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Dr Janet Lewison University English Tutor (Bolton)

Dr Janet Lewison Gold Member

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I love tutoring English and know that English empowers us all with the words to express far more fully who we are! English Tuition increases confidence and articulacy.
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I have conucted tuition via email and telephone.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I tutor English and Literature as well as offering Expert Feedback on essays, dissertations, UCAS forms and Creative Writing Projects. My web site now has 'Tusi Notes' available for students to enhance their thinking about examination texts. These will shortyy be offered on Amazon Kindle too. I prepare students for examinations up to PhD levels. I am also a qualified NLP Master Practitioner and have found NLP very useful in enhancing students' confidence and creative thinking. I am a facilitator with Liverpool University's Nationally influential Get into Reading (GIR) Scheme. I carry out tutoring via email/telephone too and this is very helpful for students preparing essays and projects. I write for Carol Ann Duffy's web site Sheer Poetry and am particularly fond of teaching Shakespeare, Victorian literature, Contemporary Fiction, Creative Writing, the Short Story and Toni Morrison. I have just published two new introductions for the Worth Press' editions of Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol and my current project 'Reading Adventures: Rebuilding the Ruin'd Chapel' should be available for students to buy/read off my web site in 2011. .
Tell me about your qualifications.
I hold First Class Hons. English/Russian Studies (with prize), an MA in Victorian Literature and a PHd on Katherine Mansfield and the Short Story, all from Liverpool University. I also hold a PGCE from Manchester, QTS and CRB. I am also a qualified NLP Master Practitioner after training with Peter McNab and excellenceforall. I also trained as a GIR Facilitator with Jane Davis' Prize Winning Get Into Reading Scheme.
What kind of experience do you have?
I have over 20 years experience teaching and lecturing. I worked initially at Bolton School, then Liverpool John Moore's University and then Bolton University before setting up my own Expert English Tuition Business. UCAS Statements are a speciality!
How much do you charge?
I charge £25 up to GCE A levels and then £30 for undergraduate/postgraduate students.
Where do you teach?
I teach at home exclusively in Bolton near M61 and run courses for groups locally as well as working occasionally at Bolton University.
When are you available?
As my website suggests, I work during the weekdays both in the daytime and evenings and also on Saturdays.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I tutor from entrance examination level to postgraduate levels. This is a significant range!!
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
GCSE, A Levels, Degree, Postgraduate Degree
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Where and with whom did you train?
I am an NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner having trained with the NLP Master Trainer Peter McNab.
Tell me about some of your current students.
I am teaching a range of students from Key Stage 3 to PhD levels. I teach online and am currently developing new strategies for encouraging Creative Writing and thinking as well as textual analysis. I promote enthusiasm and First Class thinking.I am also now working with Moira Eribenne, a published Poet as well as an Asperger's Co0ordinator and Practitioner in order to offer support and advice to families and individuals with Asperger's and high functioning Autism. Details are on my site. I use NLP techniques to enhance confidence, intellectual curiosity and motivation.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Creativity comes from self belief. I believe firmly in the value of self-confidence and enthusiasm for promoting students' , with a new blog on Caroself-belief and academic success. EVERYONE can benefit from one-to-one tuition. I am also a published writer and am currently working on several writing projects. I believe in the power of se;f expression to transform lives.