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English tutoring in London

English is a subject that is taught at all ages throughout primary, secondary, and post-secondary education. English studies include the study of literature including novels, plays, short stories, and poetry, the majority of which comes from Britain, the United States, and Ireland.

If your child or teenager intends to pursue a career as a teacher, editor, Journalist or Lawyer, they’ll need a solid understanding of English and the best way to do this is to study at one of London’s prestigious educational institutions. If your child is interested in Chaucer, Mary Shelly or Shakespeare, London is a brilliant city to explore this fascinating subject at school or at university level.

There are many highly rated universities in London where you can study English.

One example is the University of Oxford which is highly rated. English at Oxford is recognized as the 1st best English department in the UK in university league tables.

The University of Oxford was rated among the best Universities for English in the United Kingdom along with:

  • University of Cambridge
  • University of St Andrews
  • Durham University
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of York
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Exeter

The popularity of university English courses means that there is a high demand for English tutoring in London among university students, secondary school pupils and even primary school students.

Why choose English tuition in London with GoStudent?

There are so many options for English tuition and types of English tutors in London that it's hard to choose. Do you want a one-on-one session or would group learning work better? Which slot in your schedule fits best - morning classes or afternoon lessons? With all these possibilities available nearby, finding the right fit can be difficult!

If you are looking for English tutors in London to work on a one-on-one basis, GoStudent provides individualized private tutoring for all levels, from GCSE to A-level and beyond.

London: The city of literature

London is one of the most historic and culturally diverse cities in the world. It's home to many famous writers, poets, and scientists who have contributed greatly to English literature. While studying English you can explore London's literary landmarks, as well as its rich history with books.

London provides an opportunity to delve into literature. You can bring texts alive in London by visiting the plethora of amazing museums right on your doorstep:

The British Library

One of the largest libraries in the world, the British Library is a research library with a collection of over 14 million books. It's also home to authors from Shakespeare and Bram Stoker to Virginia Woolf and JK Rowling. Writers have been drawn to this prestigious resource since its inception in 1973 as it provides authors access to rare documents that couldn't be found elsewhere, along with state-of-the-art facilities for authors to do their work.

The British Museum

One of the most popular tourist attractions in London, the British Museum was established in 1753 and is home to one of the world's largest collections with over eight million objects from various civilizations throughout history. Visitors can explore galleries that house artefacts ranging from ancient Egyptian mummies to the Rosetta Stone. The British Museum has also included authors in its exhibits, such as William Shakespeare's first folio and JK Rowling's handwritten manuscript of Harry Potter.

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is home to over 145,000 portraits that artists have created since it opened in 1856. The gallery is a non-departmental public body of the British Government and was created to 'celebrate who we are as a nation by collecting, exhibiting and recording portraits of significant figures from every century'. Writers such as Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf have been featured in exhibits that explore authors who contributed greatly to English literature.

The Kings Cross Station

Kings Cross station was built in 1852 and is the largest railway terminal in London. It's also known for authors like JK Rowling who used it as inspiration when she wrote about Platform Nine-and-three quarters, where students board a train to Hogwarts via a secret platform at King's Cross station. In addition, Charles Dickens’ final novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood was set in London's Victorian underworld and is believed to be based on the cemetery located right next to Kings Cross station.

The National Gallery

Housed in Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery houses over 1600 paintings that date back as far as 1250. Many authors have spent time at the National Gallery, including Charles Dickens who would visit the gallery to research his novels. He also used paintings in his books as symbolism and inspiration, such as Van Gogh's painting of sunflowers that inspired him to write about a character named Madame Defarge wearing yellow cornflowers.

Authors such as Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolfe and Oscar have called London home which is why it’s not surprising that there are so many famous books set in London:

  • Charles Dickens - Great Expectations, Bleak House, Oliver Twist.
  • Henry James - The Wings of the Dove (1902) and Portrait of a Lady (1881).
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle- Sherlock Holmes stories set in London.
  • Evelyn Waugh - Brideshead Revisited | Evelyn Waugh (1944)
  • W. Somerset Maugham - Of Human Bondage | W. Somerset Maugham (1915).
  • Virginia Woolf- Mrs Dalloway | Virginia Woolf (1925).
  • Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange | Anthony Burgess (1963) and The Long Day Wanes: A Malayan Trilogy | Anthony Burgess (1956).
  • Graham Greene - The End of the Affair, Brighton Rock and The Quiet American.
  • Ian McEwan- Atonement | Ian McEwan (2001) and Amsterdam| Ian Mcewan( 1998 ).
  • Samuel Pepys | Samuel Pepys Diary 1660-1669 | Samuel Pepys (1825).