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    when taking an English course, i can choose having classes daily or weekly.

    i can also call the teacher and set a class when i think it is needed. in this case, i will simply pay for the class i have.

    how do you say in English these type of classes?

    random classes?

    thanks,
    jc

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    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    When taking an English course, I can choose having classes daily or weekly.

    I can also call the teacher and set a class when I think it is needed. In this case, I will simply pay for the class I have.

    What do you call this type of class in English?

    Random classes?

    thanks,
    jc
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    Default Re: random class

    Hi,

    All the English classes I have are indeed private.

    The difference here is that I may set a class whenever I want. I mean, I don't have a contract that determines the time between classes or the number of classes in a given period.

    I simply contact the teacher and ask her to have a class because I have a few doubts that I would like to clarify.

    I know it may sound weird but it's a common practice here, especially regarding language classes.

    Itís a class that I may have eventually, according to my necessity and the teacherís availability.

    Don't you guys have anything similar in the UK?

    Thanks

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    There may be a semantic problem here.

    To me "class" indicates a group coming together for a lesson. If you are having private tuition/teaching/lessons, one to one, and want a special lesson to clarify something, then Extra Lesson/Extra Tuition would make sense to me in this context.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    There may be a semantic problem here.

    To me "class" indicates a group coming together for a lesson. If you are having private tuition/teaching/lessons, one to one, and want a special lesson to clarify something, then Extra Lesson/Extra Tuition would make sense to me in this context.

    thank you very much!
    jc

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    You're welcome

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