General English Plus

General English Plus

Our General English Plus course allows you to develop your key skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing in morning classes, then choose from a number of options in the afternoons to personalise your course according to your specific language needs and interests.

Key information

Age

16

Minimum language level

From A1 (Beginners) to Advanced (C1)

Course length

From 1 week (Monday – Thursday)

Hours of teaching per week

21

Minimum class size

4

Maximum class size

14

Fees

From £240

What will I learn?

Course content

On this course you will:

  • Receive relevant and interesting classes adapted to each student’s needs
  • Receive individual tutorials with the class teacher every 6 weeks to help you to achieve your learning goals
  • Improve your communication skills through class discussions and activities with other students
  • Develop your grammar and vocabulary
  • Read and discuss texts on a wide range of subjects, including magazines, news articles or stories
  • Practise speaking and listening skills through discussions, role-play and presentation

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How will I learn?

Learning outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Improve your language skills in the four key areas of speaking and listening, and reading and writing
  • Improve your pronunciation, build your vocabulary, and develop your understanding of English grammar
  • Communicate and become more fluent and accurate when using English
  • Be more confident in English-speaking environments and when communicating with other English speakers

Personalise my course

Course options

  • General English Plus

    Students join General English in the morning and choose personalised afternoon courses.

    You can choose the following options:

  • Skills & Culture
    This course is designed for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of life and culture in the UK and beyond. You will practise using language in real-life situations, sharing opinions and ideas and discussing information to improve your speaking and listening skills for real-life situations.

  • Cultural Activities
    This course is for people who want to have a taste of the British way of life while improving language skills by exploring the medieval city of Norwich.
    The focus of this course is to explore life and culture in the UK while practising your communication skills. The course covers different areas of British culture, including food, art, history and more, while the outside activities allow you to gain a deeper understanding of British culture and beyond.

  • The Bridge to IELTS
    This course offers an introduction to our IELTS Exam Preparation course for students with an English level of A2/B1 who are hoping to achieve a score of 4 or above in the IELTS exam. On this course, you will gain an understanding of the framework of the IELTS exam and will begin to develop the skills you need to join the IELTS Exam Preparation course.

  • English for Work
    This course is practical and focuses on developing communication skills and language needed to work effectively in an English-speaking environment. Practise writing skills for CVs and cover letters, speaking skills for interviews and customer service, and presentation and meeting skills for the workplace. The minimum level for this course is B1+.

    • Customer care, dealing with customers effectively on the phone and face-to-face
    • Effective meeting skills, chairing and participating in meetings and understanding the psychological process of decision making
    • Presentation skills, planning and organising a presentation using PowerPoint, and how to use voice and body language to get a message across effectively

When will I study?

Sample timetable

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