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Lessons offered by Ankur
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • Literacy
  • English literature
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

I am a Certified ESL Trainer and English Postgraduate in North York

Methodology

My teaching methods are based on eliciting maximum student response and making classes fun and interactive. I choose themes that are interesting to the student and deploy an activity-based learning approach.

Background

I have done my Masters in English Literature and have an ESL certification from the prestigious Cambridge University. I have been a writer, editor, and English trainer for 13 years; I have written academic papers, grant proposals, and statements of purpose for scholars, students, and scientists.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $ 30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $130
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $250
Lessons offered by Ankur
Individual
The lessons will be held
At their place
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • Literacy
  • English literature
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

Ankur's Resume

A DIVERSE AND RICH CAREER AS EDUCATIONAL WRITER AND ADVISOR

" An accomplished educational/academic writer, editor, and trainer with over 13 years of experience
" Provided top-notch academic services to students in Canada, USA, and India, including:
o Advised students on writing assignments on literature, psychology, sociology, history, and linguistics
o Prepared statements of purpose (SOPs) for students applying to educational institutions
o Trained students on English language and literature
o Prepared educational material for students preparing for educational tests
" Prepared research proposals and grant proposals for scholars in the US
" Conducted English training sessions for business analysts
" Advised UNICEF management on writing strategy for research reports
" As an experienced writer, prepared content such as articles, blogs, opinion pieces, internal & external communication reports, marketing assets, web sales copy, speeches, content for websites
" Functioned as a senior editor in knowledge process outsourcing firms, publishing houses, and business development teams
" Mentored other writers, trained business analysts on facets of business writing, and ensured linguistic excellence for content prepared
" Attained Master's and Bachelor's degrees in English Literature
" Certified to teach English (by Cambridge University)
KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

" Ability to create content across all platforms and modify content according to requirements
" Experience in handling multiple training assignments simultaneously
" Excellent editing and plain-language writing skills
" Driven to excel in high-pressure environments and deliver flawless work
" Ability to ensure the highest standards of quality control
" Experience with interview and research skills
" Comfortable with all facets of student interaction
" Self-directed yet effective team player
" Proven experience interviewing external and internal stakeholders
" Familiar with the principles of writing for online as well as print content
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Freelance Writer for Master Writer, Toronto October 2017 - Present
" Writing assignments for school and college students on various subjects

Freelance Educational Writer 2005 - Present
" Advising students on writing assignments for university and college
" Prepared statements of purpose (SOPs) for students
" Trained students on English language and literature
" Prepared educational material for students preparing for educational tests

Senior Manager - Internal Communications, ValueLabs 2015 - 2016
" Managing Internal Communications for the Insurance vertical at ValueLabs; including designing the communications framework, creating leadership communication pieces, editing content prepared by the team

Deputy Manager - Communications, CSC 2010 - 2015
" Led the Internal Communications team at IS&S, a vertical of CSC; designed the communications framework, introduced several communication initiatives, and ensured timely and effective implementation of communication plan

Asst. Manager - Writer & Editor (Business Dev.), EXL Service 2009 - 2010
" Prepared and edited sales proposals created by writers in the Business Development team in response to RFPs and RFIs sent by prospective clients; this included assessing the proposals on grammar, cohesiveness, clarity, structure, and factual correctness, and ensuring that they are aligned to clients' specific needs and queries

Content Editor, Smartanalyst 2007 - 2009
" Collaborated with team leads and senior analysts to devise content-structuring strategies to be deployed for each project, depending upon the project's length, the nature of analysis, the information desired by the client the domain for which the document is being prepared (life sciences, consumer healthcare, finance, etc.)
" Conducted training sessions for business analysts on aspects of business writing in English

Business Editor, Evalueserve, 2006 - 2007
" Edited and performed quality checks on business reports prepared by the company's business analysts
" Awarded the top rating for exceptional performance in the company's bi-annual evaluation

Content Writer, Career Launcher 2004 - 2006
" Created questions for the English section of mock test papers
" Developed content (English) for the course material used by the company's students

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

CELTA Certified, British Council, Mumbai 2016

Master of English Literature 2004
Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi

Bachelor of English Literature 2002
Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi

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