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Penny Ur has updated her classic EFL book and published through Cambridge University Press in January 2015. CUP are offering a 20% discount for any orders placed in January. Most students want to work on ‘speaking skills’, but as that … Read More»
Teaching English in your own home is all about people and sharing information. To be successful at one-to-one English teaching you have to be able to bring your experience, knowledge and personality to the lessons. Your student will be staying … Read More»
Why do a needs analysis? In the niche market of one to one tuition, students have the wonderful opportunity to pursue what matters to them personally while teachers have the stimulating challenge of flexibly tailoring each course to a subtly … Read More»
The white board is a home teaching essential. As a teacher or student, you would always expect a classroom to be equipped with a white board. Whist the home teaching environment is different to a school, it’s still essential to … Read More»
We recently surveyed our English Home tuition teachers asking each teacher to give their their top ten suggestions on creating a good home tuition course.
One of the keys to delivering an effective home tuition course is taking every opportunity to enhance the learning experience. There are lots of opportunities for the teacher to be creative and to utilise space and facilities around the home … Read More»
I thought it would be nice to post this video of Spanish student Chiro talking about her one to one English course with Homelingua English teacher, Carol. I thought it was a good way to highlight the wonderful relationships that … Read More»
Published teaching materials whether in book form or on websites are a great help to English teachers but they can also result in dull, irrelevant lessons. Always ask yourself if published materials are fit for your particular teaching purpose.
Talking with many teachers, listening to recorded lessons and reading about teachers’ experiences, I often find myself thinking about the best way to teach English and my own experiences as a language learner.
Cambridge English Teacher are hosting an interesting free webinar; ‘Success in Business English’. This would be a great thing for all of our business English teachers to attend. The Webinar is being given by James Schofield who has taught Business English in … Read More»