Individual or group tuition to school children in German and French at all levels, including GCSE and A level with Spanish and Italian to GCSE level. Home visits available if required.

Individual or group tuition to adults in Spanish, Italian and Swedish from beginners to intermediate levels and in German and French. to advanced, scholarship and university level

Business courses in German, French, Spanish and Italian  with in-house visits if required.

General and specialised  translation into English from German, French, Spanish, Scandinavian, Dutch and Welsh languages.

General and specialised translation from English into German or French.

Two-way interpreting - English/ German and English/French.

Proofreading in German and French.


Honours degree in German with subsidiary French.

Diploma in Technical and Specialised Translation in German and French -supporting languages-Swedish, Danish and Dutch (The Polytechnic of.Central London, School of Languages).

Associate of the Institute of Linguists Diploma in German and French.

Certification at A.level in Spanish, GCSE in Italian and The Institute of Linguists General Level in Swedish.

Professional Experience

20 years teaching German and French at all grammar and comprehensive schools in England.

10 years as part-time Modern Languages Lecturer in Adult Education (FAET stage 1 certification), private tutor and free-lance translator.

2 years teaching English in Germany, as English Assistant in Oberhausen and at the Inlingua Languages School, Pforzheim. My work at this School entailed individual and group tuition in English to children and adults, including commercial English to business people with company visits.


I will be pleased to produce testimonials from satisfied tutees and translation clients or supply you with their names, addresses and telephone numbers for personal contact

    Tuition Fees

15 per hour for  all categories of tuition  plus 3 per capita for any additional students. Travelling expenses for home or in-house visits will be charged at the rate of 25p per mile

    Translation Rates

Translation from foreign languages offered into English

    Translation from foreign languages offered into English

General Texts

55/1000 words(target language word count)

Specialised Texts

60/1000 words(target word count)

Translations from English into German or French

General texts

65/1000 words(target word count)

 Specialised Texts

70/1000 words(target word count)


General, Specialised and Academic Texts in French and German - 20 per hour

Two-way interpreting

English/German or English/French - 100 per day plus travelling expenses (25p per mile).