Our English Language Skills (General English) Course enables you to improve all aspects of your English language, whether you are looking to improve your English for the workplace, for further study, or to give you greater confidence in social situations.
Our English Language Skills course is held at our Cambridge campus. It is a part-time evening course that runs throughout the year, with start dates every four weeks. Communicative learning ensures that you are able to keep improving your English Language skills in a varied and interesting course programme.
The English Language Skills Course will help you to use English more effectively in all areas, improving your grammar and vocabulary in order to speak and write better in English. You will also develop stronger reading and listening skills. You can take this course on its own if you want to improve your overall performance in English or combine it with our IELTS Preparation Course if you want to prepare more fully for the IELTS test through a combination of skills work and targeted exam preparation.
Our English Language Extra option means you can take a twelve-lesson programme, either with a general English focus or by combining it with our IELTS Preparation Course. This will be ideal for you if you want to prepare more fully for the IELTS test through a combination of skills work and targeted exam preparation.
English Language Extra gives you a longer course programme at a reduced weekly fee.
The English Language Skills course preparation class is a part time programme and comprises of three hours per week for 4, 8 or 12 weeks. You can do this as a standalone course or before an IELTS Preparation course, to improve your general English skills before targeted work on exam strategies.
The course will help you develop more effective English for work, study, global communication or general use whatever your context.
The course content includes the following:
During the course, you will participate in a range of activities and tasks that will enable you to work on all four skills using real life language. You will develop confidence in your use of authentic language and receive useful feedback that will help you improve each area of language as needed. The tutor will also set additional work for you to complete outside the lessons including online tasks. You will have access to our online learning materials in order to support you further and can also make use of our 24 hour library and computer suite.
This course is a good option if you wish to improve your English skills and level for proficiency exams such as the Cambridge First or Advanced Certificate.
|Start date||End date||Number of weeks||Course fee|
|16 November 2017||7 December 2017||4 weeks||£225|
|11 January 2018||1 February 2018||4 weeks||£240|
|8 February 2018||1 March 2018||4 weeks||£240|
|8 March 2018||29 March 2018||4 weeks||£240
|5 April 2018||26 April 2018||4 weeks||£240
|3 May 2018||24 May 2018||4 weeks||£240
|31 May 2018||21 June 2018||4 weeks||£240
|28 June 2018||5 July 2018||4 weeks||£240
|12 July 2018||2 August 2018||4 weeks||£240
|9 August 2018||30 August 2018||4 weeks||£240
|6 September 2018||27 September 2018||4 weeks||£240
|4 October 2018||25 October 2018||4 weeks||£240
|1 November 2018||22 November 2018||4 weeks||£240|
|29 November 2018||20 December 2018
The cost of the course includes the tuition fee and some course materials. The tuition fee does not include any text books. Before the start of the course we will send you a list of suitable text books for the course.
English Language Extra programmes cost £480. They can start on any of the above start dates, and include any three courses of English Language Skills or IELTS Preparation.
We’re here to support your success during your academic life at Anglia Ruskin. We offer a wide-range of English courses, including academic and general English, summer programmes and bespoke courses, as well as in-sessional English language support and foreign languages. We provide a friendly supportive teaching environment, with highly experienced and qualified teaching staff that are dedicated to help you pursue your academic ambitions.
To apply please complete the application form and return this to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unsure of your level please contact us and we can organise an entry test prior to your first class.
If you would like to take the English language Skills course as a stand-alone course we recommend that you take 8 or 12 weeks of English if you have IELTS 3.5-4.0 to achieve the best outcome.
Once we have received your application form you will be sent an offer letter by email. You will need to return the acceptance slip and pay for the English Language Skills course in full.
Before the start of your programme we will send you instructions on registering for the course and your course timetable.
You should be aged 18 or over at the start of this course.
The English Language Skills course is suitable for anyone with a lower-intermediate level of English or above (IELTS 3.5 – IELTS 7.0). If you are unsure of your level please contact us and we can arrange an assessment.