Online English tutors

Looking for an online English tutor to help improve your English skills? Tutor House offer online tutoring UK wide, with expert and experienced English tutors for every level of education.

Adam C

£80/hour

New

3 years

Approved English Language Teacher

Does your child need extra help at school? Teachers can’t do it. They’re already overloaded and overworked, dealing with all the other kids. You can’t help either. Apart from being too busy, the curriculum has totally changed since your day. I’m Adam. I’m an ace tutor who’s helped dozens of local children to smash their History, English and Sociology work. I have 3 years' experience as a private tutor and teacher. I've worked at one of London's most prestigious international learning centres where I taught students from around the world from aged 5-19, including those with special educational needs. I also specialise in helping students with dyslexia who may struggle with self-confidence and may need more time and one-to-one attention to progress in their learning. As a primary school teacher, I have significant experience in helping children who struggle with reading, spelling, verbalising and comprehension. I currently teach many secondary school aged children. And I've helped students exceed expectations to achieve the highest exam grades. For example, I taught a student who spoke English as a second language. From a predicted grade C, I helped him achieve a Grade A in his GCSE History exams.

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Adam C

£80/hour

New

3 years

Approved English Language Teacher

Does your child need extra help at school? Teachers can’t do it. They’re already overloaded and overworked, dealing with all the other kids. You can’t help either. Apart from being too busy, the curriculum has totally changed since your day. I’m Adam. I’m an ace tutor who’s helped dozens of local children to smash their History, English and Sociology work. I have 3 years' experience as a private tutor and teacher. I've worked at one of London's most prestigious international learning centres where I taught students from around the world from aged 5-19, including those with special educational needs. I also specialise in helping students with dyslexia who may struggle with self-confidence and may need more time and one-to-one attention to progress in their learning. As a primary school teacher, I have significant experience in helping children who struggle with reading, spelling, verbalising and comprehension. I currently teach many secondary school aged children. And I've helped students exceed expectations to achieve the highest exam grades. For example, I taught a student who spoke English as a second language. From a predicted grade C, I helped him achieve a Grade A in his GCSE History exams.

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Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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Why use an online English tutor?

English is, unquestionably, one of the most important subjects for students to understand. As the mother tongue of the UK, and the international language of business and diplomacy, English is integral to all academic subjects and daily life in the UK. Proficiency in English is therefore essential to success in every sphere of a students life.

While indisputably vital, English can also be an extremely difficult subject for students to grasp at various points of the educational system and beyond. From developing fundamental speaking, reading and writing skills to the high-level analysis and understanding of A-level English or University English studies, there are multiple points in English study where students can struggle or fall behind. With English such an inherently critical subject, the support of a private English tutor can prove essential to a student’s success both academically and in their daily lives. Online English tuition provides the perfect solution for students looking to enhance their English knowledge, whatever their age and level of learning. Online tuition offers and unrivalled flexibility around student’s schedules and budgets, without compromising the quality of their educational experience. With an online English tutor, students can get the help they need to overcome any educational hurdles and excel in English, however they use it.

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Tutor House represent a gold standard of online tutoring. Our tutors are all experienced and fully vetted professionals, educated to at least degree level and with full DBS checks. The Tutor House team personally interview each online tutor before registering them for tuition sessions so that we can ensure they have the personality, skills and knowledge to provide top quality online tuition.

The flexibility of our online tutors means that lessons can be booked at a time that suits the student. All that is required for a lesson is a laptop and internet connection, so students can learn in their own homes, in a cafe or library, or even while in travelling. Tutor House utilise Skype technology so that students can see as well as hear their tutors and thus engage with visual aids. Tutors and students can also use the typing software to communicate, providing valuable notes and information for the students post-lesson. Without the cost and time constraints of travelling to a student for face to face tuition, online tutors often offer competitive rates that are viable even for learners on a tight budget.

