Private English Course

Fast Facts

  • 2-20 private lessons per week 
  • flexible schedule – lessons can be mornings*, afternoons, evenings* or weekends* 
  • classes available at your home or office** 
  • all language skills 
  • general English and/or business English 
  • lessons focus on individual needs and interests 
  • daily homework assignments 


Private lessons are deal for students who are not available for morning group classes or who have specific requirements in terms of course content, scheduling, or class location. Being an intensive one-to-one class, students can focus on their specific needs such as business English, test preparation (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, or Cambridge), pronunciation, or academic English. The private teacher conducts a needs assessment in the first class and customizes lessons and assignments according to the student’s needs and objectives. Choose a Private English Course from English Encounters and, with the guidance of your ESL teacher, build a program that works for you! 

Course Content

  • curriculum for private lessons is customized according to student needs 
  • teacher assesses student needs and interests and designs a curriculum which responds to them 
  • common needs include remedial grammar or vocabulary, conversation skills, pronunciation, test preparation (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, FCE), and business English i
  • supplemental materials include frequent handouts for grammar, vocabulary, Canadian culture, business English, and idioms 
  • all skills including conversation, grammar, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, writing, discussion 

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