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Lessons offered by Mayur
  • Individual
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The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • at your home
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Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • Business English
  • IELTS
Levels
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient

English Instructor with 9 years of global experience teaching international students ESL/EFL, IELTS, Writing Skills, and Business Communication

Methodology

My teaching methodology is interactive, task-based, student-centered and performance-oriented. I customise my class as per the need of students. My building connection and engagement with students make me a special teacher. I teach undergraduates and graduates ranging different language abilities.

Background

I have 9 years of strong professional background teaching ESL, EFL, IELTS, Writing Skills, and Business Communication to Undergraduates and Graduates at college and university level. I have strong cross-cultural competency teaching international students from China, South Korea, Japan, India, the Philippines, and Canada. I have two Bachelors, one in TESL, and Masters in TESL and completed Ph.D. I also did Certificate course in TESL, Formative Assessment Practices, from University of Oregon, USA.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 23/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $23
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $20
Lessons offered by Mayur
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • Business English
  • IELTS
Levels
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient

Mayur's Resume

Profile
A dynamic and committed professional with over 9 years of experience in teaching English as a Second Language and English for Academic Purposes, at college and university level. Persuasive communicator with superior teaching skills and the ability to enhance learners’ skills through a variety of interactive, communicative, task-based methods. Proven ability to observe, facilitate, monitor, plan, assess, and reflect on learners’ performance.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Ÿ English as a Second Language
Ÿ English for Academic Purposes
Ÿ Business Communication
Ÿ IELTS
Ÿ Taught International students
Ÿ Curriculum development
Ÿ Effective Communicator
Ÿ Cross-cultural Competency
Ÿ Interpersonal Skills
Ÿ Leadership Skills
Ÿ MS Office and Techno Savvy
Ÿ Critical Thinking Skill

EXPERIENCE

Halifax Public Central Library, Canada Since February 2018
ESL Facilitator:
Teaching ESL to new immigrants
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Facilitating ESL training to new immigrants as per the CLB Benchmarks
Ÿ Administering and marking students’ individual progress
Ÿ Developing course outlines, module plans and assessment tools
Ÿ Assisting them for placement and community exposure

SAL Engineering & Technical Institute, India July 2017 – December 2017
ESL/EAP Instructor:
Taught English as a Second Language (ESL), Communication Skills, Writing Skills, English Language Lab
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Facilitated individual and group sessions developing Oral and Writing skills among students
Ÿ Delivered short-term training workshops for cultivating Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
Ÿ Conducted formative assessments, administered tests and evaluated students’ progress
Ÿ Managed English Language Lab to develop students’ Listening and Speaking Skills

International Academy of Management and Economics, (IAME), the Philippines June 2016 – May 2017
EAL/EAP Instructor:
Taught Oral Communication, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Communication Skills, English as an Additional Language (EAL); managed portfolio of Project-Based-Learning
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Conducted Project-Based-Learning (PBL) and led individual presentation based on PBL project
Ÿ Taught EAL and EAP courses which included writing essays, articles and project reports
Ÿ Conducted formative assessment, administered tests and evaluated students’ progress

De La Salle University, the Philippines August 2016 – April 2017
A leading university of the Philippines and listed top as one of the world’s best universities.
ESL/EAP Instructor:
Taught English for Specific Purposes (ESP), English for Research Purposes (EAP), Oral Communication, Reading and Writing skills, English Language Lab
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Taught ESP & EAP courses using effective task-based and student-centred teaching approaches
Ÿ Facilitated EAP program to develop Writing and Reading Skills with a focus on writing essays and project reports
Ÿ Conducted course and program evaluation; led group discussions and group presentations
Ÿ Assisted and trained learners to be effective researchers conducting and writing research papers
Ÿ Applied e-portfolios as a part of formative assessment to evaluate students’ individual growth
Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Business Administration, (CPIBA), India June 2009 – April 2016
ESL/EAP Instructor:
Taught English as a Second Language (ESL), Language Support Classes (EAP), Business Communication, Soft-Skills Development
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Effectively delivered sessions, ensured authentic assessment and proper student support
Ÿ Managed in-sessional courses (EAP) to provide language support for Formal Communication, Academic Reading and Writing, and Critical Thinking Skills
Ÿ Conducted seminars and workshops on English as a Second Language (ESL), Interpersonal Skills, Soft Skills
Ÿ Assisted in preparing students for campus interviews

