General English

The General English Course offers you the chance to study 3 hours of English in the morning and have free time in the afternoon.

Hours per week
15

 

Level

Elementary – Advanced (Beginners on Request)

 

Start dates

Every Monday*

 

Class size

8 people maximum (usually around 5)

 

Minimum Age

15 

 

About our General English Course

Lesson 1 & 29.00 - 11.15General English
Lesson 311.30 - 12.30Practical English
 12.30Free time

General English

For the first 2 hours we work with a course book to enable you to improve the 4 main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. 

 

Practical English

The third hour focuses on practical English and study skills to help you use the English you have learnt. (E.g. going to the restaurant, colloquial English, interrupting a conversation, etc.)

 

Activities

We generally offer you two activities a week, including one free and one paid activity. They start at 4 pm, and you are welcome to join any time.

 

Free activities could include:

  • Board games
  • CIE Cinema
  • Afternoon Tea at CIE
  • Football
  • Museums
  • And many more

 

Paid activities could include:

  • Punting
  • Escape room
  • Harry Potter Tour
  • Crazy golf
  • Ice skating
  • And many more

*Courses start every Monday, except on Bank Holidays. Check our opening times for more detailed information.

 

First day video

 

CIE Video

Benefits of General English

 

  • Personalised classes to suit your individual needs
  • Small class size
  • All course material provided
  • Monitor your progress with revisions each week
  • End of course certificate (according to the Common European Framework)
  • Free activities on offer every week

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