Course overview

International English for Adults City of Bristol College

Our International English courses are for international students and working people (such as au pairs) who have come to England to improve their English.

Studying International English can help you to find a better job, progress in your career or to study at a UK university.

There are a variety of morning and evening courses of 12 or 16 weeks duration to suit your needs. These consist of either 2.5 hours or 5 hours taught classes per week. Depending on the route you chose, you will work towards a College Certificate or prepare for a Cambridge exam. We offer exam preparation for the Cambridge PET, FCE, CAE and CPE exams as well as the IELTS exam.

If you’d like to enquire, please email internationalenglish@cityofbristol.ac.uk

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who want to improve their confidence in the English language for studying and living in the UK.

If you need English to help you to find a better job, progress in your career or to study at University, our International English for Adults courses can help you achieve your goal.

What you'll learn

Our English language courses are taught by highly-experienced and well-qualified teachers.

What you will learn will depend on your level of study. You will:

  • Study grammar and vocabulary
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Develop your reading and writing
  • Learn good study and exam skills
  • Understand better British culture and customs
  • Make use of free access to International English online resources (Moodle)

Course entry requirements

You do not need any formal qualifications to join one of our International English for Adults courses. However, you will need to have an initial assessment to establish your level of English.

After you complete the initial assessment, you will talk with a member of our International English for Adults team to determine which course will help you achieve your potential.

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.

General English morning courses start three times a year (Sept, Jan and April) for Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate. You will have a test at the end of the course.

Cambridge exam courses (PET, FCE, CAE, CPE) run twice a year (Sept and Jan, mornings and evenings). We offer discounted Cambridge exam prices when you take your exam at College.

Future career and study opportunities

Students who pass can progress to other International English and vocational courses in the College.  Your tutor will support and help you make your next decision.

Additional costs

Cambridge exam costs are not included in the course fee. You will need to pay extra if you wish to sit a Cambridge exam.

Your course book and online study materials are included in the course fee. All students also receive a College student card giving you discounts across the city.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0485B00-1
Dates
27/01/2021 - 09/06/2021
Duration
16 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
18:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0053A00-1
Dates
28/01/2021 - 10/06/2021
Duration
16 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
18:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0058A00-1
Dates
26/01/2021 - 08/06/2021
Duration
16 weeks
Days
Tues
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
18:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0066A00-1
Dates
26/01/2021 - 08/06/2021
Duration
16 weeks
Days
Tues
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
18:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGE0051A01-1
Dates
28/01/2021 - 10/06/2021
Duration
16 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
18:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGP0196A00-1
Dates
26/01/2021 - 27/05/2021
Duration
15 weeks
Days
Tues & Thurs
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £650. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGP0228A00-1
Dates
26/01/2021 - 27/05/2021
Duration
15 weeks
Days
Tues & Thurs
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £650. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
International English for Adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FGP0175A00-1
Dates
25/01/2021 - 07/06/2021
Duration
15 weeks
Days
Mon & Weds
Hours per week
5.00
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £650. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FGE0485B00-1 27/01/2021 - 09/06/2021 16 weeks Weds 2.50 18:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGE0053A00-1 28/01/2021 - 10/06/2021 16 weeks Thurs 2.50 18:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGE0058A00-1 26/01/2021 - 08/06/2021 16 weeks Tues 2.50 18:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGE0066A00-1 26/01/2021 - 08/06/2021 16 weeks Tues 2.50 18:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGE0051A01-1 28/01/2021 - 10/06/2021 16 weeks Thurs 2.50 18:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £395. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGP0196A00-1 26/01/2021 - 27/05/2021 15 weeks Tues & Thurs 5.00 09:30 College Green Centre
This course costs £650. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGP0228A00-1 26/01/2021 - 27/05/2021 15 weeks Tues & Thurs 5.00 09:30 College Green Centre
This course costs £650. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire
FGP0175A00-1 25/01/2021 - 07/06/2021 15 weeks Mon & Weds 5.00 09:30 College Green Centre
This course costs £650. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire

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