James F.

Home tutor in Oshodi-Isolo, Lagos

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Experienced English Language Tutor

I am highly particular about the English Language and as such, I make sure to be very rigorous in my teaching process for the subject.

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Prepclass Tutor Since: May 2016

My name is James, I am a graduate of Geology from Federal University of Technology, Minna.

In my years of teaching, I have discovered that every student is unique in his or her approach to learning. I strongly embrace such individuality, tailoring my own approach and teaching techniques to each student's specific needs, whilst drawing out the full potential of this uniqueness.

My methods are, of course, also informed by a thorough understanding of assessment requirements and criteria both for school entrance examinations and public examinations.

I believe that a positive and confident attitude towards the academic subject being studied can be hugely beneficial in terms of results, and I try to engender this by providing a supportive yet challenging relationship and environment for study.

I use a mixture of humour and rigorous learning, and also aim not just to focus on the exam, but to broaden the student's general cultural outlook.

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  • B.Sc Geology
    Mar 2010 - Apr 2014

    Federal University of Technology, Minna