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Wei (Miss)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Qualified teacher:International Chinese Language Teachers Association Senior Certificate years of teaching experiences, responsible ...
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Personal Description:
Qualified teacher:International Chinese Language Teachers Association
Senior Certificate
years of teaching experiences, responsible

Teaching Experience:

Three Years Experiences for Mandarin


Comments from students:

From John:
"I've had several Mandarin lessons with Wei so far, and have always found her to be very professional, friendly and well organised. She has a flexible approach to learning, tailoring the lessons to meet my needs and requirements. The lessons are informative, relaxed and fun.

Highly recommended.

John"

Comment from Corinna "Da jia hao" As a senior pupil of Madras College studying Mandarin, Dawson and Wei have been very helpful in increasing my confidence with certain aspects of the language, especially pronunciation; finding examples of common English 'sounds' that I could relate to and even recording audio files for me to listen to at home. It was great to be able to go though any difficulties I was having at my own pace instead of competing with my classmates and they were both very patient and friendly, my weekend tutorials with them have been most useful.

Comment from Kenneth "Wei gave me several fun and informal lessons, which were exactly the sort of practice I needed before heading off to China.
With each class she provided more in-depth and involved content than that which I was studying on my own from a textbook. She was also able to give clear answers to any questions I had which helped me to understand points in the language I had been struggling with.
As she is from TianJin her Chinese accent is as close to standard PuTongHua as you can get. I would recommend her as a teacher to anyone."

Maths:
I am very passionate and enthusiastic in helping students to understand and discover Maths as an interesting and easy subject. I ensure my tutoring improves my student's grade and confidence to achieve most success and best possible results in exams. Their achievements are my goal and priority. I am very patient and attentive to the needs of the students so that we can attain our goal .
I am an experienced personal tutor specialising in maths for three years. I've got a MSc Degree.I am very flexible with hours and be able to travel.
I am very passionate and enthusiastic in helping students to understand and discover Maths as an interesting and easy subject. I ensure my tutoring improves my student's grade and confidence to achieve most success and best possible results in exams. Their achievements are my goal and priority. I am very patient and attentive to the needs of the students so that we can attain our goal .

Tutoring Approach:

All level Mandarin

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)

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

Teaching Experience:

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

Tutoring Approach:

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

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

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

  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Li (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I finished my postgraduate degree in Edinburgh Napier University Majoring Management. I have been teaching Chinese(Mandarin) for many years. I have one year experience of teaching school students with GCSE level. I am now working in Edinburgh Chienes ...
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Personal Description:
I finished my postgraduate degree in Edinburgh Napier University Majoring Management. I have been teaching Chinese(Mandarin) for many years. I have one year experience of teaching school students with GCSE level. I am now working in Edinburgh Chienese Community School for GCSE exam levels.

Teaching Experience:

Privte tutoring with beginners and GCSE levels. Years teaching expereince of teaching Mnadarin with different background. My teaching is interesting with Chinese culture and history. I emphasize the Chinese correct writing orders with Chinese characters and the correct pronounciation. My GCSE exam level teaching are specially designed by GCSE Cirriculum with speaking, writing, reading and listening.

Tutoring Approach:

I apply a challenging, stretching approach to learning, encourage self-confidence, initiative and individuality, nurture a comfortable relationship with students through mutual respect,
I aim for maximising each student's potential but with fun and inspirations

I would like to teach adults and children with their needs. I am flexible and I can suite any kind of tutor requirements.

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

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Sebastian (Mr)
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Subjects: Entrance Exams  |  English  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I'm a graduate of the University of Edinburgh's MA (Hons) Latin degree. I've got a working background in arts management and administration, but I'm hoping to utilise my degree to encourage prospective Latinists to give the subject a go! ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a graduate of the University of Edinburgh's MA (Hons) Latin degree. I've got a working background in arts management and administration, but I'm hoping to utilise my degree to encourage prospective Latinists to give the subject a go!

