Upton Lovell Tutors & Upton Lovell Tuition


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Joanne (Miss)
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Subjects: French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I hold a Spanish teaching certificate from the Instituto Cervantes (the Internationally-recognised Spanish culture and language institute) and a first-class degree (BA) in Spanish. In addition, I recently qualified to teach in Adult Education by gain ...
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Personal Description:
I hold a Spanish teaching certificate from the Instituto Cervantes (the Internationally-recognised Spanish culture and language institute) and a first-class degree (BA) in Spanish. In addition, I recently qualified to teach in Adult Education by gaining the PTLLS qualification (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning sector), and am also trained in participatory teaching method (popular education theories) which influence my teaching style.

I previously lived and worked in Mexico and Peru and have used Spanish in a professional context as a freelance interpreter and for other commercial companies. In addition I am CRB/DRB-checked.

I am very keen to share my enthusiasm for the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures with willing students and will tailor lessons to suit your personal requirements and interests, whether Spanish for academic exams, work or travel. A consultation class can be booked to gauge your level.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 2 years' experience in providing private, easily digestible, flexible Spanish tuition to adults, GSCE students and those learning for professional reasons. I currently deliver a Spanish course for adults in Chorlton and will soon be rolling this out into other areas of South Manchester. In addition, I have also taught adults courses on other subjects such as job hunting skills, CV writing and self-esteem/ confidence.

Tutoring Approach:

In my experience, pupils engage best with a foreign language when it is used in context since this brings the words and grammar to life and gives it a purpose. I understand how intimidating foreign language learning can be and make sure I simplify grammar and explanations as much as possible to make new information digestible. I focus on encouraging confidence in spoken Spanish, which makes the class more fun, but will happily tailor the classes to suit the individuals' needs and interests.

Please note that my tuition charges are flexible depending on your financial situation.

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


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Jodie (Miss)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, my name is Jodie. I am a 30 year old female currently studying a PhD in Education Policy at The University of Nottingham. I am friendly, enthusiastic, organised and I have several years of experience tutoring students with a range of abiliti ...
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Hello, my name is Jodie. I am a 30 year old female currently studying a PhD in Education Policy at The University of Nottingham. I am friendly, enthusiastic, organised and I have several years of experience tutoring students with a range of abilities, both at home and in a school environment.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or require any further information.

Teaching Experience:

I currently teach on undergraduate courses in The School of Sociology at The University of Nottingham. This year I taught on the MA Philosophy of Research module and the BA Social Policy and Social Justice module.

Over the past eight years I have privately tutored numerous children and adults in English Literature, English Language, Social Sciences, and Mathematics.

For five years I have mentored students applying to Oxbridge and other Russell Group universities as part of the Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme run by Insight Education. This involved supporting students throughout the entire admissions process, including writing their personal statement, interview preparation, support with developing their analytical skills and preparation for entrance examinations.

For two years I worked as an academic tutor in an inner city comprehensive school in London. Here I tutored sixth form students in English Language, English Literature, Social Sciences, and Media Studies. A large component of this role was supporting students with essay writing skills and study skills and I am happy to support students with these skills in a general way, or in relation to a specific subject. In this role I also coordinated and ran summer school transition programmes for students moving into year seven, and tutored mathematics and English to year seven students. I am therefore comfortable teaching and supporting students from a range of different year groups.

I have tutored GCSE English to students who have been excluded from mainstream school, and students who are struggling to pass GCSE qualifications. Several of my roles have contained a motivational and mentoring aspect, and I have lots of experience of getting students organised in their approach to study.

Summary of Academic Qualifications:

A levels in English Language, English Literature and Sociology all at grade A
BA English Language and Literature (2:1) from The University of Oxford
MSC Social Policy with Distinction from The London School of Economics and Political Science
MA in Research Methods (Social Policy) with Distinction from The University of Nottingham
I am currently undertaking a funded PhD in Education Policy at The University of Nottingham

As I have degrees and post graduate qualifications in English Language, English Literature and Social Science subjects and I am happy to teach these up to degree level.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is very much dependant on the student. I believe that different people are suited to different learning styles and therefore I always take the first couple of sessions to assess how a student likes to work and what their difficulties might be.

