Hi there, I am glad to meet you. First of all, let me congratulate you on the decision to learn or improve a new language. In your case this is... Bulgarian. My country, Bulgaria, is a beautiful country with nice and hospitable people. It is an ancient land with a great history and rich culture. Having learned our language you will be able to get in touch freely with our good people and country. I come from the town of Vidin, Bulgaria. I am a qualified English and Bulgarian teacher. I graduated back in 1972 from Sofia University with an MA in English Philology and Bulgarian Philology as a second subject. Since then I have spent most of my professional career teaching Bulgarian students. First of all, we will have a 20-30-minute trial lesson during which we can get to know each other, set expectations towards the lessons and schedule the timetable. The next step is simple - we start learning the language of your choice! Cannot wait to meet you and help you on your journey to learn Bulgarian. Read more
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Hello, My name is Zlatko. I believe that learning Bulgarian online with me gives you the best of both worlds: fast progress and enjoyment.Taking... on the challenge to learn a new language is impressive. The reasons might be different. Some people give it a go because they just like new things. Others need to learn a new language because they are moving to a country where the language is spoken. Remember that whatever your reason is, it is your motivation that is the key to successful learning. Who am I and why to pick me: - online and face-to-face teaching experience: over 15 years helping hundreds of students achieve their language goals - flexibility: willing to tailor my techniques to both your interests and specific needs - patience and excellent listening skills - honesty and collaboration: let's build trust and consider our work as a partnership - native Bulgarian speaker with oustanding educational background - sense of humour Material All lessons are interlinked to promote better and more memorable learning, with the flexibility to pick out key sections to focus on certain language points. All language is clearly signposted and scaffolded so there is great clarity of progression of learning - students can really feel they are getting somewhere. In general, my teaching style includes, but is not limited to: - speaking practice through role-play activities - stotytelling and discussions - gap filling excercises - listening comprehension - vocabulary development - accent reduction How does that grab you? If interested, drop me a line and we will discuss your language goals and expectations. I OFFER a 15 MINUTE TRIAL LESSON TO DEMONSTRATE WHAT MY TEACHING METHOD LOOKS LIKE. Hope to see you soon. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of every lesson: 1. Review what you covered in your previous lesson. 2. Focus on things you had difficulty with. I will definitely go over them. 3. It is always a great idea to take notes during your lessons. It helps you stay more focused on what you are learning. 4. Feel free to ask me if anything has come up since your last lesson that you want clarification on. Your questions do not have to be prior lesson related, maybe you are just curious about how to say something. 5. Be sure you have completed your homework assignments. If you were not able to complete them, make notes about what stumped you. Were the instructions not clear enough, was the vocabulary beyond your level of comprehension, were the grammar rules too overwhelming, was there too much homework for the time you had planned to spend on it, and so on. 6. Contact me prior to your next lesson if there are any issues or changes you would like to make me aware of so I can have a chance to make changes to your learning plan. I look forward to seeing you in my lessons. Read more
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Hello! My name is Deborah! I am a language instructor. I teach Italian, English and Bulgarian. I have more than 10 years teaching... experience, both face-to-face and online to individual as well as to small and large groups. At the moment I am teaching Italian in a private school in Sofia, Bulgaria- where I lived for more than 10 years. I teach English to students ready to move to English speaking countries for work, and to students who need Еnglish for their career. I also prepare students for exams (KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE), and I offer language courses for communication and travelling purposes. I attended the College (tourism) in Lucca-Italy. I have a diploma in Secretarial and Business Administration from the South Kensington and Chelsea Collage in London- (I lived in London few years ago). I have a TEFL certificate -grade A. and an ECL certificate in Bulgarian C1 with 96/100. Therefore, I have a good knowledge of how languages work and I can provide my students with helpful insight. Teaching is my passion, and I am constantly in search for new methods to help my students to get through the challenges and the difficults when learning a new language. I am an enthusiastic, dedicated and adaptable teacher. I always use the communicative method in my teaching and I try to make my students feel comfortable by creating a funny and relaxed environment. I hope to see you soon in one of my classes! Read more
