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Timothy

Male, 29 Yrs Pro

8 Years of Teaching Experience

(31 Reviews)

Education

Cambridge CELTA, Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Experience

A full-time tutor and native speaker of English, I specialise in teaching English for both exam preparation and communicative purposes. Over the last eight years, I’ve taught students of all levels and ages, accumulating more than 4,000 hours doing so. At the same time, I've also worked with students of various ethnicities and cultural backgrounds, with many of my students coming from countries like Korea, China, Japan, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Libia, and the Netherlands. My extensive experience in language teaching has not only enabled me to easily adapt my material and teaching style to suit a wide range of learners, but it has also allowed me to quickly identify the unique strengths and weaknesses of each student. Additionally, my familiarity with scoring and technique requirements of exams like IELTS, IGCSE and Checkpoint mean that I’m able to offer dedicated courses for each of these exams. In terms of my formal qualifications, I am certified by the University of Cambridge under the English teaching programme CELTA, and I hold a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Bristol Law School. Further certification by Dyslexia International and University College London (UCL) also allows me to assist children with learning difficulties, such as ADHD and Dyslexia. Presently, I am in the process of completing the prestigious Cambridge DELTA course to further enhance my ability to offer effective and highly personalised English lessons.  

Tutoring Approach

An initial assessment is conducted to help determine a student’s level of proficiency and identify areas for improvement. A personalised study plan is then provided to let students know their strengths and weaknesses as well as the time it would take for them to achieve their goals. I always welcome feedback to ensure that the materials I use are suitable for the learner and that it matches with their expectations of the lessons. Exam Candidates In order to help students understand what is expected of them in an exam, I work closely with the scoring requirements of that exam. Once students are familiar with the marking criteria, we practise applying that knowledge in a series of practice questions and past papers. Challenging areas are given more attention, while a systematic approach is used to reduce mistakes and improve response quality over time. I find that one of the reasons why many students fail to succeed in exams is because they are unsure of what is expected of them or how an examiner might view their work. My approach guides them in this area. Language Learners Believing that language learning should never be contained within a textbook or the four walls of a classroom, my approach focuses on language aspects that are relevant and immediately applicable to a person’s daily life. In this way, students have a greater chance of remembering and using what they’ve learnt in lessons. Meanwhile, a heavy emphasis is placed on aspects like vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation, as I believe these to be the core of language learning and necessary for long-term improvement. In order to improve fluency, students should expect to engage in relaxed discussions on up-to-date topics that match their interests, while occasional role-plays or games will be used to practise vocabulary or grammar. Rest assured that my lessons are always detailed and thorough, with practice and error correction given by the end of each lesson to solidify learning.

Reviews

Natasha
26/10/17

Firstly, What I like about Timothy Au, he is ready to take responsibility to teach me in short period. Next, I like the way he makes me feel confident when i speak with him although my English is moderate level. Lastly, the slide that given really help me in writing and reading section in MUET exam. The homework and tips really work on me to improve my writing, reading and speaking task for MUET. I highly recommend he as teacher👍

Eelin
26/10/17

Timothy has been helping me with my writing and conversational English for the past few months. During our first meeting, he was able to pinpoint areas I needed to work on. I like that he customizes his lessons based on my strengths and weaknesses. He is creative in his approach to teaching, so our lessons are never boring. He has also been diligent in following up with me and sharing additional material after our lessons, which I really appreciate. Thank you, Timothy, you have been a great help.

Douwe Landsheer
22/12/17

He personalised all our lessons for me, which was great.

Ly
29/12/17

Timothy is a very passionate and creative English teacher. He personalises study plan according to my needs and weaknesses, and this has been helpful in improving my English. Attending his lessons is also never boring as he often comes out with different ideas in teaching.

Charles
30/01/18

He knows how to let students understand complex grammar of English.

Jieunhur
21/05/18

Timothy is very passionate and hardworking teacher. What I like most about Timothy is that he's willing to not only explain easily; when he point out my errors, he can also quickly identify what my weakness is and always note it to prepare for next class. It helped a lot to make up for my weak point. Other than that,Timothy can also adapt to teach any kind of students just as he is teaching my mom,me and my sister as well! Even though we all have different levels and goals. He's been helping us to improve in many ways!9

Merlynna
23/07/18

Very professional, amazingly friendly, most proactive and exceedingly warm. From my 9-year-old daughter, Ď Please add - very kind, made my education so much fun, the bestí.

Harsha Hafiz
24/07/18

His friendliness and gentle approach towards teaching children to create an immediate positive environment for learning are effective. Teacher Timothy provides a detailed report on his student's strengths and weaknesses. This proves to be very helpful for students as well as parents.

Liew Jun Mun
13/08/18

Timothy managed to improve my writing abilities for my IELTS exam from a 6.5 to 7+ with just 4 classes! I highly recommend him if you are taking your IELTS exam.

