Profile of teacher Elhana

Elhana Sugiaman

5.0
(33 reviews)
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I am a linguist and an experienced English teacher.

Accent reduction Accent reduction
Pronunciation Pronunciation
Conversation Conversation
TOEFL TOEFL
Oxford & Cambridge Oxford & Cambridge
Grammar Grammar
Complete beginners Complete beginners
Young Learners Young Learners
bio:
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 as well 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 for mature students in Indonesia, specialising in TOEFL.
my background outside of teaching:
I am a recent graduate in Portuguese and Linguistics, which means I can tell you a lot about Portuguese literature and answer your language questions. Other than that, my working experiences primarily include teaching English, translation services, or volunteering at NGOs.
Teaches:
English, Portuguese (Brazil)
native languages:
English
other languages spoken:
Dutch, German, Spanish

price per lesson

30-minute trial lesson: Free

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$34.50 $34.00 $34.00

3 unique facts about me

  • I love learning languages. I speak 7 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'm currently based in Bali. :)

reviews

  • 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!

  • Oskar Kamiński's profile picture
    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.