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I base my classes on completing exam-style questions from past papers or approved books together with the student and teaching them how to think mathematically and be able to tackle similar problems. My objective is to ensure the student is able to think independently and provided detailed feedback on their work.
Qualified native English teacher in Cambridge. Personalised teaching method to ensure progress. Tailored practice and further development * speak with confidence * improve your writing * read confidently * improve your listening skills Grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation training, and accent reduction. Make yourself understood with confidence: Pronunciation, elocution, accuracy, vocabulary development, grammar. Writing accurately: Planning, organisation, development. Listening: Grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation. Bespoke lesson-plans, whether for business purposes or for more fluent speaking practice. I have experience teaching every level and currently teach adults face to face in Cambridge. I quickly identify problem areas and work on them using a method that works well with each student-whether on the business premises or in the student's home. Together, we practise pronunciation techniques; fluency; increasing vocabulary; writing; and many more skills - using methods including speaking and listening. Over the years, I have worked with international students, corporate clients, scientists, business entrepreneurs, and translators to enhance their communication skills regarding clarity, intelligibility, confidence, accuracy, and vocabulary range. I encourage the student to speak as much as possible by using a variety of techniques to provide material to talk about, using everyday vocabulary. Student's comment-Alejandro: "I am really happy with my progress and the way Emma makes every lesson interesting." More specialist vocabulary is explained for work purposes. I am extremely patient and have experience teaching learners from all over the world and therefore understand particular pronunciation difficulties. I provide a lot of help with common problems encountered, using, for example: tenses, phrasal verbs, and word order in sentences. Student's comment-Izabela: "She helped me find some weaknesses right away in my first lesson and she was immensely helpful in explaining everything in detail during our sessions and in the written feedback." I am a native English speaker with a clear voice and am qualified through Trinity College London in TESOL. I also have an NVQ III in Business and Administration. Contacts are available for nearby, friendly, professional host families at reasonable prices. Student's comment-Linde: "What’s even better is that she takes my incorrect sentences as examples as well, which makes it easier to apply the grammar to my everyday life."
Vocabulary · Public speaking · Communication skills
I have 4 years of experience tutoring Biology, Chemistry and Science up to A-levels. This lessons are for after-school support. My tutoring lessons involve helping out with assignments, revising content given in class as well as extra content if required by the student, and exam preparation. I really enjoyed teaching these subjects as it is what I pursued further at University. I like to make my lessons as engaging as possible to motivate students to do their best.
Science · Chemistry · Biology
Leon - Cambridge£41
Trusted teacher: I am a friendly, patient and professional Piano, Composition, Production, Music Theory and DJ teacher from London, based in Cambridge. I have 11 years of teaching experience, and have taught pupils from 5 years old to 65! I began composition lessons with Darren Bloom at Forest School, Snaresbrook and was awarded a scholarship to the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, followed by a place at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where I completed an MMus in Composition in 2019. My previous tutors include Richard Ayres, Wim Henderickx, Richard Causton, Edwin Roxburgh, Ed Bennett, Joe Cutler and Howard Skempton. I have also taken masterclasses from Rebecca Saunders, Mario Garuti, Anna Korsun and Colin Matthews. I was the winner of the Orchestre Nouvelle Generation Composers Competition 2016/17, and the Birmingham Conservatoire Orchestral Composition Prize 2015. Distinguished ensembles and performers who have performed my works include the DoelenKwartet, HERMESensemble, Syzygy Quartet, Ossian Ensemble, Noszferatu, Decibel, David Le Page, Patrick Johnson, Sara Minelli, Rowland Sutherland and Colin Alexander. My compositions have been featured at world-famous festivals including the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam and TROMP Percussion Festival, and at venues such as Kings Place and Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, as well as various venues throughout Europe, North America and South Africa. In addition to classical composition, I also write advert soundtracks on a regular basis for clients such as GHD, Lanvin, Japanese Vogue, Mariana Jungman (London Fashion Week), Nowness.com, Cent Magazine and Face Lace. I have completed a number of scores for award-winning short films 'Wanted' by Graeme Montgomery, and 'Genesis' by Beatrix Haxby. I am also a bassoonist, having studied with Adam Mackenzie (New London Chamber Ensemble) and John Orford (London Sinfonietta). I was a member of Essex Youth Orchestra for four years, and have written new repertoire for the instrument including a number of Concert Studies and also a Bassoon Quartet. I am also an active DJ under the alias 'Delian Sound', playing eclectic sets from Garage to Jungle. I studied with international artists including Kasey Riot and Noah Priddle at the London Sound Academy and have performed in venues such as SET, Dalston alongside artists including Chiminyo and D’vo. Tutoring Experience: From 2009-2011 I taught Drumkit to students aged between 10-15 at a local Rock & Pop School. I've also been involved in a number of music courses for children between 2009-2014 as a Supervisor / Sound Technician. In 2016 I began giving private lessons, and built up a group of over 20 pupils ranging from 5 year olds to adults through positive word-of-mouth. Between April-July 2017, I was contracted by a local primary school to give small group lessons in Piano and Guitar. Alongside my studies in Amsterdam, I continued to teach a similarly wide age range of pupils. Since moving to Cambridge I have begun teaching at the Saffron Centre for Young Musicians, and am about to begin a teaching post at Sistema in Norwich. I have an Enhanced DBS check, available upon request. Tutoring Approach: My philosophy in Music Tuition is to improve the student's technique through exercises and pieces which they enjoy. I also provide a general music education as I believe in a holistic approach, and increasing their passion for music which will increase their motivation for practice and improvement.
