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Tom (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  Drama  |  Italian  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an elite tutor with a Masters Degree in English Literature from the University of Cambridge. I specialise in English and Drama, and I also speak Italian to near fluency. I studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and I am now a full time theatre di ...
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Personal Description:
I am an elite tutor with a Masters Degree in English Literature from the University of Cambridge. I specialise in English and Drama, and I also speak Italian to near fluency. I studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and I am now a full time theatre director, working freelance. I have worked on shows in the West End, at the National Theatre and the Almeida Theatre among others.

I also have specialist experience of Oxbridge admissions and drama school applications.

My literature specialties are Shakespeare, American literature and all literature of the last thirty years.

Teaching Experience:

I have now been tutoring consistently for over seven years. Every one of my students has achieved the highest possible grade in the subjects in which I have tutored them.

Testimonies from previous students:

'We could never have done it without Tom'

'Tom was everything we could have asked for in a tutor. Helpful, reliable and seemed to gel immediately with our son'

'Tom was able to sort out many difficult areas in the syllabus.
Through the course of the lessons I gained the confidence and clarity needed for a very important exam.
I highly recommend Tom as he is a patient and kind teacher that I believe can provide help to any student struggling with drama.'

I worked as a volunteer teacher at an international school in Swaziland for three months, running drama classes and English classes. I also coached the school rugby team. In the drama classes I focused very much on basic dramatic skills through games and exercises, while the English classes were much more specific, focusing on Shakespeare texts and working in particular on Graham Swift's 'Waterland', which was a set text for the IB exam that year. I am currently affiliated with the National Youth Theatre as well as several drama schools; I work with educational projects in theatres and drama schools around London, working closely and extensively with students and young people.

Tutoring Approach:

When I tutor I like to be very open and conversational with the student. What is especially important is that the student comes away with the belief not that they have been dictated to, but that they have discovered things for themselves. I ask a lot of questions, guiding the student towards a conclusion rather than imposing it directly. This makes for a very interactive and exciting experience, an experience that contrasts perfectly with the proscriptive, curricular methods of traditional schoolteaching.

My approach also enables me to adapt to the needs of each individual student, and to have conversations both with them and with their parents. I recognise that each tutee has specific, unique needs, and I am totally prepared to adjust my style to such needs.

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (60 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (45 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (45 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (55 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (55 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (40 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (55 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (60 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)


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

Teaching Experience:

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

Tutoring Approach:

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

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

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

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George (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I specialise in teaching Physics and Mathematics. I began my career as a Physicist in Optoelectronics (Research & Development), and after that I moved into ICT systems engineering. I have a broad experience in industry spanning 30 years, dealing wi ...
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Personal Description:
I specialise in teaching Physics and Mathematics. I began my career as a Physicist in Optoelectronics (Research & Development), and after that I moved into ICT systems engineering. I have a broad experience in industry spanning 30 years, dealing with all manner of complex and commercial applications of science and technology. Alongside that I`ve been involved in the education/ training/ tutoring of people in industry and children at secondary school level. See below summary of career roles and achievements:

Physicist for General Electric Company, Optoelectronics R & D.
ICT Specialist Engineer/Consultant, for Siemens, KCOM, Others.
Analyst, mathematical modelling in Engineering & Finance.
Educator/trainer/tutor in science/technology for industry/private.
Speaker at many international conferences on the application of technology.
Published many research papers - achieved numerous patents.

Teaching Experience:

Experienced tutor - I enjoy educating people of all ages and have been providing a private tuition service for some time to children at secondary school level and also to adults who wish to extend their knowledge in those areas. See below summary of teaching experience:

Have been providing tutoring in Science (specialism in Physics) and Mathematics for many years.
Currently providing tutoring support services for an outstanding selective school.
Well experienced in the various exam boards, AQA, Edexcel, OCR (A & B).
Recent assessment for "Teacher Training Scholarship", conducted by the Institute of Physics for teaching Physics at secondary level - scholarship awarded (1 of only 100 in the UK for that year); had to demonstrate the necessary teacher qualities, including an excellent knowledge of Physics, and the ability to effectively communicate scientific concepts to a diverse group of people.
Some experience in the school classroom, teaching science at secondary level.
Track record (references available) of major improvement in student exam grade levels.
Helped many students achieve required grades for University entry.

