Call The English Teacher(+44)07948 710 094   Email The English Teacher


Join The English Teacher on FacebookJoin The English Teacher on TwitterJoin The English Teacher on Linked InThe English Teacher YouTube Channel

Our qualified and highly experienced teachers are waiting to welcome you and guide you through your learning programme.

GESE Grade 5 / IELTS UKVI / IELTS Life Skills

An in depth course to prepare students for the most popular Secure Engligh Language Tests (SELTs) for settlement and indefinite leave to remain. This course covers all parts of the speaking and listening test and includes 'real life' practice exams with experienced examiners. We break down each part of the exam and help students understand what skills the examiner wants to see in the exam, giving you the best possible chance of passing.


In response to the growing demand for pronunciation lessons, we've designed a new course specifically for learners who want to perfect their speaking skills. These classes develop awareness of English pronunciation and cover vowel and consonant sounds, connected speech, stress and intonation; all aspects of pronunciation that students can find challenging.

English for Academic Purposes

Our English for Academic Purposes course allows students to prepare for university life. Lessons are tailored to complement pre-sessional English courses and to support learners academic reading, writing, speaking and listening needs.

Preparation for IELTS

We provide a comprehensive course of lessons to prepare you for the IELTS exam, together with the opportunity to take your IELTS qualification at the nearest test centre. For more information on IELTS, or to get further details of any our courses, email us at and we can help you achieve your goal!

Functional Skills English

This course covers all aspects of the Functional Skills English exam - reading, writing, speaking and listening and allows you complete a practice paper under exam conditions. Included in the course is the option to take your Functional Skills exam at Entry Level 1, 2 or 3 and Levels 1 and 2. Email us for details -

English for Children

Our imaginative and creative English lessons for children give an excellent grounding in basic English. These courses help to prepare children for their international English examinations, such as Cambridge or Trinity while ensuring that learning is fun! For more information, email us at and mark your email 'English for Children'.

General English

We offer courses to improve your everyday English skills; covering reading, writing, speaking and listening. Specialising in pronunciation, we give you the tools to communicate more clearly. For more information, email us at and mark your email 'General English'.

Conversation and Networking

This course aims to heighten your conversational English skills through examining current events and using multi-media. These lessons help you to converse easily about world, national and local news as well as British culture in any company, from friends to business colleagues. For more information, email us at mark your email 'Conversation'.

Business English

Our Business English courses prepare students for BULATS (Business Language Testing Service) and BEC (Business English Certificate) certification. Individual or group lessons enable students to undertake the exam with confidence. Lessons concentrate on study skills, together with learner led activities which give students the tools to successfully complete the reading, writing speaking and listening parts of the test. For more information, email us at and mark your email 'Business English'.

Preparation for QCF / NVQ

Here at The English Teacher we are launching our new preparation course for students studying for QCF or NVQ qualifications. The course includes sessions on the essential study skills needed to successfully complete the qualification, as well as covering mandatory and optional units. Each course is designed specifically for the students' needs, and a sample curriculum is available. For more information, email us at and mark your email 'QCF'.

English for Care Workers

We are pleased to offer a work-based English course for Care Workers. The course is based on weekly topics covering essential work-based vocabulary, in all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Subjects include: completing forms and writing a daily log, communicating effectively with clients and colleagues, daily routines and medical terminology. Additional topics are tailored to the students' needs. Students are assessed at the beginning and end of the course to ensure that progress is evidenced. For more information and a sample curriculum, email us at and mark your email 'English for Care Workers'.

English Lessons for Hotel Staff

We are offering a course of lessons designed for hotel staff. The curriculum consists of 12 two-hour lessons to help learners deal with requests, instructions and complaints in all areas of hotel work. Lessons are customised to staff needs.

Skype Lessons

Lessons and full courses for elementary, intermediate and advanced students are also available as Skype lessons. Work is assigned to a private file accessible to each individual registered student only.


Individual lessons and full courses are tailored specifically to client need, therefore costs vary. Please contact us for a quote. Discounts are available for charities.

Courses are designed for students who would like to concentrate on:

  • Business English
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills (beginners to advanced students)
  • Conversation and networking
  • Support for Academic examinations

Latest Blog

BBC Radio 4’s Today programme recently reported that a growing percentage of businesses are having trouble retaining their overseas staff. It’s hardly surprising in the current climate, but wise business leaders are finding incentives for this vital part of the workforce to stay in the UK. We’ve put together a few ideas which will make you more attractive to your workforce.