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    Tips for the private ESL tutor

    Tips for the private ESL tutor

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher, you could very easily find yourself teaching private lessons. Here are a few important tips that you might find useful as a private ESL teacher.

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    Tips for how to get your private ESL students talking

    Tips for how to get your private ESL students talking

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher, one of the most difficult things that you will face is trying to get some of your private ESL students to talk. Here are some tips to help you to get your private students talking.

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    Private ESL tuition myths and misconceptions

    Private ESL tuition myths and misconceptions

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher, you will come across many myths and misconceptions associated with private ESL tuition. Here are seven of those myths and misconceptions.

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    How to find private ESL teaching work

    How to find private ESL teaching work

    As a trainee ESL teacher, you may develop an interest in doing some private ESL teaching work. Here are few tips about where you can find such work.

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    Teaching adult private ESL students

    Teaching adult private ESL students

    As every ESL teacher knows, teaching mature students (adults) is different to teaching minors. Here are a few tips to help you, the trainee or novice ESL teacher, with teaching adult private ESL students.

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    Tips for teaching ESL to small groups of private students

    Tips for teaching ESL to small groups of private students

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher, you might have taught an ESL student as a private student; however, it is also possible that you may find yourself having to teach a small group of private students.

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    The private ESL teacher and the parents of minors

    The private ESL teacher and the parents of minors

    The trainee and novice ESL teacher will meet all sorts of parents when doing ESL private lessons for minors. The majority of parents are reasonable people who will appreciate and understand that you are just trying to teach their child English.

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    Tips for assisting private ESL students with homework

    Tips for assisting private ESL students with homework

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher, you will undoubtedly find yourself doing private ESL lessons at some stage in your teaching career.

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    Tips for making private ESL lessons interesting

    Tips for making private ESL lessons interesting

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher doing private ESL lessons, you will quickly learn that if your private lessons are dull and uninspiring, you will very soon find yourself looking for new clients.

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    Why do private ESL tuition?

    Why do private ESL tuition?

    As a trainee or novice ESL teacher you will be keen to start working in your first ESL teaching post, so you might well ask, “Why should I do private ESL tuition?” Here a few reasons why you might consider doing private ESL tuition.

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