Teaching Experience:

I began tutoring in Latin and English Literature five years ago, both for beginners and up to GCSE. I currently have a tutee learning beginner's Latin. While at university I tutored other students in beginner's Latin and Classical Civilisation. I've also spent the past few years providing training for adults in the workplace, so I'm happy to tutor adult learners (both beginners and experienced) as well.

Tutoring Approach:

I prefer tutoring using practical methods - such as discussions and games - rather than just learning by rote. However, I adapt my tutor style based on what the tutee requires. I've been trained in a variety of methods to engage young and adult learners, and will try out several to see what suits the tutee best. For more experienced learners, such as A-Level / Advanced Higher candidates, I will identify which areas of the subject (vocabulary, grammar, literature) need most tuition, and decide with the tutee which to focus upon. I am happy to tutor individuals or in small groups (in which case a discounted rate can be agreed upon.)

Subjects
  • Entrance Exams
  • 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.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Latin
  • 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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Aaheli (Miss)
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Subjects: Geography  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am currently studying English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I love reading, writing and reading some more. I also enjoy sketching while listening to music. I am a frank person, have an straightforward approach to everything in life and ...
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Personal Description:
I am currently studying English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I love reading, writing and reading some more. I also enjoy sketching while listening to music. I am a frank person, have an straightforward approach to everything in life and like people to behave the same way with me (which always does not happen). I love to have a laugh, but don't worry, I can be serious when needed( for example, when teaching your children English and History).

Teaching Experience:

While I have never tutored for money, I have an extensive tutoring experience. I volunteered to teach illiterate students English as a part of a volunteering program from my high school in India and have been a part of that program for the past two years. I also used to tutor my two siblings in History, Geography and English.

Tutoring Approach:

I feel that children learn best in a stress free environment. If they feel it is fun and challenging, they will be more willing to learn than if they feel it to be an obligation. English is an easy subject and children enjoy learning it, once they realize the joys that English has to offer. History can be challenging due to the vast amounts one has to learn by heart but steady habit of writing down answers to questions helps more than reading the material ten times. Other than that, History is a vastly interesting subject which helps us understand the workings of the present society and of course, knowledge about our ancestors. Geography is relatively straightforward subject. A lot of practice and a dedicated perusal of it should be enough to get good scores. While it can be relatively dry, it can be made interesting with pictures and videos.I focus on exam technique, past papers as well as text work (English Lit.)

Subjects
  • Geography
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • History
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)

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Tonino (Mr)
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Subjects: Italian  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: My name is Toni. I love languages and enjoy teaching them. I was lucky enough to be born in France from Italian parents, therefore I have travelled in Europe teaching both French and Italian. I am in Scotland now ready to help you in learning and e ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Toni. I love languages and enjoy teaching them.
I was lucky enough to be born in France from Italian parents, therefore I have travelled in Europe teaching both French and Italian.
I am in Scotland now ready to help you in learning and enjoying these wonderful languages.
A bientot
Ciao

Teaching Experience:

I have started working as a French drama teacher with the French embassy in Rome, 12 years ago.
I then continued to work as a tutor with various language schools and Institutes in Italy, before moving to UK.
Here I have taught languages in primary schools, colleges and privately.

Tutoring Approach:

I tailor the course according to the needs of the student.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • French
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (18 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Rhiannon (Miss)
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Subjects: German  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Russian  |  Music  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I'm a postgraduate student at the University of Edinburgh and hold a Double First in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge. I'm always learning a new language, and am passionate about helping others get the same enjoyment as I do from mak ...
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Personal Description:
I'm a postgraduate student at the University of Edinburgh and hold a Double First in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge. I'm always learning a new language, and am passionate about helping others get the same enjoyment as I do from making progress in language learning.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of lesson planning, teaching and tutoring a range of ages from 5 to 65, all abilities and a number of subjects: I have tutored French and Russian to GCSE and A-level standard, and students have responded well and exceeded their own goals for exam results. I have also taught large classes of all ages and abilities and received strongly positive feedback.

I also have CELTA certification which has included both teaching theory and assessed teaching practice.

