Emma W.

Emma W.

£24 - £28 /hr

PhD Italian Literature (Doctorate) - Durham University

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About me

I have a degree in Classics and Modern Languages from Durham, and last year completed my teacher training at Cambridge where my school placements included teaching Italian, Latin and Classical Civilisation up to A-Level, and German and Ancient Greek to GCSE. I am currently studying for a PhD in Italian Literature, but I want to continue sharing my love of Classics and Languages by offering individual tuition and helping students progress towards their goals, whether it is going up a grade in...

I have a degree in Classics and Modern Languages from Durham, and last year completed my teacher training at Cambridge where my school placements included teaching Italian, Latin and Classical Civilisation up to A-Level, and German and Ancient Greek to GCSE. I am currently studying for a PhD in Italian Literature, but I want to continue sharing my love of Classics and Languages by offering individual tuition and helping students progress towards their goals, whether it is going up a grade in exams, or preparing to study a subject at university. My excellent subject knowledge as well as my experience in working with small groups and individuals allows me to be an effective tutor both in ensuring progress as well as inspiring a love of subject in students.

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About my sessions

My sessions are structured around the individual needs of students, with my teaching experience and knowledge of the syllabuses integral in preparing students for exams. Online sessions are interactive, encouraging the student to make maximum progress by involving them directly in the material; it's a conversation, not a lecture!

Student progress is measured by knowledge checks, as well as by working together on practice questions to ensure that students are well prepared not only i...

My sessions are structured around the individual needs of students, with my teaching experience and knowledge of the syllabuses integral in preparing students for exams. Online sessions are interactive, encouraging the student to make maximum progress by involving them directly in the material; it's a conversation, not a lecture!

Student progress is measured by knowledge checks, as well as by working together on practice questions to ensure that students are well prepared not only in terms of content, but also how to apply it when it comes to an exam. Students will gain the skills they need to take their own learning forward outside of tutoring sessions.

As well as sessions tailored to the individual needs of students in regard to the progress they need to make, where possible sessions will be built upon areas which students enjoy to ensure maximum learning and engagement with the subject material.

In my Languages tuition, sessions use as much target language as possible to work on oral skills and raise confidence in speaking and listening, as well as working on content and knowledge.

In my Classics sessions students will have the opportunity to engage more fully with the Ancient world by utilising original sources and materials to help them understand the subject and bring a greater depth of understanding to the area they are tackling, be it sculpture or temples in Classical Civilisation, or literature or grammar in Latin and Greek.

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SB

Shine Khan Parent from London

14 Mar

A fantastic teacher!

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Emma Parent from London

27 Feb

Emma has been absolutely wonderful with my 17th year old daughter struggling with Latin A Level in a year. Very clear and extremely helpful and has cut to the chase helping with exactly what is needed to get through the exam. She is clearly an extremely clever and good teacher! Thoroughly recommend her! Emma

SB

Shine Khan Parent from London

7 Mar

Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
LatinA-level (A2)A
GermanA-level (A2)A
PoliticsA-level (A2)A*
HistoryA-level (A2)A
Classics and Modern LanguagesDegree (Bachelors)1ST CLASS HONOURS
PGCE ClassicsOtherPASS

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
Classical CivilisationA Level£28 /hr
ItalianA Level£28 /hr
LatinA Level£28 /hr
Classical CivilisationGCSE£24 /hr
Classical GreekGCSE£24 /hr
GermanGCSE£24 /hr
ItalianGCSE£24 /hr
LatinGCSE£24 /hr

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