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CATHERINE COOK

English Tutor
Catherine English Tutor

Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Management (Education)
Advanced Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Bachelor in Education (Further, Adult and Higher Education)
Certificate in The Advanced Study of Education: TEFL/ESP
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

 

Catherine is personable and highly experienced having dedicated her life to improving English standards in the UK and Australia.

Catherine has worked in the United Kingdom Further Education Colleges and Private Language Academies since qualifying as a TESOL tutor in 1998. This has involved teaching students and managing staff in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) departments. Catherine was a teacher trainer for 2 years on the Trinity TESOL programme as well as the Post Graduate Certificate in Education course.  Catherine is delivering tailor-made English group tutoring for Lush, Suncorp and architectural firms along with professional and workplace English for individual clients.

DANIELLE KUTER

English Tutor
Danielle English Tutor

Qualifications

 Bachelor of Arts (Japanese)
CELTA Certification
Cert IV in Training & Assessment
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Danielle has 20 years ESL teaching experience specialising in business English, effective communication skills for work and pronunciation improvement.

Danielle makes lessons enjoyable and practical with a strong student-centred approach. Lessons are designed around the student’s learning pace, requirements and style. Danielle believes that improving language skills is a transformative experience. Improving English can build self-belief and self-confidence in the individual. Danielle tutoring doesn’t feel like work because she is doing what she loves. Danielle has spent years developing her personalised approach to English tutoring in Melbourne. Danielle currently works with small groups and individual clients from Mercedes, Nissan and Unicharm. Danielle also specialises in IELTS and PTE exam preparation and has seen hundreds of successful students achieve their desired results in these exams.  

CLAUDIA SORRENTINO

English Tutor
English Tutor - Claudia Sorrentino

Qualifications:

RSA TEFLA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults – Cambridge

Bachelor of Arts Hons (Language & Literature)

Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

 

Claudia will create lessons to suit your individual needs and you can always request to practise specific language areas.

Claudia has taught English as a Second Language in Australia, Italy, Turkey, and England, for over 12 years.  She has mostly taught European and Asian business executives and has helped many students pass their IELTS exam. For 11 years, Claudia also worked as a Business Development Manager in various charities and eventually became the Chief Executive of Love Is All We Need, a charity that supports AIDS orphans in South Africa.  After 18 months in this position, Claudia chose to come back to teaching and is able to use her business experience. Claudia’s main aim is to give you the confidence to express yourself freely in English.  Claudia will create lessons to suit your individual needs and you can always request to practice specific language areas.  Whatever the goal of the lesson is, Claudia will aim to create a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

ANNA HOLDEN

English Tutor
Anna English Tutor

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Linguistics and German
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) – ESL & LOTE (German)
Graduate Certificate of Arts
                              Certificate IV in Training & Assessment TAE40110                                CELTA Certification
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Anna is a passionate and experienced ESL tutor, who feels incredibly privileged to work with people from all over the world.

Anna has taught in secondary schools, adult institutions, and delivered a variety corporate coaching to organisations such as ALDI, Bayer and TAL.  Living and teaching in Germany and Korea has given Anna insight into the benefits of language acquisition and cross-cultural awareness when adapting to a new country.  She loves to create ‘tailor-made’ English lessons, catering to the needs of all levels and needs of learners. Anna enjoys reading, traveling, languages, going to movies and foreign film festivals are some of my passions. She continually strives to improve her own German language skills.  More recently she has started to learn French.  Anna loves the idea of life-long learning. 

MARY SNEE

English Tutor
Mary English Tutor

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts
CELTA Certification
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Mary is successfully able to adapt to new situations and make people feel comfortable to develop new ways communicating in English.

Mary understands the importance of being able to communicate effectively in a new country. Mary wants you to be able to confidently interact with people from diverse backgrounds. Mary always aims to develop and execute lessons that motivate students to build their self-confidence.  Armed with these tools, students then can continue to improve their vocabulary through speaking, listening and reading.   And as they continue to grow in confidence, their practice of pronunciation and knowledge of grammar also improves. Mary’s background work has involved administration in Federal Government organisations, and ownership of several businesses in the hospitality industry. Mary teaches in large and small companies along with individuals at ESL Tutoring. Mary has worked with BMW, Binyan, Genozzano and Elabor8 executives. Mary is an all round expert with individuals and groups, being able to quickly adapt to her environment and cater for each individual student’s needs and outcomes to gain fabulous results.

MICHAEL CAREY

English Tutor
Michael English Tutor

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Michael has a wealth of business management, brand development, corporate client relationship experience with high profile brands such as Rolex and Tennis Australia.

Michael demonstrates a genuine care for clients while retaining results-driven focus. He is professional and understands the flexibility and demands required when dealing with high-level corporate entities. His teaching qualifications combined with his corporate background make for an excellent combination when coaching.

CATHERINE MAY

English Tutor
CATHERINE ENGLISH TUTOR

Qualifications

Bachelor of Communication
Cambridge KET and PET Speaking Examiner
Master of Fine Arts
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Catherine loves travel and teaching, her students always enjoy her lessons and see amazing results.

Catherine has recently returned from overseas where she spent 17 years teaching English in Japan, Italy and France. She specialises in a very intensive, rapid and immersive teaching which works on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and correct sentence construction whilst also improving confidence and comprehension. This method focusses on maximising student speaking time (always prompted and assisted by the teacher) so that vocabulary and sentence construction is stored in the student’s long-term memory. Catherine likes to make sure that the student is always supported by the teacher and can enjoy a productive, stress-free lesson. She loves teaching and gets great satisfaction in seeing students make rapid progress, build confidence and achieve their objectives.

