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Looking for a French GCSE tutor to help you get top grades? Tutor House work with the best French tutors in London and across the UK, helping students not just meet but surpass their goals.

Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Heidi V

£30/hour

New

6 years

Approved French Teacher

Back in France, I gave English lessons to students aged 11-13 when I was at university, between 1983 and 1985. It consisted of helping with homework and finding an answer to questions the pupils had about their school lessons. I strived to get my students motivated about English and would suggest a few simple TV programmes to help with proper English phonetics to develop their vocabulary. Then between 2001-2004, while I had been living in England for 6 years onwards, I gave after class French lessons to 11-15 . Their was plenty of homework involved but we would also getting very involved with the French cultural and economical life. I would recommend books, find articles in the press and we would discuss those. I also gave extra work to be done using those materials. I am very excited at the prospect of teaching French as it is a beautiful language but many students think the grammar is a tough nut to crack! It's actually quite easy and once you overcome those barriers, French is quite fun - and you can get to speak French if you go to France on holiday - you will have a very warm welcome! There are also some fun French authors which are quite easy to read. Regarding English, I was lucky enough to go on exchange holidays trips. I met lovely friends from York, Bath, London, Dorset... as a result my English was quite good when I started my university degree. My university is very open, there is a big emphasis on foreign languages and culture. I qualified to participate in a 3 month intensive English and English literature in Oxford. Studying in Oxford was probably my best university experience. I got to discover many English writers such as Waugh, Forster, Greene, the Bloomsbury circle... when I came back I was determined to live in the UK as soon as possible - and was lucky enough to achieve my dream!

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Heidi V

£30/hour

New

6 years

Approved French Teacher

Back in France, I gave English lessons to students aged 11-13 when I was at university, between 1983 and 1985. It consisted of helping with homework and finding an answer to questions the pupils had about their school lessons. I strived to get my students motivated about English and would suggest a few simple TV programmes to help with proper English phonetics to develop their vocabulary. Then between 2001-2004, while I had been living in England for 6 years onwards, I gave after class French lessons to 11-15 . Their was plenty of homework involved but we would also getting very involved with the French cultural and economical life. I would recommend books, find articles in the press and we would discuss those. I also gave extra work to be done using those materials. I am very excited at the prospect of teaching French as it is a beautiful language but many students think the grammar is a tough nut to crack! It's actually quite easy and once you overcome those barriers, French is quite fun - and you can get to speak French if you go to France on holiday - you will have a very warm welcome! There are also some fun French authors which are quite easy to read. Regarding English, I was lucky enough to go on exchange holidays trips. I met lovely friends from York, Bath, London, Dorset... as a result my English was quite good when I started my university degree. My university is very open, there is a big emphasis on foreign languages and culture. I qualified to participate in a 3 month intensive English and English literature in Oxford. Studying in Oxford was probably my best university experience. I got to discover many English writers such as Waugh, Forster, Greene, the Bloomsbury circle... when I came back I was determined to live in the UK as soon as possible - and was lucky enough to achieve my dream!

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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GCSE French Tuition

Despite the booming popularity of other language GCSE’s such as Spanish, French remains one of the most prestigious, advantageous and useful subjects a student can study at this point in their academic careers. A global language, spoken by over 220 million people across the globe and an official language of not just the EU and UN but also 29 individual countries, French is versatile, important and thriving. Studying GCSE French introduces students to the rich Francophone culture and history, whilst also developing key language skills that will enable them to be understood in countries as diverse as Canada and Madagascar. Not only will their language skills equip them for a lifetime of exhilarating travel, having a French GCSE qualification opens up numerous job opportunities n an international scale. Beyond the gift of language proficiency, the GCSE course also teaches students a number of transferable skills that will prove valuable wherever their future takes them.

Unquestionably rewarding as a top French GCSE grade is, achieving those elusive high marks is certainly challenging. Many students find the study of any language particularly taxing, but the many unique irregular verbs and grammatical quirks of the French language can make it particularly difficult to grasp. With success in GCSEs in general vital for a student’s academic future, and French GCSE particularly important if a student hopes to study it at A-level or beyond, it is critical that students get the support they need to succeed in this difficult course. With the help of a private GCSE French tutor, students are able to fully comperehend the vocabulary, grammar rules, pronunciation and cultural understanding they need to get a top grade.