Syakir
16/08/18

I liked Tim's humble and friendly approach in dealing with students. Although my English was at a good level, Tim helped me improve and corrected some mistakes. His knowledge of the English language was quite impressive and he speaks with very little accent, which I think will help ESL students. He helped me prepare for the IGCSE English as a Second Language test and I managed to get an A.

Govindraj
16/08/18

He is a fantastic guy with great teaching skills. I had only few days for my exam but he did insist me on the skills to improve my scores in the PTE examination. Moreover, he was also very friendly guy who you can share all your ideas to make you feel more comfortable. I would highly recommend him.

Joanne Gan
20/08/18

He made time in his busy schedule to fit me in, as the time I contacted him. I was going to sit for my IELTS in 3 weeks. He always is available if I need assisitance with any of the practice questions and he made sure that I had enough materials. Amazing tutor!

Varrhynshar Sebastian
22/08/18

For the past six months I have been taking O-Level classes from Mr Timothy. He is responsible and makes an effort to organize his classes well by preparing worksheets, slides, past year papers, etc. I have learnt a lot from him, like how to be organized. I have gained a lot of knowledge on exam preparations from him. He also makes the surrounding comfortable and conducive while he is teaching and he gives you a lot of confidence.

Viannie
08/09/18

Timothy worked with my daughter for 6 months to prepare for IGCSE English as a First Language. I liked the way he motivated her to aim for the best in the exams. The tips and guidance he provided were also very helpful, and I believe he contributed to her wellbeing & her success in achieving an A for her final English exam. I'm happy that you are part of her achievement. Thank you so much!

Yong Yi
07/01/19

Mr. Timothy is a teacher who is very focused and dedicated in his teaching. He will try his best to help you pass your exam, and he will give you all the material you need for practice. He usually corrects my speech when I am wrong, and I can ask him about any words that I'm not sure about. I enjoy his classes because they are fun, and sometimes we will make some jokes. Mr. Timothy is a really good teacher. I highly recommend him to others!

Christine
11/01/19

Tim helped me to prepared my writing and speaking for the IELTS test. We spent most of the time on writing and I improved a lot with time management. I was worried about not being able to finish the writing test in time but it turns out that I still have time for checking grammar at the end. We practiced speaking test at Timís place as itís quieter and more similar to actual test scenario. We only practiced twice because the writing part was more important for me, but the practice helped me to be less nervous when it came to the real test. Overall, I think the lesson with Tim was very helpful for my IELTS preparation, especially for the writing.

Jt
14/01/19

Timothy has assisted me a great deal in preparing for my IELTS writing examinations. Heís an excellent teacher and know how to pick up on my strengths and weaknesses in a short period of time. He is well versed with the IELTS marking system & could point out my errors in order to achieve the required band score. Not only that, with my busy schedule I find that heís flexible If I need to plan a couple of last minute classes to achieve certain aims of the exam. I strongly recommend him for anyone planning to sit for an English exam!

Justin
16/01/19

Great lesson outline and overview of what is to be expected; well prepared and concise sessions would recommend 10/10

Irfan
16/01/19

I have been under Tim's tutelage for a few months and I must say it's been quite an experience. Tim's way of approaching learning is by treating his client as he would his friends and also through systematic methods that are fun and easy to understand. I would recommend him for a quality English tutor.

Samer
04/02/19

Tim has helped me to progress from band 6 to band 7 in IELTS writing in less than 5 weeks. Before we started lessons, I had taken IELTS 3 times. First, he examined my writing and identified the issues that I need to remedy. Then he customized a specific plan for me and followed up with weekly action items. Tim also advised me on how to allocate time to practice different areas of writing such as structuring, improving paragraph development, fixing repetitive spelling mistakes, etc. I am very happy that I found Tim and I highly recommend him as a tutor.

Wilson
20/02/19

I am an university student and I have had the pleasure working with him for past couple of months. His teaching method has greatly developed my fundamentals in English especially grammar. If I am to say one thing I like about his teaching method, it would have to be how he always pinpoints my mistakes after each lesson.

Nazhan
08/03/19

I went for an IELTS crash course with Mr Tim just a week before my actual IELTS exam. Mr Tim is very well versed in all there is to know about IELTS and he explained to me from scratch how to go about each component. He emphasises on the IELTS examinerís marking technique and this gave me a solid studying foundation before taking the exams. Tim is super generous with his notes, he provides whatever notes and revision books you require without any additional payment. I managed to achieve Band 7.5 overall, and because of that I strongly recommend his services.

Sara
18/03/19

Hi Timothy! I would like to thank you for all the support. It was extremely helpful and eased my path in IELTS exam. The comments for the essays and your responsibility were helpful. Thank you again!

Anaan
23/03/19

Helped me a lot to improve my IELTS writing, from a 6.5 to a 7.0 band within just 1 week. A lot of resources were provided and explained all the important details on both the writing tasks as well as speaking task.