Music composition · Music theory lessons · Piano
Trusted teacher: Former of the Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle (Bac S, TB), graduated from Imperial College in Aerospace Engineering and having completed an exchange in a French engineering school (Centrale Lyon), I am continuing my Master's training in Cambridge. I propose to put my experience at the service of the success of your children by accompanying them in school, especially in scientific subjects. With several experiences in this field over the past 4 years, I have already been able to support students of all ages and profiles in their studies, from college to Terminale Scientifique. I also benefit from numerous and precious internal resources at Imperial allowing me to better prepare for the different stages of selection of the great British universities (UCAS, Personal statement, etc.). Having myself bypassed the different selection stages of Imperial College London, I am able to offer a preparation based on my own experience. I invite anyone interested in my profile to contact me directly via Apprentices
Physics · Math · Clep test preparation
I started teaching teenagers, one to one, while studying my Music degree at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge in 2015 and have since progressed to be able to teach a variety of age groups, from infant to mature. Currently, I can cover lessons in Electric Bass, Piano and Music Theory. My lessons on the Electric Bass can cover beginners to advanced levels and include learning repertoire of multiple genres, playing techniques, recording, reading bass notation and chord charts, ear training and other musicianship skills and working students up to a professional standard to help them on their way to having a career in music. My lessons on the Piano can cover beginners to an intermediate level, covering Classical and Pop repertoire, scales and other technical exercises, ear training, playing styles and reading notation. My Music Theory lessons can cover beginners to advanced levels, including topics such Jazz harmony, composition and songwriting.
Music theory lessons · Piano · Bass guitar
I am an economics graduate from Durham University looking to help teach people about mathematics and how it applies to real life. I am available to teach mathematics up to A-Level standard and can also help with any questions that students have.
Calculus · Algebra · Math
This class is for anyone aspiring to work in the television industry-specifically the Entertainment genre. You may already be studying a Media Studies or Television Production course and need some advice/extra tuition from an experienced professional. You choose what you want to learn/receive guidance on, including: Prepping and planning Presenting on camera Writing scripts for short programmes Interviewing skills Effective and efficient edit producing How to structure a narrative How to film on location How to direct basic shoots. Film only what you need. Lessons will include viewing your own material and working through it together.
Trade skills · Interviewing skills · Presentation skills
Going through each chapter of the subject in detail, discussing and debating any queries. Cross questions and questionnaire quizzes summarized at the end of the session for a thorough understanding of the topic of the day. Any confusions or questions can be sorted in the next class
Microbiology · Cell biology · Biology
I specialize in tutoring English as a second language for all of you who want to learn English or want to maintain your skills. We can have an informal chat or we can review grammar...it's up to you! If you have any particular requests do ask.
Grammar · English
Mathematics (up to G.C.S.E) I explain the theory of all topics required. Show examples of how to apply the theory and formulas to solve problems.I give class exercises and homework to evaluate the progress of my students. Igbo Language This class is for aspiring Igbo speakers. The focus is for my students to understand and become fluent in speaking Igbo. Teaching and watching students grow from beginner stage to advanced stage is my utmost desire. Learn how to make Nigerian delicacies My goal is to ensure my students learn how to make Nigerian delicacies the Nigerian way. I will provide you with all the recipes, work you through each step and show you the easiest ways to achieve this. By the end of our classes, you will become very creative in your cooking.
