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Junior Cycle English: A Guide for Students

Are you about to embark on the journey of the junior cycle and starting to prepare for junior cycle English? You, along with many other students in Ireland will be taking part in what many have come to know as the “new junior cert”. But, what is the Irish junior cert? How is the junior […]

31 August 20216 minutes to read

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How to Find an English Tutor Near Me

English is one of the most talked-about junior cert and leaving certificate subjects in Ireland, due to its broad nature and the amount of preparation that goes into studying for the exam. Some students can find this a bit daunting, but the good thing about this English paper is that it does not change all […]

24 August 20217 minutes to read

Leaving Cert English

A Guide To Leaving Certificate English

Leaving Cert English can be one of those subjects that send students into a cold sweat. It’s one of the three mandatory subjects, so even if it’s not on your list of favourite subjects, you still have to do it. It's not all bad news, however, as there are lots of resources available to you […]

10 August 20218 minutes to read

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Tips on Preparing for the Leaving Cert English Exam

Exams and the build up to them can be a really stressful period. Especially if you are about to sit your first major exams such as the junior certificate, you won’t always know what to expect, and this worry leads to some students panicking. It makes sense then that the more you prepare and know […]

23 July 20217 minutes to read

Find English Language and Literature Support

Our Tutors leave no stone unturned when it comes to the language of Shakespeare. Whether you’re studying English at school, looking for Language or Literature support, or need an online English tutor to help your children with reading and writing, you’ll find everything you need here.

Superprof is the platform of choice for English tutors of all levels. Check out their profiles on Superprof.

The power of the written word

Leaving Cert English Topics and Questions

The written word has so much power, it has the power to transport us to different times and places, it has the power to change laws and end wars, it has the power to record the past and advise the future. If you can read and write, you have the ability to change the world. […]

8 July 20216 minutes to read

Private lessons are about so much more than extra school. Children learn valuable life skills.

Why Take Private School English Lessons?

Although English is a major part of the school curriculum, many pupils find it difficult, and at a young age, this can majorly affect their levels of self-esteem when it comes to their academic performance. This is just part of the reason why English tuition is in such high demand. From Key Stage 1 all […]

18 September 20178 minutes to read

Reading is a basic skill.

How to Become a Better Reader

Reading in any language is very important to improving your overall ability to communicate in that language. However, it is especially important to read in your native language to help you to improve in key areas such as vocabulary, spelling, grammar and writing. A very important language skill, reading can additionally expose you to a […]

24 August 201712 minutes to read

When enrolled on a writing course, you should ensure you practice in your spare time.

How to Improve Writing Skills

Reading and writing are basic skills that are necessary to get you by in most workplaces, regardless of your field of expertise. It is not enough to be able to talk to others in your native language, it only seems right that as a fluent speaker of English you should also hold the basic skills […]

24 August 201713 minutes to read

Find The Right Tutor for Private English Lessons

English is a big part of the school curriculum, yet many students find it difficult, and at a young age, this can majorly affect a child’s self-esteem and academic performance.

It is for this reason that English tutoring has become popular amongst children and young adults.

For every native English speaker, getting to grips with the grammar rules, tricky spelling and even handwriting are all significant hurdles that must be overcome to achieve true mastery of the language.

Why Find an English Tutor?

Have you noticed your child struggling with their English homework?

For some, understanding the complex aspects of the English language as well as practising reading and writing is just too much to do with a school teacher alone.

This is why many parents reach out to English tutors or tutoring companies to give their child the boost in confidence they need to achieve academic success.

Having that personal, one on one attention when it comes to learning can help children reach their potential quickly and efficiently.

How to Choose the Right English Tutor?

Whether you choose English lessons from a qualified English tutor or from someone English university student, their teaching approach is very important.

Teaching private classes, especially English classes requires patience and a well-rounded teaching approach, especially for children who are struggling or have lost their confidence in the subject.

The English exercises offered can cover topics like reading comprehension, writing and spelling, including creative writing, as well as small presentations to develop public speaking.

In-home, private lessons can help students improve their confidence, study for exams with revision materials, or even act as an intensive English course to boost grades.

Private lessons can, therefore, be more than just helping children with their homework but it is important for the tutor to have a rapport with their student if they want them to progress quickly.

English help needs to be comprehensive. The private tutors on our platform offer personalised lessons based on their students’ needs.