I am a qualified teacher with over 20 years teaching experience. I am French and teach French to all ages privately. I teach French at Loughborough university. I also teach French for the MOD and have done interpretation for social services.
- Which subject(s) do you teach?
English as an Additional Language
- Tell me about your qualifications.
MA from France
Post graduate certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages
- How much do you charge?
£25 per hour
I teach from home in Loughborough.
I also have French conversation classes and teach at Loughborough university. I also have an advanced class at Woodhouse Eaves.
I do not travel as my lessons are sometimes back to back.
- Where do you teach?
I teach from home in Loughborough. I have pupils from Leicester, Derby, Castle Donington, Ashby, Coalville, Birstall, Quorn, Rothley etc
- When are you available?
I am now fully self employed so am flexible with times and days. My after work/ school slots fill very quickly. As I am a photographer I am not available at week ends.
- Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach at all levels.
- Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
for French: GCSE, AS, A level
For EAL any exam you want including IELTS
- Do you have a personal message for students?
I'm friendly and will tailor the lesson to your aims. I know people are busy so trust that you will put the work in as and when you can. I have many resources so can present the same content in different ways. I consider mistakes as learning experiences- so no point feeling bad, it's part of the course.
- What kind of experience do you have?
20 years of teaching.
Taught in primary, secondary and adults
- Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
I have a CRB certificate
- Where and with whom did you train?
PGCE Nottingham Trent
Maitrise in Aix en Provence- France
- Tell me about some of your current students.
I have students from year 7 to A level as well as adults beginners, intermediate and advanced. We do conversation, grammar, vocabulary, follow some course books but complement them with other books from my library. With some students we read literature too.
• Licence de Lettres modernes (degree)
• MA - PGCE
Alix is a first class tutor of French. She is doing a wonderful job teaching my three children, aged 9, 13, and 15. Further, Alix knows the English education system, so she can ably support students at the various levels. Thanks, Alix!
â€œAlix has been teaching me the basics of the French language. I have a very busy schedule and Alix has been very flexible. Being French her knowledge is clearly excellent and her style of teaching is very informal. Her training is based on my questions combined with exercises from course books. I enjoy our lessons very much. Alix is very personable, professional and punctual. I would certainly recommend her.”
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