English Distance Learning Methodologies
Guided Home-Study | Online 1-to-1 Tuition
Modelled on Private Tuition at the World’s 2021 Top University of Oxford
For the last twenty-one years, we have delivered private online distance learning around the world to Cambridge English examination candidates and other students of English.
Our English course methodologies include secure student-friendly guided home-study and safe online climate-friendly private tuition.
We tailor these methodologies to the learning needs of the individual student and model them on the teaching provided to undergraduates at the Humanities Division of the world’s 2021 number 1 University of Oxford.
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Guided Home-Study Methodologies
Elcox students and alumnae agree that secure guided home-study with safe online private tuition is the primary means to success in the study of English for professional purposes and for preparing to sit a Cambridge or other public examination.
Secure guided home-study with safe online private tuition leads to a lasting understanding of how to use English to communicate in professional, academic, and social milieux.
Your tutor will tailor each aspect of your course content to build on your language skills and strengthen other talents that enhance writing styles, reading, listening, and speaking.
In line with Oxford methodologies, your tutor will set you fascinating writing assignments that relate to your professional, academic, and other interests.
Guided home-study materials include online reading and AV lectures and discussions.
These include innovative ideas of today’s world-class experts in their fields of competence.
Elcox methodologies will refresh your knowledge and enable you to offer balanced opinions and suggestions concerning the issues you identify in your study assignments.
How to Write and Master English
Writing is the core of Oxford-style study methodologies for several reasons. The listed explanations and suggestions show how writing will empower your command of English:
- Writing will display your understanding of a subject you have studied.
- Writing will require you to analyse and unravel the question and task.
- First, you will need to complete your prescribed reading and AV lectures.
- You should note down all concepts, ideas, and arguments which relate to the essay.
- You should think critically about the ideas of others and then formulate your ideas.
- You should draft a skeleton plan of how you intend to structure your essay.
- Good academic essays have an introductory paragraph to summarise your plan.
- In paragraph 1, acquaint your reader with your overarching argument.
- The paragraphs that form the body of your essay will present your argumentation.
- Your essay body focuses on the question and sequentially argues to a conclusion.
- Your final paragraph should summarise and reiterate your argument.
- Write essays in formal Academic English with orderly transition from point to point.
- Argumentation should be coherent, with an explication of order and relevance.
- Avoid dogmatic assertions that you cannot defend against strong counter argument.
- Use footnotes to reference your quotes and cite your sources with a bibliography.
- Writing develops capacity to present reasoned authoritative argumentation.
- Writing exercises ability to communicate accurately, clearly, and compellingly.
- Course essays provide your tutor with evidence of your present command of English.
- Your tutor’s critique and comments on your writing will ensure you master English.
- Archive essays and review them from time to time, in the light of epistemic change.
- This practice extends acquisition and retention of knowledge-based authority.
Benefit from Online Private Tuition
Our tutors are Oxford graduates who understand the university’s unsurpassed teaching methods and who will apply them to your guided home-study and online private tuition.
When you need to pass an exam with top marks, you will benefit from our methodologies.
When you engage with colleagues and others, you will do so with confidence and clarity.
- We model online course methodologies on private tuition at the University of Oxford.
- Your tutor will work at your pace to ensure that you realise your full potential.
- Your tutor will show you indispensable study skills and exam techniques that will distinguish you from the average and enable you to stand out from the crowd.
- Online tuition eliminates the risks associated with travel to packed classrooms.
- It will provide you with free up-to-date online study materials by world-class experts.
- Your tutor will encourage you to set top goals to get much further than average.
- Your tutor tailors guided home-study to your needs so it will never be boring.
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‘Thank you! I was truly happy with my Grade A CPE result. It is indeed satisfying when our efforts are rewarded.
‘Once again, I would like to thank you for all your help in my preparation for the CPE exam.’
Our Online English Course Methodologies are excellent because we model them on private tuition and study opportunities at the 2021 World Number 1 University of Oxford.
Elcox secure guided home-study with safe climate-friendly online private tuition saves time and avoids the risk of travel to a crowded classroom.
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