General English 30+ course

English course for adults aged 30+ 

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 real-life scenarios, both in and outside the classroom.

Who’s it for?

This course is exclusively 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 lose any inhibitions you may have about being ‘too old’ to learn English. Our participants typically come from a range of professional and non-professional backgrounds.

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The Benefits

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 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 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: Afternoon sessions focus on key areas of the language to focus on specific areas of need:

  • Social and intercultural English

  • English for work and travel

  • Modern British culture

  • Media, news and views

  • Films and other arts

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

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

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General English 30+

General English 30+

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  • locationHolland Park Gardens
  • location-blueCanterbury
  • studentsMax Group: 8 (London), 6 (Canterbury)
  • ageMin Age: 30
    Average Age: 42
  • durationDuration: 1 - 8 weeks
  • time22 hours
    09.15-15.45 (Mon-Thurs); 09.15-12.45 (Fri)
  • timetableTimetable
  • datesStart Dates: Any Monday
  • priceLondon 2017:
    £650 (group; 1-4 weeks)
    £595 (group; 5-8 weeks)
    Canterbury 2017:
    £595 (group; 1-4 weeks)
    £550 (group; 5-8 weeks)

    London 2018:
    £650/week
    Canterbury 2018:
    £650/week

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

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.