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French Tuition in Tadworth

I have a first-class degree in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford, a Masters from Oxford, and a PGCE (Secondary) from the University of Exeter. I have been Head of French in three Prep schools and have ten years' experience of teaching French successfully to 13+ Scholarship and Common Entrance.

Tutoring Experience

I gave up full-time teaching in 2006 and have been tutoring since then. My pupils have always come to me through word of mouth, until I moved house and had to build up a new client base. For many years I almost exclusively tutored pupils preparing for 13+ Scholarship and Common Entrance, but these days I receive enquiries for GCSE, A-Level and IB tuition.

Tutoring Approach

My approach varies with each pupil. Some pupils want conversation; others need to go through grammar; others still want a balance across the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. I work closely with every pupil and my input in lessons is always high. I do not believe in pupils doing independent work in tutoring sessions.

LanguagesEnglish (British), French, Italian
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (evenings)
References Available On File


University of Oxford1991BachelorsFirst in Modern Languages (French and Italian)
University of Exeter1998PGCEFrench
University of Oxford2013MastersMaster of Arts
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