KESSY ZHANG

English Tutor
Kessy English Tutor

Qualifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Business
Bachelor of Arts
Diploma of Modern Languages in Japanese
CELTA, Certificate IV in Traning and Assessment
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Kessy has a wealth of life and work experiences that make her an amazing English tutor.

Kessy is a native English speaker and has a love for learning languages including Japanese, French, Italian, and Spanish. She has diverse experience organising fashion festivals and golf tournaments and volunteering at orphanages, she has travelled the globe and worked with people from all walks of life. She has taught English to children, university students and business executives. Kessy understands the challenges and joys of perfecting a foreign tongue.

GAVIN NEILSON

English Tutor
Gavin English Tutor

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts

Graduate Diploma of Education

Graduate Bachelor of Education (Applied Linguistics/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment & Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Gavin’s background in teaching English to learners from a wide variety of backgrounds, needs and levels, has made him a skilled and engaged ESL professional. He enjoys working with a variety of learners, and finding the methods, resources and techniques that will support them in achieving their English language learning goals.

Gavin brings many years of experience in teaching English to speakers of other languages. He has worked in different states of Australia, as well as in Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India. In these situations, he has worked as a specialist English language teacher, English examiner, and ESL teacher-trainer. He has taught in, and learned much from, working in a variety of social, cultural, physical and employment environments. This adds layers of flexibility and creativity, that enhance his teaching approach, as well as his interactions with people from all backgrounds and ranges of skill. Gavin has enjoyed the challenges and success of working with learners who ranged from requiring basic literacy skills in English, even when they might not be literate in their own language, to working with overseas University graduates who need to develop their English language skills to be able to pursue post-graduate studies in English speaking countries. The work remains always interesting, as no two learners will ever be exactly the same, and it is in finding the ways to develop the skills and confidence to bring each individual to their potential, that makes the teaching satisfying.

GAYLE AGGISS

English Tutor
GAYLE AGGISS

Qualifications

Cambridge CELTA
Bachelor of Arts (English and History)
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Gayle enjoys helping students understand and use English more effectively, whether it’s at work or in their personal lives.

Gayle has worked in China and in Vietnam teaching English to students of varying ages and levels. These experiences combined with her love of travel have given her an insight into a variety of cultures and languages, and she uses this insight to connect with her students and to create lessons that expand their understanding. She works hard to better understand her students so that she can design lessons and exercises that suit their needs, their learning styles, and what they want to learn. Her students enjoy the relaxed, friendly environment that she creates during her lessons and feel comfortable coming to her with any requests or concerns they have about their learning. And her commitment to lifelong learning means that she’s constantly upgrading her skills, and her students get the benefits of this dedication.

DAN BORGO-CARATTI

English Tutor

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science/Economics
CELTA Certification
Charted Accountatant
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Dan is an enthusiastic and personable tutor who enjoys helping students improve their English language skills and achieve their personal objectives.

Dan’s extensive experience as a chartered accountant in financial services and as a business owner in retail gives him a wealth of knowledge to support coaching corporate students in all facets of their daily English needs. Dan has been coaching and tutoring overseas students for several years and has been a student of several European languages in his past, he well understands the challenges of mastering a foreign language. Dan is a linguist who specialises in pronunciation and language acquisition. Dan works with corporate Spanish speaking clients along with accountants from multinational organisations.

SARA BORATAV

English Tutor
Sara English Tutor Melbourn

Qualifications

Master of TESOL
Bachelor of Arts Russia History 
Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Sara has been teaching ESL for over 20 years and always strives to help her students achieve their language learning goals.

Sara taught English at universities in the U. S. and Turkey before arriving in Australia and speaks English, Turkish and some Russian. Sara has many years of experience tutoring students of all levels and ages. Her own multicultural background and international experience are greatly beneficial when it comes to communicating with students and putting them at ease. Sara enjoys tailoring lessons to suit each student’s goals and needs. She gets great satisfaction from helping her students to achieve. Sara teaches students from Nissan and Rinnai who really enjoy working with her.

DECLAN MURPHY

English Tutor
Declan English Tutor

Qualifications:

B.Ec. in Intl. Economics and Japanese Studies, Macquarie University,

Cambridge CELTA, Certificate IV TESOL

Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Declan has experience teaching and working overseas in an additional language and he loves the challenge.

Declan ran his own company in Japan along with teaching international students and employees from Toyota, Mitsubishi Motors, and 3M. He also completed the translation of the school’s program cat the log, and creation of accommodation guides, student manuals, databases, and websites. He also had responsibility for Immigration documents (visa applications and renewals), accommodation design, online kanji dictionary and distance learning modules, all planning and events, sales and marketing as well as customer support. He brings is a wealth of teaching and business experience to each class and loves investing in the learning of each individual.

THOMAS LOFTUS

English Tutor
Thomas English Tutor

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts

TESOL Certificate

Diploma of Business

Certified EASy Report™ Assessor

Thomas brings many years of experience in teaching English to speakers of other languages, Thomas consistently plans for English lessons to suit the individual’s requirements.

Thomas has a demonstrated track record when helping professional business people develop their confidence and English communication skills. Thomas has taught English at Universities in China as well as teaching adults in private language centers in Asia and Eastern Europe.  His main areas of specialty are general English, English for academic purposes such as IELTS and business English for corporate clients. Thomas demonstrates integrity, patience, and care for student’s needs and learning progress. He brings a wealth of teaching experience to each class and will apply himself to helping students to improve their communicative English.

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