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BA Hons Degree in ENGLISH & HISTORY;Diploma in Education(TESL) UNIVERSITI MALAYA
A qualified Eng lang specialist with 40 years experience and who has trained TESOL trainees in teaching Grammar. I have taught students and professionals of different proficiency levels. I have a proven track record, especially in IELTS, IGCSE & OET. Diligent students are certain to get the required results. Students in government & private schools; UTM; ELSI, corporate clients, government servants, countless individuals have benefited from my experience, teaching style, and knowledge... Call me to improve your proficiency level, and skills and/or obtain the required IELTS band or any other test results. I identify your errors and help you comprehensively improve your grammar, vocabulary, sentence structures, pronunciation, and fluency as well as IELTS, OET, and whichever test results you wish to achieve.
I offer a paid for trial class at tutor' s residence to help identify student's strengths/weaknesses . Then work towards the target from the student's level of proficiency. Comprehensive teaching, covering all English skills. My experience and knowledge facilitate flexibility in my approach, with very clear explanations for all components, with materials selected according to the student's needs, proficiency level and ability to do self-study. A large amount of self-study materials are provided for application of what has been taught and self-assessment. Detailed helpful feedback. Time is not wasted in class doing what the student can do on his/her own. Focus is on providing the help not available in books or online. For IELTS a lot of model essays are provided with step- by- step guidelines and self-study material. Fees are negotiable and reduced for the 10-hour packages. Free half-hour trial class offered at tutor' s place with a paid for 1 or 2 -hour class.
I attended a 3- hour class with Miss Dorothy 4 days before my IELTS exam. She helped me to identify my weak points and refreshed my memory on a lot of the other aspects of my essay. She also gave a lot of tips and handouts that I found very useful in my preparations for the exam.
Dorothy was extremely helpful and patient throughout the entire process. She was a miracle worker! Within at most a couple months, she was able to provide me with the necessary tools and guidance to achieve my A grade in IGCSE English 1st Language. You'd be a fool to pass on the lady who saved the Titanic!
I am one of the lucky ones to know Ms Dorothy Balachandran. She has a deep well of understanding and English knowledge to draw on, She enriched my writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. Because of her patiently guidance, I have finally attained the desired result in IELTS.
Dorothy is a great tutor. I would highly recommend her to anyone who seeks help in English language proficiency. As mentioned in her biography, she identifies your errors and provides constructive feedback to improve your grammar, vocabulary and sentence structure. She also provides great examples for your reference and questions to practice with. If you're struggling with IELTS/IGCSE or any form of English language examinations, do not hesitate to give Dorothy a call!
A very patient, dedicated and experienced teacher. Ms Dorothy has helped me in many areas, including my IELTS exam, as well as Business English. I would strongly recommend her to anyone who wishes to improve his or her English Competency level.
I engaged Dorothy in 2016 to coach my daughter in IELTS as my daughter needed a minimum 7.5 for every paper in ELTS to enter the medical university of her choice in the UK. My daughter had previously obtained 8, 7.5, 7 and 6.5 before she was tutored by Dorothy. Dorothy was quick to recognize her weakness (essay paper) and gave my daughter a lot of exercises for practice, always telling her the reasons behind the mistakes besides just marking the papers. Practise makes perfect. After two lessons per week over a couple of months, my daughter achieved the min 7.5 for all papers in her IELTS.
Miss Dorothy is a very professional, patient and experienced English teacher. She is able to identify people's individual weaknesses in English and provide assistance to strengthen these weak points. She has helped me tremendously in building a strong foundation in grammar and develop different skills to write both creative pieces and professional pieces. I love how she has helped me realize the importance of grammar and punctuation as these little details have contributed greatly to the flow of a piece of writing. Besides, her ability to analyze and understand the marking criteria of various assignments has allowed me to score very well in IELTS (individual band 7) and every English writing test in college. Apart from that, I am very thankful for Miss Dorothy's patience and friendly approach as they have enabled me to learn English in a comfortable environment. She is a very loving person and I can never thank her enough for helping me achieve my dream of studying medicine. I have changed from an insecure girl who speaks broken English to a young lady who writes with good academic standard.
