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Freddie BA PGCE MA TESOL

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Latin
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About Me

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👋 Hello there! The name's Freddie, educator Freddie.

I'm a British teacher and university lecturer who specialises in helping high level learners like you. I'm very versatile and teach young learners (13+), students, adults and business professionals. I will assist you in reaching your, long or short term, goals using my own original courses.

I'm also...

Highly qualified:
🎓 Master's in Teaching English (with Distinction)
🎓 Fully-qualified British teacher (PGCE) 🇬🇧
🎓 Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English Online
🎓 BA Honours Philosophy degree

Extremely experienced:
🏆 12 years experience across 10 countries
🏆 British Council Commendation Award
🏆 Kent University Mentoring Award
🏆 CyrilParfitt.com Entrepreneur


Personally, (a/an):
👤 Tea (with milk) drinker
👤 Strategy and board game fan
👤 Entrepreneur, philosopher & flâneur

Me, Freddie, as a teacher...

Who do I help exactly?
✅ Intermediate & higher levels (B1-C2)
✅ Young learners (13-17) & university students
✅ Adults, business professionals & executives

What are my policies?
✅ Homework is available upon request
✅ 24 hours notice is required to cancel or reschedule classes
✅ Please book a consultation (use the voucher code above) rather than a trial.

What is my teaching philosophy?
✅ I believe that learning should be enjoyable while real-world relevant.
✅ Very versatile: I can help you pass an exam, ace an interview, or write an excellent essay.
✅ Better still, I will even add in a (British) joke or two!

My courses and lessons feature...

Original courses✔️
I create my own courses which are tailor-made for online learning. My interactive courses can be completed in any order or combination to suit you.

Full customisation✔️
Your unique requirements will be assessed via my specially designed needs analysis to tailor classes to you. This can be completed, before or during our first lesson, to fit your schedule.

Complete course catalogue✔️
🎓 Academic: Essays / Presentations / Research
💡 Big Ideas: Advanced Discussion & Vocabulary
💼 Business: Communication / Presentations / Entrepreneurship
🤝 Careers: CVs / Covering letters / Interviews
💬 Conversation: Open Topics / British Culture / Unscripted
➕ English Plus: Philosophy / History / Literature
💯 Exams: IELTS / FCE / CAE / CPE
🌍 National Geographic Course
📖 Skills Masterclass: Vocabulary / Listening / Reading / Pronunciation

So, say hello now... I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve your goals today! 😊

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Résumé

schoolEducation

2019 - 2020
MA TESOL
Canterbury Christ Church University - Canterbury, United Kingdom
Master's in Teaching English with British Council TEFL-Q Status [Grade: Distinction]
2008 - 2009
PGCE
Canterbury Christ Church University - Canterbury, United Kingdom
Master's level British teaching qualification [Grade: Outstanding]
2005 - 2008
BA (Hons) Philosophy
University of Kent - Canterbury, United Kingdom
Degree covering ethics, epistemology, existentialism, language and art [Grade: 2.1]

briefcaseWork Experience

2021
English for Academic Purposes Lecturer
Kingston Univeristy - London
Teaching undergraduates and postgraduates, assessing work and facilitating tutorials.
2014 - 2020
Teaching Director of Studies
English in Action - Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland
Teaching, managing teachers and overseeing courses across different countries.
2010 - 2020
English Teacher
London House School - Westgate-on-sea, United Kingdom
Designing and delivering bespoke courses to classes and one-to-one students.
2011 - 2017
Examiner
Cambridge Assessment - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Marking multiple exam papers for Cambridge Assessment.
2018 - 0
Assistant Lecturer
University of Kent - Canterbury, United Kingdom
Delivering academic, cultural, work and business English courses on and offline.
2021 - 0
Founding Teacher
www.focusonlearning.co.uk - Online
Teaching custom English courses, providing editing and proofreading services.

diploma_2Certifications

2020
DBS Enhanced Certificate
UK Government - London, United Kingdom
Eligibility to legally work with learners under 18 years old.
2021 - 2021
Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English Online
University of Cambridge - Online
Teaching English online in both one-to-one and group lessons effectively.
2021 - 2021
Teaching Entrepreneurship
European Institute of Innovation & Technology - Online
Bringing entrepreneurship into the classroom.
2015 - 2016
Cambridge Certificate in Assessment
University of Cambridge - Online
Cambridge certificate in the concepts and contexts of assessment and examining.