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Deirdre (Miss)
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Subjects: Spanish  |  French  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I have recently returned home to Northern Ireland after completing my PGCE and 6 years teaching experience in Newcastle Upon Tyne. In my career to date I have worked as classroom teacher as well as Head of Spanish. I have had specific responsibilit ...
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Personal Description:
I have recently returned home to Northern Ireland after completing my PGCE and 6 years teaching experience in Newcastle Upon Tyne. In my career to date I have worked as classroom teacher as well as Head of Spanish. I have had specific responsibility for teaching Spanish and French to GCSE level and Spanish to A-level. In recent years I have had 93% A*-C success at GCSE level and 100% A*-C at A-level.

I hold a joint BA Hons degree in French and Spanish from Trinity College Dublin, which I achieved in 2009. During my time at Trinity I spent a year "off-books" in order to teach English as a Foreign Language Assistant in France and I spent 3 months studying in Spain. These experiences allowed me to immerse myself in the cultures and improve my fluency in each language.
I love languages and have always had a passion for learning languages and teaching.

Teaching Experience:

Park View School, August 2012 - August 2016: Teacher of French & Spanish, Head of Spanish
All Saints College, January 2011 - August 2012: Subject Leader of Spanish
Queen Elizabeth High School, September 2010 - January 2011: Teacher of French to A-level and Spanish

I am trained to teach both French and Spanish to A-level, however in recent years I have gained more experience teaching A-level Spanish. I have taught Spanish at both AS and A2 level, with specific responsibilities for teaching grammar, topic work, speaking skills, essay writing skills, and the regional topic for which I developed and completed three successful Spanish Exchanges with a school in Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha. To date I have 100% A*-C success rate at AS and A2 level.
I have also taught French and Spanish to GCSE level and I have carried out numerous speaking exams. I work hard to ensure that my pupils are fully prepared and confident before sitting a speaking exam.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe I am a friendly, approachable individual and I have been commended for my positive rapport and warm relationship with my pupils. I thoroughly enjoy teaching, however I feel that one-to-one tutoring provides the opportunity to concentrate wholly on possible weaknesses and work together to overcome and master the language.

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


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Daniel (Mr)
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Subjects: Combined Science  |  Biology  |  Entrance Exams  |  Chemistry  |  Physics  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I am a very motivating person, willing to explore more opportunity, l have taught at multi cultural school and also in other European countries EU ONLY. Very flexible and open minded. Ready to work on short notices . Computer literate and have PGCE a ...
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Personal Description:
I am a very motivating person, willing to explore more opportunity, l have taught at multi cultural school and also in other European countries EU ONLY. Very flexible and open minded. Ready to work on short notices . Computer literate and have PGCE and QTS at the University of Birmingham.

Teaching Experience:

Over 10 years of teaching experience. l have taught at the American school, International schools and local and colleges.My main subject areas are IB, AP`s and GCSE in mathematics , Calculus, Physics and chemistry.

Tutoring Approach:

One to One approach . Make the student to participate in the explanation and check on the weakest points of the student to assist the student to improve this will enable the student to reach his or her desired grade.
Simple and straight forward explanation on any topic even those which seems difficult for students to understand.

Subjects
  • Combined Science
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)

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

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (15 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)


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Paulette (Ms)
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Subjects: Special Needs  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Physics  |  Maths  |  English  |  Computer Studies / I.T.  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a qualified IT specialist and taught Computing and IT at secondary school. I am currently working as a tutor within schools and privately teaching English, Maths, Physics and IT. I am very patient, and approachable. I have years of experience wo ...
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Personal Description:
I am a qualified IT specialist and taught Computing and IT at secondary school. I am currently working as a tutor within schools and privately teaching English, Maths, Physics and IT. I am very patient, and approachable. I have years of experience working with both young people and adults, as in the past I was responsible for the training and development of 30 staff. I have carried out training needs analysis and recognized training and development resulting from the gaps identified. I helped the organisation to achieve both Investors In People and Charter Mark awards.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 15 years experience training and development of employees in an organisation, working with consultants to develop training courses and workshops for the staff. I have taught very successfully for over 5 years in schools and have got really good feedback from students and parents. I am passionate about teaching and committed to helping students make real academic progress. I take a holistic view, I am supportive and sensitive to the students/tutees needs. I am able to work with tutees with special educational needs as I will differentiate resources accordingly. I generally agree and set targets, which are regularly checked to ensure progress towards the learning outcome. In tutoring, resources are tailored to meet the learner's needs. I have been developing my pedagogy and teaching skills by working in schools that provide education for students with special needs in particular those on the Autism Spectrum.

