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Isobel P.

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Degree: English Literarure (Bachelors) - Bristol University

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Hi! My name is Isobel and I am currently in my first year studying English Literature at the University of Bristol.

English was always my favourite subject at school and one that was by far the most enjoyable- I found the span and depth of study, particularly at A Level, fascinating. I have studied Chaucer to F. Scott Fitzgerald and have come to appreciate everything inbetween!

While I am new to online tutoring, I understand that meeting the individual needs of the tutee is absolutely essential and I will ensure that tutorials are tailored to what you need support in. 

I have a relaxed and friendly manner and hope that you come to enjoy English in a new way. I hope that you find the tutorials interesting and engaging as ultimately that is what is needed to succeed! 

My availability is located on my profile. I am available 9 am- 5pm Mondays, 2pm-5pm Wednesdays, 2pm-5pm Thursdays, 9am-12pm and 4pm-6pm Fridays and 9am-6pm at the weekend. If you have any questions about availability or tutoring in general, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to working with you soon!

Subjects offered

SubjectLevelMy prices
English A Level £20 /hr
English Literature A Level £20 /hr
Philosophy A Level £20 /hr
English GCSE £18 /hr
English Literature GCSE £18 /hr
Philosophy GCSE £18 /hr
Religious Studies GCSE £18 /hr
English 13 Plus £18 /hr
English 11 Plus £18 /hr

Qualifications

QualificationLevelGrade
English LiteratureA-LevelA*
Philosophy A-LevelA
HistoryA-LevelB
Extended Project QualificationA-LevelA
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Ratings and reviews

4from 1 customer review

Gareth (Parent) January 18 2017

Isobel did an emergency written tutorial late at night for mu daughter. Her comments on my daughters work were insightful and she gave good direction. Thank you.
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Questions Isobel has answered

How do I revise for an English exam?

Whether you are studying a play, novel or poem the key revision techniques are very similar.  Firstly, I would say the most important aspect is to familarise yourself with the text itself. For example, with a novel you want to know the plot inside out and be very familar with it's main themes...

Whether you are studying a play, novel or poem the key revision techniques are very similar. 

Firstly, I would say the most important aspect is to familarise yourself with the text itself. For example, with a novel you want to know the plot inside out and be very familar with it's main themes, as well as the charachters and what they represent. 

Revising poetry is more of the same, however it differs in the sense that your analytical skills are arguably more crucial, as you have less to analyse. 

As a general point, I would tackle English revision by dividing what you need to know into more managable chunks- use headings for charachter quotes/ themes and structural techniques used in each chapter. 

Once this is done, practising past papers is key. Firstly analyse the question and break it down- what is it really asking you? Jot down a quick plan to know the direction of your answer, from there your main points should emerge forming the basis of each paragraph. Also, remember to write a introduction and conclusion as this is essential to a successful answer- be detailed, yet concise. 

After that I would advise you to practice, practice, practice. This is the main way to perfect your exam technique and will ensure you success in your exam!

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