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A course designed for students that studied English many years ago but have not been actively learning or speaking English for a while. Our teachers will review all the main language points of English and also help rebuild your speaking and fluency.

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: A1 Beginner to C2 Proficiency

Ages: 18+

Suitable for: All students that have not actively been speaking or studying English and want to refresh their English.

Dates: Year-round January – December

Learning outcomes of the course

  • Living and learning English at a teacher’s home means you make fast progress
  • Review of major grammar and language points
  • Become more confident in using English in everyday situations
  • Expand your vocabulary
  • Develop your knowledge of English grammar and structures
  • Experience the English culture
  • Learn to discuss topics of general interest in English
  • 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

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

Related courses

Homelingua General English Adult Course

English Immersion course

Homelingua Conversation Course

Conversation course

Homelingua Business English course

Business English course

Sample
Timetable


An example of a Refresher English course timetable.

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

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