Georgina S.

Georgina S.

£22 - £26 /hr

English Literature (Bachelors) - Durham University

54 completed lessons

About me

Final year English Literature student at Durham University. Though English is my chosen subject, I also have a confident grasp of History and would love to pass on my skills in either subject. Both subjects compliment each other in their shared requirements of an appreciation of context and skill in constructing a convincing argument.



Final year English Literature student at Durham University. Though English is my chosen subject, I also have a confident grasp of History and would love to pass on my skills in either subject. Both subjects compliment each other in their shared requirements of an appreciation of context and skill in constructing a convincing argument.



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About my sessions

Examinations in both English and History are argument-based so a comfortable grasp of debate will be the most valuable asset students in these subjects can harness; a well-evidenced opinion is the key for those higher grades. For example, students will formulate their opinion on certain characters or historical events, and then analyse opposing interpretations to their own view. Each session will include discussion of exam technique throughout, and may include analysis of some exam questions,...

Examinations in both English and History are argument-based so a comfortable grasp of debate will be the most valuable asset students in these subjects can harness; a well-evidenced opinion is the key for those higher grades. For example, students will formulate their opinion on certain characters or historical events, and then analyse opposing interpretations to their own view. Each session will include discussion of exam technique throughout, and may include analysis of some exam questions, either written by me or taken from the relevant exam board. The aim of considering exam questions is to build confidence, so that by the end of the session there should be no question they feel is beyond their knowledge.

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William Student

17 Jul

Extremely helpful

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Ayman Student

15 Jul

Good Tutor. Goes through everything well. Helping to improve my English difference can already be seen.

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Jenny Parent from London

4 Jul

GREAT

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Reghan Student

11 Jun

Really helpful, made all subjesct seem easy enough to understand and was very polite and nice the whole time. Would definitly recomend.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
English LiteratureA-level (A2)A*
Religious StudiesA-level (A2)A
HistoryA-level (A2)A*

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
English LiteratureA Level£26 /hr
English LiteratureGCSE£22 /hr
HistoryGCSE£22 /hr
Personal StatementsMentoring£26 /hr

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