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Lessons offered by Melissa
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • German
  • Oral expression - German
  • Oral comprehension - German
  • Written comprehension - German
  • Written expression - German
  • German translation
  • Accent reduction-German
Levels
  • All Levels

BA in German and Linguistics, and now a current MA German student offering German and English classes

Methodology

My teaching approach is to first observe the student's ability first and then builds a teaching plan based on their criteria and requirements. I usually have themes and topics divided into chapters which touches on multiple language learning activities.

Experience

I am a full time MA German Student at UCL. I have previous experiences of teaching various of students, from Languages to other subjects. Mostly, these are in private tutoring but I have had experiences in class room teaching as well, as I am doing a PGCE in modern foreign languages this summer.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £6
Rate for online lessons : £12/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £65
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £140

Details

These rates depend on the student's school level, for example A-Level students the price will be higher.

Lessons offered by Melissa
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • German
  • Oral expression - German
  • Oral comprehension - German
  • Written comprehension - German
  • Written expression - German
  • German translation
  • Accent reduction-German
Levels
  • All Levels

Melissa's CV

Melissa Mahmud
Mobile: +(concealed information)08
Email: (concealed information)
EDUCATION

September 2020- present University College London
- MA Language, Culture and History: German Studies

September 2016-2020: Queen Mary University of London
- BA (Hons) German & Linguistics with Year Abroad (2:1)

September 2018- 2019: University of Potsdam
- German and Linguistics (1st)

September 2013-2016: Woodbridge High School & Sixth Form
- A-Levels including: German (A)
- Achieved Distinction*, Distinction (D*D) in Level 3 BTEC Health and Social Care
- 5 GCSEs ranging from A* - C including: German (A*), French (B), English Literature (B)


SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Languages

- English (Native)
- German (Native)
- Bengali (Native)
- Hindi (Native)
- French (Beginner)

Computer Software
- Microsoft Office
- Freedcamp -Free Project Management
- Prezzi

Certificates
- First Aid
- Fire Evacuation
- Health and Safety

WORK EXPERIENCE

February 2020- Present: Receptionist, Loxford Leisure Centre

- Resolving complaints via professional guidance to guarantee a positive outcome for all parties
- Liaising with members in an orderly manner to obtain data required to deliver a timely service
- Working alongside the emergency services and highways agency to safeguard the welfare of members
- Assigned full authority for resolving member issues in the most suitable manner

October 2019 - December 2019: Junior Consultant, QConsult

- Selected to participate in a 12 week consultancy internship programme on behalf of the East End Community Foundation
- Liaised with a cross-disciplinary team of students to research the procedural mechanisms behind donations to charitable causes
- Conducted primary research and collated data using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access
- Constructed reports and presented findings to clients including Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, as part of a scheme to encourage corporations to investment in local communities


December 2016 – Present: Swim Instructor, Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre

- Encouraging students to lead healthy lifestyle
- Increasing public aware of (water)safety and lifeguarding through participating in events and talks that take place in the centre
- Planning, coordinating and teaching swim lessons to groups age between 4 to 69
- Adapting methods of communication and presentation in accordance to the audience and setting i.e. verbal delivery, written delivery and visual delivery

April 2017 – Present: Tutor, Private Tuition

- Teaching English, German and Maths
- Motivating and encouraging children to learn more by tailoring lessons and activities to my tutee
- Conducting regular tests for my tutees to track their educational progress and providing feedback verbal or through written communication

Sep 2015 – Sep 2016 & February 2020: Teaching Assistant, Woodbridge High School

- Assisted German pupils with speaking and listening exercises by explaining, interpreting and translating key vocabulary and phrases
- Advised learners on how to improve their skills by suggesting different learn methods
- Recommended modern learning resources such as recent books or films as the children would feel more involved

VOLUNTARY EXPERIENCE

October 2020- present: MA Faculty Representative of Arts and Humanities

- Participated in online faculty training to learn and develop teamwork skills
- Attended departmental meetings with staff and student to solve issues
- Proposed agendas for staff and student rep meetings

September 2019-December 2019: QMUL Buddy Scheme Programme

- Participated in training to learn and develop mentoring skills
- Offered guidance and support to newer students
- Advised and signposted student to useful resources such as website, counselling services and further cross-cutting pastoral and education service

September 2019-Present: QM Pass Mentoring

- Supported the on boarding process and pastoral support process for first year and second year university students
- Successfully passed online health and safety tests in order to improve my understanding about health awareness and identifying potential risks in a work environment
- Helped mentees with German translation, grammar and homework

September 2018-April-2019: Shakespeare’s 12th Night play- Potsdam

- Acted as Valentine in different scenes
- Gained confidence in delivering public speech and performance
- Organised and utilised my creative skills by creating leaflets and posters for the event

June 2013 – Aug 2013: The Huddleston Centre

- Volunteered at a youth centre that runs a range of programs for young people with special needs.
- Facilitated in the organisation of social events to promote independent living skills.

FURTHER INTERESTS
- Successfully applied to take part in an insight day at Deutsche Bank. The scheme involved to have access to observe and grasp the daily operations of investment bankers
- Created Bollywood Movie Society (2018/19) to organise and planned events such as “Chai and Chat”
- Involved with the QMUL German and Linguistics Society team , working as a member to create more social contents and organised events such as German Christmas Party
- Aspiring writer: currently working on a project “Last Autumn” which has poetry and other unspoken words
- Involved in DAAD writing competition (2019) with my German poem “der Brief”, and creating a new German word (2020)

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