What is General English for 50+?
Improve your English communication skills on our General English for 50+ course with other students your age whilst enjoying a range of fascinating cultural trips and excursions. General English for 50+ combines English language classes designed to help you improve your pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, reading, writing and fluency, with an activity programme designed to show you the best cultural and historic sites that the city has to offer.
Contents and timetable:
In the morning this course follows the same pattern as General English, with 20 lessons per week. It includes 15 coursebook lessons followed by 5 speaking & listening lessons per week, and each lesson lasts for 50 minutes.
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14.00-18.00, 3 afternoons per week
The programme includes 3 historic and cultural activities per week to immerse yourself in the history and culture of each beautiful city. All activities are led by a member of our staff.
Examples of activities in York: York Minster - Treasurer's House - Fairfax House - The Castle Museum
Examples of activities in Edinburgh: Edinburgh Castle - Palace of Holyrood House - Royal Museum of Scotland - Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre