Courses

AUGUST ESOL PROGRAMME – 30 hours (6 weeks)

2 x 2.5 hour lessons per week

Fee: £264 (£8.8/h)

In certain circumstances, we may be able to offer facilities of payment by instalments; contact the office for details.

Remember that we do not receive any subsidies or outside grants and we are a not-for profit Community Enterprise

Our classes focus on speaking, understanding, pronunciation and cultural awareness. However, syntax, grammar, reading and writing are just as important and will be integrated in the coursework.

Our Tutors are experienced native speakers and we follow the British Council Programme

Our students rate us as excellent, please see our testimonials page.

Note: you will only hear from us if your course is cancelled or postponed. If you don’t hear from us, just turn up for your class on the day at time advertised. We reserve the right to cancel or postpone a course at short notice if numbers are insufficient. If you have enrolled, you will be notified by e-mail and will receive a refund as soon as possible.

 

Level Number Start date Days (3 lessons per week) Times Enrol
A1-A2 ENG1700 Tuesday 15th August Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-12:30  enrol via office
A2 – B1 ENG1701 Monday 14th August Monday and Friday 10:00-12:30  enrol via office
A2 – B1 ENG1702 Monday 14th August Monday and Thursday 18:00-20:30  enrol via office
B2 – C1 ENG1703 Tuesday 15th August Tuesday and Wednesday 18:00-20:30  enrol via office

For other levels or times, contact the office.

If you are interested in intensive English courses (25 hours a week) please contact our office for details. We are hoping to start a programme from A1 to B2 in September.

The fee for a 25-hour course should be: £220 (only £8.8 per hour)

For more info on your level and what you may be covering in the class:

All our courses are run by qualified, experienced tutors. We follow the programme set by The British Council to offer you the most relevant classes whether you plan to sit an examination or not.

The sessions concentrate largely on communication and accuracy on all four skills although oral communication will play a large part during the sessions

You will be expected to do work outside class to consolidate your learning. 

Although we do no not offer examinations ourselves, we work closely Trinity College, the only Government-backed Testing Centre in Newcastle which offers all types of examinations and test.

In certain circumstances, we may be able to offer payment in instalments facilities; contact the office for details.

We follow the programme set by the British Council from A1 (Beginners) to C1/C2 (Advanced)

You will find the official levels descriptors and the programme for an average of 100 contact hours here: 

https://www.britishcouncil.org.br/sites/default/files/handout_3_-_general_english_course_objectives_and_syllabus_-_workshop_david_hayes.pdf