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@simonrichardson
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simonrichardson

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I have been a lecturer and teacher of English, and a curriculum designer in the UK for 10 years. I have a Master's in English and Teaching. I specialize in academic writing, editing, content writing and improvements, English language exams, proofreading, IELTS and phonology. Check out my website for examples of my work on language teaching and academia (a lot of the language used in my articles is graded for second language learners): simonrichardsonenglish Whether it's academic advice, content, curricula or proofreading, I can help you perfect your language and make your project really stand out! These are the services I can provide: Proofreading and editing - essays, documents, CVs CV writing & editing Content Editing for websites, businesses & academic work Wikipedia / Everipedia Entries - new & editing Blogging, product descriptions, article writing Teaching: Skype, online course development & editing, curriculum design Voiceover: Recording, sampling, high quality audio
$35 USD/hr
56 reviews
6.7
  • 100%Jobs Completed
  • 96%On Budget
  • 99%On Time
  • 16%Repeat Hire Rate

Portfolio

Recent Reviews

  • image of AlexL86 Project for Simon R. $470.00 AUD

    “Highly professional, competent, and always available for clarifications; different time zones were not an issue. Recommended.”

  • image of shunkk English editing requested for my article ¥9000.00 JPY

    “I was very much helped by his editorial work. He is ready to help and on time. The advice is to the point. Far better than the proofreading service offered by big companies.”

  • image of lameesa editing & proofreading a manuscript $750.00 USD

    “Simon did a great job. I enjoyed working with him.”

  • image of omarzein proofreading of 90,000 words manuscript (theological text) £750.00 GBP

    “trust inspiring and highly comforting. Simon is an expert at his work and you note this immediately. He is immediately responsive to any queries and requests you may have. its a pleasure to work with Simon and I will again in the future”

  • image of Jodi51 Project for Simon £370.00 GBP

    “Good man, good work.”

  • image of kind3te Read and edit a one act play $200.00 USD

    “He was very thorough. Gave a comprehensive review like a surgeon. Wish I had him before. Will definitely use again.”

Experience

Head of English

Aug 2016

Curriculum design, management, university partnership, working with students on academic submissions and exams, developing academic skills (especially writing and speaking), proofreading and editing, CVs, cover letters and personal statements

Director of Studies

Mar 2015

Management, hiring and development / CPD of all teaching staff. Curriculum design, management and development of the academic programme. QA / QC of classes, resources and courses, responsible for academic performance in inspections. Summer school (young learners) management, recruitment and course design

English Teacher / Course Designer

Sep 2013

Teaching and management duties, including course design and improvement, linguistic research, specialisation in pronunciation teaching, teacher training and academic blogging: [url removed, login to view]

Writer / Editor

Jan 2012

Writing a range of articles, journal publications, blog posts, academic essays and creative content. My repertoire includes travel writing, restaurant and hotel reviews, comedy blogs, academic English articles and publications, creative writing in the horror and comedy genres and musical / sporting interest pieces.

Education

English Literature and Language

2001 - 2004 (3 years)

DELTA (Masters Diploma in English Language Teaching)

2012 - 2012 (1 month)

Qualifications

DELTA (2012)

Cambridge

A masters (level 7 UK) qualification on teaching practice, language teaching and pedagogical theories and academic course design aimed at academic writing for non-native English speakers.

Publications

Demand High - a DELTA experimental practice

[url removed, login to view] A research-based assignment on increasing demand in language classrooms

Certifications

  • US English Level 1
    98%
  • UK English 1
    95%
  • Spanish 1
    93%
  • Numeracy 1
    92%
  • Academic Writing
    87%
  • Preferred Freelancer Program SLA
    82%

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