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Edward (Mr)
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Subjects: Drama  |  English  |  Greek  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: Hi! My name's Ed. I read Classics at Cambridge before going on to train at the Bristol Old Vic. I'm now working as a professional actor in London. I tutor in English, and all areas of Latin and Ancient Greek. If it's of interest, I particularly ...
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Personal Description:
Hi! My name's Ed. I read Classics at Cambridge before going on to train at the Bristol Old Vic. I'm now working as a professional actor in London.

I tutor in English, and all areas of Latin and Ancient Greek. If it's of interest, I particularly specialized in my finals papers on Homer, Virgil, Horace, and the evolution of tragedy.

Though I read Classics, a large chunk of my finals actually ended up being part of the English course - specifically tracing the origins of tragedy through to the present day. As an actor, too, I'm continually having to familiarize myself with new areas of literature, be it poetry, drama, or prose, with the advantage, I hope, of an extremely practical approach.

Teaching Experience:

Overall, I've found it best to keep a balance between tutoring English and Classics. I like to be teaching a range of things.

When moving to Bristol I was lucky enough to be offered a part-time teaching post with the Classics department at Clifton College. Over the two years I primarily taught A level language work in Greek and Latin, as well as coaching their prospective candidates for Oxford and Cambridge.

I've also done a lot of free-lancing in all sorts of areas for both English and Classics, tutoring Oxbridge applicants as well as students at both school and university level.

The work I've done with my tutees has varied widely. In Latin and Greek, I've assisted some specifically in translating set texts both at school and university level (I'm now very familiar with the OCR Latin syllabus); I've introduced others, who wished to explore beyond their prescribed syllabus, to new areas of literature; and with others I've worked on more wide-ranging ways to deepen literary analysis or approach translation.

I should probably add that my language work with school students has almost exclusively involved tackling the inadequacies of the confounded Cambridge Latin Course! This seems to be taught in virtually every school but seemingly never elects to teach grammar, which I find utterly bizarre. If you're a victim of this clueless course I'm more than happy to help!

In terms of English tuition, I've been fortunate enough to have a similarly broad range of tutees, at GCSE, A level, and university standard, though a high proportion have been Oxbridge candidates.

Some references from previous tutees below:

Naomi, A Level Latin and Greek (2013)

Ed,

Sorry it's so early but I just thought I'd let you know I got my Cambridge grades! Thank you so much for everything once again!

Neirin, Latin GCSE (2013)

Hello Ed. We are so delighted with Neirin's results, absolutely fabulous. And who would have thought - an A star in Latin! Thank you for all your effort and encouragement. He couldn't have done it without you. Enjoy the rest of the summer and good luck with the writing.

Katie, Oxbridge Ancient Greek (2013)

Ed's work with Katie has been completely outstanding. I think we were asking for something quite demanding, a combination of literature and language, with inspiration to boot, and he delivered it superbly. Katie was super-enthused by his approach. I think they both thoroughly enjoyed the classes (indeed from the sound of it I would have enjoyed them myself!) Ed has a combination of intellect, passion and (as far as I can judge) a real feel for the texts!

Zac, Scholarship Latin (2014)

Ed has been tutoring our 11 year old for Latin scholarship papers. In 5 sessions he has taken him to a new level and has totally inspired him! We can't recommend him highly enough!...

ADELAIS, APPLIED TO READ ENGLISH AT OXFORD

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Adelais
Date: 21 December 2010 15:11
Subject:
To: Ed <>


Hi Ed,

I got in! Unconditional offer from St John's, Oxford! Thank you for all your help; it was invaluable! And please thank Joan again for me.

Happy Xmas and all the best,

Adelais

EMILY, LATIN GCSE AND AS

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Louise
Date: 23 August 2011 12:15
Subject: Latin
To: Edward <>


To Ed,

Thank you so much for all your help and support over this past year it has been amazing and such a help to me. In my AS Latin I did get an A in the end which I am very pleased with but now I obviously have to work a little bit harder for my A2, once again thank you so much for your help and I hope you have an amazing time in London.

Thank you so much,

Emily


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Louise
Date: 24 August 2010 20:08
Subject: RE: GCSE Results
To: Edward <>


Hey Ed,

Only Emily here to tell you that apparently all the force-fed grammar worked because I got an A* in Latin J
Thank you very much for your help, it really was useful to me.
I go back to school on September 8th, so perhaps we can set up a regular session shortly after that please?