Tutoring Approach:

My aim is to create an informal and supportive study atmosphere which differs from traditional classroom teaching. During the first tutoring session I will discuss with the student (and if necessary with their parents) what they aim to achieve with my help, which will allow me to adjust my teaching methods to their needs and attitudes - whether they prefer creative tasks, games, challenging translation exercises or confidence-boosting activities.

From my teaching experience I have seen that it is vital to create relevant, fun and stimulating lessons and activities to engage with the pupil and turn learning from a chore into something interesting, as interest in a subject is by far the best way to improve.

I offer a taster lesson at a reduced price (only enough to cover my own cost to UK Tutors) so that you can see if I'm the right tutor for you.

If you think I might be able to help, feel free to get in touch with any questions you might have. I look forward to hearing from you!

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

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

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

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Sophie (Miss)
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Subjects: History  |  Geography  |  English  |  Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Art  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi, my name is Sophie. I am a 2nd year student of Biochemistry at Edinburgh University, having just finished my gap year working at IBM. I love to spend my spare time either on the hockey pitch, in the kitchen or doing some art. ...
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Personal Description:
Hi, my name is Sophie. I am a 2nd year student of Biochemistry at Edinburgh University, having just finished my gap year working at IBM. I love to spend my spare time either on the hockey pitch, in the kitchen or doing some art.

Teaching Experience:

Student science tutor for 2 years whilst at school
Summer Camp Leader for 3 years running, experience with international children.
Leader at Cubs, Brownies, Beavers and Rainbows
Work experience at an Adult Learning Centre

Tutoring Approach:

It has been my experience, both as a tutor and as a student, that the best way to engage with learning is to understand your working style. I personally have found certain aspects of school quite challenging but by finding the methods that most suited my needs, I was able to maximize my learning potential.

My tutoring style emphasizes collaboration and positive reinforcement in order to produce a friendly learning environment.

From my charity work abroad in Ghana to my role as Deputy Head Girl at my secondary school, I have gained the interpersonal skills necessary to develop productive and compassionate relationships with pupils. Students will find themselves excited for their lessons and eager to achieve new standards of excellence.

Subjects
  • History
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Geography
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Art
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)


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Pab (Mr)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  English  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: A resident of Edinburgh for the past twelve years I enjoy meeting new people and learning new things myself. I am fairly well travelled, enjoy the arts and have a passion for working alongside others to help them achieve their goals. I am a profes ...
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Personal Description:
A resident of Edinburgh for the past twelve years I enjoy meeting new people and learning new things myself. I am fairly well travelled, enjoy the arts and have a passion for working alongside others to help them achieve their goals.

I am a professional actor with degree level qualifications in both Philosophy (Dundee University) and Acting (Queen Margaret University College).

Teaching Experience:

I have worked with adults in improving spoken and written English for UK degree entry level. I have also worked with college and university students in the Middle East (UAE) to train science and drama education in both Arabic and English.

For several years I have visited schools in both the public and private sectors delivering reading, drama and science communication classes.

I have regularly taught 5-15 years drama in private classes and enjoy working with pre-drama school entrants of all ages in working on giving the best entrance audition possible.

Tutoring Approach:

I am confident at creating a structured approach that works with a pupil's own strengths and needs to provide a tailor-made package for learning.

Ideally I meet with each student to discuss their learning needs, current level and expected outcomes.

Although it is important to push the boundaries of learning, it should always be a workload that is both manageable and individually tailored.

People learn best when they are enjoying themselves, so I try my best to make learning fun and interactive.

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)


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Grace (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a young professional with a strong background in volunteer mentoring with children and young people, as well as a solid academic resume. I was home educated (tutorial-based) through primary and secondary school, and went on to study English Lite ...
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Personal Description:
I am a young professional with a strong background in volunteer mentoring with children and young people, as well as a solid academic resume. I was home educated (tutorial-based) through primary and secondary school, and went on to study English Literature and History at the University of Edinburgh.

Teaching Experience:

I have been working since June 2011 at Mackenzie School of English, teaching English as a second language to foreign high school students.

Also, I have been a private tutor since February 2011, working with a range of ages and levels in both English Literature and History.

