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Teacher: Jennifer Groz (Vancouver)

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Hourly rates:
1 student: CAD $35.00
2 students: CAD $30.00
3+ students: CAD $25.00
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English as an Additional Language

Course description:

Learn conversational English, as well as basic or advanced grammar skills, from a native English speaker. Classes will be molded to your specific needs and additional homework will be provided upon request.

Teaching approach:

My teaching approach is firm, yet gentle. I am a warm, compassionate person who looks to suite your individual learning needs. Every student is different; therefore every class and lesson will be different. My ultimate goal is to help you achieve your dreams of writing and speaking English fluently.

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Hourly rates:

1 student:CAD $35.00*
2 students:CAD $30.00 per student*
3+ students:CAD $25.00 per student*

* Plus CAD $5.00 administration fee per class (per student)
* Single-class purchase fee: CAD $5.00 (per student)

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In person: 60, 90, 120, 180 minutes

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Jennifer Groz

City / Country of origin: Canada

Mother language: English

Spoken languages: English


Hello! My name is Jennifer (or Jen) and I've lived in Canada my whole life. Teaching is my passion. I tutor English and math in my spare time. I also love yoga, rock-climbing, and hiking. Staying active is very important to me, but nothing is more important than my friends and family. I am a friendly and outgoing person and will work hard to help you achieve your goals.


Simon Fraser University - Bachelor of Arts (2008)
Simon Fraser University - Bachelor of Education (2009)


I am a B.C. certified teacher with a major in English and a minor in Curriculum & Instruction. I have been employed by SD43 and SD42 for the past 4 years and I currently work as a teacher-on-call. I have tutored elementary and high school English and math for the past 10 years and I have also worked at a summer camp where I taught EAL to students visiting from Korea.

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Learn English: English as an Additional 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.

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