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professional online English Literature tutor Kirsten
2:1 MA Hons English Literature, University of Edinburgh

Fully qualified teacher of English, with over 10 years' experience in the education sector. Tutoring and coaching for Key Stages 3-5 (ages 11-18). Experienced and successful in teaching both A-Level English Literature and Language and GCSE English Literature and Language. Former Sixth Form tutor with UCAS experience.

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1141 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Ella
English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

Qualified, professional tutor with upwards of five years experience. Specialises in English Literature, Oxbridge University entrance and exam study skills. A top five star rated tutor with a warm and generous tutoring style.

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2764 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Alex
Creative Writing and Film Studies , Manchester Metropolitan University

Full-time (Scottish) teacher of English language and literature to international students in High Schools on four continents over the last 14 years. I really enjoy the study of literature and spend my days talking to people about it and encouraging their ideas. I have experience of a wide range of High School courses and have had great success in helping students attain top exam scores while also developing a love of the English language. Currently available weekdays and (most) weekends.

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1458 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Michael
English, Oxford University

Experienced and fully qualified school teacher and university lecturer, teaching in schools and universities for over 10 years. A Level examiner for Pearson/Edexcel.

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805 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Brian
English Literature, Queen Mary College, University of London

Experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated English tutor who works with students aged 16 and above to help them achieve their goals. I love books and reading as well as a theatre.

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580 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Ben
2-1 BA English Literature, Sheffield

Highly experienced teacher in the UK independent and international school sectors, including roles as Head of Department and Deputy Head of Department. Over a decade's worth of experience of teaching virtually all exam boards, including those for GCSE, IGCSE, A-levels and the IB.

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332 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Christopher
English Literature and Media BA Joint Hons, PGCE Secondary English, Masters in Educational Leadership, Nottingham Trent University, University of Hull, University of Exeter

My name is Kit, I am an experienced Secondary and A Level teacher and tutor. I am passionate about reading and writing and understand how to make both short and long term progress with my students whether it is preparing for upcoming exams or developing understanding of the subject even further.

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558 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Dr Steve
Doctorate, University College London: Institute of Education; Postgraduate in Philosophy: Birkbeck College, University of London; MA in Design: UAL Central Saint Martins;

I have 26 years of experience in tutoring and supporting learners to achieve their goals. I have a strong knowledge of excellent academic practice, developing your understanding of the arguments, and sharpening your subject comprehension, critical thinking, and essay writing skills for examination and assessment. I convert complicated theories and paradigms into straightforward ideas, with practical worth, and impart useful advice to my clients.

I tutor KS3, GCSE/IGCSE, A-Level/IAL-Level, AP, CAIE/CIE, EPQ, IB, IPQ, PRE-U, and SQA Learners, Undergraduate, Postgraduate/Doctoral Students, Oxbridge Entrance/UCAS Personal Statement Applicants, and US Common App/Ivy Applicants, College Essay Students, and Professional Clients.

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7784 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor John
Postgraduate PGCE in Secondary Education with Qualified Teacher Status in English and History, Edge Hill University

2.1 Fully qualified and experienced English Language and Literature Teacher for GCSE, AS and A Level exams for over 120 students online and face-to-face.

Teaching style focused on your individual specifications and tailored for your individual preferences.

My aim is to help you enjoy learning and progress from the very first lesson!

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professional online English Literature tutor Charlotte
Law, Cambridge University

Friendly, fun and experienced English tutor covering all age groups and all areas of English support. Cambridge Law graduate who has worked both in the City and internationally with Magic Circle law firms and is delighted to support students with an individual approach tailored to their their specific needs.

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554 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Megan
BA (Hons) English Literature, Edge Hill University

I am an experienced and fully qualified English teacher and have taught English across many ages and curriculums for the past 5 years. I am extremely passionate about helping others find their passion for both learning and English. I have great availability and I am willing to be flexible to support the needs of my students.

