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How to Improve My English

Are you finding it impossible to wrap your head around story ideas for your Creative Writing exams? Perhaps expressing the lifestyle of the Victorian elite society from the novel, “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” in the form of a literature essay is extremely difficult. Are you looking for ways to improve your ability to write […]

16 Jul 2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Primary School English Lessons for Kids

It is that time of year when the results for trials are out and parents begin to frantically panic for their children's matriculation examinations. The truth is that your worries for your child begin from the time that your child starts his or her grade one year.  Grade one children are expected to write exams […]

30 Oct 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Practice for English Language Exam Questions

English is possibly the most prevalent language on the globe and yet, it’s only an exclusive official language in a handful of English-speaking countries: Australia, New Zealand, the UK and USA. However, much like South Africa, there are plenty of nations who recognise English as one of their official languages. And here in South Africa […]

29 Oct 2020 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

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Learn English With Private Lessons

English is a very important part of the South African curriculum and many learners have great difficulties with it. This can have a major impact on the child’s academic performance and his or her self-esteem. This is only one of the reasons that English tuition is so highly sought after. From Grade R right up to […]

30 Jan 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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.

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Enhance Reading Skills in English

No matter your native tongue, anyone will tell you that the best way to improve your general communication skills is by reading. If there is a particular area you wish to focus on improving, for instance if you feel the need to expand your vocabulary or work on your writing skills then the first step […]

15 Jan 2020 ∙ 13 minutes reading time

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Enhance Your Written Communication

It doesn’t matter what kind of work you do, all of us need to read and write with some level of skill if we want to succeed. Although verbal eloquence in your mother tongue (in this case, English), is an invaluable skill, in the long run it won’t be enough. It’s expected that a well-spoken […]

13 Dec 2019 ∙ 13 minutes reading time

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.