Tutoring Approach:

My ultimate goal for any student is to make real and noticeable progress in their subject. Different students learn differently and it's important for me to identify their own unique learning style, not only to maximise their learning but to inspire and motivate them to learn. I endeavour to make learning both informative and enjoyable. See below a summary of my general approach:

Focus on any identified areas of weakness and build on strengths.
Adopt teaching method to suit student's learning style.
Facilitate learning; encourage students to use own ideas to solve problems.
Teach by principle enabling students to deal with all manner of complex problems.
To aid understanding some topics maybe covered on a wider level than the syllabus specifies.
Assess progress using exercise workbooks and other test assessments.
Prepare students for exams; going through past papers and exam techniques.
Homework is given and completion is expected by next lesson.

My broad career experience helps me to impart knowledge in a more enthusiastic, clearer, convincing, and mature way, with the ability to better relate scientific/mathematical concepts to everyday life and to the commercial world.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • GCSE or Standards (50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (50 p.h.)

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Rossella (Dr)
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Subjects: English  |  PE / Sport Science  |  Italian  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native of Italy who has lived in the UK for 22 years and has well adapted to the British system of education, still bringing in some of the flavour of her own mother country in connection with love and curiosity for languages, cultures, and co ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native of Italy who has lived in the UK for 22 years and has well adapted to the British system of education, still bringing in some of the flavour of her own mother country in connection with love and curiosity for languages, cultures, and contacts with people and their cultures through the activity of teaching.

Teaching Experience:

I have been in the field of teaching languages (Italian being my special subject) for 21 years and have taught for all these years at all levels: children, GCSE, Highers level, University level, and adult classes both vocational and leasure/tourist.
My qualifications include a ESOL-Celta (Univ. of Cambridge) in teaching English as a Foreign Language to children and adults; a degree in English language and literature, as well as French language and literature; a PhD in Italian Studies. I have had mostly experience of teaching at University level in both language and culture (literature and cinema) in the last 10 years where my teaching ranges from beginners through to advanced level of Italian Language; and all levels of culture tutoring; translation studies.

Tutoring Approach:

Approach to tutoring varies from objective to objective.
Language in my opinion should be taught in a full immersion style, especially when it is targeting groups of people who are doing it for either vocational or personal reasons.
Tutoring of subjects such as languages with an objective such as GCSE or Highers or indeed University exams must take into account the syllabus that students must complete in order to reach their target: i.e. pass exams and, at the same time, learn in an effective though 'unforgettable' way. The majority of classes must be delivered in the target language, however in order to meet timing of syllabus coverage and exams some of the concept must be strengthened in the student's language.
In an ideal world, where no exams or timed targets exist, then tutoring of a language should happen 100% in the target language.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (23 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (23 p.h.)
  • PE / Sport Science
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Italian
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (22 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (23 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (23 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (23 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (23 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (22 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (22 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (23 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (22 p.h.)

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Agathe (Ms)
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Subjects: Latin  |  Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a French student. I graduated in Political Science in 2010 and I am currently a first year PhD student in cultural policies at the University of Glasgow. My thesis will deal with French cultural diplomacy since the end of World War II. On a mor ...
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Personal Description:
I am a French student. I graduated in Political Science in 2010 and I am currently a first year PhD student in cultural policies at the University of Glasgow. My thesis will deal with French cultural diplomacy since the end of World War II.
On a more personnal level, I am interested in art in general: I especially love Literature and cinema and I am a fanatic of musical theatre, even though I cannot sing a note!
My other hobbies are writing and traveling.

Teaching Experience:

I was a tutor in my hometown of Lyon (France) last school year and I taught a wide range of subjects such as French, English, History or Maths to students aged 11 to 15.

Tutoring Approach:

My previous experience of private tutoring made me develop my pedagogical skills, which I had never really had to use before. As I was new to tutoring I was a bit anxious at first but it turned out easier than I expected and my students didn't seem traumatized by me either. I am friendly but focused on work and methodology.

