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My name is Alex from Cambridge, England. I am a qualified teacher with a Bachelors degree, Cambridge CELTA teaching qualification and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. I have been teaching since 2013 and have an additional 5 years international business experience in London.
Why do you want to improve your English? Book a trial lesson and I will create a lesson for your requirements. The class is about you, so I want to know about your interests and motivations for improving your language skills.
Every lesson is fun, dynamic, topical, created to each student's specific needs and taught to a range of students with different levels and nationalities.
I teach: business English, general English, conversational English, legal English, job interview preparation, presentation / networking / phone / email skills, grammar, fluency, pronunciation and IELTS preparation.
Book a trial lesson today and let's work together to take your English to the next level!
Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - Distinction
University of Nottingham - Nottingham, United Kingdom
2014 - 2014
Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)
Cambridge University - London, United Kingdom
2004 - 2007
B.A. Events Management
Leeds Beckett University - Leeds, United Kingdom
Major international event planning
1997 - 2004
The Queen Elizabeth Royal Free Grammar School
Spalding, United KIngedom
Formal education prior to university
The Language Grid - Europe
Working online with international business consultants to optimise their language and communication skills
2017 - 2018
International Council - Milan, Italy
Managed didactic aspects of the school which included: designing course programs, conducting linguistic evaluations and training new teachers,
2016 - 2017
British School Verbania - Milan, Italy
Taught English to a variety of students, including: adults, business professionals, primary and secondary students. Responsible for designing individual and group lessons to meet a diverse range of needs. Additionally, preparing students for Cambridge Preliminary, First, Advanced and IELTS examinations.
2015 - 2016
St. Louis International School - Milan, Italy
Planned, resourced and delivered 'English as an additional language' (EAL) lessons for primary school students, following the English national curriculum. I was responsible for the linguistic progress of approximately two hundred key stage 2 students with a range of language abilities.
2013 - 2015
Inlingua - Milan, Italy
Planned and delivered English courses to a range of students via group and individual lessons focussing on the improvement of: grammar, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading and writing. Monitored learning outcomes and tailored lessons to student requirements.
2008 - 2012
Emergency planning officer
St. John Ambulance - London, United Kingdom
Major international event planning: London 2012 olympics, Hyde Park music concerts, London Marathon, H.M Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
2007 - 2008
Hyder Consulting - London, United Kingdom
Coordinated management projects on behalf of local authorities in London, aimed at improving environmental sustainability.