I like to set 'homework' tasks - even if they are very short - to encourage the student to develop the skills they are learning in their own time. I am happy to mark additional work and essays and to e-mail students with any advice or feedback that they may require whilst working on a particular assignment.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • 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.)
  • English
  • 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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Nick (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I graduated in 2012 from Oxford University with my undergraduate degree in Physiological Sciences. I achieved 2:1 after a distinction in my Preliminary exams. Away from work, I'm pretty sporty, competing at rowing, squash, cycling and rugby. ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated in 2012 from Oxford University with my undergraduate degree in Physiological Sciences. I achieved 2:1 after a distinction in my Preliminary exams. Away from work, I'm pretty sporty, competing at rowing, squash, cycling and rugby.

Teaching Experience:

I cannot claim to have many years of teaching experience - but that does mean that I am more familiar with the exam boards. I have tutored two tutees through uktutors.com: the 1st improved from an E to an A in 3 of the 4 units in A level Biology in just 4 weeks of tutoring and the 2nd from D to B in AS Maths!

I am more experienced in tutoring for sport. I coach rowing full-time in London and developing both athletes and other coaches within the team - so I am comfortable and competent in teaching environments. I use my own personal experiences from when I was a beginner to teach others.

Tutoring Approach:

Maximising marks in minimal time whatever your ability. The harder workers or clever students don't always get better marks. Strategy is the most important factor. Exam boards regulate exam papers to follow strict rules to such an extent that they can become predictable. If your strategy is right then the seemingly endless information in the sciences' syllabuses can be condensed to just a few A4 pages of understanding.

I believe in tailoring tutoring to the student because different people with different ambitions need different strategies to exceed them.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)


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Jan (Mr)
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Subjects: Computer Studies / I.T.  |  French  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a graduate of Oxford University in Engineering and Computing Science. I am fluent in French (as well as English and Polish). From an early age, I had a passion for maths and physics and at school, I imagined how I would envisage teaching those s ...
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Personal Description:
I am a graduate of Oxford University in Engineering and Computing Science. I am fluent in French (as well as English and Polish). From an early age, I had a passion for maths and physics and at school, I imagined how I would envisage teaching those subjects differently. I would often explain things in an alternative way to my friends to help their understanding.
Please note that I also teach engineering topics at university level, usually up to first or second year, depending on the topics.

Teaching Experience:

I have a variety of tutoring experience at both university and high school level (AS and A level). I like to begin teaching with a session to become acquainted with the tutee and their needs.

At Oxford, I studied under the tutorial system which usually meant one professor to one or two students and this taught me to express myself clearly. I often studied one-to-one with a coursemate where learning was achieved through exchanging knowledge by teaching each other.

Tutoring Approach:

I know that every person learns differently and I will be looking to tailor my tutoring style to every student's particular needs. For maths, engineering and physics, I will aim to first establish a thorough understanding of the basics concepts, which is fundamental to making progress in scientific subjects; this will be followed by lots of practice. For French, the key is to be comfortable with the language and I will aim to conduct lessons entirely in French as soon as possible.

Subjects
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • French
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (25 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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Charmaine (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have worked as a secondary school teacher for 10 years in Jamaica and over 5 years in the Uk. Presently I am working as an Administration Manager in a children day care in Smethwick. This I have been doing for over 5 years. I have always missed the ...
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Personal Description:
I have worked as a secondary school teacher for 10 years in Jamaica and over 5 years in the Uk. Presently I am working as an Administration Manager in a children day care in Smethwick. This I have been doing for over 5 years. I have always missed the contribution I can make to teaching.
Career Objective: A fully trained teacher from Jamaica with 15 years teaching experience, 10 of which is in Jamaica and 5 yrs in England. Presently I am working as an Administration Manager for a day nursery in Smethwick, West Midlands. One of my objectives is to go back into teaching, so that I can make a significant contribution to our children's education.

