Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home

 
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
Home tuition for all ages
Live and learn in your teacher’s home in the UK
or study online from the comfort of your own home

                                            2021
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
Bedroom                   Bathroom                              Laundry
Private bedroom           Private bathroom is                   and towels
                          available for additional cost         are provided

Lounge                Living room                         Kitchen
Become immersed in    Personalised lessons                Meals with the
British family life   in the teacher’s home               family are included
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
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     Why is Bucksmore Home Tuition right for me?                                                                               Courses
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                                                                                                                                 Now
    > A leading provider                     > Teachers with                         > Immersive                               Available
      of home tuition                          approved                                environment
      Bucksmore Home Tuition                   qualifications                            Students can expect to make
                                                                                                                                  See p.18
                                                                                                                                                                 Overview of courses
      (formerly Bucksmore Homelingua)            We ask that our teachers have           faster progress on a Bucksmore
      has welcomed students for over             an English teaching qualification       Home Tuition one-to-one course                                          Adults (Ages 18+)     Juniors (Ages 13-17) Children (Ages 6-12)
      20 years. We are accredited                such as the University of               than in a traditional school
                                                                                                                               English Immersion
      by the British Council as a                Cambridge (CELTA) or Trinity            environment.
      recognised home tuition and                College (TESOL) qualification.                                                English + Culture
                                                                                         By living in the home of their
      online courses provider. We are            For school teachers, we request
                                                                                         teacher, students can immerse         Exam Preparation
      also a member of EnglishUK.                a postgraduate teaching
                                                                                         themselves in the language
                                                 qualification – either a PGCE in                                              Family
                                                                                         outside of lesson times, so they
                                                 the UK or PGDE in Ireland.
                                                                                         can practice English studied in       Business English
                                                                                         class in a real-life context.
                                                                                                                               Specialist Topics

                                                                                                                               School Subjects
    > Personalised course                    > Programmes available > Safe and protected:
      to suit you                              every week of the year Covid secure                                             School / University Preparation
      A unique and tailored course               Home Tuition courses run                Student and teacher welfare is        English with Activities
      for each and every student. All            52 weeks of the year. Please            our number one priority. Due to
      aspects of the course - from               note the availability of specific       the private nature of the courses,    School Holidays
      lessons and skills, to leisure time        teachers does depend on the time        Home Tuition is a great option for    Christmas Experience
      and even cultural visits - can be          of year.                                continuing learning and travelling
                                                                                                                               Rural Experience
      customised according to your                                                       as things improve. We have
      needs and learning goals.                                                          introduced a variety of measures      Custom                                                                               Watch our
                                                                                         to help minimise the risks of                                                                                            ‘Day in the Life’
                                                                                         COVID-19 and adapt these in line
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       video
                                                                                         with the latest advice.

                                                                                                                               Sample Timetable (25 hours of tuition)

      Personalise your course                                                                                                  Day        Morning                      Afternoon                        Evening
      Customise your course in three easy steps:
                                                                                                                               Day 1      Excursion to Oxford          Excursion to Oxford              Movie night

                                                                                                                                                                       Personalised lesson &
                                                                                                                               Day 2      Personalised lesson
                                             >                                       >                                                                                 Walking tour of local area
                                                                                                                                                                       Coursework session &
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Homework session

                                                                                                                               Day 3      Personalised lesson                                           Relax in the garden
                                                                                                                                                                       Visit to castle

      1. Choose your course                      2. Choose your location                 3. Choose your dates                  Day 4      Personalised lesson          Excursion to countryside         Cooking with teacher
      Bucksmore Home Tuition offers              Choose from over 100 locations          Decide on a convenient time for
      over 20 different courses that can         across the UK & Ireland.                you – Bucksmore Home Tuition                                                  Personalised lesson &
                                                                                                                               Day 5      Personalised lesson                                           BBQ
      be entirely personalised to fit your                                               courses are available all year                                                Visit to historical attraction
      needs.                                                                             round. You can study for as many                                              Coursework session &
                                                                                         weeks as you like, and you can also   Day 6      Personalised lesson                                           Games night
      Join on your own or as a family                                                                                                                                  Trip to museum
                                                                                         choose how many hours per week
      and choose from our 1:1 or 2:1
                                                                                         to study for.                         Day 7      Excursion to London          Shopping time                    Family party night
      learning options.
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
Who are these
12                                                                                                                            courses for?                   Courses                                                              13

                                                                                                                            Young learners wanting a
     English for juniors                                                                                                    safe, family environment
                                                                                                                                                             > English Immersion
     Ages 13 - 17                                                                                                           Students at boarding schools
                                                                                                                                                             A personalised General English course designed for the needs
                                                                                                                            in the UK or abroad, needing
                                                                                                                            immersive programmes             of junior students. This is a perfect course for young learners
                                                                                                                            in the school holidays           who are looking to improve their speaking, listening, reading
                                                 Our young learners live and learn in the family                                                             and writing skills. The total immersion environment means
                                                                                                                            Students needing an intensive,
                                                                                                                                                             that students speak and listen to English all day, helping
                                                 home of a friendly, professional teacher who will                          focussed programme to
                                                                                                                                                             build their confidence and increase their English ability.
              Year-round courses                                                                                            prepare for important exams
     365
              (Sunday - Saturday)                design a course to suit their academic needs.
                                                                                                                                                             > Exam Preparation
              All language levels                Many Bucksmore Home Tuition tutors are current or former school                                             Our intensive exam preparation courses deliver results rapidly
                                                 teachers. They are able to cover everything from English Language                                           by personalising the course to your academic needs and exam
                                                 skills to revision for Science, Maths, and many other school subjects.                                      goals. Our exam specialist teachers can help you prepare for
              1:1 or 2:1 immersion
              environment                                                                                                 Included in the                    English exams as well as university and work exams.
                                                 Students speak and listen to English all day in the family
                                                 home environment, helping them build confidence and
                                                                                                                          course fee                         Exam courses include:
              Full adult                         greatly improve their language level in a short time.                                                       • IELTS™                         • Cambridge First (FCE)
              supervision                                                                                                     Personalised course with       • TOEFL®                         • Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
                                                                                                                              your chosen teacher            • iBT®                           • School exams
                                                                                                                                                             • Cambridge Preliminary
                                                                                                                              Adult supervision
                                                                                                                                                               (PET)
                                                                                                                              of your child
                                                                                                                                                             > English with Activities
                                                                                                                              Accommodation in the
                                                                                                                                                             Students can combine their English lessons with a bespoke
                                                                                                                              home of the teacher,
                                                                                                                                                             activity package based on their interests. Packages include:
                                                                                                                              with private bedroom
                                                                                                                                                             History, Music, Adventure Activities, Horse Riding or Tennis.

