About this English IGCSE/O-Level tuition course
The English O-Level lesson will start with a review of a topic before we move on to practice questions. The details of the topics covered will depend on the needs of the students as all content for English syllabus will be covered. We will concentrate on exam practice including data and essay questions, covering all topics and reviewing areas of difficulty. The focus will be on deepening understanding and improving answers to maximise your Matthews in the final exams.
Our primary focus will be on below the content. Your tutor will share the lesson plan at the beginning of the session, and more detail plans each month so that you are well prepared.
O-Level English Language is a great course for learners who want to improve their reading and writing skills. Throughout the course, learners will study a range of texts and they will use their knowledge to write their own. It is an internationally recognised qualification, perfect for future studies and careers.
The course is designed for learners who will sit their examinations in the summer of 2019. It is important to have a good command of spoken and written English to get the most from the course. Being a keen reader is also useful.
• Reading and understanding factual texts.
• Understanding descriptive non-fiction texts.
• Writing to argue and persuade
• Personal writing
• Reading and writing media texts, such as advertisements.
• Reading and writing prose narratives, such as stories.
About Your Classroom
We deliver our sessions through our interactive virtual classroom and students can access the lesson from any internet connected device from anywhere in the world.
The online classroom environment is flexible and allows the students to talk to the tutor (provided they have headsets and microphone) or use the interactive tools such as “Hands up”, Yes/No, the ability to type a question or take part in a poll.
The breakout rooms, whiteboard and attention indicator also provide additional help to tutor to create an interactive learning environment. The tutor can also upload the reading material before or after the session or take an online test.
After the class, you will get the recording of the tuition session you just attended. This will help you in your revision or just in case you missed your lesson for any reason. Our tutors are trained to use the application efficiently and interactively.
Your Tutor for this Course
Your tutor for English course is Matthew Tett who has over 20 years’ experience of teaching in secondary schools in the UK. In addition, he is also senior examiner for a leading examination board. Matthew holds Med, MA in Creative Writing, as well as a PGCE with Qualified Teacher Status (11-18).