Since this is private tuition, I always try my best to adapt to my pupil's needs and personnality in order to offer him or her the best possible service. I constantly make the effort to acknowledge the fact that what seems obvious to me is not necesarily so for others and I always encourage my students to ask questions whenever they don't understand something. I'd rather explain one point several times than leaving it uncleared. As often as I can, I also tell students not to fear to make mistakes since it part of the learning process, and what makes teachers useful. In addition to academic knowledge as such, helping students to grow self confident in the subject(s) I teach is one of my priorities.

Besides, I pay much attention to communication with parents, since it seems important to me to hear what they have to say about their child and exactly what they expect form me.

Subjects
  • Latin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (17.5 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (19 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20.75 p.h.)
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (17.5 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (19 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20.75 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (24 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (24 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (17.5 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (19 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20.75 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (24 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (24 p.h.)

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Vicki (Ms)
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Subjects: Maths  |  Sociology  |  Study Skills  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am an experienced teacher, with subject specialisms in both Literacy & Numeracy. I have over 12 years experience of working in educational settings from Secondary to Higher Education. I have a PGCE teaching qualification with Qualified Teaching & L ...
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Personal Description:
I am an experienced teacher, with subject specialisms in both Literacy & Numeracy. I have over 12 years experience of working in educational settings from Secondary to Higher Education. I have a PGCE teaching qualification with Qualified Teaching & Learning Status, a BA Hons degree in Social Science and a Master's degree in Multimedia & E-learning. I am a strong advocate of Lifelong Learning with a commitment to delivering high standards of teaching.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 12 years experience of teaching Literacy/English, Study Skills including research skills & academic writing skills for undergraduates and access students; Reading and Writing Skills for all ages and levels of ability, GCSE & Functional Maths and Sociology for both GCSE & A'Level. I have taught at a variety of educational establishments including York College & York St John University, as well as private training companies and individual tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

I have a calm, patient and friendly approach to teaching and believe in the importance of individual learning styles and approaches. I am able to apply an adaptable approach to teaching, which enables learners to remain motivated whilst working towards success in their goals.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Shadi (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: My name is Shadi, I am French native speaker and I live in West London (Barons Court) for 6 years now. My colleagues say I am a very communicative person, hard worker and perfectionist. I have a cosmopolitan culture which helps me to be open-minded ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Shadi, I am French native speaker and I live in West London (Barons Court) for 6 years now.
My colleagues say I am a very communicative person, hard worker and perfectionist. I have a cosmopolitan culture which helps me to be open-minded and very approachable by my students. I have worked as a Marketing Manager for over 10 years in Paris but my deep passion has always been teaching languages. I have realised my dream relocating to London.

In addition to French I am like native speaker and teacher in Italian language and culture.

Moreover I am well organised, punctual reliable and specially enthusiastic with a fun and approachable teaching manner with my students.

Teaching Experience:

I have started to teach to adults in private and corporate trainings for over4 years for big companies in the City of London (both Italian and French). Some of my group adult students switched to private lessons and I still teach them all the ways to improve not only their language level but also their knowledge of the culture and the country of the language they learn.

I am able to teach French and Italian at all levels.

Tutoring Approach:

I have had the opportunity to teach in London in corporate trainings to adults at a very demanding level.
Feedbacks has demonstrated that I was not only adaptable, but also good listener and approachable. This is how I believe teaching has to focus on.

There are no secrets, enjoy what you do and you will learn it faster is my credo

Subjects
  • Italian
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • French
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)


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Laetitia (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a french native speaker, teaching french. I am a very enthousiastic person who love contact with people and I enjoy teaching my language to others. I also speak Spanish. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a french native speaker, teaching french. I am a very enthousiastic person who love contact with people and I enjoy teaching my language to others. I also speak Spanish.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching for 9 years in an independent school and I have also been an examiner for GCSe for 5 years. As well as teaching my class, I do my lessons via video conferencing with 3 other schools and the work is as good as being in a classroom. Skype is a fun and easy way to learn.

Tutoring Approach:

very nice and smooth with lots of speaking and reading. Can also work on the listening and writting taking into consideration the abilities and difficulties of student

Subjects
  • Spanish
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • 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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Gian Luca (Mr)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Ciao! Learning Italian is fun! No matter what your motivation-a friend, a cultural exchange in a land steeped in history and culture or studying other topics such as Business, Literature, Law, Art History or Cookery-I can help you to discover ...
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Personal Description:
Ciao!

Learning Italian is fun!

