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Julia Ward - EFL/French/ Life & Business Coach Swindon

Julia Ward Business English Teacher (Swindon)

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  • Professional Qualification BA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and German) , NLP Practitioner, Business and Life Coaching certification.
  • Professional Qualification DELTA (teaching English as a Foreign Language to adults)
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Current DBS held
  • Professional Membership ANLP, AC, UKCPD
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Personal Message
I'm committed to helping people like you achieve your potential. I am passionate about teaching and learning. I am challenging and supportive, organised and reliable.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach English and French for business, exam preparation and travel.
I teach AS and A Level French, IELTS and Cambridge exams. I also coach nurses and doctors to success in the new OET test (Occupational English Test)
I also offer Life and Business coaching
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have an honours degree in Modern Languages from Bristol Polytechnic
I have DELTA (Diploma for the Teaching of English as a Foreign language to Adults) from British Council in Paris
I have NLP Practitioner status from UKCPD Swindon
I have a business and Life Coaching certificate from UKCPD Swindon
What kind of experience do you have?
25 years in Education Management, teacher training and language coaching in language schools in Paris, Toulouse, Bordeaux and Oxford. I have taught English to professionals and students of all nationalities. I have taught business, technical, academic, and general English and French for Business and GCSE & A Level French in-company and privately since January 2014 when I began working for myself.
I specialised for five years in coaching French university- level students to get into the Elite French business and Engineering schools.
How much do you charge?
I charge £25/h for general/exam focused language tutoring, £30/h for Business French or English or presentation skills training.
Life Coaching is £50 for a session of 60- 90 minutes.
Where do you teach?
I teach and coach from my home office in Stratton.
When are you available?
I am available Monday to Saturday.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach all ages from 12 years to adult
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare students to take IELTS, CAE, CPE, FCE, TOEIC, TOEFL
French exams including DILF, DELF, DALF, French GCSE, A Level
I coach trainee teachers embarking on the CELTA or DELTA.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up to date DBS.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I belong to the ANLP
I am a member of the UKCPD.
I am a member of the AC.
Where and with whom did you train?
My university degree in French and German is from Bristol Polytechnic. I did the CELTA at Gloscat, Cheltenham before going out to France to live. I spent 10 years in Paris and trained further at the British Council, where I passed the DELTA (Diploma to teach English as a Foreign Language to Adults). I moved down to Toulouse where I was based for a little over three years before returning to the UK in 2001. More recently, I trained with Tony Nutley at the UKCPD, Swindon, where I attained my Life and Business Coaching Diploma and NLP Practitioner status.
Tell me about some of your current students.
I am currently working with Japanese expatriates working for Honda in swindon and coaching doctors and nurses at Swindon GW hospital to achieve success in the Academic IELTS test. I am coaching business people who are learning Business/technical English and French as well as students of English as a foreign language aiming to take the Cambridge FCE & CAE. IELTS preparation, both the academic and general modules, is an ongoing part of my tutoring for both native and non-native students, as is GCSE, AS and A level French. I am also teaching Business French in-company. I offer support and coaching to trainee teachers of English as a foreign language undertaking the CELTA or DELTA. I am a qualified NLP practitioner and Life Coach specialising in career coaching and relationship coaching.