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English in England                                                   Enquiries, Application Form

 OR  Singapore, Ireland, New Zealand, USA


London

The Programmes, Teachers, Methodology, Individual attention, General English, Conversational English, Self- access Centre, One-to-One tuition, Social and Activity Programme, Certificates and Awards, Internship Programme, UK Hotel training Programme,

Bournemouth

Tuition, Methodology, Programmes, Examination preparation, Accommodation, Excursions, Prices.

Folkestone

The Institute, Social Programme,  Courses and Prices, Accommodation Deposit and Payments, Visa

 

London

The school is British Council approved and located in the London borough of Lewisham, just 7 minutes by train to London bridge and only I mile from historic Greenwich and the Millennium Dome.
The school is British Council approved and located in the London borough of Lewisham, just 7 minutes by train to London bridge and only I mile from historic Greenwich and the Millennium Dome. The atmosphere is warm, professional and friendly, creating a positive environment for learning. We have five classrooms, a self-access area and computer training room, as well as a comfortable student cafe where many social events and parties are organised.

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The Programmes
Our popular General and Intensive English Programmes take place Monday to Friday in separate groups for beginners to advanced level. Lessons are limited to 45 minutes each in order to maximise absorption ability. Students are encouraged to enter for the various Cambridge, TOEFL and IELTS examinations.

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Teachers
Our fully qualified teachers are chosen for their personal qualities and experience. They are friendly, helpful and enthusiastic. Most of them are well-travelled university graduates who can speak at least one foreign language so they know the problems that students face. All are university graduates with recognised teaching certificates and/or diplomas in TEFL. 

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Methodology
We facilitate learning through a variety of stimulating classroom activities, balancing a dynamic communicative approach and essential grammar with lessons designed to develop oral and listening skills, as well as reading and writing abilities. Students are also given regular homework and projects to be completed outside the classroom, allowing maximum speaking time in class. Individual learning plans are devised with our Director of Studies and reviewed regularly on all courses.

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Individual Attention
Through our regular weekly staff meetings, we observe and monitor the performance of each individual student. Our regular progress tests at the end of each programme make sure that students advance steadily from one level to the next, so that they are well prepared for any exams that they wish to take. Students are encouraged to approach their teacher or the Director of Studies to discuss their academic needs.

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General English
In these classes the emphasis is on communicative skills. The students in these classes receive a balanced blend of grammar, speaking, reading, writing and listening practice to improve their all-round ability. Many students start off in a Communicative English class before moving on to an examination class.

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Conversational English Programme
Students are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of speaking practice in achieving greater levels of fluency. Studying grammar is pointless without having sufficient opportunity to use it in the spoken language. Our conversation programme is aimed at increasing the student?s confidence and active memory through rich and varied discussion around topic areas.

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Self-Access Centre
Self-access forms an essential part of the programme. All students are allocated self-access time and are guided and monitored to maximise their progress. Our self-access centre is equipped with personal computers, software, listening materials, grammar exercises, authentic reading texts, and vocabulary building exercises, all carefully selected and graded to meet students' needs.

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One-to-One Tuition
Individual tuition is a very time-efficient way of learning. The teacher is able to concentrate on your own personal development by identifying your weaknesses and creating a programme that targets them. In addition, talking time is very high and, although demanding, is highly effective. You will quickly notice the difference.

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Social and Activity Programme
The school social organiser plans and develops our exciting range of activities and excursions on a weekly basis.

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Certificates and Awards
All students who have satisfactorily completed a programme of study receive a college Certificate of Competence. In exceptional cases, students who have worked especially hard may receive a Letter of Commendation from the Principal.

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Internship Programme
Designed for university level students with intermediate level English skills who have studied finance, marketing, law or international trade. 1 to 6 months with excellent employment opportunities for those students who wish to stay in London.

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UK Hotel Training Programme
Improve your English and gain professional experience in a hotel or restaurant in the UK. The Hotel Training Programme will immerse you in English life and culture and is a valuable to anyone wishing to carry out business internationally in the future.
All catering establishments must pay the Minimum Wage to their members of staff.
All trainees will receive a minimum of 70 (net) per 40 hour week plus meals and accommodation.

