Find an English tutor in Vancouver

We help you find the right English tutor 

Talk to real people to find your tutor

We are passionate about helping you find the best English tutor for your student. To request a tutor, use our online forms for a fast and easy way to get started.  We also take phone calls!

TTS provides personalized help when you need it. We are happy to discuss your specific needs and provide guidance to make sure you find the right tutor for you. Just give us a call at (604) 730-3410.

BC certified English tutors

Our tutors are able to tutor native English speakers and students that have English as a second language. We offer online and in-person English tutors for private lessons. The majority of our English tutors have experience teaching in the Vancouver school system. If not, they have a relevant graduate degree and subject matter expertise. 

Additionally, all of our tutors are screened and have gone through a criminal record check. Our tutors love to teach, and our students benefit from working with them.

For students struggling with English

English in a way it makes sense

Learning English reading and writing can actually be fun! Our tutors do their best to instill a taste for reading and writing in their students. This can make a big difference to schooling, especially when the tutoring can begin with Primary students. Even though it can be difficult to learn how to read and write, the support of a tutor can make this challenge easier. Reading and writing are fundamental skills necessary to a successful school career.

Building confidence in English

During lessons, tutors provide constructive feedback to students based on their performance and goals. Students feel better prepared for English exams and have increased confidence in their writing. Many past clients have contacted us with positive feedback regarding their student’s boost in confidence.

Overcome essay writing frustration

Get the help you require for all your writing needs. Whether a high school paper, a university entrance essay, or even a research paper or thesis, a tutor can help make it easier. Your English tutor helps teach you how to structure essays and put your ideas on paper. Our tutors help students build solid study and organizational skills, which will benefit them throughout their academic careers.

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How much is an English tutor in Vancouver?

Competitive tutoring rates

Because we are a non-profit, TTS offers competitive tutoring rates for highly qualified English tutors.

Our rate is $53/hr per hour with no minimums required – simply pay as you go on an hourly basis.

No commitments or contracts

With TTS, you don’t have to sign a contract. You are not required to commit to any number of lessons. It is a pay as you go system. You pay for each lesson when it takes place.

Our tutors are available to help with both short term needs (as short as one session) as well ongoing tutoring, for those that are looking for help for a semester or a school year.

English courses covered by our tutors

English for Elementary, Intermediate K-7, and High School English

Our highly-skilled tutors can help you with any subject in English including:

  • English for Kindergarten (Early Childhood Education)
  • Writing and Reading for Primary students (grades 1-3)
  • English for Intermediate students (grade 4-7)
  • English grade 8
  • English grade 9
  • English grade 10
  • English grade 11
  • English grade 12
  • English – College / University
  • English for Essay writing

English Tutors in Vancouver

TTS has an extensive list of tutors across the Metro Vancouver area. Below are some of the neighborhoods in Vancouver in which we offer English in-person tutoring.

English Tutors in Vancouver

Central Vancouver: Downtown Vancouver, West end, Yaletown, Coal Harbour, Gastown, Chinatown Vancouver and Downtown eastside

West Side of Vancouver: Arbutus Ridge, Dunbar-Southlands, False Creek, Granville Island/Fairview, South Cambie-Oakridge, Kerrisdale, Kitsilano, Marpole, Oakridge, Shaughnessy, South Cambie, West Point Grey

East Side of Vancouver: Commercial drive, Granville-Woodland, Hastings-Sunrise, Kensington-Cedar Cottage, Killarney, Mount Pleasant, Main Street-Riley Park, Renfrew-Collingwood, Riley Park-Little Mountain, Strathcona, Sunset, Victoria-Fraserview

South Vancouver: Dunbar, Kerrisdale, Marpole, Sunset, Victoria-Fraserview, Renfrew-Killarney

Even if you don’t find your city in the list, you may still request an online English tutoring session.  We also cover the cities below:

  • Burnaby
  • Coquitlam
  • East Vancouver
  • Kitsilano
  • Maple Ridge
  • North Vancouver
  • Port Moody
  • Richmond
  • West Vancouver

What our English students are saying

Still wondering about tutoring costs in Vancouver?


Cost of tutoring broken down

TTS is a non profit society – as such, our goal is to provide you with affordable, high quality tutoring, while minimizing cost. The bulk of the $53/hr hourly rate is paid to the tutor, while a small portion covers off TTS administration and staffing charges.

Additionally, a portion of the tutoring rate is donated to TAS Tutoring Aid Society. TAS is our registered BC charity that provides subsidized tutoring services to students that wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford tutoring.

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