Giam Zeng Keat
10/06/19

The lessons were clear and the contents and teaching are effective as well. Tim know the IELTS marking process well, so i got clear instructions of what to improve and how to score. Other than that, the lessons were completely taught in an English-speaking enviroment which help me gain confidence when speaking English since I dont speak english regularly. The writing part is the most difficult to me, however, with significant help from the lessons and endless training, I am able to write a proper essay in 40 min, which to be honest, was very difficult to me in the beginning. All in all, after i had experience about 7 lessons and taking IELTS exam, I think the lessons were essential to me and in fact, I may not score 6.5 without the help of these lessons. Therefore, big appreciation to Tim!

Tabina
27/11/19

Overall, I was very satisfied with the IELTS class, the required fields were covered thoroughly. The fact that the marking scheme was properly explained, was most helpful for me. So,10/10

Tabina
28/11/19

Overall, I was very satisfied with the class, the required fields were covered thoroughly. The fact that the concepts were explained in accordance to marking scheme was was most helpful for me. So,10/10

Su
20/03/20

I needed to take IELTS last minute, for my work visa application. I was panicking and worried because it was unexpected and I only had short duration of time. I'm thankful that i managed to find Timothy on Myprivate Tutor. He is extremely patient. I went through a few classes with him before the exam. He provided all the materials and gave me some examples on how the exam would be like. In the end, I got higher than the expected grades, which was according to Tim’s assessment. Here I would highly recommend anyone who need a tutor for Ielts to refer to Timothy!

Yukiko
23/03/20

I’ve been taking Timothy’s English lesson once a week for 2 years. I highly recommend his lesson. He always tries to identify what is my weakness/ strength in English, and points them out precisely. Thanks to his pertinent feedback, I can feel rest assured with my English now.

Wana
27/03/20

Timothy guides Hanis to construct sentences using sensory details. He invokes her mind to think out of the box and write descriptively. His gentle demeanour and encouraging approach makes her comfortable to relate to him. Her essays have improved tremendously under his tutelage. Even her Y6 class teacher is impressed with her progress.

Asya Tan
01/05/20

I have been taking English classes with Timothy twice a month since 2019 mainly to practice speaking and pronunciation. Timothy is a very friendly and patient teacher. He always explains difficult vocabulary by giving me different examples. I'm also having business English class with him, and he will ensure I have different topic for discussion in each class.

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Aivene

Female, 38 Yrs Pro

20 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Bachelor of Degree in Music

Experience

Bachelor in Music, Diploma in Children Behavior Management, Special needs, Children Psychology Early Childhood Music. I have 20 of teaching experience. I offer Music Theory, Keyboard and Piano lessons.

Tutoring Approach

I am student centered tutor. My lessons will be conducted according to the students interests.

Dayana

Female, 40 Yrs Pro

18 Years of Teaching Experience

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  • Qualification: PhD., MSc., BSc /Cambridge IGCSE & ICELT certified/NIOSH TTT/Certified...
  • Location:
    Sentul

Education

PhD., MSc., BSc /Cambridge IGCSE & ICELT certified/NIOSH TTT/Certified Bilingual Language Trainer

Experience

I've been teaching and training General, Business English, English for Specific Purposes and Academic English plus Malay Language for the past 16 years locally and abroad especially to expatriates; namely from America, Australia, Belgium, Britain, Denmark, France, Germany, Korea, Mauritius, New Zealand, Japan, Sri Lanka and Thai. These are for private students and corporate training which include all levels from beginner, intermediate to advanced.  Plus have ventured into speech coaching for communication, interview preps, public speaking and oratory.  Am also a certified CEFL and ICELT Instructor, NIOSH Train the Trainer HRDF SLB exemption, Cambridge IGCSE trained plus on-going with CELTA. Conduct workshops and tutorship lessons for IELTS, TOEFL & TOEIC candidates, too. 

Tutoring Approach

Individual and group lessons available  Professional classes tailored for adults, improving the 4 essential skills reading, writing, speaking, listening plus syntax revision and vocabulary enhancement  This goes for English and Bahasa Malaysia (Malay Language). Remarkable results after Intensive 50 hours and Extensive 100 hours of class Business Communication and Technical Writing workshops are also provided

Christopher

Male Pro

10 Years of Teaching Experience

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  • Qualification: Master in Engineering Science (M.Eng. Sc.) - Nanotechnology, Bachelor ...
  • Location:
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Education

Master in Engineering Science (M.Eng. Sc.) - Nanotechnology, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) - Microelectronics (Automation Control).

Experience

Graduated from Chong Hwa Independent High School Kuala Lumpur, got my Bachelor of Science (Microelectronics majoring in Automation Control) from Campbell University, Master in Engineering Science (By research: Pulsed Laser Deposition of Ruthenium Thin Films) from Multimedia University. Experienced lecturer/tutor teaching Mathematics, Physics and Engineering courses (Electrical/Electronic/Nanotechnology) in private university (MMU and Monash) and international school (St John International School). Been giving private tutoring for primary, secondary and tertiary education students for more than 10 years.

Tutoring Approach

One-to-one (upon request and teacher availability) Group tuition with min 5 max 8. Understanding is better than memorizing.

