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Oxbridge English Admission Application and Test Coaching

Applications for English at Oxford and Cambridge both involve a written assessment, both of which I provide expert tutoring and guidance in as a first-class Classics and English graduate from Oxford.

English at Oxford uses the English Literature Admissions Test to decide who will be invited for interview, whereas at Cambridge only candidates shortlisted for interview will be required to take a written assessment. Both tests require detailed and thoughtful responses to literary extracts, which I will help develop your thinking and writing for.

Applicants are also required to submit two pieces of written work prior to interview, which I am able to advise about if requested.

Extra information

This lesson will generally be conducted online unless otherwise requested, so please ensure you have a computer/laptop with a strong Wi-Fi connection.

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around London, United Kingdom

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Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Latin

About Me

Hello! My name is Maya, I am a first-class Classics and English graduate from the University of Oxford with significant experience in subject tutoring and Oxbridge admission coaching.

I fully appreciate the significance 1-to-1 tuition can have on a student's ability, confidence, and enjoyment in a subject. After I received such teaching at Oxford (having come from large state comprehensive schools), I ended up coming 2nd in my cohort in my finals. I want to help others realise their potential in the same way -- whatever they are aiming for.

I can offer Oxbridge admissions coaching, as well as teaching to all school levels in: English Language, English Literature, History, Classics, Latin, and Classical Greek. Please enquire as to the level and content you require, as I can offer further subjects at KS3 level and under.

Education

BA (Hons): Classics and English, University of Oxford - First Class
A Levels: English Literature, Early Modern and Medieval History, Classical Civilisation - A* A* A
GCSEs: English Literature, English Language, History, Latin, French, Art, Core Science, Additional Science, Mathematics, ICT & Business - 7 A*s 3 As

Experience / Qualifications

3 years of tutoring, coaching and mentoring experience across platforms, including MyTutor, TutorSpark, and Apprentus, as well as for schools and students across the UK and worldwide.
Applications for Classics at Oxford and Cambridge both involve a language assessment, for which I provide expert tutoring and guidance in as a first-class Classics and English graduate from Oxford. Classics at Oxford uses the Classics Admissions Test (CAT) for Course I (for students with Latin/Greek to A Level) or the Classical Language Aptitude Test (CLAT) for Course II (for students without Latin/Greek) to decide who will be invited for interview. At Cambridge only candidates shortlisted for interview will be required to take such assessment, which will be a translation exercise for the 3-year course, or a language aptitude interview for the 4-year. All assessments involve careful application of linguistic knowledge, whether of classical languages or English, which I will ensure you are extremely well-prepared to do. Applicants are also required to submit two pieces of written work prior to interview, which I am able to advise about if requested.
I can provide expert tuition on Key Stage 3 English at all levels and for all abilities. I am a friendly and engaging tutor who will develop your child's confidence, knowledge and skill in reading, writing, and response in a course of 1:1 lessons. Please also enquire if there is a specific area of English that your child is struggling with, or simply enjoys and would like to practice more, as my teaching will always be catered to those needs. I look forward to working with you!
I can provide expert tuition on GCSE English for all abilities. I am a friendly and engaging tutor who will develop your child's confidence, knowledge and skill in reading, writing, and response in a course of 1:1 lessons -- particularly geared towards exam preparation. Please also enquire if there is a specific area of English or exam technique that your child is struggling with, as my teaching will always be catered to those needs. I look forward to working with you!

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