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The Importance of Languages

Why is it so important to study languages? The English have shown a historic reluctance and...
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Beginning stories: how to create atmosphere

In this article, I’ll show you some simple but effective ways to create atmosphere in your...
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Literacy and Democracy

In recent years Britain has tumbled in the international league tables of literacy despite...
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The Golden Key to English

There is a language that gives to whoever knows it a much deeper understanding of both English...

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  • David Vennor-Morris Clydach, SA6 Gold Member

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    I invite students to ask for assistance if it is needed. Your personal development and growth is very important also as the latter can affect your performance. This I can probably help you with also if you wish it.
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    Each child needs to feel confident with good self esteem in order to feel successful academically. When they can see their rapid progress and a greater understanding in 11+ subjects, they grow braver and more confident, with the edge to succeed!
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    Hi, my name is Paul Grace and I have successfully prepared students from GCSE to professionals working in the corporate world who need to speak French and Spanish. I have had a great success rate which is why clients continue to use my services.
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    I help people of all ages and abilities learn Spanish, English and other languages for exams, holidays or business. Learning another language is such a worthwhile thing to do and can open up many doors. I find my work enjoyable and very rewarding.
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    I am a Cambridge graduate who fell into teaching 6 years ago and now I love it. Nothing is more satisfying than seeing a student make progress and have fun while they're doing it.
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    I am a an experienced and qualified teacher and assessor of young adults and children with SpLD/dyslexia. I administer dyslexia screening and tests for exam access arrangements. I have trained with the National Handwriting Association.
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  • What Questions Did You Ask Today? Editor's Pick

    Helen Cowlan Key Stage 2 English Tutor (Swindon) Picture If you visit any classroom, there will be many different characters and personalities there. The confident and the shy, the interested and the disengaged, the child who is always talking, and the child who is nearly always silent unless prompted. Do you ask your child "What did you learn at...
  • Top 5 Habits of the Best Language Learners Editor's Pick

    Iacopo IELTS Tutor (North London) Picture Language teachers are very often asked how long it will take to become proficient in a language. Learning a language is like going to the gym: there’s no overnight success. It takes hard work and sustained effort, but over time you’ll definitely start noticing results. Here are five things...
  • 10 Top Tips for Studying English Successfully

    Helen Lewis GCSE English Tutor (Bristol) Picture Get started. If you can get yourself to sit down at your desk and make a start, you’re doing well. It is easy to procrastinate and never quite get going, so start small with something you find pleasurable and not too difficult. Just do something so that you feel that you’ve begun. The sooner...

 

  • Reading for Better English

    David Cummings English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Uxbridge) Picture Read Read Read Many agree that the biggest hindrance to a child succeeding in all forms of English tests (reading, writing and comprehension) is down to the amount of reading they have done form infancy. Unfortunately, boys tend to read less generally than girls and therefore they find these...
  • David Foster Wallace on Modern Times and Art

    Anna C Maguire University English Tutor (North West London) Picture "Look man, we’d probably most of us agree that these are dark times, and stupid ones, but do we need fiction that does nothing but dramatize how dark and stupid everything is? In dark times, the definition of good art would seem to be art that locates and applies CPR to those elements of what’s...
  • IELTS speaking do's

    Fatema Desai IELTS Tutor (East London) Picture IELTS speaking do’s Here are some ideas to get you started Examiners like to see a range of tenses and vocabulary but don’t let this get in the way of your fluency.Only use tenses that fit the purpose of the question. If the question is asking you Do you like travelling? You need to state...