Fairstead Tutors & Fairstead Tuition


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Sarah (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  German  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an experienced and successful assistant examiner for a major exam board for A Level French and have marked German and French GCSE in the past. I am an experienced, enthusiastic and friendly tutor, with a high success rate with GCSE and A level s ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced and successful assistant examiner for a major exam board for A Level French and have marked German and French GCSE in the past. I am an experienced, enthusiastic and friendly tutor, with a high success rate with GCSE and A level students of French and German. I love what I do, particularly helping to build student confidence and helping them achieve their best, in a fun and supportive way.

PGCE - University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 1998 (Secondary Teaching Qualification)
I am a fully qualified teacher of Languages and English as a foreign language, with 13 years' experience of teaching all levels.

My work as an assistant examiner for a major exam board, has given me an excellent insight into what is required by the exam in order to gain a good pass.
I love languages, teaching, music and travel.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught and supported students at all levels and for different purpose: GCSE, A Level, Holiday French and German, Primary French and German.

I have been an assistant examiner for a major exam board for A level French speaking, listening, reading and writing for the past 8 years, so can help to support students for exams and help them to become very familiar with the techniques and knowledge required to gain a good pass.

I have a 100% success rate with students. Last year, all 3 GCSE students gained A* and A (French and German) and my 3 A Level students gained A (French), and 2 C's (from a grade E/U in German).

I have taught online for Learndirect/myself, am computer literate, and have had success with students learning long distance via Skype.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a fun and enthusiastic approach to teaching and I am able to guarantee success at all levels. I have lots of success with all levels, and have been successful due to a variety of techniques, knowledge of exam papers/common difficulties when learning a language and teaching experience.
I am able to get the best out of students, by identifying their learning needs and styles.

Adult learners: I have a very successful and unique approach, which allows adults to understand how a language is constructed and which allows them to grasp the basics of a language and then 'play' with the language by adding new vocabulary and phrases. You will feel confident wiih the pronunciation of the language from the beginning, which is essential to make progress quickly and effectively.

What my previous students have said:

E - July 2012 - Intermediate Adult: I needed a quick few lessons to help me pass a resit at University, I realised this was a pressure on Sarah to help me pass but I had learnt more with Sarah in a total of 6 hours than I had in a whole year. I would highly recommend Sarah to anybody, Thank you Sarah for your help, you helped me pass with flying colours! E.

R - May 2012 - GCSE last minute help online - My daughter says " Sarah is really friendly and helpful and she gave me lots of techniques I can use to revise". Sarah has been brilliant at giving a late boost just before the exams, which was exactly what we wanted. We found her incredibly helpful and responsive and are sure she has been a major part of boosting my daughter's confidence - her grades as reported by school have gone up two levels in the last two months and Sarah has been a definite part of this

S - July 2011-May 2012 - Adult Casual - After having lessons for a few months now I can say that Sarah is a very effective teacher and has the ability to explain things in a simple and easy to understand way. I feel I have made significant progress in my learning and would not hesitate to recommend Sarah to anybody wishing to learn french.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)


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Gurbinder (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello, I`ve been tutoring Mathematics at all levels since 1996. Have an outstanding record of getting students top grades. I encourage a hard work ethic and discipline. For A'level and GSCE students, material is taught as per their exam board re ...
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Personal Description:
Hello,
I`ve been tutoring Mathematics at all levels since 1996. Have an outstanding record of getting students top grades. I encourage a hard work ethic and discipline.

For A'level and GSCE students, material is taught as per their exam board requires, with plently of emphasis on the importance of past paper revision.

For younger children I specialise in Vendic Mathematics, subtraction via addition, estimate and adjust, etc. As well as applying the story book method to assist a childs memory techniques.

All students are taught about goal setting principles, motivating themselves and not settling for real and achievable standards.

Teaching Experience:

Have been teaching one-to-one since 1996. Software Engineer by trade.

