Rolando Hawkins
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Rolando Hawkins

Rolando H.

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Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
I'll be happy to help you with business english. I've taught for Brinks and Glico company business english for 2 years in Japan. Classes are structured and professional. I also teach professionals in various occupations at the conversation where I currently work. It will be a pleasure to work with you.

About Rolando H.

Hello and nice to meet you. My name is Rolando and I am from Venice beach California. I love teaching English and traveling. It gives me a chance to expand my horizons.

Experience is the best teacher :

I've been teaching English in Japan for 10 years. I can help you any time. I am a FUN teacher(Friendly-Understanding-Nice). I can help you with grammar, Business English, Daily Conversation, Test Preparation, Accent Reduction, Pronunciatiation, Idioms and Slang etc.

My teaching style is kind, patient and individualized. I use TPR(Total Physical Response), CCQ's(Concept Check Questions) and LCQ's(Language Check Questions)which are very important.

And finally..

I love traveling ,making new friends, cooking, swimming and delicious food from different countries. I am a teacher and friend. I'm looking forward to working with you. Have a nice day and thank you !

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Leo
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Rolando is an excellent teacher with great patience. As he has lived in both the U.S. and Japan for a long time, he knows lots of exciting things, including cultural ones. Anyway, it is fun to have a class with Rolando.

Posted Mar 4, 2020
Kathy C.
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Posted Mar 1, 2020
Leo
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Posted Jan 27, 2020
Ryo
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Fun!
Kind!
Intelligent!
Great Lesson!
Thank you! I am looking forward to my next lesson!

Posted Nov 18, 2019
Anna J.
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I’m Brazilian and he’s helping me with daily conversation, pronunciation, grammar, and intonation. I really like his lessons.

Posted Nov 16, 2019
June
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He taught me pronunciation, grammar and accent reduction. He’s a great teacher.

Posted Nov 15, 2019
Midori
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He is a good teacher

Posted Nov 15, 2019
Makoto
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His lesson is very good. I enjoy English conversation with him about various topic.

Posted Nov 14, 2019

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Experience

English Instructor
Sep 2017 - Present

English Access Conversation School

Teaching interesting and structured lessons to beginner, intermediate and advanced learners of English. Giving feedback and corrections. Checking homework and helping with test preparations. One on one as well as group lessons. Evaluating and keeping track of the learners progress. Teaching daily conversation, Business English, Travel abroad, Test preparation for IELTS ,Eiken, TOEIC, TOEFL and general englsh topics as specified by the students needs. All lessons are taught with grammar corrections, pronunciation and introduction of new vocabulary and expressions.

English instructor
Apr 2015 - Aug 2017

Osaka English Village OEV

Teaching fun English lessons to beginner, intermediate and advanced learners in studio settings such as Hollywood acting, cooking, Bank, Police station, Airlines/Airplane, Broadway musical,Farm and Science studios. It was a very fun experience for me.

Education

Bachelors in Business Management
Sep 1990 - Aug 1994

Canterbury

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Cambridge Assessment English Band 3 TKT Module 1 Certificate of Language and background to language learning and teaching
Sep 2018

Cambridge Assessment English

Language and background to language and teaching
TESOL/TESL
May 2007

Oxford

Teaching English to speakers of other languages and teaching English as a second language.

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