General English

Improve all your English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. Start when you want to and study for a few weeks, a few months or a whole year. Course includes 15 hours of tuition per week plus optional afternoon programme. We encourage students to participate in the afternoon activities, as one of the biggest advantages of studying an English language course in the UK is the opportunity to practice conversational English every day with those around you.


Content:  This course focuses on real communication. Learn to speak and write more fluently. Develop your reading and listening skills. Improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Discover better learning strategies.


Tuition:  20 lessons (15 hours per week)


Min age:  16


Levels: Elementary – Advanced (We do not take complete beginners unless in a group of beginners or taught 1-2-1.)


Max class size:  12


Duration:  2 weeks -11 Months


Start Date:
You can join a course on any Monday but you may prefer to start at the beginning of a course:
beginning: 7 January, 4 March, 29 April, 24 June, 27 August, 21 October 2019; 6 January, 2 March, 27 April, 22 June, 1 September, 26 October 2020


Tuition Fees:
Price per week

2019
1 – 11 weeks £200
(£230 – 17 June – 23 August)
12 + £180
(£210 – 17 June – 23 August)
16 & 17 year-olds £240
(£275 – 17 June – 23 August)

Tuition 2020

Standard: 6 January – 12 June and 1 September – 11 December
Peak: 15 June – 28 August
Winter: 2 November 2020 – 26 March 2021
Closed: 12 December 2020 – 3 January 2021

Weeks Cost per week
Standard Peak Winter
1 – 11 £220 £255 £150
12 + £195 £230 £150
16 & 17 year-olds £250* £295** £180*

 

*Fee includes: 15 hours General English tuition; Celc Social Club membership; all activities, including one half-day excursion per week
**As above, PLUS one full-day excursion per week


Fees Include:

  • Tuition
  • Optional afternoon programme of activities – sport, cultural, film, discussion
  • Use of self-study facilities
  • Welcome pack with maps and handbook
  • Placement test
  • Leavers certificate
  • Free access to email, internet and WI-FI

Notes:

  • Add registration fee £85 (2020: £90)
  • The cost of the first set of course books is included in the enrolment fee. Students studying on long courses will have the cost of additional course books added to their initial invoice. The cost is approximately £55 every eight weeks.
  • During the busiest part of the summer your classes may be taught from a building other than Bridge House
  • The school is closed on the following dates:
    UK public holidays:
    10 April, 13 April, 8 May, 25 May, 31 August 2020
    Christmas break:
    14 December 2019 – 4 January 2020
    12 December 2020 – 3 January 2019