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Terms and Conditions Minimum Age

Holidays

How to Pay

The minimum age for registration on all courses is 18.

Fees take into account University and half-term holidays.

• On-line - See our website • By International Bank Transfer from your bank to:

Right to make necessary alterations While every effort is made to ensure that courses, accommodation, tours and activities run as advertised, the English Language Teaching Centre reserves the right to make any necessary alterations or cancellations. The English Language Teaching Centre reserves the right to transfer to another course anyone who has registered for a course of an unsuitable level or type.

Cancellation You must request cancellation of a course or accommodation booking in writing. If you cancel more than 30 days before the course or accommodation booking begins, we will return the money you have paid, minus £100 cancellation fee per course/term.

Accommodation There is limited availability in private household accommodation in July and August. We regret that the accommodation reserved for our courses is not appropriate for families with children and we are not able to make such reservations on your behalf. Depending on availability, we may be able to provide accommodation for an accompanying spouse/partner. The charge for the second person will be the normal rate plus 25%. A deposit of £200 is required to make a booking for the second person.

Branch code Account no BIC IBAN Beneficiary

83-06-08 11657519 RBOS GB 2L GB98RBOS83060811657519 University of Edinburgh

Many students travel or return home in the vacations. Therefore we do not book accommodation for these holiday periods.

Please provide your full name and quote ELTC as reference on all transactions. All bank charges associated with the transfer are for the account of the student making the payment.

Registration and Payment

• By cheque in pounds sterling drawn on a British bank

If you cancel less than 30 days before the course or accommodation booking begins, we will not return your deposits.

How to Register

If you cancel after a course or accommodation booking has started, we will not refund any payments you have made for that booking.

If you require accommodation, you must book this at the same time as you register for your course.

Please note we cannot accept foreign cheques. Please make cheques payable to ‘University of Edinburgh’ and forward to English Language Teaching Centre at 21 Hill Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9DP.

Insurance Please note that the University of Edinburgh cannot accept liability for loss, damage or injury during English Language Teaching Centre courses. We strongly advise you to take out a fully comprehensive policy with a reliable insurance company. You should do this at the same time as you register. The policy should include cancellation cover for the tuition fees, travel costs and medical cover.

Immigration/Visa Requirements For information on immigration requirements for non-EEA students, please contact the British Mission in your own country. See also www.ukvisas.gov.uk For advice on how to apply for a visa, visit the British Council website at www.educationuk.org The University of Edinburgh International Office website provides useful information for students coming to the UK. www.ed.ac.uk/international-office/immigration

Book early to ensure your place on a course.

1. Complete the registration form on our website. 2. Arrange to pay £300 course deposit and £200 accommodation deposit for each course/term. See ‘How to Pay’.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

The Royal Bank of Scotland 36 St Andrew Square Edinburgh EH2 2AD

English Language Teaching Centre office hours are 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. The office is closed on Saturday and Sunday, and for seasonal holidays.

3. E-mail the registration form to eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk. If you prefer to pay the deposits by bank transfer, you must send the bank transfer receipt with the form. 4. When we receive your application form and deposit, we will acknowledge receipt by email. 5. We will then check your application’s suitability for your chosen course(s) and the availability of a place. 6. We will check availability of accommodation if you require this. 7. If we have a suitable place on the course and in accommodation, we will send you a confirmation by email. 8. If we do not have a suitable place, we will notify you and make arrangements to return the deposit. 9. Full fees must be received no later than four weeks before the course starts in order to complete your registration. Late registrations must be accompanied by full payment. 10. You must make any request for change of course or dates in writing.

Student Information About Edinburgh English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

for the teaching of English as a foreign language

As one of the United Kingdom’s most student friendly cities and a major European cultural centre, Edinburgh is an exciting and welcoming place to study. Regularly voted one of the most desirable places to live in the world, Scotland’s capital has a great social and cultural life and a rich history. Edinburgh is well known for its friendly people, green environment and stunning architecture. It is a safe and prosperous city.

Edinburgh is also a gateway to the rest of Scotland; Glasgow and Stirling are less than an hour away by train and there are beautiful sandy beaches within easy reach of Edinburgh. The mountains and glens of the Highlands can be visited in a day or for a weekend.

As well as attractive Georgian and Medieval architecture, there are also modern buildings such as the Parliament and the National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh is a UNESCO world heritage city and was also the first UNESCO city of literature.

