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Carol Collingwood - EFL Tutor/Dissertation/Essay Proofreading/Editing

Carol Collingwood Dissertation/ Proofreading Tutor (Coventry)

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  • Leamington Spa (CV32) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 14 Mar 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Coventry, Solihull, Stratford-on-Avon
Contact Me
  • Professional Qualification Certificate in Education (FE)
  • Professional Qualification Master in Education and Industry
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check I have a current DBS certificate
  • Professional Membership Member of Cambridge English
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
I have been teaching for approximately 25 years and have supported many students in achieving the level of English they need to either study or work in the UK or in other English speaking countries around the world.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
IELTS examination preparation.
Business English.
Cambridge First Certificate (FCE)
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE)
General English
Tell me about your qualifications.
Certificate in Education (FE)
Master in Education and Industry

As well as having a number of teaching qualifications I am constantly updating my knowledge of English language teaching by taking short courses to improve my knowledge and skills.
What kind of experience do you have?
Many years ago I taught undergraduate and postgraduate students a variety of business related subjects. Many of my students were from overseas and this is where I became aware of the specific problems they faced, studying for a degree in a second language. They had to work twice as hard as the UK students and I admired them for their perseverance.

This lead me to focus on teaching English as a Foreign Language and I have now been teaching for approximately 20 years.
How much do you charge?
IELTS preparation - £30.00 per hour
Business English - £30.00 per hour
Dissertation/Essay Proofreading - The fee depends upon the number of words, the level of English and the timescale. Please email me to discuss your individual needs.
Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) - £30.00 per hour
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE) - £30.00 per hour
General English - £25.00 per hour
TOEFL - £25.00 per hour
Where do you teach?
I predominately teach online via Skype but I also travel to business establishments and to students' homes in the neighbouring towns of Stratford upon Avon, Leamington Spa and Warwick. I am also able to travel to South Birmingham, Solihull and Shirley in the West Midlands.
When are you available?
Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 8.00pm
Friday - 8am - 4pm.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach adults from elementary level up to advanced level. Most of my students are studying for recognised examinations such as IELTS or the Cambridge Advanced or First Certificates.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Cambridge First Certificate
Cambridge Advanced Certificate
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I predominately teach via Skype because most of my students are familiar with it and, usually, already have access to it. Skype allows us to share screens and to write messages and this, along with emailing materials and working from text books, has always been a successful method for students to improve their English.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Cambridge English
Where and with whom did you train?
CELTA - Warwickshire College
Masters in Education and Industry - University of Warwick.