Aside from the quality of the tutors and the flexibility of the tuition service, where Tutor House really stand out is in the personalized tuition we deliver. Our tutors recognise that each student is unique, with their own strengths and shortcomings, learning style and personality. Private online English tutors are able to identify exactly where a student is in their learning journey, hone in on areas where they most need support, and deliver a personalised online tuition program that ensures they get the most out of each session. On average, the support of a Tutor House tutor can improve a student’s final qualifications by 3 grades after just 20 lessons. Invest in academic success and book your online English tutor today.

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It’s one thing deciding to use the services of an online tutor, but finding the right one for you is another story. So much choice and so little assurance of quality make the prospect of trawling through endless Google searches pretty daunting, especially when there’s no guarantee you’ll find a tutor with the right skills, experience and personality. Thankfully, finding your perfect online English tutor has never been easier thanks to Tutor House. Our unique smart search algorithm turns a couple of pieces of key information and transforms it into a selection of the top English tutors that exactly meet your needs. Follow these simple steps and say hello to online English tutor excellence:

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Who could benefit from online English Tuition?

As the mother tongue of the UK and an international language, both of business and diplomacy, proficiency in English communication is essential for students of every age and level. The ability to express yourself clearly and effectively in written and spoken English is a vital skill and students who are able to excel in English will feel the benefits in both their academic and daily lives. While deeply beneficial, students can struggle to grasp the nuances of the English language and the challenges of English study only increase through the education system. There are multiple points in the academic system where English may prove too complex for students to understand without support. Online English tuition can provide a solution for students of every age and level.

Primary Online Tutors: Online English tutors for Primary school students are able to build a solid foundation upon which all of a student’s further education, across all academic subjects, will be based. At this level, students will develop fundamental skills such as reading, writing and speaking in English. Our online English tutors will be able to hone in on any particular areas a student is struggling with, from spelling to the pronunciation of certain sounds. The online platform makes English tuition a fun and engaging activity, with tutors able to incorporate sound effects, games and visual stimuli into their lessons as well as leaving valuable notes. Equally, online English tutors are able to build a connection to students where they feel safe and supported, building their confidence and instilling a love for reading, writing and all things English.
GCSE or IGCSE Online Tutors: IGCSE and GCSE English courses represent a real step-up from their education so far in terms of academic rigour and the importance of a student's final grades. A pass or above in English is a prerequisite for a number of colleges in addition to being required for acceptance onto the majority of University courses. Equally, many employers use English GCSE grades to determine whether applicants have the necessary English proficiency to perform job roles. The GCSE English course develops a student’s reading, writing and speaking skills as well as building their capacity to analyse, argue and process information. With the help of an online English tutor, students can get the support they need to develop the knowledge and skills required for GCSE success. Lessons can be booked around their schedule with tutors catering the content to reflect where a student is struggling and their point in the GCSE curriculum. With online English tutoring, students will benefit from a variety of online tools as well as valuable notes. Improvement in English means that students are able to improve their grades across all GCSE subjects, in addition to getting top marks in possibly the most crucial core subject at this vital point in their education.
A-level or Pre-U Online Tutors: A-level and Pre-U English courses present a dramatic increase in the quantity and quality of work students must deliver if they are to succeed. All A-level qualifications are integral to a student’s future ambitions, whether academic or employment based. Some employers and University courses specifically require applicants to get top A-level English grades. The course also introduces students to a number of culturally important texts, intensely develops their communication skills, builds their analytical and critical thinking abilities and enhancing their research skills - all of which are hugely advantageous to students whatever their future holds. While success at A-level English is deeply beneficial, it is also a point in the academic journey where many students struggle. Online English A-level tutors are experienced teaching the course of all the major exam boards and can give targeted tuition support that ensures students get top grades. Online tutors can also identify areas where a student is struggling and present teaching in a way that suits the students learning style. Online English tuition can be scheduled to fit around the busy lives of A-level students, with lessons possible while travelling, in lunch breaks at school, or from home - to name just a few possibilities. With private online English tuition, students are able to get first-class educational support that ensures they succeed in their English A-levels and reap all of the rewards of a top English grade.
University Online Tutors: Studying English at University is a huge undertaking, with students expected to analyse a broad selection of texts with nuance and high-level critique, as well as demonstrating exceptional oral and written communication in a range of mediums. Obtaining a top English degree can open up a number of employment opportunities, but is no mean feat. Many students struggle with the vastly different learning style of University, strenuous academic rigour, and the challenge of juggling the responsibilities of adult life. An online English tutor for University students can provide the answer. English University tutors are experienced with the University course requirements, many also doubling as English lecturers or professors, and so can give expert support to students. The online platform enables students to book lessons with complete flexibility and at a competitive rate, with students able to learn any time and from almost anywhere. With the guidance of an online English University tutor, students can reach the pinnacle of their English abilities and enjoy a successful academic and employment future.
Adult Learner Online Tutors: Adult learners study English for a variety of reasons and may require anything from basic English conversation practice to high-level education qualification support. Whatever the adult student’s needs, Tutor House online English tutors are able to create lessons and a learning plan that ensures they exceed their goals. Adult life is particularly hectic, which makes the online tutoring platform beneficial as students can book lessons at a time and in a place that suits them. Many adult learners also feel more comfortable learning via the online platform as it helps negate any potential embarrassment. Online tutors must adhere to the same high standards as our face-to-face tutors and will deliver the same top quality tutoring to their students, with the addition of a wealth of online teaching tools.