VisitScotland can provide more information about what is on offer in Scotland. www.visitscotland.com

Edinburgh is host to a number of different festivals throughout the year including the world famous Edinburgh International Festival and the Festival Fringe which take place in August. For more information see www.edinburghfestivals.co.uk

Edinburgh is served by a major international airport and has excellent rail links with other main cities in the United Kingdom.

Glasgow

Edinburgh

Climate In Scotland the weather can be very changeable. Summers can be warm and sunny; however, you should be prepared for some rain and cloudy days. Winters tend to be cold and can sometimes bring snow to Edinburgh.

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The University of Edinburgh

Courses

The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583. Today it is one of the largest and most cosmopolitan universities in the United Kingdom. Twenty six thousand students attend the University from a variety of backgrounds and from 120 different countries.

Courses are designed and developed by academic staff who are closely involved in course direction and classroom teaching, ensuring a high quality learning experience. Many of their materials have been published in text books for students. Please visit our website for more information.

The English Language Teaching Centre We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching and intensive language teacher training courses in the United Kingdom. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Our teaching staff are university graduates and hold a professional teaching qualification in English language teaching which is recognised by the British Council. The majority of teaching staff have postgraduate qualifications in English language or linguistics. Our senior teaching staff contribute to university masters programmes, supervise higher degree students and provide English language support to the local business community. During the popular summer months, we recruit qualified academic staff on a temporary basis. Many of these teachers teach overseas during the winter months and have current and practical experience of English language teaching.

Studying at the English Language Teaching Centre gives you a great opportunity to get to know and enjoy Edinburgh and Scotland and meet other international students. To help you with this, we have developed a lively social and cultural programme including:

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• General English • Academic English • Specialist English • Teacher development courses If you would like to take more than one course, please contact us for advice. Accreditation We are a member of English UK and are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English as a foreign language. Resources Our students have access to the following excellent study facilities to support their learning:

• A self-access centre with audio and visual materials, magazines and newspapers • Three computer laboratories for English language study with e-learning materials and Internet access and a quiet study area with reference materials • Wi-Fi in our main centres • Reference access to the University library • Access to books and articles on language teaching for use on teachers’ courses Visiting academics also have access to all University of Edinburgh libraries.

• Half-day tours to places of interest in and around Edinburgh

The English Language Teaching Centre Week

• Full-day tours to places further away • Talks on Scottish history and culture • Evening events, e.g. Scottish country

(20 hours)

dancing lessons, film nights

Lesson A Lesson B Lesson C

9.15–10.45 11.15–12.45

14.00–15.40*

*Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons only. Wednesday and Friday afternoons are free for self study or exploring the city.

Class size Maximum class size is 15 students unless otherwise stated.

A Typical First Day The following activities are usually timetabled on the first day of a course:

• Introduction to the course • Short language test ** • Tour of the city • Welcome from a member of our senior academic staff • Introduction to the social and cultural programme ** This short test will check that the student’s language level suits the course chosen. If it does not, we will try to find an alternative.

Sport Facilities Students have access to University of Edinburgh sport facilities including the Centre for Sport and Exercise, which is a five-minute walk from our main centres. Please ask for a letter of introduction from the Registrar once you arrive. A student entrance fee applies.

Student Welfare and Support Our fully qualified Accommodation and Student Welfare Officer is available to help with any welfare concerns. If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act.

Related links: Postgraduate courses MSc in Language Teaching MSc TESOL www.education.ed.ac.uk Part time University courses Office of Life Long Learning www.lifelong.ed.ac.uk Scottish Universities International Summer School www.summer-school.hss.ed.ac.uk/suiss/

Accommodation University Flats - summer

Private Households

Standard Flats These 4-5 person flats offer single bedroom accommodation on a fully self-catering basis. Students receive fresh bed linen at the start of their stay and are responsible for keeping the flat clean. Flats are serviced at the end of each course.

Accommodation in private households is available all year round; however demand is high for this type of accommodation from July to September.

Serviced Flats These 4-5 person flats offer both single and twin bedroom accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. Bed linen is changed regularly and the flats are cleaned weekly.

We use only hosts who enjoy sharing their home with paying guests and who will make our students welcome. Households are carefully selected to suit individual needs and are inspected regularly by our staff. Our hosts can be families with children, young professionals or retired people.

Breakfast is included in the price and selfcatering facilities are available in each flat. Students in the en-suite flats may be able to obtain lunch and dinner at an additional cost.

