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4.97/5

Hi, welcome to my profile!
My name is Alessia and I currently live in Italy. I lived some years in America where I deepened my knowledge of English and American dialects. I am currently specializing in the Spanish and German. In all these years I have given private lessons of Italian, English, Spanish and Japanese, at the moment the most required language. Regarding Japanese, I had the opportunity to experience the teaching of the language in an American College with a native Japanese teacher, implementing the method that they themselves use to learn their language. I will help you in a simple way; conversation is really important to learn a language and even more a good method. No days spent on textbooks are needed, constancy and fun during lessons are the most important part for learning. You will see the results immediately! I am patient, flexible and I will adapt in all ways to your personal needs. I'll wait for you on my profile for the trial lesson and discover an easy and fun method to learn a language as soon as possible.

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4/5

Communication

5/5

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5/5

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4/5

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4/5
4.4/5

The teacher is always on time and uses perfect learning materials to learn the language. Very prepared in what she teaches and in the way she does it; very useful lessons!

Translated by Google Translate

Alessia T. Alessia T.

Thank you Hilary!

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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
5/5

Hi! My name is Elisabetta, I’m from Italy and I can provide professional Italian, Spanish and English language lessons for all levels. I am an open and friendly person, but also very rigorous with my job and I expect my students be the same, that is positive and committed. The language course I am offering will be tailored to your specific needs and we’ll together find the best way to reach your goal: learn a new language and enjoying while doing it!

 

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

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5/5

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5/5
5/5

Elisabetta is a teacher who manages to convey love for her work. It follows you on your path of growth and strongly supports you. He follows different teaching methods according to the needs and priorities of the moment. Punctual, precise and super helpful. That's what I was looking for! Thanks

Translated by Google Translate

Elisabetta S. Elisabetta S.

Thank you very much dear, I send you a hug :)

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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
5/5

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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Teaching methodology

4/5

Communication

4/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

Learning materials

4/5
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

Communication

4/5

Punctuality

5/5

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5/5

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4/5
4.4/5

Dear Sir/ Mam

My name is Monesh Nankoo. I am an I.T specialist/ Teacher. I am writing to show my keen interest for the position at your organization. I have completed my Bachelor's degree in Computer Science as well as my TEFL/ TESOL English master course. I do have several other qualifications in the field of I.T and logistics with are stated on my Resume.
I am a capable person along with excellent communication skills. I assure you that I will prove myself to be a valuable employee. I possess the necessary qualities needed to persevere such as adaptability, integrity and I am self-motivated.
I am really good at learning quickly and efficiently. I want to work at your company because I feel I could definitely add quality to the work that you do. I would love to work with you to achieve a greater reputation for your organization.
My future plans are to gain more experience in the field of Education or Information Technology to enhance my career.

Thank you for taking your time to review my application. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Yours sincerely,
Monesh Nankoo
Contact details:
Skype: moneshnankoo
Line: moneshnankoo
WeChat: Monesh_Nankoo
Email: Moneshnankoo@gmail.com
Alternative email: Moneshnankoo@hotmail.com
Mobile number: 0813307660/ 068 099 0519
Country: South Africa

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Monesh is a very enthusiastic and patient teacher. He is very well-organized and a native English speaker from South Africa.

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

Monesh N. Monesh N. ZA

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5/5

Communication

5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5
5/5

My way of teaching is based on my over 30 years of experience. After spending many years providing my students with a lot of grammar rules I decided to start providing them with the necessary tools that support them in breaking down both linguistic and psychological barriers, improving their confidence, building the correct communication code of the language thus lowering frustration and increasing motivation.

My students are happy with such method as they enjoy each and every lesson and never feel under pressure.

I want English to be learnt naturally with the right commitment but with no frustration.

I love my job and I am totally committed to what I do, while continuously working on new material and on finding the best way to keep my students engaged.

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

4/5

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4/5
4.6/5

Patricia has over 30 years of teaching experience. She is very passionate about her job and is eager to help you study. She is very kind and patient. Furthermore, she has written her own English book and teaches very interactive classes.

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

Patricia ann W. Patricia ann W. GB

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5/5

Communication

5/5

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5/5

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4/5

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4/5
4.6/5

Good day there...

