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English as a Foreign Language
Qualification:
English as a Foreign Language Attendance Cert 
Starts:
12/09/2016 
Ends:
23/06/2017 
Weeks:
34 
Days:
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thr,Fri 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Exams 
Level:
Area:
Maths, English & Languages 
Course Code:
CFEFL1A 
 
Entry Requirements
Placement test for new students prior to enrolment covering skills as follows:
  • Speaking and listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary and grammar
 
 

English as a foreign language Elementary

You will develop basic knowledge of the language, familiar everyday expressions and simple phrases. This course is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language. This is a full fee course with no fee remission.


About the Course

Elementary Level:

You will develop basic knowledge of the language, familiar everyday expressions and simple phrases. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language Level A1.


Pre-intermediate Level:

You will develop your skills to become familiar with frequently used expressions and conversation on routine matters. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language Level A2.


Intermediate Level:

You will learn to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language Level B1.


Upper Intermediate Level:

You will be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. This level is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language. Level B2.


  • Course start dates: Every Monday from Monday 12th Sept 2016.
  • Courses run daily: Mon – Fri 9.30-11.30am and Mon-Thurs 12.30-2.30pm
  • The 9.30-11.30 classes concentrate on improving your general English abilities and the 12.30-2.30 classes focus on skills development for EFL examinations such as Cambridge KET, PET, FCE and IELTS.

Full Time Course Cost :

£170 per week EU 2-14 weeks study

£150 per week EU 15-33 weeks study

£200 per week non-EU 2-14 weeks study

£180 per week non-EU 15-33 week study


Key Units

Elementary Level:
- Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases
- Introduce yourself and others
- Ask and answer questions about personal details
- Interact in a simple way
Exam preparation for KET, PET, FCE, CAE, IELTS, Trinity GESE*
*subject to ability and demand

Pre-Intermediate Level:
- Understand sentences and frequently used expressions for personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment
- Describe daily routines
- Describe your background
Exam preparation for KET, PET, FCE, CAE, IELTS, Trinity GESE*
*subject to ability and demand

Intermediate Level:
- Take part in a conversation about work, school, and leisure
- Deal with situations when travelling
- Talk about topics of personal interest
- Describe experiences, events, hopes and ambitions
- Give brief explanations for opinions and plans
Exam preparation for KET, PET, FCE, CAE, IELTS, Trinity GESE*
*subject to ability and demand

Upper Intermediate Level:
- Understand ideas in complex texts including technical discussions
- Communicate with reasonable fluency
- Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of topics
- Describe your view point giving advantages and disadvantages
Exam preparation for KET, PET, FCE, CAE, IELTS, Trinity GESE*
*subject to ability and demand




Entry Requirements

Placement test for new students prior to enrolment covering skills as follows:
  • Speaking and listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary and grammar


Assessment

Continuous assessment, e.g. end of unit / end of term assessment; optional external examination.

1 to 1 speaking practice available for all levels.



Tell Me More

These classes are mainly intended for students who normally live outside of the UK and speak a language other than English at home. These courses are suitable for students preparing for Higher Education, vocational courses in the UK, and/or those who wish to improve their general English skills (exams are optional)


Extra Costs

As part of our social programme a small fee may be charged for specific activities.