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Teacher Matt 😊 16 years teaching! Education Major & USA Certified Teacher 👨‍🎓 23 season coach 🏅🏆

LEARN ENGLISH & GROWTH MINDSET
173English Sessions Completed

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⭐ Native speaker 😊 ⭐ Clear, neutral accent ⭐ Communicate clearly and confidently ⭐ 12,000+ classes taught ⭐ English language and growth mindset expert 🏆 23 seasons winning sports coach - excellent skills at inspiring and motivating students!🏆 📈 Guaranteed growth in vocabulary, fluency, reading comprehension, reading skills, and academic skills! 📈 Hi, my name is Teacher Matt 😊I am an American living abroad in Thailand. I started my teaching career in 2005 at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, where I taught English to students of all ages in summer camp. Since then I have successfully taught and coached thousands of students of many backgrounds in the classroom setting, including teaching English, Science, Mathematics, and School Counseling. I taught for 8 years in the USA, and for 6 years at a nice international school in Myanmar, and 2 years of teaching English online. In addition to the subjects I teach, I also enjoy teaching my students the growth mindset approach to learning, a scientifically proven method to help students learn better in all of their classes, sports, and activities! 😊 I use the newest edition of the National Geographic Reading Explorer Curriculum in my classes. It’s a student and teacher favorite with engaging content that is well designed to accommodate many ability levels, directly teaching a wide variety of reading skills and academic skills throughout each level, contributing to many students’ success on all English proficiency tests, including IELTS, TOEFL, IGCSE, CET, GEPT, HKDSE, SAT, ACT, Cambridge, etc. 🏆 I will teach you about GROWTH MINDSET and how it can help you in my classes and all your other classes in the future. I will teach you and coach you to work toward developing a growth mindset . 🏆 🍎 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH FOR KIDS 🍎 🍏 - For CEFR Levels A2 and up 🍏 - GUARANTEED GROWTH in reading fluency, comprehension skills, listening skills, speaking skills, communication skills, and critical thinking skills 🍏 - Learn a wide variety of interesting topics essential for HIGHER EDUCATION SUCCESS! 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓 🍏 - Teacher will provide feedback, encourage students, and coach a GROWTH MINDSET! 🍎 ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR KIDS 🍎 🍏 - For CEFR Levels B2 and up 🍏 - GUARANTEED GROWTH in reading fluency, comprehension skills, listening skills, speaking skills, communication skills, and critical thinking skills 🍏 - Learn a wide variety of interesting topics essential for HIGHER EDUCATION SUCCESS! 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓 🍏 - Teacher will provide feedback, encourage students, and coach a GROWTH MINDSET! 🍎 CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH FOR KIDS AND ADULTS 🍎 🍏 - For CEFR Levels A2 and up 🍏 - Free choice of multiple topics at the student’s reading level 🍏 - Can center around social-emotional learning (SEL) or school counseling topics 🍏 - Teacher will provide feedback, encourage students, and coach a GROWTH MINDSET! 🍎 BUSINESS ENGLISH FOR ADULTS 🍎 🍏 - 88 Total Lessons - For CEFR Levels B1 and up 🍏 - Learn a wide variety of essential business world knowledge in four categories: 1) Getting a Job 2) Language for Business 3) Advanced Business Skills 4) Business Situations 🍏 - A strong business English foundation will IMPROVE YOUR NET WORTH! 🍏 - Teacher will provide feedback, encourage students, and coach a GROWTH MINDSET! MORE INFO ON COURSE MODULES: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC READING EXPLORER - 144 Total Lessons - For CEFR Levels A2 and up - These lessons prepare learners for academic success with highly visual, motivating National Geographic content that features real people, places, and stories. Real-world stories captivate learners and give them a better understanding of the world and their place in it. ‘Reading Skills’ and ‘Reading Comprehension’ sections provide the tools necessary to become an effective and critical reader. ‘Target Vocabulary Practices’ teaches the most useful words and phrases needed for academic reading. Strong readers have strong vocabulary. Engaging National Geographic video enhances the learning experience and allows learners to apply their listening skills and language skills. CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH FOR KIDS AND ADULTS - For CEFR Levels A2 and up - In this conversational English class, students engage in interactive discussions and activities aimed at improving fluency and communication skills. Through interesting readings and lively conversations on various topics, students practice speaking confidently while receiving constructive feedback to enhance their language proficiency. BUSINESS ENGLISH - 88 Total Lessons - For CEFR Levels B1 and up - These lessons cover a wide range of language skills needed to succeed in an English-speaking business environment. They use examples of common workplace situations to help students communicate in a professional and appropriate manner. The four areas covered are: 1) Getting a Job 2) Language for Business 3) Advanced Business Skills 4) Business Situations A sample of the ⭐ READING SKILLS ⭐ that are explicitly and directly taught in just one level (24 full lessons) of National Geographic Reading Explorer Curriculum: 🏅Scanning 🏅Skimming 🏅Identifying the Parts of a Passage 🏅Pronoun Reference 🏅Dealing with New Vocabulary: Using a Dictionary 🏅Understanding Suffixes 🏅Identifying a Paragraph’s Main Idea 🏅Recognizing Compound Subjects and Objects 🏅Identifying the Purpose of a Paragraph 🏅Inferring Meaning 🏅Creating a Timeline of Events 🏅Understanding a Process 🏅Organizing Information: Creating a Concept Map 🏅Understanding Conjunctions 🏅Dealing with New Vocabulary: Using Context 🏅Identifying Supporting Details 🏅Annotating Text 🏅Understanding Infographics 🏅Understanding Tenses 🏅Understanding Cause and Effect 🏅Understanding Passive Sentences 🏅Organizing Information: A Chart 🏅Identifying Examples 🏅Understanding Prefixes 🏅 A sample of the ⭐ CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS ⭐ that are explicitly and directly taught in one level (24 full lessons) of National Geographic Reading Curriculum: 🏅Applying Ideas 🏅Synthesizing Information 🏅Justifying Opinions 🏅Applying Ideas 🏅Evaluating Advice 🏅Personalizing; Synthesizing Information 🏅Evaluating Arguments 🏅Evaluating Ideas; Justifying Ideas 🏅Applying Ideas 🏅Evaluating Evidence; Synthesizing Information 🏅Justifying Opinions 🏅Applying Ideas 🏅Reflecting 🏅Applying Ideas 🏅Categorizing Information 🏅Evaluating Supporting Details 🏅Understanding Opinions 🏅Synthesizing Information; Inferring Information 🏅Understanding Opinions 🏅Synthesizing Information; Inferring Information 🏅Personalizing 🏅Ranking Advice 🏅Discussing Pros and Cons 🏅Ranking 🏅Justifying Opinions 🏅Rating Predictions; Evaluating Ideas 🏅 ⭐⭐⭐ CLASS RULES ⭐⭐⭐ ✅ If you can't attend a scheduled session, I will allow you to reschedule the session for free. However, you must provide a genuine reason with at least 24 hours advance notice. ✅ Absence without notice or prior message will lead to being charged the full rate and no rescheduling will be allowed. Please plan accordingly. ********************************************************************************* 🔥🔥🔥 NEW to AT Promotion: ONLY $7 per 25 minute lesson! 🔥🔥🔥 ********************************************************************************* 🏅🏅🏅 🛒🛒 Book a TRIAL lesson NOW 🛒🛒 🏅🏅🏅 ********************************************************************************* -Teacher Matt 😊
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18 English course reviews