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If you are running late for a booking then please do let the tutor know via the in-app messenger as soon as possible because the tutor may still have to finish the lesson at the scheduled time, depending on his/her availability. However, tutors will usually try to make up time lost at the end of the session for the intended duration, although it’s important to note that this is at the tutor’s discretion. Tutors will usually wait for 30 minutes, but again this is at the tutor’s discretion – tutors may well have to leave at the original time for another lesson. If you are late for the lesson, tutors will charge for the full amount that has been agreed and confirmed. We operate a 48 hour cancellation policy, which means that if you cancel the lesson with 48 hours you will be charged the full amount.

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Online English tutors

Looking for an online English tutor to help improve your English skills? Tutor House offer online tutoring UK wide, with expert and experienced English tutors for every level of education.

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Adam C

£80/hour

New

3 years

Approved English Language Teacher

Does your child need extra help at school? Teachers can’t do it. They’re already overloaded and overworked, dealing with all the other kids. You can’t help either. Apart from being too busy, the curriculum has totally changed since your day. I’m Adam. I’m an ace tutor who’s helped dozens of local children to smash their History, English and Sociology work. I have 3 years' experience as a private tutor and teacher. I've worked at one of London's most prestigious international learning centres where I taught students from around the world from aged 5-19, including those with special educational needs. I also specialise in helping students with dyslexia who may struggle with self-confidence and may need more time and one-to-one attention to progress in their learning. As a primary school teacher, I have significant experience in helping children who struggle with reading, spelling, verbalising and comprehension. I currently teach many secondary school aged children. And I've helped students exceed expectations to achieve the highest exam grades. For example, I taught a student who spoke English as a second language. From a predicted grade C, I helped him achieve a Grade A in his GCSE History exams.

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Adam C

£80/hour

New

3 years

Approved English Language Teacher

Does your child need extra help at school? Teachers can’t do it. They’re already overloaded and overworked, dealing with all the other kids. You can’t help either. Apart from being too busy, the curriculum has totally changed since your day. I’m Adam. I’m an ace tutor who’s helped dozens of local children to smash their History, English and Sociology work. I have 3 years' experience as a private tutor and teacher. I've worked at one of London's most prestigious international learning centres where I taught students from around the world from aged 5-19, including those with special educational needs. I also specialise in helping students with dyslexia who may struggle with self-confidence and may need more time and one-to-one attention to progress in their learning. As a primary school teacher, I have significant experience in helping children who struggle with reading, spelling, verbalising and comprehension. I currently teach many secondary school aged children. And I've helped students exceed expectations to achieve the highest exam grades. For example, I taught a student who spoke English as a second language. From a predicted grade C, I helped him achieve a Grade A in his GCSE History exams.

