Beginners French lessons 1:1

Regular French lessons for kids and pre-teens

Mentored by

Tina The Tutor

Tina The Tutor can travel to you! FRE ITA ENG

Chosen age group:

Ages: 6 - 18 years

Available tickets:
Bespoke 1:1 £32/hr
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What we'll do
Your child will learn their first Italian words in a fun, relaxed environment: plenty of games, songs, multi-media resources and above all: a growth mindset. I believe (and science backs me up on this) that everyone is capable of learning a foreign language to some degree. The earlier we expose kids to other languages, the more open-minded and flexible they will be in life. You decide if you'd prefer to be in the convenience and comfort of your own home - online or face-to-face, or in another venue such as a park, café or library! I will adapt my materials for the setting of your choice. I will travel to you with additional charges for long-distance travel and parking costs. Advertised dates: The dates on this listing are a suggestion to give you an idea of overall length: 6x weekly 60 min sessions. My dates and times are flexible, please get in touch to request any specific dates and times that suit you. Pricing: The listing price is an estimate: Due to the commission charged by Eequ, I charge £32 per hour for an online lesson or a local face-to-face lesson that doesn't require parking fees. If you would like me to travel a significant distance from BN3, that will increase the overall cost. Why choose me? I have been teaching and tutoring for many years! I am a Certified Tutor as recognised by Training Qualifications UK, who are OFQUAL regulated. I am also a qualified teacher with QTS and a TESOL. I taught MFL (mostly French & Italian) from Year 7 to Year 13 in state schools/colleges. As a private tutor, I have worked with a broad variety of children and adults on a plethora of subjects, including but not limited to: KS1-KS2 Literacy, Y1 to Y3 Maths, Italian and French for Beginners to Intermediates (A1-B2). I am experienced in working with a wide range of SEN, including dyslexia and autism. I still work part-time in a state college so I am always on top of the latest Safeguarding training. Teaching really is my life and my passion! My youngest ever tutee: A 2-year-old with above-average literacy and numeracy My oldest ever tutee: An 80-year-old with a passion for French! Please message me to discuss any bespoke requests.
About your mentor
Tina The Tutor
Tina The Tutor can travel to you! FRE ITA ENG
I'm Martina - the little ones call me Tina. I adore languages. I am a polyglot who spent her early years in Italy, then moved to South Africa at the age of five, so balancing different languages and cultures is a core part of my identity and that of my family's. I work with children and adults from all walks of life, and I would love to make a positive difference in yours. I believe every child should have the opportunity to learn a second language - not only because it vastly increases your chances in the job market, but because it opens your mind. I am a bilingual foreigner: born in Italy, moved at age 5 to South Africa and emigrated to England in 2012. I am very much settled here and I'm looking forward to my Citizenship Ceremony this year. As a native speaker of Italian and English, I have a mostly South African accent, as much as I would like to convince myself that I sound like Stephen Fry. I do not, in fact, sound like a native British man. I studied French from the age of 10 onwards, so I am a fluent French speaker. I also studied Zulu and Spanish, and I am currently exploring Standard Arabic. Brighton & Hove is my home and I am enjoying teaching locals as well as people around England and abroad. I am currently teaching everyone online, and hopefully from September 2021 I intend to continue a mix of online and in-person teaching, depending on your needs! Happy to share my CV, Enhanced DBS check and references, all you need to do is ask :)
Learning aims
Aim 1
To feel less daunted by foreign languages.
Aim 2
To be able to say and understand basic French phrases such as greetings, numbers and animals.
Aim 3
To access basic French through reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Pricing information
Ticket nameBespoke 1:1
Price£32
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Basic DBS
Safeguarding Training
First Aid Kit

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