Sawston Tutors & Sawston Tuition


UK Tutors helps you to discover Sawston tutors in your local area and across the UK. Our Sawston private tutors cover popular subjects such as English, Maths and History plus other niche subjects like Japanese. Our private Sawston private tutors also cater for Entrance exams, SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels home tuition all around Sawston.



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Francisco (Dr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an OCR Chemistry A Level examiner (specification A) and a teacher in a sixth form college. I have a PhD in Biochemistry (Distinction) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distinction). Currently, I am only taking tutees studying the above ...
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Personal Description:
I am an OCR Chemistry A Level examiner (specification A) and a teacher in a sixth form college. I have a PhD in Biochemistry (Distinction) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distinction). Currently, I am only taking tutees studying the above mentioned specification, in order to provide highly specialised support. I offer tuition in person as well as online.

I have a PhD in Biochemistry (Distinction) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distinction). My hobbies are varied, but I would mention football and chess.

Teaching Experience:

I have been an A Level Chemistry classroom teacher for four years. The knowledge and skills gained from delivering this specification allows me to tailor lessons to my tutee's needs. My resources and worksheets range from introduction of topics to activities that challenge students to the A* grade. I am aware of typical problem areas where students struggle as well as common misconceptions, and I tackle them in ways that students feel comfortable with. In addition to A Level Chemistry, my classroom teaching experience also includes GCSE Chemistry and HND in Applied Chemistry Level 4 and 5 (equivalent to first and second year of a chemistry degree).

My experience as an A Level Chemistry examiner enables me to guide students on how to maximise their performance in exams. I work with my students through mark schemes, helping them to interpret them, and revise independently. I emphasise the need for accurate terminology in explanations and clear working out of calculations. Also, I help students understand the structure of standard exam questions as well as approaches to unfamiliar ones.

As a private tutor, my teaching approach varies depending on the needs of the tutee. I have experience in helping students starting A2 , resitting AS, students aiming for A*, and students with special needs.

Tutoring Approach:

In the first lesson I show original documentation for identity, proof of qualifications and DBS (previously known as CRB) to my students and their parents.

I offer the first lesson as a free no obligation lesson, which is only charged if students decide to continue to have further lessons with me. Therefore if after the first lesson you are not fully satisfied and decide not to come back, then you would not have to pay for it.

My approach to teaching students consists of the following steps:
-To establish a good atmosphere between the student and myself.
-To identify the student's current level and the difficulties they are experiencing in the topic we are going to start working on.
-To define the learning objectives for the session so that students have a clear idea of what they need to learn.
-To keep a continuous interaction with the student during the whole lesson though questioning and different activities in order to keep the student engaged whilst I can check if learning is taking place.
-To evaluate the session in terms of what the student has mastered and what needs further work.
-To set homework so that the student consolidates the acquisition of new concepts and skills.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£70 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£70 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£70 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£70 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£70 p.h.)

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Azzam (Mr)
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Subjects: Arabic  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am 63 years old and just retired as a lecturer in bioinformatics at Faculty of Life Sciences, Manchester University. I started my career as a teacher since 1970. I taught different subjects in different levels including maths, biology,chemistry ...
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Personal Description:
I am 63 years old and just retired as a lecturer in bioinformatics at Faculty of Life Sciences, Manchester University. I started my career as a teacher since 1970. I taught different subjects in different levels including maths, biology,chemistry and biology. I enjoyed working in Algeria, Libya and England.

Teaching Experience:

I have 10 years teaching experience in postgraduate (MSc.) level and in undergraduate level. I also have 24 years of teaching experience in in maths and science at the secondary and post-secondary levels. I worked as a teacher for more than 24 years, in different countries and environments. and I taught students from different ages and background. But my favourite part in my career is teaching my son who is starting doing his GCSE this year.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach in teaching is simple, each student has her/his potential that needs to be enhanced.

Subjects
  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)

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David (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native English speaker I have a good sense of humour and will always try to find the funny side of any situation. I teach all levels. I consider myself to be a caring easy going and enthusiastic tutor. I am enhanced CBR checked. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native English speaker I have a good sense of humour and will always try to find the funny side of any situation.
I teach all levels. I consider myself to be a caring easy going and enthusiastic tutor. I am enhanced CBR checked.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching TEFL privately and in the classroom environment since 2004, to the C.E.F standards (common european framework) Teaching English Grammar, Vocabulary, Conversation, Reading and writing.
The lessons are mostly 1-2-1 this enables me to offer high quality personalised tuition where the focus of each session is the student, I also teach small and large classes of mixed ages and abilities.

