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In sessional English Support, English Course

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
The English Language Centre provides an extensive, vibrant and innovative programme of In sessional English Support for students who are already studying at the University but whose first language is not English. 
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The In sessional English Support programme from English Language Centre:

  • free of charge
  • taught by highly-experienced, approachable English tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop your language skills
  • provided throughout the academic year, giving ample time for you to make significant improvements to your use of English
  • designed to develop your Academic English skills generally and also, in many cases, to provide very specific support focusing on your own particular subject area 

Regular attendance can make a significant contribution to your performance on your main study programme and help you achieve your full academic potential.

The workshops run in an 8-week block, but you will need to sign up for each session you want to attend.  Each session is self-contained, but also builds on previous content, so you can pick and choose which sessions you come to depending on what you most want to focus on. 

Programme Structure

Topics included:
  • Reading for Your Assignments: we focus on developing effective strategies for reading academic texts.
  • Advanced Grammar: here we examine how language is used in academic texts and give you practice in using appropriate structures.
  • Targeted Listening: we aim to develop your ability to comprehend authentic texts on a range of topics taken from radio or television programmes.
  • Critical Thinking: we focus on developing critical thinking skills and the language to express criticality in your writing.
  • Speaking with Confidence: we focus on discussion and seminar skills, and also target a different area of pronunciation in each session.
  • Writing at University: we focus on written academic discourse and the stages involved in writing a critical essay.
  • Punctuation: we aim to raise your awareness of accurate punctuation and help you improve the readability and sophistication of your writing by developing your punctuation and proof-reading skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 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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