Since 2005 I have taught English Language, English Literature and drama to secondary school students and adults internationally. I have lived in several cities in China, first in Lanzhou, then Beijing, followed by Fuzhou and later, Guangzhou. Before going to Lagos, in Nigeria, I joined the teaching staff at Lincoln University, New Zealand, to teach IELTS and English for Academic Purposes. I have experience in English Language curriculum development as well as training teachers for IELTS and professional development. I am familiar with the British Cambridge Curriculum, IELTS and British IGCSE Curriculum.
Profile Category: Tutor Team
Years of working with IELTS candidates from around the world have brought me to this conclusion that what assure a candidate of success in IELTS are test experience and engagement. Unlike test knowledge, these are the only capabilities that accompany a candidate under test conditions. Thank you for taking the time to read this introductory message, and I wish you all the best in your endeavours.
I have 16+ years of experience with a focus on dynamic and results-oriented committed to inculcating a passion for learning & creating multicultural awareness through teaching the fundamentals of the English language. Experienced in teaching IELTS, PTE, NZCEL, and General English lessons. I am a quick learner who can absorb new ideas and can communicate clearly and effectively with people from all social and professional backgrounds.
I was born in the United States of America and earned my BA in journalism from The Ohio State University. I graduated with a Master’s in Journalism from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, I have found my experience in learning a second language gives me empathy with my students. I joined KIBT as a teacher in 2018 after 30 years as a journalist. I taught journalism at Syracuse. I love teaching and I am passionate about helping my students learn.
I am a graduate of Auckland University with 20 years' experience in English language teaching both New Zealand and overseas. My own experience of studying languages in other countries gives me a unique insight into both how languages are acquired and the challenges faced by second language learners. I am passionate about my students' success.
I was born and educated in New Zealand and have extensive successful experience in education and business. I initially qualified as a teacher and graduated from Canterbury University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. My experience in education spans over twenty five years and includes roles as a classroom teacher, school principal and school inspector.