I take into account the background and interests of learners, tailoring lessons to suit not only the level of the learner, but also make lessons fun and engaging from the start. The best learning happens when students are enjoying the material and it's relevant to today's world, with current issues and topics at the heart of the lesson.
My passion is for bringing subjects to life for students so that instead of learning facts they are able to take the stories into their tests, ensuring a higher level of success. I take a holistic approach to my students so that I am able to help them achieve their goals by supporting their existing strengths whilst helping to hone and refine areas that challenge them.
My teaching method is based on making sure that the student becomes completely confident on their ability to write a strong and comprehensive analysis, or creative piece. Each student needs to feel that their thoughts and understanding of the world is valid and valued.
I believe learning is best facilitated by engagement and discussion. Each lesson will follow a loose model: For Literature lessons: -A discussion about the primary text being studied. -A short critical reading related to the primary text. -Discussion about the critical reading, and the primary text. For Creative Writing: -A short reading about the topic (ie.
Experience of teaching 1-2-1 and groups from adult literacy up to speech writing and presentation skills for the United Nations. In a journalism career of more than 18 years I have learned all disciplines and genres. I'm engaging and confident - and can transmit the latter to the pupil.
My passion for teaching English is undimmed after over forty years experience. I gained my Graduate Teaching Certificate in 1970 and have been involved in developing communication skills ever since, mainly with Secondary School pupils but more recently with adult foreign students.
I give lessons to GCSE and A Level students studying for qualifications in English Language and English Literature. I am known for my relaxed yet attentive teaching style, and I understand the importance of creating a safe and open environment with the student in order that academic success can be comfortably attained.
I am a past A Level English Literature Student who has a passion for Poetry and Creative Writing. I give lessons to those in Secondary School doing their GCSE's and those doing their A Levels. I can help formulate ideas on literary classics and using structured advice and tutorship on poetry and creative writing.
I'm an experienced print/online/broadcast journalist and abookworm with background in English. I hold an MA in English Literature and language, where my final assignment was a Creative Writing one, and another MA in Journalism and Mass Communcation. I now freelance as a journalist, travel writer, translator, web content editor and social media manager and have self-published a travel book.
My teaching method is entirely up to you! I believe some people learn best with a more focused approach, whilst others prefer to learn through fun! Whatever your preference, I put time and energy into tailoring each lesson and teaching method to each student to ensure maximum progress and engagement.
My teaching method is one to one readings of texts, with a focus on text interpretation, and close reading. Through discussion and debate, I teach how to get through to the subtext, and increase confidence in handling difficult passages. I shall also help structure and give feedback on essays and creative writing.
My teaching method is to include a range of different activities. I like to approach lessons online as I would teaching in a classroom; modelling, scaffolding, giving examples and making my own content so lessons are lively and engaging. I feel it's important to continually assess students' progress as I teach them so that lessons can be personalised.
Having gained both a Higher A, and Advanced Higher B's both in English and History I feel I will be able to guide anyone from around 1st Year to 6th year students looking to gain some help in this subject. I am a highly visual person so I would love to teach using mind maps and making the learning process as simple and fun as possible.
Fun, energetic and informative style with an emphasis on session goals and subject focus. As such my sessions are planned well in advance, organised and include differentiated work. The age range has been from 8-12 for tutoring and workshops and so I'm very comfortable teaching at a primary level for the time being but I am also happy to teach other ages.
My lessons will be very much based on each students' needs. I can do anything from proofreading work and commenting on grammar and structure, to giving tips and lessons on specific coursework, and formats including rhetoric, comparative commentary and analysis, as well as perfecting oral presentations.
Hi there! I'm a law student at the University of Edinburgh offering English lessons, including English Literature, to Primary, Secondary and GCSE students. I'm an easy going person with a great passion for sharing my excellent skills and knowledge in the English Language with others.
I believe teaching is all about engagement, and student involvement. I strive to provide you with the knowledge and tools to get and A+ on that assignment, but to solve problems on your own. Lessons will be be instructional, but based on a guided inquiry model. The first 5 - 10 mins will be dedicated to an explanation of the issues and struggles you have encountered with the assignment.
My teaching methodology would revolve around you; I am open to whatever would help you best. I can offer feedback and advice on an essay you are working on, help you plan essays, give you mock-exam questions or we could just brainstorm and discuss a book you are studying.
Hi, I'm an undergraduate at the University of Edinburgh, studying English Literature, French and Arabic. Whether you're struggling with crafting your personal statement or perfecting your coursework, I would love to help! I really enjoy the critical thinking involved in formulating arguments and I find working with students to be a very rewarding and creative process.
Hi there, My name is Ashley and I'm very excited to be your new English tutor. I am a Veterinary Medicine student at the University of Edinburgh as well as a part time professional writer. Writing has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember and I would love to use my passion to help others excel in their studies.
I begin any teaching process by making a student feel comfortable and identifying their weaknesses and strengths, from there we can achieve their goals and (more importantly) attain the required grades. I understand that not every individual has a natural affinity for English as a subject, but I believe that every student is capable of achieving an impressive grade in English.
I can help you communicate effectively, both orally and on paper or the screen. A recent graduate with a year's experience of English teaching at all levels - from 2 years of age all the way to 60 year olds. My strengths are dissertation writing (awarded 1st class distinction for my dissertation), creative writing, CV & resume construction, design (6 years of freelancing) and copy writing.
I am an S5 in Edinburgh and would like to help tutor children in any levels under what I have done. I have lots of notes and help sheets, so can help guide your child through their school year and hopefully improve their skills, in an interesting way. I can adapt well to different teaching methods and try to tailor lessons to best fit your child's learning style.
I am currently undertaking a PGDE Secondary qualification in English teaching and recently graduated with MA Hons in English Literature. I am happy to tutor all school ages and abilities. Depending on the required focus, close reading, creative writing exercises, essay planning, exam preparation or reading practice can be pursued.
I'm an English graduate from the North West currently residing in Scotland. I have a solid grounding in Gothic literature and the supernatural but have covered a broad variety of topics and genres over the course of my A-Levels, degree and postgraduate work.
I study Digital Media at Edinburgh Napier University, I plan on studying English some time afterwards in the future, with the aim of becoming an English Teacher or Lecturer. I'm a published author and am known for having being good at English during my time in High School.
I Have a 2.1 honours degree in microbiology. I attained an A in higher English in high school.
I am studying an MSc Transformative Learning and Teaching. I base my teaching style on a great deal of research that I have undertaken into pedagogical approaches most appropriate for those I teach. I work with primary school children and have built up a great rapport with the pupils I have taught.
I have a personable approach to teaching which helps my students to feel relaxed during our sessions. I like to challenge students by having them answer their own questions with some prompting and honing their inference skills so they are able to derive answers for themselves.
I am a Law graduate who teaches both children and adults from the UK and overseas. I teach foreigners to become fluent in English, and I teach native children to perfect their English. For children, I can work through their homework or/and give them my own homework to better their English skills. For adults, I teach them through joint reading sessions, in-depth conversations and more.
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