Byee

Em

JOANNA, ENGLISH IGCSE (via Facebook)

18 August

Hey Ed!

You probably don't remember me, but you tutored me for English IGCSE a year ago! We did Journey's End

Anyway I just found out my result, and i got A* for both English Language and Literature, and whats more is I got 100% for both of them! So that was really amazing! I was so surprised!

Thank you so much for teaching me!

Joanna

SOPHIE, LATIN A2

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Sophie
Date: 23 August 2010 21:48
Subject: Re: A Levels
To: Edward <>


Hiya Ed,

Thanks for the email ... got an A* in Philosophy and A's in Latin and English.

Thank you very much for all your help, couldn't have got the A without your tutoring.

Hope all goes well for you at theatre school and you're enjoying the summer.

Best wishes,

Sophie.


You're also welcome to get in touch with the Head of Classics at Clifton College, Mr Huntington, who employed me at the school between 2009 and 2011.

Tutoring Approach:

I think it's impossible to pin down a sure-fire method of effective tutoring for any given person. People are different, and different methods work with different people.

That said, I am a firm believer that you cannot simply speak at someone. Learning has to be an active process, and I think there has to be involvement from both sides for things to sink in. In this light, I do try to make things enjoyable, and also to limit shortcuts; I'm of the view that it's far better to invest the time in getting firmly to grips with a subject, be it an instance of grammar or literary concept. In the long run that is a shortcut in itself.

Subjects
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  • Greek
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  • Latin
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Ruth (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a secondary maths teacher and also work as a Dispensing Optician during the holidays. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a secondary maths teacher and also work as a Dispensing Optician during the holidays.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified secondary maths teacher and have 5 years of one to one tutoring experience at all levels.

Tutoring Approach:

Everyone learns at different speeds and in different ways and it is very important to tailor tutoring to match each student's individual requirements.

Subjects
  • Maths
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Edna (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  Entrance Exams  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Citizenship  |  Portuguese  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an enthusiastic, self-motivated Teaching Professional, with significant experience as Translator/Interpreter, European Project Manager and Public Relations. ...
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Personal Description:
I am an enthusiastic, self-motivated Teaching Professional, with significant experience as Translator/Interpreter, European Project Manager and Public Relations.

Teaching Experience:

I have more than 25 years of language teaching in diverse environments - secondary schools, vocational schools and as a private teacher - and I consider myself very successful in motivating students and coping with their individual needs and expectations of communicating efficiently in a foreign/second language.

I have also been a tutor for all levels of language learning, including degree level and adults, interested in improving their language skills for business, travelling, cultural or family purposes.

Tutoring Approach:

I encourage students to enjoy and collaborate in their learning. I also have extensive experience working with adult learners, preparing them to exams or to their business and travel goals, as well as communicating inside the family.

My aim is to provide good quality teaching in a homely atmosphere.

I tend to focus in improving spoken fluency and listening skills of my students. Grammar is also a part of my tuition as part of the conversation skills and explained in context. Culture is also very important in each lesson.

I always ensure adequate differentiation in my teaching, taking into consideration the individual learning needs and learning styles of my students. This results of good communication between both parties and learner assessment throughout the course.

Fundamental to my approach is the enthusiasm for the subjects I teach. I sincerely enjoy teaching and supporting the students in improving their skills.

I can ensure fast and excellent results.

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  • English
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  • Entrance Exams
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  • English (Foreign Language)
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  • Citizenship
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  • Portuguese
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  • French
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Marco (Mr)
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Subjects: Drama  |  Physics  |  Italian  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am an Italian engineer who lives in London. I am currently working as an actor which is my passion but I want to make proper use of my solid background in engineering and my experience as a student in many different institutions around Europe by gi ...
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Personal Description:
I am an Italian engineer who lives in London. I am currently working as an actor which is my passion but I want to make proper use of my solid background in engineering and my experience as a student in many different institutions around Europe by giving private tutorials to students. I am a very determined and ambitious person and I believe that many things can be achieved with strong will and the right tactics. As you can see from my CV which follows, I successfully studied in Iceland, Norway and England. I studied and worked with people from all over the world and with the most different cultural backgrounds. I myself am very interested and respectful of cultural differences and I am an expert traveller: I travelled extensively through Europe, Africa, India and Japan. What's more I have a degree in acting (2.1) from a very well reputed English academy in Birmingham (Birmingham School of Acting). I can speak English fluently and I have got a very good grasp of the language (in drama school we studied pronunciation for 3 years) and a very rich and flexible vocabulary. I enjoy staying with people and I like challenges. I take my responsibilities very seriously and I aspire to create a healthy working environment where the prime goal is the students' benefit.

