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Dr Janet Lewison - University English Tutor in Bolton

Dr Janet Lewison University English Tutor (Bolton)

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  • Professional Qualification First Class Hons, MA,PhD
  • Professional Qualification PGCE
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check DBS enhanced Certificate December 2013
  • Professional Membership GIR Facilitator, NLP Master Practitioner
  • References References are available upon request


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Personal Message
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.
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 website now has 'Tusi Notes' available for students to enhance their thinking about examination texts. These will shortly 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 have written for Carol Ann Duffy's website 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. I am currently writing a novel called The Amber Collector. I am a member of Phoenix Writers in Horwich.
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?
From Septemebr 2016, my fees will be £30 session for all levels.
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?
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
I have conducted tuition via email and telephone.
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 undergraduate I teach online and am currently developing new strategies for encouraging Creative Writing and thinking as well as textual analysis. My site contains many resources for students including videos! 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' success. EVERYONE can benefit from one-to-one tuition. I am also a published writer and I am currently undertaking a writing course with Curtis Brown, the literary agency. I believe in the power of self-expression to transform lives.