Modern & Classical Languages Tutoring

Know languages, know countries, know people

- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Wentworth Education language tuition includes english language, english literature, french, german, italian, spanish, russian, ancient greek and latin.

Modern & Classical Languages Tutoring

Know languages, know countries, know people

- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Wentworth Education language tuition includes english language, english literature, french, german, italian, spanish, russian, ancient greek and latin.

Languages Tutoring

Why Study Languages?

Language Tutoring at with Wentworth Education

English speakers often overlook the importance of studying other languages. The ability to speak multiple languages is in fact a highly sought after skill. In an increasingly globalised world, languages students are among the most employable university graduates!

Beyond finding a job, learning another language can provide you with lifelong opportunities. It allows you to develop the skills needed to study, work and live abroad. You also get the opportunity to learn about and immerse yourself in other cultures.

Knowledge of another language can transform your travel experiences. You can discover the art, music, literature, film and food of another country; meet new people and develop life-long friendships around the world.

Studying languages can also help build confidence and, according to new research, even improve brain function!

Our Language Tutors

Our tutors specialise across a range of languages, including French, Spanish, German and Russian. We take great pride in the calibre of our tutors, all of whom have graduated from top tier universities. Many have also continued on to postgraduate level study.

Our tutors tailor their sessions to the individual needs of the client. One-to-one instruction gives you the opportunity to focus on the areas you’re struggling with, such as pronunciation, vocabulary, or getting your head around those tricky grammar points!The majority of our tutors teach their specialist languages to A Level / high school level. However we can also provide highly specialised tutors for topics at university level. Please contact us to discuss your particular needs.

For younger language learners, our tutors place emphasis on developing a love for language learning through games, conversation and introductions to cultural study.

Language Tutoring at with Wentworth Education

Our tutors employ a variety of techniques and approaches to enable students to develop their language-learning skills. As well as specific exam-preparation tasks, tutors support students by introducing them to new areas of cultural interest. Above all, they aim to encourage a passion for language learning.

Language Tutoring At All Levels

We offer tutoring in French, Spanish, German and Russian at all educational levels, including US standardized tests – the ACT, SAT I, SAT II, ISEE, etc. We also help students work on general reading, writing and speaking skills at any age, and homework help if needed. Simply contact us for a consultation, or follow the links below to read more about what we offer.

French

The French language is spoken across five continents and is the second most widely learned foreign language after English. Our French tutors are on hand to guide you through all the stages of language learning - from grammar acquisition to the study of Francophone politics and culture... read more.

Spanish

Spanish is spoken by an estimated 350 million people around the world! From mainland Spain to South and Central America, improving your Spanish will allow you to discover the manifold aspects of Hispanic culture... read more.

German

German has the largest number of native speakers in the European Union. It is also an important language in international business. Our tutors have the experience to support you at all stages in your study of German.

Russian

Russian is the fifth most spoken language in the world. Not only will studying Russian enhance your travel and work opportunities, it will provide you with access to fascinating works of literature, from Tolstoy to Dostoevsky.

Latin

Latin underpins the grammar and vocabulary of most European languages. Any other language - not just Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, but German, Russian, Arabic, and even English - becomes easier for a student with a grounding in Latin... read more.

Ancient Greek

Ancient Greek culture and language often captivate minds from a very early age. For a student fascinated by the mysteries of Socrates’ Athens, the epic story of the Trojan War or the beauty of the Parthenon, a journey of rich discovery awaits... read more.

If you have a special request, or require tuition for another language, please feel free to contact us to discuss your needs.

English Tutoring

We teach English Language and English Literature to students of all ages. Under the umbrella of English Language, we can rigorously supplement grammar and vocabulary teaching. We also have tutors who can teach reading and writing improvement for younger students. For older students, our English Literature students are qualified educators who will encourage the development independence of thought and critical analysis in discussing relevant texts.

We have extensive experience teaching English as a foreign language, teaching English in the UK and US systems, from a very young age right through to university level. We also offer essay writing, creative writing classes, and essay consultations for home study, prizes, and even PhD theses. To learn more about what English tutoring we offer, please see our English tutoring webpage, otherwise please feel free to contact us to discuss your particular needs.

Selected Languages Testimonials

Please see below some example Languages Testimonials that we have received. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor guarantee or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more Languages Testimonials can be found on our dedicated testimonials page, where you can filter by subject.

English IB | Patrick Alexander

"Quite simply, the best teacher I have ever had." ... See Patrick Alexander's tutoring profile.

English Preliminary Examinations, Oxford University | Andrew Dickinson

"Andrew has been the most considerate, inspiring, and entertaining mentor." ... See Andrew Dickinson's tutoring profile.

English CE 11+ | Lily Burnand

"[My son] did brilliantly in his exams and got offers from all the schools that we applied to. We are so pleased, thanks so much for your fantastic coaching." ... See Lily Burnand's tutoring profile.