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GCSE French Course Breakdown

GCSE French covers a range of topics ranging from describing yourself, family and relationships to discussing food and drink, daily activities and global issues. Students are encouraged to learn about French culture, media and traditions as well as elements of daily life. Students will need to develop their French vocabulary and grammatical knowledge, including proper use of tenses and the feminine and masculine. How well a student has absorbed their French GCSE education will be assessed by their ability to communicate on these topics via the four mediums of speaking, listening, reading and writing ability.

Listening - The listening exam involves student’s listening to a number of audio recordings spoken by a native French speaker. Students will then need to respond to a variety of questions regarding what they heard. This aspect of the course challenges the students French listening skills, their ability to recognise and understand key pieces of vocabulary and the general theme of a French monologue or dialogue.
Speaking - Understandably, the French oral exam is often the part of the course students find most intimidating. Speaking assessments test a students pronunciation, understanding and fluency in French, requiring them to ask and respond to questions, give their opinions and express ideas using a varied vocabulary and correct grammar. For most exam boards, students will be required to prepare a discussion based on a pre-allocated topic and then engage the examiner in a detailed conversation on that subject. Students will then participate in an additional discussion covering two different themes they will have studied during the course. In total, students will be expected to speak about three different themes in French.
Reading - In the reading exams, students must read and answer questions on set pieces of text. The French reading exams vary across exam boards in regards to the length, style and number of texts students are required to read and respond to. Most exam boards also require students to go on and translate a number of French sentences into their English equivalent as part of the reading exam.
Writing - The exact format of the written exam varies across exam boards. However, for most students their written exam will comprise of three questions. Two questions will consist of writing exercises in French while the final question will require students to translate a piece of text around 50 words in length into French from English. Unlike the other exams, the written exam tests a students spelling and punctuation in addition to requiring them to demonstrate creative use of a wide vocabulary and correct grammar.

Benefits of Studying French GCSE

The potential benefits of successfully completing a French GCSE course are boundless. From opening up career opportunities and a number of further education options, to providing students with a varied and unique skill set, students of GCSE French are at an immediate advantage over their peers.

Skills - Studying French GCSE provides students with a wealth of subject-specific knowledge that will benefit them however they choose to use their French. Equally, the practice of learning a language teaches students a number of valuable transferable skills that will benefit them across their future studies and employment. Students will learn techniques for recalling vocabulary, better understand the nature, role and structure of grammar across languages, enhance their organisation, research and critical thinking, as well as developing their confidence and clarity when presenting, speaking and generally communicating in any language. With this arsenal of coveted skills at their disposal, students will find themselves top applicants when it comes to finding a place at College, University and in the workforce.
A-levels and Beyond GCSE French provides students with solid foundational language skills, understanding and knowledge that will enable them to progress rapidly not just with French but with any other language they may choose to study. For students wishing to study French at A-level or degree level, their GCSE qualification is their ticket to further French study not only earning them a place on the courses but also providing them with the educational basis upon which to develop advanced French language abilities. Studying French at GCSE and A-level opens up a number of University degree courses, from French or Modern Language courses to joint honours in everything from French and Economics, French and History or French and Politics.

Post education, having a qualification in French and the ability to fluently and coherently converse or conduct business in French makes students prime candidates for a number of prestigious jobs both at home and abroad. Speaking any second language makes applicants attractive to employers but given the importance of French as an international language of business and diplomacy, candidates with a French qualification are in particular demand. From careers as a translator to working as a diplomat or taking on a variety of roles within international corporations, pursuing the study of French at GCSE opens up a plethora of future career options.

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GCSE French tutor near me

Looking for a French GCSE tutor to help you get top grades? Tutor House work with the best French tutors in London and across the UK, helping students not just meet but surpass their goals.

