I break up my teaching into three sections; Vocabulary, Oral and Grammar. From my experience, these are the areas that you need to work on in order to improve your overall exam performance. I use many online resources, and also have hard copy resources which helped me when I was studying GCSE Spanish and French (achieving A* in both). Closer to exam time, I will go through past papers with students and talk them through exam technique. I believe that one on one tutoring is very effective when it comes to language learning, because often it is difficult for a pupil to get the attention he needs in order to really practice the language (speaking in particular) so that he or she can progress.
I have taught english in cambodia and china, tutored French and Spanish for my siblings and cousins, and have taken a CELTA qualification in teaching english as a second language, where I learned the principles of teaching which I can apply to learning any language.
-Hard-working and highly self-motivated individual who will be committed to any given task to ensure it is done to the best of her ability.
-Public Speaking Skills- debating competitions (in French and Spanish) and participation in Model United Nations conference
-Teaching Skills- SCIC qualification (Senior Cadet Instructors Cadre), taught English in Cambodia, completed CELTA training course
-Organisation Skills- developed through academic studies
-Self-motivation- run several half marathons, a charity run up Mount Snowdon and an ultra run (68 km) through the Swiss alps
-Team-work- played 2nd XI team hockey and rowed in Leys school 8 boat
-Creativity- Song writer; play and sing frequently at school concerts
-Leadership skills- developed through time in CCF teaching the younger cadets and school prefectship
-Linguistic skills- Can speak confidently in French and Spanish
09/12 - 06/16
The Leys School, Cambridge, CB2 7AD
June 2016 A Level French (A*) A Level
Spanish (A*) A Level Ancient Greek (A)
June 2015 AS Level French (A) AS Level Ancient Greek (A)
AS Level Spanish (A) AS Level English Literature (A)
June 2013 12 GCSE (A*) (inc. English, Maths and Sciences)
2016 CELTA qualification at the London School of languages, San Sebastián
School Prefect; Head of House
2015 Gold Duke of Edinburgh award
2014 Promoted to Corporal in CCF
2012 Gained Academic Scholarship to the Leys school
Carla is the perfect mix of professional and personal. Always going the extra mile when it comes to creativity and maintaining engagement. Intelligent and witty; she is an all-round exceptional tutor.
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