Tony H - tutor  

Tony H
Tutor in Ladywood, Birmingham

£35.00 per hour

4.8
(6 reviews)
(6 reviews)
10+ Tutorfair hoursTeach FirstQualified TeacherRussell GroupPrizes or ScholarshipsDegree

About Tony

English Tutor GCSE, EFL, 11+/Entrance Exams, A-Level, Degree

I am a fully experienced English teacher, both language and literature. I have extensive experience of working with students of all levels and ages, both here in the UK and also abroad. I have prepared students for numerous English exams, including Entrance Exams/11+, GCSE (both Language & Literature), AS, A2, A-Levels, Cambridge KET, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE, as well as other internationally recognised exams such as TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, etc. I have experience of preparing students for all of the various formats currently in use by the UK examination boards (AQA, EDEXCEL, WJEC, iGCSE, OCR, IB, etc.). Unfortunately, I do not have the facilities to accommodate student's at my home. I am a fluent Spanish speaker.
I would just like to add that my full time profession is that of "English Tutor", therefore, I take my work very seriously indeed, as I do not tutor solely as a means of a 'second income'. Thus, all of my student's receive my full and undivided attention, regardless as to their requirements or needs.

I have worked with both native and non-native English students of all ages and various levels, from absolute beginners, to those studying English as part of a university degree. I have an excellent success rate with preparing students for their Entrance Exams to local grammar schools, as to date, every single student that I have prepared for the exam, has been offered a placement within their required school. Whilst in Mexico I was hired as the 'Head of English Department/English Co-ordinator' at one of Mexico's most exclusive private bilingual schools. My students have ranged from 4 year old kindergarten children, to the top directors and executives of Latin America's leading cinema chain. I also ran an 'in-house' Business English course in Mexico for 2 years where I worked with some of the leading companies in Latin America, including Cinepolis, Universidad Tecnologico de Monterrey, as well as various private companies. In 2012 I was awarded a 'Certificate of Excellence' by the International Education Services Inc. for my work with schoolchildren.

I always endeavour to ensure that the classes that I prepare are firstly suited to the students level and secondly something that the students are actually going to enjoy participating in. I like to create a relaxed atmosphere for each of my students, as I have found that this leads to far better results, as opposed to a 'sterile classroom' setting. I have an extensive collection of pre-prepared material, as well as numerous different English & Business English workbooks, although each class will be individually tailored to meet the students personal needs. I also like to regularly prepare tests for my students in order to monitor student progress.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OF MY TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS ARE HELD "ON FILE", MEANING THAT THEY HAVE BEEN CHECKED AND VERIFIED BY THE TUTORFAIR WEBSITE*

Although I would like to add, that with the utmost respect: please do not contact me if your intentions are to haggle over the cost of tuition, as the fees stated on my profile, are non-negotiable. Thank you for your understanding

*AS OF WEDNESDAY 18TH MAY 2016, I WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE TUITION*

Hourly rate: £35.00
Type of tutoring: In-person and Online
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Reviews and References

4.8
(6 reviews)
(6 reviews)

Excellent Tutor

Written by Steve W
Tony was the best tutor I have ever had the pleasure of working with.
He prepared lessons that were both interesting and totally relevant to each subject covered.
I would fully recommend this tutor.
Subject:
English
Outcome:
I passed my Cambridge FCE

English Literature Tutor

Written by Mary D
I hired Tony to help prepare my 16 year old daughter for her GCSE English literature studies. I always found him to be polite, punctual and above a great tutor always willing to go that extra mile in order to help my daughter.
Subject:
English Literature
Outcome:
Grades improved from B to an A*

Reference for Tony Harper

Written by Kiedes J
Tony helped my English improve dramatically in a very short period of time.
Great tutor with a wonderful personality.
Subject:
English Language
Outcome:
Improved my English

Written by Sharif R
Subject:
11+ Admissions

Written by Zia I
Subject:
English Language (GCSE)

Most definitely helped

Written by Eve B
My daughter doesn't offer much praise when it comes to teachers but she was really happy with Tony. He explained things well and she took away some valuable ideas.
Subject:
English Language (GCSE)
Outcome:
A good first session.
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Education and Qualifications

University

University of Birmingham
BA Education (Hons)

School

English Language & Literature
A Levels
  • EFL
    A*

Prizes and Scholarships

Certificate of Excellence (International Education Services Inc)

Other Qualifications

University of Cambridge TKT Module 1, Band 3
University of Cambridge TKT Module 2, Band 3
University of Cambridge TKT Module 3, Band 3
TEFL England 100 Hour General English
TEFL England 30 Hour Grammar & Language Awareness
TEFL England 20 Hour Video Observation

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