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Luis Pousada - Portuguese Tutor in Central and Greater London

Luis Pousada Portuguese Tutor (Bromley)

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  • Beckenham (BR3) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 20 Nov 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Camden, Croydon, Greenwich, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Westminster
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Experienced Portuguese tutor based in London.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach Portuguese and French
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a BA in Law by the Universidade de Lisboa. An MA in Medieval History from Birkbeck College, UCL and have a postgraduate course in translation by City University.
What kind of experience do you have?
I worked for six years in Portugal as a fully qualified lawyer by the Portuguese Law Society (Ordem dos Advogados), during which time I worked with international clients and was asked to translate legal and official documents.

I graduated from Birkbeck, UCL, with a 2.1 in MA in Medieval History. I've also successfully completed a postgraduate degree in translation at City University, London.

I have been teaching Portuguese for the last eight years on a freelance basis and have prepared students for their GCSE and A level exams as well as taught business clients and students who have a Portuguese spouse. I have also helped prepare students for final exams at university level. I have acted as a moderator for Portuguese GCSE spoken exams throughout the Greater London area. I am also exam marker for OCR.
How much do you charge?
I charge £35 an hour and 40 for 1.5 hours. I charge special rates for groups and Skype lessons.
Where do you teach?
I am available to teach from home, in Beckenham, but also at the student's office/home in central London or within the greater London area, as long as it is within reasonable distance.
When are you available?
I am available during the week from 9 am to 8 pm.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach any age group. I prepare students for GCSE, A levels and academic exams as well as beginners.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I prepare for GCSEs, A Levels and for final exams at university.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Online lessons are available via Skype.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of the Portuguese Law Society.