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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.
Bachelor in Psychology (HONS)
I feel that education teaches us how to earn but I train people so that they can choose to live a life their way. Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing are all equally important and intertwined, therefore my lesson are designed around these four elements + the students' proficiency level. Weekly tests are conducted to monitor performance closely. I am available for English language revision, examinations in English, improved fluency, creative writing or for general improvement.
Equipped with 3++ years experience in English language tutoring, I want to help you discover your learning path with me TODAY!
Bachelor's 'r Degree
I am Biotechnology graduate from Taylor's University. I have taught students from the age of 4 to 17 english and maths at Kumon as well as graded their classwork and homework.
I try to make my classes interesting by encouraging a two way communication, where students could also ask me questions and vice versa.
BA in Teaching English as Second Language
I am having two year of teaching experience. The subject that I teach is English.
Prepared classes using provided materials and personal teaching materials. Focus on improving students grammar, listening, writing and speaking skills. Created all course materials, including quizzes and reading samples.
BACHELOR OF EVENT MANAGEMENT
Currently work in an Adventure Team Building company whereby we help international primary or secondary school to organize school program, such as leadership program, team work program, self-development program. We break the traditional teaching method and use activities/ games for learning. I believe games is a great tool to enhance students' interest on learning.
Basically for different student I will use different approach, either they are more towards listening (story telling) or eye-seeing (picture, video)... my strength is to create games that let student play, have fun and at the same time will learn from it. My motto is Play, Connect & Learn. Thus, I always will set a small goal for the lesson before I start.
Degree and Other Professional Qualifications
I have been a Professional tutor since 2005 with Credible experience for 13 years. My speciliaties are in troubleshooting any class of students whether good or weak. Besides that, I have developed various crash course methods for short term tuitions. My rates are high but guaranteed results if i decide take the class..
4 in 1 Method. 1. Working along in teaching by identifying student Psychology and communication skills 2. Simple and easy method in teaching the concepts 3. Reverse study techniques and its benefits. 4. Motivation and counselling when necessary. 5. Experienced in handling Hard students..
Masters in Business Administration and Gradutation in Electrical Engineering
I have 7 years of experience in teaching. It is my passion. I bring in my background of strong education in Engineering and MBA (all from top most universities in my region) blended with Industrial experience. I have good delivery and presentation skillls. This comes from the fact that I also give training and presentations to large Organizations.
I focus on conceptual applications of the theories which will help students to understand in easy way and not necessary to mug up and by-heart the concepts. I rely on monitoring the performance of my students on continuous basis through tests and provide an analysis in form of Graphs for different area. This will help them in knowing their strengths and weakness so that they can focus their efforts in the right area.
Engineering Education and projects
Provided tuition/coaching for O/A IGCSE and SPM level Physics, Math, E Math, Add Math
Provide many many excercises and mentor on ways to tackle the questions.Always enforces that the student have solid understanding of the fundamentals, this way, you avoid needing to memorizing too many formulae, but only the vital few.
Bachelor in Education (Language and Linguistics)
I have been tutoring for 8 years and throughout my experience I am able to forecast exam questions so my students are well prepared.
I will be implementing the student centered learning method throughout my classes.I would encourage students to be active participants throughout their learning process. Whereby they learn at their own pace and use their own strategies.
Bachelor in Laws (LL.B) Hons.
Experienced in teaching primary and secondary school subjects and guiding students in their studies and exams. Able to teach UPSR and PMR students who are going to sit for their exams.
Observe and understand the student's performance first before considering which method of learning that is appropriate for him. Encourage the student to take proactive approach towards learning.
Degree in Human Science (Communication)
Experienced in personal home tutor for less than 1 year. I teach mathematics for standard 5. I used to teach kindergarten kids for all subjects and also handled kindergarten English and Malay reading class.
Degree in Language and Linguistics(Tamil language) at University of Malaya and currently studying Masters Degree in Arts at University of Malaya
I have worked as a tadika teacher for 2 months. As a tutor tamil language for foreign and Malaysia students (5 month). I have worked as a home tuition teacher for 2 year.
ABRSM Grade 6
I have been teaching for 1 year. I offer one to one personal tuition. I offer practical and Theory lessons.
- I will depend on the student’s needs and learning style.
I am a native Chinese speaker. Took Chinese subject in STPM. A multimedia bachelor holder. I have one year time experience of giving private tuitions in subject Chinese.
I have 14 years of teaching experience. I specialise in teaching Oracle, Linux, Shell, scripting, Python, Hadoop, Java and Unix.
2nd Year Degree
I am undertaking bachelor's degree with major in Petroleum Chemistry. I would love to offer private tuition in the subject of my specialisation which is Chemistry to students from standard 6 up to Form 5.
BBA Hons International Business
Personal Tutor neighborhood area. No a very long experience but i believe i would love to share the knowledge i have for younger generation. My expertise is more on business study and accountancy. I am offering principle of Accounting and Economics for students. I am highly patience person and I never give up on anything I do. One way to success is to find a strategy that suit us and to stay focus. I believe attention is important.
Master of Chemical Engineering
I am seeking a tutor job to teach Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry of Secondary level.Please contact me soon if any tutor is available.
Prefer 1-to-1 session with theory in 1st half and exercise in 2nd half.
Bachelor of Engineering with Honors in Chemical Engineering
A performance-driven and result-oriented personal. Graduated from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) in Chemical Engineering and have been practising tutoring skills since 3 to 4 years ago mostly by teaching cousins and nephews. I managed to make my female cousin to secure good score in her UPSR exam. I believe that hard work and perseverance are some of the qualities needed to achieve success.
Before starting the class, I need to know which of the topics or chapters that students do not understand. Start doing the exercise in workbook while I monitor the performance. I will give tips on how to answer or tackles the question without wasting a lot of time. Try again for same chapter with different exercise without my help to seen any improvements. Motivate and challenge the students to improve their performance. Usually parents can request this during at the end of every month or during students' day off.
I have completed the SPM Level Education in 2010), and I am pursuing studies in MBBS in 4th year.
I am a 4th year medical student . Teaching language subjects is my passion. I have won many writing awards during my school years. I have graduated high school in 2010 and I know many styles and techniques to tackle language papers and score high marks.My mother who taught me is a high school teacher with more than 25 years of experience and thus I am able to master techniques of teaching from her as well.
My lessons usually follow the school standards as to ensure the student is able to cope in class. I start by observing the weakness and advantages of the student before starting to teach. My main aim is to ensure the student has a good command of the language and is able to write essays with ease.
BSc Mathematical Sciences
I have experience in tutoring Primary up to Secondary 3 (local) in Mathematics, Science, English and Bahasa Malaysia. In year 2009, I volunteered as a part-time tutor to help out kids in an orphanage in Penang. I always believe learning should be a fun and entertaining process.I love to incorporate fun and easy methods especially in Mathematics in order for my students to understand better. I can converse in English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and Tamil.
Master of Science
I am a lecturer and have been tutoring for 2 years. I can teach for primary school students especially those who taking tamil in their exams.
Bsc Biotecnology (Microbiology) Hons, Msc Science
More than five years. A competent tutor, will help the students to achieve their target in their studies.
Experienced in guiding exam year students. Materials for classes will be provided for students and classes will be exam oriented. Currently, postgraduate student at UM. Students will be well prepared prior to examination.