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£15/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Amelia
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • At the tutor's house
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • French
  • Oral expression - French
  • Oral comprehension - French
  • Written comprehension -French
  • Written expression - French
  • Vocabulary - French
Levels
  • All Levels

French and History student offering French/English lessons in London, Surrey and Kent

Methodology

I plan my lessons based on your requirements, goals, strengths and weaknesses. I take into account your learning style and cater to you with a personalised programme. My courses focus on immersion in the language first and foremost. Exposure to a wide range of vocabulary and consequent pattern recognition to learn grammar is how I have learned French, German, Russian and Mandarin and it is in my opinion the most effective method.

Background

I have spent the last year at The University of Geneva studying History courses taught completely in French and I now have a C1 (Fluent) level of French. It is a beautiful language and culture I look forward to sharing.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £10/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £12
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £10
Lessons offered by Amelia
Individual
The lessons will be held
At the tutor's house
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • French
  • Oral expression - French
  • Oral comprehension - French
  • Written comprehension -French
  • Written expression - French
  • Vocabulary - French
Levels
  • All Levels

Amelia's CV

Curriculum Vitae


I am an enthusiastic, conscientious and responsible student going into my final year of French and History at the University of Kent. I thrive undertaking the challenges of a working environment alongside my studies as part of a balanced and active lifestyle. I return fresh from a year at the University of Geneva, where I studied the History course taught completely in French. During secondary school, I was Senior Language Prefect and Peer Mentor. As part of these duties, I was frequently aiding EFL (English Foreign Language) students and I was given the responsibility to become a mentor to the new Year 7 students. I am comfortable communicating with a wide range of people and have excellent interpersonal skills.
Education
• September 2017 to July 2018: The University of Geneva, Switzerland.
 The Swiss grading scale is from 1.00 to 6.00.
 I have been awarded a 6.00, two 5.50, two 5.25, two 5.00 and two 4.25 grades.
 My modules included transcribing medieval French manuscripts from the original sources in the archives and an introduction to the system of the archives in Geneva.
• September 2015 to July 2019: The University of Kent, French and History BA (Hons).
• September 2008 to June 2015: Blenheim High School, Surrey.
- September 2014 to June 2015: A-Levels.
 2 A, 1 B and 1 C grades.
- September 2011 to June 2013: GCSEs.
 7 A*, 4 A grades and a Merit in BTEC Sport. The subjects include French, History, German, Graphic Design and Triple Science.

Additional Education
• March 2014: Two days at Jesus College, The University of Oxford, studying Modern Languages.
• June 2014: Seven days at St John’s College, The University of Cambridge, studying Modern Languages.
• 2011 to 2013: Monthly lectures in Mathematics at the Imperial College of London.






Work Experience
I secured three work placements for myself before coming to university. Firstly, I spent a summer at the insurance firm Premium Credit Limited. My role involved carrying out administrative duties and shadowing members of the legal department. It was a useful insight into the organisation of a business which motivated me to find further work placements. Secondly, I was accepted to carry out paid correspondence work for Wandsworth Council. I coordinated data from various sources to produce architectural layouts on Microsoft Publisher. Finally, I spent a week at the Nuffield Health offices in Epsom where I studied policies such as the Data Protection Act of 1998 whilst reviewing legal contracts and I conducted legal research into cases in order to make reports.
Timeline of Work Experience
• June 2017 to June 2018: Bartender and waitress at The Cricketers Pub, Surrey.
• June 2016 to March 2017: Bartender and cocktail waitress at Steinbeck and Shaw, Canterbury.
• June 2016: Crew member for GForce (Stage and Show) UK.
• June 2015 to December 2016: Bartender and waitress at the Chessington Oak Pub, Surrey.
• 6th July to 11th July 2015: Work experience at Nuffield Health, Epsom.
• Summer 2013: Correspondence for Wandsworth Council.
• June 2012: Work experience at Premium Credit Limited.
Since starting university, I have worked continuously in various active customer service oriented positions in order to support my studies as I strive for financial independence and stability. My responsibilities have included professional cocktail training, promoting events online, training new employees and of course ensuring the satisfaction of customers as a bartender and waitress. These physically demanding and rewarding roles have been crucial in the development of my confident and motivated character.
Interests and Achievements
• I have started to volunteer for Oxfam and I am a long-standing volunteer for the Cats Protection League.
• In my spare time, I find new ways to stay active and healthy. I explore the areas around me by cycling and hiking.
• I am interested in languages and travelling. I am therefore fluent in French. I also have an intermediate level of German and I am studying Russian and Mandarin at university in the coming year. The process of language learning has installed in me a great deal of self-discipline, self-motivation and appreciation of international cultural differences.

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