Hoyland Tutors and Hoyland Tuition


UK Tutors allows you to find Hoyland teachers in your local area and across the UK. Our Hoyland home tutors offer popular subjects like English, Maths and French as well as other niche subjects such as Electronics. Our private Hoyland home tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Hoyland.



Our simple search will show private tutors in your local area according to their proximity from you. Our subjects include, but are not limited to, English, Maths and French from primary level through to GCSE, A-Level and even undergraduate level tuition. Also before making final arrangements with a tutor you can check they cover your syllabus (such as AQA, EdExcel or OCR exam boards) before releasing their contact details and commencing tuition.

We're constantly looking for new home tutors that are able to provide home teaching services in or in any of the other regions we cover. You can click here to register with UK Tutors and create your own personal tutoring profile and begin receiving tuition requests all year round.



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Andrew (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Having been born in London I am a native speaker of the English language. I have vast experience with speakers of other languages. I recently decided to make a career change and make teaching English to speakers of other language a professional caree ...
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Personal Description:
Having been born in London I am a native speaker of the English language. I have vast experience with speakers of other languages. I recently decided to make a career change and make teaching English to speakers of other language a professional career. I am CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualified. I am also two years into BA (hons) English Language and Literature degree and intend to continue my own personal development by studying for an MA English Language Teaching and Linguistics and by completing the DELTA (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) as soon as I am eligible.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught to classes of between six and eighteen students whilst training for the CELTA qualification. The students came from a variety of countries including: France, Italy, Turkey, South Korea, Spain, Chile, Colombia, Russia and Poland. I have taught many more personal one-to-one lessons, mainly within the South American community.

Tutoring Approach:

I use a number of different course books for teaching English and try to make the whole experience as relaxed, fun and interactive as possible. This is easier with larger numbers but can be achieved on a one-to-one basis with a little thought and effort. I use audio and visual materials. Each student will have a preferred method of learning and as individuals we are not usually aware of what type of learner we are, for this reason I employ a number of techniques to make the learning experience as beneficial as possible. The techniques I use are: linguistic, logical-mathematical, visual-spatial, bodily-kinaesthetic, musical, inter-personal and intra-personal.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Letizia (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Communicative method Cultural approach ...
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Personal Description:
Communicative method
Cultural approach

Teaching Experience:

Italian and Spanish language teaching in Spain
One to one Italian lessons in London

Tutoring Approach:

Communicative method

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 11+ (secondary) (£37 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£37 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£37 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£37 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£37 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • 11+ (secondary) (£37 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£37 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£37 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£37 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£37 p.h.)


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Alan (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a family man with three young children. I've been helping students from all over the world to learn for over ten years. I have a degree in English Literature and a Cambridge DELTA. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a family man with three young children. I've been helping students from all over the world to learn for over ten years. I have a degree in English Literature and a Cambridge DELTA.

Teaching Experience:

I have taught English at four different universities. I have been a tutor of Creative writing, English EFL and study skills, both in schools colleges and in my home.

Tutoring Approach:

Friendly, fun communicative approach. I find that this is the way to get the best results out of Adults and younger learners.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 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) (£25 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) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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

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Marianna (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a native Italian. I've been living in England for the last 7 years, I love languages and teaching. I studied Finance & Economy with foreign Languages ( English, French and German). My professional ambition is to contribute to the promotion of I ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a native Italian. I've been living in England for the last 7 years, I love languages and teaching. I studied Finance & Economy with foreign Languages ( English, French and German).
My professional ambition is to contribute to the promotion of Italian culture: teaching my native language is the way that suits me better in reaching this goal! :)
Either if you're planning a holiday to Italy, are simply passionate about the language or need to prepare for an exam, all my knowledge will be at your service! :) I'm also available for translating and interpreting.

Teaching Experience:

I come from a family of teachers! While I was in Italy I taught English to many people on a regular basis. Apart from that I have always taught English to foreign students ( it' around 11 years now! ):this has improved my deep understanding of grammar...so that common mistakes can be avoided.
I also taught Italian for 6 years now, I do translations for newspapers, magazines and books on a daily basis.
I have a broad field of experience in:
-Tourism
-Art & History
-Economy
-Finance
-Medicine

So if you're inspiring to learn or improve your language for your job, you've definitely come to the right place!

Last but not least, I will ensure whatever your level is you will be able to speak and understand the language as never before! I'm aiming to do that in the shortest time possible as your time is very important. :)

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is to consider each student as unique and aim to understand their goals and ambitions as well as optimizing my teaching method to suit their individual needs.

I believe that an important part of learning a new language is to understand and embrace the culture as well.

I usually start my program with a short test to check "Your Learning Method" (this test is applied in the most famous and important schools of language all around the world)

Everybody is different! :) there are people who learn with games, others who learn just listening, others who love writing to remember and people who learn visualizing or listening to music.... Whichever your method is, let's learn with fun!


Each Student will benefit from a Personalized learning plan.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£17 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£17 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£17 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£17 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£17 p.h.)
  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£17 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£17 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£17 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£17 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£17 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£17 p.h.)


