Here you will find my qualifications and some of the areas in which I have experience

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All levels, ages and class sizes:

  • 1-on-1 tutoring

  • Small groups (5-15 students)

  • Large classes (45+ students)

  • Summer camps (200+ students)

  • Public speaking (3,500+ students)

Certified and/or trained to teach:

  • Business English

  • Hospitality English

  • English for Young Learners

  • Job interview preparation

  • Exam preparation/assessment: IELTS, TOEIC, BEC, FLEX...

  • Public Speaking

  • Legal English for Lawyers

  • English for Police Officers 

  • English for CVO Professionals

  • English for Aviation (Pilots and ATC)

  • English for Psychologists

  • English for Human Resources 

  • English for Banking Industry

  • English for Marketing Professionals

  • English for IT Specialists

  • English for Chess Instructors

  • English for Yoga Instructors

  • English for Thai/French/Russian-speaking students

  • Russian for business/dating/visiting/general 

  • International Exchange programs

Other areas of expertise:

  • simultaneous interpretation

  • consecutive interpretation for business

  • written translation

  • editing

  • proofreading

  • correcting pronunciation

  • organizing and judging English/French competitions

  • guest-speaking in universities

  • international language symposiums 

  • team teaching

  • teacher coaching

  • online lessons/webinars

  • Wall Street English methodology

  • DM

  • CLT

  • TPR and others

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Travelling to 48 U.S. states, all Canadian provinces as well as
24 other countries has allowed me to experience a true global, cultural and linguistic diversity.

I am fluent in and teach the following languages:

English
English
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French
French
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Russian
Russian
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Hebrew
Hebrew
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and have a basic understanding of:

Thai
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Polish
Polish
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Ukrainian
Ukrainian
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Czech
Czech
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CPD for Teachers 2021

International Conference of the Association of Language Schools.
Modern Approaches in Language Learning and Teaching 2021.

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CPD for Teachers 2020

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CPD for Teachers 2019

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CPD for Teachers 2018

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CPD for Teachers 2017

CPD is crucial because you can never know too much.

In this section I share some of the things that help me become a better teacher.

1. International Language Symposiums - learning from the brightest minds in the industry. 

 

 

2. Observing my fellow teachers' lessons.

3. Feedback from fellow teachers observing my classes.

4. Feedback from my students.

   With kids, I may write top 20 games that we've been playing during the course and ask them to tick their favorite three.

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Hosting the Brno Symposium 2017
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Chatting with Stephen Krashen
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and Marek Kiczkowiak
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With adults, I may hand out anonymous surveys and leave the classroom.

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My life experience as well as personal interests allow me to offer a variety of ESP (English for Specific Purposes) courses. 

This 2-page flyer, for example, will give you everything you need
to begin an exciting journey to a fascinating world of chess.

(The photo is from the Prague Chess Tournament,
which took place in September of 2021)


 

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My law enforcement background has helped me design "English for Police Officers".

 I feel privileged to contribute to a great cause years after taking off the uniform. 

(The photo below is from the Police Department in Canada)

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Role playing interventions
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Chumsaeng PD (Thailand)
Chumsaeng PD (Thailand)
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Learning police vocabulary
Learning police vocabulary
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Police brotherhood
Police brotherhood
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Lecture certificate
Lecture certificate
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Life-threatening scenarios
Life-threatening scenarios
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Learning my 5th language...

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Learning my 6th...

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