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By RichardNewman

Tutoring By Richard Newman

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• BSc, MSc

• Postgrad Scholarship

• Teacher Training

• References

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YOU are my number ONE Priority!

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Whether it’s for: support, second opinion,tips...


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Support for YOU Via text, phone, e-mail and Skype

What does this entail? My experience / expertise and guidance(lecturing).

As well as proof reading, preparation andadvice about organisation; I also offer revisiontechniques.


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Touching upon what I’ve already said:

*Mind mapping*

*Journey method*


Revision Techniques

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Revision Techniques Continued...

*Speed reading*

*Visual imaging*

*Amongst others...*

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ResourcesMaking themost of what is available...

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• The work you have done so far

• Ideas??? Inspiration...Likes / dislikesStrengths / weaknesses

• YOUR ATTENTION. Keeping the tutee central, because it will NOT work without YOU!

• Effort


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Tailoring your personal interests to key areas,therefore keeping you focused, engrossed andultimately better informed. Hence - better gradesoverall!

Resulting in:

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• Where you are up to each week

• Making notes of what you’ve done

• Coming back to any specific areas that may need further attention

Log Keeping

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Aiding you and even setting tasks, e.g. reading orwriting a short piece of work. At your request of course

School work is priority...and I know you already have a lot on


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Sessions Deconstructed (rough guide)

• 20 minutes presentation

• Few minutes going over anything (25 minutes) and exercises, e.g. writing...

• Last few minutes – any questions?(15 minutes)

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The Five Es• Enthusiasm

• Expertise

• Empathy

• Empowerment

• Enterprise symbiotic

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...and maximising your potential!!!


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George Orwell’sWriting Tips

• "Probably it is better to put off using words as long as possible and get one's meanings as clear as one can through pictures or sensations." Meaning = plan before you write!

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G. Orwell Continued...• Orwell's English Language Rules:

• "i. Never use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.

• ii. Never use a long word where a short one will do.

• iii. If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out...

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• iv. Never use the passive when you can use the active.

• v. Never use a foreign phrase, a scientific word or a jargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent."

(However, in an exam showing offisn't always a bad thing)


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• One or two students are easier to maintain

• I’m affordable

• I’ve been through the process myself (invaluable)

• Well spoken, qualified, dedicated and resourceful...(channels of communication...

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• I am approachable (there are no daft questions here)

• I probably have more time than your teacher (even if they do know best)

• My sole focus is YOU

• Complimenting your teacher’s guidance

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Any Questions?

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References• Cotterill, P. et al. (2010) GCSE english: the revision guide. Newcastle:

Coordination Group Publications Ltd.• Orwell, G. (1946) Politics and the english language. Kindle edition. Accessed 6

February 2015. • Taylor, M. (2014) Mind maps 3.0. Kindle edition. Accessed 6 February 2015. • Forsyth, M. (2014) The eytmologicon. Kindle edition. Accessed 8 February 2015. • Horton-Eddison, M. (2012) First class essays. Kindle edition. Accessed 7 February

2015. • Karia, A. (2013) How to design a ted worthy presentations. Kindle edition.

Accessed 6 February 2015. • Morgan, J., and Morgan, L. (2013) Genius intelligence. Kindle edition. Accessed 6

February 2015. • O’Brien, D. (2007) How to pass exams. Kindle edition. Accessed 8 February 2015.