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£35/h
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by John
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • German
  • Oral expression - German
  • Oral comprehension - German
  • Written expression - German
  • Written comprehension - German
  • German translation
Levels
  • All Levels

Very experienced author,examiner and teacher of German, M.A. Hons. Edinburgh. Have taught adults and school students.

Methodology

No single methodology. I tailor it to profile and needs of given student or group. However, I maximise the use of German and encourage a culture of empathy and harmony in teacher/ learner relationship.

Background

Over 40 years teaching German , Head of German for 35 years. Have taught in Scottish and English comprehensive schools, and in Scottish and English independent schools. Also adult evening classes for more than 30 years. Am author of Famous Fairy Tale Plays in. German( Leckie and Leckie, St. Andrews 1998). Very fluent German and knowledge of German culture.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £35/h

Details

My rate remains constant. I do not wish to offer first lesson free. Please note. My rate is £35 per hour.

Lessons offered by John
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • German
  • Oral expression - German
  • Oral comprehension - German
  • Written expression - German
  • Written comprehension - German
  • German translation
Levels
  • All Levels

John's CV

1970: MA Hons. ( 2.1) University of Edinburgh in German and subsidiary Latin
1971: Dip.Ed. University of Edinburgh
1971: PGDE Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh
1971 - 2019 Teacher of German as follows:
1972- 2007: Head of German,St. Columba’s School,Dunfermline, Fife. Given early retirement by Fife Council
2007- 2019 : Free Lance teaching German as follows:
2008: Stromness Academy, Orkney. 2009: Mayflower High School , Billericay, Essex, 2010-2011 King’s Independent School,Macclesfield, Cheshire. 2012: Fallibroome Academy, Macclesfield, Cheshire. 2013 Strathallan Independent boarding school, Forgandenny, Perth. 2014 - 2019 High School of Dundee Independent School
Examiner, setter, marker employment under Scottish Qualifications Authority in German 1973- 2008
Adult tutor in German for Fife Council 1973- 2008
I have presented candidates for all Scottish German examinations under SQA plus GCSE German, AS German and A Level German in England.
In academic session 1986- 1987 I successfully completed with Merit French 2 at the University of Edinburgh. I am therefore registered to teach German, Latin and French under GTCS ( General Teaching Council Scotland).
I have attended conferences , seminars and courses for teachers of German, under the auspices of the Goethe Institute, Council of Europe and International German Teachers’ Conference,
My German school play production features on the website if the Goethe Institute, London.

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