Hello, I'm Ellie, a Modern Languages student from the University of Exeter. I'm currently on my year abroad: I have completed a 6-month internship in an English-language newspaper in Monaco, and am now doing a placement at a luxury travel company in Barcelona.
I have always loved languages and the opportunities that they open for people - it's truly a skillset like no other, and one that has allowed me to find and make the most of the amazing placements I've obtained this year. I hope to be able to help my students to reach their full potential through a mixed variety of speaking and grammar, and enable them to have a full an understanding as possible.
I already have some tutoring expeirence: during my A Levels; I took part in voluntary tutoring schemes in both maths and French in order to help pupils achieve their target grades, which I found to be an enriching experience, as I got to know my tutees in a one-on-one environment and saw their progress.
Through my tutoring, I truly hope to get across my passion for languages; and as I have lived through the struggles and confidence issues that language learning can bring myself, I hope to be a support and offer my own personal tips and tricks too!
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The difference between avoir and être is a grammatical distinction that often confuses students, but is absolutely necessary to know when forming the perfect tense, as well as other more complex tenses such as the future conditional and pluperfect. The majority of verbs take avoir, but thankfully, there is a handy acronym that you can use in order to remember the odd few that are always used with être.
M - Mourir (to die)
R - Retourner (to return)
S - Sortir (to go out)
V - Venir (to come)
A - Arriver (to arrive)
N - Naître (to be born)
D - Descendre (to go down)
E - Entrer (to enter)
R - Rester (to stay)
T - Tomber (to fall)
R - Rentrer (to go back in)
A - Aller (to go)
M - Monter (to go up)
P - Partir (to leave)
Make a big poster with the MRS VANDERTRAMP acronym, and gradually as you revise it will be become easier to recall these few verbs to mind more easily, and make sure you always form tenses with the correct auxiliary verb.see more