James Roberts

James R.

Mobile, AL
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About

James delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2019

My name is James and I am originally from Mobile, Alabama. I am always up for an adventure. Instead of receiving my TEFL certification online, I decided to go to Costa Rica for my training! It was an amazing experience. I loved everything about Costa Rica.

Before that, I lived in Chicago for three years. I always like to experience new places and have travelled a large portion of the US. Before I decided I wanted to teach English, I was a cook for many years. I don't cook for customers anymore, now I cook for family and friends. I enjoy expressing myself through food by cooking dishes that I enjoy eating. And I like to have fun while I do it!

While I was training to become TEFL certified, I taught locals in a small beach town in Costa Rica, and I realized that teaching people brings me way more joy than cooking food for people. I have found that I enjoy the spontaneity of teaching and that I am good at allowing lessons to progress naturally. As I've said before, as long as we are learning and having fun, I think everything is going great!

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Experience

teacher in training
Jul 2019 - Aug 2019
Costa Rica TEFL

I received my TEFL certification in Costa Rica. During my training, I taught classes that ranged from children's classes to beginner and advanced adult classes.


Education

general academics
Aug 2004 - May 2008
Baker High School

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

TEFL
Aug 2019
TEFL Costa Rica

TEFL Costa Rica is based in Samara, Costa Rica, and is one of the most well-renound TEFL courses in the country. I received intensive training and education by extremely experienced instructors. The course consisted of 160 hours of training over four weeks, as well as 20 hours of observed teaching.

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Awards

academic scholarship
May 2008
University of South Alabama

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