Tutoring Approach:

I am considered very friendly and easy going in my teaching style, I enjoy making lessons as fun as possible. My approach is flexible to the pupils needs. I like to give students constant praise and motivation. But I'm also professional, so expect students to complete all work set. I consider myself to be a caring and enthusiastic tutor, with the ability to build a good rapport with my students. I teach using the New English File Courses, they are fun, motivating lessons that work. I supply the students course book the cost is included in the fee of the first lesson.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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.)

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Max (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Drama  |  Film Studies  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  English  |  German  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a graduate in German and Drama and I work in theatre and film as a freelance set and costume designer and also as a freelance translator (English and German). I'm from London but lived in Germany for 4 years. I enjoy learning languages, cookin ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate in German and Drama and I work in theatre and film as a freelance set and costume designer and also as a freelance translator (English and German).
I'm from London but lived in Germany for 4 years. I enjoy learning languages, cooking, reading, cycling, and going to the theatre and cinema. I am currently based in Bristol where I am studying for an MA.

Teaching Experience:

I enjoy teaching and have mentored students at various levels, mainly in German or English as a foreign language. I worked as an English teacher in Germany, teaching English as a foreign language to children and teenagers of all levels from 7-17 years old. I have up to date knowledge of the curriculum for GCSE German.

Tutoring Approach:

I take an open and student-based approach to tutoring - you decide what and how you want to learn. I provide guidance, advice and subject knowledge and offer feedback on how you can improve what you already know, as well as the way you learn, to help you learn more independently. I only teach subjects I'm passionate about and believe in enjoying yourself while learning.

Feel free to contact me for further information!

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 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.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 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.)

  • Film Studies
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 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.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 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.)
  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 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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Emre (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Economics  |  Accounting  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I have a very high level of mathematical understanding and very good explanation of the subject area. I am intuitive, passionate about the topics I study and aspire to become an investment banker in the near future. I have had internships at global b ...
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Personal Description:
I have a very high level of mathematical understanding and very good explanation of the subject area. I am intuitive, passionate about the topics I study and aspire to become an investment banker in the near future. I have had internships at global banking corporations which has pushed me harder to succeed in life.

Teaching Experience:

I have had relative experience teaching students mostly at GCSE level preparing them for exams a few months prior. Currently I have a small group of students whom are getting ready for their assessments, therefore, I teach in groups. Also I have taught individual students in the past from primary through to the end of GCSEs. In the experience I have had teaching, my students have received minimum A grade in the past

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching is all about positive reinforcement. I use mini games and different techniques to enhance and enjoy learning. I believe this helps students reach a higher level of knowledge and success. I am efficienct and practical in explaining problems and solutions due to time restrictions. Using a diverse range of structure and use of resources, the student will achieve a better grade than when they first started.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£35 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)

  • Accounting
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£35 p.h.)


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Zarqa (Mrs)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Urdu  |  Maths  |  English  |  Combined Science  |  Special Needs  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a very experienced teacher. I offer all subjects at Primary and KS3 Level with a special focus on Mathematics and English.I have over 20 years tutoring experience. I had been an examiner and can provide an insight as to what is needed for exam ...
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Personal Description:
I am a very experienced teacher. I offer all subjects at Primary and KS3 Level with a special focus on Mathematics and English.I have over 20 years tutoring experience. I had been an examiner and can provide an insight as to what is needed for exams. I can teach you the tricks of the trade, so you achieve your full and true potential. A caring and sympathetic approach which results in the student gaining in confidence is adopted.I believe that I have the energy, the passion, the skills and the abilities to help people in any level of mathematics or English.
I am also a successful teacher of exams like 7 Plus 11Plus,SAT.
Many of my students have entered Grammar schools successful in the past many years.

Teaching Experience:

More than 20 years.

