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Lessons offered by Tina
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Essay writing
  • Resume / Cover letter writing prep
  • French literature
  • Dissertation
Levels
  • All Levels

English PhD candidate with 17+ years of experience teaches ESL, EAP, and IELTS to high schoolers and university students.

Methodology

My classes are based on communicative approaches in language learning. This engages my students actively in their learning process.

Background

I’m a PhD holder in English language and literature from my country, currently doing a second one in English and world literature. I’ve worked in ESL, EAP, IELTS, and English in language schools and academia for ever 17 years.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 25/h

Details

I charge IELTS student 30 $ per hour.

Lessons offered by Tina
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Reading
  • Essay writing
  • Resume / Cover letter writing prep
  • French literature
  • Dissertation
Levels
  • All Levels

Tina's Resume

TINA TAKAPOUI
TEACHER OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
TRANSLATOR ENGLISH / PERSIAN
Academic Objective
• To be integrated in a dynamic academic team, develop and conduct English literary research, teach English language and literature
Language Teaching Skills
• Conduct research and case studies and present them orally and in writing
• Ability to analyse various literary genres, authors, periods and literature approaches
• Write effectively, clearly, and concisely and developing my own writing style
• Creative in lesson planning with communicative approach as the end goal
• Manage to teach language in a Student-Centred way
• Provide the learners with a friendly and supportive atmosphere to learn and apply language
• Be dynamic and open to exchange opinions with colleagues for better teaching results
Spoken Language
• English (advanced, IELTS 8), French (Intermediate, TCF B2), and Farsi (native language)
Written Language
• English (advanced IELTS 7), French (Intermediate, TCF B2), and Farsi (native language)
Specific Skills
• Bilingual, dynamic, creative an attentive to details
• Strong interpersonal communication
Education
PhD Candidate in English York University
Toronto, Canada September 2016-Present
University of Cambridge CELTA ILSC Education Group- Montreal, Canada December 2015
PhD in English Language and Literature Azad University
Central Branch, Tehran, Iran September 2007-January 2013
M.A. in English Language and Literature Azad University
Central Branch, Tehran, Iran September 2000-January 2003
B.A. in English Language and Literature Alzahra University
Tehran, Iran January 1994-June1998
B.Sc. in Nutrition Sciences Azad University
North Branch, Tehran, Iran September 1993-June 1998
High School Diploma 22 Bahman High School
Tehran, Iran September 1988-May 1992

Work Experience
September 2016-Present
Teaching Assistant York University
Faculty of Human Studies
Faculty of English

January 2016-April 2016
ESL Teacher
Academie Linguistique International
Montreal, Canada
October 2008-August 2015
Visiting Lecturer
B.A. English Literature
Programme Allameh Tabataba’ee University
Tehran, Iran
April 2006- August 2015
Assistant Professor
B.A. English Translation
Programme Islamic Azad University
Takestan
Qazvin, Iran

September 2003-June 2007
Visiting Lecturer
B.A. English Literature
Programme Islamic Azad University
North Branch
Tehran, Iran
February 2007-January 2010
Visitin Lecturer
M.A. English Literature
Programme Islamic Azad University
Central Branch
Tehran, Iran
June 2003-December 2006
Translator Ayneh Translation Office
Tehran, Iran
August 1998- February 2007
English Tutor Tutoring English Language
Tehran, Iran
July 1998-July 2007
English Language Teacher Kish Institute of Foreign Languages
Tehran, Iran
December 1999-September 2004
Freelance Translator Tehran, Iran
 University Teachings:
 Introduction to Gender Studies; Introduction to English literature; Short Story, Simple Poetry; Drama; Simple Prose; Oral Reproduction of Short Stories; Reading and Comprehension; Listening and Conversation; Writing and Grammar; Letter Writing; Translation of Literary Texts; Translation of Economic Texts; Translation Political Texts; Reading Journalistic Texts
 Modern Novel; 19th Century Novel; Survey in the History of English Literature; Literary Terms and Prosody;Contemporary English Drama; Understanding Literature; History of 17th and 18th Century English Literature; English Renaissance Literature
 ESL Teachings: Teaching English language (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
 Translation Works:
 Translating official texts and those for special purposes; Translating texts for special and professional purposes
Thesis Titles:
PhD Dissertation: Feminine Spacing in the Selected Dramatic Works of Christopher Marlowe: Text as Body, Winter 2012.
M.f. Thesis: A Psychoanalytic Study of Self and Subjectivity in Winesburg, Ohio
Publications:
Kristevan Femininity and Negative Theology in Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine I and II. Early Modern Culture Online vol. 3 no. 1 (2012): 69-87
M.A. Committee Role:
Number of being Thesis Advisor in English Literature: 1
Number of being Thesis Reader in English Literature: 7

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