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Information About Arden

St. Thomas tutor
 

Personal Description:

I have a wide range of experience in Asia and with international students in Canada. I have successfully taught every age group. Most importantly, I have taught in the elementary and high school levels in Osaka for three years. I am flexible and enthusiastic. I consistently teach with positive thinking and reinforcement.
I also have prepared students for major English exams across Asia and Canada. I am also preparing university students here for two major, mandatory examinations called the Language Proficiency Index and the IELTS. I have a specific and detailed knowledge of both exams. I have had success preparing students for each exam at the UBC campus in Vancouver, British Columbia. My goal is to ensure students continue on with their English studies. I find teaching English is a positive objective for my life. I have also coached the skills of basketball and volleyball. I enjoy playing baseball, ice hockey and tennis. I believe in the power of positive thinking while teaching. Every moment is a teaching moment. I am friendly in and out of the classroom. Please Note: I have taught children as young as 5 years old throughout Osaka, Japan.
I was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. I am Caucasian and fluent in English and conversational French. I also have basic Japanese language fluency from my three years in Osaka. Furthermore, I am athletic and maintain a healthy body through swimming, basketball, ice hockey and baseball. I enjoy creative writing in my free time.

Tutoring Experience:

o Judge for speech competitions
o Pronunciation, enunciation and articulation coach
o Preparing students for speech & scrabble competitions
o Creating fun and interesting lessons
o Proofing
o Essay writing correction
o Skilled at motivation

Tutoring Approach:

I approach all of life with the power of positive thinking. Every moment is a teaching moment.
I am punctual and ready to teach you. I motivate the student to be enthusiastic about English.
English can still improve your quality of life in the Occidental world. Learn English for your quality of life before you travel abroad.

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Native Language: English (American)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: No (✘ Not On File)

Qualifications:

  • VEC-Vancouver English Centre (2012) - TESOL (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • York University (1998) - BA Honours (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)

Tags: St. Thomas English tutor, St. Thomas College / University English tutor

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