                                                                                                                              All meals taken at home        > School Subjects
                                                                                                                              Two half-day trips or          This course provides expert tutoring in their chosen subject
                                                                                                                              activities per week and        whilst also benefiting from the immersive English environment.
                                                                                                                                                             Our teachers have extensive knowledge of the school system as
                                                                                                                              one full-day weekend
                                                                                                                                                             well as in-depth expertise in any particular subject chosen by the
                                                                                                                              trip for courses of more
                                                                                                                                                             student.
                                                                                                                              than two weeks
                                                                                                                                                             Exam preparation courses include:
                                                                                                                              Pre-arrival online             •   GCSE
                                                                                                                              assessment and                 •   AS / A Levels
                                                                                                                              academic evaluation            •   International Baccalaureate (IB)

                                                                                                                                                             Available subjects include: Maths, English, Physics, Biology,
                                                                                                                              Study materials for
                                                                                                                                                             Chemistry, History and Geography
                                                                                                                              use during the stay
       Course fees
                                                                                                                              Personal end-of-
           Per week UK                  Exam            Ireland          Exam                                                 course report
                                                                                                                                                              Per week           School Subjects (1:1)
                                        Preparation                      Preparation
                                                                                                                              Certificate of attendance                          Secondary          A-Level
                      1:1      2:1 (pp) 1:1    2:1 (pp) 1:1     2:1 (pp) 1:1    2:1 (pp)
                                                                                                                                                              15 hours           £1,410             £1,510
           15 hours   £1,310   £895     £1,370   £955       €1,650     €1,155     €1,700     €1,205                           Travel insurance
                                                                                                                                                              20 hours           £1,570             £1,670
           20 hours   £1,495   £1,010   £1,555   £1,070     €1,900     €1,330     €1,950     €1,380
                                                                                                                              Course book to take home on     25 hours           £1,720             £1,820
           25 hours   £1,650   £1,125   £1,710   £1,185     €2,150     €1,505     €2,200     €1,555
                                                                                                                              Exam Preparation courses        30 hours           £1,870             £1,970
           30 hours   £1,805   £1,240   £1,865   £1,300
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
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                                                                                                                          courses for?
                                                                                                                                                      > English Immersion
     English for children                                                                                               Young learners wanting a
                                                                                                                                                      A General English course for children that builds
                                                                                                                        safe, family environment
     Ages 6 - 12                                                                                                                                      confidence and develops speaking fluency.
                                                                                                                        Children preparing for a
                                                                                                                        boarding school in the UK     Activity-based learning allows your child to practise
                                                                                                                                                      English in a comfortable setting.
                                                                                                                        Students travelling alone
                                                Your child will study at the home of a caring                           for the first time who need
                                                and professional teacher.                                               extra care and attention      > Boarding School Preparation
              Year-round courses
     365                                                                                                                                              A course specially designed for students planning
              (Sunday - Saturday)                                                                                                                     on studying at a boarding school in the UK or Ireland.
                                                Our courses are adapted for younger students aged 6-12 and our
                                                teachers are specially selected to look after younger students.                                       Our teachers will help prepare your child for life
              All language levels               Many of our teachers are current or former school teachers and                                        at school, including practical and cultural lessons.
                                                are experienced in hosting young learners.
              1:1 or 2:1 immersion                                                                                                                    Boarding School Preparation courses include:
              environment                       The course will be a mixture of lessons and activity based learning   Included in the                 • Greater understanding of UK and Ireland
                                                appropriate to the child’s age and needs.                             course fee                        boarding schools and curricula
              Full adult                                                                                                                              • Visit a UK or Irish boarding school
              supervision                       A large focus will be on conversation and speaking fluency, as well       Personalised course with
                                                as building confidence in conversational English.                         your chosen teacher         • Develop independent study skills

                                                                                                                                                      • Practical life skills for boarding schools
                                                                                                                          Adult supervision
                                                                                                                          of your child               > School Subjects
                                                                                                                                                      This is a total immersion course for young learners who
                                                                                                                          Private bedroom in
                                                                                                                                                      would like to focus on a particular academic subject in
                                                                                                                          the teacher’s home          English such as maths or science. The teacher is a fully
                                                                                                                                                      qualified primary school teacher.
                                                                                                                          All meals taken at home
                                                                                                                                                       Per week          School Subjects (1:1)
                                                                                                                          Two half-day trips or        15 hours         £1,610
                                                                                                                          activities per week and
                                                                                                                                                       20 hours         £1,770
                                                                                                                          one full-day weekend
                                                                                                                          trip for courses of more     25 hours         £1,920
                                                                                                                          than two weeks               30 hours         £2,070

                                                                                                                          Pre-arrival online
                                                                                                                          assessment and
                                                                                                                          academic evaluation

                                                                                                                          Study materials for                          Welfare and Safety
                                                                                                                                                            The security and well-being of our students
                                                                                                                          use during the stay
                                                                                                                                                            is of paramount importance. To ensure our
                                                                                                                          Personal end-of-                   students have a safe and enjoyable time,
       Course fees                                                                                                                                            Bucksmore Home Tuition has a detailed
                                                                                                                          course report
                                                                                                                                                            student welfare policy that teachers follow.
           Per week United Kingdom                        Ireland                                                         Certificate of attendance
                                                                                                                                                                Students aged 12 and under are not
                      1:1            2:1 (pp)             1:1                  2:1 (pp)                                                                         allowed out of the home alone, and
                                                                                                                          Travel insurance
           15 hours   £1,515         £1,050               €1,950               €1,365                                                                                are supervised at all times.
           20 hours   £1,700         £1,175               €2,200               €1,540
           25 hours   £1,860         £1,300               €2,450               €1,715
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
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     School holiday programmes                                                                                           British culture courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tomoko’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Christmas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      experience

     Half-Term Study                                           Summer Duo (Ages 13 - 17)                                  Rural Experience                                               Traditional Christmas and New Year

            Year round                                                  Summer only                                                                                                               1 week: 21 - 27 December
     365                                                                                                                    365    Year round                                                     (Christmas only)
                                                                        (Sunday - Saturday)                                                                                                       2 weeks: 21 December - 3 January
                                                                                                                                                                                                  (Christmas and New Year)
                                                                                                                                   All language levels
            All language levels                                         All language levels
                                                                                                                                                                                                  All language levels
            Make the most of you school                                 Enjoy a 2:1 course with another                            Experience life in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Experience a traditional British
            holidays with specialist tuition                            student from a different country                           British countryside
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Christmas and New Year

