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Katie R

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    My Experience

    I spent a year working as an English teacher in a primary school in Madrid, where I taught children from 2 to 12 years old. I also tutored adults in preparation for the Cambridge English language exams.
    I have supported several students from my old school(Fettes College in Edinburgh) with their personal statements and interview preparation, particularly for Oxbridge.

    Subjects I teach

    French language and literature up to graduate level.
    Spanish language and literature up to graduate level.
    German language and literature up to A-level.
    History up to A-level.
    Essay writing.
    Personal statements.
    English as a foreign language.

    My Qualifications

    I was born and raised in France, where I attended a bilingual school until sixth form. I am therefore fluent in French, and passed the French version of GCSEs (Brevet International), with a distinction. I also obtained an A* in History; and A* in English Language and Literature IGCSEs.
    For sixth form, I went to boarding school (Fettes College) in Edinburgh where I obtained the following A-levels: History (A*); French (A*); German (A); English (A).
    I then went to Cambridge University where I obtained First Class Honours in Modern Languages (Spanish and German). I received a special distinction for my Spanish oral exam and was awarded the Elmore Exhibition prize for academic achievement.
    I am currently studying an MSc in Global Health and Development at UCL

    My Passion And How I Inspire

    When it comes to exam preparation, practice makes perfect, so I place particular emphasis on going over past papers and thinking about what kind of questions could come up in the exam.
    For languages, it’s all about confidence and enjoyment, so I really try and help the student realise that languages are a gateway into a whole different culture, and that there is so much more to them than vocab and grammar.

    My video Introduction


    Fun fact

    I was in the Marie Antoinette film with Kirsten Dunst.

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