General English

ELC courses

These courses are designed for students and mature students wishing to improve their English language skills for general use.

Morning classes: development of speaking, listening, reading, writing, pronunciation practice and vocabulary as well as relevant grammar. All students take an ‘ELC’ online placement test together with a student profile needs analysis, to determine their level of ability in English. They then join the group appropriate to their level.

A Progress Test may be taken and must be passed before you move up a level. Alternatively you may be upgraded, by special recommendation, from your teacher.

Homework will be given at all levels to encourage self-study and academic discipline.

Course content developing the following skills:

  • Active speaking.
  • Pronunciation correction and practice.
  • Listening comprehension with oral and written summary using audio systems.
  • Grammar, when relevant and structure of English.
  • Vocabulary development and expansion.
  • Development of spoken communicative social skills to build up confidence in speaking.
  • Reading comprehension development especially for examinations.
  • Writing development
  • Lots of discussions and role-plays.
Hours Per Week:15 Morning ( 9.30am until 12.30pm - 3 hours per morning)
Start Date:Any Day
Registration Fee:None
Class Size:normally class numbers are 4-12 students from September until June with a maximum of 16 in July and August
** Students may attend 2 , 3 or 4 mornings per week from September to June
Prices 2019 Programme
Short Term Study Visa period up to 6 months:
Minimum study period 12 weeks:
15 hours per week for 12 weeks
25 hours per week for 12 weeks
Short Term Study Visa period up to 11 months:
Minimum study period 32 weeks – academic year:
15 hours per week for 32 weeks
25 hours per week for 32 weeks
Minimum Duration:1 Week
Maximum Duration: 36 Weeks
Timetable:9:30-12:30
Level:CEFR A2 - CEFR B2+ Low Elementary - Upper Intermediate
Class Size:normally class numbers are 4-12 students from September until June with a maximum of 16 in July and August
Age:16+
Description:FEES FOR PRIVATELY FUNDED INDEPENDENT STUDENTS

Benefits – After your ‘ELC’ London Street course you will be able to:

  • Speak and communicate more effectively and confidently.
  • Speak and pronounce more accurately and fluently.
  • Expand and develop your vocabulary range.
  • Be able to socialise in English more efficiently.
  • Improve your chance of passing an exam e.g. IELTS, Cambridge.
  • Better able to follow and succeed at a University.
  • Learn skills through role-play for interviews, meetings and conferences.
  • Improve your chance of getting a job where English is necessary.
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I improved my English day after day. Thanks to ‘ELC’. Reading is a very nice town, great, lively and quiet. I chose ‘ELC’ as my best friend advised me. I would recommend ‘ELC’ as it is interesting to meet people from different countries and there read more...

Adrien, France 5th March 2015

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Dates for your Diary
Winter / Spring Term7th January until 18th April2019
Easter vacation19th April until 26th April2019
Summer / Autumn Term29th April until 13th December2019
National Public Holidays19th & 22nd April, 6th & 27th May, 26th August.2019
Levels:

CEFR A1+ False Beginner, CEFR A2 Low Elementary, CEFR B1 Pre-Intermediate, CEFR B2 Standard Intermediate, CEFR B2+ Upper Intermediate.

Payment Methods :

‘ELC’ London Street accepts payment for tuition fees and accommodation by:
1. Direct Bank Transfer:
BANK DETAILS: on
A/C NAME: ‘ELC’ ENGLISH COURSES LIMITED
A/C NO: 683 539 80
S/C NO: 08 9250
IBAN: GB10CPBK 08925068353980
BIC: CPBK GB22
THE CO-OPERATIVE BANK
P.O. BOX 250
DELF HOUSE, SOUTHWAY
SKELMERSDALE WN8 6WT
UK.
2. Cheque drawn on a UK based Bank made payable to:
‘ELC’ ENGLISH COURSES LIMITED
3. Payment by a Friend:
Please, ask a friend, already in the UK, to make payment for you.
4. Western Union or Moneygram
5. Cash