     Available for international students who choose not to    Summer Duo is a student matching service offered         Rural Experience is a unique opportunity for students to       Experience the magic of Christmas with your teacher’s
     to travel home for their holidays and wish to work on     by Bucksmore Home Tuition for courses during the         live in a rural setting and take part in typical countryside   family in the UK or Ireland! A one or two week course,
     their academic studies between terms.                     summer period. Junior students aged 13-17 can request    activities such as baking, dog walking and horse riding. It    combining English language tuition with full immersion in
                                                               to be matched with another international student         is perfect for those wishing to take a break from city life,   all the Christmas festivities and family fun. The Christmas
     Students can make the most of their holidays with one     studying on the same course. We match students based     or for those who just want to spend time in the outdoors       immersion course is made up of 10 hours of formal lessons
     or two-week courses designed to improve their grasp       on gender, age, English level and first language.        and see what country life means for the British.               and 5 hours of festive activity based learning per week.
     of English for Academic Purposes. This can also be
     combined with revision for specific school subjects.      The 2:1 price will be applied to any course booked       Additional activities such as quad-biking, clay pigeon         Included in the course fee
                                                               before the end of April 2021, even if we are unable to   shooting and hot air balloon rides are available as extras.
                                                               find a match.                                                                                                           • 10 hours of lessons &       • Total immersion and
     Our teachers also provide a fully structured programme                                                             The course is available with or without tuition.
                                                                                                                                                                                         5 hours of activity           integration into your
     of activities and excursions to ensure they have a fun,
                                                                                                                        Included in the course fee                                       based learning                teacher’s family life
     productive and engaging stay, even outside of lessons.
                                                                                                                                                                                       • Christmas activities        • Study materials and
                                                                Per week 2:1 (pp)                                       • Personalised course          • Accommodation in the                                          student information pack
                                                                                                                                                                                       • Private bedroom
      Per week         Lessons (15 hrs)                         20 hours £980                                             with qualified teacher         home of the teacher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Certificate of attendance
                                                                                                                                                         with private bedroom          • Personalised course to
                       1:1              2:1 (pp)                                                                        • Adult supervision
                                                                                                                                                                                         meet student’s interests • Travel insurance
                       £1,440               £1,000                                                                        of your child                • All meals taken
      Prep
                                                                                                                                                         at home                       • All meals taken at home
      School                                                    Dates available
      (6-12)                                                    Sunday 27 June - Saturday 10 July                        Per week         No Lessons                                    Per week UK                          Ireland
      Senior           £1,245               £935
                                                                Sunday 11 July - Saturday 24 July                                         1:1                   2:1 (pp)                              1:1        2:1 (pp) 1:1           2:1 (pp)
      School
                                                                Sunday 25 July - Saturday 07 August                      Adult            £995                  £785                    Adult         £1,125 £885            €1,340     €1,005
      (13-17)
                                                                                                                         (18+)                                                          (18+)
      University £950                       £745
                                                                                                                         Junior           £1,310                £895                    Junior        £1,495 £1010           €1,740     €1,305
      (18+)
                                                                                                                         (13-17)                                                        (13-17)
                                                                                                                        1:1 lessons can be added at an additional cost on request.     Family package options available on request.
                                                                                                                        Family package options available on request.
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
365     Year-round courses
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     Bucksmore Home Tuition Online                                                                                                            All language levels

     All ages
                                                                                                                                              1:1 or 2:1 live lessons

     Our online courses enable you to continue to benefit from Bucksmore Home Tuition’s                                                                                 How do I become a
     personalised approach and expert teachers from your home at a time that suits you.                                                       Flexible schedule
                                                                                                                                                                        Bucksmore Online student?
                                                                                                                                              seven days a week
     So, whether you are looking to maximise your progression in English, continue to study your school
     subjects, prepare for exams or university, we can create a bespoke online course just for you.                                                                     1. Submit an enquiry
                                                                                                                                                                          Go to either www.homelingua.com/enquiry or
                                                                                                                                     Included in the                      contact info@bucksmore.com. Please provide us
                                                                                                                                     course fee                           with as much information as possible in order to
                                                                                                                                            Personalised course with      help us recommend the perfect teacher for you.
                                                                                                                                            your chosen teacher
                                                                                                                                                                        2. Recieve an expert course
                                                                                                                                                                           recommendation
                                                                                                                                            Pre-arrival online
                                                                                                                                            assessment and                Our expert Course Consultants will find you a
                                                                                                                                            academic evaluation           teacher who matches your personal study goals and
                                                                                                                                                                          suggest a timetable which is mutually convenient for
               My instructor made our classes                                                                                                                             you and your teacher.
                                                                                                                                            Personal end-of-
               interesting and entertaining. I                                                                                              course report
       think that these online classes are a good                                                                                                                       3. Confirm your course
       alternative to usual summer camps.                                                                                                   Certificate of completion     Once you are happy with your teacher
                                                                                                                                                                          recommendation, you will be asked to pay the
       Amaury, France
                                                                                                                                                                          course fee to confirm your course and guarantee
       English Online
                                                                                                                                                                          your teacher. We’ll then send you all the information
                                                                                                                                                                          you need to get online.

     > English Language                                                > Univeristy Preparation                                      Why learn online                   4. Download and install Zoom
     Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced learner, our      Our higher education specialists will help you make the
                                                                                                                                     with Bucksmore
                                                                                                                                     Home Tuition?                        Our lessons take place using the leading
     qualified English teachers help you maximise your progress in a   tough decisions of choosing which subject to take and where
                                                                                                                                                                          video-conferencing software Zoom, so make sure
     short period of time with personalised one-to-one lessons.        to apply.
                                                                                                                                            Experienced tutors            you have this installed to start your course.
     Teachers use a variety of methods to keep students engaged        They’ll also help you figure out how to apply, and provide           expertly matched to each
     online with an emphasis on interactivity.                         advice on personal statements and entrance exams to help             student’s needs and goals   5. Start learning Online
                                                                       you secure your place at a top university.
     Choose from General English, English for Academic Purposes,                                                                                                          Log in, and you’re ready to start your first lesson
     Business English, Exam Preparation or Specialised Courses.
                                                                       > Oxbridge Insight                                                   Live lessons with no          with your teacher. Our academic team will be here
                                                                                                                       Watch our            prerecorded content           to support you every step of the way.
     > Subject Revision                                                For ambitious students looking
                                                                       to attend University of Oxford or          Oxbridge Insight
     Focus on a particular academic subject in English such as                                                                              Established online
                                                                       the University of Cambridge, we                    video
     maths, science, history, business or economics.                                                                                        learning platform           Course fees
                                                                       also have a specialist programme
     Our teachers have extensive knowledge of the school               matching students with Oxbridge                                      with interactive
     system as well as in-depth expertise in any particular            graduates.                                                           learning facilities
                                                                                                                                                                        Tuition Hours                    Course Fee
     subject chosen by the student.
                                                                       Get first-hand insight into your                                                                 Per Week
     Exam preparation courses include: GCSE, AS / A Level,             course of interest, understand the application process,              Detailed needs analysis
     International Baccalaureate (IB).
                                                                                                                                                                        5 x 1 hour sessions              £350
                                                                       including how to pick a college, and learn about life as an          and course adapted
                                                                       Oxbridge student.                                                    as you progress             10 x 1 hour sessions             £700
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
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                                                                         loves teaching from
     Academic standards                                                  her home in Suffolk

     Our Qualifications
     Bucksmore Home Tuition teachers
     are recruited using a strict application
     process. We request that teachers
                                                                                          Observations
                                                                                          Each teacher is observed on a yearly
     have an English teaching qualification
                                                                                          basis to ensure academic quality and
     such as the University of Cambridge
                                                                                          to help with teacher development.
     (CELTA) or the Trinity College
     (TESOL) qualification. For school
     teachers, we request a postgraduate                                                  Training Sessions
     teaching qualification – either a PGCE                                               Throughout the year Bucksmore
     in the UK or PGDE in Ireland.                                                        Home Tuition academic staff
                                                                                          hold regular training sessions
                                                                                          and professional development
     Teacher Selection Process
                                                                                          training for teachers and staff.
     Teachers go through a rigorous five-
     step recruitment process before
     becoming an active Bucksmore
     Home Tuition teacher. This process
                                                           English Language Teaching Accreditation
     includes a comprehensive interview,
     police background and reference            We are accredited by the British            We are a member of EnglishUK, the
     checks, and a full home inspection.        Council as a home tuition provider in       national association of language
                                                the United Kingdom.                         training centres in the UK.

