Key Information

Our Teaching One-to-One course gives you the skills and confidence to teach students in a one-to-one scenario in a principled and effective manner.

Dates & Fees

  • next start date: On Demand Only
  • course length: 20 days | 15 hours
  • course fees: £195
  • downloads: Brochure | Terms

Future Dates

  • On Demand Only
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Course Content

During the course, you will learn to:

  • examine the similarities & differences between teaching groups & teaching one-to-one
  • think about what makes an effective one-to-one teacher
  • consider the importance of needs analysis and how best to prepare to teach one-to-one
  • evaluate methods of sourcing materials and resources for your one-to-one student
  • look at how to design a one-to-one course based on your needs analysis
  • critically examine a range of one-to-one teaching techniques
  • think about different methods of delivering classes (f2f, online, via Skype/phone, etc.)
  • look at how to deal with error correction and feedback
  • consider the importance of getting feedback and course evaluations from students



  • What is one-to-one teaching?
  • What makes a good 1to1 teacher?
  • Preparation and needs analysis
  • Materials and resources
  • Designing a course


  • One-to-one teaching techniques
  • Methods of delivery
  • Error correction and feedback
  • Evaluating your courses
  • Closing and review


Certified & Assured

Our Courses Are Certified

All our courses are quality assured by AQUEDUTO – the Association for Quality Education & Training Online | The CertIBET is also quality assured by English UK – the national association of language centres in the UK, and awarded by LanguageCert – the next generation in language qualification | Our eModeration course is recommended for CELTA Online tutors by Cambridge English.

Teaching One-to-One Enquiry

The Teaching One-to-One course  is offered ‘on demand’ only. Our ‘On Demand’ courses are available to groups of six participants or more. For more information, please use this form to add yourself to the waiting list or to make an enquiry about the possibility of running it for your institution.

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  • Larsen-Freeman, D. and Anderson, M., 2011, Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching, Oxford University Press
  • Nunan, D., 1988 The Learner-Centered Curriculum, Cambridge University Press
  • Osborne, P., 2015, Teaching English One to One, Pavilion Publishing
  • Starr, J., 2011, The Coaching Manual, Pearson
  • Wilberg, P., 1987, One-to-One: A Teachers’ Handbook, Heinle ELT
  • Wisniewska, I., 2010, Learning One-to-One, Cambridge University Press

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