Teaching Experience:

Work Experience in England, Uk:

September 2004 - July 2007
Owner of Pa Excellence Educational Service private school providing evenings and weekends tuition in Numeracy, Literacy, GCSE, 11+ (service now discontinued)

September 2004 - July 2005
Sneyd Comprehensive College

January 2004 - July 2004
Cardinal Wiseman Catholic Technology College

September 2003 - December 2003
Moseley School A Language College

September 2002 - July 2003
Teacher of Mathematics at Washwood Heath Technology College in Birmingham, West Midlands, England

January 2002 - July 2002 (as cover staff)
Shelfield Sports and Language College
Shire Oak School A language College
Manor High School (Foundation)
Shireland Language College, Swanshurst Girls School

September 2001 - December 2001
Teacher of Mathematics at Wodensborough Technology College, West Midlands, England



Work Experience in Jamaica, West Indies

September 1997-July 2001
Teacher of Mathematics at Pembroke Hall Comprehensive School, Kingston, Jamaica, WI

September 1995 -July 1997
Teacher of Mathematics at Queens High School, Kingston, Jamaica, WI

September 1992 - July 1995
Teacher of Mathematics at Andrews High School for Girls, Kingston, Jamaica, WI

June 1992 - July 1992
Teacher of Mathematics at Calabar High School, Kingston. Jamaica, WI

September 1991- June 1992
Teacher of Mathematics at Mona Secondary School, Kingston, Jamaica, WI

Responsibilities as a Secondary school Teacher:
Plan and carry out lessons
Keep records of students grades
Set students targets either in a formal or informal setting. Eg parents evening or informal meeting with parent
Attended parents evening
Mark children in yr 11 course work
Have extra sessions for children who are behind in their coursework
Mark student's class work coursework, record their grades and plan based on weak and or strong areas identified
Ensure that students work to their full potential
Work closely with department heads and head of the years that I teach to monitor the student development in different areas

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is an investigative and supportive. ie their is a lot of logics or knowledge that I child sometimes laready have, by questioning sometimes these will come out. That way the child will remember the information fo a longer time as he/she contributed to the answer. She/he feels valued and a part of the teaching and learning process.
Each child I tutor is alway given a diagnostic test. From the test I would do a Individual Learning Plan. During tutoring as I identify weak areas I address them individually. I see education as a completed chain link, that is if a child is lacking in certain background knowledge, they will find it difficult to move forward effectively with their education. Unless these weak areas are address and their knowledge concretize they find it difficult to move on.
Parent's feedback is apart of this process and children must be praised throughout their learning, when neccessary and this needs to be done in context.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)


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Alexandra (Miss)
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Subjects: Portuguese  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a highly organised and proficient language tutor with a Master's degree in Portuguese Studies from the University of Lyon II in France. I possess over four years of experience as a language tutor in England. I teach French, Spanish and Portugues ...
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Personal Description:
I am a highly organised and proficient language tutor with a Master's degree in Portuguese Studies from the University of Lyon II in France. I possess over four years of experience as a language tutor in England. I teach French, Spanish and Portuguese to all age groups.

Teaching Experience:

Prior to teaching in England I have four years full time teaching experience at all levels in a secondary school in France and one year's teaching experience part-time in the University of Jean Monnet teaching adults. At the same time I was teaching part-time with two French language agencies. And doing translation work for the Saint-Etienne Court.

I passed my PTLLS with Peterborough College Of Adult Education which allowed me to develop my language, teaching and lesson planning skills. I was able to develop effective lesson plans while creating a fun learning environment.

Tutoring Approach:

I have been working as a private language tutor for students, travellers and corporate clients including the BBC and Standard Charter Bank. I regularly provide customised language programmes to British diplomats and civil servants. I conduct both one-to-one and group tutoring lessons focusing on reading, writing and speaking, with a particular emphasis on business vocabulary for my corporate clients. I also impart my knowledge of the culture and costumes of the country in my lessons.

Subjects
  • Portuguese
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (35 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (35 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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

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Ally (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: Currently a qualified Chemistry teacher responsible for educating young learners from S1 to S6. Experience teaching in 6 Scottish Schools delivering a range of certificated courses and 1 international school; in addition to observing learning and tea ...
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Personal Description:
Currently a qualified Chemistry teacher responsible for educating young learners from S1 to S6. Experience teaching in 6 Scottish Schools delivering a range of certificated courses and 1 international school; in addition to observing learning and teaching in 2 British Military schools in Germany and state education in Bad Oehnhausen, Germany. Have regularly tutored Chemistry for the past 3 years.

Teaching Experience:

Responsible for providing education from CfE Level 3 to Advanced Higher. Depth of tutoring experience from young learners looking to pass to high achievers wanting to excel. Broad range of teaching experiences and interactions with a variety of different learners.

