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James Blackburn

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map_pinUnited States
2:05 AM (GMT-05:00)
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English
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2,322
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English
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204
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2,322

Speaks

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

About Me

Hello! I'm James and I can teach any kind of English course, whether it is for a Cambridge exam such as the IELTS, English for Specific Purposes, preparation for a job interview or just English in general. I have more than 25 years of experience teaching English around the world and about 2000 hours on Verbling. I hold a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language too. Learning English with me will not only boost your confidence and motivation in using the language, but you will also reach your desired target.

My classes are dynamic and are taught with absolute confidence and professionalism. I constantly strive to find innovative and effectual ways of developing my teaching skills in order to give the best English Language Education to you.

Please book a lesson and I can create the perfect plan according to your needs.

Teacher Stats

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Schedule

Résumé

schoolEducation

2016 - 2018
Masters in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
INTERNATIONAL IBEROAMERICAN UNIVERSITY - USA/Puerto Rico
Linguistics

briefcaseWork Experience

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