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Carmela offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!
Hi! I'm a Private Tutor offering tuition in English and Italian. I recently completed an MA in Creative Producing at UWE, receiving a distinction. I previously graduated with a First Class degree in English from Queen Mary, University of London, and have A-Levels in English Literature, Italian and Theatre Studies. I'm fluent in Italian and travel to Italy on a regular basis to visit my family.
Alongside my private tutoring I have worked as a Teaching Partner at a Primary School, as Media Content Manager for a poetry charity and as a Researcher in factual television. I am passionate about the arts and media, and enjoy writing and performing music with my bands.
I have experience teaching both children and adults, and adapt my lesson plans accordingly. I recently worked as a Teaching Partner at a Primary School for two years, where I planned, delivered and adapted class resources and supported individuals and groups in their learning. This involved supporting students learning English as a Second Language. I also created a number of after school enrichment activities, including Music, Singing and Italian Club.
I have also worked with young people as a Private Tutor, and as an Academic Mentor in group outreach projects preparing students for secondary education. I am conscious of adapting my teaching methods to suit individual needs, and am familiar with the structure of GCSE and A-Level assessments.
As an Italian tutor, I have delivered classes to students of various age groups, levels, and group sizes, developing original materials to make the language relevant and engaging. I have also supported young people and adults with English as a Second Language.
My approach to tutoring is centred around each student's learning style and motivations, with a focus on speaking and using the language independently. I listen carefully to my students, assess their needs, and identify areas that require particular attention. Together with the student I plan short term and long term goals that build towards improving results, whilst encouraging the student to grow in confidence and enthusiasm for the language.
I am always keen to encourage conversation from the very beginning, and adapt my lessons to the student's interests. Whilst working towards a solid understanding of grammar and vocabulary, I also make sure that my students are engaged with the language in a practical and relevant way, using a variety of original exercises and contemporary resources.
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Additional Languages: Italian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Queen Mary, University of London (2011) - English BA, 1st Class Hons (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
- Parkstone Grammar School (2006) - A-Level English Literature (School) (✔ On File)
- Parkstone Grammar School (2006) - A-Level Italian (School) (✔ On File)
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