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Michael

Michael

64 years young, with three children - 1 Cambridge Greek teacher; 1 coach for NZ snowboard team; 1 actor ('by their fruits ye shall know them')

Cambridge 2:1 English 1972
Distinction Dip Ed English Cambridge University 1973
Watford Boys Grammar School 5 years
Wem Comprehensive 5 Years
Highfields School Wolverhampton Head of Department 10 years
Examiner for Joint Matriculation Board

help for Polish, Lebanese speakers of English as second language, dyslexic students, extremely bright students
word enthusiast; creative writer; proofreader; editor; publisher;confidence builder; helper

Tutoring Experience

see above
10 years Wolverhampton Comprehensive 100% A Level Pass success

Tutoring Approach

Find out the needs of the student - react - research- find out the rules of the game= the exam board/desired end product - encourage-encourage- encourage: smile! Get past the hurdle!

(Grounded in grammar, and the origin of words, and the poetic as well as functional use of them.)

LanguagesEnglish (British), French, Latin
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
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Qualifications

VSO Turks and Caicos Islands1968SchoolStart of 43 years' teaching
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY1973BachelorsCambridge Dip Ed Distinction
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY1972BachelorsCambridge 2:1 English
GLOBAL1949OtherExperience:humour

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