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Home Tuition for English (Foreign Language) in Thornton Heath

Hello, my name is Yasmin and I am a freelance English language tutor in South London/Surrey.

I am naturally a warm, charismatic and friendly person with strong communication skills.

I am mixed Asian British, I was born in London and I work for an English language school. I strive for satisfaction from my students and like to keep them motivated also.

In 2013 I travelled around Asia - China, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Hong Kong and I came back with so much experience of different cultures and nationalities and I'm so lucky to have had this experience. I also taught English to just under 1000 Chinese students - I loved it so much that I decided tutor instead. This is now a major passion of mine.

I am CELTA qualified and also have the TEFL qualification. I have taught English in two other foreign language schools in England and am now tutoring one to one.

In my spare time, I ice skate, cycle, swim, keep fit, travel and spend lots of time with my friends and family.

Tutoring Experience

I have been TEFL/CELTA qualified for 4 years.

Teacher at No.1 English language school in London: 2015-2016
Teaching English to students with various career and educational goals. I taught mainly General English, speaking, writing, reading and listening plus grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation to groups of students. I also taught Business level English.

Private Summer language college in Surrey: 2014
I taught English to classes of approximately 15 young teenagers. I made my own lesson plans using creativity and a range of resources to engage individual students. I also took students on day trips trips to help them practice their new language skills. I taught different levels and nationalities - including some adults on a one-to-one basis.
I mainly taught pronunciation, fluency, grammar, speaking and writing.

Language School in London: 2014
I taught beginner and Intermediate level students - mostly adults from different countries. They all had different reasons for wanting to learn English whether it was for study, living or for their job. I adapted course material to suit my students interests and made sure lessons focused on real life aspects. I mainly taught Grammar, fluency, pronunciation, speaking, listening and writing skills.

China: 2013
I taught mainly speaking, fluency and accuracy to Chinese school students. I created my own activities and used exercise and fitness to keep my students happy and entertained while learning at the same time. I assessed my students and made lessons to suit their needs. I made lessons interactive and social by playing games.

Tutoring Approach

I love teaching English, it is my passion to help students progress. I am calm, approachable and friendly yet I am focused on achieving success for my students.
I assess my students to make sure there is structure to their learning and focus activities on their interests. I like to work with games as well as lesson plans.
I find teaching very rewarding and like to develop a good rapport with all my students. I like to use a range of course books plus my own material to make sure lessons are different and varied.

I am happy to offer a discount if lessons are booked in blocks of more than 10 hours.

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


Shane Global, London 2014ProfessionalCELTA
Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC)2013OtherTEFL
Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC)2013OtherTESOL
Langley Park School for Girls1996SchoolGCSE English Language & Literature

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