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Lessons offered by Aleksander
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • Oral Expression
  • English literature
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Professional English teacher with seven years of experience offers Online tutoring services

Methodology

I generally adapt my classes to the specific needs of my students. I can conduct very interesting conversation classes on the subject of your interest. I specialize in crafting my courses to challenge students in a friendly yet demanding manner. I am very accessible and willing to go the extra mile in order to provide my students with the help they require.

Background

I am a professional ESL teacher and a published writer. I have seven years of experience teaching students of all ages and levels of competency. I also work as a freelance writer, editor, and translator specializing in highly advanced texts in any academic field. I can help you with your academic essays and creative projects as well as test preparation.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $100
Lessons offered by Aleksander
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Academic English
  • Creative writing
  • Essay writing
  • Oral Expression
  • English literature
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Aleksander's resume

Aleksander Plonski
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Qualifications
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Teacher, Manager, Translator, Writer, Editor, Entrepreneur, Analyst

Languages
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Native English
Native Polish
Advanced Spanish

Education
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> Primary (1984 - 1992), School #18 Gdynia, Polonia
Football team and chess club
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> High School (1992 - 1996), Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Student government representative, president of the creative
writing club, swim team
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> University (1996 - 2000), SUNY Stony Brook, NY, USA
Graduated on Dean's List, Magna Cum Laude with honors for
research in Philosophy and Literature.
Assistant Editor of an independent publication SNARK.
Organizer of poetry readings and other cultural events in various
venues
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> ESL Certification (April 2006 - May 2006), Oxford Institute Los
Angeles, CA
Completed extensive training and gained certification
in Teaching English as a Second Language
Work experience
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> K.G. Capital, New York, NY, USA (2000 - 2008), Head Clerk / Analyst
As the Head Analyst for the options and futures - market makers - a trading firm based at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and the New York Board Of Trade (NYBOT) trading floors, I was responsible for overseeing all of the trade activities and financial statements of multiple traders in various commodities. This included balancing accounts, compliance with CFTC regulations, trade allocations, and reconciliations. In addition, I managed and trained other analysts and provided market specific risk analysis for positions in Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Cotton, Coffee, Sugar, Gold and the Dollar Index.
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> Kataplin, Brooklyn, NY, USA (2004 - 2011), Co-Owner
As a Co-Owner of an independent apparel company specializing in silk-screened clothing for kids, involved in all aspects of the venture. Responsibilities included product design, silk-screen printing, production oversight, stock and inventory management, accounting, retail and wholesale, graphic design of marketing and branding materials in print and on the web as well as supervision of a small team of sales personnel.
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> CLS Translation, Brooklyn, NY, USA (2007 - 2011), Public Service Interpreter
Live interpretation and translation from Polish to English and English to Polish in schools, courts, and other civil institutions, helping Polish immigrants communicate with the authorities.
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> Hillford Idiomas Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina (August 2011 - February 2012), English Teacher
Teaching Business English to individual students and in small groups in companies such as Assist Card and Young & Rubicam. Specifically to directors and top managers with intermediate and advanced language skills, with a focus on marketing, advertising, and finance.
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> London Institute, Montevideo, Uruguay (February 2012 - February 2013), English Teacher
Teaching English classes to groups of kids, youth, and adults in the institute as well as in companies. Including basic, intermediate and advanced Business classes, Senior 5 and an intensive First Certificate Exam preparation course. I also monitored Cambridge exams for the institute at the end of the school year.
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> Independent Translator, Uruguay (April 2012 - Present), Translator
Translated complex texts for Senator Carlos Baráibar of the Uruguayan Senate, including a speech at the International Conference on Human Rights in Azerbaijan and a policy document for the V World Conference of Parliamentarians Against Corruption in Manila. Other projects included scientific texts in medicine, forestry, photography and legal.
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> Smart Money English, Buenos Aires, Argentina (February 2013 - September 2013), Director of Education
As a Director of this start-up company, I have been put in charge of finding and training our teachers and employees. I designed and developed our services including the syllabi of our courses focused on Trading and Financial English Education. I tested and implemented our teaching methodology based on technical and fundamental analysis and language learning technologies, working daily with Thomson Reuters, MetaStock and other leading financial news and data providers. In addition, I oversee our marketing and public relations efforts as well as business to business relations and customer services. In essence, this position utilized a multitude of my skills and abilities I have acquired over the years, including management, communications, human resourcing, analytical and
educational abilities.
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> Best English Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Oct 2013 - June 2016), English Teacher / Freelance Translator
Teaching classes in companies as well as in private homes. Students of all levels and ages including kids. In this time I have also done a lot of translation especially of academic papers in Sociology and Political Science and I have completed a book of short stories that I am looking to publish.
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> Freelance, Uruguay (September 2016 - Present), English Teacher
I have been teaching a few students in private while working on my writing. In that time, I published a story for kids called 'Por Amor', participated in the International Book Fair in San Jose de Mayo, Uruguay, and presented my many other stories in person in cultural centers and schools.
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> UpWork (Oct 2017 - Present), Freelance Writer/Editor
I work as a freelance editor, translator, and ghost-writer on academic and creative projects. I practice my technical dominance of the English Language to work on any subject matter, perfecting logical structures of complex arguments, conducting in-depth research and analysis or extrapolating compact ideas into good prose.
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> Chegg (May 2018 - Present), Tutor
As a tutor on the Chegg platform, I work with students in many academic fields including English, ESL, Philosophy, Writing Composition, Critical Thinking, Government and more. I work using an online platform to help and support my students as they work on their assignments, making sure to assist them in their learning process in accordance to their particular needs.

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