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My name is Monika and I am fluent Bulgarian and English speaker. I can help you to learn Bulgarian and/or English if you are a beginner or... if you want to prepare for your exams in Bulgarian grammar. I am passionate about languages because I found it easy to study languages in general. I took my final exam in Bulgarian grammar and literature with A. I also graduated Glasgow Caledonian University, which of course required IELTS.I would discribe myself as a very patient, supportive and highly motivated person. I don't like to put pressure on my students because the brain works better when the focus goes on the learning materials, not on the stress.I want to help everyone, who wants to learn Bulgarian and/or English without any struggle. Hope to see you soon. Здравейте, казвам се Моника и перфектно владея български и английски език. Мога да ти помогна да научиш български и/или английски, ако си начинаещ или да те подготвя за изпит по български език. Харесвам да уча езици, защото го намирам за нещо, с което се справям лесно. Средното си образование завърших с 5.80 на матурата по български език и литература. След него, завърших и бакалавър в Glasgow Caledonian University, който разбира се изискваше езиков изпит по английски - IELTS. Бих описала себе си като много спокоен, насърчителен и силно мотивиран човек. Не обичам да подлагам учениците си под напрежение, тъй като мозъкът работи по-добре, когато фокусът е насочен към учебната дейност, а не към стреса. Искам да помогна на всеки, който желае да научи български и/или английски без трудности. Надявам се да се видим скоро. Read more
Hello! My name is Emilia and I am an experienced language tutor and translator from/to Bulgarian, Spanish, English and Dutch. My biggest... passion are foreign languages and I have passed this passion to many of my students throughout the years. Despite the fact I have a Master's degree in Economics and International Business and I've worked few years as an economist, my heart always takes me back to my teaching and translation jobs. With more than 15 years of teaching experience, a great level of patience and dedication to my work, and a great number of happy students, I am here to help you learn Bulgarian, Spanish and Dutch at your own pace and convenience. Hope to hear from you soon! Best regards, Emilia Read more
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A native Bulgarian with profficient knowledge in English. Welcome here if you want to learn them in a fun and useful way.
I have a level 3 award in Education by YMCA, where I have planned and delivered a lesson on the topic Bulgarian alphabeth to English students.... On the other hand I am currently finishing my study in Bulgarian Linguistics and Literature at the Sofia's university. I spent a few years in England where I have been a Learning assistant for ESOL classes, which is teaching English as a second language. I also have a degree from University of Sheffield in Business Administration. Before starting the lessons we will have to do an assessment to see the level of the student. Once this is done and our goals are set, even if it is for a few lessons only, we will adapt the student centured methodology.The lessons will be interactive, with a participative style -grammer rules will be discussed, speaking , writing and vocabulary. For English -Cambridge books For Bulgarian- flipcards , cards with pictures and names in Bulgarian. Printed materials in regards to Bulgarian language. Lessons will be delivered in English or/and Bulgarian. Read more
My name is Plamenа ,i' m a French teacher. I speak also english and little spanish. My native language is bulgarian and i propose lessons in... bulgarian for foreigners. If you want to be my student i will be happy to teach you! Read more
Online lessons on Bulgarian and Russian. Start to speak from the very first lesson and enjoy the progress with every lesson
Hello everyone! My name is Tsvetana and I would like to share my passion about teaching foreign languages and having fun at the same time. I... work as a freelance English teacher in my free time since 2006. I would like to help as many people as possible to improve their English and enjoy communication with friends from all over the world. My students will be able to broaden their horizons and find more opportunities to study and live wherever they like. Join my class for an unforgettable educational experience :) Read more
