The Intensive General English Course is suitable for students who want to maximise on work carried out in the Standard Course in order to progress as rapidly as possible. This course takes place all year round.
Morning lessons follow the same programme as the Standard Course from Monday to Friday
(09.30 -13.00 in the UK or 09.00-13.00 in Ireland).
In the morning class, you will work on improving the skills involved with speaking, listening, reading and writing, so that you can improve your comprehension and communicate more freely. You will also work on your linguistic knowledge, increasing your vocabulary and deepening your understanding of the grammar and structure of the language. Courses at CES are communicative and task-based, using a core text book, the most up to date technology and authentic materials.
You will receive expert tuition and ongoing feedback from your teachers in order for you to make rapid and lasting progress. With access to the CES Online Learning Platform, you will be able to plan your studies to make the most of your stay.
Levels available in the mornings: Elementary (A1), Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1),
Upper Intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1).
The intensive option includes three afternoon lessons a week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (14.00 -16.30 in the UK or 14.00-16.00 in Ireland).These sessions are focused on further improving your speaking skills and ability to communicate through English. In the afternoon lessons you will have the opportunity to develop your communicative proficiency by taking part in discussions, topical debates and activities using real life English for work and everyday use. Your teachers will provide error correction and extra pronunciation work so that you can increase your overall confidence with the language.
Levels available in the afternoons:
Beginner and Advanced options also available at peak times.
The minimum age is 16 and there is a maximum of 14 students per class.
An Intensive English course is 30 lessons (22.5 hours) per week in the UK and 26 hours in Ireland.
1 lesson in the UK = 45 minutes
1 lesson in Ireland = 55 minutes