     Inspections
     Before a student can study with a
     teacher, a member of the Head Office
     team inspects the teacher’s home
     and meets their family, with further
                                                Why is this important?                      What does EnglishUK do?
     inspections every two years.
                                                • It ensures we have appropriately          • It supports its members through
                                                  qualified teachers that are teaching        training, best practices and
     Support                                      quality courses.                            accreditation to ensure students
     The head office team monitors              • It inspects course management,              have the best possible experience.
     courses and student progress                 training and procedures.                  • It protects students with a
     constantly – which includes collecting     • It ensures accommodations are of a          complaints scheme and Student
                                                  high standard.                              Emergency Support Fund.
     initial student feedback to check
                                                • It checks that student welfare and
     on progress and satisfaction.                under-18s safeguarding measures
                                                  are in place.
                                                • There is a full inspection every four
                                                  years with spot checks and other
                                                  inspections throughout the period.
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
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     Meet our teachers                                                                                                              You can choose from over 150
                                                                                                                                    teachers across the UK & Ireland
     Be part of the family with home tuition and stay in charming locations across the UK and Ireland. A home tuition
     course is not just about making great academic progress; it is also a chance to visit the United Kingdom and Ireland.
     Bucksmore Home Tuition has teachers throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, including London, Oxford,
     Cambridge, Brighton, Edinburgh and Dublin. Our immersion courses include accommodation at the teacher’s home
     with a private bedroom. En-suite or private bathroom options are available for an additional charge.

                                                                 Andrea T                                       View full profile
                                                                Michelle       M
                                                                 Location: Hampton, London
                                                                    Nearest Airport: Heathrow (LHR)
                                                                    Courses Taught: English Immersion, Exam
                                                                    Preparation, Business English, Family Courses

                                                                    Andrea is a CELTA qualified teacher, specialising in
                                                                                                                                                                                    Highlands
                                                                    business and exam English. Before becoming a homestay
                                                                    teacher, Andrea had a career in human resources, working
                                                                    for a major international company in the UK and Russia,
                                                                    and then as a teacher in the Further Education sector.
                                                                    Andrea lives in Hampton, in south west London, with
                                                                    royal parks and the River Thames within walking distance
                 View full profile
                                                                    of the house.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Edinburgh

                                                               Michelle
                                                                Rowena G M                                      View full profile

                                                                   Location: Barrington, Central England
                                                                   Nearest Airport: London Stansted (STN)
                                                                                                                                                                                              Durham
                                                                   Courses Taught: Rural Experience, Family
                                                                   Courses, IELTS Preparation

                                                                   Rowena is a CELTA and PGCE qualified teacher,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      York
                                                                   specialising English Immersion and Exam Preparation
                                                                   courses including FCE, IELTS and CAE. Rowena lives in                                                                             Manchester
                                                                   the picturesque village of Barrington, just seven miles                                                        Liverpool
                                                                   from Cambridge. Rowena’s home is a large five bedroom
                                                                                                                                                          Dublin
                                                                   converted windmill which dates back to the 1820’s. There
                                                                   is a large garden with an outdoor swimming pool, pizza
                                                                   oven, vegetable plot, games room, an orchard.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Birmingham

                                                                Michelle                                                                                                                                 Stratford-    Cambridge
                                                                 Stephen S M                                    View full profile                                                                        upon-Avon
                                                                                                                                                                                     Cheltenham
                                                                    Location: Cherry Hinton, Cambridge
                                                                    Nearest Airport: London Stansted (STN)                                                                                         Bristol   Oxford
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cardiff
                                                                    Courses Taught: English Immersion, English + Culture                                                                                              London
                                                                    Stephen spent 15 years as a manager in industry, and                                                                      Bath            Brighton
                                                                    has a first class honours degree in management. Since
                                                                    changing career Stephen has gained the internationally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Hastings
                                                                                                                                                                       Cornwall                      Bournemouth
                                                                    recognised CELTA certificate in English teaching. Stephen                                                             Exeter
                                                                    lives in the suburb of Cherry Hinton in Cambridge.
                                                                    Cambridge home to the prestigious University of
                                                                    Cambridge, dating to 1209, is one of the UK’s most
                                                                    charming cities.
Home tuition for all ages - Live and learn in your teacher's home in the UK or study online from the comfort of your own home
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                                                                 Living immersed in                    I participated with my
                                                                 English culture is the best           daughter and we had a very
                                                                 way to learn and improve              good time. The teacher
                                                                                                                                    I’m more confident in
                                                                 your skills in English..              listened to our requests,
                                                                                                                                    speaking English now.
                                                                 (My teacher) Diana is                 so we were satisfied with
                                                                                                                                    The opportunity to study
                                                                 exceptional. She always               everything.
                                                                                                                                    with the teacher alone
                                                                 found the best way to
                                                                                                                                    makes it possible to create
                                                                 teach me new vocabulary               Tamami, Japan
                                                                                                       Family Study
                                                                                                                                    the lessons based on the
                                                                 and showed great interest
                                                                                                                                    student’s needs, so that
     Activities & Trips                                          in involving me in the true
                                                                                                                                    studying is more intensive.
                                                                 English lifestyle.
                                                                                                                                    That’s why you can make
     A home tuition course combines focussed                                                                                        a good progress in a
     home lessons with fun cultural activities and               Esperanza, Colombia                                                relatively short time.
                                                                 English for Life              My experience was really
     trips. It is the perfect way to enjoy a study                                             useful for my learning of
     holiday while experiencing life in a British or                                           English and I advise this to         Linus, Germany
     Irish family.                                                                             anyone who wants a full              English for Juniors

                                                                                               immersion course.
     On a Bucksmore Home Tuition course, some afternoons
     will be spent engaged in activities and trips with your
                                                                                               Marta, Italy
     teacher. Activities include city tours, museum visits,
                                                                                               Summer Duo
     art exhibitions, cooking and baking, traditional British                                                                         Laurence shares
     afternoon tea, visiting castles and many more!
                                                                                                                                      his Home Tuition
     If you have special requests for activities or places you
                                                                                                                                         experience
     would like to visit, please speak to your Bucksmore
     Home Tuition Course Consultant – we can create
     personalised trip packages for you.

     Excursions can include:

     •   City visits               •   Arts and crafts
     •   Castles/stately homes     •   Visit the Cotswolds
     •   Museum visits             •   Amusement parks
     •   Shopping trips            •   Afternoon tea
     •   UNESCO sites              •   Sporting activities
     •   Theatre trips

     Please note some trips and activities may incur an
     additional activity package fee.
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                                                                                                Sample Timetables
     home tuition student?

