class more and more. Her accent is easy to hear too!

Beth B. Beth B. GB

Thank you Achilles! I had a great time teaching you in your first class and it was great to see you already making so much progress and gaining confidence! I'm looking forward to seeing you in your next class!

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Hi everybody,

My name is Barbara.

I used to live in Ireland, in the UK, in Italy and at the moment in Spain. I have spent much time in the USA and Scandinavia as well. I have been flying around the world as a flight attendant for approx. 13 years.

I am also a qualified tour guide and a qualified ENGLISH TEACHER.

I love teaching and I believe it is really important to learn foreign languages, to get to know different nations, cultures in order to have a better idea of the world. English can be a key to open a new world for you and eliminate the barriers you have at the moment.

Oh! and I've almost forgotten to tell you:
I'm an ITALIAN TEACHER too

IN CASE your problem is not the English language, but you have a problem when you need to order a good PIZZA, CAPPUCCINO or some delicious SPAGHETTI during your stay in ITALY or you need to get ready for an internship or you want to learn ITALIAN for any other reason, I can teach you and help you improve your ITALIAN!

Are you still hungry and you want to keep filling your stomach in HUNGARY? I can also give you some HUNGARIAN LESSONS from beginner to advanced level! (of course if you like Goulash- Gulyàs, I can give you the original recipe!)

If you think you need ENGLISH, ITALIAN and/or HUNGARIAN for your goals and dreams, get in touch and we can plan some lessons for you.

TEFL/TESOL qualified English Teacher

168 hours Tefl Org, Scotland, UK

40 hours Tefl Online Teaching, Tefl Org, Scotland, UK

30 hours Tefl Online Teaching, Tefl Institution, Ireland

TEFL/TESOL Online Teaching Practicum, Tefl Org., Scotland, UK

I can teach you Conversational English, Business English, Prepare you for an exam or teach English to your kids. Or/and we can do all these in ITALIAN and HUNGARIAN too!

Hope to see you soon in class.

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5/5

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I’m very happy with my teacher! Barbara is so kind, helpful and she has a lot of knowledge to share. She is preparing me for some English exams, it is going quicker and better than I expected. Thank you so much!!!!!!!!

Barbara B. Barbara B.

Thanks so much for the kind words Em! It takes two. You really put your heart and mind to your goal. Very well done. Keep up the good work and you will see the results. See you in class :-)

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Hey everyone!

My name is Ashlyn, and I am a native English speaker from New Zealand :) I love to create lessons for my students to help them make their English language journey as enjoyable as possible! I am an online university student studying history and social anthropology.

I have two years of teaching experience in private English language schools, and I also have a CELTA certificate. Therefore, I know how to teach English effectively and create lessons to practice speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills.

I love to use technology in the classroom, and I always create fun and colourful PowerPoint presentations to guide us through the lesson. I am always open to suggestions from my students. If you want to focus more on certain topics or activities, I am happy to make that possible for you.

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5/5

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She speaks very clearly and she uses her time very well. She plans the lessons based on your interests and make it very fun. She has very good energy and I recommend her to everyone..

Ashlyn P. Ashlyn P. NZ

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5/5

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5/5

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I am a BA in Education graduate, with vast experience in primary, secondary and higher education levels, as well as in other activities related to education. I believe I have a diverse background which makes me a very adaptable teacher and with a lot to offer.
Most of my experience is in high school ,in adult education and university students. I have been able to develop a good relationship with my students, which has translated to better communication and an altogether more rounded experience for them and myself. My lesson planning has always aimed to reflect my students’ needs and interest applied into useful communicative language structures that they can actually use in their lives.
In my last years as a teacher, I have focused on preparing test-takers for the TOEFL. It has been a completely different experience from what I have had before, but I have helped my students accomplish the desired scores in the proposed time.
I believe in making the learning of a new language something exciting and not frightening at all, but challenging and gratifying instead. My material is dynamic and keeps my students engaged and continuesly developing their communiation skills.
I am flexible with my students' time and shcedule; naturally, it is open for deliberation if needed. I look forward to helping you get to the desired goals you set foryourself!

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5/5

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Daniel is great!He was very kind in every lesson, and patient in explaining things to me that I did not understand. very easy to understand !! I definitely want to continue taking classes with him!

Bustamante B. Bustamante B.

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5/5

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5/5

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Hello!
I believe learning should be fun and interactive!

I would love to help you in any way I can, to improve your knowledge of English.
I love making beginners feel comfortable, and developing conversations or grammar with those who are more experienced in English!
I am very used to teaching children whose second language is English.

