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Cristina O.

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Degree: Physics and Philosophy (Masters) - Bristol University

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About me

I'm a first year Physics and Philosophy student at the University of Bristol. I was born and raised in Spain (I'm a weird mixture of Spanish and German!), but as I attended an international school, I am fluent in not only Spanish, but English and German. I think that this clearly shows that although a scientist at heart, I love languages! 

My passion for knowledge has lead to me not only wanting to adquire it, but to share it with others, so since a very young age I've been helping out younger students and fellow classmates. In addition I've worked at a Summer Camp in Switzerland as a teaching assistant, which has given me a great experience when teaching children of all ages. 

So... How will a typical tutorial be?

Well that very much depends on the subject. For my spanish tutorials I will first try to initiate small talk to get you prepared for the session, then we will focus on the problems that the student has faced or wants to discuss and then I'll either base the tutorial on material adequately tailored for the level of teaching (ie. for IB/A level it will be based on exam technique and exam material). Towards the end there'll be a short Q&A session and some recap of the new material. 

The biology tutorials will depend on the topics that the student struggles with. Of course there'll be time for plenty of preparation to set up a good exam technique. Also, Q&A and recap sessions at the end are a MUST!!

Physics tutorials will again be focused on the topics that the student struggles with and on exam technique, as well as problem solving.

For Maths tutorials, the knowing at what point the student is will be vital. With very advanced students that only look to boost their grades, I will mainly focus on the types of problems they struggle with and what they don't fully grasp. However, if the student is not comfortable with the subject we will build from the basics and go over the syllabus until a good level of expertise is reached. 

Personal Statement mentoring will be very dependent on the stage and subject at which the student is. However, no matter what, I can guarantee great results!

Not everyone learns in the same way, so I will adjust my teaching style to the student's needs.

What next??

Please do not hesitate and contact me if you have any questions. This can either be done by messaging me or by booking a "Meet the Tutor" session. Please do let me know what exam board you are on and your subject of study if you want Personal Statement mentoring, as well as what you are having difficulties with!.

Subjects offered

SubjectLevelMy prices
Maths A Level £22 /hr
Physics A Level £22 /hr
Spanish A Level £22 /hr
Biology GCSE £20 /hr
Maths GCSE £20 /hr
Physics GCSE £20 /hr
Spanish GCSE £20 /hr
Spanish IB £22 /hr
Spanish 13 Plus £20 /hr
-Personal Statements- Mentoring £22 /hr

Qualifications

QualificationLevelGrade
SpanishA-LevelA*
PhysicsA-LevelB
MathematicsA-LevelA
GermanA-LevelA
BiologyA-LevelA
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Ratings and reviews

4.8from 12 customer reviews

Michaela (Student) May 10 2016

helped so much

Michaela (Student) May 10 2016

really helpful

Teresa (Parent) April 20 2016

Really useful session working through GCSE paper.

Teresa (Parent) April 15 2016

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Questions Cristina has answered

Can you form a sentence using the conditional tense?

Example: Si ella trae dados tendríamos que jugar al monopoly. Translation: If she brought dice we'd have to play monopoly. In spanish the conditional tense is conjugated by adding -ía,-ías,-íamos,íais, ían to the end of verbs.

Example: Si ella trae dados tendríamos que jugar al monopoly.

Translation: If she brought dice we'd have to play monopoly.

In spanish the conditional tense is conjugated by adding -ía,-ías,-íamos,íais, ían to the end of verbs.

1 year ago

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Explain the difference between a battery and a cell

A cell is a single unit of a power supply which uses chemical energy to produce energy. A battery is a group of cells joined in series.

A cell is a single unit of a power supply which uses chemical energy to produce energy. A battery is a group of cells joined in series.

1 year ago

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Should I start my Personal Statement with "Since an early age/Since I was a Child"?

Yes and no. Although this a very easy and convenient way of starting a personal statement, it is also an extremely overused starting phrase, it will mean that admissions tutors will be less prone to find your personal statement remarkably original. However if the rest of the content is great t...

Yes and no. Although this a very easy and convenient way of starting a personal statement, it is also an extremely overused starting phrase, it will mean that admissions tutors will be less prone to find your personal statement remarkably original. However if the rest of the content is great they might overlook it. Overall I'd say that it is better to avoid starting personal statements like that.

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