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Teacher: Alysa Kirkcaldy (Istanbul)

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Hourly rates:
1 student: EUR €40.00
2 students: EUR €35.00
3+ students: EUR €30.00
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English Language

Course description:

Improve your English with a course suited to your needs. Including reading, writing, listening and speaking and grammar. I will tailor the classes to your needs whether for business purposes, for travel or for pleasure.

Teaching approach:

Firstly I want to interest you. The course will be designed around your interests, hobbies and needs. We will use different materials and different methods together. Home work will be optional to you although it can be more useful.

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Hourly rates:

1 student:EUR €40.00*
2 students:EUR €35.00 per student*
3+ students:EUR €30.00 per student*

* Plus EUR €3.00 administration fee per class (per student)
* Single-class purchase fee: EUR €3.00 (per student)

Class duration options:

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In person: 60, 90, 120, 180 minutes

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Alysa Kirkcaldy

City / Country of origin: Manchester England

Mother language: English

Spoken languages: English, Turkish


I am a native British teacher with 4 years teaching eperience with adults and children. I am passionate about teaching a second language as I feel it is an important improvement for jobs and travelling.


13 GCSE's at Highschol level 2003
Geography, Geology and Environmental Science A-Levels grade B 2007
Diploma of Physical Geography Manchester University 2009
CELTA British Council 2010


Beginner to TOEFL classes in a classroom situation and private lessons for 3 years in Istanbul.
Kindergarten age 4 classroom situation 1 year in Istanbul.
Private lessons for children aged between 3-15 2 years Istanbul.

Courses by this teacher:

Learn English: English Language

Proficiency level

Your English proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:

A1 - Beginner:

  • Understands familiar English expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of concrete needs.
  • Can introduce him/herself and answer questions about personal details such as the place of residence and belongings.
  • Can hold a simple conversation in English if the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2 - Elementary:

  • Understands frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance like personal and family information.
  • Can communicate in routine situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and immediate needs.

B1 - Intermediate:

  • Understands the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in everyday situations.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where English is spoken.
  • Can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.

B2 - Independent:

  • Understands the main ideas of complex English text on both concrete and abstract topics.
  • Interaction with native English speakers can happen with fluency and spontaineity and without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear text on a wide variety of subjects and expose a point of view given the various options.

C1 - Advanced:

  • Understands a wide range of demanding, longer English texts, and recognizes implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use English flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce detailed, well-structured text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns and connectors.

C2 - Proficient:

  • Easily understands virtually everything heard or read in English.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources and reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation.
  • Expresses him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.

Interested in this course?

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