I love teaching and watching children come alive with individual attention, and tailoring my teaching style to their personalities. I enjoy being animated with my students!
I am comfortable teaching children and adults.
I am a South African and have a Business degree. I worked in Finance and Marketing for 7 years for Volkswagen South Africa.
I am extroverted and I love people!
I have homeschooled my children from the 2nd grade through to the 7th grade.
I have taught Life Skills to 8 year olds at a Primary School for three years.
Currently, I tutor 1st and 2nd graders at a school where the children are learning in English as a SECOND language.
I believe my personality, teaching experience and work ethic make me a great teacher!
Best Regards
Christine Rafferty

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Cristina it's very funny and smilimg Person! Her english Is clear! Very good lesson with her! Thanks Cristina!!

Christine R. Christine R.

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5/5

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5/5

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Exploiting opportunities and finding solutions is my biggest motivation. For me, it is central to being able to mean something to fellow human beings. I am decisive, decisive and persuasive. I am also consultative, empathetic and fair. Integrity is very important to me. As a connector, I am focused on achieving cohesion and enthusiasm within the lessons and I ensure a good atmosphere. I will motivate others to listen to each other, to use each other's qualities and to compliment each other. I ensure involvement and loyalty in the lessons. I have extensive experience in teaching. Since February 2018 I have been appointed as a language teacher at the Language Center at the University of Groningen and I am also a certified teacher NT2. I am also certified as an English teacher. For NT students I use Taalcomplete and for highly educated students Dutch in gait/Dutch in action/the jump and the final. For Arabic interested I use Alif baa and Alkitaab. In the first lesson you will receive more information about the procedure. After all, language is the connection between us all.

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5/5

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4/5

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3/5

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4.2/5

Mohamed has over 15 years of teaching experience. He adjusts his classes to your needs and wants. He specializes in teaching to beginners. Furthermore, he has different and interactive teaching methods for the levels A1 to B1. He is patient, and you will be sure to learn a lot from him!

This review was written by a coLanguage team member during a screening interview.

Mohamed Ali K. Mohamed Ali K. EG

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5/5

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3/5

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4.2/5

Experienced bilingual Spanish teacher

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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Vanessa has over 10 years of teaching experience. She teaches the levels from A1 until C1. She cannot only teach you the language but also educate you on the relevant cultural topics related to the Spanish language. Furthermore, she will also be able to help you with industry specific vocabulary if necessary. Her lessons are completely adjusted to you and your needs.

This review was written by a coLanguage team member during a screening interview.

Vanessa A. Vanessa A. ES

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5/5

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Russian teacher (native speaker)

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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Olesya is an enthusiastic new teacher. She has lots of learning materials, and she teaches interactive classes. She is very patient and will certainly help you learn Russian in a fun manner!

This review was written by a coLanguage team member during a screening interview.

Olesya K. Olesya K. RU

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5/5

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5/5

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Hello! I'm Sandra from Cape Town, a native English speaker with Cambridge certification to teach English as a second language. I have a Master's degree in English with over 10 years' experience as an English language editor and freelance writer. Tell me your goals or interests and I will create lessons around them. I will help you get you ready for any language proficiency exam (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.) If you need to speak English in a Business or Medical context, I have the materials and the knowledge to improve your fluency. I teach ALL levels for ALL purposes Age 12 years and up. Please state your city/country/time zone in the lesson request. It is helpful if you test your current English level on this website or on the many other free online tests so that we can start at the right level straightaway. We CAN meet free of charge (just message me) to discuss your learning needs/my teaching methods, but I do not offer free lessons.

NB If you are writing a test like IELTS or TOEFL 'in a month or two' and you need to obtain a minimum score to enter a university, remember that according to education bodies like British Council and Cambridge English, it takes an average of 120-130 lesson hours to move from one level or band to the next. So with 'one or two' months, you need to already be at B2 or Upper Intermediate level to start preparing.

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4.63/5

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4.5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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4.75/5
4.78/5

Sandra is a very experienced and kind teacher. She is amazing at making you feel at ease, so that you can really enjoy your class and focus on your learning. She provides great learning materials and organises the lesson according to your needs and level.

Sandra C. Sandra C. ZA

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5/5

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I'm Rick, a CELTA-certified English language teacher.

Raised bilingually by an English mother and Dutch father. Lived, studied and worked in London.
Originally a classically trained singer and therefore have a sharp ear for pronunciation and vowel formation.

As a singer, I'm used to speaking and singing a lot of different languages (Italian, German, French, Russian, Czech, English, Dutch) and am used to working, and speaking English, with people from all around the world, which I like very much!

