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Deborah, OET, Medical and Legal

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English
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561
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English
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561

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English
Native
,
Italian
B1
,
Spanish
A1

About Me

Learn Medical English, and prepare for the OET exam in context, with an OET qualified, and experienced English teacher of 10 years, and British Medical Professional of 20 years.

Over the past 4 years, I have successfully prepared students for the OET exam, and taught English to healthcare professionals for 10 years. I am a Native English speaker with a standard British accent, and hold the internationally recognized Cambridge CELTA qualification.

( PLEASE NOTE I DO NOT OFFER, OET EXAM PREP, ADVICE, OR ASSESSMENT IN A TRIAL LESSON. )

In addition, over the last 7 years I have gained legal experience, in areas such as Civil Law, Human Rights, Personal Injury Litigation, GDPR, Medical Negligence, Trademark, Intellectual Property, and Company Law. For law professionals who wish to expand their legal English, or prepare for the TOLES, SQE exams. I am a registered TOLES training centre.

Professional Development:
OET official exam training.
British Council.
Cambridge English teacher.
TOLES training centre.

Areas of specialism:
- Preparation for the OET exam at short notice.
- Business/professional English.
- Medical English.
- Legal English.
- English for psychologists, counsellors, psychiatrists.
- Effective communication.
- Expanding vocabulary.
- Confidence building.
- Professional Interview preparation, including to Universities.
- Preparation for USMLE, PLAB 2, OSCE, MRCP Exams.
- Interview preparation for medical professionals, NHS, America.
- Support, orientation, settling into the UK clinical environment.
- Wellbeing for study, exam preparation, practice.
- Dealing with workplace bullying.

My clinical experience is extensive in the UK healthcare environment, though predominantly frontline, acute medical, A&E and across all medical and surgical disciplines. However, I also have many years of experience in non acute settings, chronic disease treatment, management, and mental health, in particular trauma.

I am also a qualified yoga teacher, with experience in mental health, trauma recovery, personal develoment, growth. As a result, I now teach and practice wellbeing.

I utilize this knowledge in my language teaching, to aid your learning, manage exam stress, to help achieve the outcome you desire, and prepare you for the challenges you will face in practice. I have a holistic approach to teaching.

I am available at short notice, to suit the schedules of the professionals I teach. Please contact me, if you require me to add more availability, or you wish to book a lesson within the next 12 hours.

- Lesson are built around your needs and learning objectives. I set achievable targets that help build your confidence, and competence in the areas of English you wish to learn.

- I offer a supportive learning environment that hopefully keeps you motivated and inspired.

- You will receive continuous feedback on you progress.

- You will get to learn language in context, in other words be able to use it in real life situations that are relevant to your life.

- I create and deliver lessons tailored to your learning style. Whether that be auditory, visual or kinesthetic.

- I offer a holistic approach to teaching

Teacher Stats

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Schedule

Résumé

schoolEducation

2022
OET Writing Standardization for Medicine
OET Offcial - Online
Grading students writing against the exam critieria
2022
OET Speaking Standardization for Medicine
OET Official - Online
Grading students speaking against the exam critieria
2018
Diploma in Yoga
Freelance Yoga Teacher - present
2018 - 2018
Anatomy and Physiology.
2014 - 2017
Degree
Plymouth University - Plymouth
Bsc Professional Development in Nursing
1999 - 2002
Diploma in Adult Nursing

briefcaseWork Experience

2018
Online Language Teacher
SAYABC - Bejing, China.
Teaching 5-12 years olds. From beginners to pre intermediate.
2012 - 2019
Teacher
Mountlands Language School - Exmouth, Devon, UK
Teaching 14 -17 year old. This experience has helped me to understand what motivates young learners and keeps them engaged.
2002 - 0
Registered Nurse - present
2012 - 0
Freelance Language Teacher - present
General English and English for Specific Purposes, Professional English, Medical and General English for Healthcare Professionals.

diploma_2Certifications

2022
TOLES Legal
Global Legal English
2016 - 2016
IELTS Teacher Workshop
British Council
2012 - 2012
CELTA
Plymouth University - Plymouth
Cambridge CELTA, English for Speaker of Other Languages