3. How to Save Money and Time on Private English Lessons

Doing Business in English

Feb 11 2022 • 20 mins

"Do I need private English lessons?"
"Where can I get cheap English lessons?"
"What should I look for in a one-to-one English teacher?"

I'm going to answer these and other questions about learning English with an English teacher.

Even if you're not looking for private lessons right now, these tips will help you figure out the next steps in your English journey.

If you're considering private lessons in English, there are a few things you can do to make sure you don't waste time and money in your search for a good English teacher.

Here's what's in this episode:
00:00 Intro - How you can save time and money on private English lessons
01:57 1. Start on your own: figure out your learning style, what you like and don't like, start a journal. https://lightningenglish.com/journal
06:30 2. Set clear goals: What do you want to be able to do, and when? How much money do you want to spend? How much time do you want to spend in class, and practicing between lessons? How much guidance and encouragement do you need from your teacher?
11:30 3. Find a teacher that suits your needs: Minimum CELTA or Trinity TEFL Certification. Talk to friends for recommendations. Look online - carefully! Arrange a trial class or consultation with your potential teacher. If you want one with me, book a virtual tea and chat at https://lightningenglish.com/teachat
15:54 Summary. Maybe you don't need private lessons. Check out Business English BOOST membership. For the price of one cheap English lesson a month, you can get all the benefits of a business English teacher, plus the community to share with! https://lightningenglish.com/boost

Links mentioned in this episode:
Start your journal at https://lightningenglish.com/journal
Set your goals with some journal prompts at https://lightningenglish.com/goals
Book a free consultation at https://lightningenglish.com/teachat
Check out the Business English BOOST membership program at https://lightningenglish.com/boost.

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