Mary Jane Brummitt : English
Mary Jane Brummitt
English Native
Sessions: 3071
Last class: 2+ days
 441 Reviews: 100% Positive
£36.93 / €43.14 / $38.01
Trial: Free
  Hello, my name is Mary Jane Brummitt and I'm 60 years old and currently living in the United States. I am a native English speaker and teach English. I have been an online English teacher with Verbalplanet since May 2015. I can speak the following languages fluently: English, Spanish. I am currently offering a free initial trial lesson for new students. 
Latest Reviews
23 Feb 2023
 I was in an amazing class. It was really wonderful. I learnt in amazing way. She was great, she gave me motivation for learninng, speaking. She is one of the best English teachers. 
12 Jan 2023
Elena S
 I like the lesson. I learned a lot from it. My teacher was positive and amazing!  
19 Dec 2022
Mahbub A
 I truly enjoyed our conversation in the trial class. Based on our conversation, Mary pointed out several areas where I can improve which is very helpful. I look forward to achieving my goal of improving fluency, pronuncitation, and confidence in English communication through upcoming classes with her. 
12 Dec 2022
 The materials and exercises you prepared for the class did help a lot with the /v/ pronunciation! I feel I am improving every single class with you! Thanks Ms. Brummitt!  
05 Dec 2022
 This class helped me understand the importance of trying new phrases and get out of my comfort zone. Thanks Ms Brummitt!  
21 Nov 2022
 Ms. Brummitt, Thanks for helping me build my confidence! Loved your class and the way you teach English. Can't wait for next class! 
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About me - English

Hello. I'm Mary Jane. I help adults and children improve their English speaking, reading, writing and listening skills. I can also help you reduce your accent so you are better understood and sound more like a native English speaker. Each of my students feels comfortable working with me and their confidence grows with each lesson.

I am an American living in the United States. I have travelled all around the world. Why? Because I enjoy meeting people and learning about their worlds. I am fun, organized, creative and diligent.

I also enjoy technology, making soap, reading, crafting and bicycling.

Qualifications & Experience

My university degree is as an English Teacher: BA, English Education, University of Arizona

Certified Instructor: Compton Accent Modification, 2016

TESOL Certified, 2009

I have taught English in Central America, China, Asia and USA:

English Tutor: Casa Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua, February - March 2015

English Tutor: Private students in Shanghai, China, March 2012 - December 2014

English Teacher: Kajonkietsuksa Bilingual School, Phuket, Thailand, October 2009 - March 2012

English Tutor: Private students in Milwaukee, WI, USA, December 2008 - October 2009

References available upon request.

Teaching Approach

I love teaching English to both adults and children. My lessons are personalized, organized, and fun. My students always feel comfortable and find the time goes by quickly. They enjoy learning with me because I am a fun teacher.

During the first lesson, we will identify exactly what you want to improve and I will design your personalized lessons accordingly. If you would like, I offer activities to do after each lesson that we can discuss in the next lesson, such as watching brief videos or reading articles online.

I am a certified accent reduction instructor and can help you sound more like a native English speaker. I will help you pronounce sounds in English that are difficult for speakers of your language. Our aim is to have your pronunciation be as clear and understandable as possible so that people can understand you and it will be easier for you to understand them.

As a qualified English teacher, I can also help you improve your grammar skills, increase your vocabulary, and teach you phrasal verbs.

I can also help you prepare to pass IELTS, TOEFL, FCE and other internationally recognized English proficiency tests, have successful job interviews, give great presentations, and, I can proofread your writing in English. I can work with your school age children during the pandemic.

Let's work together to make you sound more like a native English speaker.

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