Michelle

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map_pinSouth Africa
11:51 AM (GMT+02:00)
class
English
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51
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221
class
English
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51
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221

Speaks

English
Native
,
Afrikaans
Native
,
German
B1

About Me

After 2 years teaching in Korea, I am back on Verbling :D

I am a native English speaker from South Africa. For my BA, I majored in English Literature & German, and minored in Latin & Ancient Greek. With Greek, Latin, and German, I have a good understanding of how English works. I did the 1st year of my MA in English Literature and have a 120 hour in-class TEFL Certificate.

I have 3 years English teaching experience:
- in-person & online tutoring
- in-class teaching: ages 9-18

My teaching:
- British English & American English
- levels: beginner - advanced
- ages: 5 - adult
- conversation, grammar, reading, vocabulary, & writing lessons
- test preparation (with experience in: CAE, IELTS, TOEFL)
- job presentation & interview preparation
- editing résumés/CVs, job applications, & professional documents (with experience in: medical, business, IT, & engineering)
- designing teaching materials & exercises

Teacher Stats

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Schedule

Teaching Expertise

Beginner
Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Upper Advanced
American English
British English
South African English
Children (4-11)
Teenagers (12-18)
Adults (18+)
Curriculum
Homework
Learning Materials
Lesson Plans
Proficiency Assessment
Quizzes/Tests
Reading Exercises
Writing Exercises
Accent Reduction
Business English
Grammar Development
Interview Preparation
Listening Comprehension
Phonetics
Reading Comprehension
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
Writing Correction
CAE
IELTS
TOEFL

Résumé

Education

2014 - 2015
Master of Arts (1 of 2 years)
Tübingen, Germany
English Literature - Early Modern, Romantic, Victorian, Modern Periods
2011 - 2013
Bachelor of Arts
Grahamstown, South Africa
Majors: English Literature & German | Minors: Ancient Greek, Latin, Classics

Work Experience

2016 - 2018
Native English Teacher
Busan, South Korea
Elementary School - ages 9-12, beginner-intermediate
2015 - 2015
English First Language Teacher
Port Elizabeth
Relief Teacher
2014 - 2015
ESL Tutor
Private - Tübingen, Germany & Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Beginner-Advanced Levels; Ages 13-adult

Certifications

2015 - 2015
120 hour in-class TEFL Certificate
Bay Language Institute - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
10 hours practical teaching, 10 hours shadowing

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