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Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Heidi V

£30/hour

New

6 years

Approved French Teacher

Back in France, I gave English lessons to students aged 11-13 when I was at university, between 1983 and 1985. It consisted of helping with homework and finding an answer to questions the pupils had about their school lessons. I strived to get my students motivated about English and would suggest a few simple TV programmes to help with proper English phonetics to develop their vocabulary. Then between 2001-2004, while I had been living in England for 6 years onwards, I gave after class French lessons to 11-15 . Their was plenty of homework involved but we would also getting very involved with the French cultural and economical life. I would recommend books, find articles in the press and we would discuss those. I also gave extra work to be done using those materials. I am very excited at the prospect of teaching French as it is a beautiful language but many students think the grammar is a tough nut to crack! It's actually quite easy and once you overcome those barriers, French is quite fun - and you can get to speak French if you go to France on holiday - you will have a very warm welcome! There are also some fun French authors which are quite easy to read. Regarding English, I was lucky enough to go on exchange holidays trips. I met lovely friends from York, Bath, London, Dorset... as a result my English was quite good when I started my university degree. My university is very open, there is a big emphasis on foreign languages and culture. I qualified to participate in a 3 month intensive English and English literature in Oxford. Studying in Oxford was probably my best university experience. I got to discover many English writers such as Waugh, Forster, Greene, the Bloomsbury circle... when I came back I was determined to live in the UK as soon as possible - and was lucky enough to achieve my dream!

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Heidi V

£30/hour

New

6 years

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Back in France, I gave English lessons to students aged 11-13 when I was at university, between 1983 and 1985. It consisted of helping with homework and finding an answer to questions the pupils had about their school lessons. I strived to get my students motivated about English and would suggest a few simple TV programmes to help with proper English phonetics to develop their vocabulary. Then between 2001-2004, while I had been living in England for 6 years onwards, I gave after class French lessons to 11-15 . Their was plenty of homework involved but we would also getting very involved with the French cultural and economical life. I would recommend books, find articles in the press and we would discuss those. I also gave extra work to be done using those materials. I am very excited at the prospect of teaching French as it is a beautiful language but many students think the grammar is a tough nut to crack! It's actually quite easy and once you overcome those barriers, French is quite fun - and you can get to speak French if you go to France on holiday - you will have a very warm welcome! There are also some fun French authors which are quite easy to read. Regarding English, I was lucky enough to go on exchange holidays trips. I met lovely friends from York, Bath, London, Dorset... as a result my English was quite good when I started my university degree. My university is very open, there is a big emphasis on foreign languages and culture. I qualified to participate in a 3 month intensive English and English literature in Oxford. Studying in Oxford was probably my best university experience. I got to discover many English writers such as Waugh, Forster, Greene, the Bloomsbury circle... when I came back I was determined to live in the UK as soon as possible - and was lucky enough to achieve my dream!

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

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20 years

Approved French Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

New

20 years

Approved French Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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GCSE French Tuition

Despite the booming popularity of other language GCSE’s such as Spanish, French remains one of the most prestigious, advantageous and useful subjects a student can study at this point in their academic careers. A global language, spoken by over 220 million people across the globe and an official language of not just the EU and UN but also 29 individual countries, French is versatile, important and thriving. Studying GCSE French introduces students to the rich Francophone culture and history, whilst also developing key language skills that will enable them to be understood in countries as diverse as Canada and Madagascar. Not only will their language skills equip them for a lifetime of exhilarating travel, having a French GCSE qualification opens up numerous job opportunities n an international scale. Beyond the gift of language proficiency, the GCSE course also teaches students a number of transferable skills that will prove valuable wherever their future takes them.

Unquestionably rewarding as a top French GCSE grade is, achieving those elusive high marks is certainly challenging. Many students find the study of any language particularly taxing, but the many unique irregular verbs and grammatical quirks of the French language can make it particularly difficult to grasp. With success in GCSEs in general vital for a student’s academic future, and French GCSE particularly important if a student hopes to study it at A-level or beyond, it is critical that students get the support they need to succeed in this difficult course. With the help of a private GCSE French tutor, students are able to fully comperehend the vocabulary, grammar rules, pronunciation and cultural understanding they need to get a top grade.

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Tutor House only work with experienced, passionate and engaging French tutors who are able to provide the very best in GCSE French tuition. All of our tutors have an enhanced DBS check, experience tutoring, and are qualified to at least degree level. Our French tutors are all fluent in the French language and have been personally interviewed by a member of our expert team. We’ve gone to great lengths to ensure only the best GCSE French tutors are on our books, so you know you’re getting the highest quality of tuition out there.

Learning a new language, particularly one as challenging as French, is always difficult and each student will learn in a different style and at a different rate. Tutor House’s French tutors appreciate that each student is unique with their own specific set of needs and will create a learning plan tailored to their individual learning requirements. Taking into account a student’s personality, learning style, where they are in the course and any areas of the syllabus they are struggling with, our GCSE French tutors will design personalised tuition that ensures students get the most out of every session.

