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Stephanie Simoes

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Inglês
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Inglês
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Sobre mim

I am TEFL/TESOL certified native English speaker with five years of professional teaching experience. I have four areas of specialization:

1. Pronunciation and accent reduction: I will pay close attention to your speaking during your demo class and research your native language in order to customize pronunciation lessons to your needs. I believe that it is more important to help a student make their accent comprehensible than to attempt to eliminate it completely. After all, foreign accents can be charming as long as they are understood.

2. Conversation: We can discuss whatever topics are interesting to you! If you don't have any ideas, I have a long list of conversation topics prepared. I have a Master's in Philosophy, so we can have deep philosophical conversations , but we can also talk about simple topics, role-play daily situations such as ordering from a restaurant or asking for directions, or talk about your profession. Through conversation, you will get a chance to apply what you learned in pronunciation and grammar lessons, boost your confidence in speaking English, and learn new vocabulary.

3. Grammar and writing: Correct grammar is the foundation of good writing. I have studied Thai, Spanish, and Sanskrit, so I understand the challenges that come with learning a language with different grammatical structures. I think grammar is very interesting and would love to discuss the differences in grammar between English and your native language. We can also edit your writing together.

4. GRE test prep: I attained score of 164 (94th percentile) in verbal reasoning. I would like to help you get a high score too!

Estatísticas do professor

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Programação

Currículo

schoolEducação

2014 - 2015
M.A. Philosophy
Brock University - St. Catharines, Canada
2005 - 2009
B.A. Philosophy
Queen's University - Kingston, Canada
2005 - 2008
B.Sc. Biology
Queen's University - Kingston, Canada

briefcaseExperiência profissional

2018 - 2016
Lecturer
Phetchaburi Rajabhat University - Phetchaburi, Thailand
English Education and Business English lecturer
2011 - 2015
Yoga Instructor
Self - Ottawa, Canada
Yoga teacher at various offices and yoga studios
2014 - 2015
Teaching Assistant
Brock University - St. Catharines, Canada
Assistant to Professor Richard Brown (Philosophy)
2009 - 2010
ESL Teacher
Ewha Academy - Daegu, South Korea
Teaching ESL to elementary through to high school students
2018 - 0
Teacher
Unity Concord International School - Chiang Mai, Thailand
Grades 7-11 ESL and Science Teacher

diploma_2Certificações

2013 - 2013
120-hour TESOL/TEFL Certification
International TEFL and TESOL Training - Online