General English with Academic Skills

Learner:Adult, School leaver (16-19), International
Subject:English Language School
Duration:Flexible - Upto 1 Year(s)
About the course

You will improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as developing a range of the skills that you will need in higher education and in the world of work. Your teacher will monitor your progress closely and provide you with the personalised support that you need to support your development of academic skills, preparing you for further study. As well as improving your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, you will develop your range of general and academic vocabulary and consolidate and extend your knowledge of grammar. In a wide range of classroom activities, you will practise and apply your skills in practical and useful contexts and situations. Your teachers will guide you as you develop your accuracy and confidence when writing assignments, taking part in discussions, delivering presentations and talks and taking notes in lecture and other academic contexts. We will provide you with the skills you need to achieve your target IELTS score and to be successful in university studies and in your future career. Term dates are available on our website. Timetables may be subject to minor changes. Our maximum class size is 20 students though average class size is usually much smaller. Course length is dependent on your visa but we expect students to attend a minimum of 6 weeks. Class times are Monday to Friday 09.15-12.15 and Monday & Tuesday 12.45-15.45

General English with Academic Skills is a course for students at Intermediate, Upper Intermediate or Advanced levels (IELTS 4.5 to 7.5, CEFR B1 to C1) who need to improve their English language and study skills quickly and effectively in order to progress to study at university, to successfully achieve their target IELTS band score or to access better employment opportunities.

What do I need?

You should be over 16 years of age. Although placement is normally based on IELTS scores, students will be given an assessment on arrival in the UK so that we can accurately record your starting point and map out your learning journey. Visa requirements: short-term Student Visa (up to 11 months)

Where can I progress next?

On successful completion of this programme you will be able to access a number of opportunities in the UK and abroad including access to higher education and improved work opportunities.

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General English with Academic Skills
Digbeth Campus
Start date:
Flexible (23/24 Year)
Study mode:
Full Time