EDUCATION

September 2008 - May 2011 Birmingham, United Kingdom.
BA (Hons) Acting, Birmingham School of Acting.
Awarded the Sir John Gielgud Bursary 2010.

since February 10, 2010 Bologna, Italy.
Member of the Guild of Engineers of Bologna,
as Chartered Engineer, certified by the University of Bologna (December 15, 2008).

2000 - December 21, 2007 Bologna, Italy.
MS in Environmental Engineering (mining field), University of Bologna.
MS Thesis: "Experimental Study on Friction between Saline Ice and Steel" - UNIS, Norway.
Final grade: 100/100.

Spring - Fall 2007 Longyearbyen, Norway.
University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), department of Arctic Technology.
- Arctic Offshore Engineering (graduate course AT-327).
- Thermo-Mechanics of Ice and Snow, and Loads on Structures (graduate course AT-323).

2003 - 2004 Reykjavk, Iceland.
University of Iceland, Geotechnical department. Erasmus exchange program.

PUBLICATIONS

Nanetti, M., Marchenko, A., Hyland, K. V., 2008. Experimental study on friction between saline ice and steel.
Proc. 19th IAHR Symposium on ice, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Vol. 2.

Teaching Experience:

- Since I`ve been in London I have taught Italian to an English couple who have travelled to Italy many times, are really fond of the culture but have never got down to learning the language. I`ve also taught a Japanese woman who lives in the City and has working relationships with Italy. References available on request.

Moreover, I have tutored a 17 year old student form East Dulwich to prepare for and successfully pass his A-Level Maths exams. Reference available on request.

- In 2008 I worked as a teaching assistant in a kindergarten in Reykjavk for 8 months. This kindergarten had a special program of integration between kids with special needs (especially hearing impaired ones) and kids with no special requirements, which showed to be very successful. Besides assisting the teachers in taking care of the children daily, I was responsible of having a short weekly session to introduce children to English as a foreign language through playing and singing, which turned out to be very appreciated and great fun.

February - September 2008 Reykjavk, Iceland.
Teaching Assistant at the kindergarten "Slborg".

- During my years at university I continuously gave private tutorials of Maths and Physics to students of all ages from primary school to university level.

September 2000 - Fall 2007 Bologna, Italy.
Tutor of Maths, Physics and English to students from elementary school, high school and university.

Tutoring Approach:

Teaching is, without any doubt, one of the most important jobs ever. This might sound a cliche but it is what I really think. With almost 30 years spent as a student to gain two university degrees, I have encountered teachers form all over the world and experienced the most different teaching methods. A teacher can make the difference in a persons life, in a good or in a bad way. A good teacher can be a source of inspiration and can make you love a subject that you would have never imagined you could like otherwise. When teaching the student's benefit is the prime goal, this means that the teacher has to be able to understand what the student needs to access a specific subject, understand it, retain the information and be able to reuse it proactively whenever it is required of him. Since, as a private tutor, I work one on one with a student, I aim at creating a healthy and effective relation where the student feels comfortable to express what he/she doesn't understand and he/she can develop a positive attitude towards learning the subject under examination. Every student is unique, therefore the method used for each student is different. I plan to have a first session where I can assess what it is required of me and whether I am able to constructively interact with the student and then build a teaching program from that. I will commit to plan every session at home and come prepared to teach what is needed and I will expect that the student commits to doing his/her best to do his/her reading and homework.

Subjects
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  • Physics
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  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£25 p.h.)

  • Italian
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  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)
  • Maths
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  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
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Jun (Dr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have a PhD degree in maths and has been teaching maths and Chinese language for over 10 years. My students include children and adults. The pass rate of my students so far is 100%. I rather inspire them than give them the solutions directly. I teac ...
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I have a PhD degree in maths and has been teaching maths and Chinese language for over 10 years. My students include children and adults. The pass rate of my students so far is 100%. I rather inspire them than give them the solutions directly. I teach them not only to pass the exams, but also understand the beauty of maths.

Teaching Experience:

12 years teaching experiences in maths and Chinese language. My own unique method is efficient and reliable.