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241 hours taught
professional online English Literature tutor Kelly-Anne
English , University of Bristol

I am a university lecturer and qualified English school teacher. I teach English literature, language, essay writing, creative writing, and academic writing. I have experience teaching GSCE, A levels and IB English. I also tutor writing skills to undergraduate and postgraduate university students from various faculties. Finally, I am a professional language editor, so whatever your goals are when it comes to writing in English, I can help you attain them.

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224 hours taught

Recent English Literature Tutor Class Reviews

Michael - Joseph- English Literature - A Level
23rd February 2024
Brilliant lesson on Morphology!
Alex - Angela- English Literature - A Level
21st February 2024
Great Lesson - thank you!
Eve - Simone- English Literature - GCSE
20th February 2024
Thank you Eve! We are progressing in the right direction. After 3 sessions we are already seeing a difference in homework grades 🤩
Stefanie - Angela- English Literature - A Level
16th February 2024
So helpful and kind!!!
Charlotte - MARGARITA- English Literature - IGCSE
14th February 2024
Very helpful!!
Charlotte - MARGARITA- English Literature - IGCSE
3rd February 2024
Very informative and useful session to improve English Literature essays. Many thanks, Charlotte!
Stefanie - Angela- English Literature - A Level
2nd February 2024
Such a great help - thank you!
Eve - Simone- English Literature - GCSE
30th January 2024
Excellent introductory session. Very friendly and informative.
Daisy - Samantha- English Literature - A Level
28th January 2024
This was a fantastic lesson, it really helped me focus on my areas of weakness and how to improve upon them in order to maximise my grade. I have left todays lesson with valuable insight and would rate 10 starts out of 5 if I could.
Stefanie - Angela- English Literature - A Level
26th January 2024
Stefanie is very helpful and a great tutor.

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English Literature Tutoring FAQs

Why Should You Study English Literature with Experienced Literature Tutors?

Studying English Literature teaches not only self-expression and interpretation but also innovative approaches. Every book you delve into enriches your comprehension of various narratives. Since diving into the realm of English lit, your horizons will broaden, providing you with perspectives from multiple cultures and stories. English literature involves the exploration of classic and contemporary literary works. Reading classic and modern works can help students develop better writing skills, which will be beneficial not only for literature essays but also in other subjects. It equips students with critical skills like analysis, reading, and writing, all indispensable for academic and professional careers. This subject isn’t merely about reading; it’s about grasping the depth of the English language and its nuances. English is a versatile subject that encompasses various aspects of language and literature an English lit tutor can play a crucial role in guiding students through the nuances of literary studies. English is a versatile subject that encompasses various aspects of language and literature an English lit tutor can play a crucial role in guiding students through the nuances of literary studies.

Our experienced tutors, many of whom have been in the field for years, evaluate your current level and formulate a personalised syllabus for you. Each lesson, delivered by our tutors, targets areas requiring improvement while also challenging students in their comfort zones. Their teaching approach assures a profound understanding of the subject matter. Our graduate tutors are proficient in offering advanced-level English guidance. Often, they employ multiple texts to diversify the educational experience, thus offering students an array of literature views.

How Does Spires’ Online English tutoring Work?

English literature tuition aims to enhance students’ understanding of literary analysis and interpretation.
Understanding the value of GCSE English and its impact on a student’s academic journey is paramount. This course, often taught by experienced English literature tutors, forms the cornerstone of a student’s understanding of literature and language. The curriculum, particularly when it follows the Edexcel exam board, is designed to challenge students to develop critical reading, analytical writing, and comprehensive understanding of various texts.

For many students, the journey begins with selecting the right tutor. Viewing a tutor’s profile, which often includes their teaching methodology, qualifications, and reviews from past students, is a crucial step. These profiles offer insights into the tutor’s ability to deliver effective lessons in GCSE English and provide a sense of assurance regarding their teaching capabilities.

