Sarah E.

Sarah E.

£40 /hr

English (Masters) - Cambridge University

160 completed lessons

About me

I am an English Literature PhD student at University College London. I studied at the University of Cambridge for four years during which time I completed a BA in English Literature and an MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Literature. I have studied works of English and American Literature ranging from 1500 to present day. I am interested in all things interdisciplinary and have specialised in an array of subjects such as the poetry of women writers, jigsaws in the works of Charles Dickens, th...

I am an English Literature PhD student at University College London. I studied at the University of Cambridge for four years during which time I completed a BA in English Literature and an MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Literature. I have studied works of English and American Literature ranging from 1500 to present day. I am interested in all things interdisciplinary and have specialised in an array of subjects such as the poetry of women writers, jigsaws in the works of Charles Dickens, the management of time on Shakespeare’s stage, and literary choreography in the work of Anne Carson.


I am always striving to move my ideas in new directions and would love the opportunity to help you do the same. The ability to see and make connections between subjects helps you push your thoughts (and your grades) up, up, up! I have an ever-growing library of associations that has me to-ing and fro-ing between poetry, essays, films, history, and art movements. I believe you know your subject well when you can collapse ideas down and open them out again so I love spider diagrams, finding patterns and squashing material down into bitesize chunks. 

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About my sessions

When I meet a new student, I like to get to know their interests and aspirations as well as the logistical information regarding exam boards, learning methods, current attainment, and areas of difficulty. By doing this I can create a timeline of sessions that we can work through together but it also allows me to create a scheme of learning with a pace and focus that is just right for you. This might mean working together to create a body of revision materials, collate quotations or facts for...

When I meet a new student, I like to get to know their interests and aspirations as well as the logistical information regarding exam boards, learning methods, current attainment, and areas of difficulty. By doing this I can create a timeline of sessions that we can work through together but it also allows me to create a scheme of learning with a pace and focus that is just right for you. This might mean working together to create a body of revision materials, collate quotations or facts for upcoming exams but it could also mean finding ways to perfect your essay techniques or understanding paragraph structure – all of which will be integral to your success at both GCSE and A-Level.


Whether for KS3, 11+, GCSE or A-Level students my tutorials are focussed and varied while the content, style and pace are respond to their specific needs. I have found that striving to keep learning relaxed and exiting ensures the most effective and rewarding progress for students but I also appreciate that knowing how you are doing allows you, the student, to stay relaxed. For this reason, I will measure our progress through practice answers, speedy knowledge checks, or a short chat at the end of a session so you can let me know how things are going from your side of things. The worksheets, exercises and teaching resources I share with my students are tailored to their individual needs and designed to help them succeed.


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Nikki Parent from coventry

23 Nov

amazing

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PC Parent from Den Haag

10 Nov

We are very happy with Sarah. My son's progress is clearly visible. Sarah helped him to relate better to literary texts and to understand more in depth how to analyze them. She's really a fantastic tutor.

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PC Parent from Den Haag

13 Oct

Another great lesson, we really appreciate Sarah's competence and patience.

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Amilia Parent from Colchester

1 Oct

Sarah is always well-prepared for her lessons. She explains everything in a very simple but informative manner and is really helpful when giving advice. Would definitely recommend!

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
English LiteratureA-levelA*
English LanguageA-levelA*
HistoryA-levelA*
General StudiesA-levelA*
SpanishA-levelB
Extended Project QualificationA-levelA*
English LiteratureDegree (Bachelors)HIGH FIRST CLASS HONOURS, RANKED 6TH IN ACADEMIC YEAR.

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
EnglishA Level£40 /hr
English LanguageA Level£40 /hr
English LiteratureA Level£40 /hr
Extended Project QualificationA Level£40 /hr
EnglishGCSE£40 /hr
English LanguageGCSE£40 /hr
English LiteratureGCSE£40 /hr
HistoryGCSE£40 /hr
ELATUniversity£40 /hr
EnglishUniversity£40 /hr
English11 Plus£40 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£40 /hr
Personal StatementsMentoring£40 /hr
English13 Plus£40 /hr
EnglishKS3£40 /hr

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