                                                                                                      Sample Timetable (15 hours of tuition)

           1.        Please provide us with as much information as possible in order to
                     help us recommend the perfect teacher for you e.g. preferred dates,               Day         Morning                           Afternoon                 Evening
        Submit an    location, language level, type of tuition, hours of tuition, interests,
                                                                                                       Day 1       Excursion to countryside          Afternoon tea             Movie night
                     hobbies, preferred type of teacher and study goals.
         Enquiry
                                                                                                       Day 2       Personalised lesson               Baking with teacher       Family games night

                                                                                                       Day 3       Personalised lesson               Visit to historic house   Project preparation

                     Our expert Course Consultants (who may contact you first to ask for                           Personalised lesson               Tour of local castle      Ghost walk
           2.        more details) will make a personalised teacher recommendation based
                                                                                                       Day 4

                     on the information you have provided. Teachers will be reserved for 48
        Receive a    hours after the profile is sent. Please reply within 48 hours to secure
                                                                                                       Day 5       Personalised lesson               Trip to the seaside       Sports evening
        Proposal     the teacher or request another profile.
                                                                                                       Day 6       Personalised lesson               Crazy golf                Family party night

                                                                                                       Day 7       Excursion to Brighton             Shopping time             Free time

                     Once you are happy with your teacher recommendation, you will be
                     asked to pay a deposit (£500/€500) in order to confirm your course
           3.        and guarantee your teacher.
      Confirm your   Once your deposit has been received, you will be sent a course                   Sample Timetable (20 hours of tuition)
        Course       confirmation email welcoming you as a Bucksmore Home Tuition
                     student.
                                                                                                       Day         Morning                           Afternoon                 Evening

                                                                                                       Day 1       Excursion to London               Excursion to London       Family games night

                                                                                                       Day 2       Personalised lesson               Discover the local area   Homework session
           4.        You can now personalise your itinerary and choose activities and visits
                     to suit your needs, as well as book airport transfers (if required - for
          Final      additional fee).
                                                                                                       Day 3       Personalised lesson               Bicycle ride              Movie night

      Arrangements
                                                                                                       Day 4       Personalised lesson               Trip to Brighton          Fish & chips dinner

                                                                                                                                                     Personalised lesson &
                                                                                                       Day 5       Personalised lesson                                         Sports Evening
                                                                                                                                                     Free time
                                                                                                                                                     Personalised lesson &
                                                                                                       Day 6       Personalised lesson                                         Socialising with the family
                                                                                                                                                     Cinema trip
           5.        Finally, it’s time to arrive at your teacher’s home and be welcomed               Day 7       Visit to local museum             Shopping time             Family party night
        Meet your    to Bucksmore Home Tuition!

        Teacher!
                                                                                                *Please see page 5 for a sample 25 hour timetable.
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Courses & Fees 2020/2021
All fees listed are per week, unless specified

  Adults (Ages 18+)                                                                                                                            English for the holidays (Ages 6+)
                                                  United Kingdom                                            Ireland                                                                                                     United Kingdom
  English for Life
  English Immersion              English Immersion            Exam Preparation         English Immersion            Exam Preparation           Half-Term*                         Ages 6-12                               Ages 13-17                             Ages 18+
  Exam Preparation                 1:1           2:1 (pp)      1:1         2:1 (pp)      1:1          2:1 (pp)        1:1         2:1 (pp)                                   1:1           2:1 (pp)                   1:1          2:1 (pp)                  1:1         2:1 (pp)
                                                                                                                                                     15 hours               £1,440         £1,000                    £1,245         £935                    £950          £745
         15 hours                £995              £785      £1,045         £835       €1,230          €860        €1,280          €910
                                                                                                                                             *Extra night supplement for a Friday - Sunday stay is available for the reduced price of £210 per student. Only available in October,
         20 hours               £1,125             £885      £1,185         £935       €1,380          €965        €1,430         €1,015
                                                                                                                                             February and March-April.
         25 hours               £1,235             £990      £1,300        £1,040      €1,530         €1,070       €1,580         €1,120
         30 hours               £1,360            £1,090     £1,420        £1,145      €1,680         €1,175       €1,730         €1,225
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        United Kingdom
                                                                                                                                               Summer Duo
  English for Work                                 United Kingdom                                              Ireland                                                                                    2:1 (pp) International student matching service
  Business English                                                                                                                                   20 hours                                                                 £980
  Specialist Courses                        1:1                        2:1 (pp)                       1:1                     2:1 (pp)
                                                                                                                                               British Culture Courses (Ages 6+)
         15 hours                         £1,125                        £845                      €1,400                       €980
         20 hours                         £1,265                        £950                      €1,600                      €1,120
                                                                                                                                               Traditional                                 United Kingdom                                                Ireland
         25 hours                         £1,410                       £1,050                     €1,800                      €1,260
                                                                                                                                               Christmas and
         30 hours                         £1,565                       £1,155                     €2,000                      €1,400
                                                                                                                                               New Year                              1:1                        2:1 (pp)                      1:1                     2:1 (pp)
  Family (All ages)                                                                                                                            Adults (Ages 18+)                     £995                        £785                       €1,235                     €990
  English for the                                                           United Kingdom                                                    Juniors (Ages 13-17)                  £1,310                       £895                       €1,860                    €1,240
  Family                                           Family Study                                        Family Visit                                                                                                     United Kingdom
  One parent & one child                 Both parent & child receive lessons             Only one family member receives lessons               Rural
                                                                                                                                                                                             No Lessons (1:1 lessons can be added at an additional cost on request)
  courses                                        (combined price)                                   (combined price)                           Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                   1:1                                               2:1 (pp)
        15 hours                                      £1,595                                             £1,550
                                                                                                                                               Adults (Ages 18+)                                  £995                                                 £785
        20 hours                                      £1,750                                             £1,705
                                                                                                                                              Juniors (Ages 13-17)                               £1,310                                                £895
        25 hours                                      £1,905                                             £1,860
                                                                                                                                              Children (Ages 6-12)                               £1,515                                               £1,050
        30 hours                                      £2,060                                             £2,015

  Juniors (Ages 13 - 17)                                                                                                                       Online (Ages 6+)
                                                                                                                                                                                     5 x 1 hour sessions per week                           10 x 1 hour sessions per week
  English for Juniors                             United Kingdom                                            Ireland                                   Online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1:1
  English Immersion             English Immersion             Exam Preparation         English Immersion            Exam Preparation
  Exam Preparation                                                                                                                                                                                 £350                                                     £700
                                 1:1       2:1 (pp)            1:1     2:1 (pp)         1:1       2:1 (pp)           1:1     2:1 (pp)
         15 hours               £1,310      £895             £1,370      £955          €1,650     €1,155           €1,700     €1,205           Additional services
         20 hours               £1,495     £1,010            £1,555     £1,070         €1,900     €1,330           €1,950     €1,380
         25 hours               £1,650     £1,125            £1,710     £1,185         €2,150     €1,505           €2,200     €1,555                                                       United Kingdom                                                Ireland
                                                                                                                                                Miscellaneous
         30 hours               £1,805     £1,240            £1,865     £1,300                                                                  Costs & Fees                                                     Junior                                               Junior
                                                                                                                                                                            Adult (ages 18+)                                          Adult (ages 18+)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (ages 6-17)                                          (ages 6-17)
  Children (Ages 6 - 12)
                                                                                                                                                Private bathroom
                                                                                                                                                                                    £150                         £150                       €160                      €160
  English for                                     United Kingdom                                            Ireland                                 (per week)
  Children                                                                                                                                       Additional night
                                           1:1                       2:1 (pp)                   1:1                         2:1 (pp)                                                £100                         £100                       €120                      €120
  English Immersion                                                                                                                                (no lessons)
         15 hours                        £1,515                      £1,050                    €1,950                       €1,365             Additional student**
         20 hours                        £1,700                      £1,175                    €2,200                       €1,540               (per week, with                    £700                         £750                       €750                      €800
         25 hours                        £1,860                      £1,300                    €2,450                       €1,715                    lessons)
                                                                                                                                               Additional person**
  School Subjects (Ages 6 - 17)                                                                                                                                                     £550                         £500                       €600                      €550
                                                                                                                                              (per week, no lessons)
                                                                            United Kingdom                                                           Transfers            Available on request - prices vary by location             Available on request - prices vary by location
  School Subjects                            Primary                              Secondary                           A-Level                ** Available on family courses only.
                                                                                    1:1
         15 hours                             £1,610                               £1,410                                £1,510
         20 hours                             £1,770                               £1,570                                £1,670
         25 hours                             £1,920                               £1,720                                £1,820
         30 hours                             £2,070                               £1,870                                £1,970

