French courses, Literature, French as a foreign language (FLE)
Associate Professor, Doctor of Letters, translator, teaches French, Literature and French as a Foreign Language. This course can be addressed to: - high school students needing support in French; - higher education students needing support in French and comparative literature, in essay and commentary methodology, or in translation studies (from English, German, Italian or Greek modern); -to any French-speaking person needing a refresher in grammar and spelling; - to any non-French speaking person who needs and wants to learn to speak French (English can be used as an intermediate language if necessary).
Italian to cheer you up: 5 comforting books about Italy that lift your mood and bring you joy.
"Under the Tuscan Sun" by Frances Mayes, "The Enchantress of Florence" by Salman Rushdie, "A Room with a View" by E. M. Forster, "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert, "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Armin. Depending on the student's level, lessons will be delivered in English or Italian.
French Private Lessons for any level (taught in English)
I offer private tutoring lessons in French using interactive approaches and methods adapted to each student. During the lessons you will be able to practice your reading, speaking and writing skills. I will also introduce you to the francophone culture, including literature. I grew up in Geneva and I am currently a Masters student at ETHZ. The lessons I am offering are suitable for any level - from beginners to advanced students - both for secondary school and University students. One of my priority will be to help you reach constantly new objectives while enjoying learning. I hope to hear from you soon!
Impeccable French: private classes tailored for you
Whether you'd like to sharpen your style, perfect your oral skills, prepare an exam or just start from scratch, I'd be glad to walk you through the jungle of the French language. My methods are based on listening, dialog and creativity: they adjust to match your needs, goals and interests may you be looking for help with academic French at school, conversational French, or writing tips (you name it!) You can count on lots of videos, podcasts, articles, songs, fiction and non fiction texts, photos, art pieces, social media posts, TV series, etc. as well as oral and written homemade exercises, tests, etc. to go on at your own pace with autonomy. I am there to make you feel comfortable and confident and help you reveal your linguistic and literary skills in a relaxed and playful atmosphere. Your questions, doubts and mistakes will be the engine of the classes. I studied Modern Literature and Creative Writing in Paris and I have tutored students of all ages and proficiency since 2017. I keep on learning as well with each and everyone of my students. Feel free to contact me! Thank you! Noémie
French private lessons by university graduate in Letters
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 student will thus be able to learn to structure his ideas, argue coherently (and convincingly) and enrich his vocabulary. It is essential for me to have written work from the student between each lesson. 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.
(I)GCSE English Literature / IB English Literature
Having difficulties analysing poems and prose in your (I) GCSE / IB English Literature course? Looking to amp your essays up a notch and finally get that A/A* or 6/7 that you have been dreaming of? I am here to help. The first thing to remember: though analysing works of literature isn't always fun, everybody can master the techniques of how to do it. But learning takes time, which the school teacher may often lack. Indeed, it has been my own experience that English teachers often choose width over depth, and so discussions are cut short for the sake of covering all elements of the teaching programme, leaving many interesting aspects of a particular work unexplored. Or sometimes it's just the attention that wanders off as the teacher is explaining these pesky concepts of "writer's voice", "writer's tone", "meter", "rhymescheme" and so on. Let me assure you: that, too, happens even to the best of us. What I can offer you is exactly what a teacher normally does not time for: exploring a work of literature in as much detail (both analytical and technical) as it takes to push the quality of your essays up to the desired level. My approach is informed by IB / (I)GSCE Eng Lit course guidelines to make sure that the quality of your answer would be developed in accordance with what examiners want to see. Armed with a deep passion for literature on the one hand (reading and writing poems and short stories are one of my favorite things to do) and knowledge of ways of critical analysis (obtained in IB English Lit and reinforced by philosophy courses on university level) which are of tremendous importance in literary analysis as well, I will show you how to deconstruct any piece, how to place it in its cultural context, and make educated guesses about the links between cultural context and the author's choice of stylistical devices. And best of all - unlike in the classroom, the learning experience is tailored to you (based on your way of learning / remembering) and delivered in a highly interactive way! The skills described above, coupled with general essay writing tips will lend authority and style to your summative essays and exam answers, boosting your academic confidence. Ready to leave unsatisfactory essays in the past? Then contact me today!
