MFL tutor

I am a Qualified, Experienced,Fluent Languages Tutor with a High 2:1 degree in French, Spanish and P

I teach French and Spanish from beginner to to degree level for ALL ages in both individual or group lessons. I am very flexible in my teaching approach and work closely with students to establish goals and how best to achieve them. I take pride in my ability to evaluate learner's needs and to adapt teaching methods to suit. I am friendly, patient and enthusiastic about my languages and enjoy usin

23/03/2016

So nice when people take time out of their busy schedules to give some good feedback :)

Daniel Taylor
Assistant Site Manager at J Murphy & Sons Limited

Recommended you for work as Individual and group lessons for Business, Holiday, School, all levels French and Spanish at Freelance Translator English and Spanish into French

Jaye is an excellent tutor I have been learning with her for a relatively short period and been impressed with her attention to detail, ability to adapt to my strengths and weaknesses while still continuing to keep each lesson interesting and challenging. I am more than confident in my ability to go Spain order items and ask for directions. I have not studied Spanish before but Jaye has instilled me with plenty of confidence to always try and converse 'en espanol'. I would highly recommend Jaye to anybody looking to study Spanish for any reason.

24/01/2016

Self-efficacy – the most neglected motivational factor in foreign language instruction

This is such a good article and affects both adults and school children. You must have faith in your goal and stick at it , everything is possible with practice and belief. Those who think they should be smarter and learn faster only ever hold themselves back . Take the time it takes and get it done. There is your secret to success. https://gianfrancoconti.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/self-efficacy-the-most-neglected-motivational-factor-in-the-foreign-language-classroom/

gianfrancoconti.wordpress.com In secondary schools, in England, it is common to hear teachers complain about the motivational levels of their students. The reasons commonly put forward for the low levels of student interest are...

04/01/2016

Welcoming the new year with some new availability for a few new faces ☺️☺️ 4 of my lovely adult learners are off to South America this month so I have spaces in a Monday , Wednesday, Tuesday and Friday evening ... Looking forward to meeting some new french or Spanish learners 💃💃💃 message me for more details 🎉🎉

30/11/2015

New Years Resolution = more knowledge = more opportunities = a better you

30/11/2015

Offer something that will help to make next year even better than this one with a language course this Christmas. Message for details and a personalized programme.

07/11/2015

The Gift of Language

''The study of foreign languages is simply the gift that keeps on giving. It provides a person with multiple perspectives from which to view the world. It actually strengthens the mind. It allows a person to travel to other countries, which is also a great gift. Most importantly, having a common language erases borders. It allows one to put others at ease.''

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-f-schwaller/the-gift-of-language_b_2078318.html

huffingtonpost.com The study of foreign languages is simply the gift that keeps on giving. It provides a person with multiple perspectives from which to view the world. It actually strengthens the mind. It allows a person to travel to other countries, which is also a great gift.

25/10/2015

Now you're talking: how language skills can boost your career – live chat

Thinking of boosting your career prospects? Why Languages could help....And there’s a brainy benefit, too. Research suggests that speaking two or more languages leads to a rise in cognitive processing, focus and the ability to multitask.
http://www.theguardian.com/careers/2015/oct/04/now-youre-talking-how-language-skills-can-boost-your-career-live-chat

theguardian.com What’s the best way to put language skills to good use? And what jobs should multilinguals be considering? Ask the experts on Thursday 8 October 1–3pm

18/10/2015

University modern language courses easier to get on than five years ago

Wendy Piatt, director general of the Russell Group, said its universities wanted to see more students studying languages at GCSE and beyond.
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/may/08/university-modern-language-courses-easier-to-get-on-than-five-years-ago

theguardian.com In 2010, students had a 15.9% chance of winning a place at one of the 24 Russell Group universities, rising to 17.4% in 2014 due to dwindling interest

07/10/2015

Not one new poster but two this year - twice as nice :)

07/10/2015

New academic year, new poster . So excited ! Let me know if you would like a copy to put up at work or in your local area :)

07/10/2015

Exporter slams UU decision to close languages school

Stand out from the crowd and get that promotion, job, graduate opportunity or internship by offering the skill that employers need but can't train themselves; a second language.
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/exporter-slams-uu-decision-to-close-languages-school-31512334.html

belfasttelegraph.co.uk A Co Tyrone company which exports machinery to 80 countries around the world has hit out at the decision by Ulster University to close its modern languages school.

