Jim

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8:03 AM (GMT+00:00)
class
English
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27
time
115
class
English
user_group_man_woman
27
time
115

Speaks

English
Native
,
Portuguese
A2

About Me

About me
* British, 37, married with 3 kids
* From Manchester but live in London
* Graduate of Oxford University
* I'm a professional web developer, Verbling is my hobby
* I've been teaching English for more than 12 years all over the world
* I'm learning Brazilian Portuguese

My special skills include:
*Intelligent, high level discussion and conversation
*Direct method classes (such as Callan)
*Simple explanations of grammar
*Advanced pronunciation
*IELTS preparation

Teacher Stats

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reply100%
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class115
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Schedule

Teaching Expertise

Beginner
Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Upper Advanced
British English
Teenagers (12-18)
Adults (18+)
Curriculum
Homework
Learning Materials
Lesson Plans
Proficiency Assessment
Quizzes/Tests
Reading Exercises
Writing Exercises
Accent Reduction
Business English
Colloquial English
Grammar Development
Interview Preparation
Listening Comprehension
Phonetics
Reading Comprehension
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
Writing Correction
CAE
FCE
IELTS
KET
PET

Résumé

Education

1999 - 2002
BA Hons Theology
Oxford University - Oxford, UK
Theology

Work Experience

2018
Developer
Twisted FIsh - RIchmond upon Thames
Web developer
2017
Junior IT developer
Suresite - Preston, UK
PHP application development
2015 - 2017
Founder/Owner
Oxford Direct English - Florianopolis, Brazil
I developed my own English school business in southern Brazil focused on training individuals and groups in companies.
2006 - 2015
Founder/Owner
A2Z School of English - Manchester, London, Dublin
I ran my own English language school for 8 years. Initially I was the only teacher, but we eventually grew to have around 40 teachers.
1999 - 2002
English teacher
Englishouse - Putney, London, UK
Teaching students from all over the world using the Callan Method, including Brazil, Colombia, Poland, Russia, Korea, Japan and Spain
2001 - 2001
English teacher
Oxbridge Summer English Camps - Shenzhen, China
8 week summer camp for children and teenagers. I taught English and led craft, sport and entertainment activities.