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Crystelle P

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Subjects I teach

French to A-Level
Spanish to A-Level

My Experience

Private Tutor, London:
Delivered one-to-one private classes on French & Spanish from Beginners’ to GCSE-level
Tuition involves combination of writing, reading, oral, listening & translation components

English Teacher – Madrid:
Delivered hourly English classes to Spanish employees of an international company, teaching them grammar and prepared listening and speaking activities to improve their English skills.

Teaching Assistant – Haydon School, Pinner:
Assisted in Italian, French and Spanish lessons
Conducted Spanish Oral exams for pupils in Year 8

Teaching Assistant – Spanish and French clubs, Stanmore:
Communicated with teacher and pupils in the target language
Assisted students with exercises and worksheets

Teaching Assistant – St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School, Harrow:
Communicated with teacher and pupils in Spanish
Assisted students with Spanish exercises and worksheets

Team Leader – UCL Language & Culture Day, London:
Coordinated & carried out educational activities in Italian for school children
Responsible for a team of volunteers, delegating tasks to each team member

My Qualifications

University College London (UCL), University of London:
BA Modern Languages (French & Spanish) with a Year Abroad
First Class Honours with distinctions in Oral French and Oral Spanish

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls – Elstree, Hertfordshire:
A Levels: A*A*A*A in French, Spanish, Italian, Mathematics (AS)

Awards, Achievements & Positions of Responsibility:
University College London:
Provost’s Excellence Scholarship
Language Exchange Society Vice President

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls:
Hilary Morrish Prize for French
Pastoral Prefect
European Film Society President
French Bilingual Society President

My Approach to Private Tuition

My approach is to first identify my tutees’ goals, should it be to pass a certain exam, or to achieve a certain level of understanding. In order to achieve these goals, I like to set mini deadlines along the way so that my tutee and I constantly have something to work towards. Of course, no tutee is the same, with different learning methods and needs, and so by identifying areas of difficulty and development at the outset, each tutoring session will be adapted accordingly so that I can work efficiently with my tutee. At the end of each tutoring session, I want to ensure that progress has been made by recapping what has been learnt and what is still to be learnt. To this end, I want my tutees to feel comfortable learning with me – I am not a strict or scary teacher! Should they have any concerns, I want them to feel that they can talk to me.

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Fun fact

I once appeared on French Television speaking in an interview.

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