Tutoring Approach:

Our purpose is to help the tutees learn maths and Chinese language efficiently and we make learning fun.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£50 p.h.)
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  • Adult/Casual learner (£50 p.h.)
  • Maths
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  • 11+ (secondary) (£50 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£50 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£50 p.h.)
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Irene (Miss)
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Subjects: Art  |  French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: Lived and studied in Madrid (Spain) in international schools until the end of high school. In 2010 I moved to a 6th form school near London. I am currently undertaking a Modern Languages degree in the University of Exeter. Spanish - Native spe ...
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Personal Description:
Lived and studied in Madrid (Spain) in international schools until the end of high school.
In 2010 I moved to a 6th form school near London.
I am currently undertaking a Modern Languages degree in the University of Exeter.

Spanish - Native speaker.

French - B1 level and currently studying French as a degree in the University of Exeter.

Japanese - Basic Level

Teaching Experience:

French speaking tutoring to students preparing for their GCSE's in my old school.

Tutoring Approach:

Available to go to student's homes to tutor, weekend availability, and very flexible during the weekday.

Teach student useful material followed by some exercises to be done for next lesson to fully stabilise new concepts.

Spanish lessons would be provided in the language taught unless student is not as advanced.

For more advanced students, French and Spanish lessons would end with a conversation between me and the student to put in practice the language and the learned skills.

Subjects
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£10 p.h.)
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  • French
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  • Spanish
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Rosy (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an English teacher in York specialising in GCSE. I believe in going back to basics with my students and making sure the foundations are solid, with punctuation and spelling but I also make sure my lessons are fun, with IT, which makes the drie ...
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I am an English teacher in York specialising in GCSE. I believe in going back to basics with my students and making sure the foundations are solid, with punctuation and spelling but I also make sure my lessons are fun, with IT, which makes the driest of subjects engaging. I am a good listener, kind and patient but I am also rigorous and I always get the best results. My students like me and so they do well. I look forward to hearing from you.

Teaching Experience:

I have worked with the Open University, private, secondary schools and colleges in and around York. I have a degree in English and a PGCE and I'm presently studying for my MA.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe in going back to basics with my students and making sure the foundations are solid, with punctuation and spelling but I also make sure my lessons are fun, with IT, which makes the driest of subjects engaging. I am a good listener, kind and patient but I am also rigorous and I always get the best results. My students like me and so they do well.

Subjects
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£30 p.h.)
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Kieron (Mr)
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Subjects: Music  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: SAXOPHONE-I am an experienced saxophonist. Currently I play both alto and baritone saxophone. I have taught young pupils at my old school before for free, but now that i have gained enough experience, not just as a teacher but at a very high level in ...
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SAXOPHONE-I am an experienced saxophonist. Currently I play both alto and baritone saxophone. I have taught young pupils at my old school before for free, but now that i have gained enough experience, not just as a teacher but at a very high level in bands too, I am starting to tutor. I teach many different styles, have it be jazz, pop or classical. I offer tuition for students of all ages. Whether you are young and just starting out or older and wish to try something new/different for fun and want some guidance in the right direction, I am here to help. I teach for those at a amateur and beginner level. Music is a great passion of mine and I really enjoy teaching others something so great.

MATHS- I am a higher level maths student and i have an A grade at GCSE level maths. During my free periods i spend time helping lower school student who are struggling with their maths for free because i really enjoy teaching. I teach everything from key stage 1,2 and 3 maths to foundation GCSE students. Maths has always been a great ability of mine and I mainly teach it because I have a love for it and in my experience those who i have taught have found me very helpful.

Teaching Experience:

SAXOPHONE- I have taught young pupils at my old school before for free to gain some experience in teaching. I also play at a high level in the Hillingdon Music Service concert band and Sax Group, as well as in multiple Jazz and Big Bands.I have been on tour to France with the Music Service as well and have played for weddings too. I now have a good level of experience in both playing and teaching.

MATHS- I have been teaching GCSE and lower level maths for a few years now. I was part of a team who a few years ago went to the UK maths challenge representing my region of London. I enjoy teaching maths and in my experience those who i have taught have found me very useful.