Tutoring Approach:

As a tutor I always strive to get the best out of each of my tutees. I tutor in a structured manner using a variety of methods. I am always willing to adapt the way I tutor allowing me to get the most out of each child. I ensure that I keep a professional relationship at all times but always make certain that my tutees know that they can approach me with any queries they may have. I believe that I help to build a child's confidence in the subject and assure them that there is no silly question that they can ask. As I am currently preparing my own pupils for their exams I am very up to date with what is expected within the exams. I am able to use this experience to help benefit anyone I tutor as I have a vast range of resources readily available all of which will be offered as aids to anyone I tutor. I always have a huge variety of past paper questions and sample answers to help prepare the tutee for their examinations.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

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Stefano (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm a young professional working in Canary Wharf for Level39, European largest technology accelerator for start-ups. I hold an MSc in Theoretical Physics from King's College London and a BSc from Amsterdam University College, where I studied Phys ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a young professional working in Canary Wharf for Level39, European largest technology accelerator for start-ups.

I hold an MSc in Theoretical Physics from King's College London and a BSc from Amsterdam University College, where I studied Physics and Mathematics as core subjects, and Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology and Logic as a minor.

In the past, I used to be a professional waterpolo player and I'm now an active ultracycler and triathlete.

Due to my interdisciplinary background, I believe in pro-active learning and teaching.
My goal is to make students passionate about what they need to study and to educate them about the beauty and importance of learning and of curiosity, showing them the freedom that comes from unlocking and mastering a piece of knowledge.

To do so, I always try to guide my students so that they independently come to the solution of a problem with their own but guided reasoning.

Teaching Experience:

I have acquired tutor experience with students of an age between 10 and 14 years old. I taught them Mathematics and some of the first concepts of Physics.

Tutoring Approach:

Subjects like Mathematics and Physics require a deep level of understanding and intution. Contrarily to the popular view, intuition is something that can be taught and trained. Having this as frame of reference, I first try to guide students through the most fundamental concepts of the subject in consideration, giving them tools to think appropriately and experiment the idea, the logic behind it. I want students to understand what they are computing and why they are doing it that way; this is far more empowering and long-lasting than merely learning to compute something.

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.)
  • Physics
  • 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.)


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Dele (Ms)
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Subjects: Life Science  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I have over 20 years experience in the education sector. My previous roles as Programme Manager, GNVQ programme Coordinator, Exams officer (for KS3 (SATs) and KS4 internal assessment) and Baseline Data Coordinator (using ALIS, YELLIS and MIDYIS ); ...
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Personal Description:
I have over 20 years experience in the education sector.
My previous roles as Programme Manager, GNVQ programme Coordinator, Exams officer (for KS3 (SATs) and KS4 internal assessment) and Baseline Data Coordinator (using ALIS, YELLIS and MIDYIS ); have enabled me to acquire the experience, skills and knowledge of monitoring and managing learner progress and achievement and setting realistic achievable targets at learner and departmental levels.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of using a range of qualitative and quantitative data to inform and guide towards curriculum planning and for setting benchmark targets aimed at raising attainments at the; learner, departmental and institutional levels.
Having worked in various institutions within the education sector has been invaluable towards acquiring a comprehensive knowledge skills and experience of delivery and monitoring teaching & learning and progress & achievement of learners at KS3 to KS5.
I have taught the following subjects; Science KS3, Chemistry GCSE & A level, IB diploma Chemistry , Forensic Science & Physics GCSE.

Tutoring Approach:

I have an adaptable and flexible approach, able to fit and use varied learning approaches towards motivating and encouraging learner engagement and understanding.

Subjects
  • Life Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)


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Heidi (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hello, I live near the Cotswolds town of Tetbury with my husband and 3 children. I am an American and British citizen. I am patient, reliable, organised, adaptable, and approachable. ...
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Personal Description:
Hello, I live near the Cotswolds town of Tetbury with my husband and 3 children. I am an American and British citizen.

I am patient, reliable, organised, adaptable, and approachable.

Teaching Experience:

With over 7 years experience, I am a fully qualified ESOL (English as a second or other language) teacher - having gained high grade passes in both TETYL (Teaching English to Young Learners) and CELTA (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications. I also have a BA degree in Communication and a Diploma in the Children and Young People's Workforce. I am also DBS checked.

