Homepage Help
Help Tutoring Jobs
Wembury 
Wembury 
  • Ambassador
  • (11 reviews)
D
Dalia
« I have known Kitty for 3 years. Kitty is a very supportive teacher,... More »
D
Dalia
« I have known Kitty for 3 years. Kitty is a very supportive teacher, she helped my to gain my confence which helped me to set my exams. Kitty also helped to improve my English academic writing. »
£30/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 5h
Lessons offered by Kitty
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English Literature
  • Dissertation
  • University Entrance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Linguistics
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Kitty - Wembury - English for academic and professional purposes and preparation for IELTs/CPE.

Methodology

I always work together with students to set targets for the achievement of their specific goals so that they can monitor their progress and focus on attaining the grade they need.
Preparation for:

IELTs
CPE
PTE
English for Aviation
English for medical exams

- Tell me about your qualifications.

MA Applied Linguistics, PGCE, BA Hons in Music, Advanced Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology, Diplomas Psychology, Diploma in General Science, Diploma in Health Sciences, Professional Diploma in Life Coaching, Diploma in CBT, Diploma in Clinical Nutrition, Diploma in Professional Hypnotherapy.

- How much do you charge?

There are discounts available for blocks of five or ten lessons.

- Where do you teach?

I teach in my own home in Wembury, Plymouth PL9 and via Skype and Facetime.

- When are you available?

I teach Monday to Thursday 8am - 6pm and weekends by request.

- Which ages and levels do you teach?

Further and higher education

- Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.

Applicants can pay for a lesson via Paypal or bank transfer and set up a tutorial via Skype or Facetime.

- Do you have a personal message for students?

I work with the individual and tailor my approach to suit the learning style of the student; together we agree upon the target outcomes and then break it down into manageable and recognisable steps.

Ambassador

One of our best tutors! High-quality profile, qualifications verified and response guaranteed. Kitty will plan your first lesson with care.

Background

- What kind of experience do you have?

I have 35 years' experience of teaching, across all age ranges and for a range of purposes. I support people in preparing for exams and overcoming any barriers to their achievements, including anxiety. I also coach and teach to the requirements of the particular exam to ensure that the student knows exactly what is expected to gain the marks available, and is able to build on their strengths and address any areas for impovement.


- Do you belong to any professional organisations?

BABCP

BHMA

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Lessons offered by Kitty
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English Literature
  • Dissertation
  • University Entrance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Linguistics
Levels
  • Secondary
  • GCSE
  • AS Level
  • A Level
  • BTEC
  • Adult education
  • Undergraduate
  • Masters
  • Diploma
  • Doctorate

Kitty's CV

35 years in education, formerly as a headteacher and then quality assuring educational provision across the County of Aberdeenshire, latterly as a lecturer in education in Plymouth University.

I work extensively with Health Education England supporting trainees in a range of medical specialities in the pursuit of their specialist entry exams to achieve consultant status.

11 reviews on Kitty
  • 5/5

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

11 recommendations

D
Dalia

I have known Kitty for 3 years. Kitty is a very supportive teacher, she helped my to gain my confence which helped me to set my exams. Kitty also helped to improve my English academic writing.

Raji

Kitty is a fantastic tutor with vast teaching experience in teaching of a variety of subjects. I thoroughly recommend her for the personalised and individually tailored teaching and mentoring approach to help others and myself achieve and perform at their highest potential.
In achieving the above, Kitty maintains up to date with changes in curricula, learning resources and exam formats. Without hesitation, I will recommend you to have Kitty as your tutor.

Best of luck. Raji Joganathan.

L
Lizzie

Kitty's help and assistance provided was comprehensive and sympathetic to my requirements. Kitty was well organised and thorough throughout, meeting the required time scales. She provided prompt relevant feedback and critique to the work submitted. Overall, very impressed with her dedication and support provided to me, in clarifying and achieving my requirements of the assistance needed from her.

