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How to best memorize another language

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Confessions of a French Grammatician

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Why Learn A Foreign Language?

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What a Foreign Language Can do for Your Career

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  • Sophie G Sloane Square, SW7 Gold Member

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    I am a very patient and dedicated French native speaker. I tailor my lessons to the students' needs and expectations.
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    I help people of all ages and abilities learn Spanish, English and other languages for exams, holidays or business. Learning another language is such a worthwhile thing to do and can open up many doors. I find my work enjoyable and very rewarding.
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    Bonjour, I am a French native tutor, living in the UK since 2000. I currently teach French to a variety of students who are mainly preparing for school exams. GCSE, IGCSE and A level. I also teach primary school children and adults at any level.
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    If you're looking for a mature, experienced and enthusiastic lady as a tutor... you've found her!!
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    I have a genuine passion for the subjects that I teach and I have worked with pupils of all ages and backgrounds. Therefore, I will therefore always be able to uncover the beauty in each subject while making it accessible, interesting, and friendly.
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    My students include those from Eton College, St Paul's Juniors, Merchant Taylor's, Harrow School, Durham University, St Helen's, Cambridge University, Slough / Langley Grammar, Haberdashers 'Aske's Boys', Oxford University and Brunel University
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  • Learning French as a 2nd language. How I see it.

    Maria Barrett French (general) Tutor (Brighton) Picture As far as I'm concerned, verbs and tenses are the core to French language learning. I say this because they underpin the whole language. Obviously, the rote learning method is old-fashioned and out-of-date, although I don't see that everything old fashioned has no value. Nonetheless, today there...
  • Improving Your French With Self-Study

    Waveney Languages Tuition French (general) Tutor (Ipswich) Picture When learning a new language, nothing really beats one to one interaction.  A tutor, whether that is online or in person, is essential if you want to reach a level of proficiency in your chosen language.  However, how do you get that extra practice during the time in between lessons? How do...
  • Fun expressions with vegetables or fruit in

    Isabelle Stevenson French (general) Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture Histoire de légumes! There was a fun question in a game / un jeu, yesterday on the French radio ; the contestants/ les participants had to recall three idiomatic expressions/ idiomes with the name of a vegetable or a fruit/ un légume ou un fruit. They easily won of course, the French language...

 

  • Corporate Capital through Languages Editor's Pick

    Natasha Saed French (general) Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture In a post-Brexit and Trump world, where borders and walls appear to be rising more than being knocked down, languages are more important than ever. Their necessity and power to create and foster not only social, but economic and business relationships is now at the fore of the many benefits they...
  • Teaching grammar - PGCE assignment

    Alice C French (general) Tutor (Dudley) Picture Teaching Grammar The last half a century has seen a plethora of theories and research studies into second language learning and acquisition as experts and practitioners alike try to gain an understanding of how a foreign language (FL) is learnt in order to best inform teaching and learning...
  • Passe compose ou imparfait?

    Isabelle Stevenson French (general) Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture This is every student’s nightmare….. How do we know when to use which? Especially as a direct translation is not always helpful! It is best to think in terms of each tense’s specificity (description, repetitive action, or one-off action?) , and the emphasis you give it in the sentence...