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Meet Helen – help with speaking and writing for IELTS on Skype

What are the best qualities in a teacher? That is a typical IELTS sort of question. If you read below, you might get some help with the answer. Patience matters. Helping learning learners become independent I would say is key. And personally I think a sense of humour helps too.

IELTS tutors in Greece

Helen Krystallis


My teaching style in 140 characters:

My lessons are created round student’s needs, helping them to become independent learners, and achieve their goals. Strengths: analytical, humorous and patient.


  • IELTS writing correction and writing guidance;
  • IELTS speaking practice
  • Academic writing and proofreading
  • Conversational English
  • Business English
  • Exam preparation (IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge, Michigan, City & Guilds, MSU, TIE,etc.)

Discuss your needs over Skype or email me

Experience and qualifications:

  • Decades of experience in teaching English (on an individual basis)
  • Certificate in teaching English as a foreign language
  • BA English Language & Literature
  • Further Certificate for Teachers of Business English
  • 10 + years “in-class” ESL teaching experience
  • Many years experience as an official Oral Examiner: Michigan, City & Guilds, TIE, other non-international)
  • Over one year experience in teaching English online both individually and small group (successfully)

Location and time zone:

  • Thessaloniki, Greece (native speaker of English)
  • GMT +2


  • Daily and weekends

How to find me:

  • email:
  • Skype: hkrystallis

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Get more help with IELTS preparation on the main pages of my site

Home page

Speaking Guide

Writing Guide

Essay writing guide

Academic task 1 guide

Letter writing guide

Reading guide

Listening guide

IELTS vocabulary

IELTS grammar

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3 Responses to Meet Helen – help with speaking and writing for IELTS on Skype

  1. Abdolnaser Golmohammadi March 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm #

    Dear sirs,
    I took the Ielt tests for three times my fina band score is 6. I would like to get more than 8 but I know I am weak in reading and listening,I think my speaking and writing is a lot better,I would be appreciated if you give me some advise.
    Yours faithfully,
    Abdolnaser Golmohammadi,

  2. Helen April 4, 2013 at 12:58 pm #

    Dear Kim Ngân, Venikondeti, Yazdi, Jina, and Andrey,

    I would like to thank you all for your e-mail queries. Check your e-mails for
    these replies. I hope I have answered your questions, on possibility of lessons,
    on how to cope with revision etc.

    You are welcome to post general questions on the IELTS Examination right here
    on this site.

    Thanking you all and Good Luck!

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