English, English Literature, Classics, Latin, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) tutor in Edinburgh, City of

Alexander W.

location_on Edinburgh, City of, Scotland

£ 23 / hour

About me

Hi, I'm a former high school teacher and university adviser of many years with years of experience teaching teenagers English literature, ESL, EFL, and Latin, and helping them achieve their college ambitions. I currently work at Edinburgh University in admissions and hope to get back into teaching and helping young people. Whether you need coaching with your uni applications, or tuition in any of these subject areas, I can help you realise your potential.

Education

UniversityCourseQualification
University of St AndrewsEnglish and Latin (Joint Honours)MA
University of EdinburghEnglish: Literature and ModernityMSc
International Graduate School of EducationCertificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesCELTA

Tutoring Experience

English Teacher and University Admissions Adviser 2012-2017 - I taught and supervised UCAS university applications at a top 3 ranked secondary school in Seoul, South Korea. Courses Taught: *English Literature I and II: Developing close reading and clear writing skills with GCSE and A-Level set texts. *English Reading and Writing: ESL reading, writing, speaking, and grammar classes for incoming students *Latin: Teaching Latin vocabulary, syntax, grammar and translation in small tutorial groups. // ESL Teacher 2011-2012 - I taught ESL English to students aged 11 to 18, focusing on reading, writing, academic writing, and phonics. // Private Tutor 2006-2010 - I taught GCSE and A Level English Language, Literature, and Latin to a few dozen students individually and in small groups. I also coached students writing UCAS personal statements and helped budding medical students prepare for the BMAT.

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