Tutoring Approach:

My tutoring sessions are interactive, fun and stimulating as I believe it is important to help students explore and understand their skills and knowledge base. I support each student in all aspects of learning, including homework support, speaking, listening, reading, writing, practical and functional skills, students undertake assessments to improve both their subject knowledge and examination results. I love this profession because you never stop learning; every new part requires research into a historical epoch or subject creating an expansive remit which no course I can imagine could afford.

Subjects
  • Special Needs
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (30 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (40 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • English
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Computer Studies / I.T.
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (25 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (30 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (35 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (38 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (40 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (40 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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Charnjit (Miss)
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Subjects: Religious Studies  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Philosophy / Critical Thinking  |  Business Related  |  History  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: I have completed a Masters degree in Creative Writing. I completed my undergraduate studying BA Creative Writing and English Literature with 2:1. I'm aware that English and History are complex and intriguing subjects but I firmly believe that a thoro ...
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Personal Description:
I have completed a Masters degree in Creative Writing. I completed my undergraduate studying BA Creative Writing and English Literature with 2:1. I'm aware that English and History are complex and intriguing subjects but I firmly believe that a thorough understanding and practise of techniques will enable to provide you with a firm base for any student to succeed. I am keen, conscientious, hardworking and reliable person.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring privately for over five years and currently have fifty seven students.
I have worked in a high school as a English Graduate Assistant and have had exposure to lesson and administration relating to the curriculum.
I have completed a Literacy Leadership Award and I was assessed on my ability to plan and prepare a literacy activity. I had to show communication and motivational skills through delivering literacy across the curriculum. Having observed teachers, I was able to learn interesting techniques that are used to teach Key stage 3 and 4 students. From this experience, I was taught how to plan and structure a lesson i.e. the starter, an introduction, an interactive main activity and the plenary; how to use verbal and non-verbal communication successfully .These rewarding experiences encouraged me to become an English teacher in the future. I have also worked closely with my peers on A Level courses such as English and History by delivering revision sessions and presenting my ideas on literary texts, articles and academic research.
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Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tuition includes a variety of techniques and strategies in order to guide and motivate the learner. I will set personalised targets with my students and their parents in order to achieve the desired results. I also intend to provide you with a personalized programme that is best suited to your individual needs. I'm very enthusiastic and try to make learning a fun experience, using different ways of learning. Also, price can be negotiated.
"She's a good listener. She tries to make people understand something in a way that makes you feel comfortable. She involved everyone in the discussion even the quiet ones and always tries to find new ways of explaining things. Revision sessions were really useful and I think the main reason was because she just loves helping other people whether it is people younger or the same age. Everyone went home feeling slightly more confident about the exam including me. She makes sure that everybody understands even if it has to be explained more than once." (Aarti, 18, student)
"Charnjit has a way of making the impossible- possible. She is patient with her students and will try her hardest to make people understand. She has a way of teaching which involves a lot of group work and a one-one session where she will answer any questions from the stupidest to the smartest. After having few sessions with her I went into my exam confidently. Most importantly, she never gives up on anyone." (Rahwa, student)
"Charnjit's teaching style is unique and possesses many qualities. She is patient and constantly checks for understanding in order to go over things if the topic is not understood straight away. She uses a variety of techniques such as group brain storming in order to get the class involved which is very effective. During our group revision sessions she used this technique which worked well as it got everybody thinking, talking and interacting which was useful when remembering theorists and certain dates. She also categorised the theorists into groups based on their research which was also helpful for revision as it broke down the amount of theorists into smaller groups which were easier to remember. In addition, Charnjit is very good at keeping the class' attention which is very important as a teacher." (Stefanie, student)

Subjects
  • Religious Studies
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)
  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (15 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (20 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (15 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (20 p.h.)

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

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


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Leire (Ms)
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Subjects: Reading & Writing skills  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Experienced and friendly native Spanish tutor. I teach Spanish to all ages and all levels. GCSE, A-level lessons. Conversation lesson as well. The goal is to learn Spanish and to have fun! ...
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Personal Description:
Experienced and friendly native Spanish tutor. I teach Spanish to all ages and all levels. GCSE, A-level lessons. Conversation lesson as well. The goal is to learn Spanish and to have fun!