Interview with Kitty

QUESTION 01 | 08
Do you speak this language fluently because of your origins or because a teacher inspired you to learn?
Kitty — I don’t teach languages as such, only language skills and English linguistics, but I love learning new languages, and I was very inspired by my French teacher at school. I also had a very good teacher of Dutch in Sheffield where I come from originally.
QUESTION 02 | 08
Can you name a living, historical or fictional character that you think is the emblematic representative of the language's culture?
Kitty — The English language is probably encapsulated by the Queen, really, so I guess that is why it is referred to as ‘the Queen’s English’ when it is Received Pronunciation.
QUESTION 03 | 08
Is there a typical word, phrase, tradition or behaviour in the language that you particularly like?
Kitty — Live for the moment
QUESTION 04 | 08
Why does speaking this language matter to you?
Kitty — It is a lingua franca in many countries around the world and it means I can communicate with a lot of different people worldwide.
QUESTION 05 | 08
What is the main difficulty in learning this language and what can help the process of learning?
Kitty — There are a lot of idioms in English that are difficult to understand, plus English grammar rules are a bit complex and not consistent. Pronunciation is hard as the language, it has so many different roots and so many borrowed words.
QUESTION 06 | 08
Provide a valuable anecdote related to your language learning or your days at school.
Kitty — I used to teach on the pre sessionals at a university near where I live, which is in Plymouth, and the students there were very friendly. They were a bit homesick so one day we borrowed a lecture theatre and held a karaoke session in out ‘spoken language’ afternoon lessons, which was wonderful and it allowed people in the group to really bond.
QUESTION 07 | 08
How has travel or a specific trip helped you to increase your skill and knowledge of the language?
Kitty — I find being an English language expert helps to make new friends and acquaintance in many other countries.
QUESTION 08 | 08
What makes you a Superprof in language?
Kitty — Being a native speaker and understanding how other languages impact on the use of the target language.

Similar tutors

english literature lessons closeby? Here's a selection of tutor listings that you can check out.
Superprof can also suggest dissertation lessons to help you.
Learning isn't a problem, university entrance lessons for all!
Taking critical thinking lessons has never been easier: you're going to learn new skills.

Plymouth
English Literature Graduate offering English lessons up to A-Level standard in Plymouth.
£16
Leonie
1st lesson free!

I always begin by getting to know each individual student and working together to cater each lesson to their needs. I know...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Plymouth
University Student with TA experience offering English lessons in Plymouth or online.
£15
Georgia
  • (1 review)
1st lesson free!

I am happy to teach students at GCSE level or below and work at a level that best suits them. I base my classes on the skill...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Plymouth
Dedicated and motivated University student tutoring in English and related areas for preparation
£15
Laura
1st lesson free!

I use the first session to get to know the student, personally and educationally - I find out where they’re confident and...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Plymouth
Oxford student offering engaging and exciting lessons in Maths, Politics and Entrance Exams
£25
Olivia
1st lesson free!

What will the sessions involve? Politics: In politics, it is important to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the topics...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Plymouth
1st Class English MA graduate offering university skills assistance online in Plymouth
£13
Lex
1st lesson free!

Aim to make sessions fun, relaxed and stimulating with you gaining confidence in your abilities. Sessions are based on what...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
London
Mark Taylor - Highly Experienced Entrance Exam Tutor Provides Maths Tuition in  Hampstead and Marylebone for 11+, 13+, GCSE and A-levels
£100
Mark
  • (5 reviews)
1st lesson free!

Award Winning Maths Tutor in London Specialised in preparing Students for success in 10+, 11+ Maths Tutor, pre-test 13+,...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
London
Experienced, expert, professional - two-time Cambridge English graduate -specialises in GCSE, A-Level, Pre-U, IB, Oxbridge ELAT, Undergraduate - Brockley, London and Online
£60
Tom
  • (12 reviews)

Every lesson I teach is completely bespoke - tailored precisely to the needs of the individual student. - Tell me about...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile Responds within an hour
Hampstead Garden Sub
National Theatre Actor / English Teacher, Daniel, with BA(Hons) Performance Degree, teaches English G.C.S.E. in Hampstead - Great Value
£40
Daniel
  • (5 reviews)
1st lesson free!

