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Whether you are aiming for entry into university, or for work visa purposes, we can create a TOEFL® iBT® exam preparation course to suit your specific needs. Our intensive exam preparation courses deliver results rapidly by personalising the course to your academic needs and exam goals. Our exam specialist teachers can help you prepare for the TOEFL® iBT® test.

On a home tuition course you learn English at the teacher’s home. The English immersion environment means you become more confident in using English and develop your knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary in a natural context.  When you learn English at the teacher’s house, not only do you benefit from a personalised course, but you also take part in cultural activities and family life.

Using the Homelingua Advanced Learning System we can deliver results and progress much faster than other study methods.

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English Level: B1 Intermediate to C2 ProficiencyAges: 18+

Suitable for: Students looking to take the TOEFL® iBT® exam in the next 18-24 months.

Dates: Year-round January – December

Learning outcomes of the course

  • Maximise your TOEFL® iBT® exam performance
  • Learn effective exam techniques
  • Study the format of the test and how to best answer questions
  • Develop your time-management skills and ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Expand your TOEFL® iBT® exam vocabulary focussing on US vocabulary and accents
  • Develop independent study skills

Homelingua Advanced Learning System

 

Personalising the course to your needs

Your teacher will assess your level of English at the beginning of the course and plan a personalised course for you. The teacher will focus on language points and skills you find difficult and help make the maximum progress possible. Our teachers can also customise the course based on your study goals, interests and hobbies, language needs and other special requests.

The extra benefits of home tuition

  • Intensive one-to-one lessons maximize your progress.
  • Living in your teacher’s home provides a total immersion in an English-speaking environment
  • The extra language practice outside lessons will greatly increase your confidence and fluency
Bucksmore Homelingua student profile

Olga – 25 years old from Russia

  • English level: C1 Advanced
  • Course: TOEFL® iBT® preparation course
  • Teacher: Mary
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Olga uses English every day at work and had studied English to a high level whilst at university. She had started to apply for a master’s degree in the US but was having difficulties with the the format of the TOEFL® iBT® test and also American vocabulary and history. She studied an intensive 25 hours per week TOEFL® iBT® preparation course in Oxford. Mary, her teacher, had previously worked as a lecturer in a US university and taught Olga about American history and the college system.

Course price includes

  • Personalised course with an experienced and qualified teacher
  • Accommodation in the home of the teacher with private bedroom
  • 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 for use during the stay
  • Personalised end of course report
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Insurance

Adult immersion course fees

United Kingdom

London and Edinburgh

Ireland

Per week 1:1 2:1 (pp) 1:1 2:1 (pp) 1:1 2:1 (pp)
Weekend £460 £345 £500 £350 €620 €440
15 hours £920 £645 £1020 £715 €1230 €860
20 hours £1020 £725 £1120 £795 €1380 €965
25 hours £1120 £805 £1220 £875 €1530 €1070
30 hours £1220 £885 £1320 £955 €1680 €1175

Notes

1 lesson hour is 60 minutes

Lessons are usually in the morning, however, a flexible timetable is possible

A week is 7 days, 6 nights

Transfers to/from the teacher’s nominated airport is £120 one-way

Non-EFL courses and courses taught in the Republic of Ireland are not accredited by the British Council

Please read the course terms and conditions page for full details

Please view our welfare policy and student supervision policies

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Sample
Timetable


An example of an TOEFL® iBT® Preparation course timetable.

Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Arrival Arrival & settling in Dinner & meeting the family
Monday Needs analysis & course design Review of exam format & requirements Discover the local area Traditional fish & chips dinner
Tuesday TOEFL® iBT® integrated tasks TOEFL® iBT® writing task structure Dinner & relax with the family Film night
Wednesday TOEFL® iBT®American vocabulary and US history overview Excursion with your teacher: Visit to the coast Dinner & relax with the family Writing tasks
Thursday TOEFL® iBT® Speaking task technique & practice Exam skills: Reading Dinner & relax with the family
Friday TOEFL® iBT® Listening skills & practice TOEFL® iBT® mock test Dinner & relax with the family TOEFL® iBT® mock test
Saturday Excursion with your teacher: City visit & shopping Excursion with your teacher: City visit & shopping Farewell dinner with the family
Sunday
Morning
Arrival
Afternoon
Arrival & settling in
Evening
Dinner & meeting the family
Monday
Morning
Needs analysis & course design Review of exam format & requirements
Afternoon
Discover the local area
Evening
Traditional fish & chips dinner
Tuesday
Morning
TOEFL® iBT® integrated tasks
Afternoon
TOEFL® iBT® writing task structure
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Film night
Wednesday
Morning
TOEFL® iBT®American vocabulary and US history overview
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: Visit to the coast
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Writing tasks
Thursday
Morning
TOEFL® iBT® Speaking task technique & practice
Afternoon
Exam skills: Reading
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family
Friday
Morning
TOEFL® iBT® Listening skills & practice
Afternoon
TOEFL® iBT® mock test
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family TOEFL® iBT® mock test
Saturday
Morning
Excursion with your teacher: City visit & shopping
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: City visit & shopping
Evening
Farewell dinner with the family

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