The following English language teaching services are available by the hour:

  • English for academic purposes – prepare for university study
  • Business English – learn the language of work
  • Advanced level tuition
  • Intermediate level tuition

Areas covered

Hourly tuition is available in Bury, Whitefield, Prestwich, Cheatham Hill, Manchester, Old Trafford and Chorlton. For other areas, please contact me.

Why choose me as your teacher?

I am a native English speaker, a university graduate, a professional writer and a qualified English teacher with experience of language analysis, student-centred schemes of work and individual learning plans.

Features and benefits

  • negotiated curriculum – you decide what you learn
  • interest-based themes – you choose topics that interest you
  • covering productive and receptive skills – improve your speaking, writing, listening, and reading
  • up-to-date methods informed by pedagogical research – so you make rapid progress


  • first class degree from a UK university
  • postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE)
  • Trinity certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)


I have extensive experience of one-to-one tuition and class teaching, with students from a wide variety of language backgrounds including Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese. I have taught in further education colleges, universities, schools and non-educational settings.

I have taught English language to university classes, PhD students, refugees and mixed ability muslim women’s groups.

“Very kind and flexible in his manner, Alex has been pro-active and has sensitively met different needs.”

Sue Arnall, Eagles Wing


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