About TimHello. I am a native English speaker and I have been working as a professional teacher of English since 2005. Since 2010, I have mostly taught online. I am a very experienced teacher who can adapt lessons to your needs and interests and make them fun. I can help you to build your skills and confidence in English in a supportive and friendly environment.
The main aim of my courses is to increase the student's confidence by improving their ability in the language. I believe that the key to this is to increase the student's ability by studying and practising language structures, and how they are used in real life. I use the communicative method to teach grammar, and I like to do lots of written and oral exercises in order to provide as much actual practice as possible.
I have lots of resources and they are very good for online teaching. I use the most common reference books, and for a course book, I use, and would always recommend, the Longman/BBC SpeakOut series of books.
If you would like more information, please don't hesitate to contact me. We can have a no pressure informal chat to see if what I offer is right for you. Choosing a teacher is a very important decision, and I believe it is essential to have a strong working relationship based on mutual trust and respect.
Thanks for reading, and I hope to speak to you soon!
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- Berlitz School of Languages
Teaching English to all ages and all levels.
- 2005 - present
- Plovdiv Bulgaria
Delivering online lessons through Skype and other communications software.
- 2010 - present
- Plovdiv Bulgaria
, Electronic Communications Engineering
- Leeds Metropolitan University
- 2000 - 2002
I had done an HND (equivalent to the first 2 years of a degree) and I did my final year on a part-time basis, whilst working full-time as an engineer.
, PGCE Secondary Education
- University of Durham
- 2007 - 2008
A one year full-time post-graduate course on teaching mathematics in UK high schools.
An intensive course on how to prepare students for the four disciplines of the IELTS examination.
- IELTS Instructor Workshop
- The British Council in Bulgaria
This certificate allows me to teach in Secondary schools in the UK.
- Qualified Teacher Status
- General Teaching Council for England