Trusted teacher: This class is for anyone looking to improve their written and spoken English or French. The focus can be tailored to you, whether that be conversation practice, grammar or vocabulary lessons, or written exercises. I am a Native English speaker who has grown up in France, taken the French baccalaureate with an additional specialisation in American literature. Whether you have a primary student looking to improve on the basics, you're a high school student writing exams and preparing presentations or an adult aspiring to improve your conversational English or French, I would love to assist you!
Public speaking · Grammar · Vocabulary
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Jack - Lisbon, Portugal£19
Trusted teacher: Hello, my name is Jack, a native English speaker originally from Manchester, England. I have experience teaching English as a second language both online to students in China.And in schools in Italy. I have a diploma in International Business Management from Northumbria University, and studied abroad in Sweden and Portugal and therefore know how important and daunting learning a language can be. I specialise in teaching English as a second language. My aim is to be the lessons fun and engaging. Depending on what you want to learn we can focus on grammar, sentence structure, building vocabulary of a particular topic or start at the basics learning phonics. If you would like support and tutoring on homework or topics you are studying in school I can support students with this and help them achieve in school. I can also teach Business English and help you prepare for a presentation or interview or help with your studies. My class would be perfect for either adults or children wanting to improve their oral and written English skills. Each class will be personalised to your needs and abilities with the first class used to evaluate your level and how we can best use further classes to improve your abilities and see results.
Mark - Lambersart, France£37
Trusted teacher: ***** Availability update made on 09/01/2020. Valid until further notice ***** I offer you my services in order to make you truly effective orally / in writing in English. If you have to use English in the course of your professional activity and you don't get comfortable with it ... If you are tired of being spotted immediately as French ... If you don't know still not when to use the present perfect / preterite .... I'm here to help you and make you progress. * Linguist by training and author of school textbook in this capacity. Note that I am not this young student who had a good mark in the Baccalaureate or this other who is supposedly bilingual. I have been teaching as a teacher in the National Education since 1995 and I can tell you that teaching cannot be improvised. It is not an activity that we do "like that". I offer you my expertise and my experience. By the way, to have 10/20 in the Baccalaureate, it is enough to have the A2 level (which is theoretically expected at the end of 3rd year) so I let you imagine the desperation of future engineers who must obtain at least 750 in the TOEIC! (the equivalent of level B2!) * Daily monitoring possible via internet. * Each course is prepared according to your needs. Feedback is always given. * Specialized in "phonology": intonation, word accent, connections ... Oral grammar. * Adaptation to all levels: from college to post-baccalaureate through high school. => Post-bac: preparation for TOEIC, TOEFL, iELTS, Cambridge First-Certificate, Advanced Certificate. => Orals and writings from grandes écoles such as ENA => Orals and writings from business schools (Tremplin-Passerelle ...) Please do not hesitate to contact me for further details.
English · Iep test preparation
Angélique - Bregenz, Austria£25
Trusted teacher: Hello! I am French, born in Burgundy and I grew up between Burgundy and Paris. Experienced teacher, I gave many courses at the Alliance Française, embassies, companies, universities and private lessons. I propose you energetic courses and corresponding to your needs. Through theater training, I can help you develop your skills in this language in a very interactive way. In private lessons or via a webcam, you will be surprised at your progress! I can give you general or specialized French courses (professional, exam preparation ...) but still with a very specific purpose (visit to France, contact with a school ...). Do not hesitate to contact me.
Olivier - Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium£32
Trusted teacher: Native French speaker. Excellent opportunity for e.g. Erasmus students arriving at Louvain-la-Neuve or Chineses partners arriving at the CBTC or for expats residing in the Brabant area. Good and long experience in teaching and coaching. Focus in oral and written communications in all levels. Customised lessons based on your requirements. My goal is to meet my student objectives and needs by gradually improving and enjoying French. My students won't be bored and will be enthusiastic to ask for more. I can address social or business topics of French.
Angela - Ornex, France£23
Trusted teacher: My native language is Spanish (Native, Alicante), I have a Bac +5 degree in Science (Biology) and a Master's degree in Education that gives me an educational experience in education. I give Spanish lessons for those who see the need to learn the language from scratch, or just for those who want to learn it. As each person is different, the courses are tailored to the student's needs, goals and concerns. One of the best ways to learn a language is by immersion, which can be obtained through these courses. The platform to use for the course will be Skype. I want to share with you this experience!
