General English Course
General English Course
General English Course
General English Course

Included in this course:

  • 15 hours of English tuition
  • 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)
  • Internet and email access + Wi-Fi
  • Live Language Certificate of Attendance, showing final level and study dates
£119 - £150 / week

English Course Glasgow

At the school, we welcome students from all over the world with different language and study needs.  Live Language’s General English course is designed for people who want to improve their English skills for a variety of reasons such as:
  • Getting a better job
  • Improving confidence when speaking
  • Gaining better English writing skills
  • Improving English listening skills
  • Developing natural conversation skills
  • Preparing for an English exam
At Live Language, we focus not just on language, but developing your study skills and techniques.  This means that your course benefits you even after you finish your English lessons. In a typical week, you will study a combination of language skills.  For example:
  • Understanding vocabulary from the context
  • Improving your fluency
  • Active listening
  • More accurate English grammar
  • How to use dictionaries to improve your grammar and vocabulary
You can read the full course outline here.
Live Language General English lessons have a range of benefits to help you.
  • Learn to become an independent learner
  • Meet people from other countries
  • Regular testing lets you see your progress
  • 3-weekly tutorials with your teacher allows you to talk about your goals and get advice on how to achieve them
The best way to get better is to immerse yourself in the language and culture during your English course in Glasgow.  That’s why we provide so many additional ways to make the most of your time our friendly city.
  • Do a language exchange with one of the Scottish students who are learning your language.  Just contact Jose (jose.ibanez@live-language.com) for more information.  Check out our Foreign Languages page to see the many languages we teach here.
  • Listen to your teacher!  Our teachers attend frequent training to continue to improve their skills.  They give advice in every lesson on how you can progress and will push you to learn more.  We Demand High which means every minute of your class is a learning opportunity.
  • Socialise – make friends with your classmates, join the Social Programme or just chat with staff at Reception or in the café.
If you are interested in our General English Evening course, click here.
Timetable
Monday to Friday
Mornings (9.00am to 12.15pm)
Lessons15 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
LevelsBeginner to Advanced*

*Please note: Beginner courses are available on demand

 

Registration fee
£30.00 / £45.00 for non-EU Students (£20 for private and evening courses)
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 2016/20172016
Christmas: Wednesday 21 December – Tuesday 3 January 2017 (School closes on 21st December and reopens on 4th January)
2017
New Year: School reopens on 4th January 2017
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.

 

Weeks
1-4
5-26
27-48
Price per week if paid at least 2 weeks before the start of the course£139£129£119
Price per week If paid after the start of the course£150£150£150

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

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