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Lessons offered by Niamh
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • French (FLE)
  • Oral expression - French
  • Oral comprehension - French
  • Written comprehension -French
  • Written expression - French
  • DELF
Levels
  • All Levels

Passionate and patient French teacher with 10 years teaching experience, a B.A. in English/ French and a Masters in French who resides in Pretoria is available to tutor adults, university students, te

Methodology

My teaching methodology is based on Interactive learning and a clear lesson structure plan according to the learner's objectives. My lessons are usually thematically/context based and focus on the 4 competences in language: namely - reading, writing, listening and speaking proficiency.

Background

I am a fully qualified French/English teacher and have also a First class Masters in French.
I have been teaching for over 10 years both as an English teacher in France and a French teacher in Ireland. I am passionate about what I do and find this a very rewarding vocation.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : R350/h
Lessons offered by Niamh
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • French (FLE)
  • Oral expression - French
  • Oral comprehension - French
  • Written comprehension -French
  • Written expression - French
  • DELF
Levels
  • All Levels

Niamh's CV

Curriculum Vitae



Education and Qualifications


2008-2009: N.U.I.G. (National University of Ireland Galway)
First class Honours Masters in A.L.S. (Advanced language Skills)
French Translation & Interpreting skills including a literary thesis in French



2006-2007: N.U.I.G. (National University of Ireland Galway)
Honours Postgraduate Diploma in Education specializing in English and French



1998-1999: Erasmus exchange programme at L’Université de Côte d’Opale, France



1996-2000: U.C.D. (University College Dublin)
International Honours Bachelor of Arts in English and French





Professional Experience

October 2019 – Present
Job title: Part-Time Teacher of French
Employer: Alliance Francaise, Pretoria, South Africa


September 2015 – February 2019
Job title: Teacher of French and English
Employer: St. Mary’s Secondary School, Newport, Tipperary, Ireland


September 2014 – June 2015
Job title: Teacher of French
Employer: Loreto Secondary School, Wexford, Ireland


December 2013 – May 2014
Job title: Teacher of French and English
Employer: Glanmire Community College, Glanmire, Cork, Ireland


October 2013
Job Title: Teacher of French, English and Resource
Employer: The Christian Brothers secondary school, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland


October 2011-June 2012
Job title: Teacher of French
Employer: Patrician Academy, Mallow, Co. Cork, Ireland



February 2010-June 2011
Job title: Teacher of French
Employer: St. Michael’s College, Listowel, Co.Kerry, Ireland



September 2010-December 2010
Job title: Teacher of French and Resource
Employer: Faithful Companions of Jesus secondary school, Co.Wexford, Ireland



September 2007-June 2008
Job title: Teacher of French
Employer: Park College Private Secondary School, Galway City, Ireland


September 2006-May 2007
Job title: Assistant teacher of French and English (Teaching placement)
Employer: St. Mary’s Secondary school, St. Mary's Rd., Galway City, Ireland


October 2005-February 2006
Job title: Supply teacher of French
Employer: Ursuline girls Catholic College, Co. Sligo, Ireland


April-June 2006
Job title: Supply teacher of French and English
Employer: St. Muradech’s secondary school, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland


April 2001 ¬ - July 2004
Employer: Exelangues International Language Institute, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Job title: T.E.F.L teacher
Responsible for: teaching all levels of English (beginner, intermediate, advanced) to employees of Pharmaceutical companies, Renault and various local Industries


April 2001 ¬ - July 2004
ADAPEP Language Institute, 62000 Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Job title: T.E.F.L teacher
Responsible for: Teaching Business English to employees of various local industri




Languages and Hobbies


English: Mother tongue
French: Fluent
Spanish: beginner
Jogging
Irish music
Reading
Travelling



Employers’ Contact Details

Mr. Cusack, St. Mary’s Secondary School, Newport, Tipperary (+(concealed information))
Mr. O Shea, Loreto Secondary School, Wexford (+353 53 914 278)
Mr. McKelvey, Glanmire Community College, Co.Cork (+353 21 4822377)
Ms. Fitzpatrick, Patrician Academy, mallow, Co.Cork (+(concealed information))
Mr. Liam Hassett, St.Michael’s College, Listowel, Co.Kerry (+353 68 21049)
Mr. Sean Mc Carthy, Listowel Community College, Co. Kerry (+353 68 21023)
Ms. Frances Threadgold, FCJ, Bunclody, Co.Wexford (+353 53 9377308)
Mr.Fannin, The Principal, St. Mary’s College, Galway city (+(concealed information))
Mr. O’Boyle, The Principal, St. Muradech’s College, Co. Mayo (+(concealed information))
Mrs. Kenny, the Vice Principal, The Ursuline Convent, Sligo (+(concealed information))
Dr. James McManus, Galway City Education Company L.T.D. (+(concealed information))

University Lecturers’ Contact Details

National University of Ireland Website
• (concealed information)
University College Dublin Website
• (concealed information)

Professor Padraig O Gormaile, Head of French, N.U.I.G. (retired)
(concealed information)

Dr. Ruadhan Cooke, Lecturer in French Interpretation Skills
(concealed information) Ext. 3398

Dr. Mannion, Lecturer in French-English Translation Skills
(concealed information) Ext. 3397

Dr. Brendan Mac Mahon, Department of Education NUIG Galway
(concealed information) Ext. 2393
Dr. Michael Brophy, Head of French, University, College, Dublin (concealed information) tel: +353 1 716 8128








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