Tutoring Approach:

I find that bringing out the passion in the student is what counts, so for music the genre they enjoy most and helping them fall in love with music that way. With maths i believe having a strategic plan of getting a topic or part of maths that the student is struggling with and keeping at it and doing questions and going through the solutions with them until they understand. I understand that many people struggle with maths or may not like it but i find that someone younger (such as myself) teaching them makes it a lot easier on them. Another good way i find with maths is going through questions and helping them understand how to get to the answer rather than just giving the answer and moving on with a simple tick or cross.

Subjects
  • Music
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Lucy (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I have moved to North Devon in the last year and am setting up a Tutoring Business alongside training as a Psychotherapist. I have worked with children for 14 years and have a lot of experience with them and very much enjoy teaching them. The feedb ...
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I have moved to North Devon in the last year and am setting up a Tutoring Business alongside training as a Psychotherapist. I have worked with children for 14 years and have a lot of experience with them and very much enjoy teaching them. The feedback I have had so far is that their child feels much more confident that then builds a good foundation for developing their learning skills.

Teaching Experience:

I have been a Primary School teacher for 9 years.

Tutoring Approach:

Please see above in my "About myself" section.
I work with each child as an individual. As each child is different, they have a unique approach to learning that I am willing to find out and use. I have a relaxed style but we cover a lot in the time we have and I have started to see a change after a few sessions.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)


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Margaret (Mrs)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have been tutoring for over three years, with excellent results , while working in the maths department of a secondary school where I have been for 10 years. I teach students of all ages and abilities, including those with SEN (special education ...
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I have been tutoring for over three years, with excellent results , while working in the maths department of a secondary school where I have been for 10 years.

I teach students of all ages and abilities, including those with SEN (special educational needs). In a classroom situation, on a one to one basis or as part of a small group.

I have extensive knowledge of the curriculum taught in years 7-11 and excellent resources, including past exam papers.

Teaching Experience:

I teach GCSE Maths to students who need extra help to reach their targets, this can be in a classroom situation or as part of a small group.
I also run intervention groups in tutor time and after school that offer extra help to GCSE students before their exams.

Tutoring Approach:

I get a great deal of a satisfaction from working with students and helping them become more confident in a subject they quite often dislike because they find it difficult.
I have a very calm and patient manner as I want to build a good relationship with my students and for them to feel relaxed.
After assessing the student I set realistic goals for them so they feel they are achieving, each student is different and learns at a different rate, the important thing is for them to make the progress they are capable of.

Subjects
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£20 p.h.)

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Peter (Mr)
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Subjects: Latin  |  English  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Having always taken academic learning seriously myself, I am keen to help others do the same. My 12 A* GCSEs led to A* A* A* A grades at A Level, and now I'm studying towards a French degree at Oxford University. I am a very capable linguist, whose k ...
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Having always taken academic learning seriously myself, I am keen to help others do the same. My 12 A* GCSEs led to A* A* A* A grades at A Level, and now I'm studying towards a French degree at Oxford University. I am a very capable linguist, whose knowledge has a particular depth to it, having studied French, German, Latin and English Literature at A Level. This level of expertise stems from a natural love for these subjects, and this passion is a great asset for a tutor to have.

Teaching Experience:

I have assisted Key Stage 4 lessons at Chesterton Community College, taking small groups aside to help them with grammar and speaking tasks.

Tutoring Approach:

As I teach, I am able to focus on the exact components of the subject which it is necessary to know for the examination being taken, so that everything I teach is of the utmost relevance. Having been through the same exams I will be teaching, I will make it clear exactly how to excel. This practical approach is nonetheless accompanied by the natural enthusiasm which I have for these subjects.
As an Oxford University student, I am also well-equipped to shed light on the Oxbridge application process, as well as the application process for Hills Road Sixth Form College, which is where I took my A Levels.

Subjects
  • Latin
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)

  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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Hao (Mr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Qualified Mandarin Teacher for Foreigners. Master Degree of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Now is a MBA student in Lancaster University. ...
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Qualified Mandarin Teacher for Foreigners. Master Degree of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Now is a MBA student in Lancaster University.

Teaching Experience:

3 Years working in Chinese Promotion Centre, Producing Teaching and Learning Resources for Chinese study.

Tutoring Approach:

Various approaches for different learners. Using multi-media to raise interest of learning. Familiar with Apps and Softwares that can be very useful additional tools for learners.

