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Viktoria

Viktoria

Derby English and Greek (Ancient) Tutor

My name is Viktoria. I am a private, self-employed English and Greek language tutor offering my services in Derby, UK. I mostly work in the Derby area. I am a teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). I have a bachelor's Degree in English and Greek language from the National University of Athens (2010) and an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the Hellenic Open University (2018). I have a Qualified Teacher Status by the Department for Education (2015). I specialise in the following areas:

• General English Tutoring
• Business English
• Exam Preparation (IELTS)
• Listening and Speaking
• Writing and Reading
• Grammar
• Proofreading
• English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

I am friendly, flexible, patient, and can adapt lessons to suit your needs. I have a very reasonable hourly rate. I offer a free first session where I can assess your needs. I am happy to come to you.

Tutoring Experience

I began teaching English in 2008 in a foreign language school in Greece. I have subsequently worked in different areas of Greece and the UK. I have also worked in Gloucester on young learner residential courses and as an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) tutor at the University of Nottingham. For 10 years, I was a volunteer camp counsellor and team coach at kids’ camps in Greece. Also, for 12 months, I was a teaching assistant at a Primary School in Derby, and I was also a supply teacher for 2 years in Derbyshire. I have prepared students for SATs, supported EAL and SEN students individually in literacy and maths, Year 11 students in Foundation GCSE Maths and English intensive PET-Xi Courses. I was a sessional tutor at Nottingham Trent International College (Kaplan) teaching academic English courses to Foundation students. I have been teaching private students, face-to-face and online, since 2009.

Since 2018 I've been a tutor of English in Derby Adult Learning Service. In 2019 - 2021, I've been a pre-sessional tutor at the Centre of English Language Education (Nottingham University).

Tutoring Approach

I prefer one-to-one or one-to-two tutoring to adults, but I am very resourceful, flexible and can adapt lessons to suit your needs. I can bring my own books or make use of the ones you have. I can teach face-to-face or online, where I can record our lesson for you to playback in your own time. Technically, I prefer to use an inductive approach - guided teaching through discovery, e.g. grammar rules. I am flexible about using this methodology, however. If you want to focus on a specific area of English, I can adapt the lesson to suit your requirements. You would always be able to change how and where I teach you.

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

Qualifications

National University of Athens2010BachelorsEnglish and Greek Language and Literature
Hellenic Open University2018MastersTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Subjects taught
EnglishIn-personOnline
Primary£25£23.75
University£30£28.50
Casual Learner£30£28.50
Greek (Ancient)In-personOnline
Primary£25£23.75
Secondary£25£23.75
GCSE£30£28.50
A-Level£30£28.50
University£30£28.50
Casual Learner£30£28.50
English (Foreign Language)In-personOnline
Primary£20£19
Secondary£30£28.50
GCSE£30£28.50
A-Level£30£28.50
University£30£28.50
Casual Learner£25£23.75
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