Tutoring Approach:

Secret to my teaching style is to deliver the subject in a manner that appeals to the student.
Using examples that are relavent to the student's interest are key to understanding.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Francis (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi there, welcome to my page. Please take a few minutes to read the info to see if I'm the right choice for you. I work full time as an IT Manager for a global firm where I have been working for 17 years. Before that I worked for British Steel, ...
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Hi there, welcome to my page. Please take a few minutes to read the info to see if I'm the right choice for you.
I work full time as an IT Manager for a global firm where I have been working for 17 years. Before that I worked for British Steel, Babcock Water Engineering and Siemens Business Services in various IT support roles.

My teaching experience has been gained from seven years of part time lecturing/tutoring at the Rugby College, Tile Hill College, and Coventry University. I've had thankyou letters from students commending me on my teaching style. I am proud to say that people like the way I teach. However, I no longer teach for these establishments due to the time commitment required beyond the classroom but I wish to continue teaching in a more informal manner.

Teaching Experience:

I have 7 years teaching experience at the following establishments. Rugby College, Tile Hill College, and Coventry University teaching short courses in Web Design (HTML, Flash, Dreamweaver and Frontpage), Microsoft Office (including databases). In addition, I've delivered several informal evening and weekend sessions (via UK Tutors).

Tutoring Approach:

My approach is usually informal but with a defined structure and I will provide bespoke notes to assist with the learning process.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Bianca (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a graduate of the University of St Andrews - MA (Hons) Italian & Spanish. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a graduate of the University of St Andrews - MA (Hons) Italian & Spanish.

Teaching Experience:

I taught English as a foreign language for 9 months in Spain through the British Council placement scheme. I have also taught Spanish at a local primary school as part of an language appreciation scheme by the Royal Borough of Kingston.

Tutoring Approach:

I aim to help students develop a genuine interest in the subject by achieving their full potential through active learning, with the use of enjoyable target language materials such as novels, magazines, poetry, music, short stories.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Colette (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I am a university graduate of Drama and Education with a level 5 teaching qualification in teaching English to speakers of other languages. My Cert. is validated by Trinity College, London. Also, I am about to embark upon a post graduate certificate ...
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Personal Description:
I am a university graduate of Drama and Education with a level 5 teaching qualification in teaching English to speakers of other languages. My Cert. is validated by Trinity College, London.
Also, I am about to embark upon a post graduate certificate of Education in Adult Literacy.
If you can provide written proof (within one month) of entitlement to income support or disability benefits discount to £20 p/h available.

Teaching Experience:

I recently qualified in September 2011 and during my course I taught a variety of students, from lower intermediate to upper intermediate. My students came from a variety of countries including: German, Czech, Spainish, Italian and Brazilian.
My next contract is for a group of Italian children aged 11-17.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a highly communicative approach. I recognise the need for skills relating to the 4 areas of learning, namely, speaking, listening, writing and reading.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Camila (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  History  |  Geography  |  Portuguese  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an English and Portuguese Teacher and Translator. I translate and interpret from English to Portuguese and vice versa. I teach Portuguese and English as a foreign language. Are you considering learning Portuguese? Here are some reasons why Po ...
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I am an English and Portuguese Teacher and Translator. I translate and interpret from English to Portuguese and vice versa. I teach Portuguese and English as a foreign language.

Are you considering learning Portuguese? Here are some reasons why Portuguese might be an excellent choice for you:

• Portuguese is the sixth most widely spoken language in the world with over 230 million speakers in four continents.

• The official language of eight countries: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, and São Tome and Príncipe, Madeira and the Azores.

• Widely spoken, though not official, in parts of India, Macau, Andorra, Luxemburg, Paraguay, South Africa, and Namibia.

• The working and/or official language in important international organizations such as the African Union, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the European Union, and Mercosul, the Organization of American States, the Organization of Ibero-American States, and the Union of South American Nations.

• Brazil is a 21st-century economic and industrial powerhouse. It is the 5th largest economy in the world, recently overtaking the UK's economy.

