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    GCSE English Language and Literature / A Level Literature

    I specialise in tutoring adults and students English language and literature at GCSE and GCE level. My goal is to build students' confidence in reading a range of texts and writing with variety of audiences in mind. I ensure i use challenging, topical texts that are guaranteed to engage the learner and have fun doing so. I can set further academic, pre exam prep ( PEP) tasks linked to the session that build on prior learning ( aka homework). I use National curriculum and exam board marking schemes and levels in line with your school / college.

    These sessions are best delivered in a sequence based on certain aspects of any given exam paper. The focus is to learn how to confidently navigate each section and question per paper. You will learn to skilfully apply the appropriate knowledge and skills per question in a forensic approach to completing each question to a high standard. You may want to get a grade 9 or you may want to get a grade 5- no matter what your ambitions, I will support you to achieve your best before sitting the exams.

    Extra information

    You will need copies of the exam paper and a work book / laptop to take notes in. Good idea to have some post its too.

    Location

    At teacher's location: Woodside Park Rd, North Finchley, London N12 8RT, UK

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    General info

    Skills:

    English:
    English for adults, School

    Age:

    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate
    Advanced

    Duration:

    45 minutes
    60 minutes
    90 minutes
    120 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English

    About Me

    I have been teaching for 30+ years and I am am English examiner also. I have tutored adults, GCSE and GCE students who have struggled to gain the best grades either through lack of confidence or disrupted learning. I am firm but fair. I have a very good sense of humour but I also like to establish the 'boundaries' of our work so that we both know what is expected. I will work hard for you but expect the same from you! coming to the session prepared to learn and on time are two of the basic requirements for success.

    I have worked in schools, in Local authorities and UK wide working for the DFE. What this means for you is that I am up-to-date and ready to go! There really is no gain without some pain. I am here to minimalise the 'pain' and expertly guide you to aim for the best you can be. English is at the core of any job and important for general life skills. Working together, you are more likely to succeed.

    Education

    BA Hons: English and French ( Joint ) London
    MA Modern Literatures. Birkbeck, UCL
    PGCE English and media- Institute of Education, UCL
    Post graduate certificate in coaching- IOE

    Experience / Qualifications

    Experienced English teacher, examiner, Deputy head, consultant, senior lecturer, leadership coach and ITT tutor . Experience teaching outside UK and coaching FE trainees.

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