At Tutor House, we recognise that students have busy schedules and a variety of budgets. To ensure GCSE French tuition is available to everyone, we offer a number of learning options from working with a French tutor online to in-person sessions at the student's own home. Tuition can be booked at a time that suits the student, fitting around their busy academic and social timetables and ensuring they can get the support when and where they need it.

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You've established that French tuition is the answer to all your language woes, now it’s a case of asking “how can I find a GCSE French tutor near me?”. Fortunately, Tutor House have made finding your perfect French GCSE tutor both fast and simple. With our foolproof Tutor Search platform, entering just a couple of pieces of key information allows our smart algorithm to narrow your search to the top GCSE French tutors in your local area. With all the legwork done, you can take your pick of the very best tutors meeting your needs. Viola!

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GCSE French Course Breakdown

GCSE French covers a range of topics ranging from describing yourself, family and relationships to discussing food and drink, daily activities and global issues. Students are encouraged to learn about French culture, media and traditions as well as elements of daily life. Students will need to develop their French vocabulary and grammatical knowledge, including proper use of tenses and the feminine and masculine. How well a student has absorbed their French GCSE education will be assessed by their ability to communicate on these topics via the four mediums of speaking, listening, reading and writing ability.

Listening - The listening exam involves student’s listening to a number of audio recordings spoken by a native French speaker. Students will then need to respond to a variety of questions regarding what they heard. This aspect of the course challenges the students French listening skills, their ability to recognise and understand key pieces of vocabulary and the general theme of a French monologue or dialogue.
Speaking - Understandably, the French oral exam is often the part of the course students find most intimidating. Speaking assessments test a students pronunciation, understanding and fluency in French, requiring them to ask and respond to questions, give their opinions and express ideas using a varied vocabulary and correct grammar. For most exam boards, students will be required to prepare a discussion based on a pre-allocated topic and then engage the examiner in a detailed conversation on that subject. Students will then participate in an additional discussion covering two different themes they will have studied during the course. In total, students will be expected to speak about three different themes in French.
Reading - In the reading exams, students must read and answer questions on set pieces of text. The French reading exams vary across exam boards in regards to the length, style and number of texts students are required to read and respond to. Most exam boards also require students to go on and translate a number of French sentences into their English equivalent as part of the reading exam.
Writing - The exact format of the written exam varies across exam boards. However, for most students their written exam will comprise of three questions. Two questions will consist of writing exercises in French while the final question will require students to translate a piece of text around 50 words in length into French from English. Unlike the other exams, the written exam tests a students spelling and punctuation in addition to requiring them to demonstrate creative use of a wide vocabulary and correct grammar.

Benefits of Studying French GCSE

The potential benefits of successfully completing a French GCSE course are boundless. From opening up career opportunities and a number of further education options, to providing students with a varied and unique skill set, students of GCSE French are at an immediate advantage over their peers.

Listening - The listening exam involves student’s listening to a number of audio recordings spoken by a native French speaker. Students will then need to respond to a variety of questions regarding what they heard. This aspect of the course challenges the students French listening skills, their ability to recognise and understand key pieces of vocabulary and the general theme of a French monologue or dialogue.
Speaking - Understandably, the French oral exam is often the part of the course students find most intimidating. Speaking assessments test a students pronunciation, understanding and fluency in French, requiring them to ask and respond to questions, give their opinions and express ideas using a varied vocabulary and correct grammar. For most exam boards, students will be required to prepare a discussion based on a pre-allocated topic and then engage the examiner in a detailed conversation on that subject. Students will then participate in an additional discussion covering two different themes they will have studied during the course. In total, students will be expected to speak about three different themes in French.
Reading - In the reading exams, students must read and answer questions on set pieces of text. The French reading exams vary across exam boards in regards to the length, style and number of texts students are required to read and respond to. Most exam boards also require students to go on and translate a number of French sentences into their English equivalent as part of the reading exam.
Writing - The exact format of the written exam varies across exam boards. However, for most students their written exam will comprise of three questions. Two questions will consist of writing exercises in French while the final question will require students to translate a piece of text around 50 words in length into French from English. Unlike the other exams, the written exam tests a students spelling and punctuation in addition to requiring them to demonstrate creative use of a wide vocabulary and correct grammar.

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