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David J.

Durham, NC

$39/hour

David J. Experienced, knowledgeable English teacher and test prep.

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Griffith University
Linguistics Spanish
University of Southern Queensland
Master's
Holmes College
Other

Education

Griffith University (Linguistics Spanish)

University of Southern Queensland (Master's)

Holmes College (Other)

About David

I have an extensive background teaching English language in many countries. Primarily I have taught Academic, Business and General English in both classroom and one-on-one environments. I also have experience in TOEFL and IELTS preparation.

My academic record: Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Languages (Spanish); Post Graduate Certificate of Education, TESOL major; Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA).

Although I have over 16 years' experience, I came late to teaching English. After a career in business and management, I discovered teaching more as a calling, this after personal motivational change and academic and life changes. I feel this gives me focus, enthusiasm and energy for a job I am well-suited and love doing. I am also well-travelled through the English-speaking world so have considerable understanding of English spoken and written styles, idioms and accents etc.
I have an extensive background teaching English language in many countries. Primarily I have taught Academic, Business and General English in both classroom and one-on-one Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Durham, NC 27705
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, IELTS,
TOEFL
Test Preparation:
IELTS,
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
IELTS,
TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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ESL/ESOL

Post Graduate Certificate of Education - TESOL.
Bachelor of Arts - Applied Linguistics and Languages.
Certificate of English Language Teaching to adults (CELTA).
17 years experience (Germany, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Chile, Australia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, USA)

IELTS

I have taught specific IELTS Preparation courses in 3 countries using IELTS-specific course books. This included a year-long course to school principals in the UAE. This course required IELTS preparation, examination, proctoring and assessment. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Languages (Spanish); Post Graduate Certificate of Education, TESOL major; Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA).

Griffith University
Linguistics Spanish
University of Southern Queensland
Master's
Holmes College
Other

Education

Griffith University (Linguistics Spanish)

University of Southern Queensland (Master's)

Holmes College (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $39.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 20 miles of Durham, NC 27705.