Academic English and IELTS
Academic English and IELTS
Academic English and IELTS
Academic English and IELTS

Included in this course

  • 22.5 hours English class
  • 2.5 hours self-study
  • 5 hours of IELTS workshop
  • Placement test on your first day
  • Student feedback sessions
  • Advice on future study in the UK and English exams
  • Fun and varied social programme (entry fees to activities are extra)
  • Free Internet and wi-fi
  • Live Language Certificate of Attendance, showing final level and study dates
  • Course book and supplementary materials
  • IELTS exam practice
£219-£280 / week
Many of our students have the same problem.  They need the IELTS exam, but their English level is Pre-Intermediate or below.  To study a full IELTS course, we recommend that your level is at least Intermediate.  However, we can still help those with lower levels.  Our Academic English with IELTS provides a combination of General English, skills development and a daily IELTS workshop. The workshops help you maximise your IELTS score by giving you techniques and strategies even if you have a lower level of English.  They will help you develop effective ways to expand your vocabulary and give you an insight into which topics are common in the exam.
You can read the full course outline here.
Monday to Friday
Academic English - 9.00am to 2.30pm
IELTS workshop - 2.45 - 3.45pm
Lessons27.5 hours per week
Guided Self-Access Module2.5 hours per week
Start datesAny Monday
Course length1-48 weeks
Max class sizeIn busy times, the maximum class size is 14, but is usually 12
LevelsElementary to Advanced
Registration fee
£30.00 / £45.00 for non-EU Students
Minimum age16
Minimum number*4 students
Use of TextbookAll students receive a textbook free of charge at the beginning of the course which they have to return to the school when they leave.
Non-teaching days in 20172017
Easter: Friday 14 April and Monday 17th April
Monday 1 May
Monday 29 May
Monday 25 September
Christmas: 23 December – 7 January 2018 (School closes on 23rd December and reopens on 8th January)

*Please note, the school requires sufficient student numbers to start a class, so some classes may be subject to cancellation or may not run all year round. The minimum number of group class size is 4 students. If a class does not have 4 students, then students will be given options to enable them to continue studying.  This may be converting the tuition fees to semi-private lessons or adding their name to a waiting list until the minimum number is reached.  Usually however, two similar levels are combined into one class to avoid disruption or inconvenience for the students.

Please read the Live Language Terms and Conditions before booking your course.

We also know that studying a language can be difficult and challenging and so we have a range of Support Services to help you progress as quickly as possible and make the most of your time with us. Try our Language Exchange Programme or get additional help from our Academic Support Tutor. We even arrange voluntary work with charities – all to help you improve your English.

Price per week if paid at least 2 weeks before the start of the course£249£229£219
Price per week If paid after the start of the course£280£280£280

Discounted rates are given for payments in advance. Courses not paid in advance will be charged at the weekly rate.

Add on to your course:

  • Skype lessons (
  • One-to-One meetings with our Academic Support Tutor (FREE)
  • Globaliveation (Language Exchange, volunteering, monthly lectures) (FREE)
  • Fun and varied Social Programme (free museum visits and tennis, entry fees to other activities are extra)

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