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Nancy
Β« He is knowledgeable and being patient while he was teaching materials... More Β»
N
Nancy
Β« He is knowledgeable and being patient while he was teaching materials in the session. I was never afraid of speaking out while practicing in front of him. It helped me build up my confidence and skills of speaking English as a second language. Β»
R250/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Dirk
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTech
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate
  • MBA

Experienced English tutor to help you become the best you can be

Methodology

I believe each student is unique, and everyone has different needs. Concerning the methodology I use, will depend on the student I am assisting. I have a very international and clear pronunciation. I am very patient with my learners and in my classes.

Background

I am an educator with 12 years English teaching experience. All my teaching experience was gained in China. As a result am I quite knowledgeable concerning non-native speakers of different cultures. I am currently also furthering my education at university.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : R250/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : R1100
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : R2100
Lessons offered by Dirk
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTech
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate
  • MBA

Dirk's CV

Educational background:

February 2019 – current University of Stellenbosch
ο‚· Bachelor’s in Education (Intermediate Phase)

February 2019 – June 2019 University of Stellenbosch
ο‚· Leadership in education NQF6

October 2006 Boland school t raining center, Suzhou, China
ο‚· TEFL Course - 140-hour teaching training course for teachers of English as a foreign Language & 20 hours
of teaching practice with Chinese students of all levels.
ο‚· China TEFL certificate - An introduction to Chinese culture and teaching English to Chinese people specifically

2000 – 2002 Boland College - Stellenbosch
ο‚· Marketing management N4
ο‚· Marketing management N5

1999 Tygerberg College
ο‚· Small business Management and Entrepreneurship N3

1999 Monument Park High School
ο‚· Matriculated

Work experience since November 2006:

1. Feb ’09 – Apr β€˜18 Wall Street English as a Foreign Trainer (Guangzhou and Beijing)
- Teach English to adult students – 17 years and up.
- Various different sized/types of classes as well as English corners.
- Taught Business English, Harvard Manage Mentor as well as FT.com (finance)
- Did social activities with students off-campus.
- Organized and hosted Social activities and parties within the center.

2. Sep '07 – Feb β€˜09 Aipusen as an English teacher of children (Guangzhou)
- Taught English to children from the ages of 3 to 15
- Hosted functions and parties for the Children on special celebratory days.

3. Aug β€˜07 BKL Global Training (WenZhou)
English teacher for a summer camp
- Taught English to children from the ages of 12 to 15.

4. Feb '07 - July '07 English First as an English teacher (Hangzhou)
- Taught English to Children from the age of 6 to 13.

5. Nov '06 - Feb '07 New world training center as an English teacher (XiaoShan, Hangzhou)
- Taught English and business English to Students of Adult age.
- Did level checks and tests.
- Wrote lesson plans for the curriculum.
- Did English corners twice a week.

Reviews on Dirk
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1 recommendation

N
Nancy

He is knowledgeable and being patient while he was teaching materials in the session. I was never afraid of speaking out while practicing in front of him. It helped me build up my confidence and skills of speaking English as a second language.

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