I believe learning should be fun and informative! I love sharing a good historical anecdote and using a variety of techniques to help learn and memorize. This is useful for all levels, but especially if you find studying just by reading chunks of text hard (like me). I'm not a fan of exams or tests, but short regular quizzes help determine how well you are learning something, so expect those.
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.
I have just finished my MSc in English Literature and I am looking to share my knowledge and help people at any level: from primary up to undergraduate level. Lesson structure will be totally dependent on your demands and needs. I am easy going and patient, so my approach will be a collaborative.
Doctorate in English Literature from Edinburgh University : Shakespeare Studies; Thesis Preparation; Bibliography and Referencing; English Tuition - All Levels; Academic and Historical Research; Adult Literacy; Shakespeare on Film.
Having a bilingual literature background, I believe the road to success in analysis of poetry and understanding of texts is through practice. Nonetheless, there are structures and 'tips and tricks' to be learnt, using which even in stressful conditions one can be ensured to score well.
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.
My name is Marianne Wilson, and I am keen to help those with their English studies! Often at school, English can seem confusing, outdated or just plain boring. Through my enthusiasm and excitement, I can ignite an interest and understanding for all forms of literature. I also have a keen eye for detail, and can use this to fix pernickety grammar and language issues.
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.
I believe a good working environment for tutoring is one free of judgement. I prefer to work slowly, crafting each piece of work and the reviewing together. I have been tutoring for 5 years, mostly high school (Higher) students. Close reading practice and essay-writing are the main focuses of my work with students.
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 lateral thinker focussed not only on great results but in engendering a fascination and understanding of literature's connection to wider culture. I strive to connect the students' interests with the material they encounter, in order to foster deep and long-lasting connections.
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.
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.
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.
Hi! My name is Ieuan and I am a Higher/A Level and university level Tutor based in Edinburgh, Scotland. I have always loved learning, and my skills and experience have given me a passion in helping others learn and achieve their potential.
It depends on the student and on what they want help with. I can help you plan and produce an essay over a few lessons or help you to edit a draft.
My teaching method is online and I can help you with the work you are doing currently e.g. reading essays and explaining ideas and methods that are not understood and give advice that I have used. School doesn't have to be hard and stressful and for these subjects an understanding and solid method of planning are key.
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 am a Final Year Literature student at the University of Edinburgh with a background in Classical and Modern Literature, specialising in contemporary UK based literature studies. I prefer to take a student-led approach to my lessons, establishing in early sessions where the pupil requires the most amount of work to build the strongest foundations for learning.
My teaching method changes from student to student, as I like to alter my methods to bring out the strengths and interests of each individual. I have many resources at my disposal, including contacts at many schools in Edinburgh.
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 adapt my style to meet the needs of those I am tutoring. I give you my undivided attention and will work to support whatever you need.
I am a 4th year student at Edinburgh University studying an English Literature MA, available to provide lessons for primary and secondary students including GCSE's, Highers/Advanced Highers, AS/A-levels. I believe in a collaborative approach, where the student guides our focus to the areas they want to work on, and I will adapt my approach to make sure your specific needs are met.
I will work in tandem with my students to help enhance their learning and comprehension of the texts and language they engage with. I will directly use course texts to help students recognize key motifs. I offer classes in test-prep and focused on in-school grade improvement.
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.
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