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Teaches: English

Languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese)

28, Female, From Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Living in Manchester, United Kingdom

Local time: Jul 29, 2014 07:53   (GMT Standard Time)

Personalised/ tailored lessons * IELTS * Business English * Conversation * Pronunciation * Grammar * * Kids, Teens, Adults * * Absolute beginners - Advanced levels * * 2 years online teaching + 2 years classroom teaching experience * TEFL qualified *
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150 - 250 ITC per hour
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Beginners
  • English
  • 43 completed session(s)
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200 ITC per hour
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Intermediate
  • English
  • 9 completed session(s)
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200 ITC per hour
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Advanced
  • English
  • 20 completed session(s)
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200 ITC per hour
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IELTS/ TOEFL/ TOEIC/ Cambridge Exams
  • English
  • 68 completed session(s)
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250 ITC per hour
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Business English
  • English
  • 12 completed session(s)
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200 ITC per hour
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Informal Tutoring: English
  • 32 completed session(s)
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150 ITC per hour
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My name is Kirsty, I'm originally from Edinburgh, Scotland though now living in Manchester, England. I am currently studying a Masters in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship. I enjoy knitting, watching films, listening to music and reading books. I like to play sports, such as hockey, swimming and cycling. Occasionally I do a sporting endeavour for charity. My last one was a 60 mile bike ride from Leeds to Manchester Two years experience of teaching college students English and Business courses in China. I taught the NCC Education IFY (International Foundation Year) and IDB (International Diploma in Business) courses. I really enjoyed creating the opportunity for my students to gain a degree and study abroad. Taught English Language Framework, Mathematical Techniques, Introduction to Business and Culture Studies. Lectured Introduction to Management, Organisational and Business Structures, Marketing and Business Communication. Covered foundation year Economics lectures. I have been tutoring English to South Koreans of all ages and abilities over Skype since June 2012. Many of my students are now studying abroad having achieved high scores (5.5-7.5) in their IETLS tests.

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Work Experience

    • Senior English Language Tutor and International Coordinator
    • GB Talk
    • 2012 - present
    • Manchester United Kingdom
    Teaching English over Skype to South Korean students of all ages and abilities. • IELTS coaching for all sections • Business English tutoring
    • Head Lecturer
    • Guangzhou Institute of Technology
    • 2009 - 2011
    • Guangzhou China
    Intrinsically involved in setting up and running British courses, accredited by NCC Education, in a state-run college (18-24 year olds). Taught English Language Framework, Mathematical Techniques, Introduction to Business and Culture Studies. Lectured Introduction to Management, Organisational and Business Structures, Marketing and Business Communication. Covered foundation year Economics lectures.

Education

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    • Newcastle University
    • 2005 - 2009
    Bachelor's , Business Management
    Modules included: Organisational Studies, Marketing, Strategy, HRM, Finance and Research, Innovation, Popular Culture, Enterprise and a Marketing Dissertation
    • Manchester University
    • 2011 - 2014
    Master's , Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
    Compulsory modules: Innovation management, Innovation and the Knowledge Economy, High Technology Entrepreneurship, Financial Appraisal and Research Methods. Electives: Eco-Innovation, Developing Entrepreneurial Individuals and Service Innovation. Dissertation topic: evaluating social enterprise support

Certificates

    • BA Hons Business Management
    • Newcastle University
    • 2009
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    • 20 hour Face-to-face Course
    • i-to-i
    • 2009
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    • 20 hour Grammar Awareness Course
    • i-to-i
    • 2009
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Kirsty

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Completed sessions 198
Students 40
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Professional Lessons
Informal Tutoring
Instant Tutoring
Teacher sinceOct 09, 2013
Last session Jul 28, 2014