Teaching Experience:

I have more than seven years of private teaching experience.

Tutoring Approach:

Fun and perseverance. That's the key.

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


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Mine (Mrs)
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Subjects: Turkish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a native Turkish speaker. I was born and brought up in Turkey. I have been living in the United Kingdom for 14 years and I have British and Turkish citizenship. ...
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Personal Description:
I am a native Turkish speaker. I was born and brought up in Turkey. I have been living in the United Kingdom for 14 years and I have British and Turkish citizenship.

Teaching Experience:

I have been working in private organisations. I have 7 years experience in teaching Turkish. I have thought different kind of students: one-to-one classes, small goups, beginners-advanced students

Tutoring Approach:

I belive within a very short time you should find that your listening skills have develop, you recognise Turkish words and phrases and your speaking skill are enchanced.

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

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Karen (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: I am an enthusiastic and motivated Tutor, and a trained English Teacher with a PGCE from Strathclyde University. I have a working knowledge of the new curriculum for excellence and qualifications. I am also a professional playwright and I have an ...
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Personal Description:
I am an enthusiastic and motivated Tutor, and a trained English Teacher with a PGCE from Strathclyde University. I have a working knowledge of the new curriculum for excellence and qualifications.

I am also a professional playwright and I have an Undergraduate in Scottish/English Literature and Language and a Postgraduate in Scottish Studies (Literature, Language, History and Theatre), both form the University of Glasgow.

Teaching Experience:

I have been tutoring English one to one for over 15 years, and drama tutoring for longer. I previously ran a theatre company which itself has strong ties with education (workshops) and teacher training (using Drama as a tool to educate), and am kept up to date and involved in the curriculum and new teaching strategies; I am fully disclosed.

Tutoring Approach:

I absolutely love tutoring and am always moved by seeing the difference the support I provide makes. I have a high success rate and the majority of my pupils reach their desired achievement goal. As a testament to this, most of my pupil business is referral based.

My approach is pupil-lead, always, moving at a pace and level that suits the individual pupil. I am friendly, motivating and always supportive, as well as honest. I am here to help you achieve the very best you can achieve.

I tailor my approach to each student, as the learning styles are so vastly different for pupil to pupil.

I cover the English curriculum for excellence, Nationals 1-6, which perviously was Standard Grade and Higher.

Critical Essay writing - structure, analysis and evaluation, expression and vocabulary.
Textual Analysis skills and exam revision.
Personal and creative essay writing - imagery, structure, characterisation, expression.
Close Reading - Language analysis and evaluation (how techniques are used and what the effect is).
Discursive and persuasive writing, appropriate language, research skills, structure.
Exam revision - organisation and practice skills.

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (27 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (29 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (32 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (32 p.h.)

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Paula (Mrs)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Media / Communication Studies  |  Reading & Writing skills  |  Entrance Exams  |  Maths  |  English  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home
Info: I decided to start tutoring after my experience in trying to get tutors for my own children. As a professional working internationally I thought it would be easy to hand over this important element of their education to someone with both experience a ...
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Personal Description:
I decided to start tutoring after my experience in trying to get tutors for my own children. As a professional working internationally I thought it would be easy to hand over this important element of their education to someone with both experience and patience. My notion was quickly turned on its head. The Tutors I found taught textbook style with the one shoe fits all approach. My children and others didn't fit into that mould. I very quickly realised that I could do a better job and took the role in house, initially teaching my own daughters before extending out to their friends.
To date I have tutored over 50 children who have gone onto their chosen schools and streams. I believe that tutoring should be about delivering skills to children that they can carry with them throughout their young lives and provide a solid platform on which to develop.

Teaching Experience:

Have tutored key stage 2 and 3.
11 plus students and common entrance applicants.
Recently started to tutor mildly dyslexic students in English comprehension and Language.
Currently writing essays for publication in English Literature and Sociology and Business GCSE and AS level. As well as E papers for 11 plus students.

Tutoring Approach:

I love seeing peoples enthusiasm toward a subject which I also share the same excitement towards however I am also passionate about helping people who may need help or are looking for methods to improve their skills in these topics.