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 Prices

 

Group Courses:

 

 

No of lessons

Hrs per week

Cost

1 week

20

15

248

2 weeks

40

15

496

3 weeks

60

15

744

4 weeks

80

15

992

 

Accommodation Prices: Group Programmes

(Approximate prices in €uro which may vary according to country, location and time of year)

 

Weeks

1

2

3

4

Half-board homestay with a local host family (private room, breakfast, evening dinner)

168
336
504
672

Independent studio apartment (where available)

400 month
400 month
400 month
400 month

Citadines Aparthotels (hotel style apartments)

380
730
1080
1430

Hotels (tourist to 5-star)

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One-to-One Programme * (Individual Lessons at the school)

Beginners to advanced

 €uro

20 hours
990
30 hours
1485
40 hours
1980
50 hours
2475
60 hours
2970
70 hours
3465
80 hours
3960

*Tuition Only (accommodation extra as required)

Tuition times are flexible and may be spread over one or more weeks to suit the student's availability and the school timetable.
6 hours per day is considered the maximum intensity. 
For example, 09h00 to 12h00 and 14h00 to 17h00

Students may also participate in the school's usual social and cultural activities, according to the time of year. 

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Bournemouth                                                                   

A pleasant seaside resort and university town on the South Coast of England.
Our small, friendly Institute is located in Bournemouth (Dorset), a pleasant seaside resort and university town on the South Coast of England. Within a few minutes walk of the Institute is the town centre and the beach. Bournemouth (population 155,000) is popular with both British and international visitors because of its pleasant climate, proximity to the sea and beautiful countryside, the port of Southampton in the county of Hampshire (48 km), the New Forest and Winchester with its ancient, famous cathedral. The town also has excellent shopping and entertainment facilities, including theatres and cinemas.

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Tuition

Our teachers are fully-qualified and have a wide experience in the UK and overseas in teaching the English language to non-native speakers - adults and younger students.

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Methodology

Tuition takes place in small groups according to language level with personal attention from your class tutor. You learn to speak more fluently, using correct grammar, and to express more complex ideas using correct pronunciation, intonation and stress. There will be a number of workshops and research projects to inspire confidence in using English and expand vocabulary. Tutorials are held each week to help us guide your overall progress. The Institute also has its own modern computer laboratory as well as access to the reference and lending sections of Bournemouth College and Bournemouth University.

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The Programmes

The General English programme consists of four lessons each day, designed to improve performance in all aspects of the English language. Others include: Business Foundation Programme (4 or 8 weeks), Teacher Refresher Programme (2 weeks).

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Examination Preparation

Cambridge First Certificate in English (CFCE)
12 or 15 week programme starting in March/April and September/October. This programme provides international recognition of your competence in English for a variety of social and professional purposes.
Cambridge Certificate in English for International Business and Trade (CCEIBT).
10 or 12 week programme starting in March and September. Supplementary programme for students on the CFCE or CCAE programmes.
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CCAE)
15 or 18 week programme starting in March and September and providing a high level of recognition for those using English in their professional purposes or University entrance.
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CCPE)
15 or 18 week programme starting in March and September providing recognition of competence to teach English and for University entrance.

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Accommodation

In order to maintain linguistic and cultural continuity, accommodation is recommended with one of our local, selected host families.

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Excursions

Visit London (2 hours) with all its attractions; Winchester cathedral with over 1000 years of history; Salisbury cathedral; Bath which is the most intact Roman town in Britain; the New Forest, just 15 minutes outside Bournemouth. Or, just relax in Bournemouth with its many miles of golden beaches, every conceivable type of shop, public gardens and very friendly atmosphere.