Colin

Male Pro

20 Years of Teaching Experience

(18 Reviews)

  • Qualification: Bachelor of Art (Canada)
  • Location:
    Mont Kiara, Damasara +3 More
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Education

Bachelor of Art (Canada)

Experience

With over 20 years of teaching practice, I have gained tremendous knowledge and skills of teaching from students. My work settings include private home tuition, individual and group classes in tuition centers as well as corporate environment for academic and business objectives. Student profile consists of school teenagers, adults, business owners and housewives. Courses include: Academic English, Business English and Mandarin

Tutoring Approach

Active learning is the core system practiced in my class through interaction and it has proven to be successful. It captures the learners’ attention and their interest levels. Course syllabus is designed to meet individual need and requirement ranging from academic to business world. Class is conducted either as individual or group structure upon student’s requirement.

Reviews

Rosziyan Rekam
12/08/15

She is very friendly, flexible, and knows my requirement and expose my daughter to English conversations.

Jamie San
08/10/15

Colin is a friendly and patient tutor. He is very easy to talk to and more like a friend to me than a tutor. We always concentrate on areas that I'm not that good and confident with. He is very punctual too.

Chui Vivian
08/10/15

Teacher Colin has been teaching my dad so many vocabularies those are useful in his daily routine. He can teach according to the student's standard and demand of the student.

Koay
29/03/16

Unlike other tutors, he corrected my mistakes directly without hesitation. In addition he taught me how to present myself in English confidently. Lastly, I felt beneficial in terms of pronunciation and intonation in English speaking.

Mae
11/04/16

I am taking IELTS lessons from Colin. He is very friendly, easy to communicate with. He is very punctual. He provides tailored classes, suited to each individual needs. He also provides extra services such as advice outside of class and extra study materials. Colin identifies individual troubles, and target them patiently. Fingers cross that I can score for my IELTS test this time.

Alis Nur Shafeeza
10/05/16

I like how he is punctual and very well prepared for his class. The IELTS preparation class was very helpful.

Aixin
25/05/16

He is a teacher with good skills of teaching, friendly nature, good sense of humor, patient and easygoing.

Meisimt
28/06/16

Colin has helped me in my preparation for the IELTS exams, especially in the critical thinking part of the written exam. He is creative as well as concise with his thoughts for the essays and a great person to bounce ideas off. My lessons were customized for my requirements and I would not hesitate to recommend Colin for IELTS preparation.

Brian Jo
22/07/16

I'm learning Chinese - Mandarin from him. He is very friendly and informative and I am actually learning and able to use it too. If you tell him what you want to learn or do, he will adjust the class for you. I recommend him to any beginner level students

Piotr
08/09/16

Colin is a great trainer! He has helped me a lot in IELTS preparation by continuously giving me important tips and tricks on how to score best results in the exam. I would strongly recommend him as a very good teacher!

Tarlan Jaafarpour
08/09/16

I had taken IELTS class with Colin. He was one of the best teachers that I ever had. He was very patient and informative. His classes were very interesting for me. He is funny but at the same time serious in his approach. It was a very nice experience and I really appreciate the effort given by him.

Daud
25/01/17

Colin has helped me grow personally and academically. He was able to accommodate and guide me during my training under him and I appreciate every opportunity. I was under him. Thank you for opening my eyes on how to develop my English further. Looking forward to catching up with you soon.

Daud
25/01/17

Colin has helped me to focus on my weaknesses when I seek his helped in improving my English. He not only focus on my main issues but also my habits in addressing my English. Thank you for your guidance, advise and your patience in helping me to achieve my goals.

Winnie
21/03/17

Colin has helped my friend and me on academic IELTS preparation. He is a friend rather than a teacher so we really enjoyed the class. He takes his teaching seriously and indeed a patient person. Other than helping us on the test preparation, he also showed us the resources online for learning English. Thank you for the class and guidance.

Izreen Imran
29/03/17

Colin is currently teaching my brother & me Mandarin. He is indeed a very dedicated and passionate tutor. He is always punctual, has his materials prepared beforehand and is very efficient. He also encourages his students to ask questions and to speak more with confidence. Apart from that, he is also very patient.

Kishen
27/12/17

Collin is very attentive and delivers his teaching material in a clear and concise manner. I believe I have progressed much from my lessons with him.

Ken Ang
27/12/17

He is a very good tutor. He points out many small mistakes which usually you don't realize. Highly recommended.

Pathum
06/09/18

He is precisely teaching according to your requirements. Punctual and really interesting person. I took 3 IELTS sessions from him especially targeting a higher band score and I learnt extremely valuable techniques for writing and speaking. Highly recommended.

Chee

Male, 41 Yrs

15 Years of Teaching Experience

(1 Review)

Education

Master of Music in Piano Performance

Experience

I consider myself a versatile musician and a passionate educator. As a performer, I have performed as a pianist and harpsichordist at the Chamber Music Series of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, as a composer, my music has been performed by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and abroad; as a teacher, I have taught at several universities and private music schools. Some of my students have won scholarships to study at the music specialist school Wells Cathedral in the UK.

