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Adrian Scott

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Inglese
Madrelingua
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Arabo
B1

Su di me

Hi everyone, I'm Adrian, a native English speaker from Australia, and I'm passionate about both teaching and learning languages. I recently graduated with graduate certificate in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL) and now I want to teach people English. I have had previous experience teaching at secondary and primary schools in Australia as well as the UK. More recently I have been involved in volunteer teaching and mentoring programs for refugee and migrant families.

I would describe my English skills as advanced, especially in writing. I have completed two liberal arts degrees majoring in history - one undergraduate and one masters. Most recently in my TESOL degree I studied English grammar.

Also I am a student of arabic, which I have been studying for the last 5 years. So I understand the huge challenges involved in learning a new lanugage, and I can bring my experiences and strategies that I have deployed for my own learning, into my teaching.

As for my teaching, I strongly believe in the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) approach, which emphasises verbal communication through conversations and practical tasks as the learning medium. I am also very interested in the 'lexical approach' - which sees language acquisition as learning words at the phrase or 'lexical' level, rather than individual words. This is especially important for gaining fluency in a language.

Lezioni Private

60 minuti

Statistiche insegnante

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Programma

Competenze Didattiche

Principiante
Principiante Superiore
Intermedio
Intermedio Superiore
Avanzato
Avanzato Superiore
Australian English

Curriculum

schoolStudi e Formazione

2017 - 2018
Graduate Certificate in TESOL
University of Canberra - Canberra, Australia
Teaching English to Students of Other Languages - both theoretical and practical training for the English teaching classroom
2013 - 2015
Graduate Diploma in Middle Easter Studies (Arabic)
Australian National University - Canberra, Australia
Learning arabic language (Fusha)
2009 - 2012
Master of Arts (History)
University of New England - Armidale, Australia
Major in History
2003 - 2003
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
University of Canberra - Canberra, Australia
Software Engineering
1996 - 2001
Bachelor Arts/Science
Australian National University - Canberra, Australia
Major in History and Psychology

briefcaseEsperienza Lavorativa

2004 - 2005
Teaching Assistant
Primary and secondary schools in Canberra - Canberra, Australia
Teacher's assistant in school classrooms. Closely involved in helping individual students academically and emotionally. One on one mentoring and tutoring
2001 - 2002
Casual teacher, library attendant and student mentor
Budmouth High School - Weymouth, United Kingdom
Employed at the UK secondary school where I taught casually, mentored students and worked in the school library
2009 - 0
IT Infrastructure Specialist
Australian Government Department - Canberra, Australia
Manage core IT infrastructure for a large government department
2014 - 0
Refugee Support
Canberra Refugee Support - Canberra, Australia
Providing 'friendly neighbour' support to newly arrived refugees, including helping them apply for welfare, visa applications and English tutoring

Lezioni Private

60 minuti