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Stephen's Fun Facts

Teaching Experience
13 Years
Stephen has been teaching English as a second language since 2007.
Languages Spoken
3 Languages
In addition to being a native English speaker they also speak: Czech (Basic), German (Intermediate)
11 Countries
He is an avid world traveler. He has visited or lived in the following countries: Spain, Italy, Montenegro, Serbia, Canada, France, Austria, Holland, Germany, Slovakia, Poland, and England


Steve has been teaching ESL to students for 11 years, since 2007. Originally from Michigan, he moved to the Pacific Northwest and Seattle in his 20s. Steve has also lived in Portland Oregon as well as Vancouver British Columbia before moving to Prague, Czech Republic in 2011 where he currently teaches students via Skype and in person. Students really enjoy lessons with Steve because his lively, extroverted personality keeps the lessons interesting and engaging. In his free time Steve enjoys cycling, tennis and playing guitar. Visit Steve's teaching website 'HitchcockEnglish' to find out more!-

He is originally from USA and currently resides in Czech Republic.

His Current Time Zone is:
(GMT +1:00) Europe/Belgrade

He Can Teach The Following Age Groups:
Adolescents, College, Adults, Seniors

I use the communicative approach to language learning, which means that lessons are student centered and highly interactive with an emphasis on learning English in real life contexts. Activities and class discussion are based on real life situations and topics that the student will encounter outside the classroom in everyday life. Grammar is presented, learned and practiced in everyday real life contexts. Attempts to communicate are encouraged right from the outset.

I use effective, proven teaching techniques developed over years of classroom experience to assure that you make rapid improvement. Students like to work with me because I’m very patient, encouraging, and give them maximum speaking practice. I also put in extra effort to make your lessons fun and interesting by using a wide variety of teaching materials along with different learning activities and games.

2007 - ITC International TESOL Certification - Prague, Czech Republic
1995 - Graphic Design and Art Direction Studies, School of Visual Concepts, Seattle Washington
1988 - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art, Michigan State University
1988 - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy, Michigan State University

Mountain biking, playing guitar, tennis, and fishing.

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