This General English course with four afternoon workshops is aimed at all students from Beginners to Advanced level who wish to improve their English language skills in everyday situations, as well as improving their skills in afternoon workshops for specific English subjects and consolidate their newly acquired skills The Business English workshops focus on topics such as presentations, CVs, interview techniques, and negotiations. The Intercultural Communications workshops invite students to explore British culture from a social and working point of view. The Consolidation English workshops reinforce and consolidate topics covered in class. The Exam Preparation workshops are dedicated to prepare our students to exams such as IELTS/FCE/BEC/TOEIC.
The guided study is a combination of self-study tutorials and blended learning tasks. During these sessions, students have access to a supervising teacher to support and encourage student.
This course is available to adult students aged 18 and over.
|Class Size:||Morning classes
Maximum 12 students (average 8)
Maximum 13 students in July/August (average 10)
Maximum 6 students (average 4)
|Min. Entry Level:||Intermediate|
|Duration:||From one week|
|No of lessons:||General English: 15 hours per week Monday – Friday
+ 10 hours Afternoon Workshops + 5 hours Guided Study Sessions
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.
The emphasis is 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.
|General English||General English||General English||General English|
|16:00-17:00||Guided Study||Guided Study||Guided Study||Guided Study|
Courses run from January to December every Monday.
|COURSE NAME||LANGUAGE COURSE DURATION
(PRICE PER WEEK)
|INTENSIVE GENERAL ENGLISH + AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS||
1 – 4 weeks
5 – 8 weeks
9 weeks +
|30 hours (IGE + 4 afternoon workshops + guided study)||
2017 : £360.00
2017 : £350.00
2017 : £340.00
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.
“Courses are adapted to each student which is exactly what I wanted.”
Business English Courses
BE Course 1 - 20 hours per week
BE Course 2 - 25 hours per week
BE Course 3 - 30 hours per week
BE Course 4 - 15 hours group + 4 hours one to one per week
BE Course 5 - 15 hours group + 8 hours one to one per week
BE Course 6 - 15 hours group + 12 hours one to one per week
General English Course
GE Course - 15 hours per week
GE Course with workshops - Consolidation/Exam Preparation
GE Course with workshops - Business English/Intercultural communications
GE Course with afternoon workshops - 25 hours per week
GE Course with afternoon workshops & guided study sessions - 30 hours per week