Teacher Profile: Turkish Teacher London

Turkish Teacher London – Berna

Turkish Teacher London


πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· Berna, from Diyarbakir, Turkey

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· Teaches Turkish in London

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· Almost 20 years experience

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· With Cactus since 2015

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· Diploma in Public Service Interpretation-English Law

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· Visited about 18 different countries

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· Also works as a telephone interpreter

How long have you been teaching for and how long for Cactus?

I have taught Turkish since 2001 and I have been a Turkish teacher in London for Cactus since 2015. I teach Turkish at the Cactus centre in London.

How long have you been living in the UK?

I have been living in the UK for 26 years.

How many countries have you been to?

I have been to about 18 countries, in Europe, Asia and North America. I lived for a while in Oman and Mexico.

What is your degree?

I have a BA Degree in German Language and Literature from Ankara and Gottingen. I also have a Diploma in Public Service Interpretation-English Law from Metropolitan, London.

Have you ever worked in another field?

I am also working as a Telephone Interpreter.

Do you have any specific language learning tips?

Language Learning Tips: find a song you like in the foreign language and translate the lyrics to English and keep listening and singing along, following the words (don’t choose an instrumental!).
Another tip: put sticky notes up around the house with words on – learn the vocabulary by heart.

What was your best teaching experience?

My best teaching experience: I had a deaf student. Despite the challenges I taught her to speak Turkish out loud quite clearly. She was so motivated, she used to write a diary for homework. She was my Language Hero.

Looking forward to seeing you on my course!

If you would like to find out more about Turkish evening courses in London, please, do not hesitate to contact us here!

If you are interested in private tuition, please contact us here!

 

 

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