Dorothy was an excellent tutor for my son's IELTS examination and he achieved the required Band to enter university in the UK. She was thorough and easily understood.
She offers a personalised learning environment, supplies abundant study materials according to your need and level and corrects small mistakes that other teachers might miss out.
Very professional, direct and objective-minded guru. I can recommend her highly enough!
I like that she provides endless materials to practice with and she is very meticulous in terms of finding errors.
I sat for IELTS exam twice and only manage to obtain Band 6 instead of Band 6.5..subsequently, a priest recommended me to Dorothy and with only 4 months of coaching, the real potential in me to obtain Band 7 was delivered. She has the ability to zoom into the strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threat of a candidate and will efficiently guide them for success. If you found yourself to be lost, desperate, helpless and hopeless, then the person to look for help is obviously DOROTHY! She is the person who will walk along with you and bring the best out of you.
She is great because she helps my daughter improve in her essay writing skills.
Her dedication towards her work. She has all the materials ready when you needed them and she’s very patience in teaching students that’s poor/weak in English. The most interesting I found in Dorothy is that she can give 10 varieties of sentences instantaneously when you have a problem in developing words in a sentence.
She is an awesome and excellent teacher. I managed to finish my PhD within 2 years, published 12 articles and presented many papers on National and International level after learned English from Dorothy. My English was bad initially, however after had private tuition with her, my English improved a lot. Thanks God because gave me Dorothy in my life, keep it up dear teacher.
Ms Dorothy is a sincere and dedicated tutor. She is always punctual, knowledgeable and, most importantly a committed tutor for her students. She is always prepared and has a plan for the lessons. If I do not understand any part of her lessons she tries to explain it from a different cum creative perspective which helps me to understand it better and it’s very helpful. She have the right teaching method which focuses on my strength and taught me the right Technics to score my IELTS exam. I am more than satisfied and I would strongly recommend her to anyone who needs her assistance and guidance in improving their English language skill and prepare for English examination like IELTS, MUET and TOEFL.
Dorothy is an excellent tutor and expert in teaching english language. She helped me a lot before my IELTS exam and also provided me valuable guidance during my university studies. Dorothy always on time and ready to help (I am in UK at that time and contact with her using email and text message). She make herself available even short notice is given to her, and she is always able to correct my mistake in shortest time and convey her knowledge in easily understandable way. I will definitely recommend Dorothy to those who are preparing for english exams and to those who want to improve their english!
My son's English has improved significantly.
She is great from all the angles, attentive to details and really helpful. I had a very short time to be prepared for IELTS exam, and she helped me score the band I needed with only 1 month practising with me! I surely do recommend her to other students who are looking for a private IELTS tutor.
Her professionalism, patience and dedication in teaching her students.
Ms.Dorothy has helped both my children obtained the required band in all categories for IELTS test to study medicine in Australia. She is patience and dedicated, always very optimistic and encouraging even at times when my children are fed up with essay writing or correcting their grammatical mistakes. Personally, I think it is worth to invest some money to engage a good English teacher and Ms Dorothy is definitely the right teacher to look for.
Her systematic approach to teaching grammar especially a well-designed tense table demonstrating different tense according to the different time spend. Dorothy also has provided the appropriate materials such as an exercise book to assist me to strengthen my understanding and its really work. Overall, she's passionate towards her job helping those who need her tutoring and I like it most.
Dorothy is a dedicated, committed and confident teacher. She prepared my son for IELTS and he breezed through it with the band required. Keep up the good work.
She is very knowledgeable and kind. I’ve learned a lot from her.
Dorothy is an exceptional teacher who understands your weakness and gives you a lot of practices to improve on it. I have improved my score form IELTS band score for writing component from 5 to 6.5 with just 10 classes with Dorothy.
Her style of teaching, material everything was perfect. My son got a perfect score for IELTS with her credibility. I could not get a better teacher than her.
She is a very diligent and kind teacher. I got the IELTS results that I wanted after I took a private tutor with her. She's given me many tips and it was very helpful. I also suggested to my other friends to learn with her and they succeed too.
