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David

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Anglais
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Anglais
Langue maternelle
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Espagnol
C2
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Catalan
C1

À propos de moi

Hi! I'm David. I would like to be your English teacher.

I have more than 20 years' experience teaching English to university students, business executives and other professionals, mostly in Spain, where I lived for many years.

I worked for 5 years at ESADE in Barcelona, teaching Business English as well as CAE, FCE and other exam-preparation courses; I specialized in coaching executives to succeed in job interviews and I spent several years giving individual MBA Professors one-to-one coaching on adapting their courses for international audiences.

I have also been a freelance teacher in Spain for many years, teaching at various companies and for various language schools.

In recent years I have moved back to live in the UK and I tutor my students (who live in Spain, Vietnam and other countries) over the internet.

I enjoy teaching and my focus is always on adapting, selecting and creating materials and organizing tasks in order to achieve your personal study goals and life objectives. I prioritize speaking above the other three skills unless you tell me you have a different preference.

In my opinion, speaking is the most important skill. I always get my students talking right from the beginning of each class, and we talk almost constantly during each lesson, while we are studying vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation together.

Writing is also important and I always offer my students writing tasks for optional homework; and the writing task is always based on something we had a conversation about in class, so that it's an opportunity for you to get some more practice of that vocabulary and grammar which we studied that day. But I understand that everyone is busy, so homework is always optional. If you don't have time to do the homework, then that's okay! Don't get stressed out about it.

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Expérience d'enseignement

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American English
British English
Adults (18+)
Curriculum
Homework
Learning Materials
Lesson Plans
Proficiency Assessment
Quizzes/Tests
Reading Exercises
Writing Exercises
Accent Reduction
Business English
Colloquial English
Grammar Development
Interview Preparation
Listening Comprehension
Phonetics
Reading Comprehension
Speaking Practice
Vocabulary Development
Writing Correction
BEC
CAE
CPE
ESOL
FCE
IELTS
KET
PET
TOEFL
TOEIC

CV

Éducation

2003 - 2004
Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults
Cambridge University - Cambridge, UK (International House, Barcelona, Spain)
post-graduate diploma in English language teaching to adults
1994 - 2001
BSc.(Hons.) in Psychology
The Open University - Milton Keynes, UK (distance learning & summer schools)
bachelor's degree with honours
1993 - 1993
RSA CTEFLA
Cambridge University - Cambridge, UK (International House, Barcelona)
RSA certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults

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