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How to Choose a Language Tutor, Teacher or Trainer

Picking the best Tutor, Teacher or Trainer can change your life, give you the first "A" or even a pass for the first time. Picking the best can build confidence to do something for the first time or hone existing skills into excellence.

How to Rank and Choose a Language Tutor

Available tutors can be ranked based on their current status:

high school students
college students,
post-graduate students
high school teachers,
college teachers,
career workers and skilled workers
regulated professionals
retired workers, teachers or professionals.

Tutors, Teachers or Trainers can be ranked based on their education experience as:

a high school grad,
a college grad,
a post-graduate degrees
as a worker,
as a manager or
as a professional.

Available tutors can be ranked based on their teacher training:

no teacher training,
beginner 100 hour TESL certificates,
Bachelor of Education Degrees,
Masters of Education Degrees or
Education PHD's

Available tutors can be ranked based on their past work experience as a:

worker,
supervisor,
manager,
executive or
owner.

Students should pick the Tutor, Teacher or Trainer who has the education, theory training, teacher training and work experience that can actually help the student's education goal.

If a student wants to improve their pronunciation then they should study with a teacher with accent reduction training, communications training or a voice coach.

If a student wants to learn advanced business English then they should study with a tutor who has business education, teacher training and business experience as a professional.

Students have to understand that price and quality are not always related so they have to have a basic schedule for pricing and quality of tutor instruction.

Our basic ESL Language Tutor price guide is:
ESL - English as a Second language Tutors
2020 Ontario Minimum wage is $15 per hour
High school students $15 per hour,
college students $20 per hour,
university graduates $25 per hour,
university plus TESL graduates $30 per hour,
university plus Bachelor of Education $35 per hour,
university plus Masters of Education $40 per hour,
university BA, MA, plus PHD Education $50 per hour,


Many Tutors, Teachers or Trainers add for their experience or specialty training. For example if you want to learn advanced business English for corporate finance many business English teachers will charge from $60 to $100 dollars because it is a subject specialty.

When hiring a Tutor, Teacher or Trainer ask to see proof of their education, training and experience. Good tutors have a professional web page with pictures, certificates and experience listed and usually have a resume or professional teaching portfolio available to show prospective students.

When hiring a Tutor, Teacher or Trainer ask how they will test your current skills. Ask how the teaching materials will be used. Ask what teaching materials will be used. Ask if and how skills testing will occur. Ask what teaching methods will be used. Ask if homework is assigned.

Some students want to study with their friends. Ask them if a small group can be taught at the same or special price. With conversation based programs the small group forms can offer excellent learning and practice sessions and better prices.

Hiring a Tutor, Teacher or Trainer is like hiring an employee. There are lots of different prices and levels of education, teacher training and work experience.

Hire a Tutor, Teacher or Trainer that will help you achieve your goal.

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Online Business & ESL English Classes

COVID 19 has eliminated most in-person classroom ESL, English & Business English classes.

Online classes are an excellent substitute and can be designed for individuals or groups of students.

Online classes use combinations of zoom, whatsapp, facetime, text, voip, email and other platforms.

All ESL in Canada online teachers are Canadian certified and experienced teachers.

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