Maria James : English

Maria James
Subject : English Native
United States
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8+ days
45 Min : $20.11 / £15.71 / €18.06
Trial: 50% OFF
Hello, my name is Maria James and I'm 55 years old and currently living in United States. I am a native English speaker and teach English. I have been an online English teacher with since May 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'm a native English speaker, originally from New York, where I grew up and obtained my Bachelor's degree in Biology. I then lived in the UK for 33 years, as well as time in Australia for 9 months and time in Dublin, Ireland for 18 months. I relocated back to the US in May 2018 and now live in Las Vegas. I have been teaching ESL since 1990 and started teaching online in August 2018. I have taught children and adults from many different countries and I really enjoy teaching and helping my students reach their language goals.

Qualifications & Experience

BSc- Fordham University- 1986- Biology

TEFL- International House London- 1990

IELTS Intensive certificate- Global Training Resources- April 2019

Teaching offline in language schools and privately, more than 15 years between 1990 and 2012. Online teacher since August 2018.

I can teach the following skills:

- IELTS preparation (you must devote a minimum of 3 months to study for this}

- Business English

- Medical English and vocabulary

- Conversational English

- Accent reduction and pronunciation practice

- Grammar and Vocabulary Improvement

- Job Interview Preparation

- Resume Writing

- Creative Writing

- Either American or British English (or both)

Teaching Approach

My approach is adaptive. I work with each student individually and assess their needs and listen to their goals and then use resources specific to their level, skills and learning objectives. Most of all I like to make my lessons fun, memorable, entertaining and interactive. I encourage mistakes because they help you to learn and grow.


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