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B1-C1: General English for 50+

Level of this course: General English*

Course Details
Course Length:
1 or 2 weeks
Course Hours:
16.6 hours per week (20 lessons)
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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.  

Key details

Age: 50+
Minimum level: Intermediate (B1)
Locations: York, Edinburgh
Maximum class size: 14
Price: £320 per week (1-2 weeks)

Contents and timetable:

09.15-13.10, Monday-Friday

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

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