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Dean (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Film Studies  |  Drama  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an actor currently completing an MA at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and an arts enthusiast with incisive critical engagement skills and 5 years private tuition experience. I'm able to draw from a wide range of critical theories and a ...
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Personal Description:
I am an actor currently completing an MA at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and an arts enthusiast with incisive critical engagement skills and 5 years private tuition experience. I'm able to draw from a wide range of critical theories and approaches when analysing arts and performance related texts. A big fan of film, theatre, visual art, music, literature and comedy.

Teaching Experience:

I graduated from Royal Holloway in 2011 with the highest degree grade of the graduate year. I was approached by many of my co-students to advise them on essays and creative work and was employed by the Drama department to run workshops for prospective students. I'm now a professional theatre-maker and freelance drama practitioner having led workshops with a wide spectrum of people from ages 10 up to 75 years old. I also offer audition guidance and monologue tuition for actors and acting students.

Testimonial from Ina:

"Thank you for all your help with my Film Studies, I ended up getting an A* and also an A* in Media Studies. so I got my place at the University of Exeter to study Management with Marketing, thanks a lot, I couldn't have done it without you!"

Testimonial from Nadia:

"Dean's tuition was fantastic! He is patient but he still pushed me to do my best. I am much more confident writing about drama and theatre. Dean made sure I understood everything we talked about which meant I didn't forget it in my exam and I ended up getting an A!"

Tutoring Approach:

I like to spread a love and enthusiasm for arts and humanities subjects with an emphasis on the potential for personal as well as academic development. I am an adaptive tutor skilled at relating the work to the student's own experiences, ensuring they establish their own academically applicable opinions, ideas and approaches. I'm a meticulous problem solver and am able to pinpoint areas that need attention, particularly in essays, coursework and presentation work. I'm a natural entertainer but always maintain focus on the task at hand, offering insightful, productive and engaging tuition sessions to my students.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)

  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Film Studies
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Drama
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Art
  • 11+ (secondary) (£35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)


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Roberta (Miss)
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Subjects: Music  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a young lady fully committed to my professional career. I have a background in science and psychology and have been in the musical field for more than 13 years. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a young lady fully committed to my professional career. I have a background in science and psychology and have been in the musical field for more than 13 years.

Teaching Experience:

Summer school (Birzebbuga, Malta)
Stagecoach (Malta) Theatre Arts school
Inspire (Malta) Foundation for students with disabilities - integrating music into teaching

Tutoring Approach:

Humanistc approach where I focus on bringing out the full potential in every individual student- think positive!

Subjects
  • Music
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Muna (Mrs)
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Subjects: Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I have a BSc degree in Psychology and an additional qualification in TEFL. I am bilingual (Arabic and English) and enjoy teaching Arabic language. I have an interest in Arabic culture and have recently written a book of Sudanese Arabic prover ...
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Personal Description:
I have a BSc degree in Psychology and an additional qualification in TEFL.

I am bilingual (Arabic and English) and enjoy teaching Arabic language.

I have an interest in Arabic culture and have recently written a book of Sudanese Arabic proverbs.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 16 years experience in teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language to children and adults.

Most of my teaching has been at an international primary school but I also enjoy teaching individuals and small groups.

I enjoy the creative aspects of teaching and believe that learning a language should be a fun experience. I have designed several course books for learning Sudanese Arabic.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that learning Arabic can be reinforced through using visual aids and playing games.

I prefer to teach children and women.

I teach Arabic from a secular viewpoint. I do not have the knowledge to teach religious terminology or extracts from the Quran.

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)

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Hasan (Mr)
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Subjects: Arabic  |  Maths  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a PhD Candidate (Lebanese/Brazilian) at the University of Edinburgh, speaking 4 languages and having worked as a professional private tutor in sciences/math abroad, and within the UK, for more than 8 years. I had the chance to tutor over 120 stu ...
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Personal Description:
I am a PhD Candidate (Lebanese/Brazilian) at the University of Edinburgh, speaking 4 languages and having worked as a professional private tutor in sciences/math abroad, and within the UK, for more than 8 years. I had the chance to tutor over 120 students in levels equivalent to GCSEs and A levels, as well as higher-degree university students. I hold two masters degrees with Distinctions in natural sciences (Oceanography) and Carbon Finance (renewable energy and climate change studies).

Teaching Experience:

Because the vast majority of my research is conducted off campus, I am available to take on flexible tutoring sessions throughout the entire week, at almost anytime of the day, as I coordinate my research time around tuition sessions. With an extensive experience with students of different academic backgrounds, I have grown a firm grasp of what tutees of various classes, ages, and intellectual levels need and what approach is to be best adopted during progressive sessions, in accordance with how fast a tutee can learn.