Tutoring Approach:

Tutoring is not only completing the homework or preparing for exams ,it's also about tapping the hidden potentials of the child,grooming a child and taking out best from him.Its a relationship where tutor and Tutee must have faith and confidence in each other.My tutees always wait for me unlike other tutors.Because the way I teach them would make it very enjoyable and exciting.
Assess the child according to capability and then set a very high target.And prepare child to achieve that.Make different strategies.Create discipline of a class room

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Urdu
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)

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

  • Combined Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)


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Alan (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am an ex- Imperial College academic who now runs a team and personal development consultancy. I am calm and encouraging in manner. I moved out of the city into the countryside six years ago and have never once regretted it. I was a Science and ...
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Personal Description:
I am an ex- Imperial College academic who now runs a team and personal development consultancy. I am calm and encouraging in manner. I moved out of the city into the countryside six years ago and have never once regretted it.

I was a Science and Engineering Ambassador for SETNET. I was responsible for organizing a number of Science Outreach events. Science can be fun!! I have a 2014 DBS check.

I have been told that I am a good motivator and that I help people fulfill their potential. All my students show significant grade enhancement, sometimes from U to A!

Teaching Experience:

I was a senior lecturer in Physical Chemistry at Imperial College London, where I was also Senior Tutor. This meant that I had responsibility for the entire departmental tutorial system for some~450 students and the training of new members of staff. I have been involved in small group teaching for over 13 years.

I have been privately tutoring AS/A2 Chemistry and Physics for around five years in the Hants / Surrey borders.

I also help with UCAS applications as I had an admissions role at IC.

I have some experience of working with people with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Aspergers.

Tutoring Approach:

Each student is different and I tailor my method to the needs of the student, offering a bespoke approach. It usually takes three or four sessions to get to know what does and does not work for each individual. I try different methods. Some people learn more visually and conceptually others like more practical methods. I prefer to work through problems / exam papers with the student rather than "teach". That way in working together the student takes responsibility for their own learning. Learning is by discussion and doing.

I try to be as flexible as possible and fit round family schedules.

Typically I only take on ~ 10 students per year...

Subjects
  • Physics
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • A-Level or Highers (£40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£40 p.h.)


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Rosalba (Mrs)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native Italian speaker, confident, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching. I have attended the TT 4 in Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Sector (PTTLS) and the diploma 3 in Children and Young People's Workforce. I also graduated in Arts (Ital ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Italian speaker, confident, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching. I have attended the TT 4 in Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Sector (PTTLS) and the diploma 3 in Children and Young People's Workforce. I also graduated in Arts (Italian Modern Studies) and completed my MA in Italian Language and Literature in 2008 at Pisa University.
By teaching in different countries, environments and working with people of all ages, I have acquired a board experience, which allows me to identify and address learners' needs and plan in order to get the best outcomes for them. Through the way I teach, I hope to show and motivate the students to learn and understand the history and the culture of my country because learning a foreign language is not just imparting rules of grammar.

Teaching Experience:

My teaching experiences include working as key worker in the nursery and teaching Italian language for foreign adults and children in London. In Italy, for two years, I worked for an organisation which specialized in helping migrants (aged 17 to 50) to learn the language and as a personal tutor for a secondary school girl with dyslexia. I have also taught a variety of subjects (including Italian language, literature, history and Maths) to Primary, GCSE and A-level students for about 10 years.

Tutoring Approach:

Through my studies and experiences, I acquired a widen knowledge of contemporary teaching methods and approaches which contribute to plan, organise and deliver high standard lessons according to learner's level.
At the beginning, I usually carry out an assessment (oral and written) for ascertaining student's knowledge of the language and learning style. Then, I plan each lesson in advance and according to the student's needs. I always prepare handouts, worksheets or quizzes that help student to memorise the concepts and me to check her/his progress. I like to use different kinds of resources in order to create a more interactive and motivating lesson every time.

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) (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Mohammad Ehsan (Mr)
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Subjects: Business Related  |  Economics  |  English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am currently studying BSC Economics at The University of Birmingham. ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying BSC Economics at The University of Birmingham.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring for almost 4 years having taught various students of different levels. My students have mainly been from ages 5-16 however in exceptional cases I have taught older students.
Over the years I have developed my teaching skills having worked with different students and working at various tuition centres and schools. Park View Business and Enterprise School (now an academy) invited me to teach students in the Mathematics department. This two week work placement taught me how to plan lessons, manage grouped lessons and cater to individual students that may require particular assistance.

