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Darren

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5.0
map_pinUnited Kingdom
7:25 PM (GMT+05:30)
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English
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81
time
668
class
English
user_group_man_woman
81
time
668

Speaks

English
Native
,
Sinhala
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About Me

Hello from sunny Sri Lanka! My name's Darren, I'm originally from Portsmouth, UK and I've been teaching English as a foreign language for 12 years. I started in Prague, CZ, teaching business English and then Cambridge Exams PET/FCE. I then moved back to the UK to train international academic students for their IELTS exam. I'm currently teaching in Colombo, Sri Lanka and I would love to hear from you if you would like to learn or improve your English language skills.

Teacher Stats

watchWithin a few days
timetable4 years ago
place_marker95.00%
class668
class_blackboard14.4 lesson average
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Schedule

Résumé

schoolEducation

1996 - 1999
BSc (Hons) Biology
University of Portsmouth - UK
Focus in Marine Biology

briefcaseWork Experience

2019
EFL Teacher
British Council - Colombo, Sri Lanka
Business English and General English
2014 - 2016
EFL Teacher
LSI Portsmouth - Portsmouth, UK
Teaching classes with international students, business, general and IELTS courses.
2012 - 2014
Product Manager
Iron One - Colombo, Sri Lanka
Managing joint venture projects focused on web and app development for both Android and iOS platforms.
2008 - 2011
EFL Teacher
SPEVACEK - Prague, CZ
In company business English, general English, Cambridge Exams for companies including Pepsi, Nestle, Deloitte and OKD.
2016 - 0
EFL Teacher
Freelance - Colombo, Sri Lanka
Teaching online classes and in local schools: general, business English and IELTS preparation courses.

diploma_2Certifications

2007 - 2007
CertTESOL
Trinity College - London, UK

Sample Videos

 a few seconds
5 months ago
English
Always + Present Continuous
She's always complaining about the weather! always + doing something Adverbs of frequency usually indicate...