Tutoring Approach

To me, rather than mindless drilling, finding natural ways of how the hands move is the key to solving many technical issues. Instead of asking for more feelings, my instructions are concrete. I see music education as a holistic education on aesthetics. Therefore, it gives me joy to see my students grow as a person, as much as a musician, to develop a sense of love for their surrounding, for culture and history etc.

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Tammy Law
28/04/20

Mr Wong is patient and nice, always well-prepared for lesson. His approach is direct and helpful, effectively helped me overcome some long-due technical problems. Hence, it isn't rigid, with added musical plans and sense, I'm able to free myself from struggles and bring out the musicality with ease. As a composer, he teaches theory not merely based on guidelines, instead, he facilitates topics with compositional ideas. I see myself grow comprehensively as a pianist under his tutelage.

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Rudy

Male, 29 Yrs

7 Years of Teaching Experience

(1 Review)

  • Qualification: Master's in Communication
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Education

Master's in Communication

Experience

English and IETLS Tutor/Writer/Content Creator. I have been in this field for almost 7 years now. My focus and objective is to support and encourage the clients in order to solve their problems and deliver results in terms of English language skills, IELTS scores and communication skills as well as to cohesively track their progress and comprehend their doubts and concerns and provide the most suitable information methods and solutions to overcome and eliminate the complications.

Tutoring Approach

Since I prefer teaching 1-1 private lessons, it depends on how capable the client is and how much knowledge he or she possesses. All of the lessons are customizable; however, I will, without no doubt, provide all of my clients with the methods and techniques to learn the skills faster. My lessons will include some of these: - Roots of English language/ How to master fluency in English/How to remember vocabularies/Science behind becoming an exceptional communicator/Mindset development/How to make the process of learning effective and efficient and more. Not to mention, creating contents and articles every week to add values in students’ lives. The contents are all related to developing communication, English language skills, mindset, personality development, growth and to expand knowledge.

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Katherine
04/03/20

The teaching methodology he utilizes are extraordinary and the lessons are taught in a simple and comprehensible manner whereby it is so much easier and simple to understand. I would definitely recommend him, whoever wants to study communicative English, IELTS, TOEFL, business English and writing. Thanks a lot.

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Ankit

Male, 29 Yrs

7 Years of Teaching Experience

(1 Review)

Education

Bachelors of Technology (Computers)

Experience

Contact Number is +601131771343  Software Engineer (Android and iOS Mobile Developer). I love teaching and have tuaght numourous students in different times in past. I would love to teach Mathematics to any stundent who can understand English langauge. I am more interested in teaching - Android Mobile Technology (Java and Android Studio) - iOS Mobile Technology (Swift and XCode) - Data Structure, - Algorithms, - C, - C++, - Java, - Kotlin, - JavaScript, - Swift, - Python - And other computer science subjects.

Tutoring Approach

Contact Number is +601131771343. Total years of experience is 7 years as Software Engineer (Android and iOS Mobile Developer). I love teaching and have tuaght numourous students in different times in past. I would love to teach Mathematics to any stundent who can understand English langauge. I am more interested in teaching - Android Mobile Technology (Java and Android Studio) - iOS Mobile Technology (Swift and XCode) - Data Structure, - Algorithms, - C, - C++, - Java, - Kotlin, - JavaScript, - Swift, - Python - And other computer science subjects.

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Arvin
06/02/20

He was very nice and understanding, he started from scratch in tutoring me for algorithms and programming.He really pushed me to achieve good grades in my examination, till today i'm very grateful for his lessons as he made me understand fundamentals of algorithms and programming.

Purvi

Female, 25 Yrs

10 Years of Teaching Experience

(1 Review)

Education

Masters in Dance,BE Electronics

Experience

The students can join the artistic dots and creates form for stories, emotions and ideas. Being classically trained and bases the work on expressive integrity and technical quality, I can even make a non dancer dance very gracefully. I specializes in Choreography for specific events like wedding choreography, School and Colleges choreography, corporate choreography, bollywood choreography, ,corporate workshops. I teaches different dance forms, and to all the age groups.

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Sarania
14/04/20

A good dance teacher. I will recommend her to my friends and keens.

Pang

Female, 31 Yrs

12 Years of Teaching Experience

(4 Reviews)

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Education

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Experience

12 years experience in teaching A-level Biology (8 years at a local institute). Attended Professional Development Course for CIE Biology. Currently a private tutor in teaching GCE A-LEVEL, EDEXCEL A-LEVEL, IGCSE, MUFY and SPM Biology. Familiar with CIE exam format and answering techniques.

Tutoring Approach

My teaching approach is depending on every student's needs and also guide students in working out solutions to exam questions. I usually won't provide students with answer directly, instead I will guide and encourage them to answer the questions and this helps them in understanding as well as remembering the contents better. Other than that, I also provide students with notes which are easier for them to understand. 

