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Knaphill 
  • (10 reviews)
M
Mark
« Georgina's school were considering entering her for Foundation Level... More »
M
Mark
« Georgina's school were considering entering her for Foundation Level GCSE French. After private tuition with Isabella, this was no longer necessary. Georgina was entered for Higher Level and obtained an 'A' grade. Quite simply, this would not have been possible without Isabella. She is a fantastic teacher and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her. »
£30/h
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Lessons offered by Isabella
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • French
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Kids

French Tutor for beginners up to GCSE/IGCSE (children and adults) - Knaphill, Woking, Guildford and the surrounding area

Methodology

I am a very experienced teacher and I know the areas people have problems with when learning a language. I teach both adults and children and my tutoring can be as formal or as informal as you require. The aim is to help you with your language learning, so I will adapt my coaching to your needs. If, for example, examination technique is a problem, then I can teach you how to master it, so that you can go into the exam feeling confident and well-prepared. My aim is to always use the strengths of each individual pupil to help them with their understanding and performance. I have plenty of material which I can use in coaching sessions, I am patient and I always try to be good-humoured!

I can tutor online via email. I can correct essays, answer questions, give advice etc. This is useful, particularly when students need some urgent help. However, I think tutoring languages is primarily best done face-to-face. Please see the testimonials on my profile to see what some of my students have said.

My time is quite flexible and I would seek to arrange lessons when mutually convenient, whether that be during the day, in the evening, at weekends or during school holidays, which offer a good opportunity for some intensive revision, if that is what you are looking for.

Background

I have a PGCE in French and German from Exeter University and have been teaching since 1988 and tutoring since 2008. I have taught in both state and private schools and have experience of teaching primary and secondary pupils, as well as adults. I teach French to GCSE/IGCSE and you can read some of the testimonials I've received from students on my profile (more are available on request). Please also ask if you wish to see testimonials from my former school employment.

I have an up-to-date DBS (formerly CRB) Certificate and belong to the teaching union NASUWT.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £6

Details

My rates are as follows (please remember to add on ₤6 for travel up to a radius of 6 miles):
General French ₤30
Primary French ₤30
French KS3 ₤32
French GCSE/IGCSE ₤34

A discounted rate would be available for numbers in excess of one. If the distance involved is further than 6 miles, an extra fee dependent on the exact distance would be charged for travel at the standard rate of 45p a mile.

I usually teach at students' homes or at a mutually convenient location, such as a public library, community centre etc., but I can tutor from home, if you prefer. I live in Surrey (I'm based in Knaphill, Woking), but can also travel to certain places in Berkshire. I'm prepared to travel up to a distance of 15 miles. The nearest towns are Woking, Guildford, Bisley, Pirbright, Camberley, Addlestone, Chertsey, Weybridge, West Byfleet, Byfleet, Farnham, Ash, Aldershot, Farnborough, Bagshot, Bracknell, Farncombe, Godalming, West Horsley, East Horsley, Ascot, Sunningdale, Virginia Water, Egham.

Lessons offered by Isabella
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • French
Levels
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Kids

Isabella's CV

• First Class Honours degree in Linguistic and International Studies (German), Surrey University
• PGCE in German and French (1988), Exeter University
• Member of teaching union NASUWT

10 reviews on Isabella
  • 5/5

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

10 recommendations

M
Mark

Georgina's school were considering entering her for Foundation Level GCSE French. After private tuition with Isabella, this was no longer necessary. Georgina was entered for Higher Level and obtained an 'A' grade. Quite simply, this would not have been possible without Isabella. She is a fantastic teacher and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her.

S
Sally

Isabella embraced the challenge of tutoring my son for German and French GCSEs brilliantly...Isabella gave him lots of confidence as well as excellent exam technique and tuition.

A
Alison

Due to the outstanding coaching James received from Isabella, he achieved a grade A in his year 10 GCSE oral module. Before starting the coaching his predicted grade was a C. Isabella was totally committed and always gave 100% to each lesson...

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