Tabitha H.

Tabitha H.

£36 - £38 /hr

English Language and Literature (Bachelors) - Wadham College, Oxford University

305 completed lessons

About me

Hi, my name is Tabby, and I graduated from the University of Oxford with a First Class degree in English Language and Literature in July 2017. Since then, I have been tutoring English Language and Literature to a range of students for GCSE, A Level, IB and at University level. English has always been my favourite subject, as it allows you to think so creatively and broadly across a wide range of texts and ideas. One of the main reasons I enjoy English is also one of the things which can make...

Hi, my name is Tabby, and I graduated from the University of Oxford with a First Class degree in English Language and Literature in July 2017. Since then, I have been tutoring English Language and Literature to a range of students for GCSE, A Level, IB and at University level. English has always been my favourite subject, as it allows you to think so creatively and broadly across a wide range of texts and ideas. One of the main reasons I enjoy English is also one of the things which can make it most challenging - the fact that there aren't right or wrong answers, only different interpretations and ways of connecting together the clues of a text. However, this also makes it exciting, and I hope to use our lessons, whilst covering and consolidating material for exams, to instil some of this excitement into your studies.

Having successfully applied to Oxford from a state school, which didn’t provide me with much guidance on the admissions process, I have first-hand experience of tackling the system single-handedly, from the ELAT to the interview - and I would be keen to pass on advice and guidance on navigating what can often seem a very nerve-wracking and impenetrable process!

I also write creatively, poems, plays and short stories and work as a script-reader for the Finborough Theatre in London - genuinely passionate about literature in all areas of my life!

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About my sessions

I will structure our sessions entirely around what you, the student, want or need to gain from them. I am aware that everyone learns best in different ways and will work on honing a teaching style which works for you. I believe strongly in the importance of developing confidence in students, particularly in subjects like English, where there is a strong focus on giving and supporting your own opinions. We will work together to identify the areas where you need some help to improve and focus o...

I will structure our sessions entirely around what you, the student, want or need to gain from them. I am aware that everyone learns best in different ways and will work on honing a teaching style which works for you. I believe strongly in the importance of developing confidence in students, particularly in subjects like English, where there is a strong focus on giving and supporting your own opinions. We will work together to identify the areas where you need some help to improve and focus on getting you as comfortable and as at ease as possible with the material and the skills required for the exam. Our sessions will be focused but flexible, ensuring we cover everything you want to cover, in a clear, structured and enjoyable way.

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Laura Parent from maisons laffitte

17 Jun

Tabitha has been a very positive experience for my daughter preparing for her gcse's. I cannot recommend her highly enough!! :)

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Alison Parent from Maidenhead

29 Jan

Extremely impressed with the quality of Tabitha's tutorials, my daughter has improved in confidence ten fold with the few sessions she has had so far. Highly recommend.

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Kim Parent from Edinburgh

7 Nov, 2018

Fantastic tutor ! Always ready to help, explain things well and very supportive just very thankful that we have found a great tutor. Thank you . Tabitha

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Helen Parent from Belfast

21 Oct, 2018

Tabitha is an excellent tutor and has helped my son enormously in his preparation for ELAT and Oxbridge applications

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
Religious StudiesA-level (A2)A*
HistoryA-level (AS)A
English LiteratureA-level (A2)A*
FrenchA-level (A2)A

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12 - 5pm

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
English LiteratureA Level£38 /hr
English LanguageGCSE£36 /hr
English LiteratureGCSE£36 /hr
ELATUniversity£38 /hr
Oxbridge PreparationMentoring£38 /hr
Personal StatementsMentoring£38 /hr

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