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Peter MacGibbon

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Englisch
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16
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166
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Englisch
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Spricht

Englisch
Muttersprachler
,
Französisch
B2
,
Spanisch
B1

Über Mich

Hi, I’m Peter from Canada and I teach English.

My qualifications are a Bachelor of Education degree specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language, and many years of work experience with language learners here in Canada, and overseas as well. Since 2019, I've taught over 2,200 English classes online to clients in Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia... all over the world!

Whether online or in-person, I believe contextual learning is extremely important: my clients need to be engaged as active and spontaneous users of the target language, which naturally includes expressing emotions and humour. I use video clips or short news articles to build vocabulary, elevate conversational skills, and increase your exposure to real-world English.

I enjoy helping learners speak English fluently, including pronunciation and accent perfection. In this respect, you can think of the Canadian English accent as a perfect balance between British and American English… perfect for the international learner!

I love travelling and always appreciate meeting people from other countries and different cultures. I speak French and conversational-level Spanish. I also really enjoy music, reading, and films. Hobbies are often good discussion topics to begin our sessions with.

I look forward to working with you in providing the highest quality online language-learning experience.

This is Peter from Canada saying, “Bye for now!”

Lehrkraftstatistiken

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Zeitplan

Lehrerfahrung

Anfänger / Anfängerin
Grundkenntnisse
Fortgeschritten
Selbstständige Sprachverwendung
Fachkundige Sprachkenntnisse
Ausgezeichnete Kenntnisse
American English
British English
Canadian English

Lebenslauf

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1990 - 1991
BEd in TESL
Brock University - Ontario, Canada
Bachelor of Education focusing exclusively on Teaching English as Second Language
1977 - 1982
BA in English
Trent University - Ontario, Canada
English Literature and History studies

briefcaseArbeitserfahrung

2019 - 2019
Online English Language Teacher
Voxy.com - Quebec, Canada
Teaching groups and individuals live via videoconferencing (worldwide - especially Latin America and Southeast Asia)
1993 - 1999
Online Education Coordinator
CEGEP Heritage College - Quebec, Canada
Planning, development, and distance delivery of college programs for indigenous students in the Far North of Canada.
1989 - 1999
ESL Instructor & Administrator for Business, Academic, and Social Purposes
ELS International, Heritage College, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, and many other teaching contracts - Ontario & Quebec in Canada, Malaysia & Thailand
ESL teaching, program development, administration (various contracts)
1992 - 1993
Academic Director
ELS International - Malaysia
Program Development, Teacher Training & Coordination, Teaching Young Adults

diploma_2Zertifizierungen

2007 - 2007
Scholarship for Excellence and Innovative Practice in Adult Education
Quebec Association for Adult Learning (QAAL) - Montreal, Quebec
In recognition for outstanding achievement in creating resources for adults and children with learning disabilities
2000 - 2000
Prix Pedagogica Award for innovative use of learning technologies
Heritage College / VirezNet Exposition - Gatineau, Quebec
Educational award for innovative use of learning technologies