She is a pleasant and dedicated tutor. I successfully achieved my desired marks with her guidance. Despite the short time frame I had before the test, she managed to accommodate my requests.
She is a dedicated, kind and caring teacher. She made me feel very confident and comfortable with the English language. She also helped me in learning grammar, sentence structures and most importantly proper pronounciation of the english words.
Ms Dorothy is an excellent IELTS teacher (tutor). Her knowledge, experience and personal approach have helped me a lot in passing my IELTS exam. I highly recommend her.
She helped my children patiently and neatly.
She helped my children patiently and neatly.
She is very thorough in her input and gives great insights for me to improve in my skills. She is kind and very friendly and will go out of her way to make sure I do well in my exams.
She explained how the scoring system works in IELTS, especially for the writing and speaking component.She helped me a lot in my writing as it was my weakest component. I was also given a lot of practice materials that helps to prepare you for the actual exam.
I like her teaching method and her dedication towards her work. She is also very knowledgeable in many fields. Besides, she has a flexible time frame and makes sure that her students are well prepared for their exams. She gives a very concise and honest review about my child's performance. Also, my daughter did very well and scored a high grade in IELTS due to her excellent teachings and motivation. My son performed incredible well in his assignments and exams under her guidance. For instance, my son who was at the age of 14 had manage to reach a band of 6.5 in IELTS.
Dorothy is very helpful and accommodating. Her notes and sample essays are very useful and easy to understand. My score for IELTS writing has improved from 6.5 to 8.0 with only ONE session with her. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who is looking for an experienced English tutor.
She is a dedicated person. Very good at teaching. She is willing to adjust her techniques and approaches to meet the learning styles of the student.
She is very patient while teaching.
Very encouraging, dedicated and eager to help.
Ms. Dorothy, identified my weaknesses in writing and helped me to address them. She taught me how to tackle different types of essay questions and gave useful tips to get a higher score. Her notes were very helpful as well. With her help, I was able to improve my IELTS score for writing from band 5 to 6.5 within less than a month.
A very dedicated, patient and professional teacher. Attended lessons with my husband to prepare for our IELTS and obtained results higher than what we initially targeted. Ms. Dorothy is always well prepared and knows what she needs to cover for the lessons. I love the abundant self-study materials provided that we can self-practice at home. Very flexible in her teaching approach according to our level of proficiency. Highly recommended to anyone who needs help to prepare for an English test or simply to improve their English!
She points out my weak points and helps me to improve them. She has given me a lot of materials to practice, which helped me a lot. She is also very approachable!
She is very hardworking and approachable. She helps me to improve my weak points and had given me a lot of homework that helped me to improve my writing skills.
Dorothy is definitely an exceptional and a dedicated tutor. She will focus on your weakness and give a lot of practices to improve on it. I had struggled with writing component before I met her. I had attended British council, multiple home tutors but none of them actually can guide me like how Dorothy did. She had guided me on techniques of writing different types of essays and corrected my mistakes . She kept my momentum of writing throughout the six months. As result, I scored more than what i initially wanted. I will definitely recommend Dorothy to those who want to improve their ielts scores!
She is one of the most dedicated tutors around. She makes sure you achieve your desired results by going all out coaching and preparing study materials prior to the commencement of classes. I couldn't recommend anyone better than her in this field, she is probably one of the best tutors around. One proof is my recent IELTS results in which I scored band 8 in just a few months.
Dorothy is a very experienced teacher. She gives systematic guidance with great patience according to the student's progress and performance.
Good and dedicated teacher. Never miss or delay classes. Committed to be ensure best results are obtain. Great knowledge of the English language.
Miss Dorothy is decicated, helpful and friendly. Her teaching method is very structured. She has a lot of experience in teaching. Because of her guidance I was able to score desired score in IELTS writing.
She is a patient, approachable and vastly knowledge teacher. She is always flexible with scheduling and cheerfully accommodated based on her availability. I really like the way our classes were conducted especially how she has helped to identify my errors and provide ways to tackle this issues. Also, on how she helped to instil the importance of punctuation and grammar which all contributed to the fluency of my writing. She was extremely helpful and organised with preparing the study materials prior to the commencement of classes and if she realise that you need more help on some certain areas she will then prepare these materials for your next class. She makes sure you achieve your desired results and encourages you to keep going if anything fall. I canâ€™t thank her enough for all the help that she has provided and will definitely recommend her as a tutor.
