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šŸ‘ā€šŸ—ØHello! Iā€™m Tim. A Native British Professional Teacher. šŸ’Ž 9 years Teaching Experience šŸ’Ž Masters Degree from UK University šŸ’Ž TEFL Qualified (since 2006) ā–¶Business, General and Conversational English (A1-C2 levels) ā–¶Interesting topics for conversation with great resources and develop grammar understanding ā–¶IELTS Exam Preparation šŸŽ“ I will give you Essay Practice, Error Correction, with detailed Feedback and Grammar Support. šŸŽ“I have a range of IELTS resources to support you. šŸŽ“ We can Practice listening and speaking tasks focused on the Exam. šŸšøI am an Experienced School Teacher from the UK āž–āž–WHAT I OFFER YOU ā­ļø Customised plan which adapts to your needs ā­ļø Free materials ā­ļø I provide homework ā­ļø I will correct your work and give constructive feedback ā­ļø Learn with books, articles, audio, and video āž–āž–MY BACKGROUND ā­ļø qualified with TEFLšŸ§¾, (2006) āž• I have teaching Experience in šŸšøpublic schools and šŸŽ“language schools. ā­ļøAlso I have teaching experience in šŸ‘” corporate environments, including Banking, Insurance, Tech, Recruitment, Government, and Advertising. ā–¶Educated to a Masters-degree level (Msc.) at a UK University. ā–¶ Postgraduate Certificate of Education (Science). ā–¶ Scientific background with strong interest in business and technology. ā–¶Experienced giving presentations in academia and to the public. ā–¶In recent years, I have helped over 100 non-English academics finalise their work ready for publication in international peer-reviewed journals. āž–āž–IELTS šŸ’ŖWRITING šŸŸ” All your written work will be kept and stored in Google Drive. šŸŸ” I provide a Vocabulary Learning Tool / Record šŸŸ” I will share resources with you to suit your needs. šŸŸ¢ We will analyse šŸ˜‡perfect essays to see my tips in action. šŸ”“ Regular Homework included. šŸ”“ Every session šŸ’Ž I will give feedback on your essays based on the exam criteria. šŸŸ”ę‚Øēš„ę‰€ęœ‰ä¹¦é¢ä½œå“å°†č¢«äæå­˜å¹¶å­˜å‚ØåœØGoogleäŗ‘ē«Æē”¬ē›˜äø­ć€‚ šŸŸ”ęˆ‘ęä¾›čÆę±‡å­¦ä¹ å·„å…·/č®°å½• šŸŸ”ęˆ‘å°†äøŽę‚Ø共äŗ«čµ„ęŗä»„ę»”č¶³ę‚Øēš„éœ€ę±‚ć€‚ šŸŸ¢ęˆ‘ä»¬å°†åˆ†ęžšŸ˜‡å®Œē¾Žēš„č®ŗꖇļ¼Œä»„äŗ†č§£ęˆ‘ēš„ę“ä½œęŠ€å·§ć€‚ šŸ”“åŒ…ę‹¬åøøč§„ä½œäøšć€‚ ęˆ‘å°†ę ¹ę®č€ƒčÆ•ę ‡å‡†äøŗę‚Øēš„č®ŗę–‡ęä¾›åé¦ˆć€‚ āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–1 Advantage and Disadvantage Essays. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– ā–ŗ vocab & verb patterns šŸŽ“How to structure this essay ā–ŗ writing clear introductions ā–ŗ writing conclusions ā–ŗ Increasing Coherence with topic sentences āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–2 Problem & Solution Essays āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– ā–ŗ Academic language for writing about solutions šŸŽ“How to structure this essay šŸŽ“ How to link your essay effectively by contrasting different ideas. šŸŽ“ Learn how to use the different forms of a word. šŸŽ“ Grammar and phrases for introductions and conclusions šŸŽ“Learn how to organise and developed you paragraphs. šŸŽ“Learn to support your main ideas, give examples and explain your point. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”– 3 Opinion Essays āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– ā–ŗ Key structures: make / let / allow šŸŽ“Learn how to use discourse markers to make writing clearer šŸŽ“ Structure and linking šŸŽ“Learn how to Support arguments and opinions šŸ’Ž Writing introductions for opinion essays šŸŽ“How to structure this kind of essay šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Expressing someone else's opinion šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using articles correctly āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–4 Advantage Disadvantage Essays (2) āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Avoiding generalizations: using tend (not) to šŸŽ“Tips on how to plan your essay in exam conditions. šŸŽ“Structure and linking in spite of/ despite šŸŽ“Get tips on how to link your essay and improve