IB English literature and English B for pre-IB, IB1 and IB2
I am a student at the University of Warwick in Politics, Economics and philosophy. I have taught French and English for 4 years, at all levels for a wide age range. I can teach English in French, Finnish and Mandarin. I am currently a research assistant at the University of Aalto in the international Business department. Having graduated from the International Baccalaureate with 41 points, I understand how challenging it can be to find a tutor who will support you through these rough two years. However, by working together I am sure we can find a way to make this time a bit less stressful, while bringing you the grades you need!
Modern greek language-The easy way: read, write, and speak Greek [for all levels]
With these lessons we aim to have a practical and theoritical acquaintance with the modern greek language and learn to: -read Greek -write Greek -speak Greek -greek grammar and syntax *For those who want to learn how to speak Greek, I have planned a specific guideline that acquires minimum 10 lessons, so you can communicate effectively in Greek! *For those who want to learn the greek language overall, we make a plan together, according to the needs and the purpose of each person!
Literature and creative writing. Professor and advisor to writers.
Teacher of language, literature and creative writing, with experience in private classes, whether as study aid or for the pleasure of learning. Advice on writing projects: I help you and accompany you in the process of creating your book.
Aide aux devoirs pour primaire/ collège/ lycée etc...
Étudiante en neuropsychologie, j’ai passé mon baccalauréat en 2018 au lycée français Vincent Vang gogh de la Haye . Je propose d’aider pour les devoirs et adore trouver des méthodes ludiques afin de rendre le travail stimulant ! Je n’ai aucun soucis à travailler avec des enfants en difficulté .
Teacher of IGCSE, MYP and IB English Language and Literature specialised in text analysis, academic writing and exam preparations.
I am an IGCSE, MYP and IB Teacher of English Language & Literature Teacher since 2014. I currently teach IGCSE English A Language and Literature, IB MYP and DP English Language & Literature, and IB DP English A Literature. I have also been working as an IB External Examiner for IB English A Literature since July 2016, and an IGCSE English A Language and Literature Examiner since July 2020. My passion lies in Education & Literature and I have been teaching it for 8 years now. My professional experience, aside from my current position, ranges from teaching in both public and international private schools, to independent language schools. In addition to my professional experience, I am holder of an IB Diploma, BA in English & Education, MA in Education, and the Swiss-verified teaching certificate.
Learn Greek online through intensive or specialized courses
Learn the Greek language from A to "Ω". Greek for everyday life, through intensive or specialized courses (Theatrical Games, Ancient Greek Syntaxis, Literature, Greek Poems and Songs). Holding a BA in History from The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, a Diploma in Acting, and a Master of Arts in Theatre Directing from the University of East London, and having a more than 15 years experience in teaching Greek for adults and children, I am sure we will find various interesting and playfull ways for you to get acquainted with the Greek language and Culture.
Language and/or literature classes. All ages.
From parsing to text comments. (Elementary, That, Baccalaureate) Spanish for foreigners. Preparation for language and literature exams throughout the school year. I am passionate about this subject and I love being able to convince young people how fun it can be.
Speed-Reading, Philosophy, Literacy, Literature, Psychology
Here's what I can do for you: - Develop a reading habit (a book a week is not an unreasonable goal); - Teach you how to speed-read so you can read twice, or thrice, as fast without loss in comprehension (speed-reading is really just a fancy name for college-level reading skills, a phenomenon which can be taught and practised without recourse to magical beliefs); - Take you through a tour through the body of Western Classics that Wikipedia defines as a "body of high culture literature, music, philosophy, and works of art ... from Socrates to Wittgenstein in philosophy, and from Homer to James Joyce in literature"; - And finally, be an English conversational partner and personal tutor who does all the usual things to help you enjoy speaking and reading in English (about how English is formally taught, most "dreaded" English tests and exams are really variants of IQ tests that have little to no relations to how a language is learned and acquired).
Private Spanish classes with an experienced native teacher
Do you want to learn Spanish? Whatever your goal is (travel, Leaving Certificate, work ...) together we will achieve it. My name is Javier, and I am a young native Spanish teacher, but with the best training (graduated in Hispanic Philology and Master in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language) and years of experience, both face-to-face and online. I always try to make my classes as individualized as possible, preparing materials specifically for you, and which are also dynamic and interesting. In addition, I like to bring cultural aspects to the classroom, because learning a language is not just knowing how to express oneself correctly, it is much more! If you are interested or have any questions, please contact me! Cheers!