📖 Why should I hire an English tutor if I’m a native speaker?
There are many reasons why you may want to hire an English tutor, despite being a native speaker. One of the most common reasons is because students need help passing their secondary school exams such as the GCSEs, A Levels, Highers and Nationals.
In general, English tutors can be broken down into English language tutors and English literature tutors. English language tutors can help students achieve good written, spoken and reading skills. English literature tutors, on the other hand, can help students study the works of writers, poets and playwrights.
You do not have to be a secondary school student to need an English tutor, you may want help developing your writing skills, if you wish to pursue journalism or become a writer. You may also need an English tutor to help you write articulate essays for university.
👩🏫 How to choose the right English tutor?
To choose the ideal English tutor for your private classes you should evaluate criteria such as: experience, teaching methods, availability, price and qualifications. Remember that you should feel comfortable with the teacher to get the most out of the classes.
✍️ What should I expect during English tuition?
Teaching methods differ depending on the tutor. There is no one correct way to teach a class. If you want to know what kind of classes a tutor teaches, some tutors offer the first lesson for free so that you can get to know their teaching style. You will see “First lesson free” highlighted in the tutor’s advert and FindTutors profile if it is available. In general, English classes on FindTutors last 1 hour given that tutors are paid at an hourly rate. However, the time can also be negotiated between the student and teacher.
👀 Where can I find private English classes?
You can search for an online English tutor or for an English tutor that teaches near you using a tutoring marketplace like FindTutors. Both online and in-person classes are good ways to improve your English, the method you choose depends on your preferences and availability.
💰How much do private English classes cost?
The price of private English tuition varies greatly. It depends on factors such as the tutor’s experience and qualifications. In general, more experienced and qualified tutors charge more for their time. It can also depend on things like whether tuition is their full-time job or just part-time and whether or not they teach in person. Prices can range from £6 to £25 an hour.