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English, history, and classical studies up to GCSE level

I am an English Literature and Classical Literature and Civilisation student at the University of Birmingham, looking to tutor in English Literature, History, or Classical Civilisation up to GCSE. I can teach any aspect of English Literature and Classical Studies up to this level, and can teach the following areas of history: the Tudors (from Henry VII to Elizabeth I); American history from the invention of the cotton gin in 1793 through to the death of Martin Luther King in 1968; the First World War; and international relations during the Cold War.

I pride myself on my creativity, and through this, I provide personalized 1-1 sessions with students and gear my teaching towards their individual needs. I ask students to tell me about what they're having particular trouble with and help them understand these topics and talk through any issues. I talk to students about their preferred learning methods and structure my teaching around this for optimum results. I'm open to questions and I'm always happy to help students extend their knowledge beyond the curriculum.

Extra information

Lessons will take place online only until further notice.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:

Age:

Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I am a Joint Honours student currently studying for my undergraduate in English Literature and Classical Literature and Civilisation at the University of Birmingham, and I am working towards achieving a strong first. I am passionate about my education and I hope to pursue a Master's degree once I've completed my undergraduate degree.

I pride myself on my creativity, and through this I provide personalised 1-1 sessions with students and gear my teaching towards their individual needs. I ask students to tell me about what they're having particular trouble with, and help them understand these topics and talk through any issues. I talk to students about their preferred learning methods, and structure my teaching around this for optimum results. I'm open to questions and I'm always happy to help students extend their knowledge beyond the curriculum.

I am comfortable teaching the following subjects up to GCSE level:
-English literature
-Classical civilisation and literature/ancient history (not including ancient languages)
-Some history topics: the Tudors (from Henry VII to Elizabeth I); American history from the invention of the cotton gin in 1793 through to the death of Martin Luther King in 1968; the First World War; and international relations during the Cold War.

I ask my students to let me know what they are learning about (eg. particular books they're reading; what period of history they're looking at; specific topics) so that I can prepare lessons and resources. I also focus on what they are having particular difficulties with. Before beginning tuition, I will discuss different learning strategies with students so as to ensure all teaching is relevant and to make the best use of time.

Education

I am studying a Joint Honours Undergraduate degree at the University of Birmingham in English literature and Classical Literature and Civilisation.

I have achieved the following qualifications:
GCSEs:
English language, English literature, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, geography and classical civilisation - A
Spanish, French, history, religious studies - A*

Sixth Form:
Pre-U English Literature - M1 (A-Level A grade equivalent)
Pre-U History - M2 (A-Level B grade equivalent)
A-Level Philosophy - B
EPQ - an investigation into the impact of classical religions on ancient society and culture - A*.

Access to Higher Education:
I studied 21 credits of an Access to Higher Education certificate and achieved a distinction in each credit.

I am a fluent Spanish speaker and studied French for one year at A-Level standard.

Experience / Qualifications

I am currently attending the University of Birmingham. I completed my Sixth Form education at the King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford, and my GCSEs at the Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School. I took a year out between the end of sixth-form and the beginning of university, during which I worked at the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum in central London.

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