General English Course for Adults (50+)

General

Program Description

The Gold Course is open to anyone over the age of 50 who wants to spend time in the company of like-minded adults. The Course offers a blend of English lessons, social activities, visits and excursions.

The course is a 15 hour General English course from 09:30-13:00, Monday to Friday, followed by an afternoon and evening programme. 2 classes of 90 minutes each day. Minimum age 50. Maximum class size 14.

As one of Europe’s most historic cities, York, with its rich cultural life is an ideal location for courses for older students.

The traffic free centre has a huge choice of bars and restaurants; as well as one of the best selections of shops in the north of England.

“Gold-only” Classes

We know that students on 50+ courses prefer to be in a class with students of a similar age so we guarantee ‘Gold-only” classes at the following levels: pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced.

Afternoon Programme

The afternoon programme is designed with older students in mind. The visits are guided by a senior member of the College staff. The course finishes with a farewell dinner at York’s best restaurant, a great way to end a memorable stay. The afternoon and evening programme ensures that participants see as much as possible of York and some of the surrounding area.

Key points

  • 15 hours’ tuition per week plus a full afternoon programme
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Average class size (2016): 4
  • Minimum age: 50
  • 50+ only classes
  • Full afternoon programme
  • Meals with the teachers
  • Farewell Dinner

We guarantee up to 3 Gold-only levels for each course.

Last updated January 2018

About the School

For nearly 55 years students have come to Melton College to learn English in York. The College is in a residential part of the City, away from the crowded shopping area, it is the only IELTS Centre in ... Read More

For nearly 55 years students have come to Melton College to learn English in York. The College is in a residential part of the City, away from the crowded shopping area, it is the only IELTS Centre in York. We are also a Cambridge ESOL exam centre. We have a range of courses for students of all ages and abilities. We provide homestay accommodation and offer support for those who prefer self-catering. Our Student Services staff are committed to helping you get the most out of your time with us. Read less