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Mario Marco
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Mario Marco
« Perfect! Frédérique is a great teacher who has immediatly undestood my necessities and tailored the lessons upon them. I am going to study regulalrly with her. She is also a very nice person and I it's always a pleasure to study French with her. Thank you Frédérique :) »
£25/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Frédérique
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • French
  • Oral expression - French
  • Oral comprehension - French
  • Written comprehension -French
  • DELF
Levels
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • C2
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional

French (native) tutor with over 20 years experience gives lessons in Nottingham.

Methodology

My lessons are student-centered and I will discuss your needs and requirements prior to any lesson. I use a variety of teaching resources, from interactive speaking activities to more traditional exercises. I aim to be as flexible as possible in course planning and will tailor my methodology and materials to your needs. I also include a cultural dimension to my lessons as I believe language and culture cannot be dissociated.
I am patient, friendly and will be delighted to help you reach a very good standard of French.

Background

I am a fully qualified teacher of French with 20 years experience including:
- teaching at various local colleges to 16-19 year-old students (GCSE, IB and A-Level) and adults (all levels)
- teaching undergraduates at both Nottingham universities
- one-to- one and small group classes for adults.
- grammar revision, conversation, listening, reading and writing.
I am patient, friendly and will be delighted to help you reach a very good standard of French.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £25/h
Lessons offered by Frédérique
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • French
  • Oral expression - French
  • Oral comprehension - French
  • Written comprehension -French
  • DELF
Levels
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • A1
  • A2
  • B1
  • B2
  • C1
  • C2
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional

Frédérique's CV

Frédérique Poujades
5 Southport Terrace (concealed information)6 / (concealed information)1
Nottingham NG7 5LH (concealed information)


An experienced, qualified and versatile bilingual French Lecturer/Tutor/Cover Supervisor in the post-16 sector, with a well-rounded background in academic and administrative procedures. Takes a proactive approach to new challenges. Would welcome the opportunity to engage in different sectors where her transferable skills could be a strength.

SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

• Problem-solving
• Able to work as a team member as well as independently
• Cultural awareness
• Teaching a variety of clients/students from different social and cultural backgrounds (adults and 16-19)
• Introduced and developed first British Sign Language courses at the University of Nottingham
• Team management


CAREER HISTORY

French Tutor, Nottingham Language Academy 2014 to date
Teaching small groups of adult learners, post-beginners (A2) and advanced levels (B2)

French Language Assistant and Cover Teacher, Bilborough College 2012-2014
• Teaching small, mixed ability groups of AS, A2 and International Baccalaureate students with a focus on speaking skills.
• Preparing students to succeed at oral and mock exams including marking mock exams.
• Delivering pre-planned lessons in all subjects to cover for absent colleagues as a Cover Teacher.
• Invigilation of AS and A2 examinations to meet standards as an Exam Invigilator.

Online Tutor, CaféTalk, Japan 2013
• Tutored Japanese students through one-to-one online conversation.
• Successfully prepared students for IGCSE and DELF assessments.

French Lecturer University Wide Language Programme, Nottingham Trent University 2011-2012
• Planned and delivered lectures for non-specialist first year undergraduate students.
• Developed professional and engaging course materials to augment learning.
• Set and marked assignments to assess and measure learning.
• Monitored and assessed students’ progress and provided feedback during tutorials.
• Maintained and updated confidential records and completed course administration.

Self-Employed Tutor, FP Language Services 2010-2011
• Delivered private tuition one-to-one, two-to-one and small groups to meet learner needs.
• Tutored Russian students online to improve language skills and confidence.
• Delivered community teacher training course for a social enterprise.
• Translation work for MSN North Africa.

University Teacher in Modern Foreign Languages and Cultures, 1997-2009
The University of Nottingham, School of Continuing Education.
• Course Coordinator for the Adult Language Programme provision.
• Planned Language programme timetable to manage teaching resources effectively.


• Managed part-time tutor team, maintain and improve quality standards
• Recruited and trained tutors to improve the quality of teaching.
• Developed new courses and teaching materials to enhance learning.
• Completed comprehensive administration to manage and monitor the programme.
• Attended regular faculty meetings.
• Equality and Diversity committee member.
• Planning and preparing lessons for intermediate and advanced levels..
• Setting and marking assignments.
• Monitoring and assessing student’s progress.
• Moderation of assessments.
• Attendance at staff development events, internal and external.
• Marketing and promotion of language courses.
• Management and development of a Business and English language Summer School programme for the University of Nottingham Ningbo students (July 2008).
• Liaising with self-employed business trainers for the above programme.

French Tutor, New College Nottingham 1996-2002
• Planning and preparing lessons for various levels including A Level classes.
• Setting and marking assessments.
• Examining for Edexcel, Institute of Linguists.
• Attending team meetings.
• End of course administrative tasks.
• Planning and delivering business language courses at a variety of locations and businesses, such as Boots, 3M Healthcare.
• Development of a business language CD-ROM for online learners.

French Teacher, Le Club Français 1997-1998
• Teaching French through games and songs to children aged 6-10 in after-school clubs.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

• ECDL Level 2 2015
• Level 1 Maths Functional Skills, City and Guilds 2014
• Introduction to Community Interpreting, Level 1, pass 2010
• PGCE/CertEd in Post-Compulsory and Tertiary Education 2000 to 2002
• City and Guilds Teachers Certificate, parts 1 & 2 1995 to 1996
• EMFEC Foreign Language Teaching Certificate 1996
• Licence de Lettres Modernes (BA French Language and Literature) 1990 to 1993
• Baccalauréat A2 (A Level) French, Philosophy, English, German, Russian, History-Geography

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

2007 Mentor, Refugee Mentoring Programme Time Together
Provided practical and professional support and guidance to an Iraqi music teacher

2009-10 Volunteer General Adviser Nottingham Refugee Forum
Helping refugee clients with practical support such as Home Office applications, dealing with energy companies, opening bank accounts

2011-2014 Parent Governor Radford Primary School
Attendance at governing body meetings, decision making and training seminars including Safeguarding Children.

REFERENCES – Available on request.


Reviews on Frédérique
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Mario Marco

Perfect! Frédérique is a great teacher who has immediatly undestood my necessities and tailored the lessons upon them. I am going to study regulalrly with her. She is also a very nice person and I it's always a pleasure to study French with her. Thank you Frédérique :)

Frédérique's response

Mario is a dedicated learner with a very good level of French and a willingness to improve. He's a pleasure to teach.

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