1 Where I have learned English I started learning English in 1995, after my graduation from Sofia University, in a Suggestopedic course at the... same university. I was eager to acquire new learning/teaching methods and approaches, and Suggestopedia was among the most fascinating ones. That incredible Suggestopedic course gave me a mighty impuls to continue learning English and boosted my self-confidence so high that I started to use my newly acquired skills almost immediately; and shortly after, I found a new job requiring English command, e.g. using a lot of English sources for creating staff training and career guidance materials. Of course, English was not that widely spread in Bulgaria at that time, so English speakers were of high demand. That first Suggestopedic course, which I took in 1995, has also influenced all my English teaching/tutoring views and practice. Afterwards, I went through two more courses: one on-the-job in 2001, through my employer at that time, National Institute of Education, and the second and last one at Thanet College, England in 2004 (Advanced level +IELTS preparation course). At the end of the latter, I obtained my IELTS certificate, band 7.5 (International English Learning Testing System)/. And I have not stopped practicing, respectively improving my English ever since. Of course, between and during the aforementioned courses, there was a lot of self-study. I also intensively practiced it at work, including as a member of international teams within European Union programmes . 2 My methods I am learner-centred and help people learn as naturally as possible. My way of English tutoring is influenced by Suggestopedia, which I have experienced myself as a learner, as well as by the language acquisition hypothesis by Stephen Krashen. Three are the main pillars that I rely on as a tutor: good interpersonal communication; taking advantage of the omnipresent ICT; and contextual learning. 2.1 Interpersonal Communication: I have got on-the job training and 7-year experience in career guidance, including communication skills, and take advantage of them to help (facilitate) your English learning. My tutorials are learner-centred, i.e. they are based on your individual needs, and are also conversational, interactive, and also in a positive and friendly atmosphere of mutual respect. 2.2 Taking Advantage of ICT I am striving to seamlessly merge everyday life with English learning through ICT, i.e. in the tutorials, we employ ICT in the way we do it daily, while at the same time, each of us may learn from each other new ways of using ICT, respectively new applications. ICT is our communication media, and also provide us with a large range of content to choose from, i.e. texts and stories as well as grammar and drilling (exercising) materials. You can pick what is meaningful for you, thus co-creating your English course. ICT also gives us more and more sophisticated ways of self-expression and creativity both during and beyond our learning interactions. 2.3 Contextual learning. You learn English contextually, i.e. through a lot of references to your own life experience and environment, on one hand, and on another hand, through fiction, be it literature and films/videos or stories thought up by us. Storytelling is one of my beloved methods as a tutor. 3 What my students will learn You will advance in general English and especially in the topics of highest interest to you, since the course is tailor-made and we will be shaping the content together;You will gain self-confidence for practical application of your language skills in your life;Your language learning motivation will be kept strong and even boosted;You will try and learn a range of language learning strategies and techniques, which can help you become an independent language learner. 4 My English teaching experience I have been teaching English since 2013 in private language centres as well as by providing online English tutorials myself. My English teaching practice is based on the sound background of two Master’s degrees: in Pedagogy and in Cultural Heritage & Tourism. I have also got more than 25 years of practice in non-formal education and lifelong learning including seven years in vocational guidance (with focus on staff training), as well as 15+ years in European project work (EU grants in the fields of Professional Education, Citizenship, Youth).It has contributed to broadening and enriching my perspective as an English teacher/tutor to a great extent. English teaching qualification: - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 150 hours from Arizona State University. Actually, I am just before completing it, with two intermediate certificates already obtained Read more
I’d love to walk you through the shortcuts! Relationship, money, business, news words, science, lifestyle, grammar, games, military topics and... language at the movies in my lessons for you! Message me what are your interests. I’m an international online teacher and linguist, I’m a certified tutor and Master of Arts in Languages with 15 years of experience in teaching Bulgarian and English. I speak many languages. I love to teach! Super tips for exams: “Did you hear about the cat that took a shortcut?” “It was a real cheetah.” I cannot wait to get to know you. Why would you like to speak a foreign language? Message me and let's get started! Read more