Accommodation is normally booked for the period of the course registration. If you intend to stay in Edinburgh for a long time and want to arrange your own accommodation, we can make an initial three-week booking in a private household to give you time to do this.

Please see the separate summary table.

Points to note:

The following features are common in all University flats:

• Single rooms (unless otherwise requested) • Maximum of two students per household • No two students of the same mother

A very limited number of serviced flats have the option of en-suite facilities.

• Bed linen and laundry facilities are provided • There is a communal kitchen/lounge area in each flat • Kitchens are equipped with refrigerator and freezer, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils for British style cooking • Electricity for hot water, heating, lighting and cooking is included in the price • Telephones in each bedroom • Computer access is available in all University residences

tongue in the household (unless otherwise requested) • Cost includes heating, hot water and lighting • Bed linen and towels are provided and some laundry is included • Provides an opportunity to practise English and experience a British lifestyle • The University of Edinburgh is situated close to the city centre, so not many households are within walking distance but all are on bus routes

University Flat - year-round

General Accommodation Information

Kincaid’s Court From September to June we can offer single rooms in a 12-person University flat at Kincaid’s Court, a short walk from our main centres. Students share bathroom and kitchen facilities. The communal areas in the flat are cleaned weekly and students receive fresh bed linen at the start of their stay. This accommodation is offered on a fully self-catering basis and is available only to students who are studying with us for a full term. We require an additional key deposit of £150 for this flat which will be returned at the end of the stay provided that we do not have to pay for breakages, cleaning or repairs to fabric, fittings or equipment.

In most cases, accommodation is provided from the Sunday afternoon before the course begins until the Saturday morning after the course ends; it is not usually possible to stay on in University or private household accommodation after the last Saturday of your course. You should aim to arrive at your accommodation between 14.00 and 22.00 hours. On four week pre-sessional courses starting in mid August, accommodation is provided only until 09.00 hours on the Friday morning of the fourth week. Our Accommodation Officer is available during your stay to assist with any problems or queries you may have about your accommodation.


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Central Library

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The Castle

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‘My host accommodation has been my shelter in a warm, kind atmosphere. Felt like home.’

Holyrood Palace

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Maria Castelo Blanco General English

Sal isb ury Cr ag s

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The University of Edinburgh

Courses

The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583. Today it is one of the largest and most cosmopolitan universities in the United Kingdom. Twenty six thousand students attend the University from a variety of backgrounds and from 120 different countries.

Courses are designed and developed by academic staff who are closely involved in course direction and classroom teaching, ensuring a high quality learning experience. Many of their materials have been published in text books for students. Please visit our website for more information.

The English Language Teaching Centre We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching and intensive language teacher training courses in the United Kingdom. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Our teaching staff are university graduates and hold a professional teaching qualification in English language teaching which is recognised by the British Council. The majority of teaching staff have postgraduate qualifications in English language or linguistics. Our senior teaching staff contribute to university masters programmes, supervise higher degree students and provide English language support to the local business community. During the popular summer months, we recruit qualified academic staff on a temporary basis. Many of these teachers teach overseas during the winter months and have current and practical experience of English language teaching.

Studying at the English Language Teaching Centre gives you a great opportunity to get to know and enjoy Edinburgh and Scotland and meet other international students. To help you with this, we have developed a lively social and cultural programme including:

S rds

ch P l

a on

Buccle

Social and cultural programme

St

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We run the following courses for international students and teachers:

• General English • Academic English • Specialist English • Teacher development courses If you would like to take more than one course, please contact us for advice. Accreditation We are a member of English UK and are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English as a foreign language. Resources Our students have access to the following excellent study facilities to support their learning:

• A self-access centre with audio and visual materials, magazines and newspapers • Three computer laboratories for English language study with e-learning materials and Internet access and a quiet study area with reference materials • Wi-Fi in our main centres • Reference access to the University library • Access to books and articles on language teaching for use on teachers’ courses Visiting academics also have access to all University of Edinburgh libraries.

• Half-day tours to places of interest in and around Edinburgh

The English Language Teaching Centre Week

• Full-day tours to places further away • Talks on Scottish history and culture • Evening events, e.g. Scottish country

(20 hours)

dancing lessons, film nights

Lesson A Lesson B Lesson C

9.15–10.45 11.15–12.45

14.00–15.40*

*Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons only. Wednesday and Friday afternoons are free for self study or exploring the city.

