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General English, English Course

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    Application Deadline
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Students in the General English from Torquay International follow the in-house schemes of work, covering speaking, listening, reading and writing plus pronunciation and vocabulary work. 

Teachers use their professional expertise to select activities that will most engage and support their students.

In the afternoons, students develop their communicative ability across a range of stimulating subjects.

Aims and objectives

Students are enabled to develop all aspects of their English in a supportive classroom environment.

Progression routes

Long-term students can work towards examinations (Torbay Open Centre operates from the school).General English is taught at all language abilities and students have the opportunity to progress through all the levels of the CEFR.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Reading and vocabulary - language learning skills
  • Listening and topic discussion (natural medicine)
  • Grammar - past / continuous - presentation and practice
  • Current news stories from the UK
  • Narrative tenses and story telling
  • Telling and creating real life stories
  • Vocabulary and reading topic (crime)
  • Discussion language - agreeing and disagreeing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Beginners accepted on the first Monday of every month
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Minimum age 16 years old
  • English level: All 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    235 GBP/year
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  • EU/EEA

    235 GBP/year
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  • General English (15 hours per week) £235
  • General English (19 hours per week) £300
  • General English (23 hours per week) £350
  • General English (30 hours per week) £455

Living costs for Torquay

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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