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Michael (Tutor in London)

London, London W6
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Member Since: 04/11/2009
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Response Rate: 100%
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Oxford University
2:1  (1977)
M Phil
Oxford University
Theology and Religion
Pass  (1977)
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You can be tutored online for exam success by me, a retired university lecturer, at levels from O-level to degree in humanities including history, ancient history, art history, English literature and language and IELTS Speaking, Writing and Reading.I am an IELTS examiner. My last tutee for Writing started at 6.5 and got 8.0 in the UK test. I hold a valid CRB Certificate. `Michael was really helpful and experienced with my IELTS exam. My writing score improved from 5.5 to 6.5 after 5 lessons only. Highly recommended` Dr Yu, cardiac surgeon from China.

GCSE students I have tutored have been studying CIE Business Studies, AQA History B, International Relations, Edexcel Modern European and World History, and at AS Level the new option Poverty, Public Health and the Growth of Government.

Essay crisis? You can call on me for quick, effective, expert help and discover how to structure, clarify and correct your essays. Help with choosing dissertation topics, writing research proposals and personal statements and polishing dissertations is also available from me. Recently I`ve given online and face-to-face tuition to students from the LSE (economic history), Bristol (ancient history), Manchester (ancient history) and Cambridge (Tudor history).

My British students range from teenagers studying for O-level to mature students studying at the Courtauld Institute and the Open University. My international students include some from Italy, Poland, China, Korea, Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Russia. My current adult students include a surgeon, an architect and a writer.

Also I can assist with doctoral proposals, job applications, UCAS personal statements, etc.

You can book me for face-to-face or online tuition using skype. My online students come from as far afield as China, France, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Books: The American Panorama: A Comprehensive Guide to the Culture of the United States St George and the Dragons: The Making of English Identity (Fonthill Media, 2018).

Availability: Online by skype and email during business hours. My fee is GBP 30 per hour.

Willing to travel: 1 miles

Experience: Experience includes teaching and examining in these subjects at university level.Currently I am Director of Studies for CIE A-Levels and EFL in an international department of a boarding school. I have been an IELTS and CAE examiner. Also I have lectured for Noble Caledonian and P&O.


"I am very grateful for Michael’s tuition. Michael helped improve my written English and assisted me with my applications for training places/jobs, which I was having difficulty with at the time. It has undoubtedly improved my writing and grammar, and has greatly assisted me in making applications. This has certainly enhanced my career prospects." James B.

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We have a total of 7 review(s) for Michael.

Santiago (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Superb tutor - Michael is extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with for RS.

Anastasia (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Michael`s help with my history essays at a university level has been invaluable. He has not only helped me to explore avenues of arguments I had not thought of before but also shown me how to strengthen and consolidate my existing argument making my work more coherent and cohesive.
His extensive and rounded historical knowledge also means he was able to advise me on key historians and further readings that would contribute to my overall understanding of the topic as well as opening me up to different historiographical debates.
He is also very reliable and gives you detailed feedback very quickly. I also found that emailing my work to Michael at different stages also helped me to manage my time more successfully.
Thank you very much Michael!

Jie (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Michael is a very experience teacher and he put in extra efforts to customize the tuition to the student. We are very glad to have been helped by him.

Zainab (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Michael provided me with professional assistance with my dissertation in my final year of university. He provided me with helpful academic sources to benefit my research stage, and proof read and amended my work several times. His assistance helped my to boost my dissertation grade from B to an A. I would strongly recommend him to all those needing help with their dissertations and other academic projects.

Thank You Michael

James (Mr)

5/5 Rating

I am very grateful for Michaelís tuition. Michael helped improve my written English and assisted me with my applications for training places/jobs, which I was having difficulty with at the time. It has undoubtedly improved my writing and grammar, and has greatly assisted me in making applications. This has certainly enhanced my career prospects.

Julia (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Dear Michael,
Just a quick note to thank you again for your help with my essay. The revised version scored 10/10 and got me a `Credit` on my online History of Architecture course.

Sophie (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Many thanks to Polybius for helping me on my IELTS exam. My writing improved from band 6 to band 7.

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