View Profile

Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Jayne V

£40/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

I studied a BA Hons French degree and a PGCE in French to A-level and with English to GCSE. I am also an experienced TEFL teacher. I have taught in France, in the UK, in both state and private sectors and in international language schools. I have taught privately as a private tutor to other companies and local families with outstanding results over the last 12 years, gaining 5 entries at scholarship level 13+ into the following schools, Charterhouse, St John's Leatherhead, Kings' Wimbledon, Wellington College and Royal Grammar School Guildford. I use the latest grammar books, French internet, media materials where relevant, translations, past papers and the school curriculum based on the year and level of the pupil. I am focused on teaching the intricate details of how easily the pupil can lose marks and where to focus and how to gain them having mastered the language with me. This always motivates my students. I make them realise that reaching an A* is not unobtainable and that with my guidance, they can do it, which they inevitably do. I have practised french aural questions even on hands-free driving to work whilst my pupils are on the way to their exams to ensure that nothing goes wrong. They can always contact me and I change my timings for them when I can. I understand that sometimes, they are suddenly sick and need to cancel last minute. I use the basis of repetition and reinforcement to achieve the impossible, getting a D grade in March to an A in June. As a person, I am patient, kind and well-travelled. I spent 14 years as a flight attendant and made use of speaking French on flights and in French-speaking countries I visited. I have brought up two successful children too. I enjoy dog walking and I sing at Eton College choir. I was invited to become a committee member last September. We sang at HRH Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday at Windsor castle.

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

New

20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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Sylvia B

£30/hour

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20 years

Approved English Language Teacher

My long-time work experience from Bulgaria as a teacher of English and French is due to my linguistic expertise, self-confidence, organisational ability and motivational skills which I have acquired during more than 24 years of teaching. My professional history has been formed mainly in the Secondary stage of Bulgarian Education system as well as through tutoring and volunteering with children and adults. I take pride in my work as an English and French teacher in the best Secondary school in my home town where foreign languages are a priority and main school subjects. Apart school work, I worked as a private tutor and had a number of students who I prepared for FCE and CAE Cambridge exams as well as for IELTS exams in English. I also taught English and French to adults in evening courses and Elementary to Intermediate French to students from other schools. I worked as a Teacher in a Summer school in English, therefore I have already experience in working in Language schools. In addition, I worked many years as a Language tutor in Language courses in English and French with young people and adults as well. I have Master's degrees in English as a foreign language and in French. I have a recognised QTS, a valid DBS check and some experience as a supply teacher mainly in schools in and around Coventry. Therefore, I consider myself qualified and experienced enough and I have no doubt that I will be able to demonstrate strong commitment, deep understanding and professionalism in tutoring.

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Why use an online English tutor?

English is, unquestionably, one of the most important subjects for students to understand. As the mother tongue of the UK, and the international language of business and diplomacy, English is integral to all academic subjects and daily life in the UK. Proficiency in English is therefore essential to success in every sphere of a students life.

While indisputably vital, English can also be an extremely difficult subject for students to grasp at various points of the educational system and beyond. From developing fundamental speaking, reading and writing skills to the high-level analysis and understanding of A-level English or University English studies, there are multiple points in English study where students can struggle or fall behind. With English such an inherently critical subject, the support of a private English tutor can prove essential to a student’s success both academically and in their daily lives. Online English tuition provides the perfect solution for students looking to enhance their English knowledge, whatever their age and level of learning. Online tuition offers and unrivalled flexibility around student’s schedules and budgets, without compromising the quality of their educational experience. With an online English tutor, students can get the help they need to overcome any educational hurdles and excel in English, however they use it.

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Tutor House represent a gold standard of online tutoring. Our tutors are all experienced and fully vetted professionals, educated to at least degree level and with full DBS checks. The Tutor House team personally interview each online tutor before registering them for tuition sessions so that we can ensure they have the personality, skills and knowledge to provide top quality online tuition.

