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Mr. Elias W.

Bachelor in English and Italian · specializes in Languages, History · 22-30 years old male

"I'll begin with my qualifications and background. I'm originally from the East Coast, but I studied in the UK at the University of Cambridge, where I graduated in 2015. My studies there ranged across history (World, US, European), languages (French and Italian) and literature. I graduated in the top 2.5% of my class, and I won the Cambridge Quarterly Prize for best dissertation. I am qualified more...

"I'll begin with my qualifications and background. I'm originally from the East Coast, but I studied in the UK at the University of Cambridge, where I graduated in 2015. My studies there ranged across history (World, US, European), languages (French and Italian) and literature. I graduated in the top 2.5% of my class, and I won the Cambridge Quarterly Prize for best dissertation. I am qualified to help students prepare for the SAT (both reading and math), and also to explore the humanities at ANY level. I've taught students from the ages of 10 to 22, always in a one-on-one format. I began tutoring in high school, helping other students who were struggling, and I've since worked as an au pair for a young boy and as an aid to other university students. I can therefore say confidently that I feel comfortable engaging with a student of any age. My philosophy is that no matter who the student is, the most important skill for a tutor is listening. In order to be attentive to the needs of the individual student, a tutor must listen first, then teach. I know my best teachers have always been excellent listeners! No matter what the level of the student, I believe it is my job to connect to their interests. If a student is self-driven and looking to expand their abilities, then I will find out the directions that interest them in particular. If a student is having difficulty engaging with the subject at all, then I always find some way to connect it to their passions, whether it be sports, science, or anything else. All my friends and acquaintances would describe me a friendly, warm, and caring person, and I bring this to every student I teach. I never do less than my best with students, no matter their level, because anything less than my best simply isn't good enough! In my spare time I'm a huge lover of music, movies, hiking, and dangerously spicy foods." less...

Details

fee: $40 (for 60 min), negotiable
years of tutoring: 1-3
students tutored: 10-50
travel distance: 15 miles
tutoring method: in-person and online
member for: 11 months
rating: Green Apple

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email: on file
phone: on file

Education and Qualifications

school: University of Cambridge
certified: Elias Wynshaw is a certified tutor

University of Cambridge, UK B.A. English Literature, Double First Class Honors with Distinction (4.0 equivalent) Part I (first two years): First class with distinction, ranked 3rd in year - Achieved highest mark in year in European Languages and Literature (specializing in Italian) Part II (final year of three): First class, ranked 6th in year - Winner of Cambridge Quarterly Prize for Best Dissertation - Achieved highest mark in year in Visual Culture Roy C. Ketcham Senior High School, Wappingers Falls, NY Advanced Placement Biology (5), Calculus AB (5), World History (5), US History (5), English Language (5), English Literature (5), French Language and Culture (5), Italian Language and Culture (5) SAT: 800 Verbal, 800 Writing, 720 Math; 800 Italian, 790 French, 770 Literature

Los Angeles, CA 90029
full address is on file

Subjects Tutored

Elementary & Junior High School
Elementary MathElementary Reading
Elementary ScienceEnglish Language Arts
GrammarReading
General Ed
EnglishHistory
SpellingVocabulary
Writing
Languages
FrenchItalian
Latin
College
American HistoryArt History
EssayEssay Writing
European HistoryFilm
History (European)History (World)
LiteraturePhilosophy
PhotographyTerm Paper
World HistoryWriting Composition
Test Prep
SAT ReadingSAT Writing