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French Lessons in Bristol

An experienced French tutor at GCSE and A Level, I have a 1st in French (BA Hons) from Nottingham University, with a distinction in spoken language. As well as a year spent working in Paris, I have worked in French speaking West Africa and spent 4 months there at the start of the year (2017). I currently work part time for a charity and have a broad range of interests from gardening and cycling, to music and French culture (of course!).

Tutoring Experience

I have been teaching French privately since April 2011. I primarily teach GCSE students, including students who struggle with French because of dyslexia. I have developed a variety of creative methods to make sure my teaching is as clear and as interesting as possible and have helped students improve their marks by up to 2 grades. I have taught to above A level standard and have a very high level of French.

At the start of 2017 I worked for two months as a supply teacher at the International School of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). As well as private tuition and teaching I have volunteered as a mentor for young offenders. During this time I tried to find ways to teach some of the young people basic skills without them even really realising it (i.e. teaching basic arithmetic through carpentry lessons).

Tutoring Approach

I tailor teaching sessions to the needs and interests of my pupils. This influences both the content of the teaching, and teaching style. I use a range of teaching techniques and feel strongly that teaching should be fun as well as informative.

While I ensure that the material covered matches the GCSE/A Level syllabus, lessons can be tailored to other needs if the pupil is not studying for the purpose of exams.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File


King's College London2008MastersDistinction in Environment, POlitics and Globalisation
University of Nottingham2007Bachelors1st in French Studies with a distinction in spoken language
Truro College, Cornwall2002CollegeA levels grades A* to B in English Lit., French, Geography, Spanish and an AS level in Maths
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