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Lessons offered by Salima
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
Taught subjects
  • French language and literature
Levels
  • All Levels

I am a native French Tutor based in Birmingham. I Provide tutoring in conversational French, academic assistance, and professional tutoring for young people and adults.

Methodology

My lessons are based on the students’ needs, helping them to take a step forward in their learning and building their confidence. I assist my students with Vocabulary, grammar, conversation and proper pronunciatiation.
I am passionate about teaching and believe that my method and enthusiasm will benefit the students’ learning. I am sociable, my students love my method of teaching and enjoy my dynamic, fun, and friendly environment. I taught French to people from different background, University lectures, accountants, nurses, professionals, to people who just want to brush up their French language

Background

I have been tutoring for the last 15 years. I have taught more than 200 students.
My French GCSE's student all passed their exams with very good grades A+
• I have taught more than 200 students.
• My French GCSE's students have all passed their exams with very good grades A+
• Somme of my adults’ students got jobs working with French language in international companies

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £126
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £270
Lessons offered by Salima
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
Taught subjects
  • French language and literature
Levels
  • All Levels

Salima's CV

Salima Charif
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PERSONAL SUMMARY


I am a native French Tutor. I Provide tutoring in conversational French, academic assistance, and professional tutoring for young people and adults. Develop and implement strategic study plans and strategies for underperforming students to improve French language skills, subject matter comprehension, and improve grades. I also assist adults who wish to acquire proficiency in French business skills.


French Cover Supervisor Mars 2017- Present
University of Birmingham School

• covering lessons in the absence of the timetabled teacher
• supervising the delivery of the cover work by effectively communicating the work set to students
• ensuring that the required resources needed to effectively deliver the covered lessons are
• available
• managing the behaviour of pupils whilst they are undertaking set work to ensure a positive learning environment
• responding to any questions from pupils about process and procedures
• collecting completed work after lesson and returning it to the appropriate teacher
• reporting back as appropriate on the behaviour of pupils during the class


French Cover Supervisor Jan 2016 - Mars 2017
Teacher active recruitment agency, Birmingham

• Assisting the class teachers with all general classroom activities and translation from English to French
• Teaching English to French speaking children coming from Congo
• Structuring and monitoring play activities, and when necessary, taking responsibility for the activities area outside of the classroom
• Observing, reporting, and recording accurately all children’s activities as requested and instructed by the class teachers


Teaching Assistant level 3 Sep 2015 – Jul 2016
Harborne Primary School - Birmingham

• Supporting and supervising educational games, sports, and craft activities
• Helping children with their reading
• Preparing the classroom for a lesson (such as setting up equipment for a science lesson)
• Putting together displays of children’s work
• Providing extra support for children with special educational needs
• Helping on school trips




Freelance French Tutor Aug 2008 – Sep 2015 Birmingham
In this role, I am teaching French language to individuals and groups who want to improve their French language skills. Provide tutoring in conversational French, academic assistance, and professional tutoring for professional people, who want to learn how to answer the phone/make phone calls/send emails/introduce themselves in a business-like way, as well as learn about the business practices and culture of France, also to learn formal letter writing skills, presentations skills, practice negotiating, and how to conduct an entire meeting in the French language. Very advanced students may wish to perfect their pronunciation, enrich their vocabulary, and iron out their remaining writing mistakes. Also, I help students preparing their GSCE’s exams.


MA Student in French to English Translation Studies Sep 2007 – Aug 2008
University of Exeter

The core programme included:
• Translation Methodology
• Machine translation
• Specialised Translation (language combinations: French to English and English to French)
• Research Methods
• Translation Studies


Bi-lingual Administrator – French and English May 2000 – Sep 2007
Emblemsoft recruitment. Aix-en-Provence, France

• organising meetings
• arranging appointments
• booking transport and accommodation
• ordering stationery and furniture
• dealing with correspondence, complaints, and queries
• preparing letters, presentations, and reports
• liaising with staff, suppliers, and clients
• attending meetings with senior management
• keeping personnel records


Qualifications


• Teaching Assistant Certificate May - 2016
• PTLLS Certificate Dec - 2011
• Master’s degree in translation - University of Exeter. Aug - 2008
• PEP - Further Education Teaching Training – University of Algiers. Jul - 1989
• Bachelor’s degree in French Language. University of Algiers. Jul - 1987




Further information


• Fluent in French and Arabic, both written and spoken.
• Holds a full UK driving licence
• Nationality: British

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