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Catherine

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Ecuador
2:50 PM (GMT-05:00)
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English
Native
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Spanish
B2
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Japanese
A2

About Me

*TEFL & DELTA qualified teacher of English as a foreign language *University degree in Linguistics *Examiner for Cambridge speaking exams *10+ years experience.

I'm currently offering 2 types of lessons:

1) IELTS speaking practice/mock exam + feedback.
2) General fluency practice on topics of your choice + feedback

Please see below for more details of my experience as an English teacher and speaking examiner and feel free to send a message or book a trial if you have any questions. Hope to hear from you soon!

Catherine

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Teaching Expertise

Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Upper Advanced
American English
British English
Teenagers (12-18)
Adults (18+)
Accent Reduction
Colloquial English
Grammar Development
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
IELTS

Résumé

Work Experience

2017
Online EFL Teacher
Verbling
Currently helping students with C1-C2 level academic writing and presentation preparation.
2013 - 2018
EFL Teacher - IELTS
International House Guayaquil - Guayaquil, Ecuador
General/Exam (mostly IELTS and FCE)/Business English teacher to adults and young professionals. Teacher trainer for the Cambridge TKT KAL course for in-service primary and secondary school teachers based in Guayaquil.
2012 - 2013
EFL Teacher - Cambridge Exams Preparation
Southern Cross - Guayaquil, Ecuador
General/Cambridge Exams (KET, PET, FCE, CAE, BEC, IELTS) English teacher to adults and teenagers in one-to-one, offsite business and university contexts.
2013 - 2013
EFL Teacher - Cambridge Exams Preparation
International House Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina
General and Exam English (FCE, CAE) teacher to adults and teen groups.
2011 - 2012
EFL Teacher - General English for Adults
International House San Jose - San José, Costa Rica
General/Business English teacher for intermediate to upper advanced level (B1 – C2) adults and young learners.
2009 - 2010
EFL Teacher - Young Learners
International House HCMC - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
General English (A1 – B2) Teacher to groups of young learners working toward Cambridge YL exams (STARTERS, MOVERS, FLYERS).
2006 - 2009
EFL Teacher - Very Young Learners/Conversational English
Shane English School - Kanagawa-Ken, Japan
Mostly taught Very Young Learners aged 3-6 and Primary/Secondary level students. Also Business one-to-ones and general conversational English.
2008 - 2009
Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) for Junior-High Schools
Interac Japan - Shonan, Japan
I assisted junior-high public school English teachers in preparing and teaching communicative English lessons to students aged 12-16. I also engaged in after-school extra-curricular activities to help promote the use of social English out of class.

Certifications

2012
Cambridge ESOL Speaking Examiner
Cambridge ESOL - Guayaquil, Ecuador
Speaking examiner of main suite exams (KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE), Young Learner (Starters, Movers, Flyers) and Cambridge BEC exams (BEC preliminary, BEC Vantage and BEC Higher). Invigilator of both paper and computer-based exams.
2016 - 2016
IH Certificate of Online Teaching
International House - IH Online Teacher Training Institute (OTTI)
Techniques and approaches to online tutoring for both student-oriented and teacher-oriented courses in Virtual Learning Environments. Looks at the demands of the asynchronous environments and how this is different from face-to-face teaching and various ways synchronous tools can be used for teaching face to face online.
2013 - 2013
Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA) MODULE 3
Cambridge Assessment - International House, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Extending Practice and ELT Specialism
2013 - 2013
Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA) MODULE 2
Cambridge Assessment - International House, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Developing Professional Practice
2013 - 2013
Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA) MODULE 1
Cambridge Assessment - International House, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Understanding Language, Methodology and Resources for Teaching.
2012 - 2012
IH Certificate for Teaching Young Learners and Teenagers
International House - San Jose, Costa Rica
Young Learner Specialism for lesson planning, classroom management, accuracy and correction techniques, clarifying and practising language, L1 in the classroom, teaching adolescents, material design and selection, and mixed abilities.
2012 - 2012
DELE B1
Instituto Cervantes
B1 level Spanish
2005 - 2006
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
University College London Language Centre - London
Course certified by the British Council
2003 - 2006
BA Linguistics
University College London (UCL) - London

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