Established in 2007, Keystone Tutors is one of the UK’s leading private tutoring organisations. Here is a sample of the university undergraduate and graduate French tutors that we represent. They are predominantly based in London and work online with families based outside of London or overseas.
Le-My is an Oxford graduate with a great passion for languages and literature. She has considerable tutoring experience and teaches French as well as English, Maths and Mandarin. Le-My has supported 80 Keystone clients and taught over 1,900 hours.
Nicoletta holds a first-class degree in Modern Languages from Milan University and is a former student of the Sorbonne in Paris. She has been teaching languages for over 20 years and is passionate about helping students of all ages with language skills and literature, focusing above all on the enjoyment of mastering a foreign language.
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A Guide to the OLAT (Oriental Languages Aptitude Test)
This guide is for anyone applying to sit Oriental Languages courses at the University of Oxford. In the sections below you can find out if you need to sit the test and how you go about doing that. There is also advice on how best to prepare for the OLAT and how important the test will be to your application to study at Oxford.
The Modern Languages Aptitude Test (MLAT) at Oxford
Any candidate applying to study Modern Languages at Oxford or Cambridge will have to sit a written paper as part of the admissions process: The Modern Languages Aptitude Test (MLAT) at Oxford and the Modern and Medieval Languages Admissions Assessment (MMLAA) at Cambridge. There are big differences between the two tests, from the structure and what they are testing to when they are sat. This blog covers the Oxford MLAT. You can read our blog on the Cambridge MMLAA here.
Webinar: How to Prepare Competitive Oxbridge Candidates
A webinar for school leaders.
Webinar: US University Applications
For this event Keystone's Head of Consultancy, Harriet Brook, was joined by Josh Davis and Sam Harris, both experienced counsellors from established US university specialists, ESM Prep.
Keystone Tutors has over a decade of experience providing personally tailored tuition to help students fulfil their academic potential.
We represent a team of university French tutors who are graduates from leading UK universities and many are university academics. They possess detailed knowledge of the academic requirements of French and have an outstanding ability to connect with their students, impart their subject knowledge and explain concepts.
The French tutors we work with are dedicated professionals, who commit to tutoring because of their passion and skill for the job.
We go the extra mile to match you with a great tutor and ensure a perfect fit.
When you request a tutor through Keystone we spend a significant amount of time learning about your circumstances. Priding ourselves on how well we know our tutors’ specialist strengths, we ensure that we put forward the very best tutor for your requirements.
During the first session the tutor starts by assessing where you are at, your academic ability, and your strengths and perceived weaknesses. Tutors will then devise a programme tailored to your specific circumstances.
After the first lesson, one of our dedicated client managers will contact you to find out how the lesson went. Our client managers are always available at the end of the phone and they are frequently praised for their efficiency, dedication and responsiveness.
We have a monthly reporting system which is used to update parents on an ongoing basis. The monthly report details:
The regular, rigorous reporting of the tutors we represent is frequently commended.
The tutors we represent are able to deliver in-person tuition within central London. For those outside of central London we offer online tutoring.
The tutors we represent are well versed in delivering online tuition, using videoconferencing and an interactive whiteboard. This gives students, wherever they are in the world, access to experienced, high quality French tutors.