Intensive General English Course
(15 hours per week)

 

This General English course is aimed at all students from Elementary to Advanced level who wish to improve their language skills in General English covering  every day topics and situations. The Intensive General English programme focuses on developing the four communication skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This General English course also invites students to explore the British culture through the use of authentic material and learn related idiomatic expressions in various contexts.

This course is available to adult students aged 18 and over.

ADVANCED BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSE

Class Size: Maximum 12 students (average 8)
Maximum 13 students in July/August (average 10)
Min. Entry Level: Elementary
Duration: From one week
No of lessons: 15 hours per week Monday – Friday
Start dates:

Every Monday for all levels except complete beginners.
ACCORD does not accept students at Beginner’s level


ACCORD Manchester is closed on the following public holidays:

2016 : 25/03, 28/03, 02/05, 30/05, 29/08 and from 17/12/2016 to 08/01/2017 inclusive
2017 : 14/04, 17/04, 01/05, 29/05, 28/08 and from 16/12/2017 to 07/01/2018 inclusive

There will be no classes on these days.  


Programme Objectives

  • Increase confidence and fluency in speaking English
  • Improve accuracy to enable clear communication of ideas
  • Develop understanding of grammar
  • Interact in a multi-cultural environment
  • Work on writing, reading and listening skills
  • Focus on student’s personal needs and objectives

Programme Content

The emphasis will be on improving confidence in speaking and listening in English in a range of everyday situations that the students face outside the classroom. Activities are practical and varied to ensure students have every opportunity to participate and improve their skills in the English language.

  • Topical vocabulary and language
  • Study of grammatical structures
  • Pronunciation and listening skills
  • Social skills
  • Cultural awareness
  • Reading and writing skills
  • Conversational English

Programme Schedule


MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:15-12:30
General English
General English General English General English General English

Prices 2016

Courses run from January to December every Monday.

COURSE NAME LANGUAGE COURSE DURATION
(PRICE PER WEEK)
INTENSIVE GENERAL ENGLISH
1 – 4  weeks
5 – 8  weeks
9 weeks +
Standard 15 hours Programme
£170.00
2017 : £190.00
£160.00
2017 : £180.00
£150.00
2017 : £170.00

Fees include level testing, teaching materials and end of course certificate.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40.00 is to be added.

TYPE OF ACCOMMODATION RATES 2016 RATES 2017
Host Family (half-board) From £180.00 per week From £195.00 per week
Hall of Residence (July-August only)
- Single en-suite room £150.00 per week £165.00 per week
- Superior en-suite double room £245.00 per week £260.00 per week
Hall of Residence  
- Single room, shared bathroom £130.00 per week £150.00 per week
Hotel from £70.00 per room/night
Serviced Apartment from £80.00 per room/night from £85.00 per room/night

A non-refundable accommodation booking fee of £40.00 is to be added.


What people have said about this course

“I had a very good experience spending my holidays studying at ACCORD Manchester.”
Maria Jesus, Spain

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