English Tuition



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  • Levels Offered: Preschool, Primary, Secondary, JC, IB/IGCSE, Polytechnic, University

Why choose FamilyTutor for english tuition?

Feel Safe and Relaxed Learning English at the Convenience of Your Own Home and Schedule

1 to 1 English Home Tuition Specifically for Student’s Needs and Learning Styles Resulting in Significant Improvement In English Academic Grades

Increased Understanding and Quality Comprehensive Explanations For Every Component of English  

Receive Consolidated English Summary Notes and Proper Note-Taking Techniques 

Access to Varied Practice Exercises and Previous Year Papers and Study Guides From Top Schools

Gain Interest and Insights for Assessments in English, Including Writing and Comprehension

Frequently Asked Questions About English Tuition in Singapore

Look no further than FamilyTutor for English tutors in Singapore. As a leading private tuition agency in Singapore with the largest active database of top-quality English tutors online, find trained and experienced English tutors for your kids today. Our English tutors ensure that your child gets personalised learning plans based on their needs so that their grades can dramatically improve. Fill in our request form and we will get in touch with you to gain a better understanding of what you are looking for in our English tuition lessons.
If you are looking to boost your child’s English grades or give them an early start before the new academic year begins, English tutors can help. From exposing them to the MOE-established curriculum to ensuring that their writing styles are stellar to ace any test, hiring the right English tutors can bring out the best in your child.
If you think that group tuition does not provide a conducive learning space or the tutors will not be able to provide their undivided attention to your child, then hiring a private English tutor is the best way forward. Whether they sign up for English tuition classes online or sign up for a private tutor to teach in the comforts of your own home, you can rest assured that personalised teaching plans and undivided attention from the home tutor are guaranteed.

Charges vary depending on the level and the English home tutor. They can be from $25 per hour to $130 per hour. You can rest assured that despite the affordable rates of our online and private English tutors, quality is never compromised. To test our tutor’s suitability and ensure that your child has been matched with the right English tutor, we also offer commitment-free trials before you make a decision. For more information on our charges, check out our tuition rates page.  


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Shortlisting the Best English Home Tutor For You

