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Marian (Tutor in Cambridge)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Member Since: 13/02/2012
Last Login: 10 days ago
Response Rate: 100%
Expected Response: < 12 hours

My Qualifications

RSA Diploma
Harrow college London
Teaching English as a Second Langua...
Pass  (1982)
Institute of Education, University...
Pass  (1978)
University of Sussex
2:2  (1976)

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Rates summary: 28.00 to 35.00 per hour
PrimaryKS3GCSEA-LevelDegreeAdult Learner

Information about Marian

I am a highly experienced and fully qualified teacher of English language and literature, examiner and author of ten popular international English Language textbooks published by Cambridge University Press (www.cambridge/education). I offer intensive 1-1 coaching for academic success. have worked in teaching for 25 years, and have experience both with those who need basic help with reading and writing up to advanced students who need help at degree level.
My kind, enthusiastic and patient approach is popular with students at all levels of ability. I provide a tailormade service to ensure students reach their goals. Each lesson is planned according to the needs of the student. Complex skills are broken into manageable chunks, so students learn enjoyably, step by step and really appreciate their progress.

Availability: Mon-Sat 8am-8pm

Willing to travel: Home Only

Experience: I am experienced with literacy at all levels from primary through to secondary. English for Work, GCSE English language and literature, IGCSE English, A/AS level English language and literature, IELTS, Business English, PET, FCE,CAE etc, Professional training for teachers including PGCE, CELTA, DELTA, and degree level support.An author of ten popular English language textbooks published by Cambridge University Press, used worldwide. Intensive one one one coaching, for teachers going abroad to teach English.

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Feedback For Marian (12)

We have a total of 12 review(s) for Marian.

Kay (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Marian is very friendly and calm which is essential when tutoring children. My son finds her a positive person who is very encouraging.

Disa (Mrs)

4/5 Rating

Marian helped me so much in being able to take a more analytical and evaluative approach towards the text of Hamlet, allowing me to develop my A Level English Literature essays, especially in being able to understand context points better.

Simon (Mr)

4/5 Rating

Thank you for your help and support. This gave Louise much needed confidence and guidance and she passed the part of the course with a higher grade than her previous grades!!

Sabine ()

5/5 Rating

My daughter is in year 11 and predicted to do well in most of her GCSE subjects but was having problems with English exams that seemed to stem from a lack of confidence and doubts about what was required in creative writing papers. She has been going to weekly lessons with Marian for about 6 weeks.
Since starting the private tuition there has been a transformation in her confidence and understanding of how to approach creative writing in exams. She says that Marian has been fantastic in the way she listened carefully to what the problems were and has focused on solving them. Marian explains things clearly in terms that made sense to her. She also found Marian’s choice of homework and her feedback on it extremely helpful in allowing her to understand how to improve her work.
Overall, we are very happy with the quality and value for money of the tuition we have received.

Judy (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Marian is very friendly, approachable and knowledgeable. In the short time I`ve visited her my confidence has grown. I would highly recommend her for tuition.

Liz (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

GCSE English Language grade B achieved - many thanks Marian : )

Hope (Miss)

5/5 Rating

My Daughter has been attending sessions with Marion for the last few weeks. I have seen a change in her attitude and confidence levels and she already seems less phased by the subject.
Marion is obviously a knowledgeable and very experienced tutor.

Agata (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My daughter had just few lessons but already I can see the difference Great

Liz (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

I highly recommend Marian and am delighted that we found her. Marian provided just the right level of support and confidence building needed by my daughter when preparing to resit GCSE English Language (to upgrade a C to a B for a university application) - we`re hopeful of a good result, many thanks Marian!

Fatma (Miss)

5/5 Rating

I would like to thank Miss Marian for helping me with my English Skills. She is absolutely an amazing teacher ,my writing has improved from 6.5 to 7.5 in less than a month I`m really grateful for her , she also helped me with my speaking . Because of her support and patience I got the score I need in a very short period of time :)

Louise (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

My daughter had tuition from Marian for A2 English Lit. She found that she was extremely thorough in ensuring knowledge of the text, a great support & restored her confidence. Brilliant! Would highly recommend.

Jeanette (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Marian is an excellent tutor. My son learned a lot from her and enjoyed her tutorials (which is unusual for him).

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