Hello! My name is Dona and I was born and raised in Bulgaria. I graduated economics in 2018 and I am currently living in the United Kingdom and... that's where I obtained my TEFL certificate. I have one year of experience teaching children. I am very dedicated to my students and always doing my best to be helpful and efficient. I am looking forward to meeting you all and help you start speaking English! Read more
Hello, My name is Desislava and I am here to help you develop your English or Bulgarian language skills. I am very experienced in using both of... the languages proficiently in academic, professional, and everyday settings. I have experience in teaching both English and Bulgarian. I try to tailor my teaching style according to the needs of the student. I believe that communication is key and creating a friendly and relaxing environment is the best way to bring out the best of both the student and the teacher. Including information about the culture and the way of living in the countries, where the language is spoken, is also something that I practice in my teaching. Culture shapes language and giving background on the societies in which it is spoken helps students understand it and speak it better themselves. I am friendly and understanding and the people I have tutored in the past have not only achieved great results on their exams, but we have also become friends in the process. I am dedicated and adaptable and I am happy to work with my students to find the style of teaching that suits their needs the most. Do not hesitate to contact me with any inquiries! Desi Read more
Greek and Bulgarian for everyone via English! Bulgarian via Greek and English. Greek via Bugarian and English. Do not hesitate to contact me for... more details. Read more
Hello, My name is Antoniya. I am very pleased to introduce myself and offer my teaching services to you. After I lived/worked for 13 years in... the United Kingdom I came back to my home country Bulgaria, and would like to start teaching. I have a Master's degree in International Economic Relations, and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), Level C2. Bulgarian is my mother tongue and would be more than happy to share my knowledge with all my prospective students. Before we start we can set up half an hour trial lesson where we can discuss your needs, and what you would like to achieve. It will be great if after that you decide to carry on with the lessons. I have experience in teaching adults/children online using Skype, and I can honestly say it works better that way, as both sides are rather flexible and more relaxed. I am just starting in the CoLanguage platform and appreciate your trust in me. Thank you! Read more
It is a great pleasure meeting you all. My name is Ivanina. I hold a TEFL and TESOL certificates and a Master`s degree in Linguistics and... Translation/ English/Bulgarian teacher. I have been teaching adult learners and junior students online ranging in age from five to seventy-five. I have four years of business experience and a passionate interest in teaching business English/business Bulgarian, general spoken and English/Bulgarian for travelling as well. I love preparing my students for job interviews and making presentations. I am capable of helping adult learners to improve their listening skills and to boost their speaking skills. I love to assist my students in solidifying their grammar and to enhance their pronunciation. I always use a lot of props and TPR techniques (facial expressions, body language, hand gestures), as well as puppets, flashcards, ManyCam, realia in order to draw anyone`s attention and model my instructions. I also like using colourful pictures and videos appropriate to the lesson. I always try to establish great interaction, excellent rapport and to create long-lasting memories. I do my best to make my class fun and enjoyable place where the learning process is interesting and innovative. I am kind, courteous, reliable, trustworthy, patient and a first-rate people person. I have access to various advanced teaching materials from which my students can benefit and progress considerably. Come and book your first lesson with me. You will not regret it! What are you waiting for :)? Read more
