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Degree: Modern Languages (Bachelors) - Newcastle University
I'm Hannah and I'm a third year modern languages student at Newcastle University. I'm currently working as an English teacher in Barcelona so Spanish is my speciality but I also study French and Portuguese at university. I am looking to share my knowledge and passion for languages with anyone up to A-Level Spanish and Portuguese and French GCSE. I'm happy to help with all aspects of language learning.
Currently, I work in a primary school in Barcelona, teaching English to children aged 2-11. I completed the Young Language Leaders course in 2011 which gave me basic training in teaching languages and I then went on to tutor a year 10 student for his French GCSE speaking exam.
For our lessons, you will decide what we learn. If you find that your school focuses more on speaking than writing, then we can spend our 55 minutes together working on the written side of language learning, and vice versa. It's totally up to you! Before every lesson we have, I will ask you exactly what you want to know by the end of our lesson and hopefully, you will feel like we always meet those objectives.
I am also happy to adapt your own personal learning style. If you are a visual learner, then I will put together all the verb tables and mind maps you need to understand. Or if you prefer to spend our 55 minutes talking through the topic then that is fine too.
If you have any questions or would like to know more about me, you can either send me a WebMail or book a Meet the Tutor session. Just tell me what subject you are looking for and what it is you're struggling with.
I look forward to speaking soon!
|Portuguese||A Level||£20 /hr|
|Spanish||A Level||£20 /hr|
Personally, I find that the easiest way to know when to use the subjunctive is by using the acronym WEDDING.
e.g. querer que, desear que, preferir que. Mi amigo quiere que salga con su novia. My friend wants me to go out with his girlfriend.
e.g. esperar (to hope), temer (to fear). El profesor espera que los alumnos tengan éxito en los examenes. The teacher hopes that his students succeed in their exams.
e.g. dudar. Dudo que sea auténtico. I doubt that it's real.
e.g. negar. No se puede negar que sea un tema muy polémico en el mundo de hoy en día. One can't deny that it's a very controversial topic in the world today. (This is also a fantastic essay phrase!)
I- impersonal expressions
e.g. es necessario que, es mejor que. Es necessario que vayas al doctor. It is necessary that you go to a doctor.
e.g. no creo que, no pienso que. No pienso que comas bien. I don't think you eat well.
e.g. Ojalá que. !Ojalá que ganemos la lotería! I really hope we win the lottery!