Trusted teacher: Having difficulties analysing poems and prose in your (I) GCSE / IB English Literature course? Looking to amp your essays up a notch and finally get that A/A* or 6/7 that you have been dreaming of? I am here to help. The first thing to remember: though analysing works of literature isn't always fun, everybody can master the techniques of how to do it. But learning takes time, which the school teacher may often lack. Indeed, it has been my own experience that English teachers often choose width over depth, and so discussions are cut short for the sake of covering all elements of the teaching programme, leaving many interesting aspects of a particular work unexplored. Or sometimes it's just the attention that wanders off as the teacher is explaining these pesky concepts of "writer's voice", "writer's tone", "meter", "rhymescheme" and so on. Let me assure you: that, too, happens even to the best of us. What I can offer you is exactly what a teacher normally does not time for: exploring a work of literature in as much detail (both analytical and technical) as it takes to push the quality of your essays up to the desired level. My approach is informed by IB / (I)GSCE Eng Lit course guidelines to make sure that the quality of your answer would be developed in accordance with what examiners want to see. Armed with a deep passion for literature on the one hand (reading and writing poems and short stories are one of my favorite things to do) and knowledge of ways of critical analysis (obtained in IB English Lit and reinforced by philosophy courses on university level) which are of tremendous importance in literary analysis as well, I will show you how to deconstruct any piece, how to place it in its cultural context, and make educated guesses about the links between cultural context and the author's choice of stylistical devices. And best of all - unlike in the classroom, the learning experience is tailored to you (based on your way of learning / remembering) and delivered in a highly interactive way! The skills described above, coupled with general essay writing tips will lend authority and style to your summative essays and exam answers, boosting your academic confidence. Ready to leave unsatisfactory essays in the past? Then contact me today!
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Trusted teacher: Hello everyone, My name is May, I am Franco-English and I offer online courses in French and methodology. I have been giving private lessons for 8 years. I always try to adapt myself as well as possible to each of my students, and to pass on to them the enthusiasm I have for French and literature. My classes are always caring, and demanding without being strict - I believe you learn best when you are relaxed and having fun. Especially when studying French, which is above all the exploration of different stories, different modes of expression, and a means of discovering other ways of thinking about the world, the things around us, human relationships. I remain attentive to my students and seek the best ways to move forward with them, to develop their analytical skills, and to consolidate their methodology while exploring fascinating subject matter. I live in London where I am a writer, actress and director. I did a baccalaureate L (with honors TB), studied in the hypokhâgne/khâgne literary preparatory class at the Lycée Henri IV, then at HEC Paris (Msc in Business) and at the Sorbonne (bachelor's degree in philosophy, honors TB). Do not hesitate to contact me for more information and to discuss your expectations. See you soon !
French · Methodology course · Literature
Trusted teacher: Do you want to learn Spanish? Whatever your goal is (travel, Leaving Certificate, work ...) together we will achieve it. My name is Javier, and I am a young native Spanish teacher, but with the best training (graduated in Hispanic Philology and Master in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language) and years of experience, both face-to-face and online. I always try to make my classes as individualized as possible, preparing materials specifically for you, and which are also dynamic and interesting. In addition, I like to bring cultural aspects to the classroom, because learning a language is not just knowing how to express oneself correctly, it is much more! If you are interested or have any questions, please contact me! Cheers!