No matter what your motivation-a friend, a cultural exchange in a land steeped in history and culture or studying other topics such as Business, Literature, Law, Art History or Cookery-I can help you to discover this beautiful language when learning Italian with a mother tongue.
As a qualified CLTA teacher and native Italian speaker, I use a range of interactive and inductive teaching methods to make learning Italian both fun and productive experience.

I teach Italian Language at all levels, intensive courses, exam preparation, small groups and one-to-one in London area on week-day morning, lunch times, afternoons, evenings, and week-ends.

Don't hesitate to contact me for more info!

Teaching Experience:

I am a CLTA Certified Teacher of Italian Language with several years of experience in sales, product presentation, legal, training/teaching and account management in the financial services sector, matured in the main business city hubs across Europe.

I teach Italian Language at all levels, small groups, intensive courses and one-to-one in Greater London area. I organise courses and workshops for both general and commercial/business/legal purposes.

Tutoring Approach:

I am specialised in Italian Language in General and Business/Financial/Legal areas; I have several years of experience in training, teaching, sales, product presentation, legal, and account management in the financial services sector, matured in the main business city hubs across Europe.
All my skills are successfully transferred to teaching Italian language which is my mother tongue. As a professional, I am attentive to detail and listening to audience. A timely delivery of solid high quality service continues to be my key aim in teaching Italian language using the latest linguistic approach methods.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (28 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (28 p.h.)

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Carol (Mrs)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Maths  |  Life Science  |  Geography  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello. My name is Carol and I'm a transplanted American. I've lived in the UK for over 10 years and I absolutely love it. My daughter Grace lives in Edinburgh with her husband and wee baby boy. And my son Elijah is 24 and lives here in London, study ...
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Personal Description:
Hello. My name is Carol and I'm a transplanted American. I've lived in the UK for over 10 years and I absolutely love it. My daughter Grace lives in Edinburgh with her husband and wee baby boy. And my son Elijah is 24 and lives here in London, studying fashion at Royal College of Art.

I love to cook and entertain friends. I go to the cinema a lot with my son or with friends and I try to get to the theatre at least four or five times a year. I cycle everywhere, and making things look homely and inviting brings me great joy. I read a great variety of things and watch fascinating documentaries. And if I could, I'd travel the world continuously to soak in all the amazing cultures and languages and traditions of the world.

I currently tutor English to students from a variety of countries and language backgrounds.

Teaching Experience:

I homeschooled both my children for fourteen years total. If success is measured by the outcome, my children are proof of my tutoring ability. Grace went on to graduate from University of Edinburgh with a 4 year degree in English Literature and History. Elijah graduated from Northampton University with a First in Fashion Design and is now a graduate student at Royal College of Arts. I tutored every subject to them, and also taught group tutoring sessions in Geography, Earth Science and History.
When my children went on higher education, I retrained as a TESOL teacher, the highest level to teach English as a Foreign Language. I've worked in English schools here in London and taught to the FCE exam as well as privately tutoring English to businessmen and woman from around the world.
I've been teaching now for 22 years, mostly tutoring one-on-one.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that everyone has the capacity to learn anything if it's taught to their learning style and consciousness. None of us sees things the same way....and none of us can absorb things by the same method as another person. It's crucial to understand a person's 'grid', or the way they learn. That only comes from observed feedback: that's when someone who is learning something new digests it and then gives it back in some way (an essay, a written assignment, or a verbal recounting) to show understanding. I call that 'the lightbulb moment'.

I also think that being relaxed and having fun while learning is so important. Good humour is a key to learning. When we are enjoying the company and the environment, our sensors are up and our receptors are open! It's a refreshing and invigorating experience, not a draining one.

The relationship between the tutor and student needs to be safe. It should feel like a safe place to make mistakes or to say, 'I don't understand.' Or to feel very, very excited about understanding something for the first time without being made to feel like 'it's about time.'

I believe in academic success, measured by passing tests, but not limited by them.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)

  • Life Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)

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


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Floribeth (Mrs)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
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) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)

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Yiannis (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a second year Biochemistry student at Queen Mary University. My hours are very flexible and I am committed and reliable. I love tutoring, and understand the importance of trust between the parents and student, and the tutor. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a second year Biochemistry student at Queen Mary University. My hours are very flexible and I am committed and reliable. I love tutoring, and understand the importance of trust between the parents and student, and the tutor.

