Toby R. GCSE Geography tutor, 13 Plus  Geography tutor, GCSE Classica...

Toby R.

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Studying: Classical Archaeology and Classical Civilisations (Bachelors) - University College London University

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About Me I'm Toby and I'm a second year student at UCL studying Classical archaeology and Classical Civilisations. Outside of this my interests include music, I write and perform my own, sports (Massive Arsenal Fan), socialising with freinds and film. I'm a reliable, patient and dedicated person, and I will give my all to helping you improve. The Sessions I aim to provide an informative, focused and fun teaching environment in my tutoring sessions. I will provide you with the knowledge you need to succeed, but I will also focus on teaching you how best to utilise this knowledge in an exam situation, so you can fully maximise this knowledge and achieve your full potential! We will focus on any areas which you need help in or aren't 100% sure on, it's really up to you what the sessions are on. Just make sure to tell me what exam board you are using. Do You Think I Can Help? Every student has a different way of learning best. If you think I can help you then don't hesitate to message me or book a 15 minute free session, in which we can get to know each other and you can decide whether I am the right tutor for you. I look forward to hearing from you!About Me I'm Toby and I'm a second year student at UCL studying Classical archaeology and Classical Civilisations. Outside of this my interests include music, I write and perform my own, sports (Massive Arsenal Fan), socialising with freinds and film. I'm a reliable, patient and dedicated person, and I will give my all to helping you improve. The Sessions I aim to provide an informative, focused and fun teaching environment in my tutoring sessions. I will provide you with the knowledge you need to succeed, but I will also focus on teaching you how best to utilise this knowledge in an exam situation, so you can fully maximise this knowledge and achieve your full potential! We will focus on any areas which you need help in or aren't 100% sure on, it's really up to you what the sessions are on. Just make sure to tell me what exam board you are using. Do You Think I Can Help? Every student has a different way of learning best. If you think I can help you then don't hesitate to message me or book a 15 minute free session, in which we can get to know each other and you can decide whether I am the right tutor for you. I look forward to hearing from you!

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5from 9 customer reviews
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Lisa (Parent)

October 10 2017

Great as always, really helped clarify some parts of 40 markers and conclusions.

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Lisa (Parent)

September 25 2017

Great Session, very useful info on structure

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Derrick (Parent)

June 5 2017

Lovely guy, great for help with structuring answers as well as content .

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Lilya (Parent)

May 30 2017

Toby is thorough and engaging!

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
GeographyA-level (A2)A*
LawA-level (A2)A*
Classical Civilisations A-level (A2)A

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SubjectQualificationPrices
Classical CivilisationA Level£24 /hr
LawA Level£24 /hr
Classical CivilisationGCSE£22 /hr
GeographyGCSE£22 /hr
LawGCSE£22 /hr
Geography13 Plus£22 /hr

Questions Toby has answered

Describe what happens at a constructive (divergent) plate margin?

A constructive plate margin occurs where two or more plates move apart from each other. Convection currents within the earths mantle force magma upwards towards the Lithosphere, this melts the rock in the upper mantle and forms lava. When this lava makes its way to the surface it solidifies, forming crust which fills the gap between the separating plates. (illustrate with labels) Constructive plate margins within continents form features called rift valleys, such as the East African Rift, between the Nubian and Somali plates, and between oceanic plates form mid-oceanic ridges, such as the mid-atlantic ridge, or volcanic islands, such as Hawaii.

A constructive plate margin occurs where two or more plates move apart from each other. Convection currents within the earths mantle force magma upwards towards the Lithosphere, this melts the rock in the upper mantle and forms lava. When this lava makes its way to the surface it solidifies, forming crust which fills the gap between the separating plates. (illustrate with labels) Constructive plate margins within continents form features called rift valleys, such as the East African Rift, between the Nubian and Somali plates, and between oceanic plates form mid-oceanic ridges, such as the mid-atlantic ridge, or volcanic islands, such as Hawaii.

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1 year ago

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To what extent are the roles of women in the Iliad important?