Spanish A-level | Emma Garner

"I just wanted to let you know that I got an offer today for Spanish and Hispanic studies at UCL – we are all so happy and excited! I made the changes you suggested to my statement and it just sounded so much smoother..." ... See Emma Garner's tutoring profile.

7+: Maths, English, Interview Preparation | Marco Marcello

"My son has thoroughly enjoyed his sessions with Marco and always looked forward to the sessions that we had scheduled. His interview skills definitely improved thanks to Marco and he became more confident in answering questions fully and politely." ... See Marco Marcello's tutoring profile.

11+ English | John Phipps

"We took a few lessons with John during half term. My son, who is not a big fan of English, really enjoyed it. John is a very positive, patient person and easily found the way to communicate with my son. We liked the variety of tasks that were offered. Every time my son was looking forward to his next lesson. It was a great experience and we highly recommend John's tutoring." ... See John Phipps's tutoring profile.

8+ Maths, English, Verbal & Non-Verbal | Rish Chowdhry

"Hi Rish, I just wanted to thank you so much for the work you have been doing with my daughter, Jemima. Her written English has improved so much, and her teacher sent her home with a certificate for being “Most Improved” with a gold star. She was so proud of herself and didn’t stop smiling all night. I can’t thank you enough and am so excited for her future!" ... See Rish Chowdhry's tutoring profile.

11+ English | Elisa Mitrofan

"Elisa worked with my daughter, aged 10, for around four months in preparation for her 11+ exams for English. My daughter said she was exceptionally helpful, and helped her focus on the type of questions she would face in her English exams and methods for improving her writing. My daughter found her patient, considerate and helpful in her approach. What is more, she made the sessions interesting enough that my daughter was able to concentrate and focus for 90 minutes, and come out happy and smiling at the end of each session! " ... See Elisa Mitrofan's tutoring profile.

Undergraduate English Literature | Dr Karis Riley

"I have known Karis for over six years, first as the supervisor for her doctorate and then as her employer on a research project. During this time I observed Karis teaching when I was her teaching mentor at the University of York. She communicates brilliantly and with great precision. She is a great listener, empathising with the student and helping them find the right words to express what they want to say. She is also passionate about teaching and full of enthusiasm. She has that combination of directness, engagement, and lucidity that anybody would admire in a natural teacher." ... See Dr Karis Riley's tutoring profile.

English | Lachlan Ayles

"Lachlan teaches with professionality and intensity. He’s very aware of the students´s evolution paying special attention to our weaknesses. Feedback from Svetoslav Hristov, a student while at Vaughan Systems Ltd <br><br> The classes have been varied and entertaining, in fact the time has passed without me realising! He is a very affable teacher and creates a super nice environment to learn. I think he is an excellent professor, and it is clear that he has taken his time, effort and has taken care to assimilate the philosophy of the teaching. Feedback from Irma Martínez to Vaughan Systems Ltd <br><br> Today I really enjoyed the class. We had two intense and efficient hours. The pace has been perfect and the objectives clear. I think he is one of the best teachers I've ever had. Feedback from Carmen Bermejo García to Vaughan Systems Ltd" ... See Lachlan Ayles's tutoring profile.

Selected Profiles of our Languages Tutors

Please see below some example profiles of the Languages Tutors that we represent. If you would like to hear more, you may be interested to read about our tutor selection criteria or to read about Wentworth Tutors' philosophy and approach in a letter to parents from Dr Katherine Wiles, our Founder. Alternatively, some more profiles of our Languages Tutors can be found on our dedicated tutors page, where you can filter by subject.

I graduated in 2014 with a Double First in Modern and Medieval Languages from Trinity College, Cambridge, where I specialised in French and Spanish. Following my B.A., I received a full academic scholarship to undertake a MPhil in Management at Judge Business School, Cambridge, where I studied Finance and completed a consulting project with Lloyds Banking Group. In 2016, I obtained a M.A. in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, with a particular focus on French eighteenth-century works. I have variously worked in the worlds of art, fashion and music, from interning with Picasso's granddaughter in Paris, to working at Tom Ford and Sotheby's in London. I also helped to raise £10 million to build a new theatre for charity organisation Grange Park Opera. As a tutor, I specialise in French and Spanish language and literature, essay-writing skills, CV and personal statement advice. ...
Having studied in a boarding school in West Sussex, where I was a deputy-head of house and School prefect, I studied Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. At university, I encountered a wide variety of disciplines and ways of thinking; from politics, to psychology to history. I completed an MSc degree in Law and Anthropology at The London School of Economics (LSE), during which I worked as an administrator for a legal research network and organised conferences for a international think tank, most notably a conference at the European Union parliament in Brussels.

Following my studies, I worked for the Department for Education in Westminster, where I advised schools on how to progress and collaborate with each other. I also began volunteering with a grassroots educational charity that mentors children from underrepresented communities through organising sports coaching and workshops.

