Tim Wilson has worked as a Tutor in Oxford, both at school and university level for nearly 30 years covering a number of academic subjects from Theology and Philosophy to English Literature and History of Art. He has also worked as an animator and film maker, winning a number of prestigious prizes, most recently for "Zontulfilms" where he has been developing cartoon films about torture and opera. In addition, he has worked in the Theatre, both directing and acting. The videos on Curious represent a fusion of these varied activities.
All Lessons by Tim Wilson
7 minWriting lesson4 CQ
Learning how to write a great essay doesn’t just ensure good grades—it also improves your reasoning skills and makes your arguments more persuasive!
9 minFREEPhilosophy lessonFree5 CQ
How can we know if what we perceive is real? What's true belief and what's knowledge? Socrates tackles these questions in Plato's cave allegory.
9 minlesson5 CQ
Did you know there was an opera based on stories that even Freud thought uncanny? Learn about Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann.
13 minGrammar lesson7 CQ
In this essential lesson for university students, learn how to write an essay with a standard, five-section format focusing on the important "crunch" section.
14 minWriting lesson8 CQ
If you're familiar with how to write an essay, it may be helpful to review a breakdown of how to craft an essay for a particular topic. Review an example here!