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

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Beverley (Dr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Italian  |  German  |  French  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am an enthusiastic and experienced teacher with a real passion for languages. This has led me to travel widely within Europe and amass a great deal of experience of other cultures. That and my belief in 'having a go' at communicating has led me to ...
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I am an enthusiastic and experienced teacher with a real passion for languages. This has led me to travel widely within Europe and amass a great deal of experience of other cultures. That and my belief in 'having a go' at communicating has led me to learn the basics of quite a few languages and given me plenty of material for (short) 'instructional anecdotes', based on various scrapes and international misunderstandings! Languages should be fun and we should never be afraid to try them out! My other passion is music - a truly international language - and I enjoy my weekly instrumental lessons and playing with my local (amateur) orchestra.

Teaching Experience:

I hold degree level qualifications in English, French, Spanish and German and have over 30 years' experience of teaching languages, in both private and state schools and Sixth Form and Further Education colleges, where I have prepared students for a range of examinations and other qualifications. I have particular expertise in helping students bridge the gap between GCSE and AS level - and I love grammar! I have also worked as a private tutor and as a provider of courses and interpreting services for local businesses. My students have ranged in age from 8 to 80-plus. I teach Spanish and French to A level and can also offer German and Italian to intermediate level and basic introductory courses in Russian and Latin. I also offer conversational English for speakers of other languages.

Tutoring Approach:

Lessons can be in my home or at a venue of your choice, within a 5-mile radius. I can travel further afield, but would need reasonable time and travel expenses. I can offer day-time or evening lessons, any day of the week. My hourly rate is £25, though I also offer lessons of 30 or 50 minutes (pro rata). The same rate applies irrespective of the group size. Tutoring can be 1-to-1, small-group or, if you can provide a suitable venue, in a group of up to 15. I can offer intensive tuition or courses of various lengths (though exam candidates must make their own arrangements to sit papers). Alternatively, I can offer coaching and support for those already studying elsewhere. Each course is tailor-made to suit your exact requirements - and I aim to make each lesson fun!

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

  • German
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£25 p.h.)

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

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Chantelle (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello. My name is Chantelle and I am a fully qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language. I teach General English and Business English at all levels. I am also a Law graduate (2:1 LLB Hons University of Liverpool) with a strong academic reco ...
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Hello. My name is Chantelle and I am a fully qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language. I teach General English and Business English at all levels. I am also a Law graduate (2:1 LLB Hons University of Liverpool) with a strong academic record. I am 32 and am engaged to my lovely fiancé. In my free time I love to cook, read, watch motorsport and walk my dog. I also love to travel and have travelled extensively around Europe, the USA and north Africa. I am interested in history and love to learn about different cultures.

Teaching Experience:

Although I am new to teaching English as a Foreign Language I have teaching experience gained from teaching World War 1 history to primary school children and Law as a private tutor to university undergraduates. I have also provided English language support to a number of European companies. For the past nine years I worked in a university as a note taker for disabled students, presenting lecture materials in ways tailored to their individual needs.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that English language learning should be practical and interactive. I understand that everyone has their own individual learning style and learning needs. Your classes with me will focus on this to ensure your learning needs are met. I always conduct both a needs analysis and assessment of your language skills to understand what you need from your English classes. I use a variety of materials and exercises in my classes to provide real life examples of English and also keep classes interesting.

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

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Sarbjeet (Miss)
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Subjects: Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Having recently completed my professional accountancy examinations I am looking to begin tutoring on a part time basis from September 16. ...
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Having recently completed my professional accountancy examinations I am looking to begin tutoring on a part time basis from
September 16.

Teaching Experience:

I have not tutored previously but have volunteered at King Athelstan Primary School (1 year), mentored placement students (1 year) and taught dance (3 years) whilst undergoing my university studies.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring would be the same method I have used in my personal studies: gaining a sound understanding of core areas of the syllabus throughout the academic year with past paper practice being the ultimate key to success.

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

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Youssef (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  French  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  |  Arabic  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: Currently, I am a Lecturer at London Metropolitan University in Chemistry (Bachelor level) and Visitor research scientist follow at The Open University. I am a PhD degree (Full-time study) holder in Chemistry from The Open University and Master's and ...
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Currently, I am a Lecturer at London Metropolitan University in Chemistry (Bachelor level) and Visitor research scientist follow at The Open University. I am a PhD degree (Full-time study) holder in Chemistry from The Open University and Master's and Bachelor degrees in Chemistry from Bordeaux 1 University, France. I have been a tutor in Chemistry, Maths, Physics, French and Arabic with different agencies in London.
I am able to teach Chemistry for all level and Maths, Physics, French and Arabic for GCSE or National 3-5 and Secondary (11 to 14 years) students.