Subjects
  • English (Foreign Language)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Media / Communication Studies
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

  • Reading & Writing skills
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (30 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Entrance Exams
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (20 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (20 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (25 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)

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


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Xiaoxue (Mrs)
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Subjects: Mandarin  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: Hi,I am a Chinese national married to a British national. I have adopted the western name of Anita. I have a BA Degree in Chinese literature and language and a mandarin certificate scores 90.8. My English is fluent and also have an international En ...
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Personal Description:
Hi,I am a Chinese national married to a British national. I have adopted the western name of Anita. I have a BA Degree in Chinese literature and language and a mandarin certificate scores 90.8. My English is fluent and also have an international English test with score 6. I am proud my Language and my culture . It will be my pleasure if you can give me a chance to help you improve your language skills and understand more Chinese culture .

Xiexie
Anita

Teaching Experience:

I used to assist my teacher in university with teaching Mandarin to foreign students . And also teaching students in senior school as an extra curriculum activity.
I have been teaching English family about 1 year plus.

Tutoring Approach:

I would like to teach in a relaxed atmosphere . And allow the students to explore their own ways of learning Mandarin .I want learning to be fun and i want the student to enjoy the class and set themselves realistic goals.

Subjects
  • Mandarin
  • Up to 11 years (primary) (10 p.h.)
  • 11+ (secondary) (10 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (10 p.h.)

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Teresa (Ms)
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Subjects: Spanish  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you
Info: I consider myself to be an enthusiastic, responsible and very organised person who likes to transmit calmly and in a methodical manner. Throughout my life I have attained an open mind towards the needs and desires of the people in my vicinity. My fri ...
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Personal Description:
I consider myself to be an enthusiastic, responsible and very organised person who likes to transmit calmly and in a methodical manner. Throughout my life I have attained an open mind towards the needs and desires of the people in my vicinity. My friends are from all walks of life and my frequent travels to places within Europe and further abroad have given me a great insight in different cultures and customs. I thoroughly enjoy meeting new people, and thrive on increasing my circle of friends.

Teaching Experience:

In my previous employment at The Macarena Hospital (Seville-Spain), I worked on a voluntary basis for a period of approximately two years, and with a frequency of one day a week, with hospitalised children. In this position I assisted the children with their class work.
Also, I have taught English (basic level) once a week, to my work colleagues in this previous employment (The Macarena Hospital - Seville-Spain). Furthermore, I currently teach Spanish language, both written and conversational, to a work colleague at my current job, supplemented by correcting any completed homework that I give to him at the end of each teaching session. It is with great pleasure that I observe the steady improvement in his knowledge of the fundamentals of the Spanish language and the gained confidence in his verbal expressions.

Tutoring Approach:

I am a patient person who likes to teach. My experience as a Spanish tutor is perhaps limited, but I have ample experience as a tutor of other subjects in previous employment settings. I always endeavor to find the most suitable and appropriate way to teach the subjects to my students. The student is always of my primary concern, and I make sure to create an atmosphere that allows for critical feedback in order to further improve and enhance the learning experience for both the student and myself. It is of my opinion that a satisfactory experience for the student increases the chance of achieving the intended results.

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

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Ian (Mr)
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Subjects: Religious Studies  |  Maths  |  Physics  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home
Info: My wife and I with our one daughter have recently moved to Chorley from Lancaster. I'm a retired medical physicist from South Africa. I know what it is to have to work hard at one's studies when one's natural ability is limited. I love helping peop ...
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My wife and I with our one daughter have recently moved to Chorley from Lancaster. I'm a retired medical physicist from South Africa. I know what it is to have to work hard at one's studies when one's natural ability is limited. I love helping people to break through the things that limit them from achieving.

My passion is to be able to help young people prepare to face the challenges of life.

With Judeo-Christian instruction largely removed from schools in the UK there is a great need to encourage more young people in understanding their Christian heritage on which this country has been built. And, so they can build their own lives on a solid foundation of the principal and ethics found in Scriptures.

Teaching Experience:

I have always enjoyed coming alongside young people and helping them come to understand and to apply this understanding to practical situations. That said, I have had limited formal teaching experience but much more one on one tutoring in different subjects. One of my pupils went on to be a military helicopter pilot which needed a high level of mathematical ability that I believe I helped him to achieve.

Tutoring Approach:

With both Maths and Physics if there is a lack of good foundational understanding then building on weak foundations will lead to problems. So a key to good tutoring is the identification and strengthening of these weak areas. Then the confidence of the pupil can be rebuilt so they can believe they can do what is required. With this approach I believe the pupil will not only do well in these subjects but will also be able to apply them to life in general.

