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Bernadette Carter Business English Teacher (Gloucester)

Bernadette Carter

  • Central Tewkesbury (GL20) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 03 May 2018
  • Sex: Female
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Personal Message
I welcome new students! Get in touch and we can have an initial chat for no charge. I look forward to meeting you!
Which subject(s) do you teach?
General English as a Second Language
Cambridge First Certificate
Cambridge Advanced Certificate
Cambridge Proficiency
Business English
Tell me about your qualifications.
Oxford University (BA) in English Literature and Language
TEFL qualification from Trinity College, London
Postgraduate Certificate (Distinction) in English Language Teaching (Coventry) (2014)
Postgraduate Diploma in English Literature (Warwick) (2017)
I am currently studying for an MA in English Literature
What kind of experience do you have?
I set up and ran English classes for employees in a large food factort, from Starter to Advanced levels, for three years.
I’ve held one to one lessons in my home or the student's for over 8 years. I've taught students of many nationalities.
I’ve worked in Summer schools with teenagers, and for InLingua.
I’ve worked for 6 years for an engineering company, tutoring a Japanese interns
I take in home study students, who live and are taught in my home, through Homelingua
I’ve done some work for Tutlo online teaching platform.
Mostly I now teach one to one via Skype, all ages, nationalities and language needs.

How much do you charge?
Initial chat is free.
General English as a Second Language - £20 per hour
Exam Preparation - £20 per hour except for Proficiency level, which is £30
Business English - £30 per hour
(Travel to Businesses for teaching is charged at Business mileage rates).
Where do you teach?
Online, using Skype/email.
From my home, High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
For Business work I can travel to Tewkesbury, Ashchurch, Cheltenham, Gloucester or Evesham,(Worcestershire).
When are you available?
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday - 8.00am - 10.00pm
Which ages and levels do you teach?
All levels
All ages
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Cambridge First Certificate
Cambridge Advanced
Cambridge Proficiency
Cambridge BULATS and Business English Certificate
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I use Skype, using the writing feature as well as video.
I also use a whiteboard.

I scan readings and exercises and email them before the lesson.
Students send homework by email.
For exam courses the student and I both buy a copy of the necessary book.
Where and with whom did you train?
Trinity College London and Eckersley College Oxford. (TEFL Certificate)
Coventry University (Diploma in English Language Teaching)
Tell me about some of your current students.
A young Italian lady is working hard for her Cambridge Advanced exam, whilst living as an au pair in London.

A Japanese visitor lives in Cambridge and has lessons with me in the company where he works monthly, and Skype lessons twice weekly. The lessons help him in his work, and to adapt to his culture. The Japanese students stay for 5 months and usually achieve promotion when they go back to their head office in Japan.

A young French lady( only 13yrs) will stay with me for two weeks this summer. She is a Beginner in English.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I am here to help.