Spanish · Literature · Culture
Karl - Manila, Philippines18€
Trusted teacher: Hi, I'm Karl. I'm a native speaker of English (bilingual) and I have been teaching English and Biology in high schools, universities and private companies in Sweden, Hong Kong SAR and The Philippines for 20+ years. I now offer my private tutoring service based here in the Philippines. As your private tutor, I will evaluate your needs and tailor-make classes and materials according to these needs and wishes with you and/or your guardians. I also support my students with direct preparation and practice for school/university assignments. Teaching is online/remotely via Google Meet, Skype or Zoom at your convenience. My specialities include English Academic- and Essay Writing, English Grammar, English Vocabulary and Reading Skills including studying and understanding English literature, English Pronunciation and Speaking Skills, Conversation- and Discussion Skills, Accent Reduction, and Critical Thinking. English standard Curricula/Syllabi that I teach include IB English Language and Literature SL/HL levels, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB Extended Essay, A-level English, AP (Advanced Placement) English, TOEFL and IELTS Test Preparation. Standard Curricula/Syllabi that I teach include A-level Biology, AP (Advanced Placement) Biology, IB Biology SL/HL levels, IGCSE Biology and SAT II Biology. Tertiary/university level syllabus includes General Biology course content for undergraduate and graduate students: - Biochemistry - The Cell - Genetics - Mechanisms of Evolution - Evolutionary History and Biological Diversity - Plant Form and Function - Animal Form and Function - Ecology I also offer single sample classes, for you to try out: • "Understanding and Analysis of English Literary Texts", adaptable for SHS, College, AP and Tertiary levels • "English Pronunciation and Accent Reduction for Asian Speakers", for SHS, College, AP and Tertiary levels • "Defining Evolution", adaptable to SHS, College, AP and Tertiary levels You may see my credentials in the 'About me' section below. Upon request, I can send you my professional CV. I look forward to hearing from you via https://www.apprentus.com/karl.holm
English · Literature · Biology
Trusted teacher: I am a native-speaking french teacher, who has achieved a high 6 in IB french A level, self-taught. I believe in teaching french (and languages in general) through practice: we will speak french in every class while learning about grammar, and practising writing skills. If you are an Ib student, I can help you prepare for your exams, IAs and IOs and achieve the best possible marks. Having lived in France for a major part of my life, I gladly discuss french culture, history and literature with you if you are interested. I am all for making classes as enjoyable as possible !!! A little more about me, I have tutored a few students in French in the last few years, and I graduated from the IB in 2021 with 39 points in ETIS (ESPOO). I am to enter the University of Warwick in a Politics, Economics and Philosophy degree in the end of September.
French · Literature
Joshua - Prague, Czech Republic24€
Trusted teacher: This class is for anyone interested in the literature of Great Britain and the English speaking world, from beginners to advanced. The focus is to learn about, analyse and understand key works of English Literature. It is possible to focus on one period (such as Shakespearean, Modern, Medieval) or one area (such as Ireland, America, England). The class will use the works themselves, such as Dickens, Eliot, or Woolf, and will read and analyse in detail, with set essays and discussions. Even beginners are welcome.
English · Literature
Elise - Morges, Switzerland70€
Trusted teacher: French private lessons are for students wishing: - consolidate their bases in grammar, spelling - improve their language skills (allophone students) - improve their speaking skills (conversation classes) -profect the written expression - ECR exams - prepare for the written examinations at the end of the studies (maturity, certificate of completion) - help with the writing of works of maturity (or other works of end of studies), of dissertation - work on argumentative texts - acquire a method to analyze literary texts - fill gaps - improve their spelling - prepare for oral exams (maturity, compulsory leaving certificates) - learn how to perform bibliographic research For help with writing: The objective is above all to acquire effective tools. The student will thus be able to learn to structure his ideas, argue coherently (and convincingly) and enrich his vocabulary. It is essential for me to have written work from the student between each lesson. For the corrections of end of studies work: so that the meeting with the student is at the most profitable, I ask him to send me his writings before the meeting. Apart from my presence with the student, any course involves a preparation time before and after the lesson, including the work that I correct. My goal is to design an individualized course, so I take the time to write detailed comments on corrected work or tips to ensure maximum success for everyone. For example, an editorial correction can easily be the subject of a detailed commentary of 4 typewritten pages. For adults (FLE): In order to optimally prepare the first ones, I take the initiative to inform myself in advance of their objectives / expectations. Whether to practice speaking in everyday life, the professional world or to practice oral presentations, I prepare either PPT or technical sheets in advance that I send by mail ( after booking on the website). The other alternative is to make a PV of the course that I send (or that I print). Giving importance to keeping a written record on the one hand to better memorize the topics covered, on the other hand to better assimilate the spelling. Of a general nature, a concrete situation that responds to the learner's needs is the starting point. From this situation, I address the essential grammatical points.