Class size Maximum class size is 15 students unless otherwise stated.

A Typical First Day The following activities are usually timetabled on the first day of a course:

• Introduction to the course • Short language test ** • Tour of the city • Welcome from a member of our senior academic staff • Introduction to the social and cultural programme ** This short test will check that the student’s language level suits the course chosen. If it does not, we will try to find an alternative.

Sport Facilities Students have access to University of Edinburgh sport facilities including the Centre for Sport and Exercise, which is a five-minute walk from our main centres. Please ask for a letter of introduction from the Registrar once you arrive. A student entrance fee applies.

Student Welfare and Support Our fully qualified Accommodation and Student Welfare Officer is available to help with any welfare concerns. If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act.

Related links: Postgraduate courses MSc in Language Teaching MSc TESOL www.education.ed.ac.uk Part time University courses Office of Life Long Learning www.lifelong.ed.ac.uk Scottish Universities International Summer School www.summer-school.hss.ed.ac.uk/suiss/

Accommodation University Flats - summer

Private Households

Standard Flats These 4-5 person flats offer single bedroom accommodation on a fully self-catering basis. Students receive fresh bed linen at the start of their stay and are responsible for keeping the flat clean. Flats are serviced at the end of each course.

Accommodation in private households is available all year round; however demand is high for this type of accommodation from July to September.

Serviced Flats These 4-5 person flats offer both single and twin bedroom accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. Bed linen is changed regularly and the flats are cleaned weekly.

We use only hosts who enjoy sharing their home with paying guests and who will make our students welcome. Households are carefully selected to suit individual needs and are inspected regularly by our staff. Our hosts can be families with children, young professionals or retired people.

Breakfast is included in the price and selfcatering facilities are available in each flat. Students in the en-suite flats may be able to obtain lunch and dinner at an additional cost.

Accommodation is normally booked for the period of the course registration. If you intend to stay in Edinburgh for a long time and want to arrange your own accommodation, we can make an initial three-week booking in a private household to give you time to do this.

Please see the separate summary table.

Points to note:

The following features are common in all University flats:

• Single rooms (unless otherwise requested) • Maximum of two students per household • No two students of the same mother

A very limited number of serviced flats have the option of en-suite facilities.

• Bed linen and laundry facilities are provided • There is a communal kitchen/lounge area in each flat • Kitchens are equipped with refrigerator and freezer, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils for British style cooking • Electricity for hot water, heating, lighting and cooking is included in the price • Telephones in each bedroom • Computer access is available in all University residences

tongue in the household (unless otherwise requested) • Cost includes heating, hot water and lighting • Bed linen and towels are provided and some laundry is included • Provides an opportunity to practise English and experience a British lifestyle • The University of Edinburgh is situated close to the city centre, so not many households are within walking distance but all are on bus routes

University Flat - year-round

General Accommodation Information

Kincaid’s Court From September to June we can offer single rooms in a 12-person University flat at Kincaid’s Court, a short walk from our main centres. Students share bathroom and kitchen facilities. The communal areas in the flat are cleaned weekly and students receive fresh bed linen at the start of their stay. This accommodation is offered on a fully self-catering basis and is available only to students who are studying with us for a full term. We require an additional key deposit of £150 for this flat which will be returned at the end of the stay provided that we do not have to pay for breakages, cleaning or repairs to fabric, fittings or equipment.

In most cases, accommodation is provided from the Sunday afternoon before the course begins until the Saturday morning after the course ends; it is not usually possible to stay on in University or private household accommodation after the last Saturday of your course. You should aim to arrive at your accommodation between 14.00 and 22.00 hours. On four week pre-sessional courses starting in mid August, accommodation is provided only until 09.00 hours on the Friday morning of the fourth week. Our Accommodation Officer is available during your stay to assist with any problems or queries you may have about your accommodation.


Terms and Conditions Minimum Age

Holidays

How to Pay

The minimum age for registration on all courses is 18.

Fees take into account University and half-term holidays.

• On-line - See our website • By International Bank Transfer from your bank to:

Right to make necessary alterations While every effort is made to ensure that courses, accommodation, tours and activities run as advertised, the English Language Teaching Centre reserves the right to make any necessary alterations or cancellations. The English Language Teaching Centre reserves the right to transfer to another course anyone who has registered for a course of an unsuitable level or type.

