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Barbara Tremain English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Truro)

Barbara Tremain

  • Penzance (TR20) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 11 Apr 2018
  • Sex: Female
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Personal Message
Hi! I look forward to tutoring you in English as a Second or Foreign language, KS2, KS3, Adult Literacy or Proofreading your work.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English as a Second or Foreign Language
Adult Literacy
Proof Reading
Dissertation/Thesis support
Tell me about your qualifications.
TESOL (Trinity Cert)
Bsc Hons Horticulture
Literacy Level 2
Numeracy Level 2
What kind of experience do you have?
Teaching English as a Second language to many different nationalities
Teaching Horticulture online
Teaching English online
Proofreading and editing Academic work written in English up to PhD level for non native speakers of English
Adult Education - supporting dyslexics with Literacy
Teaching Assistant in schools with SEN pupils
Private tutoring KS2 and KS3
Family Learning Parents & Children Literacy through creative activities Art, Crafts,Cooking,Growing edibles indoors & outside
How much do you charge?
£25 per hour ESOL
£20 per hour Literacy
£20 per hour KS2 and KS3
£17.50 per hour Proof Reading
£35 per hour Group/Family lessons
40 pence per mile travel
Discounts for Block Bookings Min 10 lessons
Where do you teach?
Will teach in students homes in Penzance, St.Ives, St.Just, Marazion, Mousehole, Hayle, Gulval, Heamoor, Redruth, Camborne, Truro, Helston, Porthleven, Falmouth,and nearby areas in Cornwall.
I am willing to travel 30 miles.
When are you available?
I am available Mon - Fri 10-4
Weekends and evenings on request
No seasonal variations
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I prefer age 14 and above, from beginner to upper intermediate
Younger considered upon request and need
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Practice and revision support ESOL/Literacy up to GCSE. ESOL PET, (B1) Cambridge FCE.(B2)
ESOL E1, E2, E3
Literacy Level 2
Proofreading help provided at any level
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have six, as I work within several organisations.
My status is automatically updated on the DBS website.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Googletalk and Skype can be used for Language practice. discussion and question and answer sessions.

*Proofreading can be submitted to me by email.

Bespoke packages can be designed for individual needs. Please enquire.

NOTE* Dissertation/Essay proofreading is better served when submitted to me as far in advance of the deadline as possible.
Sending in sections as they are finished is most effective.
Last minute requests, especially over a weekend are often unable to be met, nonetheless please do enquire as exceptions are possible.
A contract is issued and a £35 deposit to cover the first 2 hours of work is to be paid in advance please. This secures the work for the student and myself.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Institute for Learning
Institute of Horticulture
Where and with whom did you train?
Plymouth University
Haven House Truro Cornwall
Tell me about some of your current students.
Current CV is available to view on this site.

Online tutoring with Careerline Courses(Australia)

Proof Reading.
UKUni University applications and academic work for non native English speakers. From China, the Far East and the Middle East..
Diploma application - Austrian student.
Dissertation (Undergraduate). Tanzanian student. Cardiff University.

Adult Education services and Family learning (Cornwall Council) - Literacy, Horticulture,ESOL and mentoring,
Dyslexic support
SEN school pupils


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Proof reading for language errors in marketing and publicity information, The Donna Trust

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KS2 tutoring for girl.


Kent School of English European Teenagers

Academia Atlantico Malaga Spain PET (B1) Teens, Trinity A2 10-12 years, Cambridge FCE (B2) Teens. (Recently returned from Spain)
Private adults: Spanish clients: Architect B1 - Professional English ; Brain Surgeon - Conversation ; Co-ordinator Medicin Sans Frontiers - Professional English Summer school Westonbirt Gloucestershire European teens

Muchado Sprachen und Reisen Activity Holiday German Tour party Padstow

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Private individual and group ESOL lessons

Personal English tutor for holiday visitors, with optional continued online support when returned home.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Please do approach me with your personal requirements, and I will endeavour to meet them accordingly.
All students are individual, and I can be adaptable.

I prefer a commitment to a series of 10 lessons or more, then consistent progress can be made, and a good working relationship established...but will consider all requests depending upon personal needs.