Plan: 

Women as Plot Devices: Paris' stealing away of Helen is the cause of the war - However it is Paris' own actions which are more important to the plot than Helen. Book 1 Briseis taken from Achillies - cause of his anger which is the driving force of the whole plot - However it is Agamemnons actions which enrage Achillies, not Briseis herself. *Overall women are not overally important to the plot. 

Evoking Sympathy: Book 6 Helen's and Hector's conversation where she laments the fact that she doesnt have a husband as good as he is. Sympathy created for her situation, didn't ask to be there. Book 6 Andromache and Hectors goodbye - says she is her husband, her parents and her brother (all she has) and that when troy falls she will be a slave and their son an orphan, pleads with him to stay with her behind the wall and not fight. Especially effective is that it is their last goodbye before Hector is killed my Achillies, very sympathetic. *Overall women are very important in evoking sympathy in the Iliad

Women as prizes (Geras): book 1 - Agamemnon refuses to give back Chryseis his prize, results in Apollo reigning down a plague upon the Greeks. Book 1 - Agamemnon's taking of Achillies' prize Briseis causes his anger which is the main theme of the epic. Also Helen is effectively Paris' prize, whole cause of the Trojan war. *Overall women as prizes are very important to the Iliad, although it is the taking of them, or refusal to give them back by men which causes conflict. 

Divine Women: *make sure to say that it is debatable whether goddesses should be included in discussion of women, but you will include them. Book 1 - Thetis asks Zeus to make the Greeks start to lose, very important. Book 3 - Aphrodite saves Paris from Menelaus, very important because war would have been over if Paris had killed him, although impossible for Paris to die then as he is fated to kill Achillies. Book 4 - Athena convinces Pandarus to fire at Menelaus, restarts war, v important. Book 18 - Thetis goes to Hephaestus to make Achillies armour so he can kill Hector, v important. * Overall Divine women are very important to the Iliad

Conclusion: Women alone are not overly important to the Iliad, it is men who create the conflict in terms of plot development and the use of women as prizes. However, women are very important to the Iliad in terms of evoking the sympathy of the audience, and divine women are extremely important in advancing the plot.

Plan: 

Women as Plot Devices: Paris' stealing away of Helen is the cause of the war - However it is Paris' own actions which are more important to the plot than Helen. Book 1 Briseis taken from Achillies - cause of his anger which is the driving force of the whole plot - However it is Agamemnons actions which enrage Achillies, not Briseis herself. *Overall women are not overally important to the plot. 

Evoking Sympathy: Book 6 Helen's and Hector's conversation where she laments the fact that she doesnt have a husband as good as he is. Sympathy created for her situation, didn't ask to be there. Book 6 Andromache and Hectors goodbye - says she is her husband, her parents and her brother (all she has) and that when troy falls she will be a slave and their son an orphan, pleads with him to stay with her behind the wall and not fight. Especially effective is that it is their last goodbye before Hector is killed my Achillies, very sympathetic. *Overall women are very important in evoking sympathy in the Iliad

Women as prizes (Geras): book 1 - Agamemnon refuses to give back Chryseis his prize, results in Apollo reigning down a plague upon the Greeks. Book 1 - Agamemnon's taking of Achillies' prize Briseis causes his anger which is the main theme of the epic. Also Helen is effectively Paris' prize, whole cause of the Trojan war. *Overall women as prizes are very important to the Iliad, although it is the taking of them, or refusal to give them back by men which causes conflict. 

Divine Women: *make sure to say that it is debatable whether goddesses should be included in discussion of women, but you will include them. Book 1 - Thetis asks Zeus to make the Greeks start to lose, very important. Book 3 - Aphrodite saves Paris from Menelaus, very important because war would have been over if Paris had killed him, although impossible for Paris to die then as he is fated to kill Achillies. Book 4 - Athena convinces Pandarus to fire at Menelaus, restarts war, v important. Book 18 - Thetis goes to Hephaestus to make Achillies armour so he can kill Hector, v important. * Overall Divine women are very important to the Iliad

Conclusion: Women alone are not overly important to the Iliad, it is men who create the conflict in terms of plot development and the use of women as prizes. However, women are very important to the Iliad in terms of evoking the sympathy of the audience, and divine women are extremely important in advancing the plot.

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