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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***kaibekoI asked Matt to proofread documents several times. He never fail to exceed my expectations and answers the questions point by point. I would highly recommend taking his class. これまで何度かMatt先生に添削をお願いしましたが、毎回期待以上の手厚いサポートをしてくださいます。添削が必要な人に強くお勧めする先生です。Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Jan 7, 2019
***kaibekoThank you, Matt. He always proofreads documents very carefully. I really appreciate his professional attitude. Thank you for teaching me lots of things! Matt 先生はとても熱心で丁寧に添削をしてくださいます。添削を受けることでより自然な英語の表現が学べるなど、いつも多くのことを教えていただけます！Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Dec 27, 2018
***kaibekoMatt always gives a reply very quickly, providing detailed explanations. I am learning the way to correct English documents. Before I ask him to proofread documents, I try to correct them by myself. Then, after I get his corrections, I compare mine to his. His lesson helps me a lot and is a great learning opportunity. Thank you, Matt!Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Dec 16, 2018
***kaibekoI learned a lot from Matt’s proofreading. He always provides responsive and informative feedback. I think his corrections reflect his sincere personality. For those who are looking for an excellent proofreader, I would highly recommend Matt’s lessons.Proofreading up to 500 words 0 500Nov 11, 2018
***chiThank you for teaching me a lot of phrases! It will help me at the Museum.I want to try it！Casual English Conversation 25 1,100Sep 10, 2018
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Bachelor of Arts
TEFL Grade A
Less than 7 hours
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