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French

Price Guide
Junior Cycle €45.00
Senior Cycle €45.00
University €45.00
Adult / Casual €45.00

Spanish

Price Guide
Junior Cycle €45.00
Senior Cycle €45.00

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Personal Description:

Highly experienced( over 20 years), bilingual and results driven secondary teacher and avid linguist.
Over the years,I have helped countless students of all learner profiles and needs vastly improve and excel in French.

Moreover,I lived in France for ten years prior to qualifying with my PGDE which means I can bring authentic pronunciaion and expressions to your classes (LC Français oral).

Tutoring Experience:

My vast teaching experience includes having taught French and English at secondary level in Dublin for years in addition to prior extensive EFL and seconadry experience in Ireland, France and Spain.

While living in France for nine years,I got the opportunity to perfect my French while teaching at a private secondary school in Haute Savoie and Lyon before moving to Paris to teach in 'formation continue.
Moreover, I taught both French and English at secondary level in Valencia Spain for 3 years.
Currently ,I am teaching French in Secondary and providing tailor made tuition in French.

My focus is from Junior cert up to university level and I also prepare students at B2 level for the DELF exams.
SPECIAL FOCUS HL LC French.

Approach to Grinds:

My approach is to make your lessons extremely learner centered!

To this end,I always adapt my lessons very carefully to suit each particular student's learner needs and learner style.
Digital technologies figure consistently as I make all my French focus lessons engaging and up to date.

After an initial lesson,(where I assess your prior language acquisition and areas to focus on ),I go at your particular pace for progress while similtaneously challenging you via active methodologies to build on your learning ,maintain motivation and enjoy learning!!

*Please note all classes are held in Portmarnock !*****

Get the grade with bespoke tuition.

Questions you may have as a tutee.

1) How will my tuition be structured?

A course of 8 lessons Junior & senior cycle Secondary students each term .
16 lesssons/ 2 terms
from October onwards 24 lessons = full year - 10 %
A course of 4 lessons University students ( renewable)

This is after your initial lesson , when you decide what suits you and your schedule !!

What skills will I acquire?

Reading comprehension strategies
Writing skills (expressions ,use of tenses)
Key verbs and vocabulary &idioms.
Listening tips.
Confidence speaking French and talking about le document.

2) How can I be assured I am making progress? *****

Your feedback on particular areas will attest to your real progress ! ( provided by me, your results and what you will notice about your new language acquisition!)

Options

You could take 8 / 16 / 24 ( full year )classes after an initial trial lesson ( the first lesson will deducted).

RATES 2018

1 lesson €50
8 lessons €45 each one to one lesson

16 lessons (less 5%)

32 lessons full year ( less 10 %)

*One to one lessons are most productive as this is where real learning takes place as students can ask any questions and I can address specific difficulties much more easily than in group settings.

As follow up is paramount to me, I regularly provide useful feedback with strategies for practice.



CATCH UP CLASSES 2 hours per week are available to suit your schedule if possible.

N.B: I teach all my classses in Portmarnock and dont travel to students.

N.B I endeavour to offer flexible times and always try to accomodate requests for times.

Taking bookings mid October.

À bientôt

Elizabeth

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Native Language: English
Additional Languages: French, German, Spanish
Availability: Weekdays (evenings)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Maynooth (2009) - PGDE (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Maynooth (2007) - Honours French and English (College) (✔ On File)

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