General English Courses

We offer a range of popular General English courses suitable for CEFR levels from A1 to C1. The courses incorporate a variety of age and level appropriate topics. Every lesson is packed with relevant and engaging activities designed to get students talking to each other in English.

At the lowest levels there is an emphasis on the development of basic vocabulary and functional language to help develop an initial confidence. As students extend their knowledge of the language, there is a shift towards the development of fluency with competitive games and simulations. From here the courses start to focus on freer language practice, with discussions and problem solving. Higher level students have a chance to develop more advanced vocabulary, with more cultural input and presentation work.

All courses are structured in a way that allows us to adapt them to your needs. Whether through incorporating specific topics and language, or through tailoring the project and show elements, we are always happy to adapt the course to your needs.

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Several courses can now be delivered remotely

We have taken our traditional EiA week and adapted it so that you can participate remotely, or even from home. All the fun of a regular week, with a few extra surpriese thrown in.
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Age: Any Level: All

Modular Programme - perfect for holiday courses!

Specifically designed for students in years 1-4 who want to boost their English with a week of activities designed to develop basic language through the completion of short tasks, activities and challenges.
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Age: 10-14 Level: A1-B1

Breakthrough

Elementary

This course is for students who have been learning English for six months or more. They will be able to use a limited range of functional phrases and will be starting to build a small vocabulary.
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Age: 10-13 Level: A1

Breakthrough Plus

Elementary+

This course is designed for students who have been learning English for six months or more and are beginning to move beyond basic expressions.
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Age: 11-14 Level: A1+

Waystage

Pre-Intermediate

This course is for students who have been learning English for a year or more. Students should be starting to move beyond naming common objects and actions.
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Age: 11-14 Level: A2

Waystage Plus

Pre-Intermediate+

This course is designed for students who have been learning English for a year or more. At this stage in their learning, students are moving beyond the world of their immediate environment.
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Age: 12-15 Level: A2+

British Language & Culture

Intermediate

This course is for students in their early or middle years of secondary education who would like to combine a week of English with the opportunity to discover more about life in Britain.
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Age: 15+ Level: A2/B1

Threshold

Intermediate

This course is for students who have been learning English for two years or more. At this stage in their learning, students are starting to use English in a more abstract way.
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Age: 12-16 Level: B1

Britain Today

Intermediate

This course is for more advanced students that our other culture course. It is a great way to combine a week of English with the opportunity to learn more about modern Britain.
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Age: 15+ Level: B1/B1+

Threshold Plus

Intermediate+

This course is for students who have been learning English for two years or more. At this stage in their learning, students are starting to become more confident and fluent using English.
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Age: 12-16 Level: B1+

Vantage

Upper-Intermediate

This course is for students who have been learning English for 3+ years. They will be gaining independence in their learning and will be able to use the language to discuss issues in some depth.
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Age: 13-17 Level: B2

Vantage Plus

Upper-Intermediate

This course is for students who have been learning English for three years or more. They will be relatively independent and will be able to use the language to express themselves confidently.
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Age: 14-18 Level: B2+

Effectiveness

Advanced

This course is for students who have been learning English for four years or more. They will be able to communicate with confidence and fluency on most topics.
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Age: 14-18 Level: B2+/C1

Young Learners

Our primary courses offer the perfect opportunity to practise listening and speaking skills using simple dialogues and key vocabulary groups.

Climbers 1

Beginner

The ideal start for children who have just begun to learn English.
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Age: 6-8 Level: A1

Climbers 2

Beginner

Perfect for children who feel confident using a few basic words.
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Age: 6-8 Level: A1

Trekkers 1

Beginner+

This is a great course for children who are learning the basics.
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Age: 7-9 Level: A1

Trekkers 2

Beginner+

This course gives children a chance to talk about their world.
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Age: 7-9 Level: A1

Explorers 1

Elementary

This course is for those already familiar with a range of topics.
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Age: 8-10 Level: A1

Explorers 2

Elementary

This course takes a look at language in its wider cultural context.
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Age: 8-10 Level: A1

Rangers 1

High Elementary

This course looks at a range of topics taken from daily life.
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Age: 9-11 Level: A1/A2

Rangers 2

Pre Intermediate

This course talks about more wide-ranging topics.
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Age: 9-11 Level: A2

Business English Courses

For students who are at vocational school or for secondary students who would like to explore the world of business English, we offer several different business English courses.

Whether students want a basic course in office English or an advanced course with serious business content, we can cater for all needs.

With English as the internationally recognised language of business these are invaluable courses for anyone preparing for the world of work, or those wishing to develop their confidence in using English whilst travelling.

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Business Communication Skills

Pre-intermediate

This course is for students who have been learning English for 2+ years and who are interested in using English for work and travel.
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Age: 14-18 Level: A2/B1

Leisure & Tourism

Intermediate

A perfect course for secondary
or vocational students who are
interested in English for tourism
and travel.
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Age: 14-18 Level: B1

Business in Action

Intermediate+

This course is for learners who want a business project week in English. Learners develop a product and take it to market.
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Age: 15-18 Level: B1/B2

Exam Preperation Courses

Our Exam Booster courses offer a mix of traditional English in Action course content and exam-specific orientation and practice. Because of the nature of these exams we suggest you get in touch with us prior to booking so that we can guarantee that we can provide what your students need.

Our International English Examination Preparation courses offer a week of exam-focused course content with exam-specific orientation and practice.

General English + Exam Booster

Our General English + Exam Preparation courses combine exam-specific orientation and practice with communicative content. We offer this course for a full range of exams including national school examinations such as the Bildungsstandards and UCLES or Trinity.
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Age: any Level: all

Matura Booster

This course is designed to support students as they prepare for the Matura exam. Whether they are just starting out with their Matura studies, or are only a few weeks away from the exam, this course can be tailored to suit the level and needs of each individual group.
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Age: 16+ Level: B2/B2+

Abschluss Exam Booster

This course is suitable for students in years 9 or 10 currently preparing for their English Abschluss or Kommunikationsprüfung exam.
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Age: 14-16 Level: B1

Abitur Exam Preparation

This course is designed as preparation for the both the oral and the written Abitur, with the core modules focusing on exam skills and vocabulary.
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Age: 16-18 Level: B2/B2+

Vocational Colleges (BHS)

Final Oral Exam Preparation

This course has been designed specifically for Vocational College students working toward their school leaving exam.
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Age: 16+ Level: B2 (all streams)

BMS / BHAS

Oral Exam Preparation

This course is designed for final year BMS (BHAS) students preparing for their oral examination.
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Age: 15+ Level: B1

International English Exams

Any age | any level

International English Examination Preparation courses offer a week of exam-focused course content with exam-specific orientation and practice.
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Age: any Level: all

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