Tutoring Approach:

The purpose of a tutor is to assist students in learning the concepts covered in the students' learning material. Hence, I help in reviewing the students' class material, discussing the text, working on sample problems, and predicting test questions. I also ensure that the work covered during the lesson is understood by giving homework which is then marked and corrected with the student to ensure that the student learns from its mistakes.
I am able to accommodate students of different levels and motivate all students that are willing to put in time and effort to excel in their studies.

Subjects
  • Business Related
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£12.5 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£12.5 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)


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Elena (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a qualified experienced Spanish teacher. I love teaching and my own language. I succeed in instill love of learning and a desire for constant knowledge within each student. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified experienced Spanish teacher. I love teaching and my own language. I succeed in instill love of learning and a desire for constant knowledge within each student.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified Spanish teacher, with experience in Spain (Secondary Schools, University of Zaragoza and private lessons) and in London (supply and SEN assistant teacher and private tutor). I have had students of all levels and ages, as well as with different reasons to learn Spanish.

Tutoring Approach:

I encourage my students to feel curiosity about my subject (Spanish, Literature...), and to find their own answers.
When teaching to kids or teenagers, I try to transmit curiosity as a way of life.
I am a very creative person, so I bring creativity to my lessons.
Besides, I have a good knowledge of Spanish and I continue learning about it.
I enjoy my lessons, so my students enjoy them, and vice versa.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£35 p.h.)
  • 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.)

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Floribeth (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a native Spanish speaker currently living in Leigh on Sea, I would love to teach and converse with anyone interested in learning the language or improve their speaking and listening skills. I'm friendly, patient, relaxed, reliable and dedicated. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a native Spanish speaker currently living in Leigh on Sea, I would love to teach and converse with anyone interested in learning the language or improve their speaking and listening skills.
I'm friendly, patient, relaxed, reliable and dedicated. I'm able to teach based on levels and objectives, Grammar, Pronunciation, Speaking, Reading, Writing or simply Conversational classes. I can help you!
I can use different media (videos, books, movies, songs) to teach.
I got a degree in Commercial Admin since 2001.

Teaching Experience:

It is easier for me to teach Spanish because I studied English as a second language, so I understand the process and challenges of learning another language. I know that every person learns in a different way. I am currently working in a private school in Chelmsford. Also, I've teaching Spanish to my own children as they were born here in the UK. I have been teaching Spanish to Adult beginners and GCSE students.

Tutoring Approach:

Based on my experience the communicative approach gives primacy to oral work. Direct contact with the language is very important. Not just from hearing the teacher, but also from using it and from hearing other people besides the teacher. Having personal contact with the language, practicing sounds, improvising and trying to make your own sentences and getting the chance to make mistakes and learn from doing so.

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • 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.)

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Matthew (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am currently studying for a Master's Degree in Creative Writing at the University of Surrey, and applying for my PhD in the same subject, having completed a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing & Philosophy. I am a highly experienced writer, avid ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying for a Master's Degree in Creative Writing at the University of Surrey, and applying for my PhD in the same subject, having completed a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing & Philosophy. I am a highly experienced writer, avid reader, and keen researcher. Above and beyond my academic pursuits, I believe strongly in being courteous, professional, and well-dressed at all times, living by the adage that a man is never properly dressed without a tie.

Teaching Experience:

I have a long history of teaching which began when I was studying for my A-levels, teaching judo to primary school children. I also led and taught a Creative Writing society at Alton College before I moved on to my undergraduate degree, a role within which I oversaw the publication of an anthology of student writing. During the latter years of my Bachelor's Degree, I taught creative writing, narration, and game design to younger students on an informal basis, and served as president of the university's PSiFA society. In that role I managed a society of over one hundred members, led meetings, gave speeches, and organised logistics. Now, I am looking to tutor privately while I work full-time on my Master's.

Tutoring Approach:

When it comes to learning, I believe that the most effective method is to teach through example and practice. Learning lists of facts by rote is a poor method, and all too common in education these days. I believe that students learn best when they are actively engaging in the subject, by writing their own work, assessing and identifying their own mistakes, and relying on the guidance and advice provided by a tutor rather than being lectured. Most people retain knowledge and learn best when they do things for themselves. In writing specifically, imagination should be encouraged and developed, and I specialise in three core areas; workshopping through written exercises (having the student write short pieces aimed at developing certain areas, and then assessing them through discussion), combining research with writing (learning research skills and showing how they can be applied to improving the student's writing), and planning & structure (to create effective work methods).

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (£18.4 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£19.75 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£22.75 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
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