Alex D

South England

Alex D

I am a friendly and relaxed guy who has lots of experience teaching English and many other things like sport too. I have lived in 6 countries now and love to get to know people from all over the world. I look forward to getting to know you and learning about your culture and your life.

No smoking No pets at home Wifi available at home Teacher pick-up from airport
No smoking No pets WiFi available Teacher transfer

Location information

Location: Hove, East Sussex | View a map of this location

Nearest airport(s): London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 35 minutes

Nominated airport(s) for transfers: London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

London Heathrow transfer supplement: +£60 one-way

Nearest railway station: Brighton; Hove

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Academic information

I am CELTA-qualified Teacher and I have also completed F.A Football Coaching course and NZSIA Ski instructor course. I have taught English, football, cricket, skiing, school curriculum subjects in 6 different countries now. I have privately tutored on a one to one basis now for 12 years.

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Family information

I live alone in my flat but often have friends round who are all friendly and would be happy to talk to you and get to know you as well as me. I have many interests outside of teaching. I love to explore and to travel and to be outside in nature. So I’d be happy to take you to places around where I live and perhaps further if it was wanted. I like to play and watch sport, watch live comedy, listen to music, read, see family and friends, go to the gym and always be learning new things about myself and the world. I’m happy to include students in my hobbies if they wish.

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About the teacher’s accommodation

My home is a large, spacious flat on the third floor of a small building. I have a balcony with an incredible view where you can see the sea, the South Down hills and the city of Brighton and Hove. Within 3 mins walk there are two supermarkets and 5 mins walk the sea is right there! Brighton and Hove train stations are both around 15 mins walk away. There are buses all over the city and now rental bicycles too. The room you will have is a big room, comfortable, and has all you could need in it. It has a double bed, wardrobe, bookshelf, T.V., comfortable relaxing chair, a desk and chair, three lamps of different sizes and a shoe rack. The bathroom is shared with me.


About the local area

There is plenty to do around Brighton and nearby. There is a swimming pool 15 mins walk away by the sea (it’s indoors, don’t worry!). There is a sports centre there too, a gym and plenty of other gyms all within easy walking distance. If you’re into horse-riding there is lots of that nearby Brighton as well. Brighton has a great array of restaurants, pubs, bars, cafes to explore and visit. These are all within easy walking distance of where I live too. Most things are possible to find in and around Brighton and I’m always happy to help out and do have a car so I can drive to different places of course.

Excursions available with this teacher

Brighton and Hove tour – I will show you everything that my home city has to offer. There is the seaside, the i360 viewing tower, the pier, the marina, the famous North Laine shopping area, the Royal Pavilion and much more.

Cost: Free

Devil’s Dyke afternoon trip – We will drive up to the top of the South Downs at Devil’s Dyke and walk around the area taking in the fantastic view. Then we can go for a drink at the pub located on top of the hill there.

Cost: Free

Trip to Brighton marina – We can go ten pin bowling, play pool or go to the cinema here. There’s also shops and restaurants here too.

Cost: Free

West Sussex tour – I’m from West Sussex not far from Brighton. It’s a very beautiful county with lots of great parks, small towns and villages and things to do. I’m always happy to show people this area of England. Arundel is one town we can visit that is very beautiful.

Cost: £25

London outing – We can go to London for the day and explore museums, parks, art galleries, landmarks and anything you wish to do in our great varied capital city.

Cost: £50