LEARN ENGLISH WITH OUR INTENSIVE COURSES
On this course lessons are from 0900-1230 Monday-Friday and also from 1330-1500 Monday-Thursday. If you want to make the maximum progress possible in a short time, these courses are perfect for you. Also, if you want to combine improving your English generally with preparing for an examination or developing your business English skills for example, this is the best choice for you.
There is a particular emphasis on developing your communication skills on our General English courses. You will have lessons based on a course book and will study reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar, but you will also take part in activities designed to get you speaking and communicating in English.
Our General English courses cover all levels from beginner to advanced and all levels are taught by trained English teachers. The minimum age for this course is 16 years old. You are given a placement test on your first day so that you can be sure that you are in the correct class. To help you plan your learning there is a progress test every 4 weeks and a private tutorial with your teacher to talk about your learning needs. We are a Cambridge Examinations Centre and if you are staying with us for a longer period, we would encourage you to prepare for an exam at your level. we will advise you, help you study and sit the exam here in Salisbury with us. Maximum class size: 15 (minimum 4)
- Levels from Beginner to Advanced (A0 – C1)
- Student-centred teaching style
- Modern interactive course materials Interactive “off book” lessons designed around you and your class’s need
Students can start a course on any Monday
Closed group classes are available for organised groups
*Certain levels may not be available immediately.
You may combine the General English morning course with Academic or Professional English from level B1 (Intermediate).
Taking the afternoon General English lessons will give you guided practice in communication and writing skills, allowing you more practice in the areas you studied in the morning classes.
You may study the General English course part time. However, you will be responsible for completing the missed morning lessons as homework. English culture is an important part of our language and you will be encouraged to engage in class projects and homework that will help you understand British and English culture. We want you to take full advantage of being in England and practise your English outside of the classroom too. You should expect about 4-5 hours per week homework on our intensive course.
You will be able to book free time in our purpose built blended learning suite during school opening hours to aid your self-study.