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 situations as well as improving their skills further by attending afternoon workshops in Exam Preparation (IELTS/FCE/BEC/TOEIC) to prepare for specific exams or in Consolidation English to reinforce and consolidate newly acquired skills. The Intensive General English programme with afternoon workshops focuses on developing the four communication skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This General English course also invites students to explore 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.
|Min. Entry Level:||Elementary|
|Duration:||From one week|
|No of lessons:||General English: 15 hours per week Monday – Friday
+ 5 hours Consolidation or Exam preparation Workshops
Every Monday for all levels except complete beginners.
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|
Courses run from January to December every Monday.
|COURSE NAME||LANGUAGE COURSE DURATION
(PRICE PER WEEK)
|GENERAL ENGLISH + AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS||
1 – 4 weeks
5 – 8 weeks
9 weeks +
|20 hours (IGE + Consolidation English or Exam Preparation)||
2017 : £245.00
2017 : £235.00
2017 : £225.00
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.
“The highlight of my stay at ACCORD Manchester was the teachers’ business experience and background.”
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