coherence. šŸ’Ŗ Word formation: use the right form of a word at the right time šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using pronouns to link ideas and avoid repetition šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Using the passive ā–ŗUsing comment adverbs to link ideas and show your opinion āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–5 Problem and Solution Essays (2) āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Singular and plural forms šŸŽ“ Structure and linking ā–ŗ in order to / so as to / so that šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Developing topic sentences šŸ“ˆ šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using the second conditional to write about solutions āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–6 Opinion Essay (2) āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Qualifying your opinion šŸ”¦Giving an opinion about future trends šŸŽ“Structure and linking: instead (of) šŸŽ“Relative clauses šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Checking and editing your essays šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using noun phrases āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–7 Graphs With Trendlines āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Re-wording introductions šŸ”¦ Writing an overview šŸ”¦ Language to describe change in graphs šŸ¤¹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø Exam skills: Joining two changes together šŸ¤¹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø Exam skills: Prepositions and articles šŸ¤¹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøExam skills: Commenting on the data in a graph āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–8 Comparative Graphs āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Key language for making comparisons šŸ”¦ Advanced comparatives and linking devices šŸŽ“ LINKING DEVICES šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Numerical comparatives šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Ranking Information šŸ¤¹ Dealing with surveys and questionnaires šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Improving your writing style šŸ’Ž Every unit includes a clear plan with writing tasks, homework, and feedback.šŸ“ˆ āž–āž–āž–āž–šŸ‘”Business English šŸ‘” BUSINESS ENGLISH (A1-A2 Level) å•†åŠ”č‹±čÆ­ļ¼ˆä½Žēŗ§ļ¼‰ 10-20+ Lessons: (with optional homework) You will learn: āœ…Basics of English grammar - Including, Verb tenses to talk about the past, present, and future. Prepositions, How to make questions, comparatives and superlatives. āœ…Expand vocabulary: Nationalities, types of company, company departments, technology. Correspondence, work responsibilities, working in a team, and schedules. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ‘” BUSINESS ENGLISH (B1-B2 Level) å•†åŠ”č‹±čÆ­ļ¼ˆäø­ēŗ§ļ¼‰ 10-20+ Lessons: (with optional homework) You will learn: āœ… English grammar - Including, Verb tenses including Present Continuous and Present Perfect. Countable and uncountable nouns, Modal Verbs, the Passive, Conditional Sentences. āœ…Expand vocabulary: Company facts, company structure, the development process, travel, orders and deliveries, sales and advertising, evaluating performance. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ‘” BUSINESS ENGLISH (C1+ Level) å•†åŠ”č‹±čÆ­ļ¼ˆé«˜ēŗ§ļ¼‰ 10-20+ Lessons: (with optional homework) You will learn: āœ… English grammar - Including, Advanced use of verb tenses. Using direct and indirect questions. Expressing hypothetical situations. Expressing obligation and permission. Reported speech. Gerunds. Narrative Tenses. āœ…Expand vocabulary: managing projects, ideas & innovations, customer service, communication and collaboration, new businesses; talking about charts, numbers, and trends. āž–āž–TEACHING STYLE I am quite relaxed, my priority is making you feel comfortable speaking, without stress, so you are free to make mistakes and learn from them. I have been working as an educator since 