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Subjects Taught

Penny offers a FREE first / introductory lesson!


Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Primary £30.00£22.50
Secondary £30.00£22.50
GCSE £30.00£22.50
A-Level £30.00£22.50
Casual Learner £30.00£22.50

English (Foreign Language)

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
Hourly Rate
Casual Learner £30.00£22.50

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Personal Description:

Hello! I am an enthusiastic English teacher based in York; I specialise in Literature and teaching English as a foreign language. I have been tutoring English as a school subject (to ages 8-17) for over a year and also have experience in teaching English as a foreign language to adults working in York.
I have completed a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature and gained a 2:1 along with a Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA).
I believe that it is important to really enjoy what you are learning about any subject and I hope I can help you in your experience with English!

Tutoring Experience:

I completed a CELTA course in 2013 at York St John's University in order to train in teaching English as a foreign language; this was an amazing experience that truly prepared me for lesson planning and assisting students in their learning and development.
After the course, I set up a non-profit language class in York city centre to assist speakers of other languages in their development of English. This was targeted at working adults on a low income. The course ran for several months and was a hugely beneficial experience for both the students and teachers involved!
I have also tutored students through their GCSE exams and KS3 years and really enjoy seeing the progress made when students can benefit from tailor-made tutoring.

Tutoring Approach:

I believe every student is different so I aim to fit the lessons around your individual goals and personality. I value preparation before each lesson (especially on my part) because the whole experience can be so much more rewarding that way.
Varying learning techniques is important in each study session to really make the most of the lesson time and make it as enjoyable and memorable as possible.

Native Language: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • The Open University (2015) - English Language and Literature (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
  • York St John's University (2013) - CELTA (Professional) (✔ On File)

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