What to Expect from These English Tutors

Qualifications and Capabilities in Teaching English
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When looking for an effective tutor for your child, it is critical that you hire one who has extreme potential in the subject and can teach the right concepts included in the English Language. To differentiate between suitable tutors is their qualification in the English Language. MOE tutors have undergone effective training and have immense knowledge of how to teach the language according to the MOE objectives. Whereas part-time and full-time tutors have either personal experience to acquire good English grades or a degree in English literature. Therefore, enhancing their capability to teach your child the right content and examination pattern FamilyTutor carefully examines and recommends tutors which best fit our client’s requests. We also provide detailed tutor profiles which enlist a certain tutor’s academic qualifications and important grades in the English subject.
Ability to Spot Weaknesses Quickly and Teach Fundamentals Especially in Grammar and Vocabulary
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English requires good basic skills i.e. grammar and vocabulary. Therefore, a student’s needs to have a good command over these skills to ace their paper. English home tutors begin their lessons with a stern focus on these skills, this is done in order to find a child’s weak areas and help improve them through targeted help. Therefore, when looking for a tutor, it is essential to find one with this quality as it encourages holistic development in a child’s English. Therefore, find a tutor who can help your child improve in all aspects and consistently work to bridge his learning gaps. FamilyTutor recommends only the best tutors in Singapore, thus they are well-versed in how to spot a child’s weaknesses as well as provide specific help that could improve it.
Experience in Teaching English to Students of Similar Levels
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Although qualifications enhance the ability to teach students the language, the experience of tutoring the same levels ensures that they are able to teach the right content and examination pattern to students. Therefore, when looking for a tutor, be sure to hire one who has ample experience teaching the level your child is currently in. This will allow him to pass on the right knowledge as well as teach your child how to best tackle questions at that level. FamilyTutor understands the struggles parent face when looking for effective and helpful tutors. Therefore, we recommend tutors with current or prior experience in teaching the level you have requested. Furthermore, we also provide these details in a tutors profile so parents can carefully select a suitable tutor.
Passion & Commitment in Teaching English
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Most children learn at different paces and unique styles, this can pose to be a problem for students studying in IB schools as they would be overwhelmed by the fast pace and the competitive environment. Thus, when looking for a tutor to help your child, you must ensure that he is able to dedicate to the child and his education. This devotion to the child means that the tutor is prepared to work and teach at the child’s learning pace and according to his style. Furthermore, a committed tutor will abide by the tuition timings as well as the project duration. Abiding by strict timing ensures consistent help given to the child and immense improvement in their grades.
Uses and Updated with the Newest Syllabus and Curriculum
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To provide effective tuition and help improve grades, tutors need to be aware of the exact content being taught as well as the criteria at which marks will be awarded in the paper. Therefore, look for a tutor who has immense knowledge of the latest MOE syllabus as this would ensure that they can teach the right concepts and important tricks to tackle examination questions and score high marks. In our agency, we aim to provide and recommend effective tutors for our clients. Therefore, FamilyTutor engages tutors who have immense knowledge of the latest MOE syllabus and can incorporate these changes in their teaching to fully prepare a child for his final exam.
Access to Supplemental English Learning Materials & References
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Often times, students get overwhelmed when attempting their comprehension or composition papers due to their lack of practice in these areas. However, private tutors can provide their students with additional practice materials to help with their essays and comprehension. Hence, when looking for a tutor, it is important to find one who can provide notes to help your child in essays and past papers to help them practice comprehension skills. FamilyTutor carefully examines the tutors and pinpoints the ones who have these resources in their possession and can provide them to your child thus increasing the amount of practice he has before his paper.
Great References and Reviews from Previous Tutees
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Testimonials can aid in finding a suitable and effective tutor. Most English home tutors have come to accumulate good feedback and testimonials from their past clients highlighting their abilities and strengths. Therefore, when looking for an effective tutor, it could help to look at their testimonials as you can carefully examine their effectiveness in all areas be it providing resources, being committed, patient and of course their ability to help improve grades. FamilyTutor understands how to recommend tutors that fit the client’s criteria. Therefore, we make a note to highlight tutors who have numerous testimonials thus proving that they are effective and safe to engage with.

You May Ask...

Whether your child is progressing from preschool to primary school or primary school to secondary school, English remains one of the core subjects throughout their academic journey. At FamilyTutor, we understand the importance of our students being crystal clear about all the subject requirements and thus expose them to practices and past papers that prepare them to achieve the best results. Be it the understanding of the importance of good grammar and expanding vocabulary or knowing how to improve your technical essays, we are confident in the methods leveraged by our English tutors in Singapore. 

English concepts such as grammar and vocabulary can help a student master the subject in the long run.  Aside from this, the English paper throughout the levels has similar content. Our 1-to-1 private tuition can help students in developing a good vocabulary and ensuring that they can pass and attempt their future English papers without any hassle.

As one of the leading English tuition agencies in Singapore, we are striving towards nurturing our younger generations of students to be well-equipped with all the necessary skills to ace major examinations and assessments to create an impact and forge their own path.

 This is made possible with our team of experienced English tutors who are aware of all the requirements set by the MOE and have the ability to prepare students through personalised lesson plans that will effectively broaden their perspectives and nurture their love for the English language.


Reaching the desired outcomes for 21st Century English learners in Singapore. 

The English Language Syllabus for primary schools focuses on the development, reinforcement and extension of language skills by nurturing the love for the language and promoting extensive reading. Oracy, reading and writing skills are developed to boost knowledge and independent use of the language.