Reviews

Chung Je
24/08/15

Ms Pang is a capable teacher who really cares for her students. She always tries her very best to help us out and never give up on her students. She taught me the correct way of studying biology, she is the one who makes me love bio, as her teaching experience will enable her to teach in an interesting way.

Goh Zao Tong
24/08/15

She is a friendly teacher. Anythings that I really don't understand in study, I can come to her, she will lead me to solve the question and she won't give the answer directly, she led me to think more. Actually I'm not really good in biology and I don't have so much confident, but she gave me hope and taught me a lot, finally I got a good result in my biology. She always prepared all the teaching material before the lesson started. She has a good knowledge in biology, her explanation always clear and easier to understand.

Tang Mei Yik
31/08/15

Teaching in clear and easy understanding way. Make sure students are understanding concept instead of memorizing. She is friendly and patient in teaching.

Chok Tsern Yig
31/08/15

Miss Pang is a great tutor! She is knowledgeable. She will try her very best to give explanation whenever you have questions. She makes sure that you understand the current chapter before she proceed to the next chapter. She cares for her students. That is what makes her a great tutor.

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Ritu

Female, 30 Yrs

4 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

M.sc Medical Microbiology

Experience

• I have experience of 4 years educating different students of school grads on multiple subjects. • Done Master of Science(post-graduation) in Medical Micro-Biology with First class. • Worked as Junior Research fellow in AIIMS, New Delhi. • While teaching student my extensive focus is to make him/her to understand basic concepts and fundamentals which help them to grasp advanced concepts further easily.

Tutoring Approach

Identifying students’ individual learning and behavioral needs and responding to their styles, skills and abilities Reviewing class materials and discussing texts, solving problems, and reviewing assignments. Developing alternate approaches for students to overcome difficulties. Improving their academic performance through study and practice and during exams extra free hours to the students.

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Adnan

Male, 35 Yrs

6 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Bachelor of Commerce from University of Windsor, Canada. Certified English Teacher(TESOL).

Experience

I started tutoring in Bangladesh after graduating from the American International School/Dhaka. I would tutor students attending International Schools who followed either the American High School Diploma curriculum or the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. While attending University of Windsor in Canada, I tutored international students. After getting an 8 on IELTS, I helped prep others. I have completed the TESOL course here in KL and I'm now a certified English teacher. 

Tutoring Approach

I am a very friendly person and my approach to teaching would be in a kind and progressive manner. I creatively make lesson plans based on each student's needs. What I have learnt after so many years of teaching English is that, when it comes to languages, it's all about building confidence within the student. You shouldn't ever shame or be too hard on any of your students if you want them to absorb everything you are teaching. As you build confidence in a student, their retention level also increases. I consider myself to be a funny person and I've seen using humour always puts the students at ease, hence, the students always stay attentive and more importantly, they have fun while learning. Growing up I always had tutors, some good and some not so good. Therefore, I always strive to be that tutor the student is actually looking forward to seeing, instead of praying that they can't make it today.

Renee

Female, 25 Yrs

4 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

DEGREE IN ANALYST CHEMISTRY

Experience

- I have been teaching adults of mandarin languages for 4 years. I'm very good at Chinese speaking and writing. - I'm famous for being patient and passionate when teaching adults who are beginners so that they will learn the foundation properly.  - i'm freelance, so my time more flexible. 

Tutoring Approach

There is no shortcut to learning languages, especially Chinese. Building good learning habits and having patience in learning is important. Students will have to communicate their goals and learning methods with me before I structure a proper teaching method for them. I have few beginner student from France, Australia, India, Dubai, they all start from zero until now can speak well in mandarin. 

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Teh

Female, 25 Yrs

5 Years of Teaching Experience

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  • Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Music (Majoring in Composition & Trombone)
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Education

Bachelor Degree in Music (Majoring in Composition & Trombone)

Experience

Group workshops, private instrumental and music theory lessons.

Tutoring Approach

Use of multimedia tools, Introduce practical music theory, Introduce musicianship and music history, Importance of playing in an ensemble, Fixing the old habits, Importance of inner hearing & sight-singing, Solfege training - get the intervals right, Design your warm-up routine

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Victoria

Female, 28 Yrs

4 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

B.A. (English Literature), Graduate Diploma in (Secondary) Education (English), TESL Certificate

Experience

I am and Australian-born, native English speaker and trained Australian English teacher recently relocated to Kuala Lumpur. I have both tutoring and teaching experiences within Australia and Malaysia. I have experience teaching in Australian Secondary Schools teaching both English and English Literature to secondary students. I have extensive knowledge teaching a range of secondary students in British and Australian curriculums. I have coached and prepared students for English exams in particular IGCSE English Lanuage and English Literature, AS  Levels English Language & Literature and A levels English Literature & Language . Throughout my teaching experiences I have developed teaching and learning skills to guide all students to analyse literature, write comparative essays, creative writing – poetry, narrative and short stories, academic essays and literary analysis in a well formulated manner. I also have the proficiency and experience to mentor and prepare students through university foundation studies courses as a means of preparation for academic writing, essay structures, research skills, citing and referencing academic works, note taking, tutorial/university discussions and presentation skills. Lastly, I have experience-preparing students for IELTS exam in both Australia and Malaysia. The main skills focused on throughout IELTS exam preparation are; Writing: techniques in persuasive, argumentative letter, report writing and essay structure. Reading: scanning, skimming, visualization and comprehension skills. Listening and Speaking skills: building vocabulary, confidence and clarity while speaking and responding to questions. I also have experience coaching general, business and academic English skills in all areas of reading, writing, listening (conversational) and speaking. 