Find a professional tutor in four steps:

1. Use the Find Tutors feature to outline your needs.
2. Choose your ideal tutor from our vast selection.
3. Have your online 1-1 class , facilitated by our english tutors .
4. Replay the class at your convenience.

It’s that easy!

Is Proximity a Key Factor in Choosing Local Literature Tutors for Face-to-Face Lessons?

No! Thanks to our online platform, you can take lessons in English literature from anywhere. Simply select your preferred English literature tutor and schedule an hour-long lesson. The level of English instruction provided can help elevate your grades irrespective of your location. English literature tutors provide personalized guidance to help students excel in their studies.

Who Will Be My Qualified Literature Tutors at Spires?

You can choose from a plethora of experienced tutors. Browse their profiles, check reviews, qualifications, and converse to find your fit. Chat over Zoom and then fix your lessons accordingly. English literature tutoring sessions focus on analyzing literary texts and developing critical thinking skills. Our verified tutors are professionals with high grades in their credentials. Get the reading and writing help you need at your convenience. If you are focusing on CIE GCSE English, we have tutors who are experienced in that specific curriculum.

How Much Do Private Literature Tuition Cost per Hour?

Investing in our tuition can help significantly improve your grades.

Tuition is priced according to level:

  1. School: For Primary school, Secondary and Higher Education, prices start at ÂŁ25/hr
  2. University: For Undergraduate and Postgraduate tutoring, prices start at ÂŁ35/hr
  3. Professional: For Chartered Qualifications and Admissions Test tutoring, prices start at ÂŁ45/hr.

The average private tutor price ranges would be based on the tutors’ experience and expertise and the level of the student.

After identifying your English lit tutor, send them any queries you have. They should reply within 24 hours. In case of scheduling conflicts, we recommend other fitting tutors for you. Once you’ve used the Find Tutors feature to find your perfect tutor, you can view profile to ensure they meet your requirements, and then contact them within 24 hours with an answer and availability. If a tutor isn’t able to fit you into their schedule, we will recommend other tutors that fit your specifications. After a tutor replies, you can then schedule a Zoom meeting, and if you are satisfied, you can go ahead and schedule your first lesson!

How Much Is a Private English Literature Tutor per Hour in London?

The average London private tutor price is £40/$53/€45 per hour, depending on a teacher’s experience and level of students. This is higher than other areas in the UK due to the higher living costs in London.

Do Spires’ Professional GCSE Tutors Provide Tailored Literature Tuition?

Certainly! We offer a vast array of professionals skilled in CIE GCSE level English tutoring, covering all major awarding bodies. Our English literature tutors, with their expertise, assist students in exploring different genres and periods of literature.

Tutors who teach GCSE English often emphasize the importance of exam preparation. They use past papers from Edexcel to familiarize students with the exam format, types of questions, and time management strategies. This exposure is invaluable as it allows students to experience exam-like conditions and assess their own readiness. The tutoring sessions are designed to improve language skills, grammar, and overall comprehension.

The importance of a well-rounded education is also recognized. Many literature tutors encourage their students to engage in subjects beyond English. For instance, lessons in maths can help develop analytical skills that complement essay writing in English. This interdisciplinary approach enriches the learning experience and prepares students for a variety of academic challenges.

Do You Provide Literature Tuition by Professional GCSE Tutors?

Yes, we do! We have a huge selection of experienced tutors with primary and secondary school teaching experience. All you need to do is pick your ideal tutor, send them a message, and arrange your first Zoom meeting. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson. English tutors play a crucial role in fostering a love for literature and language among students. Literature is a rich field that encompasses a wide range of genres, themes, and artistic expressions.

Another aspect of the tutoring process is the year-long commitment. Tutors often work with students throughout the academic year, guiding them through the curriculum, helping them complete their coursework, and preparing them for their final exams. Literature tutors provide valuable insights into the analysis and interpretation of literary works as the tutoring sessions focus on honing students’ skills in critical analysis and literary appreciation. This continuous support is crucial for building confidence and ensuring consistent academic progress.

