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Personal Training for your English
and your Future
Hello and welcome to Mainly Speaking. I'm Stephen Merrifield. Everyone has a personal journey to improved English. I am here to help you plan and proceed. I encourage you to spend a few minutes
getting to know Mainly Speaking.
I believe that you will like what we have to offer.
Personal Training For Your English.
Mainly Speaking is "Personal Training for your English and your Future".
As an English as an Additional Language (EAL) tutoring service combining the focused, individualized attention of an experienced tutor with the flexibility and international milieu of the online platform. Students benefit from personalized EAL lesson planning addressing your individual reading, writing, listening, speaking and critical thinking needs. The confidence that you build, as you further develop your English abilities is yours to keep. Not only will you speak more confidently, you will gain a stronger voice.
The Career Center is focused on building professional strengths to add to your enhanced English. CVs, Interviewing and the tools for
professional self promotion.
The Kid's Corner informs you of my experience and the English services that I can be provided to your children.
The mission of Mainly Speaking is to assist people that are “one of a million” into becoming “one in a million”. There are many people in the world today with intelligence, motivation and drive. Many will become lost stars. In a world full of electronic uniformity, your words and actions will be what sets you apart. Those who best shine are discovered, taught, directed, nurtured and become “One in a million”. Teaching, directing and nurturing are what we call "Personal Training". However, success comes from strong basic skills. Mainly Speaking assists you where assistance is needed.
No generic Apps and no one lesson fits all mentality.
Thinking about a new career? Wishing your children could practice their speech? Planning a holiday? Interested in enhancing the English that you already know?
Conversational English lessons are a great way to practice your spoken English. As with any skill, you "use it or lose it". Consistent, regular speaking helps keep your English fresh and useful.
We have some great services to strengthen your spoken or conversational English. Click below for more information.
Mainly Speaking is strongly committed to a combination of dedicated, individual attention and modern technology. You will not find an App nor a formula tutorial. However, your success is most achievable with your consistent, dedicated participation. This is true of all of your successes. It will be true with Mainly Speaking. Responsibility to yourself is essential.
Stephen Merrifield, MHS
is a certified Instructor
with 35+ years of experience, including Education and
I'd be happy to be your
· Individual needs assessment utilizing globally respected resources
· Personalized success plan
· Lessons tailored to you
· Individual tutoring
· Individual speech lessons
· Interactive language and speech development exercises
· Consultative personal development services; CV, protocols, workplace empathy, professional bootcamp
· Consistent, prompt feedback
From the "Intermediate Series" and "Listen & Repeat with Stephen".
Past Tense with "ed". It's not what it seems.
Check out this great video, from the new "Listen & Repeat with Stephen" series. A great tool to hear and model practical English.