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Box Hill South 
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Payal
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Payal
« Perfect! I have completed an honours degree in Australia and have been working in a senior role for more than 5 years. In order to progress in my career, the next goal post was to gain my professional registration. To achieve this, I have attempted English proficiency test at least three times. Unfortunately, I missed out each time on achieving desired results by loosing fraction of mark in writing module. I couldn't work out where I was loosing marks as no one was able to give me feedback. I was frustrated at times and in desperate search of someone who could give me constructive, precise feedback that can assist me to excel in writing. That someone for me is Maany. She is a god send person for me. I have had three out of five tutorials with Maany and I already feel confident that I am on the path of sharpening my writing skills. Maany is excellent at identifying the areas where an individual needs to improve, customises the tutorial accordingly, provides suitable material to work on and reviews the attempted tasks efficiently. I definitely would recommend Maany if you are someone who wants a clear guidance and assistance which is customised to your own needs. »
$35/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 6h
Lessons offered by Maany
  • Individual
  • Group
Lessons can be held..
  • at their place
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • ESL (English)
  • Vocabulary - English
  • IELTS
  • English Grammar
  • Accent Reduction - English
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

ESL IELTS PTE & English lessons at affordable rates in Australia from Certified teaching professional!

Methodology

I base my lessons on the students' target score and areas of interest. My lessons are fun and interactive with major focus on student involvement. I want my students to learn to use the language naturally in conversations and my approach is to train them to use the language in their everyday life rather than focus entirely on passing an examination. Natural usage always leads to high scores!

Ambassador

One of our best tutors! High-quality profile, qualified and response guaranteed. Maany will plan your first lesson with care.

Background

I have been teaching as a ESL and IELTS trainer and assessor to university students and professionals for over 2 years. I have acquired a GA Level 3 Certificate in TEFL. I also have a Masters degree in Food Technology. I am a native English speaker and have been passionate about teaching my whole life and want my students to have fun while they learn with me!

Rates

Travel Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $35/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $170
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $340

Details

For lessons where travel is involved, the price is variable depending on distance of the student’s location from Box Hill South. 10% discount for Deakin Uni students!

Lessons offered by Maany
Individual
Group
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
webcam
Subjects taught
  • ESL (English)
  • Vocabulary - English
  • IELTS
  • English Grammar
  • Accent Reduction - English
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Maany's CV

- Master’s degree in Science from University of Queensland, Australia

- GA Level 3 Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

- Worked as Trainer and Assessor at Englishwise Academy for 6 months

- Worked as a English Tutor at University of Queensland for over a year

-Training students and professionals to take on the IELTS and PTE tests

-Conducting both group classes as well as private lessons

-Designing assessments

-Designing lesson plans based on students’ level and background

-Teaching the 4 major skills including speaking, writing, listening and reading

-Teaching academic, thesis and report writing with focus on cohesion and vocabulary

-Accent reduction and pronunciation practice

14 reviews on Maany
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
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Payal

Perfect! I have completed an honours degree in Australia and have been working in a senior role for more than 5 years. In order to progress in my career, the next goal post was to gain my professional registration. To achieve this, I have attempted English proficiency test at least three times. Unfortunately, I missed out each time on achieving desired results by loosing fraction of mark in writing module. I couldn't work out where I was loosing marks as no one was able to give me feedback. I was frustrated at times and in desperate search of someone who could give me constructive, precise feedback that can assist me to excel in writing. That someone for me is Maany. She is a god send person for me. I have had three out of five tutorials with Maany and I already feel confident that I am on the path of sharpening my writing skills. Maany is excellent at identifying the areas where an individual needs to improve, customises the tutorial accordingly, provides suitable material to work on and reviews the attempted tasks efficiently. I definitely would recommend Maany if you are someone who wants a clear guidance and assistance which is customised to your own needs.

Maany's response

Payal is already very competent with her command over the English language. We had worked specifically on the format of writing for IELTS tests. She needs to specifically focus on incorporating complex sentences and sentence structures in her writing, with focus on linking her sentences using advanced connecting words. If she practices to write more essays over the coming weeks using the tips we had worked on, I am sure she can score a 7.0 band in her writing. All the best Payal!

Μαρία

Perfect! Very good teacher that knows how to find your weaknesses at the English language and help you improve them.

Maany's response

Maria is quite good at learning skills quickly. She was able to try using a few tips I shared with her on writing and implement them into her letters. She was also quite confident with her speaking, but had to specifically work on her tenses and prepositions while speaking. She also would benefit from allocating more time to practicing tests at home, specifically practicing while timing herself.

Solip

Perfect! Manny is best tutor.
She always prepare a lot of materials and give useful information about English language.
She has taught me from basic grammar to very details of pronunciations.
She is very kind as well!

Maany's response

Solip is very enthusiastic and inquisitive about learning new aspects of the English language. Even though she already has a strong foundation of grammar, we go through them in some classes to enable her to learn English passively while refreshing grammar. This has helped her work on her overall vocabulary and pronunciation. If she focuses on developing her English naturally and at the right pace, I am sure she will be a successful English-speaking professional in the future.

