Melissa N.

Melissa N.

£30 - £32 /hr

Spanish and ab initio Italian (Bachelors) - Durham University

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120 completed lessons

About me

I am a fourth year Modern Languages (Spanish and Italian) studying at Durham University. I have four years experience (TEFL certificate) tutoring online and 5 months teaching as an English Language Assistant in Italy.


I have always loved helping other people with their language skills, and hope that I will create a fun and friendly environment in my tutorials. My friends would describe me as very easy-going and patient, and I have experience tutoring a range of students fro...

I am a fourth year Modern Languages (Spanish and Italian) studying at Durham University. I have four years experience (TEFL certificate) tutoring online and 5 months teaching as an English Language Assistant in Italy.


I have always loved helping other people with their language skills, and hope that I will create a fun and friendly environment in my tutorials. My friends would describe me as very easy-going and patient, and I have experience tutoring a range of students from different exam boards and with different abilities.


If you would like to find out more about how I work then just drop me a message with your exam board and what you need help with and I will be happy to have a chat with you!

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About my sessions

During the sessions, you will have full control on what we cover – from oral practise to practising verb conjugations. In languages, comprehension and grammar are key, so before we practise for orals or complete exam questions, we will focus on these fundamentals.


I will use as many different ways to help you understand the language (YouTube videos, diagram, charts, film excerpts) as these methods are proven to be best for learning a language. A lot can be achieved in only...

During the sessions, you will have full control on what we cover – from oral practise to practising verb conjugations. In languages, comprehension and grammar are key, so before we practise for orals or complete exam questions, we will focus on these fundamentals.


I will use as many different ways to help you understand the language (YouTube videos, diagram, charts, film excerpts) as these methods are proven to be best for learning a language. A lot can be achieved in only 55 minutes – languages are extremely fun and I will give you useful links to websites, films, grammar exercises for you to do if you feel you would like to continue on with our practise.

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Personally interviewed by MyTutor

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Ratings & reviews

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KS

Kshama Parent from Dubai

23 Nov '19

Melissa is very resourceful and patient - she helps with every single problem. Really good all around!

KS

Kshama Parent from Dubai

21 Oct '19

Amazing first session, Looking forward to more!

KS

Kshama Parent from Dubai

21 May '19

Legend

KS

Kshama Parent from Dubai

10 Apr '19

Melissa has been an absolutely amazing tutor. She is very dedicated and makes the effort to plan her lessons very effectively. Melissa helped me out with my oral exam and prepared me so well that I got full marks! I would definitely recommend her.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
SpanishInternational Baccalaureate (IB)6
English LiteratureInternational Baccalaureate (IB)6
HistoryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)7
ChemistryInternational Baccalaureate (IB)6
Italian ab intioInternational Baccalaureate (IB)6
Mathematic StudiesInternational Baccalaureate (IB)7

General Availability

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12 - 5pm
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12 - 5pm

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
English LiteratureGCSE£32 /hr
ItalianGCSE£32 /hr
SpanishGCSE£32 /hr
ItalianIB£32 /hr
SpanishIB£32 /hr
MLAT (Modern Languages)University£32 /hr
SpanishUniversity£32 /hr
Personal StatementsMentoring£32 /hr
Spanish13 Plus£30 /hr

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