Saint Kabir Institute of Professional Studies, (SKIPS), India July 2014 – April 2016
ESL/ESP Instructor:
Taught Communication Skills and Business Language Testing Systems (BULATS) (ESP)
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Effectively delivered sessions and classroom presentations; conducted course activities of BULATS
Ÿ Conducted language training to develop Speaking, Reading and Writing Skils for Academic Purposes
Ÿ Facilitated training for students to develop interview, group discussions and presentation skills

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, India July 2012 – November 2014
ESL/EAP Instructor:
Taught English as a Second Language (ESL), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and Self-awareness
Roles & Responsibilities:
Ÿ Effectively delivered sessions and classroom presentations; conducted course and program assessment
Ÿ facilitated language support to develop Formal Writing Skills, Reading Skills, Vocabulary as a part of EAP
Ÿ Assisted in designing and implementing new course curriculum

EDUCATION (WES Evaluation made, Ref: 2592004)
Ÿ Doctor of Philosophy in English Language Teaching, Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) University, India, since 2013 (Dissertation submitted - Awaiting for the evaluation report)
Ÿ Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching English, English as a Foreign Language University, India, 2015
Ÿ Master of Philosophy, English, Gujarat University, India, 2012, First Class
Ÿ Master of Arts, English Literature, St. Xaviers’ College, India, 2008
Ÿ Bachelor of Education, English Language Teaching, Institute of English Language Teaching, India, 2007, First Class with distinction
Ÿ Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Dharmendrasinhji Arts College, India, 2005, First Class

RECOGNITION & AWARDS
Ÿ Awarded as the best Paper Presenter in Humanities-Scientific Session, Dr. Deepak Bhatt award, in International Conference of Applied Psychology Conference, India, 2014
Ÿ Awarded one-year free membership for Cambridge English Teacher, Cambridge University, for online professional development, at Teacher Educator Conference, India, 2014

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Papers published on English Language Teaching
1. Agravat, M. R. (2017). Objectifying Teachers-and-Learners’-Portfolios as a Part of professional Development – An Action Research. IJELLH (International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities), 5(3). doi:10.24113/ijellh
2. Agravat, M. R. (2016). Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for ensuring quality, monitoring and evaluating quality, in Teaching English – An Analysis of survey. The global journal of English Studies. Retrieved from (concealed information)
3. Agravat, M. R. (2015). Professional Development and Self-Reflection as a Part of Education and Training: A Holistic View. Research Scholar-an international refereed-journal on literary explorations.
4. Agravat, M. R. (2014). Teachers’ Training as a Scaffolding Tool for Professional Development in ELT. New Academia: An International Refereed Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory.
5. Agravat, M. R., & Raval. T. (2014). Authenticating Assessment Processes in Language Classrooms. The Journal of English language teaching, ELTAI.
6. Agravat, M. R. (2014). Using Web 2.0 Tools ‘Voki’ and ‘Voxopop’ for Enhancing the Speaking Skills. Journal of Technology for ELT.

Books and Papers published on Business Communication
1. Agravat, M. R., & Arora, G. (2015). Relevance of Ethics in Business. Subalternspeak Journal: An International Journal of Post-Colonial Studies.
2. Agravat, M. R., & Bhatt, M. (2013). Commercial Communication. New Delhi: Himalaya Publication.
3. Agravat, M. R., & Bhatt, M. (2012). Communication Skills. New Delhi: Himalaya Publication.

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
Ÿ Presented Research Papers on English Language Teaching in more than 10 National and International Conferences
Ÿ Participated in more than 15 workshops, seminars, webinars, and conferences in India, and the Philippines
Ÿ Conducted 12 workshops on ESL, EAL, EAP, Soft-Skills Development, Effective Communication, Group Discussions and Interview Skills

SCHOLARSHIP / E-TEACHER CERTIFICATE COURSES
Ÿ EFL ASSESSMENT: ‘Assessment: Summative and Formative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching’: Have undertaken E-Teacher online Teacher Training Course with University of Oregon, Linguistics Department, American English Institute (UO AEI), Eugene, United States of America, 10 week course: June 24 – August 30, 2013

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
Ÿ Member, TESL NS, Canada
Ÿ Member, International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, IATEFL, U.S.
Ÿ Member, English Language Teachers Association of India, ELTAI, Chennai

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