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- Communication break – why is that?Communication breakdown happens, we all know that. But why does it happen? Is it because of someone’s accent? Read on to find out.
- What living in Australia, Canada and England has taught me about EnglishHaving experienced the English language in so many different places has taught me a few things. One of them is that it is like bottomless coffee. Read on to learn why.
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What to say about Mel? She is great!!! THE BEST ENGLISH TEACHER I’VE EVER HAD!!! It’s been 9 years since our last class and I still recall and use what she taught me! I had the opportunity to be a student in her class at Wise Up Language School in São Paulo, and, after, as a one-on-one student as she prepared me to travel to London by myself. Things couldn’t have been smoother in my trip. I recommend her classes 100%!!!!Claudia Steyne – physician – Brazil
My name is Mariia and I was Mel’s student in 2015 at ILAC. I started my journey with a huge fear of speaking; I was scared of making any mistakes. Mel was able to create such a friendly atmosphere so that nobody was scared to make any mistakes. She wouldn’t correct me while I was speaking, rather, she would give me the opportunity to express myself first and only then she would explain my mistakes. It helped me fight my fear of speaking since I understood that nobody would stop me in the middle of the speech, I was always able to finish my thoughts.Mariia Voitovych – student – Canada
Melissa planned very effective lessons and managed well to put all the techniques seen in the course into practice with confidence. She contributed actively in input and feedback sessions with insightful comments. She is an independent teacher and a pleasure to work with.Daniella You – Learning and Development Manager – Brazil
Dear Melissa, I just got my IELTS results and it’s 7!!!! 🙂 And I want to thank you so much because I wouldn’t have done it without your help. Thanks again for everything :)!Faisal – student – Saudi Arabia
What really got me from the start was that we learnt expressions used by real people, not focusing on a book or something like that. For me, it was always easier to learn through conversation, which we would always practice with Melissa. During our classes I had the opportunity to practice speaking on topics that we related to. I remember once we went to a pizza restaurant to practice ordering our food – in English! Melissa and Seven, the school, were super important for my fluency in English today!Ana Leme – student – Brazil