How Do Spires’ Tutors Incorporate IGCSE Literature Past Papers in Their Teaching?

Yes, they do! All our tutors prepare a bespoke syllabus tailored to the needs of the student. Whether you’re in Edexcel or CIE GCSE, by using past papers will allow you to perfect your exam technique and ensure that you give yourself a better chance of performing well when taking the exam.

Our teachers can help you regardless of the coursebook your school is using. They will also provide you with any extra materials such as literature essay handouts or poetry analysis you may need to focus on your weaker areas. Our tutors can provide help with the specific reading materials and writing exercises found in your coursebooks.

How Can Spires’ English Literature Tutoring Enhance University Admissions Preparation?

Spires’ English Literature tutors play a crucial role in preparing students for university admissions. With their in-depth knowledge and experience, they provide tailored guidance on essay writing, critical analysis, and literature review skills essential for university-level studies. These tutors, many of whom have firsthand experience with admissions processes, offer invaluable insights into crafting compelling personal statements and preparing for admissions interviews, significantly enhancing a student’s chances of success.

What Makes Spires’ Approach to GCSE English Literature Tutoring Unique?

GCSE English Literature involves the study of literary works to prepare students for higher education. Spires distinguishes itself in GCSE English Literature tuition through its personalized and flexible approach. Tutors at Spires are carefully selected for their expertise in English literature and their ability to adapt lessons to individual learning styles. They utilize a variety of resources, including past papers from exam boards like Edexcel, to ensure comprehensive coverage of the syllabus. The emphasis on interactive learning, coupled with regular feedback and progress assessments, ensures that students are well-prepared and confident for their GCSE examinations. IGCSE programs provide a comprehensive study of English literature and language.
The journey through GCSE English, under the guidance of skilled literature tutors, is not just about passing an exam. It’s about developing a lifelong appreciation for literature, honing critical thinking skills, and building a strong foundation for future academic and professional pursuits. With the support of tutors, students learn to analyze, interpret, and appreciate literature in a way that enriches their understanding of the world around them.

Do Your Tutors Make Use of A-level Literature Past Papers?

Yes, they do! After you find your perfect A-level tutor, you can communicate with them before scheduling a lesson. A-level students benefit from the guidance of experienced tutors to navigate the complexities of their studies. Experience in tutoring is invaluable for providing personalized support to undergraduate students.
This is the perfect time to inform your tutor that you’d like to go over past literature papers. Your teacher will then ensure he or she teaches a tailored syllabus based on your specific needs and provide any extra materials, such as past literature exam papers.

Can I Book an A-Level Literature Tutor?

Yes, you can! We have a huge selection of professional tutors with A-level teaching experience as well as other further education courses such as BTECs and HNDs. In-depth help is provided for A-level English, including reading past papers and writing practice essays. All you need to do is pick your preferred educator, send them a message, and arrange your first Zoom meeting. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson.

Booking a tutor is a simple process. With just a few clicks, parents or students can book their preferred tutor based on their profile, reviews, and availability. This ease of access has made private tuition a popular choice for many seeking to improve their performance in GCSE English.

As students complete their lessons and move closer to their exams, tutors often send messages of encouragement and last-minute tips. This personalized attention boosts students’ morale and helps alleviate any exam-related stress.

Can I Arrange Literature Revision Help for Year-End Exams?

Yes, you can! Our extensive database of online English Literature tutoring professionals offers a wide range of specialisations and expertise. You can get the reading and writing help you need for effective revision. Just use the filter to search for English Literature tutors for your level and browse through available candidates. Online tutoring provides a flexible and accessible platform for students seeking academic support. English language programs focus on developing language skills, including writing, reading, and communication.
You can read their description and reviews as well as communicate with them about your needs before you schedule a lesson.

Can I Get English Literature Dissertation Help at University Level?

Yes, you can get the help you need on your literature dissertation, including guidance on in-depth reading and academic writing. Just communicate with your tutor before telling them your specific needs.

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