IELTS Teacher Taraneh (British Native)

IELTS Tutor Taraneh

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British Native

Hi, my name is Taraneh. I have taught English whilst living in China over the last seven years to people of mixed abilities and nationalities. Four years ago, I became an IELTS examiner for the British Council where I gained a much greater understanding of what examiners will be looking for during the speaking test and as they mark the writing scripts.
Based on my experience, I have developed sound study and exam taking tips that my students have found useful to boost their IELTS score and I look forward to helping you too.
Message me below and I can explain how I can help you in detail.
  • IELTS Examiner for the British Council
  • CELTA Certificated
  • British Native
  • Highly Qualified/Experienced IELTS Tutor
  • Friendly Tutor

Use my knowledge as an examiner to help you raise your IELTS score quickly!


I am only too aware how confidence and interest plays a role in your ability to make progress.   A good IELTS score for speaking and writing demands that you express yourself as naturally and logically as possible using good English.  Understanding that meaningful learning often comes from recognising mistakes you have made, I encourage you to give of your best; to not fear mistakes, but rather to learn from them.   No matter your level, be confident that I will work with you to improve your band score whilst making the lessons enjoyable.

After an initial trial lesson,  I will design lessons to highlight your problem areas so that we can work on strengthening your skills and address areas of weakness. So often, I have seen students waste time just repeating test papers, without identifying and focusing on areas that need to be improved.

So often, I have seen students waste time just repeating test papers, without identifying and focusing on areas that need to be improved.

It is important to get the best results for your time and money spent. Let me show you how I can help you pass with the score you need. I look forward to working with you!

I am CELTA certified through International House, London, and became a certified IELTS examiner 4 years ago.  I hold a degree in IT (UK) an EMBA  (South Africa) and am a certified project manager (USA). Currently, I am studying for a doctoral degree in Peace Studies, linking education as a primary contributor to sustainable development and peace.

Over the last 15 years, I have taught adults various courses and in the last seven years, my teaching has focused on English as a second language for general, medical and professional purposes. More recently in China, I have taught classes of 30 plus students as well as working with smaller groups of 4 or less, to prepare for the IELTS and BEC exams, as well as help doctors and nurses, prepare for a 3-6 month assignment in an English-speaking country.  I have also taught English for Academic Purposes at university level and General English.

My best is one-on-one or smaller groups as this is where you can really get to know each other and feel as if you are helping.  I have often not just taught English but also become an integral part of the whole planning process of an adventure overseas.

My years as an examiner have really helped me to know what to look for and guide my students to give them the best chance to reach their goal.


Taraneh’s Lesson Prices (Discounts on packages)

1 IELTS lesson

£20 ($26)

(+ £1.07 Fees)

  • -1 Hour Private Skype Lesson

5 IELTS lessons

£19 ($25.20)

5 Lesson Package £95 ($120)

(+£5.20 Fees)

-Discounted 5 Hour Package

10 IELTS lessons

£18 ($24.40)

10 Lesson Package £180 ($245)

(+£9.20 Paypal fee)

  • -Discounted 10 Hour Package
  • -1 Hour Private Skype Lesson

Sample 30 min Lesson

£11 ($14)

(+0.54 Paypal fee)

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