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Carlos Xavier

Carlos Xavier

With an MA in Creative Writing and a BA in Film and Drama, I have taught in schools, colleges, universities, and conservatoires, all over the world. As a published author I have a genuine love of English Literature and the English Language and my enthusiasm is infectious. In a past life I was the Artistic Director of award winning touring theatre company. I have directed numerous theatre productions which have toured the world, including a number of Shakespeare’s plays. I have a hands on understanding of his work.

I have a passion for literature in general and bring with my teaching an extensive knowledge literary trends and historical context. I am a fervant believer that literature teaches us invaluable lessons about life in general.

I have been tutoring English for four years. Each year I have helped raised my students expectations of themselves and their marks have followed. Last year my students got some excellent results, including a couple of coveted 9s!

Tutoring Experience

English Language and Literature at GCSE, iGCSE, AS, ALEVEL. Exam boards include: EDEXCEL, WJEC, OCR and AQA.

As a tutor I have worked with students of all abilities and have managed to raise grades across the board, often quite dramatically.

Tutoring Approach

My teaching focuses on:
WRITING - how to write what the examiners want to read
INDEPTH analysis of set texts
THOROUGH coaching through each type of exam question
SUPPORT with course work

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (all times)
References Available On File


Birkbeck College, University of London2010MastersCreative Writing
University Of Reading1990BachelorsFilm And Drama

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