4.5
25 reviews
  • This place is perfect to learn English and to make friends. 100% recommended.
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  • I truly enjoyed my time here. I met people from Spain, Kuwait, Japan and Colombia during the four weeks. Got my English improved too.
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  • Love this school. Teachers are friendly and totally helpful. Location is perfect, not so crowded but still with people from around the world.
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Course

In Bury St. Edmunds

£ 60 VAT exempt

Description

  • Type

    Course

  • Location

    Bury st. edmunds

  • Class hours

    1h

  • Start date

    Different dates available

To achieve CEFR level B2 - an international examination via the University of Cambridge - BLS English is an examination centre.
Suitable for: Those serious students busy with work who want to achieve an international qualififcation to prove their level of English.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk)
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147 Kings Road, IP33 3DJ

Start date

Different dates availableEnrolment now open

About this course

Intermediate CEFR level B1 - we can test you before deciding whether this course is right for you. Just contact us and we can give advice!

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Reviews

4.5
fantastic
  • This place is perfect to learn English and to make friends. 100% recommended.
    |
  • I truly enjoyed my time here. I met people from Spain, Kuwait, Japan and Colombia during the four weeks. Got my English improved too.
    |
  • Love this school. Teachers are friendly and totally helpful. Location is perfect, not so crowded but still with people from around the world.
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100%
4.5
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Ibrahim usuarioanonimo@emagister.com

5.0
12/10/2017
What I would highlight: This place is perfect to learn English and to make friends. 100% recommended.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Phil

5.0
24/08/2017
What I would highlight: I truly enjoyed my time here. I met people from Spain, Kuwait, Japan and Colombia during the four weeks. Got my English improved too.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Veronika

5.0
24/08/2017
What I would highlight: Love this school. Teachers are friendly and totally helpful. Location is perfect, not so crowded but still with people from around the world.
What could be improved: All good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Tanya

4.0
05/12/2016
What I would highlight: I’ve met a lot of wonderful people there. Students and teacher, especially Leigh, are helpful and nice. They offer you their help when you have a problem. I had not just a good time with the people, we did international dinners, had trips to many UK cities. Totally recommended!
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Nadya Tarasova

4.5
22/11/2016
What I would highlight: Friendly environment, with excellent teachers at a beautiful English town.
What could be improved: Everything OK
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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This centre's achievements

2017

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 13 years

Teachers and trainers (1)

Stephen Blake

Stephen Blake

EFL Teacher

Teaching at BLS English since 2010. Also taught in Cambridge. Experience of General and Examination English

Course programme

FCE/Upper-Intermediate Courses

The FCE syllabus is designed to give students the English skills that are necessary for work and study in the modern world.

The course will include:
Reading Skills
Understanding semi-authentic texts of various kinds (informative and general interest) and deducing meaning through gist, detail and text structure.
Writing Skills
Learning the skills of writing letters (formal and informal), articles, reports and compositions for a given purpose and target readers covering a range of topics.
Listening Skills
Learning the skills of listening for detail and gist in order to understand meaning. You will practise by listening to short extracts and longer monologues. The syllabus includes:
Chats, conversations, discussions, interviews, quizzes, radio plays, transactions, talks, reports, stories, lectures, speeches, public announcements etc.
Speaking Skills
Interacting in conversational English in a variety of contexts; demonstrating this through appropriate control of grammar and vocabulary; discourse management, pronunciation and interactive communication. The syllabus includes:
Introductions, descriptions, comparisons, agreeing, disagreeing, discussing, problem-solving and questioning.
Grammar Skills
• present tense review: simple and continuous
• past simple, continuous and perfect
• future tenses: will, going to and present continuous
• present perfect: simple and continuous (for/since)

• modal verbs: can, could, needn't etc.
• relative clauses: relative and non-relative (which, that etc.)
• conditionals, zero, 1st, 2nd and 3rd
• 'make' versus 'do'
• phrasal verbs
• adjective phrases
• idioms
• linking words: to improve sentence building
• passive voice
• prepositional phrases
• gerunds and infinitives
• word formation: verbs, adjectives, nouns and adverbs
Methodology Our EFL teachers will use modern course books and will focus on exam technique by targeting the key elements through a modern course book and supplementing these with past papers.

Course Facts Minimum student age is 16, average age is 24 Class size maximum 15 Missed classes cannot be rearranged unless agreed in advance with Principal. Students must inform the office in advance if they are unable to attend class.

FCE

£ 60 VAT exempt