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South West English Tutors & South West English Tuition

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PGCE: Post Graduate Certificate in Education (1984)
'on their side', building confidence and stretching the student to reach their potential. The content of any primary maths / English lesson follows the learner's individual needs. It is invaluable in private lessons to be able to explain a topic until understood and to explore maths topics in a hands-on way with various resources. Particularly in maths, topics often need frequent revision, like keeping the plates all spinning, which we can do according to the...
Education. I will start by establishing what the student already knows and understands. Understanding will be carefully monitored throughout. Help will be given with essay writing and exam technique. Essays and practice exam answers will be marked and annotated in detail, using the exam board mark schemes. Lessons will normally be informal and discussion-based rather than lectures, and will often be backed by a handout or on-line resource. I am an experienced, tactful, good-humoured, professional...


Masters: Research Unit (1996)
evidence of all my professional qualifications has been submitted to and checked by 'First Tutors'. Please do take time to read through my feedback below. Please also be assured that feedback on this website can only be left by parents and tutees who have registered with the site and have purchased and used the services of a 'First Tutors' teacher. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have and I'll reply...
together is easy; I feel that this is one of my key strengths as a teacher. Secondly, I also take into consideration using visual, auditory and kinaesthetic teaching methods to suit each child's individual style and needs. I adapt and cater my teaching style to suit the needs of specific individuals, therefore, if any tutee needs to study a particular text or has an area that they feel needs developing, I will ensure that these...


Bachelors: BA Hons French and Italian (1984)
and Italy. I am enthusiastic, caring, energetic, motivated and committed. I have a proven track record of enabling young people and adults to achieve learning success. I have extensive teaching and training experience at all levels and I have the ability to inspire and to motivate. I am sympathetic to students' learning needs. I always encourage, am extremely patient and I have excellent planning and presentation skills. I love to see students improve and succeed....
they are designed around your personal needs. My first lessons are always focused on seeing what strengths and areas for development that a student has, and then on planning to develop performance and grades. I explain things clearly, spend time preparing carefully in advance, and am down to earth in my teaching. I make sure you understand at each stage of what we're doing together. You will always get clear and up to date syllabus...


PGCE: English/Literature Secondary Level (1976)
and punctuation are both vital and use the web programme Quizlet to set regular spelling and vocabulary homework each week as well as longer written assignments submitted and marked before the next tutorial. Regular feedback with constructive suggestions to improve further is vital to help pupils achieve their potential provided weekly for both parents and tutees. I know that it is increasingly competitive gaining entry to Russell group universities where a high English GCSE grade...


PGCE: PGCE in Geography and Games (1990)
minute and endeavour to keep the time used as short as possible while setting about 1-3 hours of work. This is very much a trust system of working. I tailor the work individually to suit the student as opposed to an ordinary correspondence course that just covers syllabus content. Please be aware that I do charge for travelling over 30 miles (roundtrip: 15 miles each way): 30-40 mile roundtrip - £5 41-50 mile roundtrip -...
resources and exam papers for the 2017 specification GCSE English Language and Literature. I also offer online tutoring via Skype in order to work with those outside Wiltshire. This has worked very successfully over the last two years for students studying in different parts of the UK and abroad, as we were able to chat online, and share resources using Google Drive. The first introductory session to get to know the student is offered free...


Doctorate: History and Literature (2015)
tailor lessons to the pace and ability of each student. My focus is on nurturing each student's strengths to enable them to develop the ability to write confidently without losing their individuality. I encourage students to ask questions and offer opinions which I believe helps to build their confidence whilst at the same time developing their analytical and essay writing skills. These are skills which serve students well in all subjects and are essential to...

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