University of Westminster
Translation and Interpreting
University of Cambridge
French and Italian (Modern and Medieval Languages)
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Information about Dhananjay
I`m an extremely passionate and experienced tutor. I am a polyglot, having learnt over 15 languages to various levels (of which I am at least conversational in 10) and I have an MA in French and Italian from the University of Cambridge.
My considerable language learning experience is very helpful in enthusing and helping my students. As well as languages, I love foreign cultures and so often use foreign music, films or reading in my lessons.
I am also an avid reader and sports enthusiast - I play tennis, badminton and football and sometimes squash and table-tennis.
I`m a big Manchester United fan and one of my most embarrassing moments came when Manchester United were winning the title with 3 minutes to go in May 2012 and I got so excited that I changed my Facebook status celebrating our title victory in front of my friends, only for Man City to score 2 goals in 3 minutes to pip us to the title and leave me feeling very humiliated!
Availability: My availability is slightly variable, so it is always better to check with me personally.
Willing to travel: 10 miles
Experience: I have over 6 years experience as a tutor.
I have taught English as a Foreign Language, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Latin to various levels as well as English (Language/Literature) and Maths to GCSE level and below.
I have also helped students to achieve admission to the top schools and universities in the UK, including St. Paul`s (where I myself studied), North London Collegiate and Eton College, as well as the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
My teaching experience has allowed me the opportunity to get to know a range of different people from all ages and backgrounds, as I have taught students from 5 years old to over 60 years old and of all different levels!
I often develop great rapports with my students. One of my students, to whom I have been teaching French for over 3 years, achieved an A* in French GCSE under my guidance. I continue to teach her French for A Level and she said that the influence of my teaching was a big factor in her choosing to keep studying the subject.
The parents of an 11+ student, to whom I taught English, Maths, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning and with whom I had a great rapport, left me the following review (they also gave me five out of five stars): An outstanding tutor who inspires great self-confidence in his pupil, who works with great calm and efficiency, utterly convincing, a true model for a young student.
I hope to achieve similar results with you!
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