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Jill D

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£ 24.00-24.00 p/h

I have taught English as a second language to a wide range of people,from business people looking to communicate more effectively in the workplace, to young children struggling to make themselves understood outside of their home. I am also experienced in helping children/teenagers whose first language is English with grammar, spelling and writing skills.This is from KS1 through to GCSE. I believe learning should be relaxed and fun. In my experience, people who struggle with learning lack confidence in their abilities and this holds them back. My aim is to provide tutoring that caters to each person/child as an individual, finding their strengths and building on them.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Relaxed and tailored to the individual

What qualifications do you have?

CertTESOL Level 5 Trinity college Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Business English/English Language/English Literature CHE Nutritional medicine Certificates in counselling and family therapy

Tell us about your experience...

Teaching teenagers at a language school Tutoring business people in their place of work Helping very young children learn English through play Tutoring children whose first language is English at all levels of education up to GCSE Home schooling Before I started teaching, I ran an organic food business with my husband. I was also a relationships and couple counsellor for over 7 years. Before I had children,I was a human resources manager.

What locations do you tutor in?

Marlow, High Wycombe, Maidenhead,Windsor

What is your personal message to students?

Reading is key to improving your English. It doesn't have to be classical literature. Anything that fires your imagination, that makes you want to keep reading until the end, that makes you feel slightly sad that you've finished it is a good book. Your vocabulary, spelling and general writing ability will all benefit enormously.

CRB/Disclosure Certificate: CRB
Home-based tutor: Yes
Travelling tutor: High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Windsor
Online tutor: No
Subjects: English as a foreign language Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  English KS1, KS2 KS3, GCSE,
  English