We believe passionately that learning a language should be fun, stimulating and rewarding. Your tutor will encourage you to speak as much as possible in the target language and will make sure you make progress, by encouraging and supporting you whatever your ability and goals. We also aim to improve your knowledge of grammar and to help you hone your reading, writing and listening skills using a variety of proven teaching aids.

Learning a language will enrich your life. And remember it’s never too late to learn.

Meet Your Tutor

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Alison Whitfield is a languages teacher with experience in Secondary and Further Education. She has a wide range of teaching and language qualifications including:

  • BA Hons Degree
  • Qualified Secondary School teacher
  • Member of the Institute of Linguists, French and Spanish
  • CELTA and DELTA (English as a Foreign Language) teaching and training qualifications

Alison has more than 20 years experience of teaching languages at different levels

  • Head of Languages at Secondary school – French and Spanish to GCSE
  • Lecturer at Further Education College – A level French and Spanish, GCSE French and Spanish and English as a Foreign Language
  • Teacher in Adult Education – French and Spanish
  • Business French and Spanish

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She has been a private languages tutor for five years teaching:

  • French and Spanish to pupils at Key stages 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • Conversational French and Spanish for adult beginners and improvers
  • Business French and Spanish

Alison has experience teaching one to one, in pairs and in groups. Her pupils have always
achieved excellent exam results and she is highly recommended by parents and tutees


I cannot speak highly enough of the impact Alison has had on both my children’s learning of a foreign language”. “My son’s confidence has soared in class”. My daughter looks forward to Alison coming as she thoroughly enjoys the whole learning experience”. My husband and I cannot recommend Loving Languages enough”.
Andi Ropley
Alison has a friendly way of teaching and explains things thoroughly. I really benefitted from the tutoring and my exam result exceeded my school’s expectations”.
Fiona Alresford


  • Loving Languages offers a free consultancy lesson for your tutor to assess your knowledge of the language, how you prefer to learn and what you want to achieve from the lessons.
  • Your tutor will undertake to teach you with suitable resources, and give you a record of your lessons for reference.
  • You can cancel your lesson at any time up to 24 hours beforehand. Any lessons cancelled without 24 hours notice will incur a £10 charge.

Spanish & French Tuition

Key Stage 2/3/4 and GCSE Preparation
One to one £25 per hour
Two pupils £20 per hour per pupil
Group of three or more £15 per hour per pupil
Key Stage 5 and A Level Preparation
One to one £30 per hour
Two students £25 per hour per pupil
Group of three or more £20 per hour per pupil

English as a foreign language (EFL) and speakers for English of other languages (ESOL)

Key English Test, Preliminary English Test, First Certificate in English
One to one £25 per hour
Two students £20 per hour per pupil
Group of three or more £15 per hour per pupil
Advance and Proficiency English
One to one £35 per hour
Two students £25 per hour per pupil
Group of three or more £20 per hour per pupil

All the above are subject to negotiation depending on the distance the tutor has to travel
to lessons and individual language requirements.

Get In Touch

16 Avenue Road
SO22 5AQ

Loving Languages tutor Alison Whitfield is looking forward to hearing from you…