This English course is for international students at Elementary and Pre-intermediate level (IELTS 3.0 to 4.0, CEFR A2 to B1) who want to develop their English skills in order to progress onto General English with Academic Skills courses. You will study for 21 hours a week, improve your communication skills and learn how to use the language more confidently and accurately with the guidance of your personal tutor.
Your highly qualified and experienced teachers will help you to make fast and effective progress in lively and dynamic classes. Using a range of learning techniques and methods, you will learn how to communicate in a wide variety of situations. You will develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as learning and practising the key vocabulary that you will need in everyday life and for your future studies. We will help you to use language accurately and confidently with a particular focus on grammar and spelling. Your teachers will closely monitor your progress and give you personalised guidance and support throughout the course.
Our flexible courses allow you to start studying any week of the year and ensure that you can progress to a higher level as soon as you are ready.
Our maximum class size is 20 students though average class size is usually much smaller. The length of your course depends on your visa but we expect students to attend a minimum of six weeks.
Class times for Elementary level students are Monday 13.45-15.45, Tuesday 13.45-15.45, Wednesday 09.15-12.15 & 13.45-15.45, Thursday 09.15-12.15 & 13.45-15.45 and Friday 09.15-12.15.
Class times for Pre-intermediate level students are Monday 09.15-12.15 & 12.45-15.45, Tuesday 09.15-12.15, Wednesday 12.45-15.45, Thursday 09.15-12.15 & 12.45-15.45 and Friday 09.15-12.15.
What areas will I study?
You will study and practise speaking and listening in a variety of different situation while developing your reading skills and written communication. You will learn key grammar structures and increase your range of vocabulary every day. We will help you to learn and correctly pronounce the words that you need to communicate effectively and make progress.
Your teachers will help you to build your confidence while you learn. They know what it takes to help students to improve their language level and learn the skills they need to be successful in the worlds of education and work. Your teachers will be with you every step of the way during your course as you learn in a friendly and positive learning environment.
You will have regular progress tests and assessments so you can see how much you have learned and the improvement you have made.
Our mission is to help you advance from one level to the next in the shortest possible time. You and your teacher will discuss your progress and decide when you are ready to move to a higher level.