Subjects
  • Religious Studies
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)
  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

  • Physics
  • 11+ (secondary) (15 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (20 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (25 p.h.)

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Enrique (Mr)
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Subjects: English (Foreign Language)  |  Spanish  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am a passionate teacher born and raised in Spain. I think everyone should be able to develop his/her skills, and this is why I decided to be a teacher. I have been teaching since I started my degree, as I find it really rewarding. ...
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I am a passionate teacher born and raised in Spain. I think everyone should be able to develop his/her skills, and this is why I decided to be a teacher. I have been teaching since I started my degree, as I find it really rewarding.

Teaching Experience:

I am a qualified teacher and Spanish native speaker. I love to teach since I started my degree, and I have been doing that since then. I have worked as a Spanish teacher at the University of Oviedo (Spain) and in a High School in Spain as well.

At the same time, I helped people who could not afford official classes to pass DELE exams with success.
For this reason, I adapt every lesson to the needs of my students.

No matter if you need Spanish for children, beginner, intermediate, advanced, day-to-day conversational Spanish, etc. I can help you.

Tutoring Approach:

I use a wide range of different materials to help my students to approach to Spanish, since there is not only one way to speak it. I also prepare complete courses depending on your needs, I work with small groups or one to one, and I provide all the materials with no extra cost.

Your level will be assessed free of charge on the first session, so we can start at the most suitable point.

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


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Isla (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: From their home / Online
Info: I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly experienced teacher of English language and literature. I retired In 2014 from the full-time secondary school teaching post I held for 23 years, at an independent girls' school in Lincolnshire. I taught throu ...
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I am an enthusiastic, creative and highly experienced teacher of English language and literature. I retired In 2014 from the full-time secondary school teaching post I held for 23 years, at an independent girls' school in Lincolnshire. I taught throughout the school, at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, and have a strong proven commitment to raising academic standards; my students have achieved consistently excellent GCSE and A Level grades. Although I have a particular passion for teaching literature, I am a rigorous teacher dedicated to raising standards of literacy through my teaching of English language, and to the educational and personal development of young people more widely, especially those in transition to higher education.

As well as teaching my academic subject, I was a sixth form personal tutor for 18 years, monitoring my students' academic progress, and guiding and mentoring those applying to university, assisting with UCAS applications and personal statements, or helping tutees plan for a gap year or for employment - a role which I found particularly fulfilling. I also have experience of teaching in further education and have been successful in teaching mature students from different cultural backgrounds.

For two years 2012-14 , I supervised sixth form students taking the AQA Extended Project Qualification. I greatly enjoy one - to-one tuition.

In a career spanning more than 40 years in all, I have built up extensive subject knowledge and teaching expertise, which I can adapt to students ranging from 11 years to adult.

Teaching Experience:

In my most recent post, which I held for 23 years until my recent retirement, I taught English Language and English Literature throughout the school: to pupils aged 11-14 at Key Stage 3, to pupils taking GCSE exams, and to sixth formers taking AS and A level English.
At GCSE and AS/A Level my pupils have obtained consistently excellent results. I have taught a very wide range of set texts for literature and have taught courses by different exam boards, such as Edexcel, and OCR, and the CIE IGCSE.

My teaching has often involved one-to-one sessions with pupils who need extra support and I have taught those whose attainment in the subject is modest, as well as higher achievers in English.

My teaching experience prior to this included teaching for a total of 7 years full and part-time in further education colleges, and I have also taught English as a foreign language for the British Council.

I have been tutoring privately since retiring from full time school teaching, and I currently tutor students ranging from 15 to 21, assisting with preparation for GCSE exams, A Levels, and at university level. I have been tutoring students following a range of different GCSE courses and examining boards, including Edexcel IGCSE, Cambridge IGCSE, and AQA GCSE courses, both language and literature qualifications, and also the Edexcel combined A Level Language and Literature. My tutoring role includes assisting my tutees with revision of a wide range of set texts, demonstrating my adaptability and expertise in quickly grasping what different exam techniques are required. My private tutees gained English language and literature grades that exceeded their school teachers' expectations in the summer 2015 round of GCSE exams, achieving grades ranging from C (D predicted) to A* (B predicted). In summer 2016, again, my private tutees achieved good grades at least one grade higher than predicted at school and have been able to continue to the next stage of their studies, including university entrance.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is a natural continuation of my approach as a classroom teacher. I am passionate about my subject and prepare lessons thoroughly and imaginatively. I begin by making sure I am fully in the picture with regard to the specific course being followed and the exam criteria, and use the exam boards' websites to source relevant materials such as past papers and teaching resources.