As well as my professional experience, I have been involved in youth work, summer camps, and one-to-one mentoring of young people for the past eight years or so. Working at summer camps has given me experience in both group work - teaching and leading discussions - as well as in one-to-one mentoring. Currently I am involved in a weekly youth club here in Leith, working with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people from the local community.

Tutoring Approach:

Coming from a rather unconventional educational background, I would bring with me a deep passion for the need to create a tailored and bespoke educational experience for each individual young person. I know how incredible my own learning experience has been, instilling within me a value and love of learning that will remain with me my whole life. I would approach tutoring with this same passion. Learning excites and challenges me, and I believe that it has become limited in the classroom at times. When a young person can see someone else passionate and excited about an aspect of knowledge and understanding, the ramifications are huge. Not only does tutoring provide an avenue for this one-to-one mentoring, but I believe it is also the most powerful method of teaching. It is in that bond of mutual regard and respect that true learning occurs. These passions and beliefs are foundational to my approach of tutoring and mentoring.

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

  • History
  • 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.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)


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Yi-Chieh (Mr)
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Subjects: Mandarin  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Latin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a Taiwanese who base in Edinburgh. Before I moved back to Scotland in 2014, I was a doctoral student at the University of Chicago in Greek and Latin. I have a BA degree in history from National Taiwan University (2006). After I spent a year stud ...
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Personal Description:
I am a Taiwanese who base in Edinburgh. Before I moved back to Scotland in 2014, I was a doctoral student at the University of Chicago in Greek and Latin. I have a BA degree in history from National Taiwan University (2006). After I spent a year studying Greek and Latin at Trinity College Dublin (2005-6), I gained a post-baccalaureate certificate in Greek and Latin from Columbia University in the City of New York (2008) and then a MPhil in Latin from the University of St. Andrews in 2011. Afterwards, I spent three years pursuing PhD research on Greek and Latin at the University of Chicago. At the present, I am photographing Edinburgh and Dublin and preparing my portfolio, exhibition, and photo books. I am very much enthusiastic about finding knowledge in both textual and visual worlds. Moreover, I am writing stories about Taiwanese diaspora for a journal in Taiwan. When it comes to Latin, I am currently reading Statius, Tibullus, and Seneca because I believe learning Latin is a life-long career that requires one's enthusiasm and dedication.

Teaching Experience:

I have been learning Latin for more than a decade, at National Taiwan University, Trinity College Dublin, Columbia University, the University of St. Andrews and the University of Chicago. I have TAed and taught Latin in Taiwan and the States. During this period, I have helped Cambridge University Press to translate Cambridge Latin Course series into Chinese Mandarin. During my stay in Chicago (2011-13), I also helped young people who have learning and reading difficulty.

Tutoring Approach:

Latin:
Apart from solving the problems of your school work, we will do more exercise, such as unseen translation and English-Latin translation, to find out your weak and strong points. The exercise will help me prepare materials that will help you memorise syntax, vocabulary, and grammar. Grammar can be very boring and put down students' interest in Latin. However, learning through reading interesting, alien, and exotic stories will enhance students' motivation to look into the Roman Antiquity. Reading will also more effectively shed lights on the parts of grammar and syntax we need to make up. Moreover, I will show you how to master speech recognition tactics in order to develop a stronger reading comprehension. I believe in the end of this course, we will have a better understand of Latin as a language and Latin literature as a whole.




English
I have been learning English since I was fifteen. I have overcome many difficulties, such as taking language exams, living in foreign lands, and doing academic works. I will share those experience with you. This tutoring will focus on the various needs and interests of individual students. You may bring the materials that interest you. We also can look into big books, newspapers or stories covering your the stories of your country. We can also look into websites which offer wonderful resources for people whose first language is not English, such as BBC. By reading, listening and discussing together, I will help you find out your weak points and we will start from there.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • 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.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (25 p.h.)
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • 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.)

