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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 and academic work Wikipedia Entries - new and editing Blogging, product descriptions, article writing Teaching: Skype, online course development and editing, curriculum design Voiceover: Recording, sampling, high quality audio
$35 USD/hr
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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:

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)

Certifications

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

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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