I always have a clear lesson plan and realistic aim of what I wish to achieve in the time available. I like people and I am a friendly, outgoing person who will communicate successfully with a tutee; I enjoy the company of young people and am experienced in putting my tutees at their ease and building their confidence, which I believe is very important. I form productive relationships with those I teach and am good at listening to them and assessing their needs, and adjusting my teaching strategy accordingly.

As well as preparing thoroughly, I mark work meticulously and give very detailed and helpful feedback, both in writing and orally. I set relevant work to be completed for the next tutorial, and monitor progress closely; I stay in regular contact with my students and/or their parents via email and phone.

I am a hardworking and sympathetic tutor with the interests of my tutees at heart; my aim is to help them achieve their full potential and gain exam success.

i prefer to tutor in my own home where I am set up to receive my tutees in a quiet environment designed to maximise academic concentration. I do not tutor on Fridays or at weekends. I am usually able to tutor in school holidays, when I can offer longer, more intensive revision sessions.


Here are some recent 2016 testimonials from former tutees and their parents:

A Level

We turned to a private tutor because our daughter received a disappointing result in her first year of A Level English, but she knew she could do better and wanted to go to a first class University to study English. Her coursework had been excellent and most of her homework was good, too, but her exam technique was less secure. Isla definitely made a difference. She is a nurturing teacher who interacts with the student really well. Isla gave good advice about preparing for the exam paper and gave support in revision of the various texts, which boosted our daughter's confidence. Having achieved the necessary entry grades, our daughter is now at Newcastle University starting her degree course and wants to keep in touch with Isla."
Sally S, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, parent of A Level student

"As someone who wanted to pursue English at university, my grade C at AS Level was not good enough, so during Year 13 we found a private tutor to help me with my A Level English Language and Literature course. Isla put lots of time into helping me come out with an overall high grade B. She gave me wonderful advice with my creative coursework and really enhanced my knowledge of the two plays I was studying for my written exam. I am so grateful and will continue to keep in touch with Isla as I enter my degree course at Newcastle University for English Literature and Creative Writing."
Emily S, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, A Level tutee

GCSE
"Isla provided excellent support during Year 10 and 11 to our daughter in relation to her GCSE studies in both English Literature and Language. This complemented her learning at school and enabled focus on those areas where extra support or explanation was needed. Isla was very flexible in her approach, tailoring her lessons to our daughter's needs and providing additional support on the run up to the exams themselves. Although our daughter isn't continuing her English studies at A Level, Isla is going continue to provide support in relation to essay structure and comprehension in the subjects she has chosen to study. We would highly recommend her. "
Rachel M, Leicestershire, parent of GCSE pupil




Please note:
Some tutees opt for longer sessions fortnightly , rather than one hour weekly. My fees for longer sessions for GCSE and A Level students are 60 for an hour and a half, and 75 for a two hour tutorial, representing a small reduction on the hourly fee of 45. My fees include preparation for the lesson, marking of set written homework, the actual contact time, and follow-up emails,

Subjects
  • English
  • 11+ (secondary) (40 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (45 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (45 p.h.)
  • Further/Higher (university) (45 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (45 p.h.)

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Mo (Mrs)
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Subjects: Sociology  |  Psychology  
Availability: Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: My name is Mo and I am an experienced teacher of Psychology and Sociology, based just off Bishopthorpe road in York. ...
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Personal Description:
My name is Mo and I am an experienced teacher of Psychology and Sociology, based just off Bishopthorpe road in York.

Teaching Experience:

I have over 15 years experience of teaching, have worked as a senior examiner for a major exam board for many years as well as leading successful departments of both Psychology and Sociology.

I also work as a freelance academic author and in recent moths have worked with the Oxford University press on it`s new GCSE Psychology textbook and A level Psychology resources. Prior to this I have produced several resources for ZigZag educational for the New A level Psychology specification.

