General English Language Courses

General English Language Courses


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

The 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 supervised in lessons and on class excursions only.

Our average class size is 12, with a maximum of 14 except in 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 6th January 2020
Monday 24th February 2020
Monday 27th April 2020
Monday 8th June 2020
Monday 7th September 2020

All other students can start their course on any Monday throughout the year. Please note that some public holidays in the UK fall on a Monday in which case students will start their course on the Tuesday. Below is a full list of all public holidays in 2020. 

Friday 10th April 2020 (classes finish on Thursday 9th April)
Monday 13th April 2020
Friday 8th May 2020 (classes finish on Thursday 7th May)
Monday 25th May 2020
Monday 31st August 2020

Wimbledon School of English will close for the Christmas and New Year holidays on Friday 18th December 2020 and reopen on Monday 4th January 2021. 

Classes missed as a result of a 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 can add Basic Communication Skills ONLY 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.
  • Receive up to 2 hours of homework every day.
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 (5 available)
From 06-01-2020
From 24-02-2020
From 27-04-2020
From 08-06-2020
From 07-09-2020
Add to basket to select date.
Course Length (Weeks)
1 to 10
CEFR Course Level
A1

Pricing

Price (1 to 2 weeks)
£328.00 per week
Price (2 to 4 weeks)
£328.00 per week
Price (5 to 8 weeks)
£315.00 per week
Price (8 to 11 weeks)
£315.00 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 an intensive course you can add from our Options courses which include Communication Skills, Grammar and Writing, Pronunciation, IELTS Preparation, Cambridge Exam Preparation, Medical English, Creativity Mindfulness and Wellbeing and  Football Academy (please note there is a £105 supplement for the Football Academy option).  You can select from these Options courses 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 (2 available)
From 07-01-2019 to 20-12-2019
From 06-01-2020 to 18-12-2020
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)
£318.00 per week
Price (3 to 4 weeks)
£318.00 per week
Price (5 to 8 weeks)
£306.00 per week
Price (8 to 11 weeks)
£306.00 per week
Price (12 to 23 weeks)
£278.00 per week
Price (24 weeks +)
£235.00 per week
Price (36 weeks +)
£220.00 per week
Price (1 to 2 weeks)
£328.00 per week
Price (2 to 4 weeks)
£328.00 per week
Price (5 to 8 weeks)
£315.00 per week
Price (8 to 11 weeks)
£315.00 per week
Price (12 to 23 weeks)
£286.00 per week
Price (24 weeks +)
£242.00 per week
Price (36 weeks +)
£227.00 per week

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