Poole Tutor

I am a fully qualified teacher and a French native speaker. I am currently employed as a language teacher in a private school in Bournemouth. I hold a PGCE, a Master's degree in French as a Foreign Language and a French Language and Literature degree gained from Rennes university in France.

Do you need some help in preparing for your French GCSE, A Levels or degree? I can help you with controlled assessments, speaking exams, essay writing or making sure you can manipulate grammar more confidently.
If you are just looking for French conversations I welcome all levels.
I am enthusiastic, friendly and patient and my experience and dedication allow students to make quick progress.

My rates are £25.00 per hour.

Tutoring Experience

I have 15 years 'experience in teaching French up to GCSE and A Level in secondary schools in Dorset. As Head of the Language department, I have a sound understanding of examinations requirements which enables students to perform very well in speaking exams, controlled assessments and essay writing.
I have a track record for obtaining outstanding results. My wide experience of language teaching has allowed me to develop various strategies which enhance learning and progress.
I have also taught French to adults within Poole Adult Education.

Tutoring Approach

As an experienced teacher I am lucky to have taught over the years a wide range of students at different levels. This allows me to quickly assess students 'weaknesses and strengths and establish key strategies to cater for their learning. I have access to all the resources needed to learn a language or pass an exam and I am fully aware of MFL curriculum developments.
Grammar is an essential part of language learning and over the years I have put in place a number of strategies which make grammar understanding more accessible and fun.

LanguagesFrench, Spanish
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File


Rennes France1997MastersFrench as a Foreigh Language
Rennes France1996BachelorsFrench Language and Literature

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Casual Learner£30