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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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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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Latin Teaching, Good and Bad

They sa: ‘The gauls - galli - subject - go on Molesworth - oppugnant - what does oppugnant...
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Why study Latin

  Why study Latin?   This subject gives you the opportunity to study the language and...

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  • Harrie Bamford-Lyons Notting Hill, W8 Gold Member

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    Hi! My name is Harrie Lyons and I am 21 years old. I believe actions speak louder than words, so I have offered money back to any student not satisfied with their first lesson. So far I haven't had to give back anything!
  • James Gillam Central Northampton, NN3 Silver Member

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    I love teaching young people and am a school teacher of eighteen years' experience. I am enthusiastic about what I teach and enjoy developing relationships with pupils to enable them to share my passions. My specialism is Common Entrance preparation.
  • J B A Church Stoke Newington, N16

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    credo me posse non solum docere corroborareque latinitatem liberorum uestrorum, sed etiam dare eis (et uobis?) aliquantum amoris huius pulcherrimae opportunissimaeque linguae (uel philosophiae, theologiae, mathematicae uel linguae anglicae...)
  • Dr Kat Hill Brondesbury Park, NW6 Gold Member

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    I am a passionate teacher and working academic with a doctorate from Oxford specialising in history, languages and entrance exams. As someone who has tutored and worked as an academic for 10 years, I have an excellent knowledge of my subjects.
  • Tilly Bartlett Bath, BA2

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    I am a current university student at the University of Bath. Available to tutor for A level Mathematics, English Literature and Latin. Happy to travel. Available for minimum 1 hour sessions.
  • Niovi Waterloo, SE11 Gold Member

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    I am a qualified teacher and a graduate of UCL (Master's degree in Classics) with 4 years' experience preparing students for 13+ Common Entrance, Scholarship and A-Level examinations ( French, Latin, Ancient Greek and History).
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  • Latin Teaching, Good and Bad

    J B A Church GCSE Latin Tutor (North London) Picture They sa: ‘The gauls - galli - subject - go on Molesworth - oppugnant - what does oppugnant mean - they are attacking fossas. Ditches. What did you say Molesworth? Why on earth attack a ditch? Keep your mind on the sentence. The gauls are attacking the ditches. What? I am quite unable to inform...
  • 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

    Rod Freeman 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

    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...