I have a particular gift of helping children understand text. Through exciting reading techniques and character analysis, I...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Edinburgh
Essay, Dissertation, and Personal Statement prep, coaching, proof-reading and editing from PhD graduate with 10+ years experience
£30
Déborah
  • (6 reviews)
1st lesson free!

When it comes to essays and dissertations, my focus is very strongly on plans and structure. I will help you organise your...

Lessons by webcam Approved profile
Brixton
Experienced London based qualified teacher offering proof reading services for higher education in classics
£20
Jessica
  • (2 reviews)
1st lesson free!

I have an organic approach to teaching, depending on the subject and the student. While it is important to guide a student...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
London
Experienced, expert, professional - two-time Cambridge English graduate - specialises in GCSE, A-Level, Pre-U, IB, Oxbridge ELAT, Undergraduate - Brockley, London and Online
£60
Tom
  • (11 reviews)

I teach literary analysis through exercises in practical criticism, enhancing the student's confidence in their own analytic...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile Responds within an hour
Greater london
WRITER & EDITOR -all types (e.g. academic, business, creative) www WritersJournalists com. Also ENGLISH TEACHER www ClassesEnglish com. 3 Masters Degrees including: 1) English -Oxford University 2) Jo
£36
Natasha (I'm English despite my name).
  • (7 reviews)

(concealed information) (concealed information) English lessons: Language, Literature, English as a foreign language/...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Southend-on-Sea
Published poet ready to pass on his enthusiasm for Shakespeare & Literature for educational needs.
£25
Ed
1st lesson free!

I use a motivational approach to develop passion in students for their chosen subject, which helps them find a fresh...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Paris 20e, France
PhD in literature gives French and General Culture lessons
£45
Diane
  • (11 reviews)

I give private lessons for seven years now. I got my first job in the upper five years ago, as a teaching assistant of...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Whitley Bay
Newcastle Metro area PhD in History offers tutoring at all academic levels
£50
Neil
  • (5 reviews)

I can almost guarantee that your problem is writing, therefore that is my teaching focus. I concentrate on improving your...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Bletchley
Fully qualified English specialist. Offering sessions online or in person. Motivational teaching methods.
£20
Maria
1st lesson free!

My teaching methods will vary depending on the needs of my student. I am a firm believer in active learning where students...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Northumberland Heath
Qualified teacher and university lecturer offering outstanding English Lit and Lang teaching
£45
Karina
  • (4 reviews)

I am warm, empathetic and dedicated. My goal is always to help my students feel confident in their learning and achieve...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
London
Time Academy’s consultancy services cover the areas of Foreign Language education, Certificate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D., Post-Doctorate degrees; as well as Erasmus, Internship, and Work and Study
£50
Time-Academy
1st lesson free!

All academic services are provided by our consultants that have lived and received their post-graduate degrees in the UK or...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Putney
Communication and Performance Training in Southwest London: The Best Words, the Best Way
£40
Rachel
  • (2 reviews)

The student's needs, passions and personality come first. I start with known territory, give you time and space to tell me...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
Binley
11 + Entrance Exam preparation for Grammar School covering English, Maths & Verbal/ Non- Verbal Reasoning Tutor in Coventry / Warwickshire Area with 14 Years Experience.  BSc Hons/MSc Degree Qualified
£28
ANU
  • (6 reviews)
1st lesson free!

By creating a fun and structured approach to learning, I build up a strong rapport with my students. This relaxed...

Lessons by webcam Face to face lessons Approved profile
at her home at your home By webcam
1 hour £30 Not available £30
Book a class