General English Language Course

General English Language Course


Our General English Course is the most popular option and it will help you improve in all areas of the English Language: grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing. 

Our minimum age for individuals is 16, but we occasionally accept 15 year olds in General English international classes if they are part of a group with a group leader. We can accept 14 year olds only in closed groups with a group leader.

Please note: Students aged under 18 are not supervised except in lessons and on class excursions.

Our average class size is 12, with a maximum of 14 except for July and August when General English and Cambridge English Exam Preparation classes may have up to 16 students. Our 14 student limit may be exceeded by a maximum of 1 student for 1 week in exceptional circumstances.

Beginner level students must start their course on specific dates and these are listed below. 

Monday 8th January 2018
Monday 26th February 2018
Monday 30th April 2018
Monday 11th June 2018
Tuesday 28th August 2018 - This course starts on a Tuesday because Monday 27th August is a public holiday in the UK. 

All other students can start their course on any Monday throughout the year. Please note that some public holidays in the UK fall on Mondays so students will start have to start their course on the Tuesday. Below is a full list of public holidays that fall on a Monday. 

Monday 1st January 2018
Monday 2nd April 2018
Monday 7th May 2018
Monday 28th May 2018
Monday 27th August 2018

Wimbledon School of English will also close for the Christmas holidays on Friday 21st December 2018 and reopen on Monday 7th January 2019. 

Classes missed as a result of a bank or public holiday will not be refunded or made up.

Beginners English Language Course

Our Beginners General English language course allows you to improve all areas of your English language: grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing.

Beginners General English is available as a standard course (24 lessons per week/20 hours per week) or as an intensive course (28 lessons per week/ 23 hours and 20 minutes per week). For the intensive course you must take Basic Communication Skills as this is the only optional course available to Beginner level students. 

On both the Standard and Intensive courses, you will:

  • Learn ‘real’ English using the latest course books and materials.
  • Learn, review and put into practice new language every day.
  • Be able to develop your communication skills by working with other students doing activities such as role-plays, pair work and group discussions.
  • Explore new techniques to help you improve your listening and reading.
  • Practise and improve your writing skills by analysing and producing documents such as emails, formal and informal letters and reports.
  • Have regular tutorials with your teacher to discuss your progress.
  • Get up to 2 hours of homework each evening.
Course Name
Beginners English Language Course (GCB)
Course Category
General English Language Course (GC)
Minimum Age
16
Lessons Per Week
24
Maximum Class Size (Sept - June)
14
Maximum Class Size (July - Aug)
16
Course Start Dates
From 28-08-2018
Add to basket to select date.
Course Length (Weeks)
1 to 10
CEFR Course Level
A1

Pricing

Price (1 to 2 weeks)
£295.00 per week
Price (3 to 4 weeks)
£295.00 per week
Price (5 to 8 weeks)
£283.00 per week
Price (8 to 11 weeks)
£283.00 per week

General English Language Course

Our standard General English language course allows you to improve all areas of your English language: grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening, pronunciation, reading and writing.

General English is available as a standard course (24 lessons per week/20 hours per week) or as an intensive course (28 lessons per week/ 23 hours and 20 minutes per week). For the intensive course you can choose from our optional classes which include Communication Skills, Grammar and Writing, IELTS Preparation, Cambridge First Preparation, Cambridge Advanced Preparation, Medical English & OET.  You can select these optional classes in the booking menu.

On both the Standard and Intensive courses, you will:

  • Learn ‘real’ English using the latest course books and materials.
  • Learn, review and put into practice new language every day.
  • Be able to develop your communication skills by working with other students doing activities such as role-plays, pair work and group discussions.
  • Explore new techniques to help you improve your listening and reading.
  • Practise and improve your writing skills by analysing and producing documents such as emails, formal and informal letters and reports.
  • Have regular tutorials with your teacher to discuss your progress.
  • Get up to 2 hours of homework each evening.
Course Name
General English Language Course (GC)
Course Category
General English Language Course (GC)
Minimum Age
16
Lessons Per Week
24
Maximum Class Size (Sept - June)
14
Maximum Class Size (July - Aug)
16
Course Dates
From 02-01-2018 to 14-12-2018
Any Monday: Add to basket to select date.
Course Length (Weeks)
1 to 50
CEFR Course Level
A2 to C2

Pricing

Price (1 to 2 weeks)
£295.00 per week
Price (3 to 4 weeks)
£295.00 per week
Price (5 to 8 weeks)
£283.00 per week
Price (8 to 11 weeks)
£283.00 per week
Price (12 to 23 weeks)
£258.00 per week
Price (24 weeks +)
£218.00 per week
Price (36 weeks +)
£203.00 per week

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