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Ms Sarah Wilkinson

 Brisbane - Moorooka

Personalised Tuition in English: Reading, Writing + ESL

Brisbane tutor in Creative Writing, EAL, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, Reading

(8 student reviews)

I teach English to school-age students (preschool to tertiary) and adults. My teaching qualifications and experience include: grammar, reading comprehension, writing composition, early reading (phonemic), spelling, English literature, and EAL/D (ESL) skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking).

Teaching hours: Tuesday to Saturday, before and after school, during the day. School holidays by special arrangement.
Location: At my home where I have resources that facilitate learning and allow for flexible, personalised teaching. Zoom is also available.

Please contact me by phone or email to discuss lessons.

Each student is unique. I work to identify individual learning styles, assess strengthens and weaknesses, and develop a responsive plan. By applying scientific, evidence-based practices, and plenty of encouragement and feedback, I help students to develop the skills and confidence necessary to communicate in English wherever their interests take them throughout their lives: at school, university, in the workplace, and in our communities.

I use language-rich texts and work with each student to instill a joy of daily reading and writing, speaking, and listening.

I am an excellent, well-qualified teacher in both written and spoken English. My experience extends to teaching and talking with people whose first language is not English. This includes people from Japan, China, Taiwan, France, Germany, Spain, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Chile, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Israel, Egypt - from all over the world!

My interests include: reading, writing, literature, history, Latin dancing, walking, and ballet.

I enjoy being able to actively support anyone who seeks to learn at any stage in life.



8 years home educator for primary and secondary students
20 years teaching small groups
Over 30 years one-on-one coaching in phonemic awareness
Over 40 years extensive international travel and experience with diverse cultures and languages


- Bachelor of Arts: Double Major in English Literature and History, plus additional courses including: Indigenous Studies, Linguistics, Communication, and Television Studies
- CELTA: Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Cambridge University
- Sounds-Write. Certificate
- LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling. Certificate of Mastery []
- Home educator for 8 years and practiced in various approaches to learning, including: The Well-Trained Mind, Charlotte Mason, Saxon Math, Robinson Self-teaching Curriculum []


One-on-one private lessons: $80 per hour
Lessons are at my home
Zoom is available

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in Queensland until 25-Jul-2026 (details available on request)




Joined Tutor Finder on 19-May-2017 (updated profile on 07-Jul-2024)
Tutoring Location
  • Online Tutoring
  • Phone Help
  • Tutor's Place in Moorooka
  • Private Tuition


Creative Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
EAL (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
English (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
English Literature (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
ESL (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)
Reading (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)

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Essay Writing (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)

"very warm and pleasant teacher. well organised with work bother and post lesson.engages the student very nicely. would strongly recommend ."

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