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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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Why study Latin

  Why study Latin?   This subject gives you the opportunity to study the language and...
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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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  • Monica Matthews Central Cambridge, CB4

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  • 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...)
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    I have an organic approach to teaching, depending on the subject and the student. While it is important to guide a student and help them to perform to the best of their ability it is just as essential to pay close attention to the student's needs.
  • Rachel Friend Golders Green, NW11 Gold Member

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    If you find a subject hard in school you can benefit from private tuition. My approach is to tailor lessons to your needs and interests, and to help you understand the topic and learn to love it.
  • Reg Williams Coulsdon, CR5 Silver Member

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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.
  • David Pope Abingdon, OX14 Gold Member

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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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  • 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

    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...