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Sticky: Webinar Calendar 2017/18

Below is the Bucksmore Homelingua webinar schedule for 2017/18. Dave, the Academic Teacher Manager will email you a webinar invite which you need to RSVP to. If you have a specific request for a webinar, please contact Dave.     … Read More»

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Webinar: Academic Writing for IELTS

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Click the link below to view the May 2017: Academic writing for IELTS. https://oxfordinternational.webex.com/oxfordinternational/ldr.php?RCID=fe3102df2b20d96f51a7eed50ac2bd41 If this is the first time you are viewing a Webex webinar you will need to download the software. Follow the instructions after you click the … Read More»

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Webinar: Ways of motivating EFL students

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Click the link below to view the June 2017 webinar: Ways of motivating EFL/ESL students in the classroom. https://oxfordinternational.webex.com/oxfordinternational/ldr.php?RCID=49eec967418fe14f2ace7c42e7c85026 If this is the first time you are viewing a Webex webinar you will need to download the software. Follow the instructions … Read More»

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Webinar: Introducing and understanding Cambridge First (FCE)

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Click the link below to view the April 2017 webinar: Introducing and understanding Cambridge First (FCE) https://oxfordinternational.webex.com/oxfordinternational/ldr.php?RCID=c7308d5a3ed380ad24953b095dfddebc If this is the first time you are viewing a Webex webinar you will need to download the software. Follow the instructions after … Read More»

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Home teachers wanted for Spring/Summer 2016

Contact us if you can host and teach a student in your home from March 2016. We have mostly adult and some junior students looking for home tuition courses, peaking in the summer. If you are a qualified teacher and … Read More»

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Get TEFL-qualified to British Council standard

Who can teach EFL? According to British Council accreditation guidelines… … you may teach juniors (under 18s) if who you have a degree or equivalent and QTS/PGCE (Primary, or Secondary in English or MFL) … you may teach adults and … Read More»

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British Council “nano-degrees” 2016

  Dear Teacher! Are you considering how and where to do some professional development this year? If not, why not? You are? That’s great! Please read on. Try some short, accredited, online courses. They’re known by different names, sometimes nano-degrees and … Read More»

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Webinar – Pronunciation – 2016 January

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Thank you! Firstly, thank you to those home tutors who attended this first webinar of 2016. We talked a little about ‘keeping your Teacher Profile alive’, namely adding the five excursions to your profile page. If you haven’t done that yet … Read More»

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THE (?) guidebook for One-to-One teaching

The first edition of Priscilla Osborne’s excellent guide to 1-1 teaching was published in 2005 and it has recently been updated and republished, both as a physical book and an e-book. According to Priscilla, “One-to one teaching can encompass the best … Read More»

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Home tutors required – DUBLIN and IRELAND

Call the Bucksmore Homelingua office 0044 208 312 8075   Are you a qualified teacher? Do you have a spare room? Can you host and teach English language students? You would offer the student: (usually) one or two weeks of … Read More»

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