The Bespoke Tutorial
This is an online tutorial lesson which can be used for any purpose requested by the learner. The lesson can be used for exam revision or for coaching in a specific aspect of professional language technique. The learner can brief the tutor in advance and the tutor prepares suitable material according to the needs and the level of the learner.
Before the start of the course, the student is sent a reading assignment to be completed before the course and a short reading list.
All students who successfully complete this course are eligible for a Course Certificate. Certificates are sent by email to those who qualify after the course finishes.
This course aims to provide students with strong communication skills to enable them to interact fully in professional or academic situations.
Description of required reading and recommended reading.
Daily homework assignments
Tutor feedback to homework
Assessment and feedback
By the end of this course, students are expected to be able to:
- listen to a talk and write a precis of it
- lead a critical analysis discussion of a literary text
- understand and extract information from a written document
- achieve the competencies required in their chosen field of specific focus
Students are set two pieces of work. The first, set half way through the course, does not count towards the final outcome but it helps students to prepare for the assessed piece of work at the end of the course.
Each lesson is live and taught by a tutor via Zoom
Each lesson is of 60 minutes duration
Lessons can be taken at any time from Monday to Saturday 09.00 to 18.00 GMT
This course is delivered online, to participate students must be familiar with using a computer for purposes such as sending email and searching the internet. The student will need regular access to the internet and a computer meeting the recommended minimum computer specification.