  • Latin
  • 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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Ian (Miss)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Biology  |  Maths  |  Study Skills  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Online
Info: My name is Ian and I would be a female tutor. I was born in Malaysia and I have travelled to New Zealand and Australia for academic and research purposes. I have recently passed my PhD Viva and currently preparing for a major move to Orkney Islands. ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Ian and I would be a female tutor. I was born in Malaysia and I have travelled to New Zealand and Australia for academic and research purposes. I have recently passed my PhD Viva and currently preparing for a major move to Orkney Islands. Even though English is not my first language, I have a great understanding in the subject of Organic Chemistry, I have ample tips for studying chemistry along side with basic knowledge in Math.

Teaching Experience:

I was a Campus Coach during my academic years in New Zealand. I would help 1st and 2nd year university students from our science department with their studies. This include giving them motivation to learn, tips for note-taking, managing time meeting all kind of assignments, giving advice on who they should approach for more academic and social help.

Recently, I was a lab demonstrator and Chemistry tutor during my academic year at University of Glasgow. I assisted students in the safe execution of the experiment, safe and proper operation and handling of lab equipment, chemicals and glassware. I was actively engaged with the students in discussions about the experiment. I also collected and grade pre-lab assignments in a timely manner, enter grades in record book, and circulate to give individual feedback to students. In addition, I was responsible for reporting any problems/incidents/inconsistencies immediately to the instructor and replenish/prepare any chemicals or supplies if asked upon with help from the technicians. I had the first-hand experience as a marker of assignments and lab reports, so I will know what to expect from a good to excellent answers to given questions.

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 usually focus on exam-style or past paper questions in order to check, practice and perfect the student's understanding and technique.

Feel free to drop me a line if you need help with your homework. If there is any single topic of Chemistry you need some clarification and understanding, don't delay!

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)

  • Biology
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)

  • Study Skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (9 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (9 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)
  • Chemistry
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (9 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (9 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (9 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (9 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (9 p.h.)


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Saleh (Dr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  |  Chemistry  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi! I'm a PhD student studying Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University. I am very passionate towards Maths, Physics and other Engineering related subjects! I have done tutoring for middle, and high-school and university students before and I' ...
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Personal Description:
Hi! I'm a PhD student studying Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University. I am very passionate towards Maths, Physics and other Engineering related subjects! I have done tutoring for middle, and high-school and university students before and I'm looking to carry on doing that to help others get a better understanding and therefore getting the grades that they deserve. I am very friendly, pleasant and I'm always ready for a challenge. Please feel free to contact me anytime.

Teaching Experience:

Maths and Physics tutoring for middle, and high-school students (age 8-18)
Math and Engineering subjects for university students.

Tutoring Approach:

I am very patient when it comes to overcoming difficulties in studying. My experience comes from teaching my cousins when I was student myself. I always like to learn/teach the basics before applying that to solve the more difficult problems. So I'm pretty sure I'll be a good help...

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 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) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 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) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

  • Chemistry
  • 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) (20 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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Charlotte (Miss)
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Subjects: French  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a joint degree in English Literature and French. I can help with anything from GCSE revision to French conversation practise. ...
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Personal Description:
I have recently graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a joint degree in English Literature and French. I can help with anything from GCSE revision to French conversation practise.

Teaching Experience:

I have volunteered as a reading assistant for primary school children and have significant experience as an academic proof-reader.

Tutoring Approach:

I am enthusiastic about both of my subjects and am able to communicate confidently and articulately with both adults and children. I am friendly and patient, and I understand that everyone learns in different ways and at different paces

Subjects
  • French
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (11 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)
  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (11 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (17 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (15 p.h.)


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Neil (Mr)
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Subjects: Accounting  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I'm semi-retired. I was head of Business Studies at Stevenson College (now Edinburgh College) until 2008. Apart from teaching, I do some voluntary work with the Citizens Advice Bureau. In my spare time I enjoy playing tennis and golf (badly) plus wa ...
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Personal Description:
I'm semi-retired. I was head of Business Studies at Stevenson College (now Edinburgh College) until 2008. Apart from teaching, I do some voluntary work with the Citizens Advice Bureau. In my spare time I enjoy playing tennis and golf (badly) plus walking with friends. I also enjoy cooking, reading and travelling.

