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Kimberley – professional IELTS tutor

Kimberly VanderWeert


professional IELTS tutor
My teaching style in 140 characters:


Following a diagnostic test and discussion of your goals, I will customize a study plan that addresses your needs and improves your scores.




  • One-on-one Skype lessons for IELTS listening, reading, writing, and speaking
    • Learn what to expect on the exam
    • Practice exam strategies and techniques
    • Develop language skills, as necessary
    • Self-study with provided materials
  • Simulated IELTS speaking tests with score, feedback, and advice for future preparation
  • Online writing task submission with score, feedback, and advice for future preparation
  • Help with university admissions and personal essays
  • Free advice on my website or Facebook page




  • More than 10 years teaching English
    • Secondary and post-Secondary English in the United States (5 years)
    • Beginner to advanced ESL learners in Taiwan, South Korea, and Chile (4 years)
    • Exam preparation (2.5 years)
  • Published 3 years of elementary English curriculum for the Jeollonamdo Board of Education
  • Wrote and recorded standardized English exam questions for the South Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology




  • Professional teacher licensure in English Language Arts
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Endorsement in English Language Acquisition




  • Chile
  • GMT -5




  • Sunday – Friday
  • Flexible


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