Profile of teacher Elhana Sugiaman

Elhana Sugiaman

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Hi! I'm an Oxford linguistics graduate who's been teaching since 2017

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I studied Portuguese and Linguistics at Oxford University. I am well-versed in the science of phonetics and phonology (the production and perception of sounds), which means I can help you sound more native. I've taught English for a year in Brazil and I've tutored students through Oxford Hub and Jacari. I also speak Brazilian Portuguese fluently.
what should you expect from my classes:
You’ll expect conversation practices as well as lessons from textbooks and my own worksheets to practise your writing and comprehension. I will be using videos and music to train your listening skills. These are the materials I will use:
  • PDF textbooks
  • Worksheets
  • Short films
  • Music
my teaching background:
I worked as an English teacher for one year at an NGO. I was a private tutor for 4 months at Jacari, and taught English as a summer intern for Green Planet Ventures. My students were aged between 7 and 22, but I've also given private lessons to mature students in Indonesia, specialising in TOEFL.
my background outside of teaching:
I've been working in the NGO/NFO sectors because I'm passionate about development (human rights, environment, governance). Other than teaching, I research and translate for some international organisations. In my free time, I love to paint, sing, and write poems :)
Portuguese (Brazil), English
native languages:
other languages spoken:
German, Spanish, Dutch
Qualifi Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

price per lesson

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3 unique facts about me

  • I love learning languages. I speak 8 at the moment, but I'm trying to make it 9!
  • I've lived in 4 different countries: the Netherlands, the UK, Brazil, and Indonesia.
  • I was born in an island called Java.


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    Konrad .

    Ela é uma boa professora!

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    Konrad .

    Elhana is a professional teacher focused on my goals from the beginning. During every lesson, we practice a lot of reading, vocabulary, speaking, pronunciation, and grammar. Writing exercises I mostly get for homework but she always checks and corrects mistakes before lessons. She has extensive knowledge about languages and is able to explain every grammar rule I ask. I highly recommend! She is the best teacher I've had so far.

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    Simon A.

    Bardzo miła. Dobry nauczyciel.

  • Alina Voilova's profile picture
    Alina Voilova

    Elhana's lessons are very interesting and fun. We've done a lot of helpful exercises and discussed topic which would be useful for my exams.

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    Anna Suszko

    Elhana builds work during classes very interestingly!

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    Oskar Kamiński

    Elhana is always perfectly prepared and 100% committed to her students. As a person speaking 7 languages and incredible smart Oxford graduate, she relies on the best teaching techniques adjusted to your individual needs to set you up for success from the day one.