Tutoring Approach

My aim as an educator is to create in my student/s a deep understanding and confidence in speaking, writing, reading and listening to the English language. My teaching approach and techniques is catered to each individual student/s needs and learning styles. My teaching approach is allowing and encouraging students to enjoy learning English and to think for themselves, using real-world examples in approaching the English language. I believe through setting mutual high expectations with student/s high results are achieved. I start from understanding the strengths and weakness of student/s and build on their strengths as a foundation for learning. With exam preparation I forus on past/example papers, this allows the student/s to work through and become comfortable with reading and understanding exam questions and formats. I give great emphasis on the vital skills of reading, writing and speaking such as essay structure and technique, scanning, body language, logical thought and confidence. 

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Nurul

Female, 29 Yrs

15 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Masters of Education

Experience

I have 15 years of teaching experience and have taught students of various school background (local, private and international school students). I studied Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) for my Diploma and Degree and have graduated my Masters degree of Education (Educational Management) from University of Melbourne.  

Tutoring Approach

We are now in the 21st century and nurturing students as future leaders is very important. My teaching approach moves towards that notion. I first will start off with analyzing students' strengths and weaknesses, understanding students' characters and will then personalize my teaching depending on each student. Within the teaching and learning sessions, I will also impart the knowledge and awareness of independent learning, loving the learning process and how to be responsible of students' own learning. I believe these are important for young students to know so that they will be very much prepared for their own future. 

Dolly

Female, 39 Yrs

15 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

TEFL, Associate Degree, Hospitality Management

Experience

Hello! My name is Dolly and I am a graduate English language trainer. I work in an international and multi-cultural environment helping busy, motivated English learners become more confident, bolder and braver English speakers. I was born in Malaysia but have worked, lived and travelled to many different countries around the world. English is my first language and I am a native speaker with a neutral accent. I am fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and Cantonese, with a little knowledge of Mandarin. My accent is entirely native and neutral. Living and working in Asia I understand the struggles people go through when learning English, and I am familiar with the common pitfalls.  Are you tired of spending money and time on classes and you still can’t communicate in English?   IS THIS YOU …  I want to know what to say in English  I want to pronounce words clearly in English   I want to speak naturally in English and not worry about grammar all the time   I want to be confident every time I speak English and not feel nervous and stuck   I want to hold a conversation in English and share my thoughts and ideas   I want to tell a story in English and share experiences  I want to do business with English speaking clients   I want to relay my messages in English during a meeting   I want to go for interviews in English  I want to read articles and reports written in English  I want to watch English movies and understand them  I want to surf the net for information in English  I want to travel to an English speaking country and be able to communicate without fear   

Tutoring Approach

I help students just like you every day. You’re exactly why I do what I do. I can help you overcome your fears. Learn to speak clearly and naturally. And feel confident in English so you can talk with anyone in English through: Real-life techniques relevant to your daily social/professional life   Supportive coaching to motivate and encourage you every step of the way  Practice strategies for building confidence and improving on your listening and speaking skills    Learn to get unstuck, think and speak more clearly and naturally in English.  Personal feedback so you know what you are doing well and what to improve on so you can speak more accurately, and make progress   I HELP YOU TO : Make daily conversation  Pronounce words clearly  Share stories   Ask and answer questions  Build new vocabulary and use it in context  Speak naturally without translating  Give your opinion and participate in discussions  Share ideas and suggestions  Present information  Prepare for a job interview  Succeed in a speaking exam  Communicate confidently     LEARN FROM WHEREVER YOU ARE No matter where you work and live or how busy your schedules are. That’s the beauty of technology and how our world has progressed and evolved.  Use your smartphone, laptop, or computer with an Internet connection… from home, from your office, or on the bus on your way to work. All training materials—videos and worksheets—are customized for each individual or group based on their learning objectives and focus. This means you learn only what is relevant to you and your circumstances.    

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Nurul

Female, 26 Yrs

1 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Master of Science in Applied Physics

Experience

I received the B.Sc. degree in Pure Physics and the M.Sc. degree in Applied Physics. I am currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in Photonics Engineering with the Photonics Research Centre, University of Malaya. A one year experienced Tutor with diverse subject expertise. Friendly and energetic professional and have advanced knowledge of Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics, and Bahasa Melayu. Passion for advancing academic progress and helping students develop critical-thinking skills.

