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Gaelic Grinds & Gaelic Tutors - Find a Local Gaelic Tutor

First Tutors: Ireland helps you find the best home Gaelic teachers in the country. Please search for home Gaelic grinds in your area and find the teacher who best suits your needs.

Meet some of our Grinds

Mairéad

PGCE: HDip (1st class) (2004)
in tutoring third level students especially those doing the B.Ed for Primary Teaching. I really enjoy taking students through the syllabus and helping them to get the most out of their studies. I have a student-centred approach and look to meet a student's learning needs. In the first instance, I undertake an initial assessment. Critically, I identify strengths and help students to build on what is going right so as to develop positive further learning...
Seán

Seán

Bachelors: Multimedia and Education (2012)
available to travel. I am a fully qualified teacher at Primary School level here in Dublin. I am a full time teacher at a Gaelscoil. I have been involved in the teaching of Irish language to students for many years based in the West Kerry Gaeltacht. Practical and immersive. I will seek to recognise each students goals and set about a program to fulfill these goals. I teach practical useful skills that will increase the...
Ciara

Ciara

College: PGDE (2012)
Irish. I also have experience tutoring in Ucc. My approach to grinds depends on the student or students involved. Usually students prefer to go through the course and focus on exam questions and particular areas they find difficult. In Irish if the grind is to prepare for the oral examination then no english is spoken (if possible) to prepare the students for the setting of the oral exam. Organisation is very important for grinds and...
Jack

Jack

Other: Cúrsa Cinnearachta (2015)
the students who come to learn Irish. My approach to Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Science will be very understanding driven. I believe that once the student understands the principle behind a problem they will be able to solve it easily. This will involve explanation of concepts and lots of practise questions. For Irish, I will be focused on the fluency in the language, rather than the learning by rote, which has to be done at...
John

John

Bachelors: Humanites (1985)
given. I systematically eliminate the errors that according to examiners' reports continually cost students marks and grades. Grammar is thoroughly examined until the verb tenses and endings are second nature and noun genders,cases and declensions are recognized and understood. Oral work is crucial as the journey from thought to word is usually the most difficult part of language learning and is essential for successful exam performance. The oral topics are broken down and dealt with...
Robert

Robert

Bachelors: BA in Humanities, in Irish & English (2007)
with their potential, are my priorities. I have been teaching Irish & English in a Dublin secondary school since 2008. I teach my subjects at all levels. I have experience working in a CBS as well as a mixed secondary school. I give one-to-one lessons to students at both Junior and Leaving Certificate. Evaluating the needs, level, and ambition of each individual student is of great importance. In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere I look...
Aideen

Aideen

Masters: Speech & Language Therapy (2009)
3 children in the primary and secondary school curriculum in English, French, Maths, Geography, Science and Piano. I also have experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist with children between the ages of 2 - 13 with speech, language and literacy difficulties. My approach is relaxed and encouraging. I aim to get the best from students and facilitate them in reaching their full potential. I believe that the first, and most important step involves...
Emma

Emma

Bachelors: Bachelor of Education in Education and Psychology (2014)
which involved teaching all aspects of the Irish Leaving Certificate course-including both spoken and written aspects of the Irish exam. I have also been providing individual and small **Contact Detail Removed** for Leaving Certificate Irish and Maths at a reduced price. I think it is essential to understand the interests of the student you are teaching and to base the classes on their interests and learning needs. Furthermore, it is crucial to have clear aims...

Séamus

Masters: Master of Arts (2007)
an including sixth class. I have also had experience of teaching in a special needs setting. I have thought in schools specifically aimed at children with special needs and I have also been involved in a learning support fashion in a mainstream setting. I take a very enthusiastic approach to giving grinds. As I give grinds in subjects that I am deeply passionate about I find it easy to offer lessons that the student will...
Sinead

Sinead

School: Leaving cert (2013)
Gaelscoileanna. Grinds are to help an individual reach a certain level of a particularly subject, whether it be due to a weakness in a subject or that they wish to excel in that subject and their current situation is not allowing for that. When I teach Irish I encourage as much speaking as possible for all ages as I believe that speaking the language can improve the language competency hugely. Grinds are to develop confidence...

Levels We Offer For Gaelic Grinds: Primary gaelic, Junior Cycle gaelic, Senior Cycle gaelic, University gaelic, Adult / Casual gaelic

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