Home and Online English Language Tuition in West Midlands

We only offer qualified teachers for Primary tuition, SEN tution, GCSE tuition and A-Level tuition.

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A selection of West Midlands English Language Tutors

Bryce P

Mr Bryce P

A-Level English Language Tuition Near Me

West Midlands


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Secondary Education, University of Wales. BA (hons) English Literature and History, Cardiff.
Kirsteen L

Mrs Kirsteen L

Private English Language Tutor

West Midlands


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MA (Hons) Business Management & Economics, University of St Andrews. PGDE Primary Teacher, Moray House, Edinburgh University.
Gabriella G

Mrs Gabriella G

English Language Tutoring

West Midlands


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
Degree Philosophy / Latin University of Genoa, 1974 Degree Psychology Open University, UK 1990 PGCE Secondary QTS Qualified Teacher Status UK 1999 Enhanced updated DBS. Member Institute Linguists
Shade D

Mrs Shade D

A-Level English Language Tuition Near Me

West Midlands


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
QTS Kent Medway Training (2016). BA (Hons) English, First Class, University of Glamorgan (2013). Certificate in TESOL, University of Glamorgan (2013).
Grace W

Miss Grace W

Private GCSE English Language Tuition

West Midlands


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE English, Canterbury Christ Church University (2017). BA International Development, University of Manchester (2015).

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English Language

English Language, as an academic subject, requires students to learn to use grammar correctly; to punctuate and spell accurately; to acquire and then apply a wide vocabulary; to acquire a knowledge and understanding of grammatical terminology; to develop linguistic conventions for reading, writing and the spoken language; to listen to and understand spoken language; and also to use spoken Standard English effectively. English Language is not just a subject to be studied but rather a practical skill needed for everyday life.

GCSE English Language Tuition

GCSE English Language students draw upon a range of challenging texts, from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Each text studied represents a substantial piece of writing, making significant demands on GCSE students in terms of content, structure and the quality of language. The texts, across a range of genres and types, should support students in developing their own writing by providing effective models. The texts must include literature and extended literary non-fiction, and other writing such as essays, reviews and journalism.

GCSE English Language tuition will support students in: (1) reading fluently, and with good understanding, a wide range of texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, evaluate texts critically and make comparisons between texts; (2) summarising and synthesising information or ideas from texts; (3) using knowledge gained from wide reading to inform and improve their own writing; (4) writing effectively and coherently using Standard English appropriately; (5) using grammar correctly and punctuating and spelling accurately; (6) acquiring and applying a wide vocabulary, alongside a knowledge and understanding of grammatical terminology, and learning linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language; (7) listening to and understanding spoken language and using spoken Standard English effectively.

A-Level English Language Tuition

The A-Level English Language course enables students to build on the skills thast they have developed at GCSE, by engaging creatively and critically with a wide range of texts and discourses. It offers opportunities for students to develop their subject expertise by engaging critically and creatively with a wide range of texts. Students will create texts and reflect critically on their own processes of production, while analysing the texts produced by others.

A-Level English Language tuition will support A-Level students across all topics including: (1) "Language, the individual and society" - which focuses on individual and immediate social contexts for language; (2) "Language diversity and change" - this topic looks outwards and considers larger-scale public discourses about change and variety, drawing on regional, ethnic, national and global English Language; (3) "Language in action" - this topic is synoptic abd requires an ability to make connections across the course as a whole. The aim of this area of study is to allow students to explore and analyse language data independently and develop and reflect upon their own writing expertise.

A-Level English Language is well suited to anyone who wishes to follow a career path which involves using language, from the writing of scientific papers to Journalism, from Education to Law, from Commerce to The Media. Employers and employees, at all levels, depend on their communications skills to achieve their goals.

Tuition with a qualified English Language teacher at your home in West Midlands costs from £48.00 ph. Online tuition with a qualified English Language teacher costs from £42.00 ph. Create your own small tuition group and English Language tuition costs from £17.50 ph.

Because we only ever work with qualified and experienced English Language teachers in West Midlands, you will always get a highly experienced teacher who is safe, reliable and up to speed with the current curriculum and exam requirements. There is no excellent learning without excellent teaching, and our English Language teachers are expected to teach in a way that inspires and motivates. We have over 20,000 talented teachers providing tuition, chosen for their broad range of experience, professionalism, academic specialisms, passion, and dedication to their students. We only ever offer qualified teachers as tutors, as we believe professional teachers provide the highest quality of tuition.

Location
Home Tuition: Involves an English Language tutor coming to your home in West Midlands to provide one-on-one instruction. This offers convenience as you don't need to travel. Online Tuition: This can take place anywhere with an internet connection. Small Group Tuition: Typically with between 2 to 4 children, and often occurs in a physical location such as your home, though it can also be online.

Individual Attention
Home Tuition: Offers the highest level of individual attention, as the English Language tutor focuses solely on one student. Online Tuition: Still allows for one-to-one attention, but it may be slightly less personal than home tuition due to potential distractions. Small Group Tuition: Offers less individual attention as the English Language tutor must divide their time and attention among multiple students.

Cost
Home Tuition: This tends to be more expensive because it involves one-on-one teaching, and the English Language tutor is required to travel to your home, in West Midlands. Online Tuition: Often more affordable than home tuition as your English Language tutor does not need to travel but may still cost more than small group tuition. Small Group Tuition: Generally, this is the most cost-effective option, as the costs are shared among several families.

Flexibility
Home Tuition: Offers flexibility in terms of scheduling and curriculum, as your English Language tutor will only be working with your child. Online Tuition: Provides flexibility in terms of location and may offer a wider selection of English Language tutors. Small Group Tuition: Lessons will be more difficult to schedule as lesson times will have to fit in with other families.

Interaction
Home Tuition: Offers in-person interaction, which can be beneficial for students who learn better through face-to-face communication. Online Tuition: Provides interaction through video conferencing tools and chat, which can be engaging but may not suit everyone's learning style. Small Group Tuition: Allows for peer interaction, which can benefit collaborative learning and discussions.

The choice between home, online, or small group English Language tuition in West Midlands depends on your preferences, budget, and the student's specific educational needs. Each option has advantages and disadvantages, so it's essential to consider these factors when deciding.

How are Birmingham schools performing?

We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Birmingham (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.

Birmingham primary school performance:

The Birmingham area has 50 primary schools (one of the top being Moseley Church of England Primary School with 32% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Standards are high and continue to rise. The majority of pupils achieve above the level expected for their age by the time they leave.”

The Birmingham local authority has an average of 62% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 9% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Birmingham secondary school performance:

The Birmingham area has 87 secondary schools (one of the top being King Edward VI Handsworth School with 99% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is a high performing school where students make rapid progress and reach exceptionally high standards. ”

The Birmingham local authority has an average of 43% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 93% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Birmingham Ofsted ratings:

55% of Birmingham schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 34 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

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