Literature · French
Lucien - Basel, Switzerland47€
Trusted teacher: I offer private tutoring lessons in French using interactive approaches and methods adapted to each student. During the lessons you will be able to practice your reading, speaking and writing skills. I will also introduce you to the francophone culture, including literature. I grew up in Geneva and I am currently a Masters student at ETHZ. The lessons I am offering are suitable for any level - from beginners to advanced students - both for secondary school and University students. One of my priority will be to help you reach constantly new objectives while enjoying learning. I hope to hear from you soon!
Grammar · Essay writing · Literature
Silvia - Florence, Italy24€
Trusted teacher: "Under the Tuscan Sun" by Frances Mayes, "The Enchantress of Florence" by Salman Rushdie, "A Room with a View" by E. M. Forster, "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert, "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Armin. Depending on the student's level, lessons will be delivered in English or Italian.
Italian · English · Literature
Trusted teacher: I am a student at the University of Warwick in Politics, Economics and philosophy. I have taught French and English for 4 years, at all levels for a wide age range. I can teach English in French, Finnish and Mandarin. I am currently a research assistant at the University of Aalto in the international Business department. Having graduated from the International Baccalaureate with 41 points, I understand how challenging it can be to find a tutor who will support you through these rough two years. However, by working together I am sure we can find a way to make this time a bit less stressful, while bringing you the grades you need!
Literature · English
Noémie - Dudelange, Luxembourg35€
Trusted teacher: Whether you'd like to sharpen your style, perfect your oral skills, prepare an exam or just start from scratch, I'd be glad to walk you through the jungle of the French language. My methods are based on listening, dialog and creativity: they adjust to match your needs, goals and interests may you be looking for help with academic French at school, conversational French, or writing tips (you name it!) You can count on lots of videos, podcasts, articles, songs, fiction and non fiction texts, photos, art pieces, social media posts, TV series, etc. as well as oral and written homemade exercises, tests, etc. to go on at your own pace with autonomy. I am there to make you feel comfortable and confident and help you reveal your linguistic and literary skills in a relaxed and playful atmosphere. Your questions, doubts and mistakes will be the engine of the classes. I studied Modern Literature and Creative Writing in Paris and I have tutored students of all ages and proficiency since 2017. I keep on learning as well with each and everyone of my students. Feel free to contact me! Thank you! Noémie
French · Literature · Creative writing
Ana - Monthey, Switzerland76€
Trusted teacher: This course is intended for those who are in college or who are preparing for the federal maturity as a free candidate, professional maturity or the DUBS gateway. I give tailor-made lessons about writing a dissertation. I also help you to prepare your books for the oral exam or to analyze/comment on texts. We choose the books together and I organize white orals.
Term paper · French · Literature
Laetitia - Montbard, France24€
Trusted teacher: Associate Professor, Doctor of Letters, translator, teaches French, Literature and French as a Foreign Language. This course can be addressed to: - higher education students needing support in French and comparative literature, in essay and commentary methodology, or in translation studies (from English, German, Italian or Greek modern); -to any French-speaking person needing a refresher in grammar and spelling; - to any non-French speaking person who needs and wants to learn to speak French (English can be used as an intermediate language if necessary).
French · Literature
Nephtalie - Paris, France18€
Trusted teacher: The course begins with a small presentation, in order to relax the atmosphere. Then we do the homework! I use a playful method to prevent the student from getting bored. The goal is to guide the student towards autonomy, but also to develop his self-confidence. I accompany the student in his difficulty in literary matters.
French · World history · Literature
Mireya - Madrid, Spain24€
Trusted teacher: From parsing to text comments. (Elementary, That, Baccalaureate) Spanish for foreigners. Preparation for language and literature exams throughout the school year. I am passionate about this subject and I love being able to convey to young people how fun it can be.
Literature · Grammar · Language arts
Fay - Founex, Switzerland89€
Trusted teacher: I am an IB Teacher of English Language & Literature Teacher since 2014. I have also been working as an IB External Examiner for IB English A Literature since July 2016, and an IGCSE English A Language and Literature Examiner since July 2020. My passion lies in Education & Literature and I have been teaching it for 9 years now. My professional experience, aside from my current position, ranges from teaching in both public and international private schools, to independent language schools. In addition to my professional experience, I am holder of an IB Diploma, BA in English & Education, MA in Education, and the Swiss-verified teaching certificate.