Tutoring Approach:

I will generally take the first meeting to get to know the learner and talk with them one on one about their needs and their perception of their needs. If the learner is a child I will then talk to their parents separately about their child`s needs and behavior toward learning and general attitude toward an academic environment. I take personalized care of each student of mine, tailoring each experience depending on the need. I will generally find supplementary material to work with the student in tutor time. Again, I will do this depending on the particular situation of the tutee. I will be there to help complete homework, provide additional less or more rigorous material, provide study skills, help study, provide writing skills and practice, language immersion, progress reports for parents and teachers for child tutees, and most importantly a constant helping and supportive contact for those in need of help at any time. I take great care of my students as a tutor and my unwavering goal is to help students grow and learn academically and personally and give them the tools to maintain these skills, be it through their next exam or their life. Tutoring and helping is my passion and my utilitarian approach to tutoring is varying based on each individual`s needs but is based upon unwavering and constant support.

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£12 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£15 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (£18 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 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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Janice (Miss)
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Subjects: Cantonese  |  Maths  |  Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi I'm currently a fourth year student at University of Leeds studying Dentistry. I am from Malaysia and my mother tongue is Mandarin. As well as Mandarin I speak four other languages. I received an A* in A level mathematics. I can provide tutoring i ...
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Personal Description:
Hi I'm currently a fourth year student at University of Leeds studying Dentistry. I am from Malaysia and my mother tongue is Mandarin. As well as Mandarin I speak four other languages. I received an A* in A level mathematics. I can provide tutoring in Mandarin from beginner to advance level, likewise with maths. I take great pleasure in helping people understand these sometimes challenging subjects. I have always enjoyed helping people in general whether from academic studies or by helping the less fortunate as I have done so while I was in Bahrain providing help to students suffering from down syndrome. I am an enthusiastic, responsible and patient tutor with a love for discovering new places and meeting new people as well as a passion for art and travel.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring since 2 years ago.

Tutoring Approach:

Depends on what type of learning styles that benefit you the most.

Subjects
  • Cantonese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)

  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)

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Sophie (Mrs)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  Entrance Exams  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a fully qualified primary school teacher with just over 2 years experience in the classroom. I have had very successful results in my time as a classroom teacher, but I am looking to tutor as I enjoy working 1 to 1 with pupils and seeing them gr ...
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Personal Description:
I am a fully qualified primary school teacher with just over 2 years experience in the classroom. I have had very successful results in my time as a classroom teacher, but I am looking to tutor as I enjoy working 1 to 1 with pupils and seeing them grow academically. I enjoy using differentiated resources which will spark the imagination and understanding of the learner. As well as my classroom experience, I have tutored in the past and really enjoyed being part of exam success. I have a variety of academic qualifications which means I can teach more than just primary. Please get in touch today!

Teaching Experience:

Qualified primary teacher
Tutoring experience

Tutoring Approach:

Differentiated to each learner.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)

  • English
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Solenne (Mrs)
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Subjects: French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello, my name is Solenne. I am a French native speaker and I have been living in the UK since 2013. Holder of a Master's degree (universities of Paris La Sorbonne and René Descartes), my education also includes the DAEFLE of the Alliance Française ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, my name is Solenne. I am a French native speaker and I have been living in the UK since 2013.
Holder of a Master's degree (universities of Paris La Sorbonne and René Descartes), my education also includes the DAEFLE of the Alliance Française de Paris (Teaching French as a Foreign Language Advanced Diploma) awarded with honors in 2014.
I offer tailor-made French courses as a reliable, qualified and patient tutor to students of different ages, levels and nationalities.

Whether you are:
- a parent and you would like your child to receive extra help with his/her French school work,
- a student taking GCSE or A-levels in French and need confidence for your exam,
- a professional willing to have a proper conversation with your French colleagues or clients,
- or just an adult learner with a passion for languages and wishing to brush up your French,
I will pay close attention to what you are looking for and how I will help you to achieve your language goals.

I have an updated French Police Check and DBS Check.

Cancellation Policy:
There are times when advance notification is not possible and I am willing to adapt myself as much as possible to students who face circumstances beyond their control.
However, I require a minimum cancellation period prior to a lesson.
- If I am not notified (by phone or by email) of a cancellation 48 hours prior to the session, I will fully charge the amount of the session.
- In case my student(s) and I can find another convenient time slot within the week, the lesson will be postponed and will not be charged.
If you contact me prior to this window, thank you for your courtesy!

Teaching Experience:

This is my third year as a French as a Second/Foreign Language (FLE) Tutor. I feel equally comfortable with beginners, intermediate or advanced learners. I am also a French language Instructor and Assessor for the british Ministry of Defence (MoD) and a Tutor for the National Crime Agency (NCA).

Tutoring Approach:

Tutoring is not just guiding students through their learning but also giving them confidence and enabling them to experience lessons in a relaxed, friendly and yet result-oriented way.
That is why I tailor my lessons to the students` needs and pace (one-to-one or small group tutoring on request), in order to teach French language effectively as well as to raise awareness to the French culture.
My approach is action-oriented, based on the ability of students to communicate (speak / listen / read / write) in authentic situations, according to the Common European Framework of references for Languages (CEFR).

Subjects
  • French
  • 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) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 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

Subjects
  • French
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Japanese
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • German
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • English
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)

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