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Advice on pricing English as a foreign language lessons
Thread poster: Terry Gilman

Terry Gilman  Identity Verified
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German to English
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Jul 17, 2003

Hourly or per diem.
I'm asking on behalf of an EFL expert in the U.K. who normally works with/through a company in Cambridge with groups.
A mutual acquaintance in Germany has asked her for 2 weeks' worth of total immersion training - individually.
My friend in the U.K. wants to be reasonable and is trying to find a "bandwidth." I said she should charge the fee she needs in order to feel comfortable, but doing a little research is also a good idea. Hence my question.

Thank you for your replies so far. A bit more info: our German friend wants room and board with my U.K. friend (okay), about 3-4 hours of "lessons" a day, plus outings. My role in this seems to be moral support for my U.K. friend. I will also check out the "what do you do about 'friends'?" thread, as I imagine it is related. (My tack is to quote astronomical prices.)

[Edited at 2003-07-17 16:08]

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Local time: 05:18
English to Japanese
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It depends on where you are but Jul 17, 2003

in Japan lessons go anywhere from 2500yen and hour to 5000yen an hour

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Gayle Wallimann  Identity Verified
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Total immersion for France Jul 17, 2003

In my experience, for private tuition, total immersion in France, prices begin at 30 Euros per hour, however I believe the average is around 40 Euros per hour.

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Nina Snoj
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Spanish to Slovenian
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In Spain.. Jul 17, 2003

English teaching is paid per hour and company classes start at 25 or 30 €.
Good luck!

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