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Trusted teacher: Having had 15 years of piano lessons, one thing has been constant through the performances and exams I have taken - Enjoyment. This is a key aspect that the students enjoy playing the instrument and are motivated to keep on playing and learning new pieces or techniques. Piano has often in my life been my biggest hobby and an escape from other things going on, and this is something I hope to provide to anyone interested in learning this wonderful instrument. I am able to teach all abilities ranging from causal lessons up to Grade 8 standard for Piano. Having had 9 years of singing within Chapel, University and Scottish Choirs, I have been able to cover a wide range of repertoire and techniques on how to improve my singing style. During both school and university, Singing within choirs was my biggest extra-curricular, and I aim to teach lessons in a way that can encourage budding singers to grow in their confidence and ability. Singing is a social and enjoyable experience, and this is the key thing in lessons that students choose to learn songs and techniques they are keen to cover and feel engaged when improving their singing. I am able to teach all abilities ranging from causal lessons up to Grade 5 standard for Singing. I have both an ARSM Diploma and an ATCL Associate's Degree from ABRSM and Trinity College London, meaning I play up to Undergraduate standard. Combined with being a Graduate in Mathematics and Music, which has included opportunities to teach in my degree for Mathematics, means I have knowledge over how to ensure lessons remain engaging and students are kept motivated. I am a member of the University of Edinburgh's choir and NYCOS National Choir, while also having a Choral Scholarship at Church of the Sacred Heart and Old Saint Paul's Church. Involvement within these, along with past choirs such as the Fettes College Chapel Choir, has meant I am a strong singer and know how to get the best out of a singing lesson. Helping out with conducting across some of these choirs has given me experience of teaching Music, and alongside teaching Mathematics to primary schools, I can use these skills of being organised and having good communication to help make my lessons engaging.
Piano · Singing · Music theory
Trusted teacher: The course will be led in the comfort of my studio. It is one to one class. The aim of the course will be to show, using practical demonstrations how a simple straightforward painting method can be an effective way of achieving fresh-looking painting. The participants will learn the main principles of watercolour technique, composition, and mixing colours. They will learn how to create a complete painting fitting up sketches, photographs and still life objects. They will learn how to improvise using additional materials as masking fluid, salt, sponge etc. At the end of the course participants will go home with many small experiments on paper and one or two completed paintings, depending on desire. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: I am going to combine talking, demonstration and working with participant on their projects. The sessions will be more practical with a lot of demonstrations and experiments. Use hands-on technique. During the course I am going to use photographs, still life and books as inspirational images (mainly botanical) for the main projects and experiments. Participants are welcome to bring their own photographs. First three weeks participants will improvise on many different pieces of paper. They will learn how to make a basic sketch on to the paper with 2B pencil. I will introduce some principles of watercolour technique. We going to learn and explore watercolour technique in combination with other materials for creating interesting effects. I am going to talk about the colours and light in painting. Participants will learn about primary, secondary colours, about the light and contrast. Colour temperature and how it helps with the perspective. There will be demonstration of some useful colour mixes. Simple rules of composition will be introduced as well. We going to explore brush strokes and how to make different marks on paper. Experiments with salt, beads, collage, and masking fluid will be part of the course. When the participants feel familiar and confident with the technique, we will start working on the main project after the third week. WHAT STUDENTS CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: Basic principles of watercolour technique, colour mixing, composition and perspective. How to use masking fluid. How to combine additional materials (salt, beads, leaves, sponge) for creating texture and other effects on painting. The techniques we going to explore are wet in wet, using masking fluid and lifting, using salt, adding texture, seeds, collage, using gesso, combing watercolours with ink. RESOURCES REQUIRED BY STUDENTS / ADDITIONAL COSTS: Watercolour paints, one small tube of acrylic-white; Brushes, large and medium rounded brushes. Sizes from 2 to 16 variable, and one rigger brush (with long fine hairs for fine lines); One big and one medium flat brush; Palette knives (may use credit card) for flicking paint and applying bold large strokes. Pencil 2B, black ink pen; Painting surfaces: heavy paper-sketchbook (preferably A3). Please bring your own watercolour palette and an empty jar (500ml or bigger)
