Sharpening Your Child’s English Skills Through Personalised Tutoring

English is a key, cornerstone subject. When your child’s English skills improve, you will see them perform well in many other subjects as well.

English tutoring Geelong

Your child can do well in English

Our Tutoring Works team is dedicated to helping high school students to excel in English.

Our student-centric approach gives your child their own support team. We offer English tutoring in Geelong with a personalised tutoring plan that will help fill in the gaps, develop skills to articular themselves better, write with purpose and attain their goals.

Comprehensive English Support

Primary school English tutoring in Geelong at Tutoring Works involves starting by identifying your child’s strengths and weaknesses. The work will be pitched at your child’s level, getting progressively harder as skills improve. We offer English tutoring that follows the school curriculum and covers a wide range of skills across the school years, from learning the alphabet and phonics in Prep to learning to write persuasive texts in grades’ five and six.

Primary school English

Our English primary school program covers reading, comprehension, writing, spelling and grammar

  • English tutoring in Geelong from from Prep to Grade 6
  • Phonics, early reading, sentence structure, writing styles – including persuasive, information texts and comprehension strategies are taught and refined.
  • The program we tailor for your child is age appropriate and tailored to your child’s skill level and gets progressively harder as they improve
  • We break down complex skills and strategies into smaller parts so students are taught in in a sequence they can handle and improve on
  • Our programs are focused on critical content. We teach skills, strategies, vocabulary terms, concepts and spelling rules that will allow students to tackle English at school head on.

High school English

How Tutoring Works helps English students at school

English requires a range of skills such as spelling, punctuation and grammar as well as the ability to write descriptive paragraphs which conveys a specific point or build a persuasive argument. It is also crucial that students can show that they comprehend what they read.

Developing better writers

We develop our students’ writing skills so they can confidently write about the texts they are studying at school. We focus on comprehension and vocabulary. We teach students the skills to interpret, analyse and join together their ideas. We read the novels students are studying at school so we can prepare work relevant to them in relation to that text.

We focus on developing better writers and teaching the elements of an essay in a structured way.  From Year Seven through to VCE, Tutoring Works can tailor a high school English tutoring program that will focus on key skills relevant to the school curriculum for your child.

  • Essay writing
  • Text study
  • Analysis arguments
  • Reading and comparing texts
  • Analyse arguments and language analysis
  • Persuasive language techniques
  • Comprehension skills and strategies
  • Vocabulary extension
  • Comparative essay writing
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Primary School English

Depending on the needs of your child, the content of a primary school English tutoring program in Geelong at Tutoring Works could include:

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Spelling + Grammar

  • Sight words
  • Syllables
  • Compound words
  • Spelling rules
  • High-frequency words
  • Homophones
  • Suffixes
  • Word families
  • Spelling patterns
  • Punctuation
  • Segmenting
  • Proof reading and editing

Reading & Comprehension

  • Recognise vowels
  • Literal and implied meaning in texts
  • Use comprehension strategies to understand texts
  • Skimming, scanning and analysing
  • Identifying the main ideas

Writing

  • Learn to express written ideas for different audiences
  • Persuasive writing
  • Creative writing
  • Information reports
  • Essay structures
  • TEEL: Topic sentences, explain, expand, examples and linking sentences
  • Sentence structure

Vocabulary

  • Expand vocabulary
  • Root words
  • Homophones
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Prefixes & Suffixes
  • Adverbs
  • Word origin and use
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