My name is Letha! I am from Durban South Africa. I studied a BA Communication Science degree at the University of South Africa(#8 in SA), I completed numerous modules including English Literature, English for Academic Purposes and English Fundamentals, upon generating adequate funds my wish is to further my studies to the point of attaining a Masters degree thereafter a Doctor of Arts in Communication Science!
I wish to travel the world one day and meet as many people as possible and learn about various cultures.:-) I am an avid reader, love cooking hearty meals and enjoy spending quality time with people who thrive to make a difference in their social space. I enjoy keeping active, I'm an all-around sportsman. I would love to share my knowledge and skills from the numerous books I have read.
I have close friends from different backgrounds - here in South Africa we have a diverse population, I also wish to share my experience of my world and would love to learn from you too!
My TEFL and TESOL Masterclass certification course have prepared me well for teaching you how to improve both your productive (speaking and writing) language skills as well as your receptive (listening and reading) language skills, I have over 9 years experience in the field of communication and correspondence.
My accent is neutral, I speak with clarity and note my goal is to ensure you reach your goals through continuous progress assessments and I will be with you every step of the way!
I specialize in the following:
Pronunciation, reading, writing, speaking and vocabulary, intonation, pacing, pauses.
Everyday free conversation, Informal speech
Discussion, homework, exam preparation
News Articles, E-books, Audio and Images
Business Writing, Academic writing, Verses
Vocabulary, useful Phrases, Audio-books
Accent Reduction, tone, Conversation starters
Job interview Preparation, Social and Business
Articles, Quantifiers, Basic and Advanced English
In my sessions, I invite mistakes, engage in active listening, allow students to express themselves as much as possible after which I provide detailed feedback. I'm full of energy, I inspire, drive and motivate students on a continuous basis!
I am learning a new language myself so I know how stressful it be, my sessions are well-paced, I invite mistakes, engage in active listening, allow students to express themselves as much as possible after which I provide detailed feedback. I'm full of energy, I inspire, drive and motivate students through TPR, IELTS and TOEFL testing strategies!:-)
I have taught Chemical Professors of Asian and European descent to Science Lecturers who are based in America to Financial Banking personnel in Luxembourg.
We going to work together to make your English learning successful and I look forward to it!