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Maria James

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Englisch
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Englisch
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Spricht

Englisch
Muttersprachler
,
Französisch
A2
,
Spanisch
A2

Über Mich

I'm a native English speaker, born and raised in New York. I have lived in New York, London, Sussex in the UK, Surrey in the UK, Sydney and the Gold Coast in Australia and most recently in Las Vegas. I have travelled to China, Kazakhstan, Holland, Sweden, Denmark and Greece. I home educated my 2 daughters from the ages of 4 and 3 until they entered university at 16.
I have a Bachelor's degree in biology and a TEFL certificate.
My teaching style is adaptive, in that I take my lead from my student. Children have different needs from teenagers or adults, beginners need much more encouragement and stimulation than advanced learners. My approach to language learning is a holistic one, as is my philosophy on life in general. Learning a language is much more complex than simply memorising grammar rules and vocabulary; it involves conversation practice, listening skills, constant practice and a fun and interactive method to learning new concepts. I strive to make my lessons fun while still giving my students a comprehensive knowledge of my language.

Lehrkraftstatistiken

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timetablevor 2 Jahren
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Zeitplan

Lehrerfahrung

Grundkenntnisse
Fortgeschrittener Anfänger
Selbständige Sprachverwendung
Fachkundige Sprachkenntnisse
Ausgezeichnete Kenntnisse
American English
British English
Irish English

Lebenslauf

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1982 - 1986
BSc Biology
Fordham University - Bronx New York
Bachelor's Degree in Biology

briefcaseArbeitserfahrung

2018 - 2018
ESL Teacher
First Future - Home Based (company in China)
Online English teacher
2018 - 0
Private English language tutor
Private - Home Based (Las Vegas)
Private hourly lessons to various students via Skype
2018 - 0
ESL Teacher
BOXFISH English - Home Based (company in China)
Review class teacher to Chinese children via Boxfish mobile app
2018 - 0
ESL Teacher
Cambly Inc. - Home Based (company in USA)
Online English conversation teacher on Cambly app
2018 - 0
ESL Teacher
Preply - Home Based (company in USA)
Online English teacher giving hourly lessons to students through Preply platform

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1990 - 1990
TEFL Certificate
International House, London - London, UK
TEFL