Abigail Z.

Abigail Z.

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History (Bachelors) - Cambridge University

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40 completed lessons

About me

I am in my final year studying History at Cambridge University. I am really passionate about American History specifically, but loved learning about a wide variety of periods through sixth form and university. Prior to this however, I really did not enjoy the subject - I know how it feels to be sitting in a lesson about the Black Death and being bored out of your mind, and want to make sure that anybody I tutor does not have the same experience! I'm keen to help students improve in two wa...

I am in my final year studying History at Cambridge University. I am really passionate about American History specifically, but loved learning about a wide variety of periods through sixth form and university. Prior to this however, I really did not enjoy the subject - I know how it feels to be sitting in a lesson about the Black Death and being bored out of your mind, and want to make sure that anybody I tutor does not have the same experience! I'm keen to help students improve in two ways - obviously in exam preparation, be that technique for source questions, essays, tips on remembering information or aiding understanding of the information itself. However, I am also keen to increase, reignite or kickstart students' love of the subject and love of learning, and hope I will be able to combine the two in tutoring sessions.

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About my sessions

I structure online lessons depending on the requirements and goals of the student. Once I have had a chat with a parent and their child, I will focus in on two things - the exam specification and the areas that you would like to work on the most. I can prepare practice essay questions, source questions, explanation of concepts or events and work to review for the following week. I will also keep a progress report each week which I will discuss with students in the following session, as well a...

I structure online lessons depending on the requirements and goals of the student. Once I have had a chat with a parent and their child, I will focus in on two things - the exam specification and the areas that you would like to work on the most. I can prepare practice essay questions, source questions, explanation of concepts or events and work to review for the following week. I will also keep a progress report each week which I will discuss with students in the following session, as well as setting new goals for that week. I would be happy to provide extra reading for students who want to expand their knowledge beyond the curriculum for pure enjoyment, as often this is the best way to get to grips with material that is otherwise unfamiliar.

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Sarah Parent from St Helier

18 Apr

Really helpful lesson, lots covered and understood

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G Parent from Greenford

9 Apr

Excellent and really pleased with the knowledge

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Jenny Parent from Romford

28 Mar

So patient with my son and listens to him and his needs, I am very pleased so far 🙂

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Ollie Parent from Leatherhead

18 Mar

Good teacher if you dont undertsnad history that well

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
HistoryA-levelA*
English LiteratureA-levelA*
Classical CivilisationA-levelA
ArtA-levelB

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
EnglishA Level£28 /hr
HistoryA Level£28 /hr
EnglishGCSE£26 /hr
HistoryGCSE£26 /hr
HATUniversity£28 /hr
English11 Plus£24 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£28 /hr
Personal StatementsMentoring£28 /hr
English13 Plus£24 /hr
History13 Plus£24 /hr

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