I've just graduated with First-Class Honours in English from Trinity College, Cambridge University. I tutor in all levels of English, Drama, and up to A-Level Drama and Philosophy. I like to tutor by encouraging students to discover their own specific affinity and interests about aspects of the subject and the course as much as is humanly possible, and find a way into it, and only then to focus on the tough exam detailed stuff.
|University of Cambridge||English Literature||BA, (First-Class)|
I have tutored 8 students beginning last November, from school years 6 to 10. The most positive experiences have been through encouraging students to give personal input into lessons, making texts and writing tasks relevant to them. Where more formal grammar and writing rules were involved, streamlining the process by making lists of the essential rules (when to's and when not to's, etc.) has proved very useful. I like to try and make learning in English a more enjoyable collaborative, conversational experience. I've had requests to continue with each pupil after a short time with each family. Each of my pupils have seen strong improvements both in their class contributions and in tests/exams, and I have had a strong and warm response from the pupils themselves, which is even better!