I have taught people of different nationalities and ages including French, Polish, Russian, Italian, Bulgarian and Argentinian ranging from 8 years old to over 40 years old.

Tutoring Approach:

I really enjoy teaching English as a second or foreign language and I believe in making the learning fun. I teach in the interest of the student and endeavour to develop the learning based around their interests and specific requirements. I use a variety of mediums such as; books, worksheets, internet, realia (real life objects), songs, videos, etc .

I offer private English Language lessons for all ages - both one-to-one and small groups. Lessons are taught at your preference - in your home, my home or can be arranged in a public place.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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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Diane (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I find teaching very interesting and exciting particularly because there is always something fresh to be added when opening up the world of the subject to a new person who inevitably has their own challenges as regards to their goals and current or p ...
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Personal Description:
I find teaching very interesting and exciting particularly because there is always something fresh to be added when opening up the world of the subject to a new person who inevitably has their own challenges as regards to their goals and current or past attainment. I like to see the connections between the language or literature being studied and the daily life of the student - to me this is the way to transmit the true importance of their studies to the student. I love to mix fun and creativity with more formal tests and drills, using variation in order that the learning does not stagnate.

After Scottish Highers and A Levels, I got into Cambridge and I graduated with a BA in English. Afterwards I did a Masters in Twentieth Century Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London before doing part of a PhD at Leeds University. Immediately folowing my academic studies I started working and volunteering in the charity sector, eventually helping to establish a new homelessness charity in Cambridge.I have been tutoring and teaching since I left university and now it is my career. I do believe tutoring is my vocation.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a tutor and teacher for about 7 years in total. My Masters specialism was in literature, and I have wealth of English literature and language teaching experience. I have worked with children from age 4 upwards and adults of all ages and ability levels. I have worked as a self-employed tutor and also in state-funded and private educational establishments.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor my approach to the individual depending on their learning style and their areas of interest. I spend time getting to know the student and developing a rapport before preparing lessons which make the learning material appealing to that individual. I like to set timelines, goals and homework so that students have a tangible sense of their progress and achievements. I work with a reward system where students set their own reward for results or outcomes they will work towards. I have experience of students achieving excellent results, but for me it is important that the student progresses and achieves what is appropriate to them and their long term goals

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Media / Communication Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Andrea (Miss)
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Subjects: English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: I'm an expat Canadian whose been living in the UK for nearly 5 years now. I've been in the teaching industry since 2008 when I graduated from teachers college, and have experience teaching children, teens, and adults in Canada, Britain, Korea, Thail ...
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Personal Description:
I'm an expat Canadian whose been living in the UK for nearly 5 years now. I've been in the teaching industry since 2008 when I graduated from teachers college, and have experience teaching children, teens, and adults in Canada, Britain, Korea, Thailand, and Spain. I've travelled to most places in Europe, Asia, and South East Asia, and am hoping to continue my travels soon. I'm also a yoga teacher and daily practitioner as yoga is definitely a passion of mine. I have ideas of taking more yoga teaching courses as well as holistic health courses in the future in order to add to my repertoire of teaching skills.

Teaching Experience:

I received my Bachelors of Education in Primary-Junior Education in 2008, and then had 2 years of substitute teaching experience in both Canada and the UK. Due to lack of jobs in both countries, I decided to teach for 2 years in Seoul, South Korea, which was a life-changing time as I learned a vast amount of not only teaching but also life skills. I then received my CELTA certificate in Thailand, which has since allowed me to teach English as a Foreign Language to adults. I've been teaching at a private language school in Southampton since 2012, with a brief stint in Valencia, Spain, where I taught children at a summer camp, as well as adults at a private language school. Throughout these years, I've tutored a variety of people, including children and adults.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to make my ESL teaching and materials as real as possible since the purpose of English (as a foreign language) education is to be used in the real world. I'm extremely active and creative, and I like for the students to be extremely involved in and accountable for the own education. I run a student-centred classroom where the teacher facilitates rather than dictates. I'm supportive and knowledgeable about the content, but always try to elicit answers from the students themselves. These qualities can of course be transferred to any teaching moment and to any subject, whether it be learning English grammar to use in the workforce, or be deciphering a text for an exam. I would rather give them tools and strategies to use on their own rather than just give them answers that only have value in that one moment.

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


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