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  • (8 reviews)
M
Martin
« Perfect! Lisa is very helpful and tailors all material to suit my needs. We... More »
M
Martin
« Perfect! Lisa is very helpful and tailors all material to suit my needs. We communicate by email due to the distance involved and this works very well. We can Skype if required. Lisa is always very prompt with her feedback and marking and I then get the next piece of work based on what she knows will move me forward. I am delighted with Lisa's help and support. »
£20/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 3h
Lessons offered by Lisa
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • German
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

German native speaker with over 7 years of experience in private tuition offers German, French and English lessons in Ayr and beyond

Methodology

My top priority is to help my students to succeed and meet their full potential. A relaxed and supportive learning environment is thus essential in the learning process, which is why I try and offer a diverse range of methods, tasks and input.

I can provide lessons to all ability groups in German and English and beginners in French. I am a native speaker of German and have a native speaker level in English. Since I studied English, I can also help students at university with their literature and linguistics courses.
Meeting up in Ayr is no problem. For travels beyond Ayr, I will have to ask for a small fee. However, I also offer webcam lessons, which are not restricted by location.

Background

I studied English and History for a Master's Degree (M.Ed.) at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Since 2011, I have given tuition to numerous children, teenagers and adults in English, French and German. As such, I am familiar with learners who feel inhibited when speaking foreign languages, and know methods that can boost their confidence and ability.

In order to train as a teacher, I completed various internships at different kinds of schools and nurseries.
Prior to my studies, I completed a three-week internship at a primary and secondary school, where I first observed and then taught several lessons. I also did an internship at a school for children with special needs in Erlangen.
In 2014, I successfully applied for an eight-month foreign language assistant position at a Secondary Grammar School in England, which I later extended until May 2016. Most of my time was spent working with AS and A Level students, but I also worked with the Year 10 and 11 GCSE students and with some of the younger pupils in Year 7, 8 and 9.

Outside of the classroom, working with young people also forms part of my spare time activities. For 10 years I have volunteered at a summer camp for 9 to 15 year-olds, in which I am part of the manegerial team and plan and undertake activities with the children and teenagers.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Lessons offered by Lisa
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • German
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Lisa's CV

A dynamic, friendly and approachable international student, an enthusiastic team player and always ready to help.


EDUCATION

Aug 2018 – University of the West of Scotland

PGDE German

Oct 2011 – Jul 2018 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität
Erlangen-Nürnberg

Teacher training for English and History
Degree: Master of Education with
Distinction


Sep 2002 – Jul 2011 Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Gymnasium
Oberasbach

General qualification for university
entrance (Abitur)
Subjects: English, History, German,
Biology


WORK EXPERIENCE

Oct 2011 – Jun 2018 Tutor
Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Gymnasium
Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 9-11, 90522
Oberasbach (D)
"ShS" - project "Students help
students"

01.10.2015 - 31.05.2016 Teaching assistant
01.10.2014 - 31.05.2015 Sir Thomas Rich's School
Oakleaze, Gloucester GL2 0LF (GB)

30.09.2013 – 26.02.2014 Intern at a Grammar school
Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Gymnasium
Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 9-11, 90522
Oberasbach (D)

17.03.2014 – 28.03.2014 Intern at a school for children with
special needs
Jakob-Herz-Schule, Staatliche Schule
für Kranke
Loschgestraße 10, 91054 Erlangen (D)

10.09.2011 – 23.09.2011 Intern at a Primary School
Pestalozzischule Oberasbach
Schulstr. 2, 90522 Oberasbach (D)

26.09.2011 – 07.10.2011 Intern at a Secondary School
Gymnasium Stein
Faber-Castell-Allee 10, 90547 Stein
(D)

PERSONAL SKILLS

Social skills - Team spirit,
- Ability to deal with conflict,
- Empathy

gained through my voluntary work at the
summer camp of the Catholic Church St
Johannes, Oberasbach;


- Willingness to help,
- Reliability

gained through my activity as a tutor for the
subjects German and English in the ShS-project
"Students help students" and working as a
language assistant;

Organisational skills - Organisational talent,
- Project experience,
- Team experience

gained through my voluntary work with
the leading staff of the Catholic Church St.
Johannes, Oberasbach and the mentoring
of confirmands in the Protestant Church
St. Lorenz, Oberasbach;

8 reviews on Lisa
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
M
Martin

Perfect! Lisa is very helpful and tailors all material to suit my needs. We communicate by email due to the distance involved and this works very well. We can Skype if required. Lisa is always very prompt with her feedback and marking and I then get the next piece of work based on what she knows will move me forward. I am delighted with Lisa's help and support.

K
Karin

Perfect! We are immensely impressed with Lisa! She teaches our 11-year old daughter who is bilingual (English / German) but - as so many bilingual children - lacks basic grammar and struggles with spelling / writing. Since she started her Skype lessons with Lisa, she is progressing quickly and is developing a much deeper understanding of and love for German language. Lisa is great in engaging her, chooses appropriate exercises and most importantly, makes it real fun! She has a lovely personality and Orla loves spending time with her - she looks forward to her German lesson every week. Thank you!!

Lisa's response

Karin is the lovely mother of Orla, who I teach German. Orla is a very open and likeable girl and an enthusiastic learner. It was great getting to know her last week and I am very much looking forward to helping her achieve her short-term as well as long-term goals as a bilingual speaker.

6 recommendations

M
Michael

Lisa ist eine engagierte und geduldige Person. Sie hat mir sehr viel beigebracht. Ich kann mich jetzt gut unterhalten mit meinen Freunden und Bekannten in Deutschland.

Lisa is a dedicated and patient person. She taught me a lot. I can now talk well with my friends and acquaintances in Germany.

M
Martin

Lisa has greatly improved my standard of German in the short time she has been my tutor. She has a fun approach to learning and makes sure everything that we cover is specific to my needs. I have no hesitation in recommending her as a tutor.

D
Doris

Lisa ist eine wunderbare Person. Sie bereitet sich stets ausgezeichnet auf jede Lektion vor und schafft mit ihrer offenen, herzlichen Art eine angenehme Lernatmosphäre.
Als Lehrerin kann ich sie nur wärmstens empfehlen!

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