The flexibility of our online tutors means that lessons can be booked at a time that suits the student. All that is required for a lesson is a laptop and internet connection, so students can learn in their own homes, in a cafe or library, or even while in travelling. Tutor House utilise Skype technology so that students can see as well as hear their tutors and thus engage with visual aids. Tutors and students can also use the typing software to communicate, providing valuable notes and information for the students post-lesson. Without the cost and time constraints of travelling to a student for face to face tuition, online tutors often offer competitive rates that are viable even for learners on a tight budget.

Aside from the quality of the tutors and the flexibility of the tuition service, where Tutor House really stand out is in the personalized tuition we deliver. Our tutors recognise that each student is unique, with their own strengths and shortcomings, learning style and personality. Private online English tutors are able to identify exactly where a student is in their learning journey, hone in on areas where they most need support, and deliver a personalised online tuition program that ensures they get the most out of each session. On average, the support of a Tutor House tutor can improve a student’s final qualifications by 3 grades after just 20 lessons. Invest in academic success and book your online English tutor today.

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It’s one thing deciding to use the services of an online tutor, but finding the right one for you is another story. So much choice and so little assurance of quality make the prospect of trawling through endless Google searches pretty daunting, especially when there’s no guarantee you’ll find a tutor with the right skills, experience and personality. Thankfully, finding your perfect online English tutor has never been easier thanks to Tutor House. Our unique smart search algorithm turns a couple of pieces of key information and transforms it into a selection of the top English tutors that exactly meet your needs. Follow these simple steps and say hello to online English tutor excellence:

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Who could benefit from online English Tuition?

As the mother tongue of the UK and an international language, both of business and diplomacy, proficiency in English communication is essential for students of every age and level. The ability to express yourself clearly and effectively in written and spoken English is a vital skill and students who are able to excel in English will feel the benefits in both their academic and daily lives. While deeply beneficial, students can struggle to grasp the nuances of the English language and the challenges of English study only increase through the education system. There are multiple points in the academic system where English may prove too complex for students to understand without support. Online English tuition can provide a solution for students of every age and level.

