Here at Eurospeak on the General English Courses we boast:
- Experienced and qualified English Teachers
- Full or part time lessons at all levels
- Courses to help you to improve all four language skills:
speaking, listening, reading and writing.
- Courses to improve your grammar, vocabulary and
- Courses to help you improve your accuracy, fluency and
- Courses to help you and gain confidence in your English
- A very diverse student body with students of all ages,
cultures, nationalities and backgrounds
- Cambridge Examination Preparation Courses and an
IELTS Preparation Course to help you can expand your
qualifications and credentials
- On-going courses with entry at anytime
Our modern course books and authentic materials will help you
to develop all four skills and make your classes interesting.
Criteria for Entry and Levels
A test is conducted for every student before enrolment
wherein their appropriate level is determined. We run courses
right from Elementary to the Proficiency Level of English:
- Elementary: For students with only some elementary
notions of English
- Pre-intermediate: For students with some knowledge of
- Intermediate: For students who understand and can use
most of the basic structures of English
- Upper-intermediate: For students who wish to build upon
their knowledge, acquire greater accuracy and fluency and
use English as a tool for daily communication
- Advanced: For students who wish to progress to a high
level of English that will equip them for rapid and accurate
communication in English
- Proficiency Club: A speaking club for students at a very
high level who wish to develop further.
Course Information for Students
This section gives you some information about our General English courses. It tells you what your course contains and what to expect from it.
Please contact us if you would like any more information, we are happy to help.
Minimum age: 18
Hours per week: 15 (5 lessons)
Mornings: Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 12.45 pm, with a 15 minute break.
Afternoons (Intermediate only) 1.30 to 16.45 with a 15 minute break.
Assessment of your needs; regular testing; teaching by a qualified tutor; marking your written homework (at least once a week); individual help whenever possible during the class.
Materials used: We use a course book plus a wide range of related material.
The book can be ordered via the school office at a cost of approx £23 (the school makes no profit on this.)
Maximum class size: max 18 students, on average we have 12 students in each class.
Our General English Courses can lead to Cambridge ESOL exams including KET/PET/FCE or CAE.
Exam Results 2011:
KET: 9 merit, 3 pass, no fail.
PET: 2 merit, 6 pass, 2 at level A2, no fail.
FCE: 1 A, 8 B, 8 C, 4 at level B1, no fail.
CAE 4 A, 2 B, 9 C, 3 at level B2, no fail.
Course: IELTS Preparation, Course A and Course B
Minimum entry level: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent; or scoring at least 50 on our written placement test plus verbal interview to confirm suitability.
Below this level, it is best to improve your general English before joining the IELTS course, our other English courses will help.
Many of our students combine the IELTS course with a general English course.
Minimum age: 18
Hours per week: total 15 (5 lessons)
Course A: Monday to Wednesday 9.30 am to 12.45 pm, with a 15 minute break.
Course B: Thursday & Friday 9.30 am to 12.45 pm, with a 15 minute break.
Course A and Course B are self-contained courses at the same level; you can do A or B or both, depending on your situation.
Aims: This course helps you to prepare for the IELTS exam. You will learn the best ways to approach each part of the test (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening) and do intensive practice of each part. You will have a personal action plan of how to improve your English and achieve the best result possible for you.
Teaching by an IELTS specialist tutor; marking your written essays (at least 1 a week); individual speaking test practice before you take the exam.
Each course uses a separate course book. The cost of this book is about £20, which is not included in the course cost. Maximum class size: max 18 students, on average we have 12 students in each class. Exam fee: the IELTS exam has a fee of £125, which is not included in the course cost.
Updated Oct 2012
How to Apply
To apply, please visit the application procedure page.
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