Besides your required reading list, you can choose any book to read

An Introduction to English Literature

Generally speaking, students are under pressure to choose subjects that promise a fantastic career: economics, political science, languages and even science and maths. Most people - students, their parents and the wider world consider literary texts a relic of days gone by; something nice to read if there's absolutely nothing else to do. Certainly, no […]

23 March 20217 minutes to read

Make a mind map the centrepiece of your revision strategy

A Guide to Passing Higher English

Is it possible that Scottish students who were scheduled to sit their Highers or Advanced Highers this year are relieved at not having to? If you were an optimist, you might say: "See? At least some good came out of this infernal pandemic!" If you are such a student, you likely already know that your […]

23 March 20217 minutes to read

Learn English at GCSE

English Literature GCSE Topics and Questions

The first thing you will notice when you come to GCSE season is the number of subjects and exams that you will have to do. Each one is different and requires a different approach to your revision meaning that you won’t revise for GCSE biology as you will do for GCSE maths or religious studies. […]

23 July 20209 minutes to read

public speaking - elocution

A Guide to Elocution Lessons

So, do you want to learn to speak English properly? Do you want to improve your diction, your enunciation and articulation? Do you want to reduce your accent or learn how to communicate more confidently, more eloquently, and more convincingly? If you are looking to do any of these things, it might be that elocution […]

28 January 20206 minutes to read

Find English Language and Literature Support

Our Tutors leave no stone unturned when it comes to the language of Shakespeare. Whether you’re studying English at school, looking for Language or Literature support, or need an online English tutor to help your children with reading and writing, you’ll find everything you need here.

Superprof is the platform of choice for English tutors of all levels. Check out their profiles on Superprof.

creative writing courses

Why You Should Take a Creative Writing Course.

Creative writing classes have been popping up all over the country in the last decade or so – from poetry writing workshops to creative writing degree programs, from writing retreats to weekly screenwriting sessions. They come in all sorts of different forms, but the most novel – if you’ll excuse the pun – is the […]

17 January 20206 minutes to read

Assistive devices are not necessarily welcome by the deaf

A guide to Learning Sign Language

Unless you live in a very small town and never watch the telly, you have surely laid eyes on people who, through gestures and facial expression, enjoy lively conversation. Well, at least it looks lively; certainly livelier than mere speaking. Indeed, sign language is a fairly energetic undertaking; it involves much of your body – […]

8 January 20207 minutes to read

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Carefully Preparing For English Exams to Ensure Success

"If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers." -Doug Larson The English language has had a significant influence on modern-day society. Countless books, movies and television shows have been produced or created in English for the enjoyment of many. While only Australia, New Zealand, the […]

10 January 20199 minutes to read

Build confidence in learning English through a variety of fun activities

Primary School English Curriculum, Exams & Difficulties

It is not only your child who has anxiety attacks at the start of every school year. Statistics show that parents feel separation anxiety as well as frustration over their child's social situation at school. However, if your child is well-prepared for the initial Key Stages; if you know what to expect and how to help for […]

21 September 201710 minutes to read

Private lessons are about so much more than extra school. Children learn valuable life skills.

Why Take Private School English Lessons?

Although English is a major part of the school curriculum, many pupils find it difficult, and at a young age, this can majorly affect their levels of self-esteem when it comes to their academic performance. This is just part of the reason why English tuition is in such high demand. From Key Stage 1 all […]

18 September 20178 minutes to read

Reading is a basic skill.

How to Become a Better Reader

Reading in any language is very important to improving your overall ability to communicate in that language. However, it is especially important to read in your native language to help you to improve in key areas such as vocabulary, spelling, grammar and writing. A very important language skill, reading can additionally expose you to a […]

24 August 201712 minutes to read

When enrolled on a writing course, you should ensure you practice in your spare time.

How to Improve Writing Skills

Reading and writing are basic skills that are necessary to get you by in most workplaces, regardless of your field of expertise. It is not enough to be able to talk to others in your native language, it only seems right that as a fluent speaker of English you should also hold the basic skills […]

24 August 201713 minutes to read

In Year 12, you may be about to start your A Level course.

A Guide to GCSE English

As a student in Year 10 or 4th Form, taking exams is probably quite a new challenge to you, not to mention daunting. Knowing that you are going to have to complete a set of tests across a dozen subjects is a scary prospect. The good news is that you can, if you haven’t discovered […]

18 August 201713 minutes to read

English is a global language.

A Guide to A Level English Courses

You may be asking yourself why English as a subject is so important; what more can you possibly learn about the UK’s primary language after speaking it fluently as a result of growing up in Britain or by learning it at school for all of those years? More importantly, why choose it as one of […]

27 July 201712 minutes to read

Find The Right Tutor for Private English Lessons

English is a big part of the school curriculum, yet many students find it difficult, and at a young age, this can majorly affect a child’s self-esteem and academic performance.

It is for this reason that English tutoring has become popular amongst children and young adults.

For every native English speaker, getting to grips with the grammar rules, tricky spelling and even handwriting are all significant hurdles that must be overcome to achieve true mastery of the language.

Why Find an English Tutor?

Have you noticed your child struggling with their English homework?

For some, understanding the complex aspects of the English language as well as practising reading and writing is just too much to do with a school teacher alone.

This is why many parents reach out to English tutors or tutoring companies to give their child the boost in confidence they need to achieve academic success.

Having that personal, one on one attention when it comes to learning can help children reach their potential quickly and efficiently.

How to Choose the Right English Tutor?

Whether you choose English lessons from a qualified English tutor or from someone English university student, their teaching approach is very important.

Teaching private classes, especially English classes requires patience and a well-rounded teaching approach, especially for children who are struggling or have lost their confidence in the subject.

The English exercises offered can cover topics like reading comprehension, writing and spelling, including creative writing, as well as small presentations to develop public speaking.

In-home, private lessons can help students improve their confidence, study for exams with revision materials, or even act as an intensive English course to boost grades.

Private lessons can, therefore, be more than just helping children with their homework but it is important for the tutor to have a rapport with their student if they want them to progress quickly.

English help needs to be comprehensive. The private tutors on our platform offer personalised lessons based on their students’ needs.