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Lucy

Lucy

I am a fully qualified and enthusiastic MFL teacher with ten years of experience in the classroom.
I have a real passion for languages having lived abroad in both Germany and Spain for significant periods of time.
My family and I have recently returned from Köln, Germany where we spent two years living and working. It is fascinating being able to immerse yourself in another culture and key to developing your language skills further.
As well as teaching I also enjoy working as a freelance translator and proof reader.
In my free time I run, mountain bike and enjoy being outdoors with my young family.

Tutoring Experience

I am a fully qualified MFL teacher with ten years experience at secondary level. The following briefly describes my experience.

• Teacher of Spanish German and French.
• KS4 Coordinator for MFL.
• Significant research and development of new A-Level resources for the Spanish department.
• Setting up and leading the school Spanish exchange
• Trip leader and organiser of educational visit to Spain 3 years running
• Implementation and development of the primary school Spanish initiative
• Implementation and development of the Foreign Language Leader award scheme
• Sixth form tutor
Further to this
Assistant Examiner for GCSE Spanish Writing (exam marking)
I have a deep knowledge of examination processes having conducted numerous oral examinations at A'Level

Tutoring Approach

Every student is different and has a unique approach to learning.
I keep an open dialogue with students and take the best approach to suit each individual.
I hope to give you confidence and inspiration in your language learning whether the focus be on grammar, speaking, reading, writing or listening skills, cultural topic at A Level or exam technique/approach to essay writing.
Curriculum and examination boards are taken into account when planning lessons.

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

Qualifications

The University of Portsmouth2000BachelorsBa (hons) Languages and International Trade
Sheffield Hallam University2005PGCEModern Foreign Languages
NSPCC2018OtherSafeguarding training
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