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R
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Key information                                                R's hobbies and interests
   Country United Kingdom                                         I love horses and horse-riding. We are an active family who
   City Cambridge                                                 enjoy cycling, roller-blading and walking in the surrounding
   Pets at home Dog                                               area with our dogs. I love horses and am actively involved
   Children at home Yes                                           with our local branch of the Pony Club. We have a basketball
                                                                  hoop and in the summer we play badminton and croquet in
   Teacher smokes No
                                                                  the garden. We also have a home-made punt which we use
   Bathroom type En-suite bathroom available                      on the river at the bottom of our garden. I also enjoy baking;
   Internet WiFi available with no restrictions                   especially cakes, and arts and crafts.

   Click here to see a map of where this teacher lives

About R
I am an experienced teacher with many years of teaching
both English as a foreign language and in the further
education sector. I have also taught exam classes such as
FCE, IELTS and CAE. Now with 2 primary school-aged boys, I
assist at their school where I am also a Parent Governor. We      5's home
really enjoy meeting new students and having them stay as         Our house is a large 5 bedroom converted windmill which
part of the family. Every student is different and their course   dates back to the 1820’s. There is a large garden with an
is carefully planned to help them benefit as much as possible     outdoor swimming pool, an outdoor pizza oven, vegetable
from their stay.                                                  plot, games room, an orchard (from where we make our own
                                                                  apple juice in the autumn), and other outbuildings. Students
                                                                  will stay in their own private room with en suite toilet and
                                                                  shower. We also have access to a neighbours’ tennis courts
                                                                  a short walk away.

5's background
I have the CELTA certificate in teaching English as a foreign
language. I also have the Postgraduate Certificate in
Education and a BSc in Equine Science.
                                                                  Cambridge and the area
                                                                  We live in the picturesque village of Barrington, just 7 miles
                                                                  from Cambridge, which has one of the largest village greens
                                                                  in the UK. It is a small and friendly village with about 1,000
                                                                  inhabitants. Some of the houses – including the pub, date
                                                                  back to the 13th century. There is also a small shop, post
                                                                  office, primary school and church.

                                                                  Nominated airports for transfers
                                                                  Stansted (STN) : GBP 100
5's family
                                                                  Heathrow Airport: GBP 170
I live with my husband, who is an economist, and our three
                                                                  Gatwick Airport: GBP 220
children: J (2005) who likes computer games, chess, coin
                                                                  *Other transfer locations are available on request.
collecting and Doctor Who; P (2007) who likes racing cars,
                                                                  A GBP 30 each way fee applies for students travelling
rugby and anything active; and H (2009) who is our designer
                                                                  Unaccompanied Minor (UM).
and likes Five Nights at Freddy's. We have two friendly dogs:
an old basset hound called Snuffy and a younger springer
called Beano, along with six chickens and a cockerel.
Excursions available with this teacher
On each course there are two half-day excursions per week and one full-day weekend excursion for courses
of two weeks of more. Please find details of some of the excursions available with this teacher. More
excursions may be available and if you have specific requests, please contact your course consultant
before the course starts.

A trip to Cambridge
Visit this magnificent city, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge founded in the 13th century.
Wander down The Backs, see some of the most famous Colleges, then climb up to the top of Great St
Marys Church and admire the views. After that head down and stop at one of the traditional coffee shops
for tea and cake. To finish your trip off, head to the shopping centre and browse around the shops.
Cost: Free

A trip to Wimpole Hall Estate
Take a step back in time and see a traditional English estate, dating back to 1640, set in 12 km2 of
parkland. Look around the beautiful mansion with its Georgian interiors and stunning paintings. Then stroll
around the parterre garden and the wonderful walled garden full of fruit and vegetables. Finally stop off at
the cafe and gift shops.
Cost: Free

A trip to Duxford Imperial War Museum
If you like aeroplanes, then you will want to see one of the largest displays of old planes.
Get up close to a Spitfire, marvel at the supersonic Concorde, peer into General Montgomery's wartime
caravans and experience the size and scale of the mighty tanks. In the newly transformed American Air
Museum open from 19 March, find out about American air power from the First World War and beyond.
Discover the personal stories of those whose lives have been shaped by their experiences of war. Lots of
interactive displays and hangers to explore!
Cost: Free

A trip to London
Taking to train up to Kings Cross Station and see where Harry Potter found platform 9 3/4. then hop onto
London's tube to get to one of the famous museums - the National History Museum, Victoria and Albert or
the National Gallery etc. After this take a stroll through the parks and pass my Buckingham Palace, then to
the main shopping area in Oxford Street.
Cost: £45

A trip to Newmarket - the home of Horse Racing
We will start at the gallops to see where the race horses train, then onto a tour around the famous National
Stud - see where some of the most famous race horses are bred and look at the foals (if its the right time
of the year!) A stop at one of the old pubs for lunch followed by a visit to the National Horse Racing
Museum where you can view magnificent trophies, paintings and even have a go on the horse racing
simulator and pretend you are in a horse racing race itself!
Cost: £45
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English with Adventure Activities
Course Highlights

                                   • Personalised 1:1 tuition
                                   • Explore the local area
                                   • Try out new exciting activities
    Ideal for our thrill-seeking
    students, an English           Learning Outcomes
    + Adventure course
                                   • Become more confident using
    combines English language        English in everyday situations
    learning with a variety of     • Develop knowledge of English
    adventure experiences in         grammar and structures
                                   • Expand vocabulary
    the local area.
                                   • Experience living in a
    Students stay with their
                                     British household
    own personal language          • Increase British cultural understanding
    teacher who shall organise     • Try out exciting adventure
    exciting activity sessions       activities and improve your
                                     skills while having fun
    for fun-packed afternoons
    and evenings.