2006, and as an English teacher for 6 years now, so I have the knowledge and teaching experience to support you all the way until you achieve your goals. āž–āž–IELTS šŸ’ŖWRITING šŸŸ” All your written work will be kept and stored in Google Drive. šŸŸ” I provide a Vocabulary Learning Tool / Record šŸŸ” I will share resources with you to suit your needs. šŸŸ¢ We will analyse šŸ˜‡perfect essays to see my tips in action. šŸ”“ Regular Homework included. šŸ”“ Every session šŸ’Ž I will give feedback on your essays based on the exam criteria. šŸŸ”ę‚Øēš„ę‰€ęœ‰ä¹¦é¢ä½œå“å°†č¢«äæå­˜å¹¶å­˜å‚ØåœØGoogleäŗ‘ē«Æē”¬ē›˜äø­ć€‚ šŸŸ”ęˆ‘ęä¾›čÆę±‡å­¦ä¹ å·„å…·/č®°å½• šŸŸ”ęˆ‘å°†äøŽę‚Ø共äŗ«čµ„ęŗä»„ę»”č¶³ę‚Øēš„éœ€ę±‚ć€‚ šŸŸ¢ęˆ‘ä»¬å°†åˆ†ęžšŸ˜‡å®Œē¾Žēš„č®ŗꖇļ¼Œä»„äŗ†č§£ęˆ‘ēš„ę“ä½œęŠ€å·§ć€‚ šŸ”“åŒ…ę‹¬åøøč§„ä½œäøšć€‚ ęˆ‘å°†ę ¹ę®č€ƒčÆ•ę ‡å‡†äøŗę‚Øēš„č®ŗę–‡ęä¾›åé¦ˆć€‚ āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–1 Advantage and Disadvantage Essays. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– ā–ŗ vocab & verb patterns šŸŽ“How to structure this essay ā–ŗ writing clear introductions ā–ŗ writing conclusions ā–ŗ Increasing Coherence with topic sentences āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–2 Problem & Solution Essays āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– ā–ŗ Academic language for writing about solutions šŸŽ“How to structure this essay šŸŽ“ How to link your essay effectively by contrasting different ideas. šŸŽ“ Learn how to use the different forms of a word. šŸŽ“ Grammar and phrases for introductions and conclusions šŸŽ“Learn how to organise and developed you paragraphs. šŸŽ“Learn to support your main ideas, give examples and explain your point. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”– 3 Opinion Essays āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– ā–ŗ Key structures: make / let / allow šŸŽ“Learn how to use discourse markers to make writing clearer šŸŽ“ Structure and linking šŸŽ“Learn how to Support arguments and opinions šŸ’Ž Writing introductions for opinion essays šŸŽ“How to structure this kind of essay šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Expressing someone else's opinion šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using articles correctly āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–4 Advantage Disadvantage Essays (2) āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Avoiding generalizations: using tend (not) to šŸŽ“Tips on how to plan your essay in exam conditions. šŸŽ“Structure and linking in spite of/ despite šŸŽ“Get tips on how to link your essay and improve coherence. šŸ’Ŗ Word formation: use the right form of a word at the right time šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using pronouns to link ideas and avoid repetition šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Using the passive ā–ŗUsing comment adverbs to link ideas and show your opinion āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–5 Problem and Solution Essays (2) āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Singular and plural forms šŸŽ“ Structure and linking ā–ŗ in order to / so as to / so that šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Developing topic sentences šŸ“ˆ šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using the second conditional to write about solutions āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–6 Opinion Essay (2) āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Qualifying your opinion šŸ”¦Giving an opinion about future trends šŸŽ“Structure and linking: instead (of) šŸŽ“Relative clauses šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Checking and editing your essays šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Using noun phrases āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–7 Graphs With Trendlines āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Re-wording introductions šŸ”¦ Writing an overview šŸ”¦ Language to describe change in graphs šŸ¤¹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø