Jack C.

Jack C.

£20 - £25 /hr

English Language and Literature (Foundation) - Regent's Park College, Oxford University

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30 completed lessons

About me

My principle intellectual ardour is literature, and its power to not only to rouse emotion, but to unlock the very confines of the heart, and act as a historical cultural artefact with the ability to 'teach and delight'. From an early age my linguistic precocity was frequently noted, though it was in my earliest period during my time at Holy Cross College where I developed an almost obsessive fascination in the limitless prospects of English literature. Due to the exhaustive nature of...

My principle intellectual ardour is literature, and its power to not only to rouse emotion, but to unlock the very confines of the heart, and act as a historical cultural artefact with the ability to 'teach and delight'. From an early age my linguistic precocity was frequently noted, though it was in my earliest period during my time at Holy Cross College where I developed an almost obsessive fascination in the limitless prospects of English literature. Due to the exhaustive nature of the course at Oxford, I consider myself qualified to discuss and explore any given aspect or period of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon English through to the present day, along with relevant historical and philosophical contexts. I am imbibed with a palpable passion for this subject, and anticipate eventually tutoring full-time: I believe this will appear self-evident, and I hope to be able to encourage a similar passion in others. In short, as an avid reader, effervescent writer and individual who strives to understand key literary concepts and underlying social and historical implications which necessarily accompany each text, I believe unequivocally that I am the right tutor for you. It is also worth noting that, despite my limited time on this particular platform, I have been tutoring for around two years privately (and for other agencies), along with working in secondary schools as an English teacher.

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About my sessions

I would arouse and instil a holistic perspective of both literature and language, including relevant historical, philosophical, biographical and social implications of literature, and emphasise the influence of any given piece of literature to its contemporary and proceeding historical timeline. I would help to develop, though not laboriously, relevant technical terminology in order to familiarise students with the necessary elements of academic discourse, in order to nurture examination skil...

I would arouse and instil a holistic perspective of both literature and language, including relevant historical, philosophical, biographical and social implications of literature, and emphasise the influence of any given piece of literature to its contemporary and proceeding historical timeline. I would help to develop, though not laboriously, relevant technical terminology in order to familiarise students with the necessary elements of academic discourse, in order to nurture examination skills as well as enhancing various understandings of the discipline through familiarisation with academic vocabulary. I would encourage, where possible, conversation and debate to facilitate proper articulation, and interrogation, of ideas and perceptions, along with developing relevant examination techniques.

In addition, I would attempt to accommodate the idiosyncratic requirements, both intellectual and dispositional, of every individual student and kindle a fruitful working relation, encouraging appropriately enjoyable sessions. Perhaps above all, it is essential that the student develop some form of passion for the subject in order to reach sufficient levels to fulfil academic potential and rouse intellectual development. I would plan tirelessly for these sessions, reading any secondary critical texts surrounding the specificities of any given student's course, and encourage further reading to broaden comprehension.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
English LanguageA-levelA*
English LiteratureA-levelA*
PsychologyA-levelB
Extended Project QualificationA-levelA*

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
English LanguageA Level£22 /hr
English LiteratureA Level£22 /hr
English LanguageGCSE£20 /hr
English LiteratureGCSE£20 /hr
English LanguageIB£22 /hr
English LiteratureIB£22 /hr
ELATUniversity£25 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£22 /hr

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