I then went on to teach History at Rugby School, a top-tier boarding school in the Midlands, where I taught students between the ages of 13 to 18 years. I was also a pastoral tutor in a boarding house, where I was responsible for helping the sixth form students with their university and UCAS applications.

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I have been a tutor since I began my undergraduate degree at Oxford in 2013. I graduated with the highest first class degree in English Language and Literature at my college, Christ Church. At Christ Church I was also an Academic Scholar and holder of a Gibbs Prize for achieving a Distinction in Preliminary Examinations and coming 10th in a year of 240 students. In 2016, I started a Masters degree in English Language and Literature at University College London, where I was awarded the Shakespeare and Rhetoric Prize by Professor Brian Vickers. In 2018, I was awarded a fully-funded place on Oxford's DPhil (PhD) programme by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Since then, I have been a lecturer and tutor at Christ Church and New College, teaching English Literature from the Renaissance to the present. I have also twice been an interviewer for the Oxford admissions interview.

Throughout my time at Oxford and UCL, I have accumulated extensive experience tutoring privately for a range of abilities, from pre-test to university admissions, including undergraduate and postgraduate study. Although my main subject is English, I have a strong interest in other languages and arts. Having grown up in Paris with dual English/Italian nationality, I am a native speaker of English, Italian and French, and can speak conversational Spanish. My interest and ability in History of Art has lead me to teaching the subject for the General Paper of the Eton Oppidan Scholarship. My constant desire to learn and develop intellectually is something which is greatly helped by tutoring, and this passion is one I seek to instil in all my tutees. ...
I’m a postgraduate medical student at King’s College London and Bristol University graduate with a passion for a wide range of subjects. Studying humanities to A level, focusing on crop genetics during my undergraduate degree and now working to become a doctor translates well into tutoring a varied curriculum and ensures I’ve had plenty of experience in the process of learning. I'm an enthusiastic tutor; effective tutoring raises children’s confidence and gives them skills which they can take far beyond our sessions, which is my favourite aspect of the job. ...
I am an experienced and enthusiastic tutor with classroom teaching experience, who is genuinely passionate about History and its relevance today. I graduated from Brasenose College, Oxford in 2017 after having studied History. I have since worked at Eton College in the History department and (more recently) as the College's Filmmaker-in-Residence.

At Eton, I was part of a 3 person team working with History Oxbridge applicants three times a week, advising on every step of the admissions process. This has included advice on personal statements, marking History Aptitude Tests, and carrying out mock-Oxbridge interviews for both the Eton students and applicants from other schools. In the year 2017/18, we received more Oxbridge offers than any other department in the school. I have also worked on the Eton Universities Summer School for the last four years running, teaching history and working as a tutor. ...
I am a qualified teacher of German and French at an independent school in Hampstead. I teach four days a week, but on weekends and Mondays I am free to tutor. I can work with students of all ages and abilities, from university students to younger children. I also have experience and qualifications to teach English as a foreign language to adults, and have an educational background in chemistry. ...
I graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2015, where I studied French and Italian. Since then, I have completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with Distinction and I am currently studying for the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Moorgate. I have been working as a tutor for four years, with a particular focus on language tuition, Oxbridge applications and tutoring for the 11+. For me, tutoring is an incredibly rewarding experience. I particularly enjoy the opportunity to watch my tutees make progress not only in terms of their academic ability but also in developing self-confidence and a love for learning overall. ...
I graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge in 2016 with a first class degree in History of Art and an MPhil in Early 20th Century British Modernist Painting. I was born and live in London and attended Westminster Under School and Eton College, two of the country's most prestigious and competitive private schools. ...
I am a graduate of Durham University, where I completed a BA in English and Philosophy. Although I went to university in the UK, I grew up in New York, and completed all of my schooling in America. I attended one of the top boarding schools in the country, Groton School, on an academic scholarship. I took the SAT and AP exams, earning some of the highest scores in my class for both. I have been tutoring since the age of 15, as part of a tutoring program at Groton. I continued at university for English and Philosophy students, and post-graduation, here in London. Having attended both US and UK education systems, I understand and can work with both curriculums, especially with school and university entrance exams and processes. ...
I grew up trilingual between the UK, France and Italy and went on to study at the University of Cambridge, where I was twice awarded a scholarship by my college. I took a 1st in Modern Languages at Part I (French, Italian and Ukrainian), and on my return from a year abroad spent working in Paris and Rome, took a 2:1 in Politics and International Relations at Part II. On achieving 13 A* at GCSE and an A* in French A Level aged 15, I was awarded an academic scholarship to Shrewsbury School for sixth form, where I became the first female Head of School. At Shrewsbury, I obtained 3 A*s at A Level (Latin, History, Spanish) and a D1 in Pre-U Principal Course French. My D1 was the highest mark in the country. I am currently doing an MA in International Security at Sciences Po Paris. I have always loved learning and seek to inspire an intellectual curiosity in my students. ...