Information About Andrea - Daventry teacher - (6 reviews)
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First and foremost, I am passionate about languages and language learning. In addition to my main languages of French and Italian, I have also studied, German, Spanish and Turkish.
I am an experienced teacher / examiner / tutor of French and Italian from the Northampton area and can cater for all ages and abilities.
I am focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - I will do everything I can to meet your expectations.
I have a BA (Hons) degree in French and Italian, a PGCE and an advanced certificate in Educational Management.
I am CRB checked.
I am an examiner in both French and Italian for three exam boards but also have considerable knowledge of all the other major exam boards.
I have lived and worked in France and have spent considerable time in Italy.
I enjoy all aspects of French and Italian culture and travel on a regular basis.
I have taught in both the State and Private sectors for over 25 years with almost 20 years experience as Head of Department/Faculty.
In addition, I have worked as a freelance French and Italian tutor for a number of years.
I also tutor pupils towards Common Entrance examinations in French and as a former Head of Faculty in the private sector, have a keen awareness of the skills required to succeed.
I have taught intensive revision workshops for both GCSE and A level during school holidays.
I have run weekly French clubs for KS2 primary school children and have organised French language and culture days for KS2 primary school children.
Some pupils / adults struggle to learn a foreign language or are reticent to speak; I am a kind, patient tutor who works at my students' pace to ensure success for each individual and boost confidence, thus aiding knowledge and understanding leading to improved grades.
I believe that language learning should be an interesting and fun experience. The main principle is effective communication.
For students focusing on exam preparation, I also ensure that my students are secure in their knowledge and understanding of grammatical concepts and make frequent use of past papers.
I use a variety of materials including audio-visual in order to develop all four of the language skills, namely listening, speaking, reading and writing.
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Additional Languages: German, Spanish, Turkish
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (daytime)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- The University of Leicester (2001) - Advanced Certificate in Educational Management (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
- The University of Hull (1986) - French and Italian - Secondary (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
- The University of Hull (1985) - BA (Hons) French and Italian (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
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