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The Importance of Studying a Language

At a time when the take-up of languages at GCSE, 'A' Level and beyond is decreasing, I want to...
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Learning a language by listening to audiobooks

Different resources for different learning styles The web is full of resources for learning...
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What a Foreign Language Can do for Your Career

As a language student, I heard it a million times: “What are you going to do with those...
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Le Portable (a play I wrote)

LE PORTABLE Les personnages Alain, 17 ans, jamais sans son téléphone portable. André, le...

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  • Caroline G Kingston, KT1

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    I am a native French-speaking teacher with a degree in Marketing and a postgraduate course in teaching French as a foreign language. I have years of experience teaching privately and in adult classes at Kingston University.
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    I enjoy teaching and guiding and supporting learners from various backgrounds. With adequate support, every learner has the potential to reach their goals. I have many years of experience teaching and lecturing in high schools and universities.
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    I have been a teacher for many years and I help people to understand their Maths and give them confidence to see that a good GCSE is attainable. I also enable people to take part in a conversation in French and I use no textbooks.
  • Steven French Caddington, AL5 Silver Member

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    I am a passionate languages teacher of over twenty years experience. I have taught both French and Spanish up to "A" level. I also teach English as a foreign language.I tutor from my house. I also specialise in teaching over the internet.
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    I am a recent graduate from The University of Warwick with extensive experience of teaching, and specifically private tutoring. I will be doing an MSc in Brain and Mind Sciences at UCL commencing October 2016.
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    My Name is Hayley Symes and I am 26 years old. In 2012 I graduated University with a Second Upper Class Honours Degree in Education Studies. I have 4 years experience in private tutoring and i now teach KS3/4 Maths at a secondary school in Bristol.
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French Articles

  • Advice for learning a language

    Hannah Lee French (general) Tutor (South East London) Picture Appreciate the learning experience and remember how far you’ve comeI’m not sure there is a subject where learning is so evident and quantifiable as in languages. Every new word or item of vocabulary is a new item of learning. It is easy to see and count exactly how much you have learnt, to...
  • Why do people learn French?

    Guillaume Key Stage 1 French Tutor (South West London) Picture France and French culture have been major players in Europe as we know it today. France has contributed massively to the common cultural heritage of humanity. In theatre and literature, poetry and philosophy, painting and sculpture, architecture and music, some of the greatest names in...
  • "I don't geddit sir"

    Gareth Robson GCSE French Tutor (South East London) Picture Why do so many struggle to make progress when learning an additional language in a classroom? Why do they not "geddit"? A better question would be "what's to get?"  I've thought about this a lot as I've observed language learners. Those who progress well seem to accept the additional language,...

 

  • Can you learn a language in 5 hours? Editor's Pick

    Maria A. French (general) Tutor (South East London) Picture The answer is: you can't. Of all subjects, foreign languages are the ones that require the longest learning period, as they are, in fact, more than mere "subjects". They are skills, muscles, crafts, bits of a culture, bits of a world, different ways of seeing things, if you will. Therefore if...
  • The Importance of Learning a Foreign Language Editor's Pick

    French (general) Tutor (Southampton) Picture How many times have you been on holiday and been embarrassed to witness British tourists shouting in broken English to the locals in desperate hopes of getting their point across? The longer it goes on, the louder they get, with a poor waiter or shop-keeper becoming more and more confused,...
  • French Vocabulary for GCSE

    Hannah Lee GCSE French Tutor (South East London) Picture When I was studying for my GCSE French, a book that was invaluable to me was French Vocabulary for GCSE by Malvern Language Guides. This handy A5 book consists of lists of vocabulary arranged according to the main topic areas of the GCSE French syllabuses for all the exam boards as well as a...