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A specialist conversation course focusing on improving your speaking skills, pronunciation and topic-based vocabulary. Your teacher will create a customised course based around topics you choose and your interests.

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 Proficiency

Ages: 18+

Suitable for: All students looking to improve speaking fluency and pronunciation skills.

Dates: Year-round January – December

Learning outcomes of the course

  • Living and learning English at a teacher’s home means you make fast progress
  • Become more confident in speaking English
  • Speak more fluently and naturally
  • Improve your pronunciation
  • Expand your vocabulary
  • Learn to discuss topics of general interest in English

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

Pilar – 51 years old from Spain

Bucksmore Homelingua student profile

  • English level: C2 Proficiency
  • Course: Conversation course
  • Teacher: Mary
  • Location: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire

Pilar had studied English before to a high level and wanted a refresher course focusing on conversation. She did not want formal lessons, just topical based conversation and cultural activities. Pilar studied with Mary in Beverley and she created a conversation course based around the student’s interests of literature, music, history and art. They also visited York Minster and castle and attended an art gallery viewing.

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

Ireland

Per week 1:1 2:1 (pp) 1:1 2:1 (pp) 1:1 2:1 (pp)
Weekend £475 £350 £510 £370 €620 €440
15 hours £950 £665 £1040 £730 €1230 €860
20 hours £1040 £750 £1140 £810 €1380 €965
25 hours £1140 £830 £1240 £890 €1530 €1070
30 hours £1250 £910 £1340 £970 €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 are on the teachers’ profiles

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

Related courses

Homelingua Refresher English course

Refresher English course

Culture Course

Culture course

Homelingua General English Adult Course

English Immersion course

Sample
Timetable


An example of a Conversation course timetable.

Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Arrival Arrival & Settling In Dinner & Meeting the Family
Monday Needs Analysis & Course Design Speaking and pronunciation skills evaluation Discover the local area Traditional Fish & Chip Supper Presentation Preparation
Tuesday Presentation Pronunciation & Fluency Focus Topic based learning Free Time in the Local Area Dinner & Relax with the Family Visit to a British Pub
Wednesday Topic based learning Conversation skills Excursion with your Tutor: Visit to the Coast Dinner & Film Night with the Family
Thursday Presentation Delivery Focus on Discourse Markers Focus on Grammar & Accuracy Free Time in the Local Area Dinner & Relax with the Family
Friday Grammar & Vocabulary Review Improving Speaking Skills Excursion with your Tutor: Visit to a Local Castle Dinner & Relax with the Family Evening Walk
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 Speaking and pronunciation skills evaluation
Afternoon
Discover the local area
Evening
Traditional Fish & Chip Supper Presentation Preparation
Tuesday
Morning
Presentation Pronunciation & Fluency Focus
Afternoon
Topic based learning Free Time in the Local Area
Evening
Dinner & Relax with the Family Visit to a British Pub
Wednesday
Morning
Topic based learning Conversation skills
Afternoon
Excursion with your Tutor: Visit to the Coast
Evening
Dinner & Film Night with the Family
Thursday
Morning
Presentation Delivery Focus on Discourse Markers
Afternoon
Focus on Grammar & Accuracy Free Time in the Local Area
Evening
Dinner & Relax with the Family
Friday
Morning
Grammar & Vocabulary Review Improving Speaking Skills
Afternoon
Excursion with your Tutor: Visit to a Local Castle
Evening
Dinner & Relax with the Family Evening Walk
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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