Primary Online Tutors: Online English tutors for Primary school students are able to build a solid foundation upon which all of a student’s further education, across all academic subjects, will be based. At this level, students will develop fundamental skills such as reading, writing and speaking in English. Our online English tutors will be able to hone in on any particular areas a student is struggling with, from spelling to the pronunciation of certain sounds. The online platform makes English tuition a fun and engaging activity, with tutors able to incorporate sound effects, games and visual stimuli into their lessons as well as leaving valuable notes. Equally, online English tutors are able to build a connection to students where they feel safe and supported, building their confidence and instilling a love for reading, writing and all things English.
GCSE or IGCSE Online Tutors: IGCSE and GCSE English courses represent a real step-up from their education so far in terms of academic rigour and the importance of a student's final grades. A pass or above in English is a prerequisite for a number of colleges in addition to being required for acceptance onto the majority of University courses. Equally, many employers use English GCSE grades to determine whether applicants have the necessary English proficiency to perform job roles. The GCSE English course develops a student’s reading, writing and speaking skills as well as building their capacity to analyse, argue and process information. With the help of an online English tutor, students can get the support they need to develop the knowledge and skills required for GCSE success. Lessons can be booked around their schedule with tutors catering the content to reflect where a student is struggling and their point in the GCSE curriculum. With online English tutoring, students will benefit from a variety of online tools as well as valuable notes. Improvement in English means that students are able to improve their grades across all GCSE subjects, in addition to getting top marks in possibly the most crucial core subject at this vital point in their education.
A-level or Pre-U Online Tutors: A-level and Pre-U English courses present a dramatic increase in the quantity and quality of work students must deliver if they are to succeed. All A-level qualifications are integral to a student’s future ambitions, whether academic or employment based. Some employers and University courses specifically require applicants to get top A-level English grades. The course also introduces students to a number of culturally important texts, intensely develops their communication skills, builds their analytical and critical thinking abilities and enhancing their research skills - all of which are hugely advantageous to students whatever their future holds. While success at A-level English is deeply beneficial, it is also a point in the academic journey where many students struggle. Online English A-level tutors are experienced teaching the course of all the major exam boards and can give targeted tuition support that ensures students get top grades. Online tutors can also identify areas where a student is struggling and present teaching in a way that suits the students learning style. Online English tuition can be scheduled to fit around the busy lives of A-level students, with lessons possible while travelling, in lunch breaks at school, or from home - to name just a few possibilities. With private online English tuition, students are able to get first-class educational support that ensures they succeed in their English A-levels and reap all of the rewards of a top English grade.
University Online Tutors: Studying English at University is a huge undertaking, with students expected to analyse a broad selection of texts with nuance and high-level critique, as well as demonstrating exceptional oral and written communication in a range of mediums. Obtaining a top English degree can open up a number of employment opportunities, but is no mean feat. Many students struggle with the vastly different learning style of University, strenuous academic rigour, and the challenge of juggling the responsibilities of adult life. An online English tutor for University students can provide the answer. English University tutors are experienced with the University course requirements, many also doubling as English lecturers or professors, and so can give expert support to students. The online platform enables students to book lessons with complete flexibility and at a competitive rate, with students able to learn any time and from almost anywhere. With the guidance of an online English University tutor, students can reach the pinnacle of their English abilities and enjoy a successful academic and employment future.
Adult Learner Online Tutors: Adult learners study English for a variety of reasons and may require anything from basic English conversation practice to high-level education qualification support. Whatever the adult student’s needs, Tutor House online English tutors are able to create lessons and a learning plan that ensures they exceed their goals. Adult life is particularly hectic, which makes the online tutoring platform beneficial as students can book lessons at a time and in a place that suits them. Many adult learners also feel more comfortable learning via the online platform as it helps negate any potential embarrassment. Online tutors must adhere to the same high standards as our face-to-face tutors and will deliver the same top quality tutoring to their students, with the addition of a wealth of online teaching tools.

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By default, when searching for a tutor you will be shown the nearest tutors to your location. Travelling longer distances may incur additional travel costs; however the tutor will inform you if this is the case, and any travel costs can be mutually agreed before the lesson is booked. Most tutors would expect to travel up to 45 minutes to get you, at no extra cost. If there are additional charges the tutor will make you aware of that. You can always ask the tutor for online lessons if there is the possibility of travel costs being added to the costs of your lessons. Most of our Tutors infact use Skype and can carry out lessons online with no additional cost. Sometimes online courses is the perfect answer.

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Yes, we do take a fee, but at a fraction of the rate which other companies charge. We don’t have a sign up fee for new customers, we don’t charge an introduction fee, and we don’t charge administration fees. However, we do charge a small commission which pays for the security of tutors (we meet all tutors, check their DBS certificates and ensure they are who they say there are), and the maintenance of the site. If you have any problems using the site, you can always email or call us.

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If a tutor is late for a lesson then it is the duty of the tutor to arrange to make up the lost time by finding a time that suits you both, either on the same day or another mutually convenient time. Usually the tutor will make up the time during the lesson. For example if the tutor was 30 minutes late they would stay an extra 30 minutes at the end of the lesson. If this is not possible you can then either ask the tutor to make up the time at the next lesson, or contact us and we will arrange a partial refund for you. If the tutor fails to do this then please contact us via disputes@tutorhouse.co.uk and we will respond to your dispute within 48 hours, if not sooner.

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After selecting your tutor for your desired material, you can book a lesson right away! Send an inquiry to your selected Tutor and once a tutor accepts your inquiry, it will be registered as an ‘open enquiry’ within your messages tab. This is where you will be able to communicate with our tutors, discuss your requirements, arrange lesson times, and book and pay for lessons. When you submit your booking request, the credit card details provided will be subject to an authorisation hold (to the total amount agreed with the tutor for the cost of the initial session and for any other lessons which will take place thereafter). Not only that, but you can also rate and review your tutor once you’ve had your lesson! Tutor House values your feedback.

