Westfield College, London
German with French
Information about Joanne
My teaching is multi-sensory, by which I mean that you will be encouraged to experiment with everything from mind maps to music to help you learn vocabulary and grammar. I am familiar with the requirements of the main exam boards. I am happy to set homework and give you as much exam practice as possible. It would be good to have the means to record your voice during lessons and for homework.
I led exchange trips to Germany every year for 30 years and have spent a lot of time in Germany and France. I believe that pronunication and intonation are key to communication in a foreign language and I will show you how to improve yours in simple steps.
I am a mother of two twenty something daughters and have two additional step children.
My hobbies are my allotment, the piano, walking and caravaning. In addition to German and French I am also fluent in Turkish.
I look forward to meeting you.
Availability: Immediate, ongoing, daytime or evening and some weekends by appointment
Willing to travel: Home Only
Experience: I taught German and French for 30 years in two local grammar schools, Stroud High and Denmark Road in Gloucester. I was Head of Modern Languages at the latter for the last 13 years before retiring in July 2013. I am a German specialist and can teach German and French to A2 and beyond.Contact this Tutor
Feedback For Joanne (4)
Joanne is a very motivating, knowledgeable and attentive german tutor with many valuable years of experience. Izzy (Yr11) was a bit sceptical about studying online( rather than face to face) -due to the Corona virus epidemic but Joanne made our Izzy feel at ease with her funny, bubbly and very approachable personality which has resulted in boosting Izzy`s self confidence.
Tutors Response :
Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. Izzie is a pleasure to teach.
My son is now enjoying German.
Joanne is fantastic. What can I say when my daughter started being tutored by Joanne she was failing her GCSE French, following tutoring with Joanne my daughter has successfully passed her GCSE French. Joanne has gone above and beyond to support our daughter, which we are so grateful for. Would highly recommend.
has been really great for our daughter helping her build confidence and ability