• Numerous scientists consider Brazil to be the country with the most important biological diversity in the world.

• You want to learn Portuguese as it's your partner's native language and you want to improve communication between you.

• I teach European Portuguese (Portugal), Brazilian Portuguese (Brazil) and African Portuguese (Angola and Mozambique).

So what are you waiting for? Come learn Portuguese.

Are you considering learning English? Here are some reasons why English might be an excellent choice for you:

• English is the first language of approximately 375 million people, is the official language in 54 countries and is the third largest language by number of native speakers, after Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

• When combining native and non-native speakers, it is the most commonly spoken language in the world.

• The importance of learning English cannot be overstated in an increasingly connected and globalized world.

• For the many people that come to the United Kingdom from non-English-speaking countries every year, learning to communicate in English is important to enter and ultimately succeed.

• Working knowledge of the English language can create many opportunities in international markets and regions.

So what are you waiting for? Come learn English with me.

ADVANTAGES OF LEARNING WITH ME

- Private tuition either one-on-one or in small groups

I teach one-to-one or to small groups. If you have friends or colleagues that want to learn a language with you and are at a similar level, you can study together at a discounted rate.

- Lessons at your location of choice

I give lessons at your location of choice. Having classes at your home or office can save you a lot of time and money, with all the comfort and practicality that you desire.

- You choose the day and time of your lessons

Private tuition is the most flexible and convenient way to learn a language. You choose the day and time that best suits your needs.

My courses are also flexible, which means you do not need to commit to a long-term course that traditional language schools provide. You can plan your learning and have classes when you want. You can reschedule your lessons if for some reason you are unable to have them. You are free to change day and time of your lessons according to your needs.

- All material included

All material is included, which is carefully selected to meet your learning needs.

- All levels and objectives covered

I teach Portuguese and English to all levels and objectives. From beginner to advanced, for business and travel purposes, for adults and children, for GCSE and A Level or beyond. I offer a course that teaches you what you want to learn at your own pace.


Lessons prices:

• Online tuition: £30.00 per 1 hour


• Present tuition:


One-to-one tuition: £40.00 per hour

Two-to-one tuition: £45.00 per hour

Groups of 3 students: £50.00 per hour

Groups of 4 or more students: £55.00 per hour

Teaching Experience:

I have over 12 years of experience as a teacher. From 2004 to 2006, I worked as a History, Portuguese, English and other subjects tutor to primary and secondary students. From 2006 to 2012, I worked as a tutor guiding students in preparation of essays and dissertations in many different fields. Since 2012 I work as a full time Portuguese and English teacher in UK. I have experience with one-to-one and group lessons; beginners, intermediate, advanced and proficiency levels, present tuition and online tuition via Skype; teaching children from the age of 2; preparation for GCSE and A-level exams (OCR board); general training and language training for business purposes.

I have a degree in History with a teaching certificate which included one internship at a secondary school as a teaching assistant. I have a CRB and a DBS check. I did a 3-month training course for teachers at SLAS (Society for Latin American Studies) in 2012. I am flexible about working hours and commuting to work.

Tutoring Approach:

• General training: I teach how to use Portuguese in everyday situations, like introducing yourself to someone; giving personal information; going to a restaurant; asking directions; making a reservation in a hotel; using public transport, etc.

• Business: My teaching method is based on a communicative approach, focusing on achieving fluency, improving reading and listening comprehension, and expanding vocabulary. I teach the use of Portuguese in a variety of business environments, based on key skills like presenting information, taking part in meetings and videoconferences, handling telephone calls, negotiating and writing concise business letters, e-mails or reports.

• E-learning: My e-learning method is specifically designed for adults who may have limited hours available, prefer the convenience of learning online and need to improve their Portuguese language skills quickly.

• GCSE and A-level exams: I coach the student using past papers, besides writing, reading and listening exercises.

