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Charmian Oboler

B.A., Higher Diploma of Education, PG Dip. TESOL

Charmian Oboler, a qualified secondary ESL and foreign language teacher, provides expert tuition in English to all ages . She has been teaching English for over 20 years to both migrants (adults and children from as young as 4) and ELICOS students at a number of English language centres, high schools, TAFES and universities in Melbourne. She is currently teaching at a language school, specialising in IELTS preparation and Bridging (a pathway

course offering direct access to Melbourne Uni). Having studied 7 foreign languages, Charmian has an in-depth knowledge of the problems that students encounter when learning a language. She not only ensures that students achieve the results they desire, but that their global understanding of all their English skills (including grammar)also improves.

With her wealth of teaching experience in IELTS preparation to both Academic and General Module candidates, and having also written a

book on IELTS writing, Charmian’s students get very good results. Having researched pronunciation problems specific to different language groups, Charmian has written a book on pronunciation and has had great success with accent reduction and other issues arising with speaking English.

Charmian also tutors children preparing for scholarship entrance examinations and provides individual help to executives with their English business skills. This includes cultural differences that arise in the business world.