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How to be Understood in English

HOW TO BE UNDERSTOOD IN ENGLISH When we try to learn English, there is such a lot to think...
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Classroom Climate and Children's Self-Esteem

‘If the classroom climate is right, then there is a much greater chance that the children’s...
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How to teach essay writing in a way that works

When I was doing my teacher training, something I really struggled with was how to teach kids to...
Key Stage 1 English

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The Tutor’s role in SATs

SATs are a hot topic of political debate and media speculation at the moment. Everyone has an...

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  • Improving Sentences

    David Cummings Key Stage 2 English Tutor (Uxbridge) Picture Improving Sentences These sentences are really boring and need to be made more interesting! Rewrite each one neatly in your homework book. Think about all the ways we have been learning to improve our sentences in class: use adjectives (but not too many!) to describe the noun use powerful...
  • How To Get Your Child To Start Reading Editor's Pick

    Simon Warner Key Stage 3 English Tutor (North West London) Picture How To Get Your Child To Start Reading As an English teacher and tutor I am often told by worried- and sometimes exasperated parents- that despite their best efforts their child just won’t read. I hear this said by parents about their young child and by parents about their teenager; and in the...
  • Why new Grammar Schools are BAD.

    David Beck GCSE English Tutor (Swindon) Picture Why new Grammar Schools are BAD. Or are they?   A recent letter to the Guardian reads: As education organisations representing hundreds of thousands of teachers, support staff, governors and other education professionals, we are united in opposing the government’s plans for expanding...


  • The Importance of Homework

    Simon Warner GCSE English Tutor (North West London) Picture                                                                     Ways Parents Can Help Children With Their Homework We all know that homework is an integral part of a child’s education. It has long been a daily concern for...
  • Storytelling

    Wendy Cavalier-Hirth GCSE English Tutor (Bournemouth) Picture Towards the end of the first year of my degree I came across a book, well it fell, almost jumped off the college library shelf at me, as I was looking for something else. It was Storytelling: Imagination and Faith by W. J. Bausch (1984). I will never know what made me read the back cover after I...
  • Poetry

    Linda de Klerk GCSE English Tutor (South East London) Picture At GSCE level you will be asked to COMPARE two poems, where you will talk about BOTH poems all the way through your answer and look at the SIMILARITES and DIFFERENCES between these two poems.  When doing your PLAN write out a table like below:   Poem 1 Ideas/subject Attitudes &...