• Children and Teenagers: My lessons for children and teenagers are varied and enjoyable, with music, culture, and multimedia features to make the learning process very enjoyable and practical.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)

  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Portuguese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£30 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)


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Veronica (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: Spanish (Castellano) mother tongue from South America. Vast knowledge of the South American region and culture and also a lot of the Iberian Peninsula as I travel there very often to visit friends and family members living there. I have lived in Rome ...
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Personal Description:
Spanish (Castellano) mother tongue from South America. Vast knowledge of the South American region and culture and also a lot of the Iberian Peninsula as I travel there very often to visit friends and family members living there. I have lived in Rome, Italy for more than 15 years and also travel there very often for work or other personal reasons.

Teaching Experience:

More than 20 years. I have experience teaching in Universities in South America and as a private Language Tutor in UK and in Italy. In England for the last 10 years I have been working teaching Spanish and Italian.

Tutoring Approach:

I adapt my lessons to the student needs, skills, abilities and interests. I use a conversational approach than includes the comprehension of the grammatical rules of the language. It is also important for me to communicate aspects of the cultural and social reality and the History of the language studied.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£18 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 p.h.)


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Elaine (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I'm an outgoing girl from China, and I'm really patient. I used to be the best debater in my faculty in China, and I also participated many kinds of Chinese speech contest. So I'm confident that I can be an effective Chinese tutor. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an outgoing girl from China, and I'm really patient. I used to be the best debater in my faculty in China, and I also participated many kinds of Chinese speech contest. So I'm confident that I can be an effective Chinese tutor.

Teaching Experience:

I have one student currently and he has improved a lot. And I believe you can also learned Mandarin quickly as long as you have the passion and practice very often.

Tutoring Approach:

Practice makes perfect, the best way to improve a language is to use it more often, and you can choose me as your learning partner!

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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Claudia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  |  Spanish  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a trained CELTA teacher with a passion for languages and music. I'm a bilingual native English and Spanish speaker and I'm also fluent in Italian as I lived and got my university degree in Rome. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a trained CELTA teacher with a passion for languages and music. I'm a bilingual native English and Spanish speaker and I'm also fluent in Italian as I lived and got my university degree in Rome.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught languages privately (English, Spanish and Italian) for 10 years to all levels and ages ranging from 5 to 70 years old. I currently teach English at a language school in Totnes as well as private one-to-one Italian and Spanish lessons and adult Italian group lessons in the South Hams area.

Tutoring Approach:

The overall approach to my teaching is communicative and the lessons are tailored to the learner's individual needs, whether it is preparation for an exam or work on specific skills and/or language functions. Initially, there would be a meeting with the student and, in the case of children, their parents, to determine the goals they want to achieve with the tutoring. I would be happy to provide written reports on the progress to the child's parents if required or arrange for meetings.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Nicholas Chanon (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I am currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at the University College London (UCL). A result orientated, highly motivated individual, passionate in delivering the best of my abilities in achieving my goals. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at the University College London (UCL). A result orientated, highly motivated individual, passionate in delivering the best of my abilities in achieving my goals.

Teaching Experience:

Taught lower secondary school students in relief classes when teachers were away on leave as a senior prefect. Also mentored fellow peers before A-Level examinations and conducted group study sessions to create a sense of equal level while leading the group study session with topics they did not understand.

Tutoring Approach:

In my GCSE Equivalent examinations (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia), I have been tutored over Skype for my personal tutor left for a different state. Among peers, relatives and friends, this was a new thing and wondered how it would have worked. I had the experience of learning Physics and Additional Mathematics through voice and video call conducted twice a week where my tutor shared questions and solutions while intently listening to my thought processes as I attempted to carry out solving the problems. Before finally seeking tutoring, I was averaging a C for Additional Maths and a B for Physics. I found this method very helpful and managed to score As in Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics in the final paper. This is a way I hope to implement when teaching over the internet.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£12 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)

