Ms. Therese Halley – Standard English & IELTS prep.
Therese is an experienced tutor with an impressive academic record, excelling in English throughout her education. She achieved an A1 in higher level Leaving Certificate English, and studied English at undergraduate level at the University of Limerick, receiving A grades in both Literary Theory and her final year dissertation. She went on to complete a linguistics and teaching-based Master’s Degree. She has spent the last eight years teaching and tutoring both in Ireland and abroad.
Therese is an observant, dedicated and energetic teacher whose primary focus is on engaging students and encouraging active learning. Her passion for English literature is infectious. She is a highly experienced ESOL and IELTS teacher and employs a wide range of effective teaching strategies.
- Bachelor of Arts Degree in New Media and English
- Master of Arts Degree in English Language Teaching
- International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) certified
- TESOL mentor
- ‘Instructional Intelligence’ trained
- General English
- Workplace English
- Academic English
- IELTS preparation
- More than 8 years teaching experience
- Engages students in the learning process
- Uses a wide variety of teaching strategies
- Caters to the students’ individual learning style
Insights of Teaching Style
Therese not only assists students with grasping the structure of English language and literature, but more importantly equips them with the critical thinking skills which allow them to express something unique, personal and meaningful.