Sophia

Sophia Mount Waverley, VIC 3149 6 booked recently chatting with 26 students

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About Me

My name is Sophia Ao, and I am a current year 12 student at The Mac.Robertson Girls’ High School. I am studying biology, chemistry, maths methods, specialist maths and literautre.
I have been tutoring younger students for 3 years and in this time, I have been able to refine my teaching methods so that all students of different academic abilities are able to comprehend and retain information, equipping them with the skills to ace their studies.

I have broken the Victorian school curriculum into simple categories and am prepared to deliver these to your children in a simple and methodical approach, with weekly mini-tests, quizzes, worksheets and practice exams.

Not only will I help your child develop exam techniques and learn new concepts, but I will also be there to support and foster a love for learning as well as confidence in themselves. These are also essential for success in any student, and I am genuinely interested in helping your child grow.

Other achievements and experience:

Debating and Public Speaking Captain at Mac.Rob (2021)
First round entry to Mac.Rob
Previous students of mine have gained entrance to Mac.Rob and Nossal (2019)
Various students have achieved distinctions and high distinctions

97% percentile English SAT score (2020)
1st Place winner of XJS essay writing contest (2019)
1st Prize in English, St Vincent’s Institute of Education (2018)
School half-colours for debating and public speaking (2019)
Plain English Speaking award representative
(2019)
Invited and attended Australian-ASEAN Youth Forum in Sydney (2019)
Girls’ State Chess runners up team member (2019)
Distinction in Biology Olympaid (2019)
High Distinction and Distinctions in AMC and various ICAS completions
Yale Young Global Scholar (Biological and Biomedical Sciences, to be attending later this year)


I am very involved at my school, from sports to debate to academics at local, state and national levels.

I am keen to be a positive role model who is always optimistic and ready to give good advice to your son or daughter. Preparing for school, tests and exams can be difficult, but it does not need to be!

I am extremely flexible and ready to teach your child at just about any time!


Qualification

English Literature

The Mac.Roberston Girls' High School

2020 - 2021

(In Progress)

Specialist Maths

The Mac.Roberston Girls' High School

2020 - 2021

(In Progress)

Maths Methods

The Mac.Roberston Girls' High School

2020 - 2021

(In Progress)

Chemistry

The Mac.Roberston Girls' High School

2020 - 2021

(In Progress)

German B1

The Mac.Roberston Girls' High School

2018 - 2021

(In Progress)

Biology

The Mac.Robertson Girls' High School

2019 - 2020

(In Progress)

Legal Clerk

Antippa Laywers

2019 - 2019



Subject

With my love of writing combined with my passion for public speaking, English is one of my strong subjects that I have been tutoring students in for 4 years now.
I enjoy introducing students to interesting and wordly topics, and encouraging them to think about their writing from different perspectives, equipping them with the skills and techniques examiners are looking for.

As a tutor who has successfully gained entrance into Mac.Rob, as well as tutored other students for the exam, I am ready to deliver the content and preparation you need in a simple and engaging manner.
I have divided exam questions into different categories, and have a set plan and order in which I cover them in. Each lesson I begin with mini-quizzes to help students recall information and revise over gaps in their knowledge.

As a C1/ native English speaker with a real love for writing and national level public speaking experience, I will be able to help you prepare for your upcoming IELTS exam in a simple and enjoyable way. I have found that past papers, practice materials and lots of speaking practice are the best way for students to overcome their troubles with IELTS English. Learning a foreign language can be very daunting, and as someone who grew up with another language, I truly understand the troubles and gaps in knowledge a foreign student may have.


Lesson Information

  • Lesson Type:
  • One to One
  • In Group
  • Online
  • Lesson Language:
  • IELTS , ESL , Cantonese
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  • Mount Waverley, VIC 3149