An enthusiastic teacher that has helped me reach my target results in IELTS.
Her approach in teaching IELTS for my daughter recently especially on the Writing domain. She pointed out the important elements in writing especially the sentence structure and grammar which my daughter took it for granted before. With the exercise worksheet she provided, it helped my daughter to practice. Alhambra my daughter managed to improve her writing and met the English requirement for her course applied. Thank you very much to Madam Dorothy!!
She knew the exact time and the right button to press in order to inspire student to learn English independently. She will never give up teaching English as well as motivate student to get the desire result. Creative, progressive as well as an active trainer.
I attended English classes with Dorothy for 10 hours and my IELTS writing test improved from 6.5 to 7.5 in less than 2 weeks. Dorothy is very experienced, she is quick to point out the mistakes I made in my essays, and what needs to be corrected to achieve higher scores. Highly recommended !
Ms. Dorothy is a great teacher if you need to improve your score in IELTS. I've always had a barrier when it comes to writing and reading, but with every class with Ms. Dorothy, I feel more confident when sitting for the exam. I Highly recommend Ms. Dorothy.
She provided lots of useful notes for students. She taught me several ways to rephrase the sentences and paragraphs. This has greatly improved my writing skills.
Thank you for you lessons, they helped me a lot (especially on the writing test). I am so happy with my exam result. Academic module, overall, Band 7.0 . This excellent score is very much above my expectations. It was a great experience where my teacher corrected every mistake I made in my sentence structure for writing. She also gave a lot grammar materials to practice and guide on ways to tackle different types of questions for writing. She is an outstanding enthusiastic teacher.
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Bachelor's Degree in Languages(Hons) in Arabic Language and Literature
Ustaz Fauzi is a very experienced tutor in quranic recitation and Arabic Language. He is a result oriented tutor. He focuses on the need of the students, very flexible and loves to have fun.
Ustaz Fauzi focuses on the needs of his students. He does not have any particular style of teaching because he believes in working within the pace and level of his students.
Bachlors of Business
I have been an ESL teacher in Australia for a local council in Melbourne. I was also Involved in getting students prepared for their IELTS and PTE examinations for both academic and immigration purposes. My teaching style is very straight forward, i believe in teaching in fun and friendly environment rather than formal and classroom like vibe. Its more productive and result based.
For IELTS and PTE : One on one lessons are provided. Each skill (reading, writing,speaking & listening) is practiced per day with a short test at the end of the lesson. For ESL and English Spoken : Activity based learning.
Trinity Grade 4 Classical Guitar, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect
Taught fingerstyle guitar to beginners and intermediate level students at a music school in Shah Alam. I look forward teaching any age group from kids to adults because everyone deserves to enjoy playing this versatile instrument :) I am an IT consultant by profession with focus in Cloud computing technologies adoption. As a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect, I am available to tutor on Microsoft Azure Fundamentals and IT infra administration related topics.
In teaching, I don't believe in T-shirt sizes. So whether you are a beginner or a proficient guitar aficionado, a learning approach will be tailored just for YOU.
Bachelor of Islamic Studies and Applied Science
Private home tutor for Mathematics Primary and Secondary school since 2015 just after I finished SPM during my semester break.
First, evaluation of how far the level of understanding for all basic concept. Then, evaluation of their personality to discover the suitable technique for the better lesson. Once discover the current level of understanding, any problem in basic concept will be settled first. As human's brain is very weak to memorize alphabet and numbers but very amazing in remembering the story, all explanation will be presented by analogy and interesting explanation. Once all basic concept is settled, continuous exercise will strengthen their understanding.
Masters in Quran and Sunnah. I am pursuing my Ph.D in Qutanic studies and I have Degree In Quran Recitation and Talaqi
I am a Arabic teacher. I am a teacher of Quran memorization and recitation. I am also teaching of different Islamic subjects and I am also an Arabic editor.
We Go step by step, we plan to the lesson together.
