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Fiona💫 University tutor | Art history PhD | Study & work abroad | IELTS TOEFL Academic writing

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🎯 Born in Hong Kong & raised in the UK; British pronunciation 🎯 IB international school graduate; PhD History of Art 🎯 4 yrs of teaching experience at the University & as an examiner 🎯 6 yrs of experience teaching English & history in both the UK and Hong Kong 🎯Academic writing, IELTS & TOEFL; Expats moving abroad; Conversation classes 🌈IELTS / TOEFL/ Academic writing classes: 📌 Essay-writing at University level, University application, Report-writing for work, IELTS TOEFL practice questions 📌 Learn to structure your argument and support your ideas with research 📌 Brainstorming, Essay plan, Free writing practices 📌 Revision notes provided after class 🌟 My Experience: I have published articles in academic journals and delivered presentations at international conferences 🌈Classes for expats moving abroad: 📌Mock interviews for work, school admission, and immigration 📌Casual daily conversations (small talk) 📌Travel English: Making bookings, eating out, meeting new friends 📌Argumentative & academic discussions: Expressing opinions and responding to questions 📌University admission counselling: CV, cover letter & personal statement checking 📌Discussions will be based on editorial, news articles, common interview questions, videos, etc. 📌Learning to integrate into the new living/ learning environment 🌟 My Experience: I have helped numerous international students who moved to the UK with their studies. I am especially familiar with the British university system. 🌈Speaking / Presentation / Story-telling classes (suitable for school students and adults): 📌Preparation for presentations and speeches to speak with confidence 📌Practices on various themes and topics of interest 📌Pick up new words through games and discussions 📌 Public speaking and impromptu speaking 🌈How long will it take until I see the results? 🔔 IELTS TOEFL students: - On average it takes around 3 months to improve by 0.5 band score (for IELTS) and 20 scores (for TOEFL), but we will focus on common phrases/ vocabulary, typical exam questions, and transferrable exam skills to help you reach your goal faster - I have had students who could move up by 1 band score in their IELTS in just 3 months! 🔔 Conversation/ Living & studying abroad students: - It usually takes years of practice to become fluent in a language, but you actually only need to know around 800 words to be able to hold an English conversation! - We will focus on common words, expressions, and situations - Get to know the culture of the English-speaking world and how to think like an English speaker - Learn how to make English a part of your daily life - With enough practice, you should be able to speak English with confidence in around 4-5 months! 🌈What to expect in the 25-min trial lesson: ✅ We will set achievable learning goals ✅ Identify potential areas of improvement ✅Set a lesson plan together 💖I can tailor the courses according to your needs. Drop me a message for more information!💖 ❗️Classroom Rules ❕ ↘️ Bring your pen and a notebook for note-taking. ↘️ Always check your connection and devices before class starts. ↘️ Cancel the class 24 hours before class. If you have to cancel a class within 24 hours, be sure you notify me through AT Chat ⚠️Important Notice⚠️ ↘️ Please notify the tutor of your absence before the tutorial starts. Otherwise, the tutor will not make up a missed session. ↘️ Please be punctual. The tutor will only wait in the classroom for 15 mins. If students do not turn up to class without prior notice, the session will still be charged.
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  • Anonymous
    Mar 1, 2024
    Teacher is very helpful and she is very nice to ask student the learning progress. Student can express feeling about learning English freely, and tell which topics that need to learn more.
  • Sheraine Ip
    Feb 14, 2024
    Teacher Fiona is excellent in teaching my girl's composition and grammar. My girl has improved a lot on her English especially composition as she has got the highest score in class for her recent school examination. She shows great interest and attention for every lessons with Teacher Fiona and therefore i am eager to recommend her for other students who are looking for great English teacher on AT.
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Experiences

  • 2021 till now The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme
  • 2020 till now University of Leeds
  • 2018 - 2019 A-Z Learning Treehouse
  • 2016 - 2017 HKUGA Primary School

Educations

  • 2019 - 2019 University of Leeds History of Art

Experiences
  • 2021 till now The Brilliant Club Scholars Programme
  • 2020 till now University of Leeds
  • 2018 - 2019 A-Z Learning Treehouse
  • 2016 - 2017 HKUGA Primary School
Educations
  • 2019 - 2019

    University of Leeds

    History of Art

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    How to book
    • After buying courses, you can book them according to the teacher’s schedule.
    • If “Instant Tutoring” shows on the teacher’s profile, you can book the lesson 30 minutes after the current time.
    • If the teacher is not online, the next available class cannot be booked until 24 hours afterward.
    Lesson duration
    • The duration of a trial session is 25 minutes.
    • The duration of a private session is 50 minutes.
    • If you purchase more than 5 sessions, you will receive a discount (according to the price the teacher set).
    Instructions
    • Enter the website 10 minutes before the class starts. Click “My Lessons” to find your class, click “Go to class”, and then you will be in the classroom on ZOOM!
    • You can use ZOOM for classes both on your phone and computer. Please download ZOOM in advance if you choose to use your phone for the class.
    Refund policy
    • Please click “Report Issue” if you encountered any problems, and the teacher will determine either reschedule or refund afterward.
    • If the teacher doesn’t respond the issue, we will provide a full refund as AT credits for you.

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