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Mr Paul Giannakis


Advanced English Skills - Personalised Individual Lessons

Online tutor in Creative Writing, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, IELTS, PTE, Reading, TOEFL

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"If we don't deal with our stuff, it will deal with us." - Jeffrey Kagel

My name is Paul, I tutor high school English & adult ESL learners. I love English literature, history and linguistics and thrive on inspiring students to see how fun it can be finding hidden details about the world.

Tutoring lessons occur online using video and Google documents.

My availability:

English as a Second Language students: Friday, Saturday 10am-3pm

High School students: Mon – Friday, 3:30pm-9pm

Call: 0432 925 632

Lessons are tailored depending on the level of study and individual student requirements.

High school / HSC (Year 7-12)

- Essay writing
- Creative writing
- Language analysis
- Concept analysis
- Short answer work
- Language skills (grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, vocabulary etc.)

English as a Second Language

- IELTS prep
- Conversational English
- Vocabulary
- Reading
- Listening
- Grammar
- Writing
- Comprehension

Book a Tutoring Session: 0432 925 632

Sample of HSC texts:

- Anderson, MT, Feed (Std. Module C)
- De Botton, Alain, The Art of Travel (Adv. Module C)
- Lang, Fritz, Metropolis (Adv. Module A)
- Gow, Michael, Away (Area of Study) - Gray, Robert, selected poetry (Area of Study)
- Haddon, Mark, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Std. Module B)
- Heaney, Seamus, selected poetry (Adv. Module A)
- Huxley, Aldous, Brave New World (Adv. Module C)
- Joyce, James, Dubliners (Adv. Module A)
- Lee, Ang, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Std. Module A)
- Machiavelli, Niccolo, The Prince (Adv. Module A)
- Misto, John, The Shoe-Horn Sonata (Std. Module A)
- Mahoney, Ivan, Go Back to Where You Came From Series 1, Episodes 1, 2 and 3 and The Response (Area of Study)
- Owen, Wilfred, selected poetry (Std. Module B)
- Orwell, George, Nineteen Eighty-Four (Adv. Module A)
- Shakespeare, all HSC works - Stewart, Douglas, selected poetry (Std. Module A)
- Tykwer, Tom, Run Lola Run (Std. Module A)

The list goes on... (ext. texts + many related)

Standard English, Advanced English, Extension 1 English, Extension 2 English,
English as a Second Language (ESL)

Skills and qualifications:

+ Master of Publishing
+ Bachelor of Arts (Maj. Anth.)
+ Strong understanding of the school syllabus and texts
+ Working with Children Check

Book a Lesson: 0432 925 632



- Strong HSC syllabus knowledge
- Able to explain complex concepts in a simple, digestible fashion
- Full time tutor
- Essay synthesis
- Discovery creative writing
- Module breakdowns
- Strong text knowledge


- Bachelor of Arts (Major in Sociology & Anthropology, Minor in English Literature &
- Master of Publishing (Focus on literature as well as essay/creative writing and editing subjects)


ESL Students (11am-3pm Mon-Fri):

Home Tutoring $70 / Hr
Online Tutoring $40 / Hr

High School Students (3.30pm-9pm Mon-Fri):

Online Lessons $45 / Hr
5 Package $43 / Hr
10 Package $40 / Hr

Home Tutoring $70 / Hr
5 Package $66 / Hr
10 Package $63 / Hr

Student Discount





Joined Tutor Finder on 12-Feb-2014 (updated profile on 16-Jul-2018)
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Creative Writing (Secondary)
English (Secondary, Tertiary)
English Literature (Secondary)
ESL (Secondary, Tertiary)
Essay Writing (Secondary)
IELTS (Secondary, Tertiary)
PTE (Tertiary)
Reading (Secondary, Tertiary)
TOEFL (Tertiary)

"Educated on more than just the subject!!! Paul gives knowledge about life and all sorts of interesting things! He inspires you to think and to write!"

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