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching accounting for over 25 years on a variety of courses at different levels - ranging from introductory book-keeping to financial and management accounting on HNC/D and professional courses such as AAT, IAB etc. Since my retirement I have been teaching Int 2/Higher, A Level Accounting on a one to one basis at a private tutorial college in Edinburgh. Recent students I have helped have been studying HIgher Accounting, A Level Accounting and AAT.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to teaching depends on the tutee/student. At the end of the day I am there to help you to understand the subject you are studying and then to pass an assessment or exam. I focus on explaining the topic/ subject as clearly and simply as possible. I can also focus on exam technique and how to perform as well as you can in the exam.

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

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Iona (Miss)
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Subjects: Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Drama  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: My name is Iona, I'm currently studying my HND in Acting and Theatre Performance at Edinburgh's Telford college and hope to do my BA Hons degree next year. I've studied Theatre, Philosophy, Music, English, German and Spanish, and this year I am also ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Iona, I'm currently studying my HND in Acting and Theatre Performance at Edinburgh's Telford college and hope to do my BA Hons degree next year. I've studied Theatre, Philosophy, Music, English, German and Spanish, and this year I am also touching on dance and vocal skills.

Teaching Experience:

I've done a JCSLA course whereupon I learnt how to teach and work with young people in a learning environment. My placement involved me doing an hour a week of teaching dance in a local primary school, where I learned how to interact with the children and work with them to incorporate their ideas and get the best results we could.
In my HNC course last year I had classes in how to run a drama workshop, and I've experienced hands on many youth theatre workshops and had lots of practice in drama games and exercises.
Last year I also tutored a student through Higher (AS Level) Philosophy.

Tutoring Approach:

I'm a very friendly girl and I like to make the learning environment as relaxed as possible, as I think this produces the best ideas. I'm quite interactive and hands on, and I like to use a lot of the student's own ideas and develop these, rather than spoon-feeding them, as I think in creative subjects, students flourish more with their own originality than with forced direction.
I don't set a lot of home-study as I appreciate students will already be receiving a lot, but there may be materials I will ask them to look over or read.

Subjects
  • Philosophy / Critical Thinking
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)
  • Drama
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (10 p.h.)


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Akylina (Miss)
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Subjects: Japanese  |  English (Foreign Language)  |  Greek  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a native Greek speaker, having been born and raised in Greece. I had an inclination and passion towards foreign languages from a young age, which resulted into my learning English and French as a primary and secondary school student and Japanese ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Greek speaker, having been born and raised in Greece. I had an inclination and passion towards foreign languages from a young age, which resulted into my learning English and French as a primary and secondary school student and Japanese and a little Korean as a high school and university student. I have a BA in English Language and Literature from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and I am currently studying for my MSc in Comparative Literature at the University of Edinburgh. I also hold several foreign language certificates.

Teaching Experience:

I have previously worked as a tutor of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), teaching mostly primary and secondary school children as well as preparing adults for English language exams and certificates. I have also taught Greek to foreigners and elementary Japanese.

Tutoring Approach:

I always tailor my lessons according to my students' needs, strengths and weaknesses. I like using textbooks as a base for my teaching but multimedia and extra material is an integral part of my lessons, since they not only enhance the learning experience but they also keep the learners' interest intact and help them attain some original contact with their target language.

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

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

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Martin (Mr)
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Subjects: Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I am a first year student studying physics at The University of Edinburgh. I have a recent clear child protection check. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a first year student studying physics at The University of Edinburgh.


I have a recent clear child protection check.

Teaching Experience:

I enjoyed helping in an Intermediate 2 maths class during my sixth year at school and got very positive feedback from the people I tutored and from the class teacher.
I also have experience of tutoring my younger siblings in a wide range of subjects.

Tutoring Approach:

I try to make tutoring an enjoyable experience.

Having left school in 2012, I am very familiar with the curriculum and know exactly how people preparing for exams feel.

Subjects
  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (25 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (28 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)


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