General English 30+ course
English course for adults aged 30+
Our General English 30+ course, offered in London and Canterbury, is a practical course for mature adults who want to develop their confidence in communicating in English in a variety of situations. In small groups, you will develop your fluency and accuracy with realistic role-plays and possible real-life situations, both in and outside the classroom.
Book 2020 English courses at 2019 prices (time-limited offer): If you book and pay for your 2020 course before the 1st of November you only need to pay 2019 prices.
Who’s it for?
This course is for participants aged 30 and over, with an average age of around 40. Learning with like-minded people from all over the world will help you feel less worried about being ‘too old’ to learn English. Our participants typically come from a range of professional and non-professional backgrounds.
At the end of this English course for adults you can expect to:
Be able to speak more confidently
Be able to communicate more accurately
Be able to better understand the news 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
Morning Sessions: In the morning sessions you will develop general English language skills, focusing on listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. Key areas include:
Listening to a range of different audio materials
Better communication strategies
Confident and fluent reading
Better writing skills
Discussions and role-plays
Afternoon Sessions: These focus on key areas of the language and specific areas of need:
Social and intercultural English
English for work and travel
Modern British culture
Media, news and views
Films and other arts
Optional self-study: Before or after your classes, you can use the Self-Study Area in your centre. There are computers, a printer and plenty of desk space available. The Self-Study Areas are available whenever our centres are open. See the opening times for our centres here.
Included in fees
Fees include training plus:
All course materials and resources
Weekly networking reception
Access to London School Online platform
Detailed end of course progress report
When we are open: Check our standard opening times and the days when our centres are closed on public holidays by clicking this link.
I attended a General English 30+ Course in Canterbury. I have only good things to say. Professional teachers who payed attention both to individual and the group needs. The atmosphere was friendly and made it easy to learn. The host family was welcoming and made my stay a joy.Elin
- London, Holland Park Gardens
- Maximum group size: 8 in London, 6 in Canterbury
Minimum age: 30*
Average age: 44
- Duration: 1 to 8 weeks
22 hours per week
09.15-15.45 (Monday to Thursday)
08.45-15.15 (Monday to Thursday)
- Sample week: London
- Sample week: Canterbury
- Start dates: any Monday
2019: £665 per week
2020: £685 per week
*We may occasionally make an exception and allow a person under 30 to take this course. In these cases, we will assess suitability on an individual basis. Please contact us for more information.