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Sydney tutor in Creative Writing, English, Essay Writing, Geography, History, Maths, Politics, Reading, Society and Culture
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I have over 30 yearsï¿½ Australian and international experience as an English teacher and have taught Australian, US and UK curriculum.
I have worked exclusively in Australia for the past decade as a tutor teaching both the the NSW primary and Senior syllabus.
I have successfully prepared students for NAPLAN, OC, SELECTIVE and HSC (Advanced, Standard and ESL exams.)
My expertise also covers World History (Ancient & Modern) and Geography.
I also help adult students research, draft and edit assignments on a variety of subjects.
Using structured, user friendly strategies I specialise in teaching adults and students English grammar, pronunciation, spelling, writing and comprehension and math for primary grades.
As a published writer and poet within Australia and abroad, my specialty is teaching writing of both literary and factual categories, literature appreciation and analysis of both texts and poetry.
I also have extensive experience in editing assignments, reports and other publications.
My career covers 30 years as a teacher, coordinator, vice-principal, a published journalist, poet and writer of short stories and novels. I have also authored a text book entitled, ï¿½Middle East, A Culture and Civilization Unsurpassed. My qualifications include a Mastersï¿½ Degree in Education, Cambridge Certificate IV in TESOL and CELTA and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
In addition, I have taught English Conversation, Business English, and Grammar to adults. I have consistently had great results with local and foreign students ranging from the Middle East to East Asia.
Using a combination of modern techniques, I help students to quickly understand basic strategies essential for conquering problem solving skills in comprehension, writing, reading, spelling, vocabulary building and speaking English articulately.
I carefully analyse the learning style, level of instruction needed and the areas which need special focus of each student. I have great empathy and patience with a studentï¿½s speed and level of progress. Above all I possess the ability to instill confidence in my students by teaching them analytical skills which gives them the courage to handle any material given to them independently.
20 yearsÃ¯Â¿Â½ local and international experience as an English teacher.
Taught Australian, US and UK curriculums.
Have successfully prepared students for NAPLAN, OC, SELECTIVE and HSC -
ESL/Standard English syllabus
Career covers 24 years as a teacher, coordinator, vice-principal
Published journalist, poet and writer of short stories and novels
Authored a text book entitled, Ã¯Â¿Â½Middle East, A Culture and Civilization Unsurpassed
Taught English Conversation, Business English, and Grammar to adults and students
ranging from the Middle East to East Asia
Masters in Education
Certificate IV in CELTA/TESOL
Diploma in Management
Certificate IV Training and Assessment
All support material, detailed hand outs and extra worksheets provided free of
Classes at tutor's home - $50/- per hour for primary grades
$ 60/- for Grades 7 - 10
$ 75/- for Grades 11 - 12
(Discounts available for students from one family unit)
Assessments - $60/- (Only if parents wish to ascertain current level of
student's knowledge of subject matter.) Highly
recommended as it will result in a more tailored study
package to suit individual student needs.
Assessment will be marked and graded; results will be
discussed with parents and recommendations on a suitable
approach to finding a solution will be made.
Tertiary Studies Prepayment of $ 30/- will have to be made to read and
assess assignment criteria. usual rate of $60/- per hour will
be charged thereafter for face to face consultation
drafting & editing.
Special Offer - Families with siblings - $10/- off for 2nd sibling
Joined Tutor Finder on 04-Feb-2014 (updated profile on 04-Jun-2019)