I am a private tutor in languages based in north West England and I regularly visit Germany. I teach German to all kinds of people in different settings and situations.
Students learn in face to face lessons at their home or office and also via video link.
In association with Cactus Languages, I run two German evening classes in Manchester city centre,
I am registered with language agencies, including Chris Polatch Languages, Language Trainers, Listen and Learn and others.
My students are mostly adults, but I also work with young people doing GCSE and A level examinations. I have an up to date DBS certificate.
In the UK we use the term ‘tutor’ and ‘tuition’ but in Germany they prefer the word ‘coach’ and ‘coaching’. Actually coaching is a better description of what I do, which is much more than just private tuition, for the following reasons:
I keep a record of every lesson I teach in a lesson diary. I make a note of vocab, grammar, pronunciation points, website links, references and homework. I then copy the file containing the lesson notes via USB stick to each student, or I e-mail it. I am tech and media-savvy!
I have developed a unique and powerful method for students to learn to speak the foreign language fluently and accurately. Students complete an online form and I produce for them a 500 to 700 word personalised script for them to practice and learn by heart.
I can send e-mail reminders to individual students between lessons to check up on how they are doing and provide information and encouragement.
Online materials and courses
I produce material for my students, including ebooks, audio lessons, video features and online courses. My first online course is in planning.
Please phone or text (44) 07779 290082 (leave a message), e-mail aidan(at)aidanorourke.com or use the contact form.