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Holly Tree English Terms and Conditions

This agreement has all of the rules and policies for products and services that Holly Tree English provides for students. If you do not understand some things in the agreement, you can contact me to ask questions.

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  • English Road-Finder
  • The English Road-Finder is available if you are a member of Monthly Momentum Heavy-Weight or Monthly Momentum Intense.
  • The English Road-Finder is for helping you to find the learning style that is best for you.
  • You will get a 30 minute session with me every month.
  • You will get a report after the session.
  • You will also get a recording of the session.
  • I cannot promise that you will have success only from the sessions. Success comes from practice, so you must do the things we discuss.
  • It is your job to schedule the session every month.
  • If you do not schedule the session, I will not give you the money back.
  • If you must cancel the session, you must reschedule it.
  • If you schedule the session and then you do not come to the session, you will lose the chance to have the session for that month, and I will not give you a discount for the next month.

English Map-Maker

The English Map-Maker is available to all members of Monthly Momentum.

The English Map-Maker is for helping you choose your priorities every month, plan your learning for the month, and check your progress at the end of the month.

You will get a list of possible goals before the month begins.

You will get a syllabus, (learning plan), connected to the goals that you choose.

You will get a short survey at the end of the month to check your progress in the goals.

Your job will be to choose some goals from the list before the month begins.

Your job is to read the syllabus so you will know what we are learning for the month.

Your job is also to complete the survey at the end of the month.

If you do not choose your goals from the list, I will not be able to create the syllabus that is best for you.

If you do not read your syllabus, you will not know what is coming, and you will not be able to focus your practice outside of class.

If you do not complete the survey, you will lose the motivation that you can get from checking your progress.

If you do not use the tools in the English Map-Maker, you will not receive your money back.

Weekly Speaking Journal

The Weekly Speaking Journal is available for all members of Monthly Momentum.

The Weekly Speaking Journal is a question by email that you must answer by recording.

The Weekly Speaking Journal is for helping you to practice your English skills by speaking.

You will get a question by email that you must answer by recording.

You will get corrections on your recording.

Your job is to record your answer using audio or video.

I will not correct written answers.

I will not correct answers if you send them more than 1 week after you receive the question.

If you choose not to answer the questions, you will not receive your money back.

Your Freedom Journey Podcast

The Freedom Journey Podcast is available for all members of Monthly Momentum.

Your Freedom Journey Podcast is a video podcast that I make based on the lessons for each week.

Your Freedom Journey Podcast is for helping you to get more benefit from your lesson, get more review, and get motivation because the podcast is made just for you.

You will get 1 video recording each week that you take classes.

You will get explanations of corrections for each lesson.

You will get comments about other things to study.

You will get comments about improvements in your English.

Your job is to watch and/or listen to the podcast and pay attention to the comments.

If you do not use the podcast, I cannot promise that you will get benefit from it.

If you do not use the podcast, you will not receive your money back.

Lesson Language Report

The Lesson Language Report is available for members of Monthly Momentum Heavy-Weight and Monthly Momentum Intense.

The Lesson Language Report is a report that will talk about your biggest mistake during the lesson, and give you some information about your progress.

The Lesson Language Report is for helping you to focus your learning even when you get a lot of corrections, and get motivation.

You will get a report with information about your biggest mistake, 3 correct usage examples, and comments about your English progress.

Your job is to use the report to focus your practice and English study time.

Your job is also to let me know if you want to use classes to improve the things in the reports you get.

If you do not use the reports you get, you will not receive your money back.

Daily Review

The Daily Review is available only for members of Monthly Momentum Intense.

The Daily Review is a review question connected to goals for the month and for past months.

The Daily Review is for helping you to remember the things you learn in English.

You will get an email every day of the month with a review question.

You will get 1 correction email for each question you answer.

Your job is to answer the question on the same day you receive the email.

I will not correct late answers.

If you do not answer the questions, you will not receive your money back.

Private Online Lessons

Private online lessons are for all members of Monthly Momentum.

Members of Monthly Momentum Lite will receive up-to 1 hour of private lessons per week.

Members of Monthly Momentum Heavy-Weight will receive up-to 2 hours of private lessons per week.

Members of Monthly Momentum Intense will receive up-to 3 hours of private lessons per week.

If you must cancel a lesson for a good reason, you must cancel 6 or more hours before the session.

If I must cancel a lesson, I will tell you as soon as possible.

If you cancel for a good reason, or if I cancel, we can reschedule the lesson for another time during the month.

If it is not possible to reschedule the lesson, you will receive a discount the next month.

For 1 hour, the discount is $12, and for 30 minutes, the discount is for $6.

If you cancel for a reason that is not so good, such as “I don’t feel like coming to class,” you will not have the chance to reschedule and you will not receive a discount the next month.

It is my decision if you have a good reason to cancel.

If you cancel less than 6 hours before the lesson, you will have the chance to reschedule, but you will not receive a discount the next month.

If you can, it is a good idea to schedule a regular time for classes each month.

You must schedule a class 2 days before the lesson.

If you are more than 20 minutes late for a one-hour class, you will have to reschedule, but if you cannot, you will not receive the discount for the missed class.

If you are more than 10 minutes late for a thirty-minute class, you will have to reschedule the class, but if you cannot, you will not receive a discount for a missed class.

Monthly Momentum for Kids

HollyTreeEnglish is a website mostly for adults, but there are some children who take lessons, so I have created a basic version of Monthly Momentum for children age 8 to 13.

Monthly Momentum for Kids Level one includes up-to 1 hour of lessons per week, and the English Map-Maker feature.

Monthly Momentum for Kids Level 2 includes up-to 2 hours of lessons per week, English Map-Maker, and the Speaking Journal as weekly homework.

The scheduling rules are the same.

Wen a child turns age 14, he/she must graduate to the normal Monthly Momentum.

Payment for monthly Momentum

Payments are due on or before the 1st of each month.

If you absolutely cannot pay on the 1st, you can pay on the 2nd or 3rd with no late fee.

If you pay later than the 3rd day of the month, I will charge a late fee of $10 the next month.

If you do not pay on the 4th, 5th, or 6th day of the month, you will not be able to take classes for that month, and you must wait for the next month.

The reason for this rule is that many features are monthly or weekly, and keeping a schedule is helpful for students and teachers.

If there is more than 1 family member in the same house that wants to take lessons, each person will receive a discount.

2 family members will receive a 10 percent discount, 3 members will receive a 15 percent discount, etc.