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Our junior students live and learn in the family home of a friendly and caring teacher. This is a perfect course for young learners who are already confident in English and require additional tutoring in International Baccalaureate (IB) subjects and curriculum. We only use qualified Homelingua school teachers who are experienced in teacher and mentoring school children. The total immersion environment means that junior students speak and listen to English all day, helping build your child’s confidence and increase their study skills. Additional English tutoring can be provided if required.

On a home tuition course students learn English at the teacher’s home. The English immersion environment means your child becomes more confident in using English and develops their knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary in a natural context. When students learn English at the teacher’s house, not only do they benefit from a personalised course, but they 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: A2 Elementary to C2 Proficiency

Ages: 10-17

Suitable for: Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP).

Dates: Year-round January – December

Learning outcomes of the course

  • Increase knowledge of a particular academic subject
  • More confident student
  • Expand subject-specific vocabulary
  • Greater understanding of IB curriculum and study techniques
  • Focus on independent study skills
  • Develop essay writing skills and techniques
  • Learn to discuss and debate topics relevant to your chosen subject in English

Homelingua advanced learning system

Personalising the course to your needs

The teacher will assess your child’s subject knowledge at the beginning of the course and plan a personalised course. The teacher will focus on areas and skills the student finds difficult and help make the maximum progress possible. Our teachers can also customise the course based on your child’s study goals, interests and hobbies, study needs and other special requests. Our young learner teachers are experienced in looking and teaching children and your child’s safety is our number one priority. For more information read the student safety page.

The extra benefits of home tuition

  • Intensive one-to-one lessons maximize progress.
  • Living in the teacher’s home provides a total immersion in an English-speaking environment
  • The extra language practice outside lessons will greatly increase confidence and fluency
  • Experience British and Irish culture and family life

Aishah – 17 years old from Singapore

Bucksmore Homelingua student profile

  • English level: C2 Proficiency
  • Course: International Baccalaureate (IB) immersion course
  • Teacher: Chris
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset

Aishah’s mother contacted Homelingua asking for advice about a suitable course for her daughter. Although fluent in English, Aishah lacked confidence in speaking and had been struggling with the theory of knowledge part of the IB curriculum at school. She studied with a Chris a former IB teacher who previously taught in international schools in China and Malaysia. He prepared a course to help improve her grades and also build confidence in speaking. This included presentation skills and real-world activity-based learning activities.

Course price includes

  • Personalised course with an experienced and qualified teacher
  • Supervision of your child
  • 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

Junior immersion course fees

United Kingdom

Ireland

Per week 1:1 2:1 (pp) 1:1 2:1 (pp)
Weekend £615 £460 €820 €575
15 hours £1230 £860 €1650 €1155
20 hours £1405 £970 €1900 €1330
25 hours £1580 £1080 €2150 €1505

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

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 International Baccalaureate (IB) Immersion course timetable.

Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Arrival Arrival & settling in Welcome dinner with the family
Monday Needs analysis & course design Discover the local area with your teacher Dinner & relax with the family Games night
Tuesday Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher Excursion with your teacher: Trip to Harry Potter world (chargeable) Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Wednesday Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher Coursework Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Thursday Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher Excursion with your teacher: Visit to the seaside Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Friday Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher Coursework Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Saturday Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping Farewell dinner with the family
Sunday
Morning
Arrival
Afternoon
Arrival & settling in
Evening
Welcome dinner with the family
Monday
Morning
Needs analysis & course design
Afternoon
Discover the local area with your teacher
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Games night
Tuesday
Morning
Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: Trip to Harry Potter world (chargeable)
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Wednesday
Morning
Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher
Afternoon
Coursework
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Thursday
Morning
Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: Visit to the seaside
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Friday
Morning
Expert tutoring in chosen subjects with your teacher
Afternoon
Coursework
Evening
Dinner & relax with the family Homework
Saturday
Morning
Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping
Afternoon
Excursion with your teacher: City centre visit & shopping
Evening
Farewell dinner with the family

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