Timothy G. GCSE English Literature tutor, GCSE Physics tutor
£20 - £22 /hr

Timothy G.

Degree: English Literature (Bachelors) - Bristol University

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About me

Hi, my name is Tim and I am currently studying English Literature at Bristol University. Since I was young I have been enthusiastic about literature and the English language. I believe literature to be one of the cornerstones of human interaction, our ability to use language to convey ideas, emotion and lessons to be extraordinary. I have carried this enthusiasm into school attaining an A* at GCSE and an A at A-Level which included an exam I passed by attaining 100%. I am confident I know exactly how to help students achieve their full potential in English GCSE because I have helped several students already with coursework and exam technique, I believe a mix of passion and technique is key to achieveing excellent marks at GCSE and that with purposeful and efficent training the trickiest of unseen poems to the most complex coursework question can be tackled. My range of knowledge about GCSE English will make any student improve, and hopefully I can provide a bit of enjoyment along the way!

Subjects offered

SubjectLevelMy prices
English Literature A Level £22 /hr
English Language GCSE £20 /hr
English Literature GCSE £20 /hr
Physics GCSE £20 /hr

Qualifications

QualificationLevelGrade
English LiteratureA-LevelA
HistoryA-LevelA
PhysicsA-LevelB
Extended ProjectA-LevelA
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Ratings and reviews

5from 48 customer reviews

Paula (Parent) January 30 2017

He was really helpful and friendly whilst teaching me new techniques to structure my paragraphs. He has taught me new poetic devices which may seem helpful within an exam.

Junior (Student) January 22 2017

First Lesson went over exam technique which gave me a great understanding on how to structure essays, very valued tutorial

Berta (Parent) October 18 2016

Very pleased, Max (my son) is very happy with the tutoring so far.

Paul (Parent) September 15 2016

Excellent feedback and gave new concepts to think about
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Questions Timothy has answered

How should I tackle an unseen piece of text in an exam?

-Read through three times. -Identify the form of the text. Is it prose? Is it a poem? Is it an advert? Is it even a picture? -From this point attack the text depending on what form it is in. -If poem identify form (sonnet, free verse etc). Then identify poetic techniques from meter, to langu...

-Read through three times.

-Identify the form of the text. Is it prose? Is it a poem? Is it an advert? Is it even a picture?

-From this point attack the text depending on what form it is in.

-If poem identify form (sonnet, free verse etc). Then identify poetic techniques from meter, to language.

-If prose identify key features such as narrative voice, language and metaphor.

-Use these literary techniques you have found to form meaning from the text. Once a meaning has been found use this as the basis of your essays argument and use the techniques as evidence.

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