English Tutoring And Translating

English Tutoring And Translating

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About

Hi everyone!

I am Smaranda, but you can call me Sam, a highly experienced English teacher from Canada, currently living in Mexico. I have over 25 years teaching experience at international level. I have a Master of Applied Linguistics and speak four languages. I can help you with any issues you might have in English, from the lowest to the highest level. I am also an IELTS specialist and have helped many people pass this challenging exam in order to study and/or work in Canada or USA. I hope to hear from you soon!

Stay well, stay safe and be happy!

I love teaching and helping people. The best reward I can get is seeing improvement and good results overall in my students. I am patient and persistent until I can see positive outcomes. I use repetition whenever necessary, without any problems, and never get tired or impatient as this is a learning process and I motivate students to not give up until they can see for themselves that they have made progress in their studies.

I taught English on four continents and am familiar with various cultures, so I can relate and adapt to different customs and situations quite easily. I use a variety of teaching methodology and give and encourage the students to give examples from real life experience and events.

You can also find me on LinkedIn with the same name.


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Hired 1 time
8 years in business
Serves Old Hickory, TN
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    Daniela S.

    I love her! Smaranda is active, dynamic, and accurate. If you want to acquire the language with accurate corrections and practice, she is the best.
    I highly recommend her. Great teacher.
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    June 05, 2020

    Sarelena B.

    Excellent teacher who is always thinking of different ways to make students learn and enjoy learning. She’s very conscious about her work and gives the most of her in it.
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    May 27, 2020

    Frequently asked questions

    I introduce myself and ask him/her some things about themselves, including hobbies, likes and dislikes, and especially find out their strengths and weaknesses in English, so I get a general idea of their immediate needs. Based on what I hear and see, I can make suggestions for improvement, apart from the actual lesson (do more reading, listening, writing and suggesting free sites where they can practise). I take notes as they speak and give them feedback on what I think they should work on to improve their skills. I use repetition whenever necessary and correct mispronunciation or spelling errors, whatever the case may be. I occasionally use humor and try to keep them at ease. I encourage them to ask questions and make sure they do not feel judged...they are, after all, on their way to improvement.


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