Nottingham English School


Nottingham English School (NES) is a specialist provider of English Language tuition based in Nottingham City Centre. The School is an academic department forming part of New College Nottingham, based at the historic Adams Building in the Lace Market area of the City.

NES offers British Council accredited English Language tuition and is a member of English UK giving students a guarantee of the quality of tuition they will receive. It helps many international students to learn English, to be more confident and to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.

Nottingham is a favourite destination for UK and international students as it offers many opportunities and a great standard of education. Every year hundreds of students choose Nottingham English School and to date, students have arrived from over 80 different countries

Flexible English Language courses to suit you

Nottingham English School offers General English, IELTS, KET and PET preparation and an English Language Summer School. Most courses can begin any Monday and finish any Friday subject to a minimum of 2-4 weeks study. We have a team of CELTA qualified teachers whose collective skills and expertise ensure we deliver teaching in line with British Council standards.

Our facilities

Our facilities have recently been refurbished and as part of New College Nottingham (NCN), one of the biggest government funded colleges in the UK, and a Home Office Highly Trusted Sponsor, you can be sure we offer a warm welcome, good value and top quality tuition.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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General English Course

Campus Full time 2 - 52  August 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

The General English programme will help you to improve your grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking and listening. Your teachers will be professionally qualified and highly motivated. [+]

This General English language course helps you improve your grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. It is an excellent way of developing your English for work, study or pleasure. Our English language teachers will teach you in friendly, motivating classes. We use modern teaching methods and equipment, current English language course books and other authentic materials to help you to improve your language skills. The course is tailored to your individual language level. We will test you on the first day to place you in the best class to help you improve. There is a minimum age requirement of 18 years and a minimum stay of 2 weeks, with at least 4 weeks recommended. Our typical weekly programme for our English courses in Nottingham includes a range of activities: •Speaking – One to one, group and class discussions will help you communicate effectively and improve your confidence, pronunciation and fluency •Listening – Exercises to develop your listening •Vocabulary – Learn the words you need to communicate clearly •Writing and Grammar – Gain confidence to understand your favourite texts You will learn through a combination of tutor lead activities and class discussions and projects with weekly homework. Students will be encouraged to participate as much as possible and to take part in group activities and presentations. Other information about this course: •Study in a class with students of a similar level •Meet and study with students from all around the world •Access the impressive college Learning Centre with free... [-]

IELTS Preparation Course

Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

The programme will help you prepare for the IELTS exam by focusing on the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as developing essential vocabulary and grammar. [+]

Minimum age 18, maximum class size 16, British Council accredited, study from 2 weeks to a full term or multiple terms with flexible start dates to suit you. Our 6 hour exam preparation course is designed to help you prepare for the type of questions you may have in the IELTS exam, or for lower level learners the KET and PET exams. We will help you develop confidence and expertise so you are ready for your exam. We also run a 15 hour Intensive IELTS preparation course in our very popular Summer School each July and August. The classes run for from 1330 – 1530 on Monday – Tuesday – Thursday. Spring Term – 12 January to 2 April 2015 Full term 11 weeks – Fee £705 Or £65 per week (minimum 2 weeks enrolment) Summer Term – 20 April to 26 June 2015 Full term 9 weeks – Fee 3575 Or £65 per week (minimum 2 weeks enrolment) Summer School – July and August 2015 £65 per week length of study dependant on requirements. Also 15 hour Intensive course available – see Summer School for details Nottingham English School also hosts regular IELTS tests (arranged by MTS) so you can take the exam at the same place you study. The price is £150. Minimum age 18 (unless part of a fully supervised group) maximum class size 16. British Council accredited. Study any length of time between 2 or 9 weeks, starting any Monday and finishing any Friday. [-]

Summer courses

English Summer School

Campus Full time 2 - 9  August 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

If you want to improve you English, make friends from all over the world and learn in one of the UK's liveliest cities, then join our English Language Summer School. [+]

The Summer School programme at Nottingham English School lets you study, enjoy yourself with friends from around the world and see the sights of Nottingham and other parts of England. The classes are similar to the General English programme and preparation courses. Features of the Summer School: •Monday to Friday - 9.00 to 10.30 am and 11.00 to 12.30 pm •Minimum stay - 2 weeks •Maximum of 16 students in each class •Students from many different countries •Minimum age - 18 years (on course start date) •Classes have students of similar ability •Test on first day to place you in the best class •Access to the main college Learning Centre We organise a full social programme for English Summer School students in Nottingham. This will help you to make new friends, practice your English and visit places of interest. Prices from £155 per week [-]


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