If your English language requirements are more specialised, we offer English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses, which can help you to develop in a specific area of work or study. These courses are designed to meet your individual needs and are focused on language specific to your discipline. Class activities are based around problems and situations which you will have to deal with in your professional life. Our professional courses include English for Medical Professionals; Technical English; Scientific English; English for Waiters; English for Tourism; and English for Art Purposes. They are designed to give you the skills, experience and confidence you need to succeed.
These courses incorporate coursebook lessons with material from a wide-range of authentic sources including online journals, podcasts, and newspapers.
Our professional courses can be provided on a one-to-one or small groups basis.
minimum English level: B1 Intermediate
minimum age: 18
average age: 25
maximum class size: 6 students
course length: 4 - 12 weeks
hours per day: 4
cost: £395 per week
lessons per week: 5
hours per week: 20
lesson days: Mon - Fri
start dates: for next available start date please contact us directly
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
• meet your specific needs
• improve your general communication skills in your area of expertise
• develop your skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) for use within your specific field
• improve your speaking fluency for meetings, presentations and negotiations
• increase your knowledge of grammar for use within your specific field
• widen your English vocabulary within your specific field
• give you more confidence to deal with professional situations
DURING THE COURSE YOU WILL
• complete a needs analysis
• have one-to-one tutorials with your teacher to assess your progress and set new learning targets
• take part in pair work, group work and discussions
• take part in role-plays based on situations related to your profession
• learn new vocabulary related to your profession every lesson
• listen to and practise authentic English
• read material from authentic sources (journals, newspapers, magazines)
• have regular homework assignments
• learn practical techniques for self-study