Cancellation You must request cancellation of a course or accommodation booking in writing. If you cancel more than 30 days before the course or accommodation booking begins, we will return the money you have paid, minus £100 cancellation fee per course/term.

Accommodation There is limited availability in private household accommodation in July and August. We regret that the accommodation reserved for our courses is not appropriate for families with children and we are not able to make such reservations on your behalf. Depending on availability, we may be able to provide accommodation for an accompanying spouse/partner. The charge for the second person will be the normal rate plus 25%. A deposit of £200 is required to make a booking for the second person.

Branch code Account no BIC IBAN Beneficiary

83-06-08 11657519 RBOS GB 2L GB98RBOS83060811657519 University of Edinburgh

Many students travel or return home in the vacations. Therefore we do not book accommodation for these holiday periods.

Please provide your full name and quote ELTC as reference on all transactions. All bank charges associated with the transfer are for the account of the student making the payment.

Registration and Payment

• By cheque in pounds sterling drawn on a British bank

If you cancel less than 30 days before the course or accommodation booking begins, we will not return your deposits.

How to Register

If you cancel after a course or accommodation booking has started, we will not refund any payments you have made for that booking.

If you require accommodation, you must book this at the same time as you register for your course.

Please note we cannot accept foreign cheques. Please make cheques payable to ‘University of Edinburgh’ and forward to English Language Teaching Centre at 21 Hill Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9DP.

Insurance Please note that the University of Edinburgh cannot accept liability for loss, damage or injury during English Language Teaching Centre courses. We strongly advise you to take out a fully comprehensive policy with a reliable insurance company. You should do this at the same time as you register. The policy should include cancellation cover for the tuition fees, travel costs and medical cover.

Immigration/Visa Requirements For information on immigration requirements for non-EEA students, please contact the British Mission in your own country. See also www.ukvisas.gov.uk For advice on how to apply for a visa, visit the British Council website at www.educationuk.org The University of Edinburgh International Office website provides useful information for students coming to the UK. www.ed.ac.uk/international-office/immigration

Book early to ensure your place on a course.

1. Complete the registration form on our website. 2. Arrange to pay £300 course deposit and £200 accommodation deposit for each course/term. See ‘How to Pay’.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

The Royal Bank of Scotland 36 St Andrew Square Edinburgh EH2 2AD

English Language Teaching Centre office hours are 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. The office is closed on Saturday and Sunday, and for seasonal holidays.

3. E-mail the registration form to eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk. If you prefer to pay the deposits by bank transfer, you must send the bank transfer receipt with the form. 4. When we receive your application form and deposit, we will acknowledge receipt by email. 5. We will then check your application’s suitability for your chosen course(s) and the availability of a place. 6. We will check availability of accommodation if you require this. 7. If we have a suitable place on the course and in accommodation, we will send you a confirmation by email. 8. If we do not have a suitable place, we will notify you and make arrangements to return the deposit. 9. Full fees must be received no later than four weeks before the course starts in order to complete your registration. Late registrations must be accompanied by full payment. 10. You must make any request for change of course or dates in writing.

Student Information About Edinburgh English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Glasgow

Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

Edinburgh

Climate London

for the teaching of English as a foreign language

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

September to June English Language courses We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people. We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Our General English course focuses on the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Our teachers will also work with students to improve grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Classes are suitable for all levels from pre-intermediate.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 15 students unless otherwise stated • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes • Course is offered as intensive (20 hours/week) or semi-intensive (15 hours/week) • Minimum enrolment is three weeks

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Option of intensive or semi intensive course • Option to combine with specialist class • Available from pre-intermediate level • Good mix of international students

‘A real opportunity to speak real English.’ Maria Castelo Blanco General English

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


Course Guide

General English timetable

Business English – Lesson C (Code BE)

Lesson A: Monday – Friday 9.15 – 10.45

5 hours per week

Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, Speaking

For

Lesson B: Monday – Friday 11.15 – 12.45

Business students and professionals

Extensive Listening, Writing, Vocabulary, Speaking

Aim

Lesson C: Mon, Tues, Thurs 14.00 – 15.40

To develop business communication skills and vocabulary

For students enrolled on General English intensive course only

Level of English required

• Skills and interest options or • Specialist classes or • Cambridge Exam Skills option

Good intermediate

Above options only offered if there are sufficient enrolments

Cambridge BEC

Exam skills preparation

Course includes Skills and interest options offered as part of General English Intensive in Lesson C may include:

• Speak Up • Writing Portfolio • English and Film

• English and the Media • English and Drama • British Culture • Professional English

• Reading and listening in a business context • Spoken fluency • Professional writing skills

English for Medicine – Lesson C (Code ME) 5 hours per week

Specialist Classes

For

Taught by specialist teachers, these classes are offered in combination with General English.