My name is Teresa (Teacher Tess), and I live in South Africa

I manage an afterschool care centre called “The Lighthouse”
I care for 3 – 6 year old's in the afternoons
Having taught children of various ages over the years before this, I have decided that this is my favourite age group. They are so loving and not afraid to show how they feel.
I love having fun playing games with them, doing crafts and telling stories.
I have built meaningful relationships with many of them. I look forward to seeing them each day as they run up to say hello and give me a big hug.
I also love to see their smiling faces at the end of the day when they go home because then I know I’ve done a good job in keeping them happy.

I have spent most of my career studying education and tutoring children.
I volunteered in High school with SMILE Education to teach English to African pupils.
I worked for a number of years tutoring maths for KUMON Education. I tutored maths privately.
I worked for a time teaching high school maths.
So I have worked with many many children over the years.

My qualifications specific to the requirements of this position would be my National Certificate in Early Childhood Development as well as my Certificate in the Principles of Developmental Psychology, both of which I obtained through INTEC College.
I have also recently completed a 168 hour TEFL qualification.

My style of teaching is one where I try to keep the students motivated, to be sensitive to their needs and most importantly to observe and listen to them carefully to make sure they understand.

Methods i use include:
TPR (Total Physical Response) - this is using a lot of body language and gestures to emphasize meaning.
Colourful Props - to keep the child's attention.
Reward systems - to motivate participation.
Games and songs - to make the lesson fun

I absolutely love what I do and would love to meet you and embark on this exciting journey through the English language with your treasured child.

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Teresa was so polite, knowledgeable and well prepared. She made the lesson super fun for my son, and he learnt so much even though it was such a short time. Well done on recruiting such a gem!

Teresa C. Teresa C. ZA

It was such a pleasure giving a lesson to Ethan. I'm so glad it was thoroughly enjoyed.

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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
5/5

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

Communication

4.5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

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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5/5

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5/5

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5/5

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5/5
5/5

-About Me

Hi! My name is Daniel. I'm 26 years old and I currently live in Seville, Spain. I have been teaching Spanish for 4 years now because I love to teach my language and culture to others. I'm interested in movies, especially french cinema of Nouvelle Vague, literature and music of all genres.

-Me as a Teacher

I graduated in Hispanic Philology with a master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language at University of Sevilla with more than 3 years of experience teaching Spanish to students from different nationalities, countries, ages and levels (from absolutely begginer to C2).

I have worked with USA and Erasmus university students, refugees with any knowledge of Spanish, British, Chinese or Koreans students, among others. For doing that I have prepared personalized lessons based on the needs and interests of the students.

Also, I’m an official DELE Examiner certified by Instituto Cervantes who has helped a lot of students to get their Spanish level certificated in different levels.

-My Lessons & Teaching Style

-Very communicative lessons adapted to the needs and interests of my students.
-Personalised lessons based on each student and their goals.
-Lessons about conversation, gramar, culture…
-My main goal is to help you to speak Spanish with confidence and fluently.
-Access to all the material used.

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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
4.2/5

Daniel has over 4 years of teaching experience. He has experience in teaching online, offline and to people from all different cultural backgrounds. He teaches all levels from A1 to C2. Furthermore, he has a broad variety of learning materials available for each level. You will surely learn a lot from him!

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

Daniel G. Daniel G. 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
4.2/5

Hi!
I'm Emma, I'm originally from London but have lived in many countries around the world, and currently live in Italy. I have learnt foreign languages myself, so I can empathise with your every concern about learning a new language!
I speak english with a very clear British accent, and I have much experience with all levels of english learners, from beginners to advanced, from young children to retired adults, online and in person.
Just let me know your needs and language goals, and I will help you!

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Emma is a very good teacher, she is helpful and patient. She helped me to prepare for B2 English exam. She improved my pronunciation and my vocabulary and she understood what I needed.

Emma F. Emma F. GB

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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
5/5

Hello! My name is Lucille and I’m from South Africa. I’m a fun and adaptable tutor who is able to adjust my teaching method according to the focus and needs of every individual student. I have 120hr TEFL certification and 4 years of experience in teaching children of all ages as well as adults. I’m a former actress, dancer, musician and makeup artist. My lessons are a warm and friendly environment where students are able to freely express themselves and are able to ask me questions at any time.

