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James Blackburn

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4.9
map_pinUnited States
6:16 PM (GMT-05:00)
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English
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614
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7.675
class
English
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614
time
7.675

Speaks

English
Native
,
French
C1
,
Japanese
B2
,
Hindi
B1
,
Spanish
B1

About Me

A qualified English teacher with 29 years of experience worldwide and a genuine passion for helping students achieve their language goals. Discount on 45 min. lessons.

I specialize in a wide range of English courses, including Cambridge exam preparation (such as the IELTS), and general English proficiency.

Education:
I have obtained various certificates in the field of language teaching, and I hold two Master's degrees in Teaching English This extensive educational background has provided me with in-depth knowledge and expertise in language teaching methodologies, enabling me to deliver instruction of the highest quality.

Proven Track Record:
Over the course of my career, I have accumulated an impressive teaching portfolio, including more than 8000 hours of online teaching and 26 years of experience in language schools, public schools, and universities. Throughout this time, I have successfully guided thousands of students towards achieving their language objectives. I firmly believe in creating a supportive and engaging learning environment that fosters students' confidence, motivation, and language skills.

Benefits of Learning with Me:
When you choose to learn English with me, you can expect significant improvement in your language proficiency and the development of the confidence necessary to effectively use English in real-life situations. My ultimate goal is to help you reach your desired targets and empower you to communicate fluently and confidently in English.

Embark on this language-learning journey with me, and together, we will unlock your full potential in English
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My trial lessons

Discount on academic hour lessons. (45 min.)

My classes are dynamic and customized to meet the unique needs of each student. I employ a variety of teaching methodologies and utilize a vast range of materials that are readily available to me. This ensures that my students receive the best possible English language experience tailored to their goals.
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Teacher Stats

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Schedule

Résumé

schoolEducation

2018 - 2021
Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics And TESOL
Anglia Ruskin University - Cambridge, UK
Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages
2016 - 2018
Masters of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
INTERNATIONAL IBEROAMERICAN UNIVERSITY - USA/Puerto Rico
Linguistics

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2011
English Language Teacher
National University of Colombia - Colombia
I have been using a combination of Content-based instruction, Communicative approach to language learning as well as, the Action-oriented approach. As far as procedure is concerned, a peer learning methodology has been emphasized leading students towards becoming responsible for their own learning and also becoming autonomous learners.
2003 - 2006
ALT, Assistant Language Teacher
Niigata Board of Education - Japan
Teaching English in all its forms to Junior and High School students.
2001 - 2003
English Language Teacher
NSG, College of Foreign Languages, Tourism and Airline. - Japan
Teaching English for specific purposes and in general.
1995 - 2000
English Language Teacher
MIC School - Japan
Teaching English in all its forms.

diploma_2Certifications

2014 - 2015
Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages
INTESOL WORLDWIDE - England
Linguistics