Todo sobre Todo el Mundo...
In February 2012 mum of two, Katherine Mallia, started her first Spanish class teaching a handful of children from the local area. Now Todo el Mundo run Spanish clubs at 6 Bath Primary Schools, 3 local nurseries and runs classes open to all at St Swithins Church and the Gateway Centre. From 2015 Todo el Mundo collaborated with teachers from Spain, France & Latin America to deliver fun language lessons to children and adults in Bath and Somerset.
Meet the Todo el Mundo team...
Todo sobre Katherine
"I had the chance to go and live with a Spanish friend Estefania and her family in Malaga, I jumped at it”. Katherine spent four years living and working in southern Spain around the cities of Málaga, Granada and Córdoba where she acquired the language naturally.
Katherine then took the plunge and studied for the highly regarded “Leonardo Da Vinci Programme” as well as completing a language study course at the Giralda Centre in Seville where she was awarded an exceptional Cervantes C1 result for Spanish. Her studies and work across Spain which included months working in the offices of a local Spanish TV production company, fully immersed her into the Spanish culture and way of life.
Katherine manages all Todo el Mundo classes and the team as well as teaches children aged 0-12 using the structured courses from La Jolie Ronde. You can see her in action on our Youtube channel! She won La Jolie Ronde Licensee of the year South West 2013. Katherine has an enhanced DBS check, Paediatric First Aid training and Level 2 Safeguarding.
Todo sobre Andrea
Andrea is from Valencia in Spain. She has a masters in linguistics and teaching Spanish as a foreign language and experience of preparing students for their Cervantes DELE Diplomas.
"I spent six years in Valencia studying the spanish language at the University of Valencia and I loved it. I came two years ago to Bath to improve my english and starting a new life here. Now, I can do in Todo el mundo the job that I love."
Andrea teaches many of our weekly group adult classes at New Oriel Hall and Bath Academy following the Common European Framework Reference for Languages. She also teaches several La Jolie Ronde Spanish groups each week at Salford Primary, St Mary's Primary and Kingswood Preparatory school.
One-to-one and small group bespoke lessons for any level can be arranged with Andrea at various city centre locations. These can be booked online by selecting the 'tutoring' category. Andrea has an enhanced DBS check and Level 2 Safeguarding training. email@example.com
Todo sobre Raúl
He is from Barranquilla in northern Colombia and used to a more tropical climate! He first came to Bath for his masters in teaching English as a foreign language and fell in love with the city, coming back to take residency.
Raúl teaches our Spanish CEFR groups at Norland College and Bath Academy. His lessons are fun and interactive making good use of online games and resources as well as using more traditional techniques. He is also a very qualified teacher of English as a foreign language meaning he has first hand experience of learning a foreign language.
In his spare time he enjoys salsa dancing and getting know Great Britain while touring with his caravan. Raúl has an enhanced DBS check and Level 2 Safeguarding training. firstname.lastname@example.org
Todo sobre Paola
"Hola, my name is Paola. I spent my childhood living in Mexico, Kenya, Brazil and Italy where I learnt to speak Spanish, Italian and Portuguese fluently from a very young age. As a young adult I spent time travelling in Latin America and working in Spain and France where I further improved my language skills and enjoyed learning about other cultures.
I came to the UK in 2000 to attend University where I gained a degree in Psychology and then came to Bath to do a Post Graduate Certificate in Education with a specialism in Modern Foreign Languages. Before joining Todo el Mundo I worked for 13 years as a Primary School Teacher near Bath and have enjoyed teaching Spanish to children from reception age up to year 6".