I have a lot of experience with online teaching, as well as live in person.
I teach grammar, listening, reading and speaking, using materials from different course books, adapted to the needs of you as a student.
My lessons are a combination of depth and personal touch.

I'm flexible, creative and fun, so send me a message and I hope to be helping you out with your English language learning in the near future!

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4/5

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4/5

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5/5

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5/5

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4.4/5

Rick is a new teacher on our platform, and he is eager to help you learn English. He has experience in giving exam training and teaches English from the level A1 until B2. Furthermore, he is very structured and adjusts his classes to your needs. You will surely learn a lot from him!

This review was written by a coLanguage team member during a screening interview.

Rick Z. Rick Z. NL

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4/5

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5/5

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I am a certified TEFL English teacher. I am flexible and I teach based on your learning style. For instance, if you learn best with visuals I will incoporate vidoes and picyures into our lessons. My lesson plans focus on grammar, writing, and pronunciation. Learning a new language is fun and I make my lessons fun and innovative.

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4/5

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5/5

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5/5

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4.6/5

Vanessa is a new teacher and eager to help you learn English. Her lessons are fun and interactive. She teaches from A1 to B2.

This review was written by a coLanguage team member during a screening interview.

Vanessa M. Vanessa M. ZW

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4/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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4.6/5

In the last few years, I have been studying and working in different European countries. So, I understand the importance of knowing the language of the country where you are living and, at the same time, the difficulties that this entails. For this reason, I would like to focus my classes on improving your conversation skills so that you feel that each day you can unfold with more confidence.

I enjoy teaching at any level from absolute beginners to more advanced students. I had complete a certification to teach Spanish and I have more than 2000 lessons done with all sorts of students. I am a patient and organized teacher. I will adapt my lessons to help you to achieve your goals. We will work together step by step to improve your Spanish in a flexible and relaxing way.

After my experience studying English, Italian, French, and Dutch, for me, the most important is to be able to communicate in the language that you are studying. For this reason, I will put the focus of my classes on improving your conversation skills. We can talk about any topic that you are interested in. Moreover, if you want to improve your writing skills, prepare for the DELE exam or improve your grammar, I will guide you step by step to achieve your goals.

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4/5

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4/5

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5/5

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4/5

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4/5
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Mireia is a new teacher on our platform. She teaches Spanish to all levels from A1 to C2. Her learning materials are very interactive, and she can teach you more than just the language but also the cultural background. She is kind and patient, and you'll surely learn a lot from her!

This review was written by a coLanguage team member during a screening interview.

Mireia P. Mireia P. ES

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4/5

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4/5

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5/5

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4/5

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4/5
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Hello! I'm Sandra from Cape Town, a native English speaker with Cambridge certification to teach English as a second language. I have a Master's degree in English with over 10 years' experience as an English language editor and freelance writer. Tell me your goals or interests and I will create lessons around them. I will help you get you ready for any language proficiency exam (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS.) If you need to speak English in a Business or Medical context, I have the materials and the knowledge to improve your fluency. I teach ALL levels for ALL purposes Age 12 years and up. Please state your city/country/time zone in the lesson request. It is helpful if you test your current English level on this website or on the many other free online tests so that we can start at the right level straightaway. We CAN meet free of charge (just message me) to discuss your learning needs/my teaching methods, but I do not offer free lessons.

NB If you are writing a test like IELTS or TOEFL 'in a month or two' and you need to obtain a minimum score to enter a university, remember that according to education bodies like British Council and Cambridge English, it takes an average of 120-130 lesson hours to move from one level or band to the next. So with 'one or two' months, you need to already be at B2 or Upper Intermediate level to start preparing.

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4.63/5

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4.5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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4.75/5
4.78/5

Mary is a very experienced and patient teacher. She prepared well before class and did various exercises in class. After class, she sent me always materials of the lesson. I have noticed my improvement in grammar and pronunciation.

Sandra C. Sandra C. ZA

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

I am a certified TEFL teacher and have taught ESL for the past three years. I can help you become more confident in speaking the English language which I believe is one of the most important parts of learning a language. If you want to pass exams I can also help you prepare for them and create lessons focused on listening, writing, oral and reading. I love traveling and if you are interested we can talk about the difference in cultures or any known sites in that country. We can speak about any categories you choose from politics to nature, I can build a class on that. I will help you in any way you can from beginners to advance I want to help you learn English! 

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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4.56/5

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5/5
4.91/5

I liked the conversion we had - teacher changed topic few time topic in the right direction and it help very much for speaking.

Amber A. Amber A.

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