General English 30+ combination course

Our General English 30+ Combination course is ideal for mature individuals who wish to focus on their general English skills as well as their own individual language needs. The course offers you the chance to combine group classes with individual training for a more focused and intensive programme.      

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal if you have a specific area of language that you wish to focus on or if you are preparing for a particular event such as an exam or public speaking event. It is also a good option if you have only a short time to study and want to make the most of your time here with an intensive course.

Previous clients

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The Benefits

At the end of the course you can expect to:

  • Be able to speak more confidently

  • Be able to communicate more accurately

  • Be able to better understand current affairs and media

  • Be able to use English more effectively for work or travel

  • Be able to deal with everyday situations like meeting people or booking a hotel

  • Have developed your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills

Course Content

Morning Sessions: In the morning sessions you will develop you general English language skills, focusing on listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. Key areas include:

  • Active speaking

  • Listening to a range of different audio materials

  • Practical grammar

  • Expanding vocabulary

  • Better communication strategies

  • Confident and fluent reading

  • Better writing skills

  • Discussions and role-plays

  • Pronunciation

Afternoon Sessions: These afternoon sessions are arranged on an individual basis and can focus on any particular area of study that you wish.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All course materials and resources

  • Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)

  • Weekly networking reception

  • Access to LondonSchool Online platform

  • Detailed end of course progress report

Why study at The London School of English?

  • Rated “Excellent” in over 450 independent client reviews
  • Over 100 years’ experience
  • Tailored training delivers clear results
  • Memorable experiences in London, Canterbury or online
Find out more
  • locationHolland Park Gardens
  • location-blueCanterbury
  • studentsMax group: 8 (HP), 6 (C)
  • ageMin Age: 30+
    Average Age: 42
  • durationMin Duration: 1 week
  • timeSee below*
  • datesStart any Monday
  • priceLondon & Canterbury (30 hours): £1675/week
    Canterbury only (25 hours): £1275/week

English Level

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  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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*Canterbury: 08.45 - 15.15 (Mon - Thurs); 08.45 - 12.00 (Fri)
25 hours/week (15 hours group + 10 hours individual) or 
30 hours/week (15 hours group + 15 hours individual) 

Holland Park: 09.15 - 15.45 (Mon - Thurs); 09.15 - 12.45 (Fri)
30 hours/week (15 hours group + 15 hours individual) 

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.