Derek's Fun Facts

Teaching Experience
4 Years
Derek has been teaching English as a second language since 2013.
Languages Spoken
3 Languages
In addition to being a native English speaker they also speak: Spanish (Advanced), French (Basic)
Travels
14 Countries
He is an avid world traveler. He has visited or lived in the following countries: Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, USA, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, England, France, Spain, Holland, Italy, South Korea

DEREK'S INTRODUCTION

Derek is a native English speaker from Niagara Falls, Canada who now resides in Medellin, Colombia. He is passionate about travel and language acquisition speaking fluent Spanish and now learning French. Derek holds a degree in International Commerce and Global Development and has been teaching since 2013 to adult and adolescent learners (General and Business English) creating a fun and interactive classroom environment.

He is originally from Canada and currently resides in Colombia.

His Current Time Zone is:
(GMT -5:00) America/Bogota

He Can Teach These Specialized Courses:
English for Banks and Finance, English for Tour Guides, English for Speaking on the Phone, English for Hotel Staff, English for Cashiers, Meetings in English, CV Review and Interview Preparation, Giving Presentations in English, Negotiations in English, English for Marketing, English for Human Resources

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

My goal is to deliver classes structured to the learning style of the student, challenging him/her through a fun conversational learning environment. I love to utilize a variety of drills and exercises to get you accustomed to actually using the language. All students will practice structure, grammar,conjugation and core fundamentals and the content that will be learned will be based on your personal and professional needs, focusing on what is necessary for you and your particular strengths and weaknesses.

Derek loves to travel frequently, cook, practice Brazilian jiu-jitsu, ride his mountain bike, and spend time with his loved ones.


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