WE TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN OUR HAND-PICKED TEAM OF TUTORING PROFESSIONALS. HERE’S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT OUR TUTOR YASMIN!
Signature English Tutor Yasmin
WELCOME TO THE TEAM! WHAT’S YOUR BACKGROUND AND WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A SIGNATURE TUITION TUTOR?
Thank you, it’s exciting to be a part of Signature Tuition!
I am a fully qualified English teacher with secondary school experience. Whilst I love being in the classroom – and will most likely return one day – I am enjoying the 1:1 nature of tuition and the way I can work closely with students and tailor my teaching to their specific needs. You can really see the students you work with improve with each session and it is very, very rewarding.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT BEING A TUTOR?
Easy! When my tutees achieve the grade or they master the skill that they were aiming for (which has happened in 100% of cases so far – touch wood!).
The relationships I have with my tutees are also incredibly rewarding – tutoring allows you to really get to know your students and their needs in a way that the classroom doesn’t.
WHAT ARE YOUR THREE FAVOURITE BOOKS?
Arundhati Roy’s ‘The God of Small Things’ is unquestionably my number one – stunningly beautiful and poignant.
Yasmin’s favourite read
‘The Power’ by Naomi Alderman is also a favourite, it imagines a world where sexism and misogyny are flipped – the results are interesting, to say the least!
by Naomi Alderman
Thirdly, I’d probably say Leslie Marmon Silko’s ‘Ceremony’ which is centred around Native American culture and customs and the tragedies that their people have suffered.
by Leslie Marmon Silko
WHAT’S YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE BOOK AND WHY?
I can’t ever remember reading a book that I strongly disliked to be honest. I’m not a fan of the horror/graphic crime genre (mainly because I am a huge wuss) so I tend to avoid novels like that as they genuinely stop me from sleeping.
WHAT’S YOUR MOTTO FOR LIFE?
Wow! Erm, tricky one. I’m trying to think of something really philosophical and failing! I would say something I live by is that being a good person is far more important than being clever or being powerful or wealthy – society has many, many of those types of people already.
“Honesty, empathy and kindness are the traits we need to nurture above all others!”
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