David Phillips

Professional Teacher
Teaches
English
Native
Speaks
French
Kinyarwanda
German
Italian
Korean
From United KingdomLiving in Aberdeen, United Kingdom (05:16 UTC+00:00)
Professional lessons from a teacher with more than 20 years' experience
About Me
italki teacher since Jul 12, 2016
Hello. My name is David Phillips BSc, MSc, PGCE, CELTA, FHEA. I'm a mature, highly experienced teacher, an expert in presentation, an award winning journalist and musician. I've lived and worked in the UK, Spain, Bulgaria, South Korea and Rwanda, also travelling to the US, Australia, India, China and the Himalayas. Highlights of my life were playing concerts in Manhattan and Leicester Square, London as well as a 10,000 km road trip across the United States and a 5000 km trip across Europe, including the Alps.
badges
5.0
Rating
284
Students
2460
Lessons
100%
Attendance
100%
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English Lessons

Trial Lesson
170 lessons completed
USD 5.00+
Everyday English: Elementary to Advanced (A1-C2) levels
A1 -  C2

General

1,320 lessons completed
USD 29.00+
Package with 8% off
English for Exams (IELTS/PET/FCE/CAE/CPE/TOEFL/PTE/BEC)
A1 -  C2

Test Preparation

464 lessons completed
USD 32.00+
Package with 11% off
English for Academic Study (Essays, Presentations and Dissertations)/Proofreading Service
A1 -  C2

General

256 lessons completed
USD 32.00+
Package with 11% off
Group Lessons (from 2 to 4 students)
A1 -  C2

General

44 lessons completed
USD 50.00+
Package with 7% off
English for Business Success
A1 -  C2

Business

132 lessons completed
USD 39.00+
Package with 7% off

Availability

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754 Reviews

Eujin Lee
61 English lessons
Teacher’s pick
David is so professional and well-prepared in all aspects for helping students be more easily able to connect with the language they're struggling with. I always appreciate the way in which he makes conversations productive and engaging. He covers from thought-provoking questions to small things in everyday experience while having me even sometimes forget about the fact that I'm talking to him in English, which is very comfortable and productive at the same time. I'm so thankful that he, as a language learner himself as well, helps me keep motivated in my long journey with English. Thanks, David!
Apr 3, 2021
Maciel de Medeiros
83 English lessons
Teacher’s pick
Great lesson! David is an excellent teacher and I'm very grateful that he overtook this difficult job to teach me. He's very intelligent and knows a lot about politics. So, definitely the right guy to correct your academic essays.
Apr 30, 2019
Denis Garmashov
81 English lessons
Teacher’s pick
Thank you, David for the lesson. You are the best teacher I've ever met. If you are looking for the best teacher on italki you should choose David! No worries about results. You will achieve them immediately!
Dec 3, 2018
Mónica Eras
15 English lessons
Thanks, David! It was a great lesson.
Nov 4, 2022
Chloe Kan
10 English lessons
Thank you David. Good listening and vocabularies Hope learn more and more English with you.
Aug 8, 2022
Chloe Kan
10 English lessons
Thank you David. I think I become more and more polite! I hope I write a beautiful email after learning with you and I can learn others English from you in the future
Jul 21, 2022
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