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Lucille is an enthusiastic teacher. She has 4 years of teaching experience. She has taught to children and adults. Furthermore, she is eager to help you learn English!

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

Lucille V. Lucille V. ZA

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Experienced Dutch lecturer for study and work in the Netherlands

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4.92/5

Communication

4.98/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

4.79/5

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4.92/5
4.92/5

Monique is very good and very patient teacher! It is always fun to have a lesson with her! I really love it

Monique M. Monique M.

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Well done on making the first step to learning English! It is a fantastic addition to your professional or personal profile. I started my journey as an actress, I moved quickly into the world of Education finding my passion in early childhood development. I am a qualified teacher and have been working in international schools for many years. I recently acquired my TEFL certificate allowing me to expand my horizons and teach online. I grew up in Hong Kong before moving back to England. I have lived in Portugal for the last year teaching Portuguese and French children, I loved the diversity and felt I wanted to teach adults too. Since then I have been tutoring online which has given me the chance to meet people from all over the world and help them on their language journey in a comfortable and open environment. I am married to a Frenchman so I have basic understanding of French and I have a French tutor myself!

I usually test the level at the beginning and then plan with the students the goals they want to achieve. After that with every lesson I check progress and points to review with the help of a log to have a clear plan in every lesson. I believe it is VERY important for the teacher and student to share a positive connection and for both parties to feel comfortable. Drop me an email to make the booking!

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Teaching methodology

5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Samantha is a fantastic teacher, she clearly has lots of experience and I felt an instant connection with her. I have been looking for the right person to help me with my spoken English and I believe we will be a good fit when I am ready to book more lessons. Thanks Samantha I cant wait to start learning with you,

Samantha L. Samantha L.

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5/5

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5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Hello, my name is Corinne and I am a qualified ESL English teacher from England. I have been teaching in classrooms and online for over 3 years and I have many satisfied students.

My lessons are student-centred and usually take place on Skype. I treat every student as an individual and tailor my lessons to meet their goals. I use a variety of text books and free online resources including exercises, articles and videos. I usually give out a little homework at the end of each lesson to reinforce what we have done together.

In your first lesson, we will discuss your needs and check your current level. From this, we can decide what sort of lessons will suit you the best. Perhaps you struggle with grammar and sentence structure? Perhaps you need to practice English for a specific purpose, like understanding lectures, making phone calls at work, or travelling? Or perhaps you need a structured course so that you can learn English step by step?

Whatever you need, I’m here to help. I see it as my job to make you feel safe, build your confidence and make your lessons enjoyable. I look forward to hearing from you and to helping you on your path to speaking better English. Book your first lesson now and let’s get started.

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4.9/5

Communication

4.98/5

Punctuality

4.99/5

Internet connection

4.97/5

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4.94/5
4.96/5

I learn a lot during my lessons with Corinne and I recommend her a lot! She is a fantastic teacher and a really sympathic person. I like her very much.

Corinne P. Corinne P. GB

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

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5/5
5/5

Tired of grammar and all the rules that "help" you speak and hear in English? Then, after months/years of study, YOU STILL CAN'T DO EITHER to your satisfaction? Make no mistake, this is not a "miracle course" and you WILL be required to put in the time. However, that does not mean gruelling hours learning ridiculous rules. On the other hand, it DOES mean a lot of time listening, speaking and expanding the four major skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. And believe me....THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR HARD WORK, IF APPLIED TO THE PROPER SKILLS. Join me in my proven method to get you into an advanced i.e. beyond your current level, of English. We will learn the 4 basic skills but most of all - CRITICAL THINKING. So, if YOU are ready, if YOU will take the time, if YOU put in the work, I have the means to get you to the next level of English. See you in class!

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5/5

Communication

5/5

Punctuality

5/5

Internet connection

5/5

Learning materials

5/5
5/5

Carl is an experienced teacher. He provides personalized lessons and learning materials. He teaches all ages.

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

Carl O. Carl O. US

Thanks Mei-Lin, it was a joy having you in class.

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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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