Jonathan - Brussels, Belgium£12
Trusted teacher: Passionate about history, I am at your disposal for any help you would need for the writing of your presentations, end of studies and dissertations in EDM / geography / human sciences and French. Favoring efficiency, I restructure and correct your texts (or your courses) to make your subjects as alive as possible. All seriously, but always in a good mood. I commit myself to correct you and to send the tests regularly after having fixed a schedule of work. But you remain responsible and master of your TFE / memory. In my opinion, teamwork remains the key to success. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me, I will answer in all circumstances!
World history · Humanities
Hugh - Amsterdam, Netherlands£26
Trusted teacher: Are you looking to improve your English with an experienced teacher? Well, I am the teacher for you! I am a British native speaker with over 10 years teaching experience.I hold two university degree's and two professional teaching certificates. My lessons are fun, practical and will improve your confidence in using English for work and pleasure!
Self-improvement · Grammar · English
Jenny - Paris, France£25
Trusted teacher: Hello, I offer courses for preparation of internship interviews for students of BTS Commercial, correction of students at the terminal level, preparation for the oral exam, Spanish classes and conferences on different concepts, school support for children, help with homework, grammar, vocabulary, writing, composition, conversation. Methodology according to the personality and needs of the students. Thank you Jenny
English · French · Spanish
Wēi - Fribourg, Switzerland£44
Trusted teacher: "It's Chinese"!? Maybe, but he is very mysterious and logical. With me, you will learn how this logic works, and you will also discover, the beauty of its originality. I give tutoring since 2010 and my students are all ages. (they are teenagers, adults, or retired) My classes are written and spoken, and I hope to be able to talk to you in Chinese. The goal is of course to be able to speak it. I base my texts on dialogues, stories, great moments of China, but also poems, songs, culture, etc. I personalize all my documents, so the level adapts to the interest of all. I have also created a "WhatsApp" group to make day-to-day learning easier, as it is important to keep it entertaining. I am really passionate about my work, and will be happy to teach you my native language.
Vendula - Pierre-Bénite, France£32
Trusted teacher: Passionate about languages and strong in learning methodology, for 10 years, I have passed on this precious know-how to my students so that they regain self-confidence, progress and improve. I want the learning to be as authentic as possible, relevant to reality, and to your concrete needs. This is why, through my pedagogy inspired by the conclusions of neuroscience, you can live a real experience in French;) Your progress is for me a real source of satisfaction. I offer tailor-made intensive courses, preparation for DILF, DELF, DALF exams for which I am an authorized examiner and corrector. In class, we will focus on the essentials so as not to waste precious time. After classes, on request, I can send you interactive materials or exercises to learn more about what we have done in class and / or prepare you for the next one. I can also offer you a thematic refresher: spelling, oral, written, pronunciation, comprehension, writing, culture, specific vocabulary, particularly economic, linguistic and professional, language registers, idiomatic expressions, accent reduction, etc., writing of your CV or cover letter. I speak several languages (French, English, Spanish, Czech and Slovak) which can facilitate your learning if necessary. Flexible, available, patient, pedagogue, I remain at your disposal for any further information. .................................................. .................................................. ........................ Regarding DILF, DELF, DALF PREPARATIONS: >>> As a DILF, DELF, DALF examiner, I prepare for exams ranging from level A1.1 to C2. Having in-depth knowledge of the requirements of the tests and the evaluation criteria, I can provide you with the keys to earn points, the right tips and feedback on your achievements so that you can be calm and confident when taking the test. real. >>> Together, we will first make an inventory to find out where you stand, define your needs and your objective and the best strategy to achieve it. This will give us a better idea of how many lessons you will need. We will practice until you are comfortable. With me, we will aim 100/100, to have 75/100 on the day of the exam. >>> Your learning style will be taken into account and I will adapt as best as possible to your requests. I have great schedule flexibility. First class is to get to know and talk about organization. >>> The rhythm will therefore be defined according to your needs. If you're in a rush, plan to work outside of class as well. To pass the exam in the best possible way, consider starting to prepare early. >>> In practice: I will give you tips and advice on how to succeed in comprehension (CO, CE) and in class we will mainly focus on productions (PO, PE) which require feedback from the teacher or interactions. .................................................. .................................................. ........................ PRICE INFORMATION (general course or exam preparations): Group rates (from 2 people) on request. Flexible hours during the week. Except exception, I do not work on weekends. I have the SIRET number I can provide you with invoices! Cancellation of agreed appointment possible 24 hours in advance. Cancellation in less than 24 hours, the appointment remains chargeable. The 24 hour rule being reciprocal, I agree to respect the same deadline.
