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Hilary Knight : English

Hilary Knight
Subject : English Native
United Kingdom
(18) Lessons
100%      
(4) Total Reviews
4 Positive Reviews
Last class : 8+ days
Today
Online
45 Min : $17.61 / £13.99 / €15.72
Trial: 50% OFF
Hello, my name is Hilary Knight and I'm 58 years old and currently living in United Kingdom. I am a native English speaker and teach English. I have been an online English teacher with Verbalplanet.com since April 2019. 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 have just returned to live in England after spending 28 years living in Tokyo Japan. During my time in Japan I taught students of many levels and ages. I have taught students of different nationalities so I understand the difficulties that students have learning English. I have traveled extensively and I also speak Spanish and Japanese.

I am vegetarian and interested in sports and healthy living. I also love animals and I am involved in Animal Rights and I have volunteered with various animal rescue groups.

Qualifications & Experience

I obtained my Further Education Teacher Qualification from Aylesbury College in 1980

University of Cambridge TOEFL Qualification in 1992.

1999-March 2019, Teaching private lessons to children and adults of various levels . Conversational English, Business English in Tokyo Japan .

2015- March 2019, ECC kindergarten teacher. Teaching classes of up to 30 children ranging from 3-6 years old in Tokyo and Yokohama

1993-99 English Studio Meguro, Tokyo. Private language school where I was responsible for curriculum design and teaching a wide range of students

1992-3 International school Mita , Tokyo. International kindergarten teaching children between 2-6 years old.

Teaching Approach

I am able to adapt my teaching to the specific needs of each student. If the student wants to learn business English then I often use text books and do a lot of role play.

If a student just wishes to chat about news/ themselves then this is possible too. I always speak slowly and clearly so that the student is able to understand easily. I try to make the student relaxed and comfortable and not worry about making mistakes, the more the student is able to practice the quicker they will improve.

My last class was :
8+ days ago.
 
11 Jun 2019
By : HOLLYLAU
Subject : English 
Ms Hilary is very nice, I will take her class again.
 
24 May 2019
By : Robert S
Subject : English 
professional and helpful
 
20 May 2019
By : Mone
Subject : English 
She is so nice tutor. Her lesson was clearly and kindly. Her speaking was controlled by herself as I could hear what she said. So I could study enjoyable.
 
18 May 2019
By : CarloITALY
Subject : English 
It was a very good lesson. She is an excellent teacher.

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