Information About Felicity - Maidstone tutor - (16 reviews)
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English (Foreign Language)
I am an experienced personal tutor with great enthusiasm for my work with my students. I graduated from University College London with an Honours Degree in English and have been teaching since 2003. In conjunction with my teaching, I am a professional actor based in Maidstone, Kent and have a Masters Degree in Performance. I also have 'Above Standard' Qualifications in teaching English as a Foreign Language.
I have an outgoing, affable and patient personality and relish working closely with students. As you will see from my Feedback, I have an excellent rapport with my tutees, and many of my current students contacted me after personal recommendation from a previous client.
I have been tutoring on a one-to-one basis for twelve years and have had very good success with all my tutees, who include English children and foreign adults. I have good experience of working with students who wish to excel in their work and also with those who are struggling and need extra help.
Previous to private tutoring, I taught English as a Foreign Language at Oxford House College, London, teaching a range of nationalities, age groups and abilities (from the most basic to the highly advanced). I, therefore, have a firm understanding of grammar and its practical application. I have also facilitated drama workshops.
As an actor and experienced teacher, my approach to tutoring is hands-on, encouraging discussion in a tutorial instead of just rote, formulaic teaching. I believe students who enjoy their lessons learn more and therefore I endeavour to make study flexible and relaxed. My Masters focused on different methods of learning, so I understand that students study in very individual ways and I tailor my teaching methods accordingly.
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References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts (2004) - Masters Degree in Performance (Masters) (✔ On File)
- Regent School, London (2003) - Cambridge English Language Teaching Award, 'Above Standard' (College) (✔ On File)
- University College London (2002) - English Degree (B.A. Hons) 2:1 (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
- King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford (1999) - 5 A-Levels: English, History, Geography, Theatre Studies, General Studies (School) (✘ Not On File)
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Felicity has a lovely, upbeat and engaging teaching style and the time just flies by when she's here. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her.
She is very responsible and prepense to help my son.
I recommend Felicity.
I would recommend her to anyone.