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Dr Jennifer Minter

 Melbourne - Blackburn

Experienced teacher, tutor, publisher and educational consultant.

Melbourne tutor in English

For students from Years 8 - 11: Improve your reading and writing skills for Year 12. How can I improve? Please see:

I hold group lessons on Sunday mornings (VCE Foundation classes) The cost is $35 per student/hour
Also Saturday morning: 10.15 am. (The cost is $45 per student/hour)

Years 9-10: Get-ahead with Dr Jenny's VCE foundation classes; perfect your written expression; your depth of analysis, your vocabulary and grammar and you will note the difference. Let's get back into writing - fast, efficient and grammatically correct and you'll shine; small groups; COVID-safe classroom in Box Hill North; parking on site. Classes held on Sundays. $35 per student. For a further insight into the work we do please see and Classes are based on publications by English Works/Dr Jennifer Minter.

Students will stand out if they can: write 10 grammatically correct sentences every paragraph; show an awareness of narrative devices and their purpose; analyse the layers of meaning in a text; streamline their structure of essays showing a logical progression of ideas. Include a smart challenge that shows an awareness of problems, exceptions and ironies in a text.

Years 11 and 12: English Language: small group writing sessions focused on smart and efficient use of metalanguage for short answer questions and commentaries; streamline your commentary structure to improve your depth of analysis; contemporary examples for essays (Part C) with an analysis of sub-systems. Includes membership to my English Language Membership Program.

Year 12s: Perfect your essays; small group classes on specific book pairs for Part B, specific texts for Part A, and argument/analysis for Part C; focus on essay structure; story-telling (narrative) devices; author's key ideas; exam preparation and essay-writing practice in a COVID-safe environment; for all sessions you will receive a comprehensive Resource Package with sample essays, key examples and quotes, key narrative devices in their context. (Prepared by Dr Jennifer Minter).

Please contact me via email : to join a session or by mobile: 0400 568 657

Subjects: All levels: English, EAL, English Language/Literature, essay-writing and scholarship classes. Writing - clear sentences and well-structured essays - is the key to success. This is the focus of my small-group lessons, which, using a series of workbooks (see that match the Australian curriculum, progressively show students how to improve their reasoning, persuasive and written skills.

(Many schools have booklisted our language analysis resources: see Raising the bar.

Office in Blackburn/Box Hill; group sessions held Sundays at Box Hill North office. Prices vary depending upon size of classes.



Teacher/consultant/ tutor and publisher. I have published workbooks based on the Australian Curriculum which are perfect for students who wish to extend their vocabulary, perfect their reasoning and persuasive skills in English, fine-tune their grammar and written expression, and write A+ essays. The workbooks also have extensive (free) online support.


PhD (English), B A Hons (English and German)
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Please note: This rate applies to group tuition; price varies.




Joined Tutor Finder on 03-Sep-2008 (updated profile on 11-Feb-2022)
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