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Primary Education subjects, English literature, and Cooking classes

I am a qualified primary school teacher with 3 years of experience in the industry. I am also a qualified English language teacher and have taught ESL lessons for many years in summer schools. I can offer expert tutoring at a primary level and bespoke English language lessons for people of all ages.

I can offer cooking classes for individuals - of all ages again one to one or in a group. Expect anything from the basics of knife cutting to cooking a tagine from start to finish!

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Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a qualified primary school teacher with three years experience working in a London school. I grew up in Wales, following which I spent two years living in Rome teaching English as a foreign language. I have first class honours form the University of Sussex in ENglish literature and a passion for reading, travelling, cooking and writing!

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