Studio art · Painting · Arts and crafts
Are you eager to navigate daily life in a Chinese-speaking environment with confidence? Join "Practical Chinese: Communicate with Ease," a comprehensive course designed to equip you with essential Mandarin Chinese language skills for effective everyday communication. Whether you're traveling, working, or connecting with friends and family, this class will provide you with the tools to speak Chinese fluently and naturally. In this course, you will: - Learn Key Phrases and Vocabulary: Master common expressions and vocabulary needed for everyday interactions, such as ordering food, shopping, asking for directions, and making small talk. - Practice Real-Life Scenarios: Engage in role-playing activities and practical exercises that simulate real-life situations, enhancing your ability to communicate with native speakers. - Develop Listening and Speaking Skills: Improve your pronunciation and listening comprehension through interactive listening exercises and speaking practice. - Understand Cultural Context: Gain insights into Chinese culture and customs to communicate more effectively and respectfully. - Build Confidence: Receive personalized feedback and support from experienced instructors to build your confidence in using Mandarin Chinese in various contexts. Why Learn Chinese for Everyday Communication? Mandarin Chinese is spoken by over a billion people worldwide and is becoming increasingly important in global business, travel, and cultural exchange. By learning to speak Chinese for everyday communication, you will: - Expand Your Opportunities: Open doors to new career prospects, travel experiences, and cultural connections. - Enhance Your Cognitive Skills: Improve your memory, problem-solving abilities, and multitasking skills through language learning. - Foster Cross-Cultural Understanding: Develop a deeper appreciation for Chinese culture and traditions, fostering more meaningful connections with Chinese-speaking individuals. Whether you're a beginner or have some prior knowledge of Mandarin, "Practical Chinese: Communicate with Ease" will help you achieve your language goals and enrich your daily life with the ability to communicate in Chinese. Join us and start your journey to fluency today!
Mandarin chinese · Communication skills
Physics (O-Levels): This course covers the fundamental concepts of physics, including mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, and magnetism. Students will engage in both theoretical lessons and practical experiments to develop a deep understanding of physical principles and their applications. Mathematics (O-Levels): This course provides a comprehensive understanding of mathematical concepts such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, and probability. Students will enhance their problem-solving skills and learn to apply mathematical techniques to real-world situations. Marketing: This course explores the principles and strategies of marketing, including market research, consumer behavior, product development, pricing strategies, promotion, and distribution. Students will learn how to create and implement effective marketing plans. Business Communication: This course focuses on the development of effective communication skills in a business context. Topics include writing business reports and emails, delivering presentations, interpersonal communication, and professional etiquette. Students will practice and refine their communication skills through various assignments and projects. Adobe Illustrator: This course introduces students to Adobe Illustrator, a vector graphics editor. Students will learn to create illustrations, logos, and other graphic designs using the software's tools and features. The course covers basic to advanced techniques, including typography and image manipulation. Adobe Photoshop: This course covers the essentials of Adobe Photoshop, a powerful image editing software. Students will learn to edit photos, create digital artwork, and manipulate images using layers, filters, and other tools. The course includes both fundamental skills and advanced techniques. Adobe XD: This course focuses on Adobe XD, a user experience design tool for web and mobile applications. Students will learn to design interactive prototypes, wireframes, and user interfaces. The course includes lessons on user-centered design principles and best practices. WordPress by Elementor: This course teaches students how to build and customize websites using WordPress and the Elementor page builder. Topics include setting up a WordPress site, using Elementor to create and edit pages, integrating plugins, and optimizing websites for performance and SEO.
Information technology · Business writing · Math
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