French · Test prep
Elena - Watermael-Boitsfort, Belgium£42
Trusted teacher: Singing lessons (lessons for children below): Graduate of the Brussels Conservatory in jazz singing (Master), I sing professionally and am pedagogue for 20 years now. I offer private lessons and semi-singing in Watermael-Boitsfort (corner of the broom). Classes are directed to the desires and demands of the student. Here is what I propose ... Voice technique: through vocalizations and other fun exercises, learn to use your body and your voice in an effective and healthy way. Directory (or not): chosen by the student and the teacher. My preference goes to jazz and all its branches and roots (bossa, brazilian, blues, gospel, polyphony, ...) because it's for me the best training but I'm open and I sing myself (almost) every other styles ;-) Improvisation: the best for the end :-) listening exercise, creativity, self-expression, voice and musicality. Through very progressive and clear exercises, we will explore (if the pupil desires) vocal improvisation. Music lessons for children (from 1 year to + -6-7 years old): Animation of 30 min or 45 min (depending on age) with the same structure that remains, the songs change. Song or rhythmic activity to say hello Gesture song (fine psychomotricity) Songs with maracas eggs (keep a pulse, manipulate the eggs, work on coordination) Presentation of a musical instrument Song to be accompanied by children of different percussion instruments Song to move or dance Pre music theory or recognition exercise of noises or instruments (depends on age) Song to say goodbye
Children's music · Singing
Elise - Écublens, Switzerland£55
Trusted teacher: French private lessons are for students wishing: - consolidate their bases in grammar, spelling - improve their language skills (allophone students) - improve their speaking skills (conversation classes) -profect the written expression - ECR exams - prepare for the written examinations at the end of the studies (maturity, certificate of completion) - help with the writing of works of maturity (or other works of end of studies), of dissertation - work on argumentative texts - acquire a method to analyze literary texts - fill gaps - improve their spelling - prepare for oral exams (maturity, compulsory leaving certificates) - learn how to perform bibliographic research For help with writing: The objective is above all to acquire effective tools. The pupil will thus be able to learn to structure his ideas, to argue in a coherent (and convincing) way and to enrich his vocabulary. For the corrections of end of studies work: so that the meeting with the student is at the most profitable, I ask him to send me his writings before the meeting. Apart from my presence with the student, any course involves a preparation time before and after the lesson, including the work that I correct. My goal is to design an individualized course, so I take the time to write detailed comments on corrected work or tips to ensure maximum success for everyone. For example, an editorial correction can easily be the subject of a detailed commentary of 4 typewritten pages. For adults (FLE): In order to optimally prepare the first ones, I take the initiative to inform myself in advance of their objectives / expectations. Whether to practice speaking in everyday life, the professional world or to practice oral presentations, I prepare either PPT or technical sheets in advance that I send by mail ( after booking on the website). The other alternative is to make a PV of the course that I send (or that I print). Giving importance to keeping a written record on the one hand to better memorize the topics covered, on the other hand to better assimilate the spelling. Of a general nature, a concrete situation that responds to the learner's needs is the starting point. From this situation, I address the essential grammatical points.
French · Literature
Mathieu - Paris, France£33
Trusted teacher: Hi everyone, I'm Mathieu, 36 years old, from Paris. I'm a full-time professional french teacher. I lived in Shanghai for more than 5 years where I used to teach in french companies and language institutes. Now, I mainly teach private classes as a freelance, one to one. I have a 7-year teaching experience in China and France, face-to-face and online through Skype. I'm also a teacher in a business school here in Paris.You can check the comments that a few students of mine left here on my profile, to see that i'm a serious and competent teacher. I'm fluent in english and speak an intermediate chinese. I have all the materials necessary ready for you, self made PDF, audio files and much more. I always adapt my classes to the student's needs. We can focus on what's the most important to you. Contact me for any further information, I'm ready to discuss your goals and my teaching method with you so that you can make up your mind.