Teaching Experience:

I have 2 years of tutoring experience, teaching students between the ages of 10 and 16. I have taught students taking GCSEs, internal exams, year 6 SATs, and Secondary school entrance exams.

Tutoring Approach:

Every student benefits from a different learning experience. I aim to highlight and work on the weaker topics and the work that the student is struggling with. I always aim to give constructive feedback to both parents and students as it makes the sessions a lot more valuable. I am always contactable by phone if the student has a question they're stuck on etc.

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

  • Biology
  • 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.)


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James (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Physics  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am 33 years old and married. I am a Science teacher at a well known state school in Hackney. ...
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Personal Description:
I am 33 years old and married. I am a Science teacher at a well known state school in Hackney.

Teaching Experience:

I started teaching whilst living in Asia. I taught English for over 5 years and predominantly through tutoring. I then began teaching I.B Biology at British International school in Shanghai for two years. I have now been teaching in the UK for 4 years and have taught OCR, AQA and Edexcel GCSE science as well as OCR AS/A2 Biology.

Tutoring Approach:

I consider myself to be extremely friendly and personable and think its very important to make sessions fun and enjoyable whilst really pushing students to achieve above and beyond their expected grades. Developing a strong bond with the students so that they are comfortable is extremely important to me. However, I also feel that students must be able to feel that they are making progress at school. As such I like to make sure that I am teaching on top of what they are learning at school. I proactively teach materials before they are taught at school so they are more able to engage and excel in the classroom. I also like to help prep students for exams by going over past papers together and building exam techniques/strategies. I like to show presentations through my computer and work though activity sheets and past papers.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (40 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (50 p.h.)


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Mark (Mr)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Business Related  |  English  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am 54 years old and I have been a self employed tutor for over five years. I live in Nelson and always travel to the homes of my students. I have taught students from 8 years of age to adults and all ages in between. I love tutoring my students, ...
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I am 54 years old and I have been a self employed tutor for over five years. I live in Nelson and always travel to the homes of my students. I have taught students from 8 years of age to adults and all ages in between. I love tutoring my students, because it is teaching in its purest sense without all the pressures of teaching in school.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching since 1989. I have taught in local secondary schools, including more than 10 years in a school in Burnley. I have worked in primary schools on a supply basis. I have a great deal of experience in teaching pupils and students with educational issues, pupils with statements of SEN, both behavioural and educational. I have a proven record of boosting grades at both GCSE and Key Stage 2 SATS. More recently I have tutored and mentored pupils studying for their 11 plus exams particularly for Clitheroe Grammar School.

Tutoring Approach:

When tutoring my students, it is crucial to establish a relationship with not only the student but the rest of the family. This helps establish a relaxed, and workmanlike atmosphere quickly so that progress can be made quickly. I spend the first few lessons establishing specific areas that need attention within the subject/s I am teaching. I am very well resourced with both text books and worksheets specifically designed for each student. I am well prepared for the new GCSE Maths syllabus and provide text books for pupils taking the 11+. I set homework by negotiation, and try to mark it before the next lesson, distance and time constraints allowing. Where possible I try to liaise with my student's teachers in school, but this can prove difficult.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • Business Related
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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Jamie (Mr)
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Subjects: Economics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Hello! If you're looking for intensive revision before an important exam, or long-term assistance throughout the academic year, then look no further. I graduated with first class honours in 2014 having studied Business Economics for 3 years at Nottin ...
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Personal Description:
Hello! If you're looking for intensive revision before an important exam, or long-term assistance throughout the academic year, then look no further. I graduated with first class honours in 2014 having studied Business Economics for 3 years at Nottingham Trent University. Since leaving University I have pursued a career in financial services, which has given me the perfect opportunity to apply many of the skills I developed throughout education to real-world situations. I have had a keen interest in maths and statistics since a young age, demonstrating my ability by achieving an A at GCSE in Maths and an A in Statistics. This was a contributing factor towards my study of economics given how the two subjects interlink, achieving a B at Economics at A level. All of these skills were brought together at University, with my degree heavily reliant on the use of statistics as well as algebra and other important maths concepts. I am keen to help you/your child achieve their maths goals, and I hope that I can use my use of maths in my every day work to show how important maths and economics skills are both academically and for the real world.

