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This is how 2 referees rated Craig:

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Subjects Taught

French

Hourly Rate
GCSE £30.00

Italian

Hourly Rate
Secondary £30.00
GCSE £30.00
A-Level £30.00
Casual Learner £30.00

Spanish

Hourly Rate
Secondary £30.00
GCSE £30.00
A-Level £30.00
Casual Learner £30.00

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Personal Description:

Craig is a skilled and fully qualified languages teacher with a BA Hons degree in Spanish, Italian and French as well as a PGCE and CELTA for teaching languages.
Craig has studied over 30 languages including Hindi, Swahili, Bengali, Arabic, Chinese, Finnish, Turkish, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Samoan, Tagalog, Yoruba… and has spent time living, studying and working in various countries including Spain, Italy, France, Greece and Portugal.
Craig has a solid knowledge of the languages he teaches: Spanish, Italian, French & Greek.

Studying many languages has given Craig an insight into the various approaches to language learning and the methods that work best for reaching a competent level. Craig has been teaching languages since 2004 and established Medway Languages Tuition in 2010 in order to promote language learning in and around the Medway towns.
Craig is friendly, very patient and is DBS (previously CRB) checked.

Here are a few a reviews from his customers:

I thoroughly recommend Craig to everyone as an excellent Spanish tutor. He is kind, patient and commited to his students.
My daughter, who had been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) had an hour`s lesson every week for eighteen months, after her secondary school was unable to offer Spanish lessons. She achieved an A* grade in her GCSE exam (Review by Kerrie, Sittingbourne)

I thoroughly recommend Craig if you are looking to learn a foreign language. I spent my teenage years completely adamant that a second language was beyond me. German was my weakest subject and I sat at the back of the class applying my make up! I am now working towards conversational Spanish, and after just over 3 months I am able to hold a Facebook messenger conversation with my South American friends! Not only has Craig taught me enough grammar to achieve this, he also anticipates difficulties English speakers may have with certain language constructs and works through those too. I always look forward to my lessons each week, and enjoy doing the practice questions I`m given for homework. (Review by Emma, Chatham)

I am giving my Italian lessons with Craig a 5 star rating. I began my lessons as a complete novice and now feel confident enough to be going on holiday to Italy to stay in a non-English speaking village. Craig is a highly-skilled professional. I recommend him to anyone who wants to learn a language (he speaks and teaches many!) whether a beginner or with some existing knowledge, for holidays, for work or to reinforce their language learning. (Review by Amanda, Maidstone)

Tutoring Experience:

Craig has been teaching languages since 2004 and has also worked in language schools both in the UK and abroad as well as in public schools.

Tutoring Approach:

I am very patient and will guide you step by step towards speaking your language of choice. I use a mix of my own course designed by me and materials from other sources such as course books, grammar books and realia.

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

Qualifications:

  • Kent & Medway Training/The Open University (2006) - PGCE - MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES (PGCE) (✘ Not On File)
  • Kent & Medway Training (2006) - QUALIFIED TEACHER STATUS - MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES (QTS) (✘ Not On File)
  • BANGOR UNIVERSITY (2004) - BA HONS DEGREE IN SPANISH, FRENCH & ITALIAN (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
  • Internation House (2004) - CELTA (Other) (✘ Not On File)

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