English · Literature
Mélinda - Paris, France25€
Trusted teacher: Dear learners, I am French, I master the language as it is my native language and I studied French literature as well as English literature, a language I speak too. I studied in England for nine months and could teach you the language the way I’ve learned it: happily and without much difficulty. I would be pleased to teach young students but also adults, wether you are a beginner or intermediate. Contact me :) Chers apprentis, Je suis française et maîtrise la langue, comme il s’agit de ma langue maternelle, j’ai étudié la littérature française et anglaise, langue que je parle également. J’ai étudié en Angleterre pour une durée de neuf mois et pourrais ainsi vous apprendre la langue comme je l’ai apprise : gaiement et sans grande difficulté. Je serais ravie d’enseigner à des jeunes étudiants mais aussi à des adultes, que vous soyez débutant ou intermédiaire. Contactez-moi :)
English · Literature · French
Miguel - Madrid, Spain28€
Trusted teacher: Teacher of language, literature and creative writing, with experience in private classes, whether as study aid or for the pleasure of learning. Advice on writing projects: I help you and accompany you in the process of creating your book.
Writing · Literature
Giles - Acton, United Kingdom31€
Trusted teacher: I am an experienced and knowledgeable English Literature teacher with an Oxford University Doctorate. My approach is friendly and supportive, stressing the importance of understanding the text and practising writing essays that refer to the correct topics and are well structured.
English · Literature
I believe that children were born differently but one common thing about them is they have a natural craving for learning and knowledge. With that so, teaching should be done thoroughly, pleasantly, and collaboratively. Teaching needs to be done thoroughly. Starting from the easiest topic to difficult, from concrete to abstract. It needs mastery before going on to the next theory. In addition, the way children naturally learn should also be considered. Teaching need to provide a pleasant environment for learners to grow and learn. Allow each students to explore meaningfully and realistically. Moreover, students should feel that learning is like a game - a fun filled learning experience with others. Lastly, teaching should be done collaboratively. A great connection of teacher and student will lead to a successful learning. Students must not be afraid to work on with their teacher and classmates in exchanging ideas and knowledge. In addition, exchanging feedbacks - teachers to students and vice versa - will help the teaching process successful and realistic.
Literature · Grammar · English
Trusted teacher: In this course, a theme will be chosen according to the interest of the learner. Books and authors will be chosen. The course will feature global and local contextualization of the time to understand literature. A writing project will also be carried out in the agreed genre (chronic, essay, story, etc.). At the end of the course, the student is supposed to have literary, narrative notions, as well as a spiritual learning in which literature is mixed with his understanding of daily life. Reading is food for the soul.
Literature · Philosophy
Trusted teacher: The main objective of the course is to develop the linguistic skills of writing, spelling and punctuation, necessary for the adequate production of texts. The proposal consists of a theoretical / practical methodology, which is why each class is divided between exposing the content and putting it into practice. Likewise, the information is organized into 5 units: Editorial pillars; Technical aspects of writing; Professional writing of writings; Scientific writing of texts and articles; and Editing and proofreading.
Spanish · Writing · Literature
K - Brussels, Belgium25€
Trusted teacher: How to speak in Russian? Start to THINK in Russian! You will be mentored by native Russian speaker to discover this culture and to become a part of it! Adjusting to your current level, we will learn grammar and put knowledge into practice. The topics and vocabulary will be tailored to your individual interests and needs to achieve the best results.
Russian · Literature · Culture
Lidia - Brussels, Belgium69€
Trusted teacher: Specialize into simplifying concepts; experienced in International Education MYP, IB, Jury Central, BA, MBA. English as second language, Literature, Social & Political Sciences, Law, History, Arts and Theoretical Sciences. Cambridge certified Teacher, professor of Business Law and Ethics.
Literature · Social studies · English
Trusted teacher: Hi! I am a fully qualified primary school teacher from England. I have a degree in Education and work at an international school in Malaga. I specialise in teaching children aged 3-8. I use games, books and engaging activities to support children’s learning of English. I help children to speak, understand and expand their vocabulary. Children improve their reading and writing in English with me through interesting books and comprehensive questions. I teach maths through games and real life experiences. I can adapt my lessons to your requests or based on what your child is currently learning about in school. I am a friendly teacher and I look forward to hearing from you :)
English · Math · Literature