EducationEducated at Oxford University and in Switzerland and Australia. Melbourne University Master of Teaching.
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD:
BA degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, class 2:1
Awarded Joseph and Nancy Burton Prize for best essay on a PPE topic
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE:
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Learning Areas: Humanities and Humanities Additional
Thesis on ‘The International Baccalaureate in its Fifth Decade: Cosmopolitan Ideals, Neoliberal Reality’ (H1)
University of Cambridge Level 4 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)
ST ANDREWS UNIVERSITY:
Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy
ZURICH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL:
International Baccalaureate Diploma, 41 points (maximum 45)
AP European History, grade 5 (maximum 5)
ZIS Foundation and Community Awards
Over seven years exam preparation experience with a particular focus on IB/VCE English, IELTS and GAMSAT. Oxford-educated. Extensive experience as a tutor for all ages, particularly for students whose first language is not English. SAT 800 (Writing), 800 (Reading), 780 (Mathematics). IB Diploma (41 points), IELTS (Academic) Band 9.
WHAT I TEACH:
IB English (HL and SL), IB Economics (HL and SL), IB Extended Essay, IB Geography (HL and SL), IB Global Politics (HL and SL), IB History (HL and SL), IB Language A (HL and SL), IB Philosophy (HL and SL), IB Theory of Knowledge (ToK)
VCE English, VCE Global Politics, VCE Philosophy
ACT (especially English, Reading, Science and Writing), AP European History, LSAT, MCAT Verbal Reasoning, SAT (especially Writing and Critical Reading), TOEFL
Undergraduate Philosophy (especially University of Melbourne courses), Political Science, World Literature, Writing
I have considerable experience of tutoring IB and VCE English. In particular I have taught the following set texts:
All About Eve
12 Angry Men
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
A Streetcar Named Desire
Death of a Salesman
Paradise of the Blind
Seamus Heaney poems
I specialise in IELTS and GAMSAT tutoring. See www.frasersgamsat.com.au for more information on this or get in touch via UniversityTutor.
WHERE I TEACH:
I am available to teach at either South Yarra Library, the State Library, or a CBD location of your choice.
HobbiesI previously worked in China for 5 years and can speak some Mandarin. I was born in the UK and have also lived in Switzerland. I enjoy listening to classical music, walking and reading. I am also very interested in contemporary global affairs; Chinese foreign policy; British, Australian and American politics; and the future of humanity in general.
Ethics, IB History SL, GRE Verbal Reasoning, GRE Verbal, GRE, MCAT Social and Behavioral Sciences, MCAT, AP European History, SAT Writing, IB Economics SL, IB Geography SL, Writing, Expository Writing, ACT Writing, Political Science, IB History HL, IB Geography HL, IB Economics HL, IB, SAT Critical Reading, GRE Analytical Writing, LSAT, IB Language A: Language and Literature HL, IB Language A: Language and Literature SL, English, IB Global Politics SL, IB Global Politics HL, ACT, IB Extended Essay, IB Theory of Knowledge, Philosophy, World History, LSAT Reading Comprehension, LSAT Logical Reasoning, LSAT Essay Section, LSAT Analytical Reasoning, MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills, IB Philosophy HL, IB Philosophy SL, World Literature, SAT
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