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Prices  (In Euros):

 

Group Courses:

 

 

No of lessons

Hrs per week

Cost

1 week

20

15

248

2 weeks

40

15

496

3 weeks

60

15

744

4 weeks

80

15

992

 

Accommodation Prices: Group Programmes

(Approximate prices in €uro which may vary according to country, location and time of year)

 

Weeks

1

2

3

4

Half-board homestay with a local host family (private room, breakfast, evening dinner)

168
336
504
672

Independent studio apartment (where available)

400 month
400 month
400 month
400 month

Citadines Aparthotels (hotel style apartments)

380
730
1080
1430

Hotels (tourist to 5-star)

consult us
consult us
consult us
consult us

One-to-One Programme * (Individual Lessons at the school)

Beginners to advanced

 €uro

20 hours
990
30 hours
1485
40 hours
1980
50 hours
2475
60 hours
2970
70 hours
3465
80 hours
3960

*Tuition Only (accommodation extra as required)

Tuition times are flexible and may be spread over one or more weeks to suit the student's availability and the school timetable.
6 hours per day is considered the maximum intensity. 
For example, 09h00 to 12h00 and 14h00 to 17h00

Students may also participate in the school's usual social and cultural activities, according to the time of year. 

 

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Folkestone

 

Folkestone gets its name from the Anglo-Saxon Folcastan where St. Eanswythe founded her nunnery in 650AD.

 

West Folkestone is dominated by the finest promenade in Europe, The Leas where you can enjoy magnificent views over the English Channel to France. Below the promenarde is Lower Leas Coastal Park, the South East’s best free park where open-air concerts take place in the amphitheatre during the summer. The leas lift, one of the oldest water-balanced lifts in England, transports visitors up and down the cliff.  East Folkestone’ main attractions are the picturesque harbor, the sunny sands beach and the Warren, a superb nature reserve.

 

There is also a concert hall, Internet cafes, art gallery, museum, cinema, sports centre, gyms, parks and many restaurants, pubs and night clubs.

 

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The Institute

 

The school is located right in the centre of Folkestone. All the town's amenities are within walking distance. We are 1hr 20 min away from London and 35 min. by boat to France.We offer more than 20 different courses in English for specific purposes, which allow us to attract a wide variety of students and we use state of the art teaching methods and materials.

 

Quality Assurance: small class size of 12 General English and 6 for professional and some specific programmes.

 

Class management: Each class is made up of similar language levels which are decided through tests undertaken by students upon their arrival. Students may be placed in a lower level grammar class if their knowledge of grammar is weak and a higher level skills class if they have a better ability to communicate in English.

 

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Social Programme

 

We believe that student participation in a variety of recreational and cultural activities is central to a positive experience in the school.

 

Various cultural and recreational activities are organized on a regular basis with the participation of school staff. The activities will depend upon the number of participants and places may be limited on some activities, students should therefore sign-up early. Students are responsible for any extra fees.

 

The school's activities programme is carefully chosen to give balance of culture, sightseeing and social events.

 

This wide range of supervised activities are designed to encourage further English practice, in the evenings and at weekends. Some are organized by the schools, others are organized by reliable and experienced tour-guides.

 

Weekend excursions: Day trips, overnight stays or even whole weekend visits with accommodation are arranged to major tourist destinations such as London, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Edinburgh. We also may organize day or weekend trips to Paris, Disney Land Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.

 

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Courses and Prices

 

General English Course:

 

Min Age

Duration

Level

16 yrs

Min 2 weeks

Elementary

 

 

No of weeks

2-12

2-12

14 plus

14 plus

Hours per week

15

20

15

20

Tuition Fees per week

119

149

109

139

 

General Business English

 

Min Age

Duration

Level

18 + yrs

Min 2 weeks

Elementary plus

 

     

No of weeks

2-12

2-12

14 plus

14 plus

Hours per week

15

20

15

20

Tuition Fees per week

135

179

115

139

 

Registration Fee: Non-refundable 40.00 (admin costs)

Bank transfer fee 10.00

 

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Accommodation Fee:

 

(includes Breakfast and dinner Mon-Friday and Full-board weekends)

 

79.00 per week (Sep-June)

89.00 per week (July-Aug)

 

Accommodation Placement Fee 10.00 non-refundable fee (cover admin costs)

 

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Deposit and Payment

 

The minimum deposit required to secure a place at the School is 40% of the total invoice.

