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Ivan

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4.9
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11:11 AM (GMT+02:00)
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English
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280
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1.013
class
English
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280
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English
Native
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Croatian
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About Me


Hi, my name is Ivan and welcome to my Verbling classroom.

I am a native English speaker from Australia and have been a Verbling teacher since 2020. Prior to that, I worked as a teacher’s assistant and English tutor for school-aged kids.

I enjoy working with young people and have been a volunteer in several different programs as well as social groups, I often work with teenagers and adults who need assistance preparing for English tests, educational studies and any other assistance they may need with English.

I was born in Australia but moved to Bosnia with my family as a young child but English is still very much my native language.

I am currently studying English language and literature at university, pursuing my dream to teach English at the ultimate level.

My lessons are fun, informative and I have plenty of different materials that we can work with. I am also happy to incorporate any materials my students have, especially if it will help them with their own studies.

As a student learning a different language, I understand the challenges and this has motivated me to further my studies to become a fully qualified English teacher.

I look forward to meeting new students and am happy to work with young teens and those that are young at heart.

Please send me a message and say HELLO and please do not hesitate to reach out and ask me any questions you may have.
I hope to be chatting with you soon.

Note: Verbling lessons may only be attended by those 13 years of age and older, with minors (13-17) requiring prior parental permission.

Teacher Stats

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class1.013
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Schedule

Résumé

schoolEducation

2017 - 2021
Computer Technician
High School "Kresevo" - Bosnia & Herzegovina
Focus in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering,

briefcaseWork Experience

2018
Freelance Content Writer
Writing blogs and articles on various topics and websites
2017
Volunteering with FRAMA / Franciscan Youth
Frama BiH - Bosnia & Herzegovina
Organizing regular educational programs for children and teenagers, active organizer in the Kids Summer Camp Program, developing & organizing various activities for children and teenagers, Team Leader, Supervising & Implementing activities
2017
Private English tutor
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Collaborate with local teachers to improve grades, developing methods of teaching with young children e.g. flashcards etc.
2017 - 2021
Teachers Assistant
High School "Kreševo" - Bosnia & Herzegovina
Group work, correcting pronunciation, conversation exercises, tutoring
2015 - 2017
Student representative for CHAMPS B&H
Mine Detection Dog Center in BH - Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Video conferences with students from the USA, spokesperson for CHAMPS B&H, liaising with representatives of the US Embassy and visiting senators & congressmen from the USA

diploma_2Certifications

2021 - 2022
TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Udemy, Inc.
Focus in teaching English as a foreign language. Instructing non-English speakers in how to read, write, and speak English.
2021 - 2021
TESOL - Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Udemy, Inc.
A course, where teachers learn how to teach reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, vocabulary learning and teaching, and grammar and sentence structure. As well as understanding the importance of collaborating with co-workers and management, facilitating group work in the class to achieve second language acquisition objectives and goals.
2018 - 2018
Certificate of Civic Mission of Education
Helsinki Committee for Human Rights - Vitez, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Interactive lectures and creative workshops; acquiring knowledge about fundamental human rights, interculturalism, peace education, nonviolent communication, and conflict transformation; reflecting and expressing personal views on the role of youth in peacebuilding.