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British English Courses (from 1 day to 1 year!)

General English
Exam (IELTS, Cambridge First, Advanced and Proficiency)
Culture and Society
Business and Professional
Interview Practice

  • Skype English courses. 6 hours from only £100
  • 1-1, 2-1 or 3-1 English lessons in the Oxford area
  • A combination of face-to-face lessons and Skype
  • Job interview preparation (CVs and covering letters can also be checked)

4 easy steps to book your lessons:

  1. Contact me to discuss your course and dates
  2. Arrange a free 30-minute Skype session
  3. Pay your fees (bank transfer, PayPal, or Transferwise)
  4. Start your lessons via Skype or 1-1!

Contact me today to book lessons or arrange other services.

General   Examination  Culture    Business

A course of top quality Skype English lessons is the perfect way to make good progress. My 20 years’ experience as a fully-qualified English teacher and teacher trainer will help you learn British English quickly, build your confidence and keep you motivated. My teaching style adapts to you because every learner is different.

  • Increase your vocabulary through interesting conversation and texts
  • Exam preparation (IELTS, CAE etc), especially for interviews and writing
  • Grammar help and correction
  • Help with English pronunciation 
  • Job interview practice. I help you prepare your answers 
  • Proofreading (for CVs, job applications etc.)  

You can check my availability here.

Try my free mini-lessons:     lower     intermediate     higher


Apart from improving your confidence, an Oxford English course can help you pass a range of English exams, and work more effectively in your professional life through business communication skills such as negotiating and writing emails/reports. 

Most of my students have Skype lessons but I can often offer private lessons in Oxford, which are are usually 1.5 or 2 hours long.

Recent students have come from Spain, Poland, Germany, China, Belgium, Thailand, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, Italy and Japan!

Business and Professional Courses
Courses are designed to meet your specific language needs. They are given face-to face in the Oxford area, by Skype or in your country (intensive short courses). Contact me for further details or to arrange a meeting.

Exam Preparation
1-1, small group or Skype are all effective ways to prepare for Cambridge English First/Advanced and IELTS exams. Skype is ideal for the new IELTS Life Skills tests (Levels A1 and B1).

English Teachers Abroad
I can help you deal with the more advanced areas of English, brush up your English as well as plan creative and effective English lessons.

Free Trial Lesson
I offer a free 30-minute trial lesson by Skype so you can be sure my Skype lessons or private tutorials are right for you. It is also an opportunity for us to discuss what you need in detail. I will be able to tell you your English level and main pronunciation and grammar problems.

Writing Assessment
I offer CV checking, essay correction and proofreading.

For more information about my English courses and language training, please go to:

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Group Lessons
If you are looking for full-time or half-day general English group lessons (max 12 in a class) in Oxford, finding the right school is not so easy. However, I can recommend a good-value, professional language school with an excellent British Council report. Contact me for further details or an introduction.

Free British English Mini-lessons
On there are more than 100 short Oxford English language lessons that you can look at. These include pronunciation, speaking, grammar, listening and writing. You can also find tips for passing English exams such as Cambridge English FCE, CAE and IELTS. New Oxford English lessons are added frequently. Let me know if you have a request.

Each mini-lesson only takes about 5 minutes. Choose your level:   lower    intermediate    higher

I hope you enjoy them!

Ian Barker

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Vocabulary: Adding ‘wise’ to form adverbs

Vocabulary: Adding ‘wise’ to make adverbs from nouns
Intermediate to advanced level (B2-A2)

It is useful to have a rather informal way to express ‘concerning’ or ‘relating to’ which we can use in speech and writing. You take a noun and add ‘wise’, often with a ‘-‘. Some are more common than others. Let’s look at a few:
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