 

Full payment must be made at least 4 weeks prior to the student's  in residence at the accommodation arranged by the school or upon attendance at a class session at the school.

 

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Visa

 

Students who require a Visa to enter England must attend a course of at least 15 hours of instruction per week. Europeans from non-member EEC countries must also attend a course of at least 15 hours.

 

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English in Singapore                              Enquiries, Application Form

OR England, Ireland, New Zealand, USA


The school, Course Prices and Details

The School

The school not only offers English courses but also 12 other languages and students come to study from all over the world.

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Course Prices and details

Maxi Intensive Programme (Language Course available in English, Chinese and Japanese)

English Courses start every Monday

 

Weekly lesson details

Hrs per week

Cost

3 weeks

10 speaking skills + 5 listening Skills + 10 reading and writing discussion tutorial

25

S$ 1185

4 weeks As above 25 S$ 1480
6 weeks 25 S$ 2100
8 weeks 25 S$ 2720
12 weeks 25 S$ 4020
24 weeks 25 S$ 7680
36 weeks 25 S$ 10980

48 weeks

25

S$ 13920

60 weeks

25

S$ 16500

 

It is the law that all overseas students must get a student pass. We can sponsor student pass applications for a fee: 8 weeks or less S$210, more than 8 weeks S$420; 36 weeks or more free of charge.

Student pass approval usually takes about 4 weeks but students can study using their social visit passes while they are waiting for approval.

 

Student will require the following documents:

i) Birth certificate /family register (photocopy and certified translation)

ii) highest educational certificate and transcript of results (certified copy and certified translation)

iii) passport (photocopy) and two recent passport sized photographs.

 

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English in Ireland                                    Enquiries, Application Form

OR England, Singapore, New Zealand, USA


Killarney, The School, Teachers, Courses and Prices, Accommodation and Prices

Killarney

Killarney is a small town, which has been dealing with visitors since Queen Victoria in the 1830's. Killarney is much smaller than Dublin or London, but we have a 22,000 acre National Park, with lakes, rivers and mountains.

Killarney has many historical sites from pre-Christian times through to castles of Norman times  (12th Century and Manor houses of the 18th Century).

You will have no traffic congestion or pollution problems in Killarney. It is both safe and fun.

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The School

Small personal English language school with a friendly atmosphere where staff do everything possible to ensure a rewarding stay. Our school is set in a magnificent National Park in Killarney in the South West of Ireland.

We work closely with all students to help them improve their English with confidence. Many of our students are nature lovers who take advantage of the National Park.

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Teachers

All our teachers are experienced English Language teachers with university degrees and appropriate English language teacher qualifications. All our teachers are native speakers and are culturally very sensitive.

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Courses

All courses run continuously throughout the year and students can start on any Monday (must register in advance)

General English

Generally we concentrate on speaking and listening skills as well as essential grammar and vocabulary.

This course is for 15 hours per week (3 hours per day). Our aim is that students quickly gain fluency in English.  For those who wish to undertake a  more intensive course a 30 hour per week course is available.

Cost:

210 Euros per week  (15 hrs per week)

380 Euros per week (30 hrs per week)

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One-to One

The course can be for as many hours as desired. This course has been designed to suit students who wish to learn and practice as much English as possible in a short time.

Price: 30 Euros per hour

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Accommodation

You can arrange your own accommodation, or we can arrange it for you

Host Families

Excellent full board accommodation with single room, breakfast, packed lunch and evening meals 7 days per week. All families live near to the school and have been carefully selected. All homes are modern and comfortable. We have built great relationships with the families and they will do everything to make students' stay more comfortable. You will experience the warmth and friendliness of an Irish home.

Cost = 160 Euros per week

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Hotel (1-5 star)

Killarney has top hotels to suit all price ranges. The school is located next door to a four star hotel, which offers discounts to the students of the school.

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Bed and Breakfast/Guest Houses near the school

These vary in price from 20 -50 Euros per night.

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