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Mrs DIANE JOSEY

Brisbane - MILTON

Brisbane Tutor in English, IELTS, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, PTE, Reading, TOEFL, Creative Writing

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For all Brisbane primary and secondary individualised ENGLISH tutoring; and for all IELTS, TOEFL, ESL, OET, PTE, QCS and NAPLAN tutoring, I am your person! I also tutor in speaking skills for all purposes and tests.

I run English Language Services 6 days a week, from my office in Milton, which is very close to trains, buses and ferries.

I am a professional English tutor, a registered specialist English teacher, assessor and tutor and I own English Language Services, a tuition, editing and writing business.

For more than twenty-five years, I worked as an English Head of Dept., ESL Coordinator, Literacy Coordinator and Uni tutor as well as with the Queensland Studies Authority on QCS writing materials and tests. I currently tutor English from my office in Milton, Brisbane, for Primary, Junior and Senior English students and also work as a university tutor and mentor across a wide range of subject areas including Business, Nursing, Education and TESOL. I help with Junior and Senior English assignments, professional and business English as well as with university assignments and theses for university degrees and TAFE diplomas.

English Language Services focuses on repairing and strengthening each student's specific English problems and developing each student's English skills to the highest possible level.

I can provide a course to fit all school and university students' writing needs after diagnosing their grammar problems and help upgrade their written English skills to the high standard of formal English required for great school and university results. Students Years 4-9 may choose to join a small group (2-3) coaching session (cheaper) or enjoy the more usual 1-1 tuition. Students in Years 10 onward need individualised tuition to deal with their more complex language and assignment problems.

I also tutor IELTS, OET, PTE, TOEFL and ESL [elementary to advanced] students on an individual basis and teach English for academic and professional purposes. My clients are ambitious students, business people and professionals who are determined to be successful achievers. I also help with speaking.

For all students wanting to raise their marks, I offer holiday extension short courses in advanced grammar, reading comprehension, essay writing and advanced vocabulary skills. My intensive 5 day short courses (3 hours per day) are run during school holidays and they boost students' grammar, reading, vocabulary and writing skills. I also run a five day (3 hours per day) short course for QCS training, providing practice with past papers and models of written responses. I provide all textbooks and computer resources.

Subjects

  • English - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • IELTS - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • English Literature - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • ESL - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • Essay Writing - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • PTE - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • Reading - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • TOEFL - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
  • Creative Writing - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary

Experience

I am a former Head of English and a university tutor, with twenty-five years'
experience teaching English at secondary school and university levels. I have tutored
individual students, many of an ESL background, for the past 8 years.

I currently tutor Junior and Senior students from private and state colleges as well as a
number of adults preparing for their IELTS, TOEFL, PTE and OET tests. I tutor IELTS from Level 4 to Levels 7 & 8, particularly in writing. I have also tutored university students in a number of faculties
and edit theses and assignments as well as offer mentoring services. In addition to my
professional tutoring, I am also a professional editor and member of the Society of
Editors (Qld).

Qualifications

I have a BA (U.Q.) and my education diplomas and certificates such as my postgraduate Dip. TESOL, are mainly from Q.U.T. I have been accepted into a PhD program (Philosophy) at U.Q. and I am currently registered with the Qld College of Teachers and so hold a Blue Card.

Services

  • Private Tuition
  • Group Tuition
  • Teaching Tuition

Rates

Rates are $60/hr for individual tuition in my office, which covers the development of an
individual course for each student after his/her assessment, selection of exercise books
suitable for each student and help with English language and assignments. Small group
(2-3 students) fees for students Yrs 4-9 are $45/hr.

Gender

Female

Updated

Profile last updated on 16-Dec-2017 (registered 22-Jan-2016)

Contact

diane.josey@uqconnect.edu.au
0433795328
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