The world of language learning can be a daunting place, full of verbs, conjugations and sounds you never knew your mouth could make. Add to that, the process of finding the right tutor, and it can easily seem overwhelming. There are, however, some failsafe tips to make the decision-making process a little easier.
Natasha Saednejad MTA highlights how tutors support a wide range of students, from children to adults, and explains the challenges of adapting to their individual needs.
Mention to anyone that you work as a tutor, and nine times out of ten the image that will pop up in their head is that of an after-school teacher helping youngsters through exams, and the general stresses and strains of school life.
In a world of Brexit, Trump and seemingly general unrest, I have lately been considering the importance of communication – and more specifically of languages themselves. With the creation of both physical and metaphorical barriers occurring across the world, it seems to me now more important than ever to assess how languages can work to transgress those boundaries, and to explore what other benefits languages can provide.