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English as a Foreign Language for adults and secondary school students.

I‘m a fully qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language with 5 years experience. I’m privileged to work for a private tutoring school where I also teach French.
I specialise mainly in grammar, conversation and reading skills but also have experience in teaching Business English.

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At student's location: Around Aldershot, United Kingdom
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Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
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Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, German

About Me

I am a fully qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language and have been teaching English, French and German for 5 years at various language schools, tutoring institutes and privately. I also work as a freelance translator.

Education

I have A Levels and studied German at the Goethe Institute in Munich to C1 (bachelor’s level). I am currently studying again further for a post graduate diploma in translation at the University of Westminster.

Experience / Qualifications

I have 5 years experience of teaching English, French and German at all levels, to all ages (5 to 80 years of age). I’m fully TEFL qualified and also work as a freelance translator.
I have been tutoring the equivalent of GCSE and A Level students in Germany for almost 5 years now at a private tutoring school, now online from the U.K. I specialise in grammar, speaking and reading as well as exam preparation with 95% improvement results.
I have recently returned to the UK after living in Germany for 10 years where I worked as an English, French and German teacher and translator. I have years of experience in exam preparation as well as a high rate of success. I specialise in grammar, speaking and reading.

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