Patricia (Tutor in Yateley)
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University of Reading
PGCE Secondary - French & Italian
University of Bath
European Studies - French/Italian
Brentwood County High School
Spanish & French
Information about Patricia
I am a linguist with a first class degree in French and Italian from Bath University and also A Level Spanish. After working as a translator for a couple of years, I trained to teach English as a Foreign Language and completed the RSA Diploma while teaching in Rome. As well as teaching EFL, French, Italian and Spanish at an FE/HE college and giving private tuition, I have also worked extensively in the business world, always using my language skills on a daily basis, particularly Spanish and French.
Availability: Currently available during the day and early evening, but not after 6.30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Weekends are also possible.
Willing to travel: 5 miles
Experience: I worked for over 10 years at Farnborough College of Technology teaching English as a Foreign Language at all levels up to Proficiency, French A Level (evening class) and Italian and Spanish at beginner and intermediate levels (to degree and HND students). I also gave private tuition in French up to GCSE level. Prior to that, I taught EFL for 2 and a half years in Italy and London and later taught French and Italian evening classes in Woking and Camberley and gave private tuition in Italian.
Feedback For Patricia (8)
Patricia has been amazing with the preparations leading up to my A-level French exam. She has helped me so much with my grammar and translation and especially my writing. I would highly recommend her for this level of tuition!
Patricia is very helpful, lesson prepared in advance and focuses on the area that I want to start learning - grammar. Very patient.
Tutors Response :
Thank you for your kind feedback - it is a pleasure to help you and hopefully you will soon find that many things are starting to become automatic.
Patricia has been tutoring my daughter for her A level French for the last three months and I recommend her highly. Her lessons are very well structured and focused on my daughter`s areas of improvement. Patricia is very kind and keeps my daughter motivated to improve in her french. Patricia is also flexible with the timetable which is a plus for us. Great experienced french tutor.
Tutors Response :
Thank you for your feedback. I am very much enjoying tutoring Susana and I feel she is making significant progress.
Patricia has been a great tutor and invaluable with my oral French. She helped me to get an A grade in my A Level French.
Patricia helped my daughter prepare for the A level oral and her sessions were really helpful.
Great tutor, very friendly and well prepared.
Patricia has only had two sessions to date with my daughter to date but they seem to be going really well and we are pleased.
I am really enjoying learning french. I can not recommend Patricia enough. Each lesson has been structured and with purpose. We start by testing what we covered in the previous session. This really helps me with ingraining the detail. I personally find working one on one with a good tutor to be very beneficial and would advise anyone considering to speak another language to do the same.