(For SPANISH below) About me I studied Spanish Philology at the Sofia University and the University of Valencia and I just finished my... Master’s Degree in Theatre Creation at the Carlos III University in Madrid. I’ve been living in Spain for the last 4 years and I´ve been teaching Bulgarian and Spanish to foreigners since my early student years. I have a diploma for a professional language teacher and I did a specialization in Pedagogy during my Bachelor´s studies. I worked for two years in a language academy teaching Spanish. I also work as a freelanced translator from Bulgarian to Spanish and vice versa and a playwright which is my career goal for the future. Мethodology The fact that I know in depth three languages from different language families gives me the possibility the compare them in all their aspects and offer an associative, comparative and logical learning. As an artist, I sometimes adapt theatre and musical techniques for teaching purposes and I work with a lot of materials from real life (articles, songs, television) which make the learning process more natural by escaping from the “artificial” content which most of the text books contain. I always adapt my approaches to the needs, interests, purposes and ways of thinking and learning of my students. My classes are for all levels, ages and objectives. SPANISH Experiencia Soy licenciada en Filología Hispánica de la Universidad de Sofía y la Universidad de Valencia y acabo de terminar un Máster en Creación teatral en la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Llevo viviendo ya cuatro años en España y dando clases de búlgaro a españoles y de español a búlgaros desde mis primeros años universitarios. Tengo capacitación profesional de profesora y estudié Pedagogía como especialización durante mi carrera. Colaboro como profesora sustituta en una academia de lenguas en los últimos dos años. También trabajo como traductora del español al búlgaro y viceversa de textos técnicos y dramaturgia. Metodología El hecho de conocer en profundidad los dos idiomas me da la posibilidad de compararlos en todos sus aspectos y proponer un aprendizaje asociativo y lógico. Como artista aplico muchas técnicas teatrales, musicales y materiales de la vida real (partes de noticias, televisión) que hacen que el aprendizaje de la lengua sea más natural, escapando de esa manera de los ejercicios en la mayoría de los casos ¨artificiales¨ que proponen los libros de enseñanza. Siempre y cuando esta metodología coincide con la manera de estudiar y aprender del estudiante. Mis clases están dirigidas a todos los niveles, edades y propósitos por los que se estudia la lengua. Read more
Dear all, Teaching is something that I am very passionate about. I have become very interested and fascinated by languages throughout the years,... thanks to my travelling experience and all those international people that I have got the chance to meet. Languages have become an inherent part of my life, and I think that their proper, correct and adequate application is the critical factor in our every day conversations and interactions and of course, being that valid for our business and official communications. You can achieve everything, if you are a good communicator, pragmatic, capable of understanding others thoroughly and being conscious of the common linguistic techniques. I have got an master in Semiotics, linguistics and advertisement in English that only came about as a consequence deriving from my interests in linguisitics and communication. My experience and academic education in languages has to do with: DELE C1 in Spanish; CAE in English; teaching workshops with British Council and Secretary of Education in Colombia; Masters of Semiotics and linguistics (in English) and two years of teaching experience (one year and three months in Bogota, Colombia and nine months in Sofia, Bulgaria). I consider myself a persistent, straighforward, responsible, innovative, resourceful and funny person. My direct style is a unique combination of entertaining approaches, (sometimes more easygoing elements) and at the same time rigorous and demanding touch that have proven in my experience to be very successful for my teaching methodology. Furthermore, the most important aspects of my approach are: the successful communication carried out on a daily basis; the innovative, but classic approaches as well; the constant and everlasting desire for improving and learning new things; and my result-oriented flexibility and ability to adapt to other people´s ideas, styles and mindsets. My approach and main focus are on: Communication, soft skills and more effective and proper application of languagesApplication of grammarPragmaticsTechniques on how to improve learning processesIf you like my ideas and methodology, I am on here! Be ready to experience something different, but give the best of yourself as well! Be game to try! Read more
Hi there, Originally, I am from Bulgaria but I've been living in the UK for a few years now. I have experience teaching Bulgarian, Dutch, and... English. I love teaching 1-1 as well as in group settings. I simply love the energy of teaching a foreign language to students... and to my partner who is British and wants to learn Bulgarian as well :) I would love to connect with you and hear more about yourself and what is it you need from a language lesson. My lessons are very personalised and we will definitely have fun! I place a huge emphasis on speaking as it often a difficult first step for students - and it does not have to be! Looking forward to your messages. Ivelina Read more
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