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Laura Baker

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Englisch
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Spricht

Englisch
Muttersprachler
,
Französisch
C2
,
Mandarin
B2
,
Deutsch
A2
,
Spanisch
A1
,
Portugiesisch
,
Amerikanische Zeichensprache

Über Mich

Hello! My name is Laura Baker and I am an English teacher from the United States.

A little about me:

-I began teaching English in 2008 in Taipei, Taiwan.

-I have more than a decade (10 years) of experience teaching adult conversation classes, Business English.

-I love to travel and have lived more than nine years abroad in France, Germany, Taiwan and Brazil.

-I am passionate about learning languages. In my free time, I study Mandarin Chinese, French, Portuguese, German and American Sign Language.

What is class like?

-I believe class needs to be student-centered and fun. That means class is built around your goals, needs and interests.

-I want you to feel engaged and comfortable in class so that you can practice with confidence. Don't worry about making mistakes! They are proof that you are learning something new.

-According to your goals and needs, class will focus on one or a mix of the following skills: grammar, pronunciation and intonation, vocabulary, spoken fluency, reading, writing and listening.

-Class activities will include a mix of exercises, games, questions, discussions, role-playing activities, listening exercises, pronunciation practices, short presentations, and more...the possibilities are endless!

If you have any questions about class, please let me know. Thanks for reading my profile, and I look forward to meeting you online soon!

Lehrkraftstatistiken

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timetablevor 5 Jahren
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class2 485
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Zeitplan

Lehrerfahrung

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

Lebenslauf

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2003 - 2007
B.A. in French Studies
Smith College - Northampton, MA, USA

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2015
English Language Teacher/Consultant
Online! - Vermont, USA
Leading one-on-one and small group conversation lessons online; Building language learning plans and techniques with students; IELTS/TOEFL/CELPIP test preparation practice; Coaching in Business English
2013 - 2015
English Teacher
Centro Educacional Leonardo da Vinci - Vitoria, Brazil
Taught kindergarten classes of 20 Portuguese-speaking students in bi-lingual program.
2008 - 2012
English for Specific Purposes Teacher
Kojen American English School - Taipei City, Taiwan
Taught lessons catered to students' specific language needs. This included company English classes, group conversation classes and private tutoring for students of all ages and levels.
2009 - 2012
English Teacher
Kojen American English School - Taipei City, Taiwan
Taught kindergarten classes of 18 Chinese-speaking students in an English immersion program.