English Combination Course

General

Program Description

Key Facts: English Combination – classes and private lessons

Age: 16+
Level: From elementary (CEF A1) to advanced (CEF C2)
Start dates: Year round
Course length: 2 weeks minimum
Class size: Maximum 12 students
Lessons (hours): 24 (22) Monday to Friday
Lesson type: 15 lessons in group, 5 one-to-one and 4 teacher guided self study sessions
Fees: From £536 per week
Fees include: Tuition+ activities
Accommodation: college residence or homestay
Optional extras: Additional Excursions/Activities – £5 – £30
- Airport transfers from £120 – Depending on pick-up location
- Courier charges for visa support documents – £25
- Exam entry for IELTS/Cambridge suite £180 – £210

English Combination course structure

The programme consists of 20 lessons per week which include:

Group classes: develop your grammar and vocabulary, as well as your fluency and accuracy in English. Lessons incorporate the four key skills reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Private 1-to-1 lessons: focus on your personal language needs to help you make the maximum progress in the shortest possible time. Our 1-to-1 lessons with a personal language tutor allow you to focus directly on your language development to develop skills, build confidence and improve fluency.

1. Professional language — for business, finance, education, medicine and law:

  • Interpersonal skills: develop language strategies for presentations and negotiations
  • Cross-cultural awareness: develop knowledge of cultural sensitivities to help you integrate into life in the UK
  • Academic writing skills: practise drafting articles for professional journals

2. Academic language — for students, undergraduates and post-graduates:

  • Academic critical writing: improve your note-taking, report writing skills and linguistic ability for essay writing
  • Communication skills: develop your presentation skills for seminars
  • SATs: enhance academic reasoning

3. Personal language — for confidence, examinations, travel and leisure:

  • Voice training: improve your projection, stress and intonation as well as reduce accents
  • Language progress in the 4 key areas: develop language skills to align levels of reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Preparation for IELTS or Cambridge exams: including tips and exam practise

Last updated May 2020

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