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Dr John G Arca

 Melbourne - Craigieburn

Expert and qualified. ONLINE individual or shared class.

Melbourne tutor in English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, IELTS, Italian, Reading, Special Needs, Pronunciation & Accent Reduction, Essay revision, Theses Revision & Editing, Effective learning techniques, Religious Studies, Buddhist Studies

Service areas
Craigieburn, Roxburgh P, Mickleham, Greenvale, Meadow H, Broadmeadows, Campbellfield, Epping,Attwood

SKYPE CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE. Classes on SKYPE can be individual or easily shared by more than one student, each one in a different house, if needed. SKYPE classes allow for less movement outside your house, which is necessary in the present pandemic circumstances. Apart from this, online SKYPE classes can be a convenient way of saving transport time and allow for a greater choice of time-slots, because they are independent from parents’ availability. Same time, same rates, same service and essay checking in real time with screen sharing. Contact me and I will send you an email with more detailed information. I will also assist you in installing and starting to work on Skype, if you need. And I am of course authorised by Working with Children Check Clearance.

My professional and academic experience allows me to offer a number of services to a wide variety of students at different levels:
highly comprehensive essay writing training, tasks tailored to each students, specific homework activities, handouts written or edited by me, access to a personal Shared Folder in DropBox with study-guides and many different kinds of source materials. Plus personalised telephone assistance and guidelines for general school's performance and study management, school's homework assistance, development of critical thinking skills and Selective Entry Schools Exam training, if needed. This is not something generally offered, certainly not at this level, and you must consider that this is included in your fees, unlikely any usual tuition assistance.

- PRIMARY, SECONDARY students & VCE (or Baccalaureate)
- SELECTIVE ENTRY TEST TRAINING
- CASUAL CLASSES ON DEMAND
- OCCASIONAL CLASSES FOR SCHOOL HOMEWORK AND ASSIGNMENTS ASSISTANCE
- UNIVERSITY and TAFE TRAINING and ASSISTANCE: papers, essays, academic writing, editing and proofreading
- GENERAL ADULT TUITION and ESL TUITION (English as a Second Language)

RATES:

INDIVIDUAL CLASSES
All School grades $80 per hour
Classes on Demand $100 per hour (one hour and a half $130, two hours $160)

GROUP CLASSES (max 4 students)
2 students $60 each - 3 students $50 each - 4 students $45 each.
Classes can also be paid in packages of 4 classes (which will cover one month of tuition).

Shared classes still allow individual essay writing analysis (and useful comparison with the other student), as well as shared explanations, in particular regarding essay writing skills.

ADULT AND UNIVERSITY/TAFE $100 per hr
One and a half hr recommended ($130)

ITALIAN language $80 per hr (Adults & Uni level $100 min.)
One and a half hr recommended ($100).

ESSAY REVISION & EDITING (Uni & Tafe) $100 per hr (minimum $100 jobs) Finished jobs are delivered on electronic support and paper. No delivery by e- mail unless paid in advance. For a specific quote or an approximate number of hours, please send your file with instructions.

THESIS REVISION & EDITING: Quotes are based on the number of words
Revision and editing of theses and other major papers are not charged by the hour (it would be too expensive) but on number of words. Specific quotes will also take into account the complexity of the paper and the level of revision requested. This can vary according, in particular, to the level of English of your final draft. Other factors, like formatting, tables, notes, referencing systems, etc., can also determine differences in the quote.

Regular receipts, invoices are available on request. (ABN 39 707 848 805)
No GST is due for private tuition, according to current regulations.
Fees for SKYPE classes can be paid by online banking.

Please allow at least 24 hrs notice for class cancellation. If a cancellation occurs on the same day of a class, a cancellation fee will be due (equal to 60% of the fee)

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SPECIAL NOTE FOR ITALIAN LANGUAGE:
I am a native Italian speaker, with an extensive experience as Eng>It translation (17 books translated, plus a relevant number of other texts), and 15 years professional experience as Editor in Italian. I have also taught Italian language and Culture at the Italian Government Cultural Institute of Melbourne for several years. I speak both English and Italian fluently since I was a child.

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Experience

Teacher of English Language and Literature
Teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL)
Teacher of Italian Language and Culture
Academic (University) Research experience and academic publications (Monash University)

DETAILED REFERENCES WILL BE PROMPTLY PROVIDED ON REQUEST

Qualifications

PhD - Monash University, Melbourne
Ba Hons with High Distinction in Foreign Languages and Civilisations
Teaching Diploma in English Language
Former CSWE Ames Esl Tutor
Former Aiti-FIT/Unesco literary translator
(17 books translated and published from English into Italian)
Editor (24 books edited and published in Italian language)
Academic papers published in peer-reviewed journals.
DETAILED REFERENCES CAN BE PROVIDED ON REQUEST

Rates

Group classes (max 4 people) are possible.
They have the following rates:
2 students $60 each - 3 students $50 each - 4 students $45 each (individual class is $80).

Student Discount

Special Offer - Free initial meeting with parents and/or students

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in Victoria until 24-Feb-2025 (details available on request)

Gender

Male

Registered

Joined Tutor Finder on 16-Apr-2011 (updated profile on 31-Mar-2020)
Tutoring Location
  • Tutor's Place in Craigieburn
  • Online Tutoring
  • Phone Help
  • Private & Group Tuition

English

English (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
English Literature (Secondary)
ESL (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Essay Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
IELTS (Tertiary)
Reading (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Special Needs (Primary, Secondary)

Language

Italian (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)

Other Subjects

Pronunciation & Accent Reduction, Essay revision, Theses Revision & Editing, Effective learning techniques, Religious Studies, Buddhist Studies
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