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Carmela offers a discount of 25% on their first / introductory lesson!

English

Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
University £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

Italian

Hourly Rate
Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00
A-Level £25.00
Casual Learner £25.00

English (Foreign Language)

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Casual Learner £20.00

Study Skills

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Primary £20.00
Secondary £20.00
GCSE £20.00
A-Level £20.00
University £20.00
Casual Learner £20.00

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Hi! I'm a Private Tutor offering tuition in Italian and English. 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.

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 am fluent in Italian, and travel to Italy on a regular basis.

I can offer tuition in Italian, English Literature and Language, as well as offering guidance on essay writing and study skills.

Tutoring Experience:

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. 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.

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to tutoring is centred around each student's learning style and motivations. 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 subject.

As an Italian teacher, I adapt my lessons to the student's interests and aims, and encourage conversation from the very beginning. Whilst working towards a solid understanding of Italian 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.

My English lessons focus on enabling the student to recognise and express their own ideas and opinions in a well structured argument, and to foster their close reading skills. In helping students with exam preparation, I make sure that they understand exactly what the examiner is looking for, working methodically through exam technique, past-papers, and key literary devices and themes.

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Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: Italian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • 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)
  • Parkstone Grammar School (2006) - A-Level Theatre Studies (School) (✔ On File)

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