Hello! My name is Giovanna. I was born and raised in Italy. When I was 19 I left home to study first in the United States (California) and then in the UK (London). I greatly enjoy tutoring people of all ages and backgrounds and truly believe this type of work enriches both myself and my tutees. An enthusiastic student, I learnt about languages, cultures, history, and art from all over the world and am passionate about passing on my knowledge and acquiring new information through my tutoring. I am a versatile individual and can easily adapt my teaching methods depending on the different academic goals and needs of each student.
I believe the tutoring method should be adjusted depending on a student's preferred way of learning (we all learn differently, some styles appeal more to a person than others) and on the student's goals. Someone preparing for an academic examination typically has a different attitude to studying, a different schedule and needs to learn different notions compared to someone who is learning for personal interest. The method of tutoring obviously also changes depending on the subject. I certainly always try to include the student's personal interests in the lessons as much as possible, which usually succeeds in stimulating their attention and efforts more. This said, as I mentioned, each student is different and therefore the goals and learning habits will be discussed with each student before the first tuition session.
|Languages||Italian, English (British)|
|Availability||Weekends, Weekdays (evenings)|
|References Available||On File|
|University College London (UCL)||2015||Masters||MA Caribbean and Latin American Studies|
|University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)||2013||Bachelors||BA History|
|University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)||2013||Bachelors||BA Art History|
|Education First (EF) - Santa Barbara||2009||Other||Certificate of Completion|
|Unpublished feedback (Usually negative)||0|