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Yes. All tutors must have a valid DBS certificate before their profile goes live on the Tutor House site. We do in-house DBS checks, which means we get DBS done very quickly. If a tutor’s DBS certificate is not validated or has expired then their profile will taken down until a new DBS certificate is issued. Although this is completely over to the tutor to notify us when it has expired. Once we’ve checked the tutors DBS, we are not responsible for keeping it up to date. A DBS (Disclosed Baring Service) is a way of checking tutors. Tutor House performs a background check, and a police checks. We make sure that all tutors are suitable to work with children and adults, before their profiles go live. The DBS replaced the CRB.

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Once you have made the lesson request, you can communicate with the tutor. You can discuss your tuition requirements and the lesson timing with in-app instant messaging. The messaging is instant, so your tutor will receive the notification via both; the website and email. Hence he or she can respond to immediately. You may wish to discuss your preferred lesson time and date, or discuss which exam board you’re studying for A-levels and GCSE’s, or even to discuss specific text and books which you are currently studying. Also, You can communicate with the tutor with the instant in-app messaging at any point (before or after the booking has been made). Please note that it is possible for you and the tutor to mutually agree to booking changes after this stage. This must be done within the messenger app on the website. You can also use the same means of comunication to find out more about the tutor, after you have requested a booking. In addition to this you can always check the tutors reviews and ranking.

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While you think it is faster it elevates your risk and you use lose all the benefits of Tutor House policies. Paying the tutor directly is NOT secure nor protected. If you do pay a tutor outside of the Tutor House website you will not be protected by our 48 Hour Cancelation Policy, our Disputes Policy or our Refund Policy. We also can not protect you from fraud or spam accounts. Before messaging a tutor you are required to sign our Terms and Conditions. Any loss of earning would be considered a legal matter. Tutor House is designed to introduce excellent tutors to customers putting tutors in touch with students and learners. We help and support students to get the best out of their learning experience. If you use the Tutor House website you must complete all bookings within the online platform, including the arrangement of any other services provided by tutors for clients. If you make any arrangement with a tutor that you were introduced to through Tutor House, outside the online platform, either for tuition or payment, you will have broken our terms and conditions. In this case, neither the tutor or customer (parent or student) will be protected or covered, as mentioned above. For more information about payment please refer to our terms and conditions.

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If you are running late for a booking then please do let the tutor know via the in-app messenger as soon as possible because the tutor may still have to finish the lesson at the scheduled time, depending on his/her availability. However, tutors will usually try to make up time lost at the end of the session for the intended duration, although it’s important to note that this is at the tutor’s discretion. Tutors will usually wait for 30 minutes, but again this is at the tutor’s discretion – tutors may well have to leave at the original time for another lesson. If you are late for the lesson, tutors will charge for the full amount that has been agreed and confirmed. We operate a 48 hour cancellation policy, which means that if you cancel the lesson with 48 hours you will be charged the full amount.

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Finding a tutor with Tutor House is fast, simple, and secure. Our online tutoring platform helps you find, message and book tutors within a few clicks. Simply enter your required subject with the level and your location, and our website will return a list of recommended tutors. You can then filter these tutors according to experience, price, and recommendation. Each tutor has a detailed profile with a personal statement and details about their qualifications and teaching experience.

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Yes, we operate a 48 hour cancellation policy. Our policy protects both tutor and customer. You can cancel your booking without incurring any charges as long as it’s cancelled at least 48 hours before the lesson is due to take place. However, if you cancel your lesson within 48 hours you will be charged the full amount. If there is an unforeseen circumstance, then both the tutor and Tutor House will discuss this with you. In some situations lessons can be rescheduled (free of charge), but this is at the tutor’s discretion.