One-to-One Courses
English for Young People (12-17)

Our ONE-TO-ONE ENGLISH FOR YOUNG PEOPLE COURSE is specially designed for young people aged from 12 to 17 years approximately who have their own particular language needs. We can also accept children under 12 years old by special arrangement. Teachers for these courses have particular expertise and qualifications for teaching at this level and caring for younger students.

Lessons are presented and delivered in an appropriate and friendly manner with the best interests of the student in mind. Our teachers understand the needs of this group very well and are most aware of the best teaching methods to bring out the best in every young student while making the whole experience an enjoyable one for all concerned.

With the knowledge that our students will be at primary or secondary school or preparing for third level there will be a mix of skills and activities and, of course, every course will be different according to individual needs. Emphasis will be on a balance of activities to ensure that those areas of language that need improvement will receive attention. There will be speaking practice and listening activities, good use of grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation and appropriate reading and writing practice. Advice in relation to study skills will also be offered. Constant feedback and mentoring will feature and the teacher will offer all the assistance and encouragement needed to allow for maximum progress.

A Language File is kept to make a record of the progress made by the student and is a valuable resource for future use.

LESSON DURATION: Lessons are 60 minutes duration.

DOCUMENTATION: We negotiate a Needs Analysis and Course Plan with you prior to course commencement, conduct an Assessment of English level, complete daily Lesson Sheets which record brief information about the lesson topics and aims for reference, and provide a Certificate of Attendance signed by our Course Director at course conclusion. Copies of all documents are provided to you so that you have a record of your course from start to finish. You will be given your own Language File to make a written record of your progress which will be a valuable resource after your course.

ENGLISH LEVEL REQUIRED: This course is suitable for young students from complete beginner to those with a more advanced standard.

FREQUENCY: Courses commence every week from January to December (excluding Christmas).

TUTORS: Our tutors for this course are qualified English language teachers with recognised qualifications to teach at this level.

COST: from €50 per hour, or €475 (10 hours), €690 (15 hours), €925 (20 hours) per week. Two students with similar ages, levels of English and interests may also take this course.

SPECIAL NOTE: All students on our English for Young People Course must be accompanied by a responsible adult to and from lessons. Lesson commencement and conclusion times must be respected.

NOTE: We can accept students on a 2 - 1 basis with the teacher in the case of siblings/friends who have a similar English level and age. The cost is €760 (10 hours), €1104 (15 hours) and €1480 (20 hours) per week.

A minimum of 10 hours per week must be taken as these are specialised courses and designed specifically for the young students concerned.

You are very welcome to remain in contact with us following course conclusion regarding any matter and we will endeavour to assist you in any way we can. We ask you to let us have your opinion after your course has finished.

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