Hello! Welcome to Verbling. My name is Matthew. I am an experienced English teacher with over 1,500 teaching hours, both on and offline. I am originally from Canada and have a B.A in Communications and Diploma in TESOL/ESL/TEFL.
At this time I teach conversational English to intermediate and advanced students. I love to teach English for travel, relationships, business or academics. Whatever your goal is, I am here to ensure that you achieve success.
1. You schedule a lesson.
2. We discuss your interests and identify an English education goal.
3. You begin learning English right away through friendly conversation and comprehension exercises.
Some of my hobbies and interests include:
• Travel and Adventure
• Yoga and Meditation
How about you? I look forward to learning more about you!
Teaching student-focused English education lessons to help language learners improve speaking and writing, while building confidence and having fun!
2016 - 2016
Oxford Seminars - Halifax, Canada
Intensive 100+ hour English education course for teachers. This program offered case studies and in-depth English analysis to prepare teachers to work domestically or internationally as English educators.
2011 - 2016
B.A in Media, Information and Technoculture
Western University - London, Canada
Focus in Media Studies, Communication, Digital Literacy and Critical Cultural Theory.
2017 - 2017
APAX English - Hanoi, Vietnam
Deliver student-centered English education curriculum to students age 6-16. Utilize interactive smartboard technology and other tools to create a multimedia learning environment that promotes creative thinking.
2016 - 2017
Avalon English - Busan, South Korea
Lead students through a quality English education curriculum with a focus on reading, writing, speaking and listening. Developed lesson plans by tailoring content to meet student needs and comprehension levels.
2014 - 2015
Emergence Festival - London, Canada
Produced arts and cultural festival to showcase the work of established and emerging artists from Southern Ontario. Engaged 100+ attendees, negotiated international keynote contract and managed marketing campaign.
2015 - 2015
Digital Marketing Coordinator
Eye Buy Art - Toronto, Canada
Collaborated with Director and Marketing Manager to develop, administrate and implement marketing initiatives online. Conducted market research, wrote copy and managed social media accounts across multiple platforms.
2014 - 2015
Growing Chef’s Ontario! - London, Canada
Coordinated youth-focused educational workshops on nutrition, farming and food production.