Jan

Farnham Tutor

I am a highly experienced teacher of Modern Languages, freelance writer and translator. I work from home, where I have a vast library of relevant resources, a waiting room with tea and coffee making facilities and Wi Fi.

Tutoring Experience

I qualified as a teacher of French with German in 1982. I have an honours degree in French (Southampton University) and a postgraduate teaching qualification in French and German (Reading University). I have a Higher Certificate of Proficiency in German. I also offer Spanish to KS4. I have taught in the maintained and private sectors and in all kinds of schools. I have taught adults, both in Adult Education classes, and individually. I have experience of teaching children who are home-schooled. I can offer French to university level, A Level, AS, IB (Higher) and GCSE, German to GCSE and AS level and Spanish to KS4. I have extensive experience of the requirements of all UK exam boards and I am registered with AQA as an examiner. I have worked as a trainer and examiner of MFL with the British Army (AEC Aldershot).

Tutoring Approach

I have a variety of approaches, since no two learners are alike. I take account of each tutee's end goals and learning styles. Enjoyment is a very important factor in my teaching. I aim to foster a friendly but professional relationship with each student, to build their confidence and self belief. I have a large number of loyal customers, and those who have come to me directly, because my services have been recommended by other learners.

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

Qualifications

University of Southampton1980BachelorsBA (hons.) French
University of Southampton1978OtherHigher Certificate of Proficiency in German
University of London Board1975SchoolO Level Spanish
University of Reading1982PGCEPGCE MFL

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Subjects taught
French
Secondary£30
GCSE£30
A-Level£35
University£35
Casual Learner£30
German
Secondary£30
GCSE£30
A-Level£35
Casual Learner£30
Spanish
Secondary£30
GCSE£30