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 | Catriona Ramsay

"(Our daughter)'s teacher has remarked on (her) vast improvement these last few weeks in English and she has received an award for her creative writing. Thank you!" ... See Catriona Ramsay'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.

GCSE French | Izzy Savage

"Izzy was a fantastic help with [student], leading him to attain ten A*s when there was a risk of his French GCSE letting him down. He really enjoyed their sessions and Izzy helped him find a real passion for language learning." ... See Izzy Savage's tutoring profile.

Latin and French, Year 7 | Arthur House

"“Arthur is a positive, encouraging influence and my son always looks forward to his lessons. Sometimes my son can struggle with his concentration but Arthur has managed to help him focus on the task in hand.” " ... See Arthur House's tutoring profile.

KS2 English, Maths, Science | Bethany Hutchison

"Thank you Bethany! [My child] is liking her classes very much I think, and I've notice her confidence levels going up as well ... I think the amount of work is perfect for this summer period." ... See Bethany Hutchison 's tutoring profile.

English AS Level | Camille Goodman

"As a family we hired Camille for tutoring over the course of the academic year. Camille did a thoroughly excellent job. Academically she was qualified, but she also knew the nuances of the examination boards and how to prepare for that. (John Todd)" ... See Camille Goodman'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.

General Maths and English Comprehension, Year 7 | Sophia Ohler

"Sophia was simply exemplary in her role as a tutor as she not only covered the core reading, comprehension, and math skills [my son] needed to master but also added techniques in increasing his level of confidence and a change of attitude when it comes to problem-solving and answering challenging questions." ... See Sophia Ohler'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.

French and Spanish | Katherine Smith

"You have been the best Languages teacher I've ever had by far. You are always really supportive and kind. You managed to make learning languages fun and you have helped me change my mindset for the best. I used to be so negative and you have managed to change that. Thank you so much. Thank you for making our language lessons so fun and enjoyable. We all really feel that since you taught us we have learned so much. Thank you for being a great teacher - you've really helped me with my French and Spanish. Students at Stoke College Suffolk " ... See Katherine Smith'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 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 recently graduated from Oxford University with a first class degree in English Language and Literature. Before that I attended Eton College on a full bursary, where I was awarded an Oppidan Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement. I left Eton with three A*'s and an A at A Level.

My passion for teaching started when in my penultimate year at school I volunteered at a local special educational needs school. I found it immensely rewarding to instill in my students an enthusiasm for learning that led to understanding and success.

My educational background means that I have a thorough knowledge of the private educational sector in the UK, from scholarship exams, to writing personal statements, all the way through to preparing for decisive Oxbridge interviews.

My teaching experience has helped me become a non-judgemental, patient tutor, who understands that making learning enjoyable is key to anyone's academic success. ...
I have been teaching since the age of eighteen when I worked as a classroom assistant at Guildford High School for six months. I then worked at the European School of Brussels while working as an au pair. While studying French and English at Oxford I continued tutoring a range of subjects during the vac. After graduating in 2016 I spent a year working on a research project in South Africa investigating highly vulnerable teens to inform public health policy. Since September 2017 I have been tutoring full-time. I am now living in Clapham, and particularly specialise in French tuition all the way from the age of 7 to undergraduate level. I also have extensive experience tutoring Maths, English and Spanish, as well as a variety of other subjects to GCSE level. In October 2018 I will be taking up a full-time position as a Business Analyst at Mckinsey & Co. ...
I graduated from Cambridge University (Newnham College) with a 2:1 in Social Anthropology (and a 1st in Development Studies) in 2009. I have been tutoring private clients since 2005 in subjects ranging from English, Maths, English as foreign language, Interview Technique and Preparation, Test & Exam Preparation and Mentoring. However, my current focus and speciality is tutoring students for all levels of the ISEE and SSAT test as well as tutoring the 11+ and 13+ entrance exams. As a child, I attended the Chinese International School in Hong Kong and Alice Smith International School in Kuala Lumpur and then boarded at school in the UK as an overseas student. As a consequence, I particularly enjoy working with students based in Asia applying to international schools and preparing them for the cultural and curriculum adjustment of becoming an overseas student. I am now based in Singapore and tutor students of all ages here and in Hong Kong primarily. I have an excellent track record of increasing test scores and helping tutees to have the confidence and ability to achieve the grades required for their desired schools whilst also acting as a mentor throughout the preparation process. ...
I graduated from Cambridge University in 2015, where I studied Arabic and Spanish. Following graduation, I worked in a top boarding school in midtown Manhattan, New York supporting the students' preparation for SSAT/ISEE exams. On my return from the US, I began working for an educational charity in Cambridge, Red Balloon, which recovers severely bullied children who have self-excluded from mainstream education through a bespoke educational and therapeutic provision. Currently I am doing a social innovation graduate scheme, Year Here, I have introduced engaging new methods to support English language acquisition for participants of English Speakers for Other Languages (ESOL) courses at the Bromley by Bow community centre. Education has always been very important to me. My experiences above, in conjunction with teaching English to refugees in Jordan and supporting students in the US prepare for Spanish tests, leads me to having a broad understanding of education and the techniques that work for people of all levels. ...
I am a qualified teacher, two-time author, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. I have four degrees in history, education, theology, and political thought. I have studied at Cambridge University (MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History) and I am currently doing my DPhil in History at the University of Oxford. I am a passionate tutor with years of experience (both tutoring and being tutored) and I'm excited to help everyone I can achieve their academic dreams! ...
I am a friendly, encouraging teacher with over a decade's experience, particularly with students aged 11-13. Since graduating from Cambridge 13 years ago I have taught students of all sorts of abilities and ages (5-58) anywhere from Notting Hill to Nairobi. My curiosity about the world has drawn me to journalism as well as teaching. I worked at the Telegraph for two years and now I write about arts and culture for The Economist’s 1843, The Spectator and Apollo magazines. I am also the co-author of 'What on Earth is Going On? A Crash Course in Current Affairs' (HarperCollins, 2009 - Sunday Times 'Stocking Filler of the Year'). Both my teaching and writing are informed by a desire to understand the world, and to help others do so too. ...
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 native Londoner but am currently undertaking my PhD in Ancient Greek and Latin at the University of Southern California. I have an MA in Classics from University College London and a BA in Literae Humaniores from the University of Oxford. I taught Latin, Ancient Greek, and Classical Civilisation up to A Level at Francis Holland Girls' School in Sloane Square, have tutored students in Latin, Ancient Greek, and English Literature from GCSE to A Level, and have also coached candidates through their applications to Oxford and Cambridge. ...
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. ...