Course overviewInternational English for Adults City of Bristol College
This course is perfect for adult students who want to prepare for Cambridge English exams: PET (B1), First Certificate (B2), Advanced (C1), Proficiency (C2) and the IELTS exam, or those students who want to improve their English in all skills.
Morning English courses start at a low intermediate level (B1) and progress to upper intermediate (B2). The classes are held twice a week for a total of 5 hours. There are two courses per year starting in September (12 weeks), and January (15 weeks).
Our evening courses for IELTS and Advanced (C1) run twice a year starting September (12 weeks), and January (16 weeks). The Proficiency course (C2) runs once a year starting in January. Classes are held once a week for 2.5 hours.
All students receive a college certificate at the end of the course, and there is the option to take the Cambridge exam or IELTS exam at a local designated centre.
Who is this course for?
These courses are for adults residing in Britain who want to improve their English.
If you need English to help you to find a better job, progress in your career, or study at university, our International English for Adults courses can help you to achieve your goal.
What you'll learn
As a part-time student on an International English course, you will:
- Study grammar and vocabulary related to your level of study
- Develop your reading and writing skills
- Improve your communication skills
- Make use of free access to online exam practice and general language resources (Moodle)
- Familiarise yourself with the requirements of the Cambridge or IELTS exam (with the option of taking the exam at the end of the course)
Course entry requirements
To join one of these courses, you will undertake an assessment to check your current level of English.
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How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be taught by our specialist teaching team throughout the duration of your studies. Your teacher will set homework after each class in order for you to progress at your own level.
Our morning English courses start at low intermediate level (PET) and progress through to upper intermediate (FCE). A college certificate is issued at the end of the course and there is also the option take the Cambridge Preliminary (PET) and First Certificate (FCE) exams. The classes are held twice a week, for a total of 5 hours. There are two courses per year starting in September (12 weeks) and January (15 weeks).
Our evening Cambridge exam preparation courses FCE, CAE and OET run twice a year starting September (12 weeks) and January (16 weeks). CPE and IELTS preparation courses run once a year starting in January. Classes are held once a week. We offer discounted Cambridge exam prices for PET, FCE, CAE and CPE when you take your exam at College. (OET and IELTS exams must be taken at designated exam centres).
|Wednesday 6.15-8.45pm (January to June only)
Tuesdays 6.15- 8.45pm (January to June only)
|PET/ Low Intermediate (B1)
|Tuesday/Friday 9.30am – noon
|FCE/Mid- Upper Intermediate (B2)
|Monday/Thursday 9.30am – noon
Future career and study opportunities
You can progress onto a higher level course, including higher education, a vocational course or employment.
Course fees 2023/24
September to December
12 weeks x 5 hours per week £560
12 weeks x 2.5 hours per week £325
January to June
15 weeks x 5 hours per week £675
16 weeks x 2.5 hours per week £425
Please note that Cambridge/IELTS exam fees are not included.
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