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Full time Group Study Programme

Our courses are designed to develop students’ knowledge, skills and confidence through intensive programmes to ensure maximum progress and results.

We offer our students a challenging and dynamic environment with the support of professional and experienced teachers. The combination of language skills lessons and communication skills workshops in the Full time Group Study Programme enables students to develop their confidence, skills and fluency.

What you achieve

  • Develop fluency and listening skills to communicate with both native speakers and international colleagues
  • Produce accurate English when speaking and writing by enhancing grammar and vocabulary knowledge
  • Practice formal and informal language for a range of situations
  • Develop confidence in English which will help you succeed both personally and professionally

Course information

  • 15 hours of language skills lessons
  • 12.5 hours of communications skills workshops

Language skills lessons for purpose-designed grammar exercises, interactive and dynamic oral practice sessions to encourage the expression of ideas and opinions, listening exercises using authentic texts and materials for the development of comprehension skills and writing tasks in a range of styles and registers. The collaboration and project-management tasks of the communication skills workshops build fluency and confidence.

  • You can start your course on any Monday throughout the year (arrival on the Sunday).
  • Two cultural activities are included in the course fees every week.
  • Language skills lessons are taught in groups with a maximum of 8 students.
  • Communication skills workshops are taught in groups with a maximum of 12 students.

Sample timetable

08.45–09.00 Plenary session

09.00–10.00 Spoken Performance Workshop

10.00–10.15 Break

10.15–11.15 Grammar, logic and rhetoric

11.15–11.30 Break

11.30–12.30 Comprehension, vocabulary and précis

12.30–13.00 Team project

13.00–14.00 Lunch

14.00–15.00 Composition and text analysis

15.00–15.15 Break

15.15–16.15 Mentored Dissertation

16.15–16.30 Plenary session: consolidation