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Francois (Mr)
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Subjects: French  |  Japanese  |  German  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm an independent consultant, trainer and facilitator, working mainly in the business world. I design and run learning workshops in collaborative decision-making and lean thinking for companies of different sizes. I also facilitate Open Space even ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an independent consultant, trainer and facilitator, working mainly in the business world. I design and run learning workshops in collaborative decision-making and lean thinking for companies of different sizes. I also facilitate Open Space events, inviting large numbers of people to co-create new ways forward in self-organised events where all the participants are at the centre and not a menu of speakers. These are like 1-or 2-day Hackathons, within organisations, such as Innovation Hackathon, Greenup Hackathon and Reinventing Work Hackathon. I also run similar events on demand within communities, in order to bring out engagement, inviting members of communities to co-create and co-determine aspects of their community.

In the business world I'm a bit of a change maverick, wanting to create a better world, and especially better workplaces where people can thrive and grow, rather the usual drudgery of work. Organisations benefit from that too from become eco-systems that thrive innovatively. I learned my 'participative' 'tools' from many years of experimentation and from working in different parts of the world. I have lived in North America, Europe and in Asia, and have travelled way beyond that.

Teaching Experience:

Most of my early teaching experience started with 13 years' English teaching to mainly corporate clients in Japan. I consider myself a highly experienced, versatile and resourceful former Language Teacher (TEFL), Tutor and Coach with further background as Intercultural Consultant. I have extensive experience teaching English in Asia, with expertise in accelerated learning techniques (e.g. suggestopedia) and Peer-based learning through Self-Organising Learning Environments.

I have taught classes and individuals at various levels and for various purposes. I have also done of business English and specialised English for professionals. While I have more experience working with groups than individuals, even as business coach and corporate trainer I have worked most of my life in an educational learning environment. The most important, however, is not about teaching, but about the student learning; it is hence imperative to start from the perspective of what the learner actually needs and working from there. I pride myself in being able to design courses and tuition tailor-made to the specific needs of the learners.

Tutoring Approach:

Unless I am teaching towards academic aims (e.g. GCSE support), I view language as something that is used to communicate with, it is something one does, we do not normally learn a foreign language just for the sake of passive knowledge. To me therefore it is far more important to use the language than just learn it. My approach to tutoring therefore is quite action oriented, we do things with the language, and just like children (who did not learn their native language from a book) language is always used in a context, so it's important to provide contextual clues when introducing new language.

I emphasize engagement and participation a lot, with a strong focus on real communication (rather than practiced communication where possible). Very early on I introduce meta-language, which is language about language (e.g. could you repeat that?, What do you mean by....?, Why do I say ... and not ...?), because this the only kind of real communication that happens in a language class, and thus it is a real opportunity to use real communication. But above all, language should be fun, learn by doing and lively, and my interactive approach always works towards that

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Ziyue (Ms)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I'm a native Chinese (Mandarin) speaker. I got my Bachelor's degree in Beijing, the capital city of China. I'm familiar with both northern and southern dialects, as I was born in the southern part of China but have been living in the northern part fo ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a native Chinese (Mandarin) speaker. I got my Bachelor's degree in Beijing, the capital city of China. I'm familiar with both northern and southern dialects, as I was born in the southern part of China but have been living in the northern part for years. I'm a MSc student at University of Edinburgh, majoring in artificial intelligence. I'm willing to share you the state of the art in this subject. I love travelling and fitness. Hoping to tutor someone who share the same interets with me.

Teaching Experience:

I was a voluteer during the summer vacation in 2013, teaching junior and senior middle school students from rural area in China. I was responsibile for the language courses, Chinses and English. For the Chinese subject, I taught both ancient Chinese and modern Chinese.

Tutoring Approach:

I prefer laerning through practice. The best way to learn a language is to keep talking in that language.
I will chat with you on topics you are interested in.
I can also assist with writing, reading and grammatical exercises upon request.
If you are interested in ancient Chinese language and culture, I can also provide you with guidance and teach what you want to know.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£15 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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