04/10/2015

Pupils often failed in early secondary school - BBC News

Oddly , my younger pupils learn language so much quicker than my teenage or adult learners, and are equally as enthusiastic , don't let your child be lost to languages so early on 😓 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34201975

www.bbc.co.uk Ofsted says too many pupils in early secondary school are being failed in this phase of education.

04/10/2015

Nearly half of MFL teacher-training places are left unfilled, Ucas reveals

That explains the incessant calls to do supply teaching.... And the increase in private tuition requests ! https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/nearly-half-mfl-teacher-training-places-are-left-unfilled-ucas

www.tes.com Official figures on recruitment to teacher-training courses released this morning show drastic shortages in key subjects in the final days before training courses began. The figures, published by university admissions body Ucas, paint a disastrous picture across a range of core subjects, and could m…

04/10/2015

Super busy September as always , only a few spaces left for evening weekday tuition. Happy to do pair or group lessons 🏃🏃💃💃

06/09/2015

500 | Guardian News & Media

WHAT THE 2015 GCSE RESULTS SAY ABOUT MFL: “The reality is that as this general decline continues (in MFL study), the UK risks falling behind on the world stage,” said Vicky Gough, schools adviser at the British Council, which has long campaigned to improve language teaching in schools. “Employers are crying out for more language skills. We all need to realise that learning a language isn’t just a rewarding way to connect with another culture, but will boost job prospects too.”
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/aug/20/gcse-results-fall-numbers-foreign-languages

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02/09/2015

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02/09/2015

How To Choose A Tutor For Your Child

So its no secret these days that to get into one of the selective state schools in my area is difficult. With places extremely limited,
you need all the help you can get to make your child shine but what should you be thinking about when choosing a tutor?
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/08/14/how-to-choose-a-tutor-for-your-child_n_7370580.html

huffingtonpost.co.uk You've decided to take the plunge and find a tutor for your child. It's a considerable expense and a commitment for many parents. So how do you get the best out of tutoring? And how do you avoid be

20/08/2015

5 Reasons to Learn a New Language Before You Travel - Lindsay Does Languages

Thinking of Travelling? Think seriously abut the benefits of learning the language to enhance your experience. After travelling South America myself, I learnt so much more about the people and culture by using my Spanish and I saved a fortune on tour guides and packages that were 'off the beaten track'. That aside, from experience, the basics are essential for getting around when you are over there. http://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/5-reasons-to-learn-a-new-language-before-you-travel/

lindsaydoeslanguages.com Looking for an excuse to learn a new language? In this guest post, Language Reach give us 5 reasons to learn a new language before you travel. Get packing!

12/08/2015

Sixth form colleges 'ditching courses over budget cut fears'

With new stats showing that 39% of colleges in England have stopped offering language courses such as French and Spanish, language learners are becoming a rare find. Whilst it is easy to say that holidays and businesses only need English, English native speakers amount to 13% of the whole Union population, while the percentage of people that speak English "well enough in order to be able to have a conversation", either as first (32%), second (11%) or third (3%) foreign language, is 38%.
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2015/08/11/sixth-form-colleges-ditching-courses-over-budget-cut-fears/

expressandstar.com Sixth form colleges have dropped courses in sciences and languages amid fears the system is "under serious threat" from funding cuts, according to a new survey.

10/08/2015

Top 10 tips to learn a language

Top tips for learning a language - Reread bonus tip and point one - goals, fun and practice makes perfect :)... some nice language practice on here too
http://www.babbel.com/magazine/10-tips-from-an-expert

babbel.com Let this master guide you through the easy way to learn multiple languages with Babbel. Try it out now!

07/08/2015

CP Language Courses | News about Language Lessons, Tuition & General

http://www.cp-fl.com/news/2015/05/languages_may_be_passport_to_oxbridge_data_suggests

Something to think about if applying to competitive courses at the top universities next year ... one hour a week of French or Spanish could be the difference between you getting that place over someone else..

cp-fl.com Read the News about Learning French, Spanish, Italian, German, Mandarin Chinese or Business English for Work & Business, Studies & Exams, Travel & Moving Abroad

23/04/2015

Lack in communication recently folks, busy busy busy!

Some spaces available in the exam season for some last minute revision over the next few weeks if anyone needs it.

Also looking at places for holiday language classes over the summer and new pupils for new academic year in September

Email [email protected] if you prefer:)

15/09/2014

They're here :) xx

08/09/2014

Exciting --- leaflets designed and off to print tomorrow . Come on all lovelies , let me know if you could put some up in your local clubs etc xx

01/09/2014

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01/09/2014

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