Teaching Experience:

Throughout my time at school, sixth form and university I was always keen to teach peers both as part of large groups in class and on an individual basis, something I enjoyed because it helped me to develop my own skills and also because of the reward of seeing someone else do well as a result of my help. This has included me teaching a fellow GCSE student at the time of my own studying, as well as more recently helping a colleague with her entrance exams for her PGCE teaching exams. I also completed a week of work experience at my local primary school, which was an opportunity for me to develop my coaching skills in the best environment.

Tutoring Approach:

Having personally varied my own learning techniques throughout education dependent on the subject and the learning environment, I understand that every individual learns in a different way; I will use the early stages of tutoring to gauge the needs and learning styles of the tutee, and alter my teaching to these needs. Whilst I am keen believer that each individual has their own learning style, I also believe it is important that everyone tries new styles to work out which is most effective for them. Personally I like the use of extensive notes when first learning to understand a concept or theory, and then more concise notes that can I can use to prompt myself later on. Finally, I think that encouraging someone to regularly sit previous exam papers can develop the skills in a more applied environment whilst also helping a student to be more relaxed when it comes to the real exam situation.

Subjects
  • Economics
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (12.5 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (13.5 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)



Andy (Mr)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I'm 17 years old and am a current student of the Sixth Form at St Bartholomew's School. The four subjects I'm currently taking are Maths, German, History and Politics. In my AS levels I received an A in all three subjects I took, including in Maths. ...
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Personal Description:
I'm 17 years old and am a current student of the Sixth Form at St Bartholomew's School. The four subjects I'm currently taking are Maths, German, History and Politics. In my AS levels I received an A in all three subjects I took, including in Maths. I am a big sports fan and am known to often watch football games at Hungerford Town and Reading. I can also be found at most Wales international home matches. I have experience in volunteering as a befriender for the Alzheimer's Society.

Teaching Experience:

I have a Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leadership, a course which I undertook alongside GCSEs, where I coached children in Years 3-6 to play sports. At school, I was a year long mentor for new Year 7s as a Year 9.

Tutoring Approach:

Patience is key. Children and young teenagers, who may find maths difficult, can easily become frustrated. It's up to a tutor to let the child overcome their frustration by enabling them to solve complex problems and to make maths interesting. It's often challenging for children to use up their spare time for extra tutoring, so tutoring must be enjoyable and enlightening in equal measure.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)

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Jamie (Mr)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Politics  |  History  |  Geography  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a 30 year old History and Politics graduate, with ten GCSE's and three A Levels. I am passionate about education and very keen to help students improve and reach their potential. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a 30 year old History and Politics graduate, with ten GCSE's and three A Levels.
I am passionate about education and very keen to help students improve and reach their potential.

Teaching Experience:

I have acquired a lot of experience in schools and tutored both small groups and one to one.

I have also tutored privately, for eighteen months. All of the students that I have tutored thus far, have achieved or exceeded their targets.

Tutoring Approach:

My effective approach to tuition has been complimented, by experienced teachers who have observed my sessions. I am happy to adapt to the needs of individual students and work at an appropriate pace. I will tutor primary aged children one to one or in groups of two or three and older students one to one.
I firmly believe that everyone can succeed, with the necessary help and I strive to ensure that all of my students do just that.

Subjects
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Politics
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)

  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (28 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (30 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (23 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

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Sharleen (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I graduated from the University of Manchester and currently working in the UK. As a native speaker, I would like to help with your mandarin studying. I have no problem with children, extensive travel, study and residence experience in the UK and Euro ...
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Personal Description:
I graduated from the University of Manchester and currently working in the UK. As a native speaker, I would like to help with your mandarin studying. I have no problem with children, extensive travel, study and residence experience in the UK and Europe, we could have a great talk and learn from each other.

Teaching Experience:

I don't have professional teaching experience before, but I have been doing language exchange with many friends or a while, I taught Mandarin for my friends who are from USA, UK and Germany etc, provided sources for their Mandarin studying, and we also do culture exchange. I am good at developing different language learning tools for different people.

Tutoring Approach:

Online (such as Skype)
Face to face (depends)

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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