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M
Motluk
« Perfect! She is an excellent teacher and I learned English with her. »
$40/h
1st lesson free!
Verified profile and diploma
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Lynda
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • IELTS
Levels
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • MBA
  • ILR Level 3
  • ILR Level 4
  • ILR Level 5
  • Other
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient

TEFL Certified ESL Instructor with BA in English Literature in Boston gives student-focused engaging lessons.

Methodology

My students are adult professionals who want to improve their spoken and written English. My lessons focus on the specific objectives of each student. As a result, they are interesting and my students become fully engaged in the lesson. My students gain the confidence that they seek with their English.

Group rates considered.

I have 60 hour Bridge TEFL Certificate. My grade for the TEFL course was an A.

My undergraduate degree in English Literature is from Suffolk University in Boston.

Background

Hello! I am an American native-speaker who currently lives in Boston. My father was British and I spent a quarter-year of high-School in the UK. I've been giving ESL lessons since April 2016 and have taught from 1 - 30 students at a time. I also teach Hospitality and Business to adult international students in a classroom setting.

The focus of my lessons is always the student's objectives. First, we chat and I find out what the student needs. Then I deliver a lesson that focuses on those objectives. Be it accent reduction, improved vocabulary or sentence construction, I find a way for my students to grow in their area of need. This personal approach is enjoyable and effective for my students.

Superprofs is an attractive option for me because I'll be able to work with my students over time and help them grow and develop. Other online platforms don't offer that continuity with students. Continuity is a key element of success!

Let me know know I can help you succeed with English.

Thanks, Lynda

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $40/h

Details

Volume discount: Students who commit to 5 lessons will pay $35 for each 1 hour lesson. Thanks!

Group rates considered.

Lessons offered by Lynda
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • ESL
  • Oral expression - English
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Writing expression - English
  • IELTS
Levels
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • MBA
  • ILR Level 3
  • ILR Level 4
  • ILR Level 5
  • Other
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient

Lynda's resume

PERSONAL PROFILE

Student-focused instructor that gets results!

EDUCATION

Bridge TEFL, bridgetefl.com: Teach English as a Foreign Language certificate, 2016

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA: Master of Science, Isenberg School of Management: Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2010

Suffolk University, Boston MA: Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, 1992

WORK EXPERIENCE

McGuirk Management, Boston, MA, Founder 2010-current
ESL (English as a Second Language) instructor, online and in person. Pronunciation coach. Design and create custom content for groups and individual learners. Edit and write resumes and cover letters for clients. Organize projects for independent contractors.

FLS – Boston Common, Boston, MA English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor, 2018 - current
Design and deliver ESL lessons in a classroom setting. Participate in Language Extension Activities. Contribute to quality cultural experience. Coach students towards goal-attainment. Address and solve student learning challenges.

Computer Systems Institute, Charlestown, MA: Adjunct Instructor, 2016
Teach Hospitality and English as a Second Language to adult learners. Write and execute lesson plans and exams. Evaluate student submissions. Coach and counsel students.

Open English, Pensecola, FL Academic Specialist, 2016-17
Gave ESL lessons on Open English platform via VOIP or video. Student-focused Individual and group lessons used Open English lesson plans.

KNF&T, Boston MA, Associate, 2005-6, 2015-6
Reception and administrative support for clients, including: the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The City of Boston, and Standish Asset Management. Staffing Temp of the Year for 2015.

Trader Joe's, Brookline and Boston, MA: Section Leader, 2006 - 2014
In charge of product demonstration menu for Brookline and Boston stores. Customer Experience and P.O.S. for each location.

Advantage Staffing Services, New York, NY (concealed information) Associate, 2004-5
Administrative support and special projects for clients.

University of Massachusetts: Amherst, MA: Teaching Assistant, 2002 - 2004
Planned and supervised labs for undergraduate Advanced Food Production Management course. Grade student lab performance and lab outcome.

Fitzpatrick Family Companies, Stockbridge, MA: Food and Beverage Manager, 2002 - 2003
Managed Jack’s Grill in Housatonic, MA and The Lion’s Den in Stockbridge, MA. Delivered smooth operations for popular tourist eateries. Consistently provided quality customer experience. Trained, scheduled and disciplined staff.

District Restaurant at the Muse Hotel, New York, NY: Food and Beverage Manager, 2000-01
Managed breakfast and lunch for dining room and room service at new Midtown Manhattan boutique hotel. Developed china, glass and silver inventory and ordering system.

Jerry/Haines Design Studio, New York, NY: Marketing Strategy for new Architectural firm, 2000
Introduced new firm to prospects in Hospitality industry.

Vail Athletic Club, Vail, CO.: Assistant to NYC based Owner, 1998 – 2000
Contact person for renovation project of Vail resort hotel and Manhattan based design firm. Personal Assistant to owner.

Ian Schrager Hotels, New York, NY: Executive Assistant to C.O.O. and C.F.O, 1997 - 1999
Provided administrative and personal support to two executives. The C.O.O. was a high-profile executive with many celebrity contacts. Generated all financial reports for the C.F.O.

Paramount, an Ian Schrager Hotel, New York, NY: Purchaser for Housekeeping, 1994-7
Bid and order furniture, fixtures and equipment for 600 room boutique hotel. Also bid and order all cleaning supplies and amenities. Maintained inventory for all orders. Delivered or surpassed cost and budget goals.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office, Writing, Publishing, Vendor Management, Social Media, GradPro, Desire2Learn

The 8 reviews on Lynda
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
M
Motluk

Perfect! She is an excellent teacher and I learned English with her.

Lynda's response

Hi Motluk!
Great work on vocabulary, idioms & writing last week! How is your writing coming along? Stay warm, Lynda

A
Angel

Perfect! Just had my the second class, Lynda is passionate and well-prepared to fit my needs. She understands my goal and works out the best approach for me. I'm positive about my progress with the help of Lynda!

Lynda's response

The first class with Angel was definitely a success! Angel is very motivated to improve her spoken English. We will have weekly classes and track her progress towards her goals. I’m sure she will proceed at an excellent pace!

6 recommendations

Troy

I've worked with Lynda at CSI for since she started here. Lynda has always been a responsible and thorough teacher who was passionate about teaching her students and knowledgeable about the curriculum. I've managed her teaching program and now teach as a fellow adjunct instructor and in both situations she has been shown to be exemplary in the classroom. I fully recommend her for this teaching opportunity.

F
Fabiana

She is a special teacher! She cares about her students, she knows how to clarify our questions and the way that she explain is absolutely amazing!
I am so glad that God gave me her as a teacher. She is helping me a lot!! And I am sure that she will help somebody else...

N
Nyairo

Lynda is a driven, dedicated educator who cares about her students and has a real passion for her work.

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