I am still an undergraduate who is studying at University of Malaya, KL, studying Mass Communication course as my major. Commit myself in St. John Ambulance of Malaysia for more than 5 years, I am sociable especially to the young generations as I have obtained sufficient experience in event management. I start doing part time since I was 16 year old.
It's not about memorizing, but understanding and applying concepts into particular subjects will definitely enhance the outcome significantly.
Kindly contact me directly at psychandstatshelp at gmail dot com. Qualifications: PhD in Psychology (in progress), MSc in Cognitive neuroscience (UK), BSc in Psychology (hons) USA. I am a Psychology PhD researcher in Malaysia currently conducting experiments using cognitive neuroscience (EEG) methods. I am experienced in tutoring / teaching Statistics in Psychological testing (with SPSS software) & Psychology subjects for, Degree / Master's Level students, Foundation / Matriculation level students, Cambridge International (CIE) A-Level Psychology new syllabus (9990) students. I have presented in psychology research seminars at Durham University, UK, and have participated in research activities in psychology in both Malaysia and UK in various topics. I am passionate about psychological research, experimental methods, and looking to teach any student who is interested in Psychology. Subjects offered: General Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Child Development, Advanced Statistics in Psychological Testing with SPSS software, APA Referencing Cambridge International (CIE) A-Level Psychology Edexcel IAL Psychology. I help students with their psychology and statistics assignments as well. The charges will depend on the level of education, submission dates, and other student's requirements. Full report writing for the undergraduate level will be start at 0.35cen/word. You can contact me directly at psychandstatshelp at gmail dot com. - Psychology and Statistics Tutor in Malaysia - For A-Level, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students.
I use 4-step teach method: 1. I discuss with the students the areas that they are struggling. 2. I will prepare lecture notes 3. Conduct Q and A sessions 4. Exam preparations
Friendly, Punctual, Good in explaining things. Also, do online classes when requested.
I have Worked in the corporate world for 30+ years assisting CEOs. I possess excellent spoken and written skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Honours Bachelor or Arts Degree, Bachelor of Education
I am a Canadian Certified Educator. Teaching internationally for 6 years. I have tutored students in all primary subjects and middle/senior years English, History and Geography. I have also prepared students to write Diploma Exams and IELTS English examinations.
Each tutoring session is different.They depend on the needs and abilities of the student I am working with. Overall, I am a highly energetic and enthusiastic teacher, which helps to motivate students and ultimately develop a strong sense of confidence.
MBA in Ecommerce
I have been teaching Mandarin to primary school students and adults in Stars and Planet Edufun Club and Erican center in SS2, Petaling Jaya. I love to sketch and also do clay arts, I believe of learning Mandarin in a fun and creative way, students can associate the experience better via Video and fun activities. Using words puzzle is a good way for student to recognze Chinese characters.
Lets student watch videos, movie, songs in Mandarin. Practicing Mandarin speaking via voice recording, Recognizing Chinese characters and words by playing games, puzzle and recording. Invites students to take part in Chinese events and get to experience the culture. Encourage students to practice indepedently using mobiles application. For example, students may download teaching aids software like Chinse dictionary, language lessons on Mandarin.
B.Sc in Software Engineering
I have 4+ years of working experience. Previously worked in corporate settings and now currently in a start up tech company. I am a senior software developer, mentoring and teaching juniors under me. In my work scope, I am heavily involved in supporting the needs of the Data Science team in terms of coding development needed to support Machine Learning models.
Lessons are tailored to student's needs and learning style. I seek to mentor student to help them reach their full potential.
With my passion for teaching and training, I have successfully tutored weak students to have improved their grades from C to A by patiently ensuring their understanding and coaching them on the correct approach in answering essay-type questions. Subjects taught : Entrepreneurship, HRM, HRD, Org. Behavior, Management, Leadership, Business Ethics, Sales Course, Writing Skills, Business Writing Skills, Business Plan Skills, Interviewing Skills, Talent Acquisition Skills and Communication Skills.
