ENGLISH COURSES IN MANCHESTER

English at All Levels.

ASPIRING ENGLISH COURSES

Whatever your requirements, we have an English course for you.

Course levels are described according to the Common European Framework of Languages, ranging from beginner level (A1 and A2) to advanced level (C2).

A full description of each of these levels can be found here.

Browse our courses below, and get in touch if you have any questions.

GENERAL ENGLISH CLASSES

The general English course is for students of all levels who want to improve their English for their careers, prepare for future study or just learn for fun!

This course will help you build the confidence and skills necessary to communicate confidently in English. Classes will focus on improving the four key language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – using a wide range of resources and activities.

Levels: Beginner (A1) to Advanced (C2)

• Length: From 2-45 Weeks

Class Hours: 15, 20 or 25 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 16

Start date: Any Monday

Experienced, passionate teachers will support you through your language learning journey, and give you regular assessments and feedback to track your progress. The general English course will prepare you to live, study or work in the UK and give you valuable skills for life.

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

The English for Academic Purposes course provides students with the academic skills and language needed for study at University.

This course is ideal for students who have achieved their IELTS, but require additional help with academic English and study skills in preparation for a university course. The English for Academic Purposes course will help you develop your academic language and critical thinking skills in academic contexts.

Levels: Intermediate (B1) to Advanced (C1)

• Length: 8 weeks full time

Class Hours: 20 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 18

Start date: Any Monday

You will have the opportunity to practice listening to lectures and taking notes, participate in discussion groups and seminars, learn to organise an essay and all of the other essential skills needed to be successful at university.

IELTS PREPARATION

IELTS preparation courses are designed to help you get the score you need on the IELTS course to study at a UK university.

The IELTS exam is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to study or work in an English speaking country. UK universities will require students for whom English is not their first language to achieve a specific score on the IELTS test, and this course will give you the best possible chance to reach the score you need.

Levels: Intermediate or above

• Length: From 2-45 Weeks

Class Hours: 15, 20 or 25 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 16

Start date: Any Monday

Our teachers are all experienced with the IELTS exam and will teach you the essential exam skills needed for success in all four areas of the test. You will have the opportunity to take practice papers and receive feedback throughout your course.

PRE IELTS

The Pre-IELTS course is specifically designed for students who need to take the IELTS exam but whose English is not of a high enough standard to take a standard IELTS preparation course.

This course is aimed at pre-intermediate level students, whereas the main IELTS preparation course is aimed at students with an intermediate to advanced level of English. The pre-IELTS course will improve your overall level of English, while helping to build the essential study and exam skills needed for success in the IELTS exam.

Levels: Pre-Intermediate (A2) level

• Length: Minimum 5 weeks, usually 10-15 weeks

Class Hours: 20 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 18

Start date: Any Monday

You will have the opportunity to practice listening to lectures and taking notes, participate in discussion groups and seminars, learn to organise an essay and all of the other essential skills needed to be successful at university.

CAMBRIDGE EXAM PREPARATION – FCE/CAE

The Cambridge Exam Preparation course is ideal for students who wish to receive a qualification which recognises their general English ability.

Having a recognised Cambridge qualification in English can greatly assist your career and personal development. These qualifications are ideal for those who wish to use English for study or work as thousands of employers and educational institutions around the world accept these qualifications as proof of your English language ability.

This is an intensive course which will equip you with the necessary language skills to be successful in the Cambridge First Certificate in English or the Advanced English exam.

The FCE preparation course is suitable for students with an intermediate level of English, and the exam is equivalent to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Languages. The CAE exam is equivalent to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Languages, and is suitable for advanced level students.

 

Levels: Intermediate or above

• Length: From 2-45 Weeks

Class Hours: 15, 20 or 25 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 16

Start date: Any Monday

ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS

The Business English course is designed to provide students with the practical skills necessary to succeed in an English speaking business environment. This course also prepares students to take the internationally recognised Cambridge certified Business English exams (BEC).

This course focuses on using English in a business setting. You will develop your language skills through business orientated tasks, and study a range of topics including arranging meetings, recruitment and business ethics.

Levels: Intermediate or above

• Length: Minimum 8 weeks to take the BEC exam

Class Hours: 20 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 16

Start date: Start Dates TBC, get in touch for more information.

Not only will you learn essential business vocabulary, you will practice applying it in real life work situations. After completing the course, you will be well prepared for working in an English speaking business environment.

CORPORATE TRAINING

Our corporate training courses are designed to equip you with the specialist knowledge and language skills necessary to start a career in the UK. These courses will help you pick up the necessary English language skills to enhance your career prospects or work in an English speaking environment.

Corporate Training Courses Available:

• International Legal English

• English for Oil and Gas

• English for Media Production

• English for the Military

• English for Marketing

• English for Finance

• English for Construction

• English for Aviation

Courses begin on any Monday, and can run for any duration between 2-45 weeks depending on your needs. Get in touch to find out more details about the corporate training English courses on offer.

ACADEMIC YEAR COURSES

The academic year programme is ideal for students who wish to study an intensive English course for a longer period of time (6 months or more).

Our experienced teachers and engaging class programme will help you to improve your English at a rapid rate, preparing you for study or work in an English speaking environment. During this course, your tutors can also support you with applications to UK universities, CV writing and job application forms.

Levels: Pre-Intermediate (A2) or above

• Length: Minimum duration 24 weeks

Class Hours: 25 hours of teaching per week

Days: Monday-Friday

Minimum Age: 16

Start date: Any Monday

You will have the opportunity to practice listening to lectures and taking notes, participate in discussion groups and seminars, learn to organise an essay and all of the other essential skills needed to be successful at university.

ONE-TO-ONE COURSES

One to one courses are ideal for students who wish to focus on a specific aspect of their language learning, or require specialist assistance with exam or university preparation.

One to one classes can be taken alongside another language course or on their own. There are a number of one-to- one sessions available each week, and we will do our best to match you to the best teacher for your specific needs.

Get in touch to find out more about our one-to- one courses.

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