Information About Katherine - Lincoln tutor
I am a professional linguist and owner of Clarity Language Solutions. I graduated from one of Europe’s top translation schools – Universidad de Granada, Spain – and after completing a Masters in Applied Languages at Université de Provence, France, I went on to establish my own company, offering translation, language tuition, copywriting and editing services.
Private French and Spanish Tutor, Various Locations, UK Dec 2006 – Present
I give private one-to-one tuition to students (11-18 yrs) and adults, catering for a range of needs including exam preparation, business, and general conversation, with lessons tailored to meet each student's specific needs.
Volunteer Spanish Assistant at North Kesteven School, Lincoln Oct 2010 - June 2011
I attend four lessons per week, chiefly assisting gifted and talented students and those with learning difficulties in preparation for their oral examinations and in support of their coursework. I normally work with small groups or on a one-to-one basis. The age of the students ranges from Y9 – L6.
Work Placement Team Leader, Atlas Translations, London: Sep 2006 – Dec 2006
I was responsible for managing five work placement students. This involved delivering the company training programme, delegating the team’s workload, holding weekly meetings and supporting them throughout their time at the company.
English Tutor, Université de Provence, Faculté d’Economie, France: Jan 2005 – May 2005
While I was studying as an ERASMUS student in France, I was asked by the university give English language tuition to a class of French-speaking Economics students who were preparing an end-of-year presentation for their Business English class.
Child-Carer/Nursery Assistant Esprit Ski, Champoluc, Italy: Nov 2001 – April 2002
I worked as part of a team responsible for the care of children aged 6 months - 12 years. This involved:
• Organising and taking part in play-learning activities.
• Supervising the children during their ski lessons, meals and evening clubs.
• Completing a two-week play-learning course with Pro-action People Ltd.
Volunteer English Coach, North Kesteven School, Lincoln: 1999 – 2001
During secondary school and 6th form, I gave up my free periods to assist students with learning difficulties in their English language classes.
Collège F. Grudé, Le Mans, France, Placement Teaching Assistant: April 2000
I completed a two-week work placement assisting teaching staff and students in the classroom, during sporting activities and on field trips.
Kate brings a fresh and exciting approach to language learning, building student’s language skills and confidence, while ensuring they are thoroughly prepared for exams. I offer French and Spanish lessons for all levels of ability: GCSE, AS and A Level, business or just for fun! Take the stress out of language learning, boost your confidence and get set for success with fun and engaging one-to-one language lessons that are individually tailored to suit students’ needs.
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
References Available: No (✘ Not On File)
- CIOL (2010) - Diploma in Translation (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
- Université de Provence (2006) - Maitre LEA (Masters) (✘ Not On File)
- Universidad de Granada (2006) - Licenciatura en traducción e interpretación (Other) (✘ Not On File)
- Liverpool JM University (2006) - Applied Languages Europe (1st Class Hons) (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)