Hello! Welcome to Learn Smart Tuition. My name is Victoria Cummings, and I am a Private English Tutor. I help students develop their competence and confidence in English Language and Literature studies.
My mission is to tap into the potential of every student, help them to achieve their academic goals, and boost their self - confidence! I understand that every student is different, and every child is much more that a number in the classroom. Furthermore, I am passionate about my subject. I thoroughly enjoy English Literature and Culture Studies. Offering my skills to students who need assistance gives me great satisfaction!
Which subject(s) do you teach?
English Language and Literature.
Where and with whom did you study?
Royal Holloway University of London
Tell me about your qualifications?
I have attained a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and culture Studies. I have also achieved an award for competency in grammar skills at Royal Holloway University of London. I have studied literature, film and philosophy from a variety of continents. More importantly, my degree has provided me with critical thinking skills and strong research skills, vital when required to write essays and dissertations with academic proficiency.
Literature & Culture Studies BA (Hons):2:1
Dissertation: Grade: Distinction
Critical and comparative Approaches: Distinction
Comparative contextual analysis: Upper Class Honours
Academic Skills Assessment (2012): Distinction
What kind of teaching experience do you have?
I have been a private tutor since 2014, and I have helped many students achieve their academic goals.
Volunteer teacher: 2013
This role entailed teaching the English Language to students ranging from 4- 12 years old. Responsibilities included arranging class lessons, group work and individual one-to-one tutoring for students.
Training: “That Teaching Thing”- 2011: English language mentor training course
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Full, current and up to date full DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate. This will be made available on request.
A personal message for students
BA Comparative Literature
Royal Holloway, Univeristy of London
"Victoria has helped me in Language and Literature. She is very patient and makes sure I understand. I have improved in my subject immensly, thanks to Miss Victoria"
- Miss Hinduja, Newbury Park
“My daughter loves the lessons. And I am very happy that she enjoys English lessons with Victoria. Thank you very much.”
- Ms Anzelika, from Dagenham, UK
Victoria breaks down the text making it easier for my kids to understand. She highlights the weaknesses to work on in the next lessons.
- Mrs Ahmed, Barkingside