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💸 How expensive is an English tutor per hour in Lagos and the surrounding areas?

The average cost of English lessons per hour in Lagos is ₦3565.


Tutoring rates for English lessons will differ depending on:

  • the experience of your tutor
  • where your lessons will take place (online or the student's place)
  • the frequency of your lessons and the duration of each class
  • what you are covering in your lessons (writing, critical thinking, or creative writing for example.)
  • the objective of your classes (are you learning English for fun, or are you studying for WASSCE, JAMB/UTME, TOEFL or IELTS exams?)

97% of our private tutors give their first English lesson for free. Check out the prices of our English instructors in your area.

📘What can an English tutor help you with?

On Superprof, we have a number of highly skilled English teachers available to give private tuition.


An English teacher can help you work on many things:

  • JSCE, WASSCE, JAMB/UTME, TOEFL or IELTS exam preparation and past papers
  • Mastering English grammar rules
  • Writing or fiction writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Offering strategies to help you with your course work
  • Reading and textual analysis
  • Help with homework
  • Helping you to build confidence in your abilities.

You can discuss with your teacher what you wish to accomplish from your private English classes.


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💻 Is it possible to take lessons online?

On Superprof, many of our English teachers also offer online tuition. About 80% of teachers give english lessons online.


To find available online classes, just select the webcam filter in the search engine to see the available tutors offering online classes in your desired subject.


Online lessons via Skype offer you more advantages in terms of flexibility and are often less expensive as the teacher does not need to travel.


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👩‍🎓 How do I find an English teacher in Lagos?

On Superprof, you can browse our range of tutor profiles to find the right solution for your English tuition.


You can check out a tutor's individual tutoring advert and contact the English tutor that suits to your needs.


Once you have found a tutor you can get in touch with them via the messaging service on our platform to discuss the details of your lessons.


There are currently 3619 tutors are available to give English classes in Lagos and the suburban areas.


Choose your from our range of more than 3619 teachers.

✒️ How did students rate their private English tutor in Lagos and the surrounding areas?

Pupils rated their English tutors an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 from a sample of 592 recommendations.


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Master The English Language By Taking English lessons With A Private Tutor

Why you should consider engaging a private English Language Tutor in Lagos

Having a good knowledge of the English language can never be overemphasized most especially if you are living in a cosmopolitan city like Lagos state, Nigeria. English is the major language for communication in Nigeria and it's spoken in almost every sector of the country. English as a language has been engrained into all our activities in Nigeria and this ranges from school, the market, offices, businesses, and even in our relationship.

Having a good grasp of the English language confidently position you in the job market or as a student seeking for an international scholarship to a foreign university or college.

Due to the importance of this language for the career advancement of people in this 21st-century, most parents are now looking for preschool English lessons tutors for their children or available English lesson classes for kids at the primary or secondary school level. What better ways can one now communicate with others in this dispensation and compete for the limited job opportunities in the labour market in Nigeria other than learning a language that is spoken across the globe.

With the increase in popularity of this language, English learning classes are now springing up rapidly in Lagos state and the city capital which is Ikeja. Therefore, the question on the lips of most people now is how do I get an approved and professional English language tutor? What will an approved and experience English teacher help me to achieve?

To answer these questions, here are what an English language teacher with years of professional experience will help you to achieve as it relates to the pursuit of your education.

  • High profile English teachers as seen in most international and Montessori primary and secondary schools help to break down complicated topics for the students
  • Experience English language teachers help you to learn how to write, read and spell the English alphabet well
  • The English teachers help in preparing students for external examinations such as WAEC, NECO, GCE, JAMB, and other exams at all level
  • The English lesson online via the webcam and other video interactive apps and offline classes through the face to face route will help to develop your learning and communication skills (intonation)
  • The English language class helps to prepare students for international examinations such as IELTS, TOLFA, and GRE examinations. It's important for those seeking admission into a college in the U.K or the U.S.

More so, a professional and experienced English teacher will help you to improve your cognitive reasoning skills and increase your appetite for reading, writing, and speaking fluently. A good English lesson teacher in the primary and junior secondary level will help to boost the student's confidence positively.

In choosing the right English tutor for your kid, the following should be put into considered

  • How proficient is the English language tutor?
  • What are the English teacher's experience and professional background?
  • What is the teacher's educational qualification?
  • Does the English teacher have at least a credit in English in his/her WAEC, GCE, SSCE, or any other equivalent secondary school examination
  • Is the teacher conversant with the specific scheme of work and curriculum for different levels of education in Nigeria (primary, secondary, and university)
  • Is the private tutor's mode of teaching in line with your style of learning?
  • Can the private tutor offer English lessons online (Webcam tutorial) if you have a busy schedule?

With these checklists, you can easily narrow down the best English language tutor for you right here in Lagos.

Importance of an English Teacher that knows the English language curriculum

English as a course requires a proper step-by-step process if you are ever going to make something out of the subject. This is also one of the reasons why you need to check the profile of any tutor you intend to engage thoroughly. You won't expect an English tutor for primary 1 to use the same way of teaching for primary 6 pupils.

The curriculum and method for teaching the English language in primary school are quite different from those in secondary school or the university.

Having a good English teacher that can help you navigate the specific curriculum and scheme of work will make learning easier and faster for you. One of the most important books for English lessons for beginners is the popular and evergreen "Brighter Grammar". This four-section book is a useful book for beginners of the English language.

Taking An English Language Course and a Brighter Future

Learning the English language helps to give students better leverage when dealing with people around them and when looking for jobs. With the knowledge of the English language, you would be able to communicate with people from different parts of the country since Lagos is a global city. It also positions you for jobs in most international companies scattered across the state.

With a degree in advanced English courses, there are job opportunities as human resource personnel, customer care personnel, or lecturing jobs in universities such as the University of Lagos. Technically, you are opportune to work in different professions and sectors of the economy. Finally, the language will help you to socialize easily while breaking language barriers.

Where can I find an English Teacher around my Location?

Finding qualified, experienced, and available English teachers in locations such as Ikeja, Victoria Island and other cities in Lagos state shouldn’t be a hurricane task with the help of the Superprof platform. Subjects’ teachers in other courses might be limited but for English and mathematics, thousands of teachers with years of experience are always available to teach students. You can easily find available English tutors that are willing to teach the English course online via the webcam or at home through face-to-face means.

At the Superprof platform, the first hour for each new class is usually free and you can opt for an online class via the webcam or a face to face lesson. This free one hour class gives you the opportunity to ascertain the English tutor's capability and to also determine if the teaching method is in line with your learning style. The free online (webcam) or face-to-face one-hour class also gives you the opportunity to determine if what is written on the tutor's profile is true and a chance to leave reviews after the first free session.

Therefore, If you are looking for an English tutor with years of experience and positive reviews on their profile or a new tutor that has been recently approved and verified to teach different subjects such as French, German, and the English language, then the Superprof platform is the site for you.

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