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Michael

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Australia
6:56 AM (GMT+10:00)
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Speaks

English
Native
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Japanese
C1
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Indonesian
B2
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Mandarin
A1

About Me

Hi! I've made a career out of language education: 8 years' experience, Masters degree, PhD in progress, and I've learnt several languages myself.

People learn best when they're having fun, so I make my lessons fun: games, jokes, songs, roleplaying, and interesting discussions.

Schedule

Teaching Expertise

Beginner
Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Upper Advanced
Australian English
Teenagers (12-18)
Adults (18+)
Curriculum
Homework
Learning Materials
Lesson Plans
Proficiency Assessment
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
IELTS
TOEFL
TOEIC

Résumé

Education

2014
PhD Applied Linguistics
The University of Queensland - Brisbane, Australia
Research topic is tests of English for Academic Purposes, like IELTS and TOEFL
2008 - 2011
Masters Applied Linguistics
Macquarie University - Sydney, Australia
Focus in second language acquisition

Work Experience

2008 - 2012
Native Speaker Surpervisor
Kitatoshima Gakuen - Tokyo, Japan
Managed English teachers and taught English at a Japanese high school

Certifications

2004 - 2004
TESOL Certificate
TEFL International - Thailand
Intensive 4-week course for language teachers