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Intermediate and Advanced English Language Learning with an Oxford Law Student

This course is for anyone needing help with English language-learning, particularly for conversation, reading, and writing.
I'm a native English speaker and a second-year student at Oxford reading Law with French Law. As such, my English is excellent, but I also know what it's like learning a foreign language (in my case, French).
If you need someone to have basic or more advanced discussions with or someone to help you out with reading and writing tasks, whether that's just to further your own English skills or whether it's for an exam, I can guide you through the whole process.
With experience tutoring all age groups, I will always make classes engaging and tailored to your level.

Extra information

I teach all my classes online, so you'll need a computer/laptop/tablet with a decent internet connection and a headset (simple earphones will do!) so that we can communicate properly.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
English:
English as a second language (esl), English for adults, School
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French, Hungarian

About Me

I'm a second-year student at Oxford, reading Law with French Law. I'm a dual British-Hungarian national with experience tutoring for the LNAT, Oxbridge admissions, personal statement mentoring, French, English Literature, and History. For the specifics of what levels I offer, please have a read of the list at the bottom.

I'm passionate about my law degree, but also about language-learning, literature, politics, and many more subjects. Studying a law degree and the process of getting there is all about rounding you out as a person with myriad interests, and I strive to engender the same intellectual curiosity in all my students. Whether you're looking to immerse yourself in a subject or just get through exams, I'll be sure to make the process fun for you.

How I teach will depend on what you want out of the lesson, so I'll encourage you to share your interests and needs with me as much as possible. I can tailor lessons to a particular topic you want to cover, or I can design a structure for a series of lessons to get you where you want to be in that subject, making adjustments for your needs throughout. The point is, I'll adjust to your level. Classes will be all about the discussion - engaging you in the subject, but at the same time, always making sure you leave with a useful set of resources to study from later should you wish to.

These are the subjects I offer:

French: language-learning from total beginners to A-level, including speaking, reading, writing, and/or listening. A-level texts/films: Un sac de billes, Un long Dimanche de fiançailles
If you are intermediate-level or above, expect interesting, topical discussions!

English language-learning: conversation, reading, writing, listening, and/or speaking for intermediate to advanced level language-learners

English Literature A level tutoring for the following texts: Othello, ‘Isabella’, ‘La Belle Dame sans Merci’, ‘Lamia’, ‘The Eve of St Agnes’, Death of a Salesman, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Kite Runner, Songs of Innocence and of Experience

History A level tutoring for the following periods: The Tudors: England, 1485-1603; Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918–1945

LNAT tutoring: coaching for multiple-choice questions and essay-writing technique

University admissions tutoring: personal statement support, mock interviews, interview prep, Oxbridge interview prep/tutorial tasters

Education

Second-year student reading Law with French Law at Oxford
First Class in Law Moderations (first-year university exams)
A* in English Literature, French, History, and Mathematics A-Levels
A in AS Politics
A* in 11 GCSEs
LNAT score of 31 (significantly higher than the national and the Oxford average)

Experience / Qualifications

I have experience tutoring students of ages ranging from twelve to eighteen, tailoring content to different subjects, interests, and needs.
Most importantly, I teach only for the topics that I myself covered so that I have first-hand experience of the exams, and I have resources specially prepared for those subjects which got me top marks, and will get you the same with some guidance.
Regarding Oxbridge mentoring and law admissions preparations, I've been through it myself, having successfully carried out a mock interview and then the real thing, getting into my chosen College. It's an arduous process, but the best way to prepare is practising and challenging yourself. The particular style of Oxbridge interviews means that it is easy to be fazed, and hard to prepare alone. With my experience and support, you'll know what to expect, and so you'll be familiar enough with the style of questions to be able to perform to the very best of your abilities. As someone who went to a comprehensive state school, I know how important confidence and familiarity with the process can be, and I'm eager to help supply it.

Reviews (2)

Very kind and helpful
I have taken 10 oral English classes with sabrina and she is a perfect teacher! She is very kind, very available and takes care of the student's needs. She has adapted the content of her lessons to my needs and favourite subjects, to ensure that all lessons are interesting and useful. I really recommend Sabrina for any kind of course, she is very intelligent and passionate about different languages and law.
This course is for anyone preparing to take the LNAT or undergoing university admissions for a law degree in the UK. I'm an Oxford student in the second year of a Law with French Law degree. Having passed the LNAT and a rigorous applications process with flying colours, I'm well-placed to provide tailored guidance for the exam, interviews, and crafting a personal statement which reflects your greatest strengths. Most of all, I'm passionate about my degree, so I can show you what it means to study the law at a high level, challenging and supporting you so that you go into the process with your eyes open and with a real interest in your chosen subject. So if you just want a taste of the law or Oxbridge-style teaching, or if you want a comprehensive course of mock interviews and personal statement support, get in touch - I look forward to meet you!
This course is for anyone looking for an AQA A-level history tutor covering the following periods: 'The Tudors: England, 1485-1603' and 'Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918–1945' History is a facilitating subject; it gives you the analytical and critical thinking skills to go on to do pretty much anything afterward. I loved the subject, getting an A* in my exams, and going on to study law at Oxford. It's also a challenging subject, heavy on content and requiring excellent exam technique. With me, you'll learn all of that and more; I'll prepare you thoroughly, whether that's via targeted lessons on specific subjects you've requested, or by following a scheme of classes I will design specifically for you. I'll help you not only to learn the content, but also to learn how to use it, crafting excellent essays which will earn you top marks and develop vital skills.
This class is for students of the AQA English Literature A-Level course, studying one or more of the following texts: Othello, ‘Isabella’, ‘La Belle Dame sans Merci’, ‘Lamia’, ‘The Eve of St Agnes’, Death of a Salesman, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Kite Runner, Songs of Innocence and of Experience, and/or unseen poetry. When taught properly, I believe English Literature is a pleasure to study and to teach. With me, you'll learn to read texts on a deeper level than before, singling out extracts and quotes to study in depth, and learning the analytical skills, organisational skills, and exam technique to produce brilliant essays. I can provide a structured scheme of work across several lessons to get you to the level you believe you need. Equally, I can be flexible and tailor one-off lessons to whatever issue you're struggling with at the time. My aim is for you to find yourself looking at texts in a new light, with historical and social context to back you up in some truly original analysis that will earn you top marks in an exam.

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