Components covered during exams:

  1. Paper 1 – Writing (Appropriate use of Grammar, vocabulary, Tone & Manner) 
  2. Paper 2 – Language Use and Comprehension (Demonstrate comprehension and contextual understanding)
  3. Paper 3 – Listening Comprehension (Ability to identify key messages and pointers) 
  4. Paper 4 – Oral Communication (Ability to converse with clear articulation and express thoughts) 

The English Language Syllabus for secondary schools builds on the progression of language skills, learner strategies and knowledge about the language. This advanced syllabus aims to develop students’ language learning to strengthen both oral and written skills to a more sophisticated level.

Components covered during exams:

  1. Paper 1 – Writing (Editing, Situational Writing, Continuous Writing)
  2. Paper 2 – Comprehension (Visual text, Narrative or Recount, Non-narrative)
  3. Paper 3 – Listening Comprehension (Listening Task, Note Taking)
  4. Paper 4 – Oral Communication (Reading Aloud, Spoken Interaction)


Part-Time TutorFull-Time TutorNIE-Trained/School Teacher
N1 - K2$25-$30 per hour$35-$40 per hour$65-$70 per hour
P1 - P3$25-$35 per hour$35-$50 per hour$70-$80 per hour
P4 - P6$30-$40 per hour$40-$55 per hour$75-$90 per hour
Sec 1 - Sec 2$35-$45 per hour$45-$60 per hour$80-$100 per hour
Sec 3 - Sec 5$40-$50 per hour$45-$65 per hour$85-$105 per hour
JC1 - JC2$50-$60 per hour$60-$80 per hour$95-$130 per hour
IB Grade 1-6$35-$45 per hour$45-$65 per hour$70-$125 per hour
IB Grade 7-10$40-$55 per hour$55-$75 per hour$90-$140 per hour
IB Grade 11-12 (Diploma)$60-$70 per hour$70-$100 per hour$100-$150 per hour
IGCSE 7-11$40-$50 per hour$50-$80 per hour$100-$150 per hour
Adult Classes$40-$60 per hour$65-$120 per hour-
Diploma / University$60-$80 per hour$80-$150 per hour-


FamilyTutor understands how difficult it is to master and perfect a second language. Therefore, we empathise with the students and provide a range of qualified and experienced English home and online tutors such as MOE & NIE trained, full-time and part-time tutors. Our recommended tutors can help students learn according to the MOE syllabus and develop certain skills in writing, speaking and listening, all of which will help them in their English exams. This will be done through the use of materials and worksheets that follow the latest syllabus. All lessons conducted by our English tutors in Singapore, be it 1-to-1 or online, will be highly exam-focused with emphasis placed on tackling each student’s weaknesses so that important skills and techniques can be acquired to ace their examinations.

Furthermore, with their experiences, our tutors have immense training in teaching the subject and impressive English grades enhancing their capability to teach struggling students. From clear explanations of grammar concepts to informing students of the various skills and tips to address challenging English questions, our tutors will be able to help your child in various ways. You can gauge their expertise with our testimonials to see how effective the tutors really are and how well they can help in improving your command of the English Language. FamilyTutor also offers Chinese tuitionMalay tuition and Tamil tuition.

English is spoken in more than 45 countries and thus is an important skill to have to ensure effective communication as written by the Telegraph. Therefore, don’t waste time, invest in your child’s English today and watch him prosper in his life. Request a committed and experienced tutor from FamilyTutor to increase his fluency and ability to use the English Language.

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Ms. Sheryl W.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese Studies + Theatre Studies (English), NUS

With a heartwarming nature and a strong passion for the English Language, Ms. Sheryl proved to be one of the most effective and well-liked tutors around. Being effectively bilingual in both the English and Chinese Languages, she is a communicative tutor to all of the students as well as their parents. This enables her to develop a healthy and long-term relationship with them!

Ms. Emilene

Bachelor's Degree in Business (Major in Marketing), RMIT

With a fantastic track record of assisting >88% of her Primary & Secondary English Language students improve from C grades to B/A grades, Ms. Emilene is one of the most sought-after English Language tutors in town. Many parents also commended her as an extremely patient tutor who makes classes come alive for her students!

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