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English

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
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Secondary £100.00£85.00

Psychology

Hourly RateOnline Lessons
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Secondary £100.00£85.00
GCSE £100.00£85.00

Sociology

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Secondary £100.00£85.00
GCSE £100.00£85.00

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Personal Description:

I received the Rhodes Scholarship, which is known to be the most prestigious scholarship in the world, to pursue higher studies at the University of Oxford. I am currently pursuing my PhD in Anthropology at the University of Oxford. I recently completed my MPhil at Oxford, graduating with a high distinction in my thesis. Previously, I have studied sociology and philosophy at the University of Delhi, and graduated with first class honours. I have been writing poetry, scripts and short stories, and performing spoken word for the past eight years, and using the forum to explore my academic concerns in a creative and engaging manner.

Tutoring Experience:

I have previously taught English, History and Public Speaking at government schools and orphanages in New Delhi, using creative appraoches and tools from theatre. I also spent two months in Port Maria, Jamaica, where I taught English and helped in the shaping of the curriculum to include more local texts and authors, as part of the TEACH project.

Tutoring Approach:

While my approach would differ from tutee to tutee, I will seek to craft a balance between a rigorous understanding of the text and playing around with more creative and critical modes of engagement. Having received a 100% in my Psychology examination and 95% in my Sociology examination in 12th grade, I have realised that the true understanding of conceptual frameworks and theoretical debates can only be achieved by exploring each idea in detail, using a range of devices, such as personal anecdotes, subjective reasoning, visual representations, web-charts etc. Furthermore, my preparation for the Rhodes Scholarship interview allowed me to craft a toolbox that would help prepare for interviews, application processes for Ox-bridge. My tutoring approach would therefore involve a strong personal engagement with the tutee in order to meaningfully respond to his/her distinct needs and learning styles, and craft an appropriate framework.

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Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
References Available: No (✘ Not On File)

Qualifications:

  • University of Oxford (2017) - MPhil in Anthropology (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • University of Delhi (2015) - B.A. (Hons.) Sociology (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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