Tutoring Approach

I typically structure each of my classes to include some amount of each teaching style. I use an appropriate mix of teaching styles to help students learn, grow, and become more independent. In essence, I will identify the students' strength and weakness first. Then, I will develop the students by providing the learning based on their strength and weakness. At the same time, my teaching approach will help to enhance their strength and also improve their weakness. I am open to any recommendations from students and parents for effective learning help. I help both struggling and gifted students reach their full potential by supplementing the instruction they receive in class and guiding them toward study practices and aides that can help them excel. I offer compassionate, motivating assistance and fun learning to students.

Audrey

Female, 57 Yrs

20 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Master's Degree

Experience

I have taught English to children right up to adults and have very good language and interpersonal skills. My aim is for all my students to master the language. I am currently pursuing my Doctorate in Education.

Azureen

Female, 31 Yrs

5 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

B.Sc in Computational Mathematics

Experience

I have been working as Software Engineer for 9 years and tutoring students for these past 6 years. I have experiences in teaching college students in programming language and individual who wish to learn web development. Besides that, i also teach primary school students in subject of Mathematics.

Tutoring Approach

I would prefer my students to learn not only the theories but also on the practical learning; through the act of doing.

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Holly

Female, 31 Yrs

2 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

MA (Hons) International Relations

Experience

I tutored regularly for 2 years during my time working in Qatar, and since then only periodically. I am starting to tutor again while I get my startup going in Malaysia, which is in the edtech space. I have a lot of business and consulting experience that can be a valuable part of the knowledge I can share, in addition to the subjects I am passionate about.

Tutoring Approach

My lessons are tailored individually based on a conversation with each student on their goals and needs, and on being responsive to each student's progress. People learn in different ways. With English and Test Preparation, I focus heavily on analytical skills and reading for comprehension. Exercises / Discussion / Correction of mistakes / Explanations /Homework.

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Wong

Male, 27 Yrs

7 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Master Degree in Applied Statistics, Bachelor of Science (Major Mathematics)

Experience

Expertise in Pre-U/University Mathematics (Pure and Further Maths) and Statistics subjects, 7 years experience in part-time Private Tuition (subjects taught: SPM, STPM, A-Level and University Mathematics/Statistics/Econometrics) with at least 4 students scored A+ in A-Level Mathematics, 2 years experience as a University Tutor. Currently working as Data Analyst in banking industry (skills involved: Data Mining, Statistical Programming and Database Management)

Tutoring Approach

Flexible learning topics and explanation approaches according to student's needs. Strong emphasis of understanding of basic concepts before moving into more advanced topics. Probe for student's response in order to enhance understanding during teaching. I relate learning topics to practical applications in real world.

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Shubathra

Female, 39 Yrs

2 Years of Teaching Experience

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Degree in Chemical Engineering (CGPA 3.21 out of 4.0)Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching (CGPA 3.9 out of 4.0)

Experience

I am a full time tutor and I enjoy teaching children and young adults. I am able to teach IGSCE, SPM as well as PT3 Mathematics and I am able to teach all subjects with focus on Mathematics, English and Science for primary school (both SRJKC and SRK). Besides that, I would also introduce Cambridge workbooks and topics in my lessons so that students can familiarise themselves with International Syllabus as well as learn in English. 

Tutoring Approach

I believe in adapting different teaching techniques for different students because everyone has different preferred learning styles and I strongly believe that one will excel in whatever they do when they truly enjoy it! I also believe that learning is an enjoyable process and when our child knows that learning is fun, they will want to learn more. 

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Denis

Male, 34 Yrs

10 Years of Teaching Experience

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  • Qualification: Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
  • Location:
    Bangsar, Mont Kiara +4 More
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Education

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)

Experience

I have 5 years of tuition tutoring experience (SPM - Maths, Add Maths) and 9 years of full-time classroom and individual teaching at the college level (Both Ed-excel and Cambridge A-level, Maths and Further Mathematics). I have a vast experience of teaching young adults (17-20 years old) from various background (local and international). I am sensitive and able to connect to them in their language. The preferred teaching day is Saturday. The schedule is flexible and can be changed if required.

Tutoring Approach

I focus on test preparation, explaining difficult concepts using daily language or idea familiar to students, give counselling on time-management and study plan. I seek not only on intellectual development but care about my students' growth as a person. Therefore, I look into faithfulness and discipline of a student in learning as well as their performance in the examination.

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Shane

Male, 28 Yrs

1 Years of Teaching Experience

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Education

Degree in Marketing and Management (USA)

Experience

I have completed my education of BBA in Marketing and Management (Dual Major, USA). I have experience in teaching basic math and English Language to the UNHCR refugees' kids in Pudu.  I was a Senior Sales and Marketing Executive at Madame Waffle. I am also horned with Marketing, Management and Operational skills cum with practical theories to support. I was a Account Executive at Linde Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

Tutoring Approach

Identify student's needs. Identify student's learning style. Tailoring teaching approach to students. Patience and encouragement to all students. Encourage students to think out of the box. Confidence Building.

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