Tutoring Approach:

I offer tailored private tuition for students doing GCSE, A Level, IFP and Access courses. I am passionate about my teaching and offer a student centred approach where each session is planned and moulded to fit the needs of the student. I focus on successful exam technique and marking skills, allowing the student to develop a deeper understanding of what is required of them to achieve excellent results. The students work is regularly marked and discussed giving the student feedback as to their progress and the knowledge of how to correct any errors and gain higher grades.

Subjects
  • Sociology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)
  • Psychology
  • GCSE or Standards (30 p.h.)
  • A-Level or Highers (35 p.h.)
  • Adult/Casual learner (35 p.h.)


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Maria (Mrs)
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Subjects: English  |  English (Foreign Language)  
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am qualified tutor/teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TESOL//EFL) and will help you improve your level of English at your own pace. I can prepare you for exams like SATS, 11+, Cambridge IELTS, FCE, CAE and PET. Or if you simply want speakin ...
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I am qualified tutor/teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TESOL//EFL) and will help you improve your level of English at your own pace. I can prepare you for exams like SATS, 11+, Cambridge IELTS, FCE, CAE and PET. Or if you simply want speaking experience or help with your CV and forms, I will support that too!

Teaching Experience:

I have been teaching English to all ages for many years. I hold group lessons, private lessons and online (Skype) lessons. I do EXAM preparation for primary SATS, Cambridge FCE, PET, CAE and IELTS. I also teach Business English, do interview preparation and CV support.

Tutoring Approach:

My main aim is to improve your confidence as your ability grows. I am known as a relaxed, approachable teacher and I feel passionate about teaching English to every level. I have travelled and learned other languages, and understand that experiencing a new culture is difficult in many ways. So my lessons are about cultural experience as much as words and language.

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


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Caterina (Miss)
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Subjects: Italian  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / Online
Info: If you always wanted to learn Italian but you never had the time or need additional help, I can help you. Let me introduce myself: I'm Caterina and I'm a native Italian speaker from Tuscany but now based in Nottingham. I have a degree in Communic ...
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Personal Description:
If you always wanted to learn Italian but you never had the time or need additional help, I can help you.

Let me introduce myself: I'm Caterina and I'm a native Italian speaker from Tuscany but now based in Nottingham. I have a degree in Communication, Languages and Cultures and I've been a private language tutor for 2 years.

Whether you're a beginner or you just want to improve your Italian skills, please contact me if you would like to arrange a lesson or if you have any queries. I teach Italian to all levels and my lessons differ from person to person according to their interests and needs.

Skype lessons on request.

LOCATION: your house (if you leave within Nottingham) or in a cafe in the centre of Nottingham (until 6 pm).

I look forward to hearing from you!

Caterina.

Teaching Experience:

2 years of English and Italian private lessons.

Tutoring Approach:

I teach Italian to all levels and my lessons differ from person to person according to their interests and needs.

Subjects
  • Italian
  • 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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Nima (Mr)
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Subjects: Chemistry  |  Biology  |  Maths  
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (evenings)
Types of Tutoring: Travels to you / From their home / Online
Info: I am a hardworking student in year 12 who enjoys learning. I took my GSCE exams last year in which I achieved 8A*s and 2As. I was in the accelerated IGCSE Maths class taking my exam a year early and going on to sit an exam for an Additional Mathemati ...
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Personal Description:
I am a hardworking student in year 12 who enjoys learning. I took my GSCE exams last year in which I achieved 8A*s and 2As. I was in the accelerated IGCSE Maths class taking my exam a year early and going on to sit an exam for an Additional Mathematics qualification where I got an A which was the highest achievable grade. I am patient and well organised. Science and Maths are my favourite subjects and I am hoping to study Natural Sciences at university level.

Teaching Experience:

I have experience of mentoring a pupil once a week and also helping out at a homework club both in a voluntary capacity. As a mentor I have experience of one to one tutoring. Volunteering at the homework club has given me experience with the range of different people who come each week with varying needs.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe that everyone has the capacity to learn any subject. It is my desire to build confidence in any individual who wishes to study any subject they have an interest in or want help with. I want to help people enjoy learning. As I have recently taken these exams myself I am familiar with the subject content and exam technique necessary to achieve high grades.

Subjects
  • Chemistry
  • GCSE or Standards (9 p.h.)
  • Biology
  • GCSE or Standards (9 p.h.)

  • Maths
  • 11+ (secondary) (9 p.h.)
  • GCSE or Standards (9 p.h.)

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