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Linda de Klerk LAMDA/ RADA Exams Tutor (South East London)

Linda de Klerk Silver Member

  • Herne Hill (SE24) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 25 May 2018
  • Sex: Female
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  • Professional Qualification Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Professional Qualification LAMDA Diploma in Dramatic Arts: Performance Studies LDDA
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Personal Message
I am a qualified English and LAMDA Speech & Drama tutor.
I specialize in creative writing, grammar, verbal and non-verbal reasoning, LAMDA examinations and public speaking .
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English (Key Stage 2 - A level)
• Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
• Grammar and comprehension
• Spelling and creative writing (creative writing is my specialism.

English Communication Skills & Public Speaking
• Report writing
• Agenda writing
• Minute writing

Speech and Drama, (LAMDA Examinations)
• Examinations, Oral Communication and Acting
Tell me about your qualifications.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English and Drama, a LAMDA Performer's Diploma and a certification in Dance Movement therapy and Performance.

I have been a primary school teacher in south Africa and in London. I have had experience in teaching GCSCE English. My training has allowed me to specialise in communication and preparation for LAMDA entrance examinations as well as effective communication in the workplace.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 10 years of experience as a teacher in both London and South Africa and I am a trained actress. I have been a private tutor for the over 3 years and I enjoy working with students one to one. I am also a Personal Assistant for 4 days a week so I have relevant experience in communication skills in the workplace.
How much do you charge?
£30 per hour. This is dependent on the age and requirements of tthe client.
Where do you teach?
I prefer to teach at my own home.
When are you available?
As discussed with the client
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach both children from age 9 upwards and adults.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Common Entrance Examinations Drama School Preparation KS2 - GSCE, verbal & non verbal reasoning( {{
LAMDA examinations, preparation for 11+, Auditions
Public Speaking Accent reduction and Business English
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have an up to date DBS certificate and am a professional office worker with the knowledge and experience of combining both these worlds.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I am fully set up with Skype for holding lessons but would rather teach on a one to one basis at my home as I feel this is more beneficial for the client.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
LAMDA, British Computer Society
Where and with whom did you train?
I trained in Acting, Directing and Choreography in South Africa and have performed in children's theatre. I have worked in schools both in South Africa and London. I have completed my necessary LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Drama) training up to Diploma level. I work for Executive Language Tutors as well as tutoring privately. I also work as a part time Executive Assistant and am able to train people in communication skills within the workplace.
Tell me about some of your current students.
I am tutoring a GCSE student, helping a long term Grade 2 student with her English, assisting a student get though her verbal and non-verbal reasoning 11+ up and coming exams and exploring office skills with a professional office worker.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Education opens up new opportunities for us at all levels in our school and business lives and delivers confidence and creativity.