Tag Archives: Essentials
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»
Thank you to the teachers who came to the fifth Bucksmore Homelingua webinar on Friday 23rd October, gathering teachers together from Rochdale to Rochester! We discussed a range of potential issues relating to home tuition and settled on four for … Read More»
13/5/2015 Thank you to everyone who participated on our fourth webinar yesterday. Thank you for your contribution, open communication and for your commitment to high-quality educational experiences for international students. Helping me, helping you The theme was how we, Bucksmore … Read More»
Do you teach adults? Do you teach one to one? Oxford University Press are presenting a 3-part series from this week (3/3/2015) specifically on the adult one-to-one teaching context. The first article relates to Business English. Click on the link … 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.
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.
Most TEFL/TESOL courses and materials are designed with group teaching in mind. This means you may well need to adapt how you teach and materials for a 1-1 or 2-1 setting.
This lesson is devised for students joining a Homelingua home tuition course. As a pre-arrival activity, we survey some students asking them for ‘the ten things they most associate with the UK’. If we have sent this and it has … Read More»