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Pedagogue or Tutor?

One of my Latin students was intrigued to discover the word "tutus" the other day, in a text I...
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Ablatively Absolutely Scandalous

Ablatively Absolutely Scandalous by Joe Hytner | 16:57 GMT, Sun 01 November 2009   Hopes of...
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What's the Problem with GCSE Latin?

Over the last few years, I have tutored several students in GCSE Latin - in fact I have had more...
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Grammar's No Enemy

Modern Classics teaching tends to shy away from grammar, which supposedly detracts from...

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    The most important thing is for us to work together. I will always put in a lot of time to preparing your lessons and materials. As long as you are focussed on success too, there is no reason we can't achieve that.
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    Welcome! A freelance tutor and singer, I give "Personal tuition in the right key". I can help you get the highest grades in exams, and study in the "key" that best suits you. Like the right song choices, I often inspire my students to succeed.
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    I'm passionate about teaching and languages. I have learnt many myself at school (Italian, Spanish, German, Latin and English), so I know what it's like to be the learner. I'm patient, friendly and approachable & think that no question is stupid.
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    Nicholas Rawson Language Teaching offers home tuition in French Spanish, Latin, Portuguese and Norwegian at various levels from Beginner right through to GCSE, A level and International Baccalaureate.
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    I believe that pupils truly excel when they are empowered to take control of their own learning.
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    I am an experienced and friendly tutor based in Chiswick/Hammersmith, central London, and I have several spaces available in my schedule for September 2016 for students in Latin, History, or Music. I would love to hear from you!
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  • What's the Problem with GCSE Latin?

    Mary-Jannet Leith GCSE Latin Tutor (West London) Picture Over the last few years, I have tutored several students in GCSE Latin - in fact I have had more demand for this subject at this level than any other! I think that in some cases, the reason has been simple: the student has been encouraged to take Latin for GCSE against their own wishes. If a...
  • Why study Latin

    GCSE Latin Tutor (Reading) Picture   Why study Latin?   This subject gives you the opportunity to study the language and literature of ancient Rome, reading the works of authors such as Virgil, Ovid and Horace. You will experience at first hand elements of the culture, language and social and political life of the Roman...
  • How to make your language learning successful

    GCSE Latin Tutor (South West London) Picture In Latin teaching for children there is inevitably initially much learning of grammar at the expense of a more aesthetic appreciation of the language as a living social phenomenon. Latin grammar is a fascinating topic which students can find interesting and rewarding. However this must be...

 

  • How to learn your Vocabulary list for GCSE Latin

    Rachel Carter GCSE Latin Tutor (Stevenage) Picture Finding it tough to learn all the 450 Latin words required for GCSE? (and that’s not including the numbers, compound verbs and adverb forms  etc). Take heart – there are a number of strategies which can help. Strategy no. 1    - know what you have to do. -          Print out the...
  • Pedagogue or Tutor? Editor's Pick

    David Pope GCSE Latin Tutor (Oxford) Picture One of my Latin students was intrigued to discover the word "tutus" the other day, in a text I had asked him to translate. He was even more pleased when I told him it meant (he was) "safe or secure." We proceeded to have a discussion about the role of the modern Tutor, and I came away agreeing...
  • Grammar's No Enemy

    Joe Hytner GCSE Latin Tutor (North West London) Picture Modern Classics teaching tends to shy away from grammar, which supposedly detracts from students' enjoyment of the subject. Why? When Classics was abolished as an Oxbridge entrance requirement in 1960, there was a backlash against traditional teaching methods, which were seen as dry and...