Exam skills: Joining two changes together šŸ¤¹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø Exam skills: Prepositions and articles šŸ¤¹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøExam skills: Commenting on the data in a graph āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”–8 Comparative Graphs āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ”¦ Key language for making comparisons šŸ”¦ Advanced comparatives and linking devices šŸŽ“ LINKING DEVICES šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Numerical comparatives šŸ¤¹ Exam skills: Ranking Information šŸ¤¹ Dealing with surveys and questionnaires šŸ¤¹Exam skills: Improving your writing style šŸ’Ž Every unit includes a clear plan with writing tasks, homework, and feedback.šŸ“ˆ āž–āž–āž–āž–šŸ‘”Business English šŸ‘” BUSINESS ENGLISH (A1-A2 Level) å•†åŠ”č‹±čÆ­ļ¼ˆä½Žēŗ§ļ¼‰ 10-20+ Lessons: (with optional homework) You will learn: āœ…Basics of English grammar - Including, Verb tenses to talk about the past, present, and future. Prepositions, How to make questions, comparatives and superlatives. āœ…Expand vocabulary: Nationalities, types of company, company departments, technology. Correspondence, work responsibilities, working in a team, and schedules. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ‘” BUSINESS ENGLISH (B1-B2 Level) å•†åŠ”č‹±čÆ­ļ¼ˆäø­ēŗ§ļ¼‰ 10-20+ Lessons: (with optional homework) You will learn: āœ… English grammar - Including, Verb tenses including Present Continuous and Present Perfect. Countable and uncountable nouns, Modal Verbs, the Passive, Conditional Sentences. āœ…Expand vocabulary: Company facts, company structure, the development process, travel, orders and deliveries, sales and advertising, evaluating performance. āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž–āž– šŸ‘” BUSINESS ENGLISH (C1+ Level) å•†åŠ”č‹±čÆ­ļ¼ˆé«˜ēŗ§ļ¼‰ 10-20+ Lessons: (with optional homework) You will learn: āœ… English grammar - Including, Advanced use of verb tenses. Using direct and indirect questions. Expressing hypothetical situations. Expressing obligation and permission. Reported speech. Gerunds. Narrative Tenses. āœ…Expand vocabulary: managing projects, ideas & innovations, customer service, communication and collaboration, new businesses; talking about charts, numbers, and trends. āž–āž–TEACHING STYLE I am quite relaxed, my priority is making you feel comfortable speaking, without stress, so you are free to make mistakes and learn from them. I have been working as an educator since 2006, and as an English teacher for 6 years now, so I have the knowledge and teaching experience to support you all the way until you achieve your goals.
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    May 25, 2022
    We talked about the working, and crypto-currency price, and talked a bit about the Present perfect and Present perfect continuous
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    Apr 30, 2022
    We looked at MIXED conditionals together. I have learned this grammar before but never understood how to use it. This is the first time I think I understand it thoroughly.
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  • 2010 - 2013 Neathered High School (England)
  • 2013 - 2014 Berlitz English (Lisbon)
  • 2014 - 2016 OParque Bilingual School (Lisbon)
  • 2016 - 2020 Freelance English Teacher (real-world and online)
  • 2016 - 2020 Cogitatio Press (Academic Publisher-Lisbon)

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  • 1997 - 2001 Coventry University Biology

  • 2001 - 2002 Newcastle Unversity (Msc.) Agriculture School

  • 2006 - 2006 Via Lingua Language School TEFL

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  • 2010 - 2013 Neathered High School (England)
  • 2013 - 2014 Berlitz English (Lisbon)
  • 2014 - 2016 OParque Bilingual School (Lisbon)
  • 2016 - 2020 Freelance English Teacher (real-world and online)
  • 2016 - 2020 Cogitatio Press (Academic Publisher-Lisbon)
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