Teaching ideas and example lessons that you can use with your Homelingua students.

Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL: free course

Try this free online course. It looks fascinating! Introduction to Applied Linguistics and TESOL Get an introduction to applied linguistics and how linguistics is applied in a range of fields – from language teaching to law. Join course Overview Topics Start dates … Read More»

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English Language Day

English Language Day Did you know that 23 April is English Language Day? Whether you study English or teach it, this is a day for you. Learn something interesting and different with our page on slang and this blog explaining five idioms every … Read More»

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Benefits of Immersion language study

What is immersion study? There are two widely accepted meanings of ‘Immersion Language Study’: Being taught completely in English rather than your native language. Completely immersing yourself in an English speaking country by living and studying abroad.   Why is … Read More»

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Do you know someone who would like to join our home tuition team?

Do you know someone who would like to join our home tuition team? Bucksmore Homelingua is recruiting new teachers for summer 2018. Successful candidates need to be a qualified teacher with a spare bedroom     Bucksmore ‘refer a friend’ … Read More»

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FREE course! Inside IELTS: Preparing for the Test with the Experts

Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge Assessment English, the makers of the test. To sign up, visit: http://www.futurelearn.com/courses/cambridge-english-ielts   Duration: 5 Weeks /  Hours per week: 3 Get advice from the IELTS … Read More»

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ENGLISH TEACHING METHODS

ENGLISH TEACHING METHODS Throughout the history of teaching languages, a number of different teaching approaches and methodologies have been tried and tested with some being more popular and effective than others. If you’re just beginning your TEFL career, it would … Read More»

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Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests (ONLINE COURSE)

Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-ielts?utm_source=newsletter_segment&utm_medium=futurelearn_organic_email&utm_campaign=fl_october_2017&utm_term=02_10_2017_first_name_10_fascinating_courses_for_you Why join the course? Anyone thinking about taking an English language test, such as IELTS, will find this course particularly … 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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