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Information About John - Grimsby tutor


Subjects Taught

English (Foreign Language)

Hourly Rate
Casual Learner £20.00

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Personal Description:

Married male 51 year old ex- Army Automotive engineer(26 years service) with 15 years experience of working in Mddle East. Arabic speaker to GCSE level. HNC in automotive studies and CELTA certifcate. Father of 3 grown up children and grandfather to two children.

Tutoring Experience:

8 years teaching Engineering in Military academy in Abu Dhabi. Various teaching posts in Army career. Tutoring in English language to Arabic, Russian and Chinese adult tutees

Tutoring Approach:

My approach to English tutoring is to involve real life scenarios which would involve the following:

1. Reading literature and stories aloud to students(comprehension/vocabulary)

2. Students reading and practicing leveled texts (all skills)

3. Talking about stories, experience, and meaning (comprehension/vocabulary)

4. Writing and journaling (comprehension/vocabulary/phonics)

5. Students re-reading familiar texts for speed, accuracy, and expression (fluency/comprehension)

6. Learning high frequency words (vocabulary/phonics)

7. Hearing/repeating word and letter sounds (phonemic awareness)

8. Doing letter-sound games and activities (phonics)

9. Making music and rhymes (phonological awareness/vocabulary/fluency)

10. Engaging in dramatic play (comprehension/vocabulary/fluency)

Tutor Resources: (free to download)

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Additional Languages: Arabic
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: No (✘ Not On File)


  • HNC Automotive studies
  • Cambridge CELTA certificate
  • 26 Years army experience

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