Private English (Foreign Language) Tutor in Leatherhead

I offer private language lessons in conversation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking and listening skills (one-to-one or group).
- I teach all levels, beginner to advanced
- Lessons are structured and focused, yet light-hearted and enjoyable
- I strive to motivate and inspire you to grow in confidence and ambition day by day
- I provide preparation for IELTS and Cambridge English exams
I assist with job applications, student applications, CVs, and other professional documents

​​As well as teaching General English and providing in-house and private Business English tuition, I am a qualified KET, PET, FCE, CAE Cambridge Speaking Examiner. I have extensive experience teaching Cambridge Exams and also in providing English for Academic Purposes. Without exception, every student who has completed one of my courses has achieved, if not surpassed, his or her target band or grade.

Tutoring Experience

I have over 10 years' experience with students of all ages across all levels in the UK, Canada and Portugal as well as being a Speaking Assessor for Cambridge English for over 8 years.

Private Consultancy Portfolio:

October to December 2016: Assisting Italian physiotherapist and football coach tri-weekly to improve professional English.

September 2016 to present: Assisting 2 private clients daily improving English level to pass the Life in the UK test.

September to November 2016: Assisting Hungarian au pair bi-weekly to improve English for university study.

July 2015 to present: Advanced English to Japanese executive bi-weekly (July 2015-2016) at Astellas.

April to August 2016: Business English to a Portuguese finance officer weekly at Astellas.

March to July 2016: Advanced English to Brazilian HR manager weekly at Nestle.

January to July 2016: Business English to Hungarian lawyer weekly for Siemens.
Testimonial: "Bonnie is an absolute professional teacher who helped me a lot improving my English. She is a kind of teacher who is able to keep the attention of the students throughout the whole lesson and never get tired of correcting mistakes. She also attaches great importance to correct pronunciation which helped me to boost my confidence in spoken English."

February 2016: Intensive Business English Tutor to Spanish accountant everyday for a three-week period at Santander.
"I think it has been a interesting experience and very convenient and useful for my future professional development. I´m really grateful to Bonnie who has worked hard for customizing the classes as much as possible to my English weaknesses. I´m not only pleased with the academic outcome but also in the confidence I´ve developed in my English communication skills during this training period."

Tutoring Approach

After completing a needs assessment, we discuss client's interests and learning style. I can then deveop informed, personally tailored lessons involving all language systems as well as language skills development.

If you would like to improve your English for communicative purposes, to prepare for an exam or to further your career, please do not hesitate to contact me for additional details. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you reach your English language goals.

LanguagesEnglish (American)
AvailabilityWeekdays (all times)
References Available On File


International House, London1999OtherDELTA
King's College, London1998MastersMA, ALSE
St Giles College, London1994OtherCTEFLA
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