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Resident English Teacher

Kevin is our Resident English Teacher at SLVC   and language instructor specialising in conversational English, business English and English exam preparation.
A Chinese-Canadian native of Toronto, Canada, he is currently based in Kobe, Japan, and has been teaching English to business professionals for over 10 years, in industries ranging from manufacturing and engineering to consulting and hospitality.
He has experience preparing students taking the TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS and other standardised English exams.
In addition, he also provides  language education to adult learners of all starting levels, focusing on all aspects of communication from grammatical accuracy to speaking fluency.
Kevin is a graduate of the University of Toronto in English, has a diploma in Performance   from the International Academy of Film and Television (Philippines) and has completed postgraduate level coursework at Temple University (Japan) towards a M.Ed in TESOL.


Kevin’s teaching style always takes my requests into consideration. He responds quickly and corrects my mistakes, teaching me words which I don’t know how to use. It’s so effective when I review grammar during his lessons. He listens to my opinions and uses them in the lesson. I felt my grammar improve because of the way he uses words and sentences that are easy to understand. I’ve gained a lot of insight from his teaching, learned a lot of proper ways of expression in sentences. He is always considerate of how I’m feeling during the lesson which allows me to not be afraid of any mistakes, and focus on using and practicing English.



My experience with Kevin as an online instructor has been excellent. My aim is to improve my business English. Kevin optimizes my skills in written and spoken English. I appreciate his structured way of teaching me the subject matter in written and spoken English. With his help I have developed a guide to use my English at work better, more correctly and faster. At the same time Kevin can adapt perfectly to my pace of learning, my needs, and my knowledge gaps. I am particularly impressed by Kevin's ability to respond to my language skills, and to motivate me beyond the lessons. Time flies during our lessons, a mixture of concentrated working, learning and conversation.

Kevin in one sentence:
'I'm insatiably  curious about people and am always looking for the perfect words and ways to tell their stories.'
Training Style:
Goal-driven, detail oriented,  energtic tempo and a sympathetic ear



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