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English Language
    > Online test                                > Welcome email                               > Arrival feedback
    Before arriving, all students                Students receive a welcome email              After two days, once they have
    are asked to complete an                     in order to help establish their              arrived and settled in, students
    online language test consisting              preferences in areas such as food,            will be asked for feedback in
    of 40 grammatical and 40                     activities and excursions. This               various areas relating to their first
    vocabulary based questions, as               is also used by teachers to help              impressions overall satisfaction
    well as a short writing section.             determine a student’s written                 of the course so far. Students are
    Homelingua teachers use this                 language abilities, and provides an           encouraged to be as open and
    in order to evaluate students’               excellent opportunity demonstrate             honest as possible, in order to
    current language level, in order             their language skills as well as              ensure they receive a high-quality
    to best deliver the course.                  help guide their teacher toward               experience with Homelingua.
                                                 the areas they wish to develop.

    Activity-Based Learning
    > Homelingua learning techniques                                   > Activity-based learning
    Homelingua teachers use a range of modern                          An excellent way to take learning out of the classroom
    teaching approaches and techniques, such as the                    and directly apply it the real world, students will
    communicative approach and guided discovery                        be able to apply interactional and transactional
    to develop fluency and understanding of the                        language skills within a range of contexts.
    language within a variety of subject areas.
                                                                       This may include a short research project, navigational
    Throughout the 1:1 (or 2:1) tuition, students will develop         activities where they need to use the skills they have
    their confidence whilst enhancing their vocabulary and             gained to acquire knowledge or complete certain tasks
    grammatical skill set within a friendly learning environment.      set by the teacher in real-life scenarios. Activity-based
    Students will also improve natural language production             learning is usually taken in co-ordination with trips
    including the features of connected speech, intonation             and excursions to places of interest to the student.
    and sentence stress. Throughout the course, students
    receive plenty of guidance and academic feedback.

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Outside the Classroom

                 Students spend
                 three afternoons per
                 week taking part in
                 exciting adventure
                 activities, selected
                 from an extensive                                             > Adventure activities
                 selection of options.                                         The UK has diverse and impressive landscapes that offer
                                                                               themselves for a variety of adventure activities all year
                                                                               round. Host teachers guide students through the local area,
                                                                               whilst organising bespoke adventure activities both indoors
                                                                               and outdoors.

          Students can personalise their
          course and select their preferred                   1.           Kayaking                  6.        Canoeing
          activities at the enquiry stage,
                                                              2.           Mountain-biking           7.        Horse-riding
          but some popular options
                                                              3.           Hiking                    8.        Bouldering
          include:
                                                              4.           Wind-surfing              9.        Trampolining
                                                              5.           Sailing                   10.       Clay Pigeon Shooting

     Please contact Homelingua for more details on the activities available at each location, or for additional activity requests.

    Homelingua Sample Timetable : English with Adventure Activities (15 hours)

    Day                         Morning                                    Afternoon                                    Evening

    Sunday                      Arrivals                                   Arrivals                                     Welcome reception

    Monday                      Personalised English lesson                Getting to know the local area               Games night

    Tuesday                     Personalised English lesson                Bouldering in local gym                      Homework session
                    Breakfast

                                                                                                               Dinner
                                                                   Lunch

    Wednesday                   Personalised English lesson                Excursion to local museum                    Family night out at the cinema

    Thursday                    Personalised English lesson                Kayaking                                     Homework ression

    Friday                      Personalised English lesson                Mountain biking                              Farewell family party

    Saturday                    Departures                                 Departures                                   Departures

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Possible Destinations

                 > Kent

               > Lake District

                             > Cotswolds

                                 > Republic of
                                    Ireland

                                      > Brighton

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Sample teachers
                      Michelle M
                          Lisa C, Eastbourne
                          Lisa lives in Eastbourne, a vibrant
                          and exciting location with lots to
                          see and do, especially in summer.
                          There are various activities locally
                          including tennis, mountain biking,
                          water sports (windsurfing, sailing,
                          canoeing and kayaking), horse riding
                          and hill walking. The area also has
                          an abundance of scenic seaside and
                          countryside walks, offering itself for
                          hiking.

                      Michelle M
                          Francesca L, Cheltenham
                          Francesca lives in a comfortable,
                          modern home in the lovely spa town
                          of Cheltenham. The area offers a
                          variety of activity options such as
                          horse-riding, rock climbing, cycling
                          in Forest of Dean, golf, narrowboats,
                          even flying trapeze. Apart from
                          those, Francesca’s house also
                          provides easy access to an outdoor
                          swimming pool, a bowling alley and a
                          trampoline centre.

                      Michelle M
                          Jeanne M, Dublin
                          Jeanne lives in a wonderful central
                          Dublin location, which gives students
                          the perfect balance of city life and
                          easy access to all the fantastic
                          adventure activities that are on offer
                          in the surrounding countryside.
                          Jeanne and her sons love outdoor
                          activities like trampolining, hill
                          walking, cycling and kayaking.

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Overview of Fees

        English with Adventure Activities

                        1:1                      2:1
                                                           What’s Included?
        Adult            £1,145                   £935
                                                           •   Personalised course
        Junior           £1,460                   £1,160
                                                               to meet student
        Family           £1,700                                interests and needs
                                                           •   1:1 (or 2:1) tuition
                                                           •   Private bedroom
                                                           •   All meals taken at home
                                                           •   Study materials and
         Adventure Activities     Per session per person
                                                               information pack
         Kayaking                 £70
                                                           •   Certificate of
         Mountain-Biking          £50                          attendance
         Hiking                   Free
                                                           •   Travel insurance
         Wind-Surfing             £70
                                                           •   3 x afternoons each
         Sailing                  £70                          week dedicated to
         Canoeing                 £60                          adventure activities
         Horse-Riding             £60
         Bouldering               £30
         Trampolining             £30                      Optional Extras
         Clay Pigeon Shooting     £100
                                                           • Airport transfers (price
                                                             varies by airport)
                                                           •   Adventure activities
                                                               (prices as advertised)

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English with Tennis
Course Highlights

                                 • Personalised 1:1 tuition
                                 • Improve your tennis skills
                                 • Explore the local area
    Perfect for students who
    want to improve their        Learning Outcomes
    English language as well
                                 • Become more confident using
    as their tennis skills.        English in everyday situations
    This course involves 1:1     • Interact with native speakers
    English lessons with a         in a range of situation
                                 • Develop knowledge of English
    specialist tutor, as well
                                   grammar and structures
    as tennis lessons with a
                                 • Improve spoken fluency
    local instructor. Students   • Expand vocabulary
    will may have the choice     • Increase British cultural understanding
    between individual and       • Improve understanding of
    group tennis lessons.          core skills in tennis

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English Language
    > Online test                                > Welcome email                               > Arrival feedback
    Before arriving, all students                Students receive a welcome email              After two days, once they have
    are asked to complete an                     in order to help establish their              arrived and settled in, students
    online language test consisting              preferences in areas such as food,            will be asked for feedback in
    of 40 grammatical and 40                     activities and excursions. This               various areas relating to their first
    vocabulary based questions, as               is also used by teachers to help              impressions overall satisfaction
    well as a short writing section.             determine a student’s written                 of the course so far. Students are
    Homelingua teachers use this                 language abilities, and provides an           encouraged to be as open and
    in order to evaluate students’               excellent opportunity demonstrate             honest as possible, in order to
    current language level, in order             their language skills as well as              ensure they receive a high-quality
    to best deliver the course.                  help guide their teacher toward               experience with Homelingua.
                                                 the areas they wish to develop.