  • Dennis
    jul 18, 2024
    Matt is a friendly teacher to talk to, willing to answer questions and share what he knows. Even though it was a 25-min class, we actually went well overtime. He gave me a lot of compliments and encouragement.
  • Anonymous
    jul 6, 2024
    Matt is an amazing teacher! He establishes rapport and makes sure that you are comfortable having a class with him. He speaks clearly, so it's not hard to understand what he instructs you to do. He also gives a lot of praises and encourages you to speak more. Thanks, Matt!
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Performance History

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Experiences

  • 2007 - 2013 Southeast Polk Community School District
  • 2013 - 2015 Ankeny Community School District
  • 2015 - 2021 Yangon International School
  • 2021 - 2022 Yangon International School
  • 2005 - 2005 Zhejiang University; English Teaching Internship
  • 2022 till now Magichouse Reading Center

Educations

  • 2002 - 2007 Central College Physics, Secondary Education

  • 2018 till now Lehigh University College of Education

Certifications

  • Standard License (state issued; Iowa)

  • Graduate Certificate - International School Counseling

Experiences
  • 2007 - 2013 Southeast Polk Community School District
  • 2013 - 2015 Ankeny Community School District
  • 2015 - 2021 Yangon International School
  • 2021 - 2022 Yangon International School
  • 2005 - 2005 Zhejiang University; English Teaching Internship
  • 2022 till now Magichouse Reading Center
Educations
  • 2002 - 2007

    Central College

    Physics, Secondary Education

  • 2018 till now

    Lehigh University

    College of Education

Certifications
  • Standard License (state issued; Iowa)

  • Graduate Certificate - International School Counseling

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How to book
  • After buying courses, you can book them according to the teacher’s schedule.
  • If “Instant Tutoring” shows on the teacher’s profile, you can book the lesson 30 minutes after the current time.
  • If the teacher is not online, the next available class cannot be booked until 24 hours afterward.
Lesson duration
  • The duration of a trial session is 25 minutes.
  • The duration of a private session is 50 minutes.
  • If you purchase more than 5 sessions, you will receive a discount (according to the price the teacher set).
Instructions
  • Enter the website 10 minutes before the class starts. Click “My Lessons” to find your class, click “Go to class”, and then you will be in the classroom on ZOOM!
  • You can use ZOOM for classes both on your phone and computer. Please download ZOOM in advance if you choose to use your phone for the class.
Refund policy
  • Please click “Report Issue” if you encountered any problems, and the teacher will determine either reschedule or refund afterward.
  • If the teacher doesn’t respond the issue, we will provide a full refund as AT credits for you.

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