My greatest motivation in teaching comes from improving the student's studying techniques which often results in enhancing the student's level of confidence and hence leading to scoring better grades. Based on my years of teaching and training experience, I found students have gained much if they were not made to feel intimidated by teachers who were too strict or impatient. I believe being patient and willing to walk the extra mile in order to ensure the student's understanding of the subject taught, will encourage a weak student to persevere and eventually improve.
Bachelor of Commerce from Australia
> Tutored in University of Sydney specialising in Economics, Statistic, Corporate Finance and Investment Management. > CFA Level 3 candidate (final level) and experience in trading and investment in various securities/ instruments. > Worked in multinational banks in the last 5 years.
>Interactive teaching techniques >Materials given before classes as pre-read >Post follow up to ensure understanding of syllabus
Bachelor Of Computer Applications
I am a Bachelor of Computer Application. I have experience of offering tuition for English, Tamil, Spoken English. I offer a very simple, understandable and efficient way of teaching.
Diploma in Architecture
I have done a Diploma in Architecture. I have private tutoring experience. The subjects that I teach are Mandarin, Art Education, and Chinese. I teach my students with the help of examples.
Bachelor of Commerce, NZDipBus
I am currently taking up tutoring as part of freelancing jobs. I started my career at TV3 in 1997, mainly in broadcasting and journalism. After 17 years I parted ways in 2014. A year after I joined the Institute Professional Techniques & Skills Sdn Bhd (IPTSkills) as a part-time educator. I handled the English & Communications Studies for the Cruise Ships/Hospitality Course for class of 2015-17. I also provide trainings and tuitions for interested parties/students.
I will teach and share my valuable experience with the students who are up to the one task, to be BETTER. For those who wants to improve their English, there will be a short online test to check level standings according to CEFR (Common European Framework of References for Languages) prior to my class. And for those who wants to be better at Communications, there will be some questions and answers for students to see what and where they are heading. Laptops and Internet are a must.
Education: Bachelor Degree in Tourism from Rikkyo University, Japan Bachelor Degree in Art & Social Science from University Malaya Student Exchange in Soka University, Japan. Working Experience: Sales Manager at Hamana Co.,Ltd. Japan Special Assistant for Media and PR at Embassy (Present). Skills: Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1 I can speak and write in Chinese, Japanese, English, Malay, Cantonese. I taught Chinese to Japanese when I was studying in Japan.
Reading: Books, newspapers Speaking & Listening: Through chatting, books.
Bachelor of Architectural Sciences(Honours)
I am a Bachelor of Architectural Sciences. I have 1-year experience in the field of teaching. The subjects that I mainly teach are Science, Pendidikan Islam.
Inspired by nature and the world of spirituality, I have stepped into a lifelong journey as both a practitoner and teacher of yoga asanas. I live form the heart space and embrace my yoga teaching career that has now become a lifestyle.
I have experience in tutoring since 2010 and I have a degree in Arabic language and communication from USIM. I am a very cheerful person and can attract student to learn the subjects with interest.
Graduation with Mathematics, Science and Economics.
I am a graduate with Maths and Science. I have 13 years of teaching experience in schools and also as a private teacher. I have worked as class teacher, subject teacher and head of Maths Department in international school. I have also experience of teaching in kindergarten and haev certification of Jolly phonics.
My tutoring approach is very simple. I always check student's level first and how good he /she had foundations. I make sure that students have understood the concept of the content. In my teaching techniques I visual aids to explain. I encourage students to do all the steps in details specially in solving any type of problems. In my lesson plan I make sure it has three steps: 1. L/O 2. Activity with teaching aids 3. Practice work
I have Excellent written and verbal English and Bahasa Malaysia skills. I have experience of offering tuition for English, Bahasa Melayu and Spoken English.
Degree in Psychology
With an undergraduate degree in Psychology, I come armed with the knowledge of how learning is a process that takes time and patience. Inculcating young minds with the necessary and proper diction is crucial to development of lifelong language and communication skills.
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music, currently pursuing a master degree @ Universiti Malaya. Proficient in Violin, up to grade 8 ABRSM. Up to 2 years of working experience. Able to teach Music Theory. Able to teach children to adults. I am also able to teach Bahasa Indonesia. Contact me for more information.
It depends on the student, and what student wants to achieve. For every student, usually, I have different materials and approaches.