    Activity-Based Learning
    > Homelingua learning techniques                                   > Activity-based learning
    Homelingua teachers use a range of modern                          An excellent way to take learning out of the classroom
    teaching approaches and techniques, such as the                    and directly apply it the real world, students will
    communicative approach and guided discovery                        be able to apply interactional and transactional
    to develop fluency and understanding of the                        language skills within a range of contexts.
    language within a variety of subject areas.
                                                                       This may include a short research project, navigational
    Throughout the 1:1 (or 2:1) tuition, students will develop         activities where they need to use the skills they have
    their confidence whilst enhancing their vocabulary and             gained to acquire knowledge or complete certain tasks
    grammatical skill set within a friendly learning environment.      set by the teacher in real-life scenarios. Activity-based
    Students will also improve natural language production             learning is usually taken in co-ordination with trips
    including the features of connected speech, intonation             and excursions to places of interest to the student.
    and sentence stress. Throughout the course, students
    receive plenty of guidance and academic feedback.

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Outside the Classroom

               Students spend three
               afternoons per week
               receiving private
               tennis lessons at a
               club local to their
               Homelingua teacher.

          > Tennis Lessons
          The UK is a great destination to improve your tennis skills, especially over the summer months. All
          tennis coaching takes place at a club local to your teacher, so this course is available all over the UK.
          Customise your experience by choosing between individual or group lessons.

          > Individual Lessons                                            > Group Lessons
          Individual lessons are a key part of players                    A great way to practice your tennis skills and improve
          improving their game. This allows you to                        your English in a social environment. Meet native
          analyse your game with an experienced coach                     English speakers who share your passion for tennis.*
          and to improve under expert guidance.
                                                                          *Group lessons cannot always be guaranteed and are
                                                                          subject to availability.

    Homelingua Sample Timetable : English with Tennis (15 hours)

    Day                      Morning                               Afternoon                                  Evening

    Sunday                   Arrivals                              Arrivals                                   Welcome Reception

    Monday                   Personalised English lesson           Tennis coaching at local club              Getting to know the local area

    Tuesday                  Personalised English lesson           Tennis coaching at local club              Homework session
                 Breakfast

                                                                                                     Dinner
                                                           Lunch

    Wednesday                Personalised English lesson           Tennis coaching at local club              Family BBQ

    Thursday                 Personalised English lesson           Excursion to a local museum                Games night

    Friday                   Personalised English lesson           Visit to a theme park                      Farewell family party

    Saturday                 Departures                            Departures                                 Departures

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Possible Destinations

                 > Oxford

                > Cambridge

                            > Cotswolds

                               > London

                                   > Brighton

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Sample teachers
                      Michelle M
                          Catherine R, Cambridgeshire

                          Catherine R regularly organises
                          tennis lessons for her students
                          with a local tennis coach. They
                          cater for students of all abilities
                          and Catherine finds this to be
                          a great way for students to let
                          off steam as well as honing their
                          tennis skills.

                      Michelle M
                          Husna G, Oxfordshire
                          Husna has been teaching with
                          Homelingua since 2017 and
                          goes above and beyond to make
                          sure her students have an active
                          and enriching time whilst on
                          their Homelingua course. Tennis
                          lessons take place nearby to
                          Oxford in Husna’s local area and
                          are taught by an experienced local
                          tennis coach.

                      Michelle M
                          Viv P, Hampshire
                          Viv lives in Fleet with her husband
                          Nick and her two children. She
                          has been teaching for over 20
                          years and holds both the TEFL
                          Q and CELTA qualification.
                          In addition to lessons with a
                          qualified local instructor, Viv’s
                          family enjoy walking, reading,
                          movie nights and horse riding.

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Overview of Fees

    Adults
               English with Tennis
               1:1                   2:1

    15 hours   £1,425                £1,190

                                               What’s Included?
                                               • Personalised course
                                                 to meet student
    Juniors                                      interests and needs

               English with Tennis             • 1:1 (or 2:1) tuition
               1:1                    2:1      • Private bedroom
    15 hours    £1,850                £1,435   • All meals taken at home
                                               • 2 half-day trips or
                                                 activities per week and
                                                 one full-day weekend
                                                 trip for courses of
                                                 more than 2 weeks
                                               • Study materials and
                                                 information pack
                                               • Certificate of attendance
                                               • Travel insurance
                                               •   3 afternoons of tennis
                                                   coaching per week

                                               Optional Extras
                                               • Airport transfers (price
                                                 varies by airport)

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English with Horse Riding
Course Highlights

                                  • Personalised 1:1 tuition
                                  • Combine your English lessons with
                                    afternoon horse-riding sessions
    Improve your English and      • Share your hobby with a
    stay active all at the same     like-minded teacher

    time through combining
                                  Learning Outcomes
    our personalised English
    courses with afternoon        • Become more confident using
                                    English in everyday situations
    horse-riding sessions with
                                  • Develop knowledge of English
    trained instructors. No         grammar and structures
    matter if you are a horse     • Expand vocabulary
    riding pro or an aspiring     • Improve your horse-rising skills
    beginner, horse riding is       and have fun while being active
                                  • Discover beautiful destinations in
    not only fun, but also a
                                    the UK on your weekly excursions
    great workout for both
    body and soul.

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English Language
    > Online test                                > Welcome email                               > Arrival feedback
    Before arriving, all students                Students receive a welcome email              After two days, once they have
    are asked to complete an                     in order to help establish their              arrived and settled in, students
    online language test consisting              preferences in areas such as food,            will be asked for feedback in
    of 40 grammatical and 40                     activities and excursions. This               various areas relating to their first
    vocabulary based questions, as               is also used by teachers to help              impressions overall satisfaction
    well as a short writing section.             determine a student’s written                 of the course so far. Students are
    Homelingua teachers use this                 language abilities, and provides an           encouraged to be as open and
    in order to evaluate students’               excellent opportunity demonstrate             honest as possible, in order to
    current language level, in order             their language skills as well as              ensure they receive a high-quality
    to best deliver the course.                  help guide their teacher toward               experience with Homelingua.
                                                 the areas they wish to develop.

    Activity-Based Learning
    > Homelingua learning techniques                                   > Activity-based learning
    Homelingua teachers use a range of modern                          An excellent way to take learning out of the classroom
    teaching approaches and techniques, such as the                    and directly apply it the real world, students will
    communicative approach and guided discovery                        be able to apply interactional and transactional
    to develop fluency and understanding of the                        language skills within a range of contexts.
    language within a variety of subject areas.
                                                                       This may include a short research project, navigational
    Throughout the 1:1 (or 2:1) tuition, students will develop         activities where they need to use the skills they have
    their confidence whilst enhancing their vocabulary and             gained to acquire knowledge or complete certain tasks
    grammatical skill set within a friendly learning environment.      set by the teacher in real-life scenarios. Activity-based
    Students will also improve natural language production             learning is usually taken in co-ordination with trips
    including the features of connected speech, intonation             and excursions to places of interest to the student.
    and sentence stress. Throughout the course, students
    receive plenty of guidance and academic feedback.

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