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Lessons offered by Rowan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • French
Levels
  • All Levels

Friendly and enthusiastic postgraduate offers tailor-made French lessons in Norton, Malton, or online.

Methodology

I believe that each individual learns in a different way; and also has different goals. I try to tailor-make my lessons to fit the needs of the individual. I also believe believe that learning should be fun; and not a chore!

I tend to use powerpoints and worksheets to conduct my lessons

Background

I have a PGCE in Secondary Modern Foreign Languages, (French, and German). I also have an MA in Translation from French into English, and a TEFL qualification. I have been tutoring individuals and couples since 2015. My students have all made significant in terms of both language acquisition and confidence

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h

Details

£20 per hour

Lessons offered by Rowan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • French
Levels
  • All Levels

Rowan's CV

Rowan Naomi Metcalfe

Profile
- Dependable, hardworking and conscientious postgraduate who gets on well with people
- Good communication and interpersonal skills with fluent French, and a good command of German, and Spanish
- Computer literate with knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Office
- Experience of living and working abroad in France, Germany, and Australia

Achievement Summary
- 120 hour ICOES accredited TESOL certificate from the International Open Academy (2018)
- Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education in Modern Foreign Languages at the University of Hull (2014)
- M.A. in Translation Studies from the University of Portsmouth (2014)
- BA(Hons) 2:1 in European Studies from the University of Hull (2000)
- One year at the Institut d’Études Politiques at the University of Bordeaux studying politics and French constitutional law (1998-9)
- One year at the College of Law in Guildford studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Law (2001-2)
- Four A-Levels, French, German, History and General Studies, grades A – C, from Skipton Girls’ High School (1996)
- Ten GCSE’s, grades A*- B from Skipton Girls’ High School (1994)

Vocational
- Part-time language tutor at Snainton C of E School (2017 onwards)
- Parent Governor at Snainton C of E School (2014 - 2016)
- Parent Governor at Hothfield Junior School (2011-12)
- European Computer Driving Licence (E.C.D.L, 2008)
- Warranted Guide leader (Girl Guides association) ( Current)
- Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award (1996)
- Bronze Medallion Lifesaving Award (1995)
- St John’s Ambulance First Aid Certificate (1995)




Interests

- Volunteer for Ryedale Carers, befriending elderly people (2016 -2017)
- Undertaking voluntary work; translation and proofreading for B.O.S. – international aid organisation (2008 – 2014)
- Work experience at Lady Lumleys; a sports and language college in Pickering, North Yorks. (summer 2013)
- Volunteer classroom assistant at Aire View Infant School (2011-2012)
- Helper at Beavers (Boy Scout’s association), and Brownies (Girl Guide’s association) (1996 – 2012)


Work Experience
- Tutoring French, German, and Spanish to private individuals (2015-present)
- Teaching English as a foreign language to private individuals (2015-present)
- Translator, working for various online companies (2014-present)
- Part time mentor to University students with mental/physical disabilities through Learning Societies (2014-2016)
- Part time proofreader, undertaking work from BVA Mystery Shopping group (2014 - 2016)
- Full time mother to Daniel, Grace, and Benjamin (2006 – 2013)
- Working in Australia, including jobs in market research and in the hospitality industry (2000-1)
- Part-time sales assistant/data input clerk at Scartop Pine Villages (1997-8)
- Teaching Assistant in a Montessori school in Simbach, Bavaria (1995)

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