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Ümit

Ümit

Private German and English (Foreign Language) Tuition in Haringey

I am a native Turkish and near-native German speaker (born in Germany) and have been teaching Turkish and German languages for 10 years. I hold a BA degree in German language and literature, and a PhD degree in Turkish language and literature (I wrote a thesis on comparative linguistics). I also have a certificate to teach Turkish as a foreign language. I have translated four works from German into Turkish, two of which are still in press. I also have some academic articles on vocabulary and translation studies.

Tutoring Experience

I can summarise my teaching experience in the following way:
- Language teaching and education consultancy at several language schools in Turkey for ten years (German, Turkish and English).
- Private tuition since 2012 (German, Turkish, English, Ottoman Turkish and Linguistics)
- Lecturing at two universities (in Turkey and Cyprus) for one year (Turkish Language)
- Preparation for language proficiency exams (German & Turkish).

What I teach:
- Turkish as foreign language (all levels)
- Turkish as native language (to Turkish people)
- Ottoman Turkish and its script
- German as foreign language (all levels, inc. level A1 exam-based tuition for family reunion)
- English as foreign language (to Turkish people)
- General linguistics and literature

Tutoring Approach

Having a relaxed and friendly approach, I generally use the following methods: Communicative Language Teaching, Structural Approach, Lexical Syllabus, Grammar-Translation and Direct Method.
The most appropriate approach should be decided on before the tuition, depending on the learners and their needs.

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

Qualifications

Ankara University2009BachelorsGerman Language and Literature
Istanbul Kultur University2012MastersTurkish Language and Literature
Istanbul Aydin University2019DoctorateTurkish Language and Literature
Istanbul Aydin University2019OtherTurkish Teaching as a Foreign Language

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First lesson is free!
GermanIn-personOnline
University£25£20
Casual Learner£25£20
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