The General English course focuses on improving your all-round English and in particular your communication skills. Our focus is on students interacting and communicating with each other and getting you to use the language you learn to make you more fluent and confident in English.
Why General English?
- Learn to communicate effectively in English
- Great nationality mix
- Dynamic teachers
- Fast progress
- Wide variety of special interest classes
- 2 - 52 weeks
- Any Monday
- Day and evening courses
- Maximum 16 (average 13)
- (Premium course includes 1:1 lessons)
To help you interact and communicate, our teachers will give you the language you need as well as feedback to ensure all students will make fast progress. Our coursebooks and digital resources are based on the latest research into English as it is really used in everyday situations.
Our day classes are our most popular option for students
enrolling from overseas. They offer full immersion and the
chance to engage with other students throughout the day, to have full access to school services and to participate in our English Extras classes and social activities. Depending on your level you will follow one of these day timetables:
8.00am – 2.45pm
8.30am – 3.30pm
9.15am – 4.00pm
All classes have one hour for lunch and two short breaks.
Choice of optional classes
9.00am – 10.30pm
11.00am – 12.30pm
1.15am – 3.15pm
Special Focus Modules
|8:30 - 9:45am||Weekly progress test||Vocabulary & speaking||Pronunciation||Writing||English Extras : Conversation - 90 mins|
|10-30-11:45am||Natural English & extended speaking||Grammar||Speaking and listening||Speaking||English Extras : Career English - 90 mins|
|12:15-1:30am||Grammar||Vocabulary||Vocabulary||Grammar||English Extra : Excursion - 120 minutes|
|2:15-3:30pm||Special Focus Modules||Special Focus Modules||Special Focus Modules||Special Focus Modules|
|4:00-5:00pm||Conversation Bonus Class||Conversation Bonus Class|
Evening classes are a popular choice with students who are working during the day. Our city centre location, directly opposite the train station, makes it easy for students to travel between work and school.
5.00pm – 9.20pm (with one 20-minute break)
NB: English Extras are compulsory
|4:00-5.00pm||Study centre available||Study centre available||Study centre available||Study centre available||Study centre available|
|5:00-7.00pm||Weekly progress test||Grammar||Speaking||Writing skills||Listening|
|7.20-9:20pm||Natural English & extended speaking||Listening & speaking||Reading||Vocabulary||English Extra|
This part-time course is ideal for students who want to combine study and sightseeing. Students take the major course (Monday to Thursday) only. This is not available to student visa holders.
|8:30-9:15am||Weekly progress test||Vocabulary & speaking||Listening & speaking||Vocabulary & speaking|
|10:30-11:45am||Natural English & extended speaking||Grammar||Reading & vocabulary||Writing skills|
The Premium course combines group study with one-to-one lessons, which will allow you to focus on even more specific areas as well as make faster progress.
One to One Lesson
|8:00-9:15am||Weekly progress test||Vocabulary & speaking||Listening & speaking||Vocabulary & speaking||English Extras : Career English - 90 minutes|
|9:45-11:00am||Natural English & extended speaking||Grammar||Reading & vocabulary||Writing skills||English Extras : Business English - 90 minutes|
|11:45-1:00am||Grammar||Reading & vocabulary||Grammar||Reading||English Extra : Excursion - 120 minutes|
|1:30-2:45pm||1:1 lesson||1:1 lesson||1:1 lesson||1:1 lesson|
|4:00-5:00pm||Conversation Class||Conversation Class|