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Maria Cristina offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!
English (Foreign Language)
I am Italian and I have a CELTA qualification. I have over 20 year experience in working in Higher Education covering roles in Management and Business Development, Human Resources, Training and Coaching.
Both fluent in English and Italian and with a specific interest in professional development, I have specialized in organising courses and events for non-native English speakers.
Italian Language: I currently teach Italian to adults in One-to-one Conversations; and at Elementary to Advance level (resources used: Nuovo Contatto & Contatti series, Affresco Italiano, Own resources). I also have experience in teaching to pairs and to groups of a max of 4. Lessons are organised around students' needs and their commitments. A set of lessons can be organised for learners planning to travel to Italy for pleasure, study or business.
English as a Foreign Language: Elementary, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and one-to-one conversations (resources Face2Face, New Cutting Edge Intermediate- Students and Teacher’s Resource books; Sounds English – a pronunciation practice book, onestopenglish and Internet resources. For Monolingual teaching (Italian) used English Grammar for Students of Italian.
Use of Smartboard and whiteboard. I also have experience in teaching to pairs and to groups.
Lessons are organised around students' needs and their commitments.
A set of lessons can be organised for learners planning to travel to Italy for pleasure, study or business.
I am an experienced coach and tend to support and encourage students to develop their potential using different and innovative approaches according to students' preferred style of learning.
A number of resources can be used and adapted according to student learning style and interest. Own material are also used around the target language.
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Additional Languages: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- International House, London (2017) - CELTA - Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Professional) (✔ On File)
- European Mentoring & Coaching Council (2012) - Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (Professional) (✔ On File)
- University of Westminster, London (2002) - MA in Human Resources Management (Learning and Development) (Masters) (✔ On File)
- University of Westminster, London (1996) - Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (Professional) (✔ On File)