German, Italian tutor in Hackney and Newham

Maria F.

location_on Hackney and Newham, England

£ 35 / hour

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Passionate and enthusiastic language teacher

I am an experienced tutor of Italian and German with a Master’s degree with distinction (110/110 magna cum laude) in Modern Languages, issued by the University of Turin, Italy. I hold a TIAFL 'Teaching Italian as a foreign language' certificate from the Italian Cultural Institute, London. I am a passionate teacher committed to raise children’s achievements and help them improve their grades: all my German GCSE students got an A or an A* in their final exams in June 2017. My communicative approach enables students to develop confidence in the language quickly and to use the language effectively in a variety of situations. In particular, I often use games, songs and authentic materials such as films or newspaper articles, so that my students can come into contact with relevant cultural aspects related to each language.

Education

UniversityCourseQualification
Università degli Studi di TorinoTranslation for special purposes and interpretingMA
Università degli Studi di TorinoApplied LanguagesBA

Tutoring Experience (2000 hours taught)

I have been working as a full time tutor for 3 years, both in person and online. In particular, I have been teaching German and Italian to KS3, GCSE, IB, A-Level students and adult learners. I am currently teaching German and Italian evening courses at Wimbledon school of English, Islington Centre for English and St Giles London Central English language school. Furthermore, I have been collaborating with London Waterloo Academy and Westminster Academy both as a volunteer tutor and on a paid basis. My current students are attending South Hampstead High School, Sherborne School, Wycombe Abbey, King Edward VI Grammar School, Forest Independent School, Fine Arts College, Henrietta Barnett school, Bancrofts School, Caterham School, Hockerill Anglo-European College, Latymer School, Woodbridge High School, Trinity Catholic High School and Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School. I am have been teaching both German and Italian to some managing directors of the UniCredit Bank in central London.

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