Academic English

British Study Centres School of English
In London, Oxford and Brighton And Hove

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Typology Course
Location At 3 venues
Duration Flexible
Description

You will study a range of skills which you need for university education such as note taking, researching, referencing, writing academic essays and taking part in seminars.
Suitable for: This course is aimed at international students who plan to study at university level in the UK. It includes general English language learning, IELTS preparation, writing skills and study skills.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Brighton And Hove
47 Cromwell Road, BN3 3ER, East Sussex, England
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London
Hannah House, 13-16 Manchester Street, W1U 4DJ, London, England
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Oxford
Oxenford House, 13-15 Magdalen St, OX1, Oxfordshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Brighton And Hove
47 Cromwell Road, BN3 3ER, East Sussex, England
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Starts On request
Location
London
Hannah House, 13-16 Manchester Street, W1U 4DJ, London, England
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Starts On request
Location
Oxford
Oxenford House, 13-15 Magdalen St, OX1, Oxfordshire, England
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· Requirements

Intermediate Level

Course programme

Course Contents

AE20 includes either General English or IELTS depending on your entry level, and you can study either Study Skills or Writing Skills. AE25 includes all the components outlined below.

09:15-12:05, Mon-Fri: One of the following depending on your entry level:

* General English Coursebook (Elementary to Intermediate): You will work from a coursebook at your level and study speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as vocabulary and grammar. The course will focus on accuracy of language.
* IELTS Preparation (Upper Intermediate to Advanced): You will study the four skills as they relate to the academic IELTS test: speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as specific task types necessary to do well in the test. The work done in class will be based around a text book with supplementary material, particularly from authentic sources (newspapers etc). The syllabus includes a range of topics which are relevant to the test.

12:25-13:15, Mon-Fri: Study Skills You will study a range of skills which you need for university education such as note taking, researching, referencing, writing academic essays and taking part in seminars.

14:15-16:35, Mon-Tue: Writing Skills You will study different writing skills and revise and study grammar structures which you will need to produce academic writing such as understanding the task, paragraph organisation, sentence structure, topic sentences, coherence, essay structure and organisation, developing a topic, transition signals & hedging. Please talk to your teacher if there are other areas you would like to study.

Course Summary

Available in - London, Oxford, Brighton
Start dates - Any Monday between 14 Sep 2009 and 25 Jan 2010
Course duration - 12-48 weeks (min. duration 12 weeks)
Course levels - Elementary to Advanced
Class size - Average 11, maximum 14
Lessons per week - 20 or 25
Lesson duration - 50 minutes


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