6 recommendations

Aditya

Maany was one of my colleges at an English Coaching Academy ( name not to be disclosed). She was popular for being the favorite teacher by all her students because of her uncanny ability to form a very strong student -teacher relationship, judge the students current skill sets and come up customized teaching plans to suit their individual needs.

Being a natural pedagogue and also blessed with a good sense of humor her teaching style focuses on student participation and providing anecdotal references for various scenarios to establish a solid foundation of complex grammatical concepts.

She also has a thorough grasp of requirements of various English exams like PTE and IELTS(General & Academic).

I highly recommend Maany to other superprof members and hope to most of you guys have the privilege of experiencing learning English from Maany.

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Angela

Attention to details, check up on progress, planning to cut target to doable blocks, and willing to support are a few of top characters Maany presents. Those are very important to be a great tutor. That's why I highly recommend Maany.

Ravi

Maany helped me gain confidence in my pronunciation and conversational speaking and writing skills. She helps in practising grammar through interesting conversations steadily increasing the complexity of vocabulary.Would highly recommend as she has extensive knowledge on the subject and is a fluent speaker. Very patient and approachable perfect for anyone wanting to develop their English skills - at any level. Best tutor I've had!.

Interview with Maany

QUESTION 01 | 10
When did you develop an interest in your chosen field and in private tutoring?
Maany — I had always been a good story-teller, even as a child. I developed a passion for teaching as I enjoy sharing stories and experiences with my family and friends. My previous experience working in a teaching academy exposed to me, some of the challenges my students were facing with group classes. I felt inefficient and constrained, not being able to invest time into each of my students’ personal development. That was the turning point when I decided to spend my time in private tutoring, where I could work with my students with individual attention and personalized lesson plans.
QUESTION 02 | 10
Tell us more about what you teach, the topics you like to discuss with students (and possibly those you like a little less).
Maany — I teach English to non-native English speakers who want to improve their general English, or those who are preparing specifically for an English exam like IELTS or PTE. I always encourage my students to discuss their long-term goals with me, so that it enables me to see what motivates them in life. I also am interested to understand their background. The hardest topic to teach and discuss has always been English Grammar. I try my best to make it encouraging and fun when I can, so that my students don’t doze off by the end!
QUESTION 03 | 10
Did you have any role models; a teacher that inspired you?
Maany — My role model when it comes to teaching had always been my mom who is a professor of the Tamil language. I learnt from her, that language and literature required a certain art to teaching, one simply cannot teach a language if they don’t full enjoy the nuances of it themselves. She had also inspired me to pursue what I love, even if it meant I need to invest some extra time into it.
QUESTION 04 | 10
What do you think are the qualities required to be a good tutor?
Maany — I think the most important quality to be a successful tutor is resilience. I think some of you might find this hard to believe, but as a teacher, I never give up on my students. I think everyone has their own pace of learning, some slower than others. Having said that, I think the tutor’s patience to stay with their students through this learning journey, constantly encouraging them, despite the mistakes and the misconceptions, really defines a good teacher.
QUESTION 05 | 10
Provide a valuable anecdote related to your subject or your days at school.
Maany — ‘Everyone can be Shakespeare’
QUESTION 06 | 10
What is the main difficulty in learning English and what can help the process of learning?
Maany — English language has no rule-book, there’s always exceptions to every grammatical rule. The biggest challenge, that I still struggle with, is to ignore the rule and accept the exceptions. I tell my students, if there are no exceptions, there is no beauty in English.

Another difficulty I think is to fully understand the many colloquial aspects of the language. The vastness of its usage also means that English is spoken differently in different continents with expressions which probably would not make any sense in other regions. As a non-native speaker, this is the hardest aspect of learning the language.
QUESTION 07 | 10
Do you have a particular passion? Is it teaching in general or an element of the subject or something completely different?
Maany — I love teaching in general, but I am particularly passionate about teaching English writing. Being a writer myself, I tend to enjoy the thought processes I go through, the mid maps I create, before I begin writing. To be able to share this with my students makes it a rewarding experience.
QUESTION 08 | 10
What makes you a Superprof (besides answering this interview questions :-P)?
Maany — I am a Superprof because I believe every student can improve some aspect of themselves 😊
QUESTION 09 | 10
Did you grow up speaking this language? Or were you inspired by a trip abroad, an individual or a certain aspect of the culture?
Maany — I grew up speaking Tamil at home, but my entire schooling from kindergarten onward was in English. In that way, I could say I enjoyed the best of both worlds. Grounded in my own tradition, I got to explore the ideals and cultural beliefs of some of my favorite English authors too.
QUESTION 10 | 10
Can you name a living, historical or fictional character that you think is the emblematic representative of the language's culture?
Maany — William Wordsworth, if you read his poem ‘Daffodils’, you will know why 😊

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