My name is Matt. I'm originally from California but I'm currently living in Mexico City and I love it so much. I love learning languages and about different cultures, which is one of the reasons why I want to teach English and share my language with others. I believe learning a new language is awesome because it breaks down barriers and opens your mind to new ideas.
I have a 60 hour TEFL certificate and I teach English classes in Mexico City. I have previously taught history at a high school in San Diego before I decided to take an adventure to Mexico and improve my Spanish. Now I speak at an advanced level and I love having opportunities for language and cultural exchange. I've also been learning Japanese and I hope to go to Japan some day to expand my horizons.
I have also worked as a writer and an editor for a Korean English language learning service. So if you need me to help you with your writing or proofread essays, research papers, articles, ect., I can do that as well.
My Teaching Style
From my own experiences, I believe that language learners learn better in a fun and casual environment. Studying books, practicing grammar, and learning vocabulary are necessary as well, but that can get boring pretty fast if you're not actively practicing speaking the language or finding new ways to learn. Therefore, I believe it's important to include things such as media, music, movies, and entertainment in the learning environment. It helps makes learning more fun and it also helps a learner to improve on his/her listening comprehension, which is one of the most difficult and important parts of learning a language.
*Note: If you don't know your level of English or are unsure, feel free to take one of my trial lessons which will enable me to determine which level is right for you.
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***dCafetalkAwesome. Excellent. Fantastic. Will book another one.Proofreading. 1,000-1,500 words 0 1,500May 20, 2019
***kaibekoいつも添削を受けています。Matt先生の添削は常に丁寧で細かい点まで指摘してくださるのでとても参考になります。また、不明なことを質問するととても明解な説明をしてくださいます。丁寧な添削が必要な方にMatt先生のレッスンをお勧めします。Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Apr 9, 2019
***uyoshi yamadaThanks for interesting talking about Brexit adn GDP, GNP. It's stupid about Brexit still confusing. GDP and GNP show the strength of economic each country but it's a little confusing both difference. see you.Casual English Conversation 50 1,700Apr 1, 2019
***kaibekoI always learned a lot from his lesson. He is a great teacher! I recommend taking his lessons. いつも多くの事を学ぶことができます。とても良い先生なので是非レッスン受講をお勧めします。Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Feb 6, 2019
***kaibekoI really appreciate his corrections. I would say Matt is a great teacher who spares no effort in supporting students. I highly recommend taking Matt's lessons. Matt先生の添削はいつも本当に丁寧です。受講者のために、様々なアドバイスを下さる素晴らしい先生だといつも感心しています。皆さんも是非Matt先生のレッスンを受けられることをお勧めします。Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Jan 29, 2019
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