Latin and Greek Tutor
Latin and Greek Tutor
Alex Humes has been a Latin and Greek private tutor for the past eighteen years. He is also Head of Latin at the French Lycée Charles de Gaulle, where he has taught for a decade.
He loves teaching and has refined his technique to enable students to approach the text with absolute clarity. With Alex, students learn the most comprehensive way of analysing a sentence as well as how to maximise their time.
Alex has never privately tutored a student for a public exam who has not achieved the top grade. It’s important to him that learning is both a joyful and fearless experience.
Alex Humes has been a private tutor to hundreds of students. A large percentage of them have sat 13+ Common Entrance exams and Scholarship exams to the top boarding schools in the UK.
Alex also provides tuition at A level, for Oxbridge entrance and as a home school tutor.
Alex home schooled Daniel after he was taken out of school. He tutored him in both Latin and Greek up to and including A level. After a year, Daniel achieved an A* in both at GCSE and also completed the A level, again receiving top grades.
Alex helped Daniel with the Oxford Entrance exam where he gained a place. After gaining a double first in Greats, he completed his doctorate. Daniel became a Junior Research Fellow at Corpus Christi, Oxford, and is currently a lecturer at Cambridge. Please read his testimonial below:
“It is no understatement to say that my three years of homeschooling – GCSEs and A levels – in Latin and Greek with Osborne Cawkwell has dictated the course of my life thus far: I completed an MA and Classical DPhil at Oxford University, became an academic, and after several years of research fellowships at both Oxford and Cambridge, am currently a Lecturer at king’s College, London. It goes without saying that my tutor Alex was a thoroughly knowledgeable, inspirational, and likeable guide who with great skill (and occasional patience) created the perfect environment for me to fall in with love the subjects and excel.”
– Dr. Daniel Jolowicz, King’s College, London
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