Joseph N.

IGCSE English Language Tutor

Home tutor in Eti Osa, Lagos

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IGCSE English Tutor

I have helped alot of students (17, as at the last count) prepare for both English as first language and English as second language IGCSE exams, and the results have always been tremedously successful. As I always do when I take up a new student, I try to discover what areas they are good in and what areas they need further reinforcement. And over the years, I have discovered that students do find the writing (Summary writing and essay writing) aspects of the exam a bit challenging, as well as the writer's effect questions. 

To address this, I sometimes try to figure out if the student have a problem with the process of writing itself (Planning, writing and editing), or whether they are limited by vocabulary or ideas for writing. The summary writing issue is usually resolved when students can learn to identify the topic sentence as well as the supporting sentences of each paragraph. All these I try to break down and simplify for them as much as possible.

In the end, it always turns out to be quite easy and fun for the learner. 

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I'm a teacher who loves the job passionately. I teach English and indeed have years of professional experience in the field. I graduated from the University of Port Harcourt, with a first class degree in English and literature, and I also have a Master of Arts in English language from the University of Lagos.

In addition to this, I have various international certifications in teaching English. I have the the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test Certifications in modules 1 & 2, and the Cambridge international certificate in teaching and learning.

I have been working with Prepclass for over 4 years now, and have tutored students with different learning needs, from normal English lessons to such exams as IELTS, SAT, GMAT verbal and GRE English. I look forward to working with you to get your child the best education they deserve. 

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  • M.Sc English Language

    Jan 2017 - Jan 2018

    University of Lagos

  • BA English Language

    Jan 2011 - May 2015

    University of Port Harcourt


  • Teacher

    Sep 2017 - Present

    Greensprings School Lekki

    Planned lessons with clear learning objectives Encorporate variety of teaching resources such as ICT, visual, auditory and kinaesthetic aids in delivery of lessons. Formatively assess learners to track their learning progress