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Silvana (Tutor in London)

Silvana
Silvana
Tutor
London
Feedback Score:
+9
Member Since: 06/10/2010
Last Login: 1 day ago
Response Rate: 80%
Expected Response: < 2 days

Qualifications

HND
Institute of Linguists
Public Service Interpreting French...
Merit  (2012)
BA
University of Westminster
Modern Foreign Languages, Literatur...
2:1  (1998)
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Rates summary: 35.00 to 40.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelAdult Learner
Efl----35.00
Eleven Plus35.0035.00---
English--35.0040.00-
Entrance Exams35.00----
French35.00-35.0040.00-
German--35.0040.00-
Ielts----35.00
Information about Silvana

I am an English and Modern Foreign Language teacher with over 8 years experience teaching within local secondary and primary schools. I am a friendly and supportive person who gets excellent results by making lessons fun as well as informative. I always discuss the needs of my new pupils very carefully and aim to build their confidence in the subject. I find that practice in exam techniques invariably helps to rapidly improve grades.
I prep students for exams at GCSE and at A Level, providing techniques and strategies in planning and answering essay questions as well as conversation and grammar practice for languages. I have extensive knowledge of all exam boards and syllabi,in particular AQA, Edexcel, OCR and Eduqas, as well as IGCSE and Cambridge exam boards (CIE).
I also provide support and tutor children in preparation for 11+ and common entrance exams, with many pupils gaining places at their desired school.
In addition, I am experienced in teaching English to adults in preparation for IELTS and Cambridge exams.

I regularly attend courses to keep up-to-date with changes within the curriclum and syllabi and am qualified to teach the new English and languages GCSE 9-1 which will first be examined in 2017.

I encourage independent and critical thinking and like to provide an insight into European culture, through Literature and Art.

Availability: Am flexible to suit the needs of the student.

Willing to travel: 5 miles

Experience: I teach French, German and English at GCSE, lower secondary and at A level. I have had great results with students, many fulfilling their predicted grades and above. I am happy to provide references upon request.

DBS (CRB) Check: Yes

Reference: Awaiting response

Feedback For Silvana (9)
We have a total of 9 review(s) for Silvana.

Ashim (Mr)
22/08/2017

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor!
My son improved quite a lot.
Thank you so much for your help.
Much recommended.
Regards,


Fang (Ms)
18/07/2017

5/5 Rating

Friendly and Reliable, highly recommended


Catherine (Mrs)
11/10/2016

4/5 Rating

Silvana is passionate and knowlegable in her subject area. A current secondary teacher she is familiar and thorough and has brought my daughter along well in her second year of A Levels


Neil (Mr)
15/05/2016

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor for my son who was preparing for his French conversation exams! She is well prepared and very motivational.


Peter ()
23/10/2015

5/5 Rating

Since starting to tutor my daughter (who sits GCSE French next summer 2016) her grades have progressed from Cs to A/Bs. She is really enjoying French in a way she didn`t before and is making really good progress. Thank you Silvana.


Ugona (Miss)
04/10/2015

5/5 Rating

So far so good. My son is finding his sessions with Silvana very useful & enjoyable!


Holly (Miss)
13/09/2015

5/5 Rating

Silvana is a lovely lady who has offered great advise and tutoring to my girls.

Tutors Response :

Hi,
Thank you so much for your feedback it is much appreciated. Both girls are eager to learn, and it makes my job so much more rewarding and enjoyable and a great environment to teach in. I`m certain with the preparation and practice of exam technique and comprehension, they will both do very well in their entrance exams. Kind Regards, Silvana


Justin (Mrs)
31/01/2015

5/5 Rating

Silvana was an excellent English tutor for my Year 10 son. Patient, encouraging and knows how to bring out the best in teenagers. A necessity for tutoring Year 10/11s! I`d thoroughly recommend her.


Sofia (Miss)
01/06/2014

5/5 Rating

Silvana is very professional, thorough, reliable and I would highly recommend her.
Mo


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