Paola teaches La Jolie Ronde Spanish clubs at St Saviours Infants and Widcombe Primary. She also teaches the Key Stage 2 French provision and PPA cover at St Saviours Schools. She has an enhanced DBS check and Level 2 Safeguarding training. email@example.com
Tout sur Muriel
"Bonjour, my name is Muriel. I ‘m French native. I grew up in South West of France. I’m living in England with my husband and 2 daughters since 4 years. We arrived in Somerset last July. I’m qualified by the Alliance Francaise from Paris since 2013 and from La Jolie Ronde in 2017"
Our family travelled a lot since last 12 years, we spent 4 years in Cumbria (Uk), 2 years in America and were back to France 3 years (where I had experience with school children as a librarian, running activities about reading) before moving again in this beautiful Country. I think that’s why I love teaching my language. Having to learn myself and to help my children learn a foreign language I know how important it is to have access to the world and made me choose the best methods to teach."
Muriel teaches La Jolie Ronde French clubs at Cheddar First School and provides cover to the French clubs and Key Stage 2 provision in Bath from time to time. She has an enhanced DBS check and Level 2 Safeguarding training. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tout sur Elise
Elise comes from a small town in the Centre of France, near the Loire Valley. She has been in the UK for 3 and half years after being in New Zealand for 12 years. She has a Bachelor in Linguistics, a Masters in teaching French as a foreign language and a Secondary Teaching diploma.
In her 14 year experience, she has taught all ages, all levels, has worked in an Alliance Française and secondary schools in New Zealand, and also has done private tuition and a baby group. Elise is a mum of 2 and loves interacting with children and teaching them her language and culture, having fun playing games and dancing together. She is also an advocate of the benefits of being bilingual and giving children the best start in life.
Elise teaches La Jolie Ronde French clubs at St Saviours Infants and Junior Schools. She also teaches the Key Stage 2 French provision and PPA cover at St Saviours Schools. She has an enhanced DBS check and Level 2 Safeguarding training. email@example.com
Todo Sobre Elena
Elena is from the Basque region of Spain and has lived in Bath for 2 years. She is a trained teacher of Spanish as a foreign language and an experienced translator.
She teaches the one of our beginner Spanish groups at Bath Academy and covers all our other lessons from time to time. Elena is also available for bespoke tuition at all levels and for all ages having helped students prepare for A-Levels through to wedding speeches in Spanish. She has an enhanced DBS check and is trained in safeguarding.
Tout sur Laure
"Bonjour, Hola My name is Laure and I am from Normandy in France. I studied foreign languages in France, England and Spain and I have an Open University Degree. I am an experienced French native speaker. I have taught French in the UK, in various Adult Education Centres, in a Language school (covering all levels from beginners to advanced/conversation). I have also taught French for companies such as the Automobile Association (AA) and Kimberley-Clark as well as a children's French club (I have an enhanced DBS check and Level 1 Safeguarding Adults and Children training).
My passion is languages and I can speak Spanish (I lived and studied in Spain), Italian (I have an A’ Level in Italian) and I am currently learning Russian. I really enjoy teaching and passing on my knowledge about French language and culture. I also believe that, because I am used to learning foreign languages, I understand the difficulties that students meet when they learn a language.
I can offer one-to-one à la carte lessons to match your specific linguistic goals on Skype or in central Bath cafes (one-to-one/small groups). I can help with your child's French examination (GCSE and A' Level).
À bientôt" firstname.lastname@example.org
Tout sur Emilie
Emilie is French moved from Bordeaux to Bath in January 2020 giving up a career as an HR manager. In France she trained to teach English as a foreign language to young children in the Montessori style and has worked with children in holiday camps.
Since coming to the UK Emilie has trained to teach French with Alliance Francais and the La Jolie Ronde French structured courses from babies to 11 years old. She is also cover teacher for our Key Stage 2 French provision and PPA cover at St Saviours Schools. She holds an enhanced DBS, French police clearance for working with minors and Safeguarding training.
Tout sur Monika
Monika is from Latvia and lives in Bath with her daughter and husband. She has a masters degree in linguistics and is experienced at teaching French and Spanish to A-Level.
Monika grew up in a multilingual home and speaks a total of 6 languages! She is available for French and Spanish tuition face to face or by Skype. email@example.com
UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020 - Monika is on maternity leave until Spring 20201
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