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Private lessons in English

With private lessons, your goals are our goals, and we work together to reach them! You will get your own personal instructor who will create a course highly adapted to your needs and interests.

Start taking private lessons and you will:

learn more in a shorter time

get a 100% personalised course

learn in a fast and interesting way

have your course following your exact tempo of learning

stay easily motivated and inspired to go on

aim for your weakest areas and make them your strengths

reach your goals much faster

Private lessons, or 'one-to-one' teaching as it is often called, are a course addressed to your specific needs and challenges, which doesn’t follow a pre-defined learning plan.

Your teacher will create a tailor-made course plan just for you, enabling you to reach your goals in a much easier and faster way, than taking part in group courses or studying completely on your own.

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Schedule

You will create your own learning schedule with your teacher, and the lessons can be scheduled exactly when it suits you.

If you sign up with a friend , who has the same goal and level as yourself, you can share the classes, and learn together for the price of one!

New to private lessons?

If you are new to private lessons, you should register for an assessment lesson first.

That is a short ‘meetup’ with your teacher so you can talk and create a tailored plan for your course. Your teacher will use some of the time to assess you, your background and areas of interest to you and you will talk about your goals for the coming course. Then the teacher will recommend a plan for how to best achieve your goals and you’ll register for the course package best suited to your needs.

How to register and what's next?

New student

Select an Assessment lesson first. During this class, you will learn more about your own objectives and needs, and the teacher will suggest a path forward to reach these goals, and which package to choose

Please select "Any instructor in ..." and the appropriate location.Fill in your details on the next page and we will find the best teacher for you. The teacher will then be notified and will contact you to schedule an assessment lesson within 2 working days.

Existing student

If you are an existing student just wanting to add more hours to your course, please select your preferred package and select "Any instructor in...' from the list, and send a quick note to our Customer Service to assign you to the same teacher as before. They will also notify the instructor about the new course booking.

Course instructors

Paul Major

English Teacher

Paul is an experienced teacher of English, teaching both in Norway and overseas (Sudan) for the last 11 years, with a background in investment banking and stockbroking. He aims to enable students to go back to basics and to learn English grammar in a fun and positive manner, whilst at the same time giving students the confidence to use English in a workplace and social setting. Paul specialises in Business English and IELTS/TOEFL preparation.

Melissa Patrick

English Teacher

Melissa has over 25 years of experience in education and has taught Business and general English in Norway, Japan, and Australia. She has also worked in management roles in client services, education, and international marketing.

Matt Robson

English Teacher

After becoming TESOL certified in 2009, Matt has been teaching English at schools, businesses, and on a one-to-one basis in the UK, India, and Norway. Matt has assisted professionals from a broad range of sectors with their English communication skills. He has a degree in media and English, worked for 20 years at media companies and startups, gaining experience and knowledge that he subsequently uses for his business English classes. To further his pedagogical credentials Matt participated in a PPU teacher training programme at Oslo University which he completed in June 2020 and received a grade A.


Reviews

4.83

42

Akkurat hva jeg behøver. Fint tilrettelagt. Veldig godt fornøyd med kursholder!

Morten

Kurset var innenfor temaer som er relevant for arbeidshverdagen vår.

Ida

Fikk oppfrisket engelsken, og jobbet med mer profesjonell språkbruk.

Ulrich

It is a very nice language school that helps individuals to learn the language in the easiest yet the most effective way.

Ivan Talwar

B2

Frequently asked questions

The teaching methods for your private lessons with us will be chosen to match your exact needs and requirements, as analysed with you by your teacher during the initial assessment lesson. We will follow your wishes and we will design the best learning plan to match them. You will soon notice that private classes are much more efficient than any other form of training, and hence you will make progress much quicker.

Yes, you are very welcome to choose the area which you would like to strengthen or the precise goals you would like to reach. Private lessons are shaped to your exact learning needs, which can include concentration on official exam preparation. You will be able to choose the exact aims for your learning path, and we will make sure to for the best and quickest way for you to succeed.

Yes, if you agree with your teacher to follow the officially approved learning path then after finishing your course of individual lessons you will receive an official certificate stating the number of hours you have completed and the language level you have attained. The private classes will be designed to follow your individual needs, so if you decide that you would like to receive an official certificate, we will structure the course the way that you will be able to do so.

Not at all. Private classes are completely personalized according to your needs. This means that you can discuss the times and duration of lessons, and any variation in these, with your teacher, and choose what suits you best. The times can also vary from one week to another. It all depends on what you agree on with your teacher.

The course will start with an assessment lesson where the teacher will go through a needs analysis and make a course plan based around your needs and objectives. After that, you decide when and how often you want to have classes, and for how long. This will be based on your learning style preference and aimed level.