English for Specific Purposes

Who should attend this course?

Those looking to improve their English skills with a particular goal in mind. Vocabulary and grammar are developed, as well as appropriate skills and techniques, relating specifically to the goal the candidate has.

For more information about this or any other course please contact Andy Cameron (College & Course Manager).

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English Language Courses

COURSE PROSPECTUS

English for Specific Purposes

English for Specific Purposes is often divided into two categories. In both categories, courses are designed to meet the particular needs of the learners. At present the following courses are offered:

English for Academic Purposes:

The course is intended for those who will be studying in a UK University, College of Education or Training Institute.

Business English:

The course provides intensive practice in the English Language skills needed by those doing business in an English-speaking environment.

Entrants require an English Language Level of Intermediate or above.

English for Academic Purposes:

  • Listening and Note-taking
  • Discussion, Seminar and Presentation Skills
  • Reading Academic and Technical Texts
  • Essay and Project Writing
  • Revision and Examination Techniques

Business English

  • Business Communications: Presentations, Meetings and Interviews
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
Students are provided with specially prepared course material. Standard course books are also extensively used. Classroom language study is developed through practical, communicative activities and exercises.
Course Duration

2 - 4 Weeks

The English for Specific Purposes Courses last between 2 and 4 weeks depending on candidates current ability.

Group Size

3 - 20 Students per course

Courses are run with groups ranging from 3 to 20 students per course.

Course Dates

TBA

Our English for Specific Purposes Course dates are subject to customer requirements. We typically require at least 4 weeks advance notice before starting a new course