Building up one-to-one teaching

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Building up one-to-one teaching

Unread post by nyasaguy »

I am an ex-primary school teacher, recently retrained as a TEFL teacher. I have a regular daily IELTS class and have done a variety of other classes as cover, including CLIL sessions.

Anyway, I want to build up a group of regular 1 to 1 teaching sessions here in central London before trying working abroad. I know I can 'drop hints' to students in my class, but the school would frown on this.

What other ways are there to advertise for or ... 'gather' students?
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Re: Building up one-to-one teaching

Unread post by Lucy »

How about an ad in the local paper? On a bulletin board in a library, bookshop, school? Craigslist or any other similar site that may be used by students. A paper or magazine aimed at foreigners who live in London. Just basically put up ads where foreigners / people wanting to learn English might hang out.
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Re: Building up one-to-one teaching

Unread post by MarkTeacher »

Hey Lucy,
I have been freelance all my career... for about 7 years now... what about making a website to support your publicity indicating how you are different for the rest? I also got students by putting ads up on notice boards around the city in Spain I used to live in. Like craigslist, I also got students from putting ads on Loquo and Mundo anuncio. I also at the moment seem to get a lot of students contact me from English Club website online.

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Re: Building up one-to-one teaching

Unread post by Howard »

Make a website its a good idea - in our time its the best way of promotion, you can do blogging it will be interesting to you and to your future students!
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