Diana Henning : English

Diana Henning
Subject : English
Native : English
South Africa
(106) Lessons
100%      
(40) Reviews
Last class : 3 days
2 days ago
Offline
45 Min : $20.12 / £15.68 / €18.47
Trial: 50% OFF

Hello, my name is Diana Henning and I'm 59 years old and currently living in South Africa. I am a native English speaker and teach English. I have taught online with Verbalplanet.com since April 2012. I can speak the following languages fluently: English, Hebrew. I am currently offering a discounted initial trial lesson at 50% of my normal lesson price for new students.

Detailed Profile in English

About me

I am a 58 year old female, living in sunny Cape Town, South Africa. I am married and have a 28 year old son. I am interested in assisting people to learn English. I have a gentle, nurturing method when teaching and have the patience required to teach English as a second language. I enjoy walking, arts and crafts and baking. We have two adorable pets, a dog called Ringo and a kitten called Nina. I have travelled extensively to many places and learnt so much about different cultures and people.

Qualifications & Experience

I have a TEFL qualification from Inlingua, Cape Town. For several years I taught at Inlingua, Cape Town. Inlingua is a leader in language training worldwide. Prior to that I worked in the administration department of a large, progressive and modern school. I have a degree in Social Sciences from the University of Cape Town, a diploma in Journalism and have passed several computer courses. I have a high degree of computer literacy. For over 10 years I have also assisted foreign speaking students by editing and proofreading their English theses.I now teach students privately online via Skype.

Teaching Approach

I use the communicative approach to teach English. The emphasis is on encouraging the student to talk as much as possible and to keep teacher talking time to a minimum. The structure of my lesson would be as follows: I would teach the student the target language, (for example the present tense), then I would give the students exercises in the target language, after that the student would be given the opportunity to practice the new target language as if in a normal setting. I use many exciting media and also like to use games and puzzles.


My last class was :
3 days ago.

 
02 Apr 2017
By : ibeza
Subject : English 

As writing business letters, memos etc. is one of my weak points in Business English, Diana prepared two exercises for me to practice. Again, this helped a lot! Thanks so much!

 
12 Mar 2017
By : ibeza
Subject : English 

Today, we spoke about India's plan to abandone cash money. We read an article and did fun exercises like bringing order into a mixed up text. It was a good lesson again, well prepared and it serves my needs perfectly. Diana is a brilliant teacher!

 
05 Mar 2017
By : ibeza
Subject : English 

Brilliant lesson as always! We adressed the topic of business ethics and discussed different situations when tough decisions have to be made. I learned new vocabulary such as "debilitating" and "to veer off course". :)

 
11 Dec 2016
By : ibeza
Subject : English 

This time we discussed different forms of writing business letters: very formal, neutral and informal. Again, Diana's exercises helped me a lot and the lesson was a great pleasure. : )

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