Teaching Experience:

I have taken every opportunity to develop my teaching skills while working at London Metropolitan University and The Open University. These include chemistry laboratory teaching, mentoring and training of both undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have also participated in various educational projects in other universities. For example, at the University of Bordeaux I, Science and Technology in France,

I strive to vary my teaching style to meet the learning needs of individual students. I have received high performance reviews for my ability to creatively make complex topics manageable. I am patient creative organized and
energetic.
Schools and universities focus on conveying a large amount of information to their students. But for most people that is not enough to create genuine understanding and an ability to answer exam questions. That is why many students, regardless of their ability, seek to get extra help from a private tutor.

My aim as a tutor is to create in my students a deep understanding and confidence in answering exam questions and being able to tackle new and unfamiliar problems. My philosophy is based on the idea that learning happens in an environment of mutual respect in which the student is encouraged to think and make new connections for themselves. My experience has been that one-to-one personal tuition has a unique value to students because of the ability to resolve the students' personal barriers to learning in a way that lays the foundations for a deep and lasting understanding of the subject.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach varies depending on the student's needs and learning style. However my teaching philosophy is based on encouraging students to think for themselves, using real-world examples wherever possible. I start from topics the students are comfortable with and move gradually towards more complex areas as their confidence builds. I use questions and examples to check understanding continually. I don't lecture to students or ask them to memorise things. Nor do I do the students' homework for them!

I usually focus on exam-style or past paper questions in order to check, practice and perfect the student's understanding and technique. I also give a lot of emphasis to some of the less obvious but vital skills such as essay structure and technique, logical thought, and the effective use of numbers and graphs.

I believe passionately in the huge value of tutoring to students and take great satisfaction in seeing my students achieve their full potential.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£37 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

  • Arabic
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£37 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£30 p.h.)

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Laila (Miss)
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Subjects: Greek  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I studied Korean studies at the University of Sheffield and lived in Korea for one year. I am half Greek and half British (Welsh) and am fluent in both languages and very advanced in Korean language. I can help you with any of those 3 languages if ne ...
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I studied Korean studies at the University of Sheffield and lived in Korea for one year. I am half Greek and half British (Welsh) and am fluent in both languages and very advanced in Korean language. I can help you with any of those 3 languages if needed and if its not possible to visit me I may be willing to travel to you depending on the location or have a lesson via Skype. Please contact me for further details :)

Teaching Experience:

I was a teacher on an online school called Barons English for a year, teaching English as a foreign language to mainly Korean students and I also had a few private students while I was at university to help them pass the IELTS examination.

Tutoring Approach:

First of all according to the level of the student and what they need, we shall work on their progress through a text book or whatever they have been using thus far. For beginners in Greek or Korean I have some appropriate text books we could use.

Subjects
  • Greek
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (£15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (£15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (£15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (£18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (£18 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (£18 p.h.)
  • 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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Sonia (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hello, I am a Spanish native speaker and I studied two degrees about Education and Foreign Languages Teaching. Currently, I am working as a Spanish Tutor in a College and Spanish&Early Years in a nursery. Last year, I worked as Spanish Teacher Assit ...
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Hello, I am a Spanish native speaker and I studied two degrees about Education and Foreign Languages Teaching.
Currently, I am working as a Spanish Tutor in a College and Spanish&Early Years in a nursery. Last year, I worked as Spanish Teacher Assitant in Reigate Grammar School.

Don`t hesitate to contact me, I`ll try to do my best
Thank you very much for your attention.
See you!
¡Hasta pronto!

Teaching Experience:

I can help children, teenagers and adults with different goals like official exams (GCSE,A Level, PGSE, University level...) travelling, socializing, living abroad, any reason actually. The lessons are mostly focused on Speaking and Listening, in order to help prepare you to communicate well with native Spanish speakers. I also cover off Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing and Reading - these are all very important in becoming fluent in Spanish.
When I help kids to work towards their GCSE or A level exams, my lessons are more formal and structured. but whatever the lesson, I always try to make my students feel comfortable and relaxed, no matter what age they are.

Tutoring Approach:

My teaching style is relaxed and I aim to build your self-confidence in Spanish,
I also organize other activities related to Spanish language.
Moreover, I offer a wide range of prices and packs for every kind of needs and availability. (One to one and groups)

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

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