Medical students and doctors

Aim Legal English – Lesson C (Code LE)

To develop communicative skills needed in a medical context

5 hours per week

Level of English required

For

Good intermediate

Law students and legal professionals

Course includes

Aim

• History taking and case presentations • Writing reports and summaries • Reading journal articles • Listening in medical contexts

To develop legal communication skills and vocabulary

Level of English required Good intermediate

Course includes • Study of legal texts • Spoken fluency • Review of case studies

ILEC Preparation Course Please check our website for information.


Cambridge Exam Skills – Lesson C 5 hours per week

For Students preparing for Cambridge Exams

Level As appropriate for examination

Exam skills preparation • First Certificate – December, March, June • Advanced – December, March, June • Proficiency – December and June

Students at café in St Andrew Square gardens

‘Classes, self-study, coffee breaks and social programme; all these interweave to create a relaxed but purposeful atmosphere for language learning and study of Scottish culture!’ Sergey Sokhanevich General English


English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

September to June Foundation Academic English Programme We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people.

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Available from pre-intermediate level • Minimum study period 6 weeks

We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language.

• IELTS preparation option available

Our Foundation Academic English language programme is intended for university students, particularly postgraduates, who want to improve their English to prepare for a university course in the United Kingdom. This intensive course focuses on increasing proficiency in grammar, vocabulary and reading together with development of related academic skills.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 15 students • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

‘The Foundation Academic English programme encourages students to become professional in taking lecture notes and helps to improve their reading skills.’ Yazid AlHojilan Foundation Academic English

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Course Guide Foundation Academic English September to June

Foundation Academic English timetable September to June

20 hours per week Minimum of 6 weeks

For advice on minimum periods of tuition, please read the level/period table on our website www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

For Students, particularly postgraduates, who want to take a university course in the United Kingdom

Aim

Lesson A Monday – Friday 9.15 – 10.45 • Grammar • Vocabulary • Reading

To enable students to participate fully in all aspects of a university course taught in English

Lesson B

English level

Monday – Friday 11.15 – 12.45 Academic English skills in:

• Pre-intermediate to upper intermediate • Minimum 3.5 IELTS* *Visa nationals should check requirements for their visa

Students with IELTS 6.5 and above should consult us

• Writing • Listening and note taking • Reading and discussion Lesson C Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 14.00 – 15.40

English for Academic Purposes Pre-summer course – late May

• Either IELTS preparation or General English skills and

interest options

20 hours per week 4½ to 5½ weeks - see summary table for course dates

For Students, particularly postgraduates, who are preparing for a university course at the University of Edinburgh starting in September of the current year

Aim To enable students to participate fully in all aspects of a university course taught in English

English level IELTS 5.5-6.5

Course includes Morning • Intensive training in academic language skills • Activities to enhance grammar and academic vocabulary Afternoon • Either IELTS preparation or General English skills and interest options

English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.ukuk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

Notes on this course This course starts in May and students may continue from this course onto other English for Academic Purposes courses in July and August

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summer: General and Advanced English

We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people. We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. We offer a wide range of practical and interactive courses throughout the summer months. Students can choose between intensive or semi-intensive General English classes. Students wishing to develop specific skills or interests, such as speaking skills or English for Literary Studies, should enrol on one of our specialised advanced English courses.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 15 students unless otherwise stated • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Wide choice of General and Advanced courses allow students to focus on particular areas for development • Good mix of international students

‘The atmosphere is great. I like to work in small groups as it forces you to be very clear when explaining things to each other.’ Magdalena Anna Pawlitza Writing and Discussion in English

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


Course Guide Intensive General English

Budget Traveller General English

20 hours per week 3 weeks (2 weeks, September) – see summary table for course dates

15 hours per week (mornings only) Minimum 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For

For

People who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing

People who want a combination of English study and holiday

Aims

Aims

• To develop all the major language skills • To improve knowledge of vocabulary, grammar,

• To develop all the major language skills • To improve knowledge of vocabulary, grammar,

pronunciation and intonation

pronunciation and intonation

Level of English

Level of English

Pre-intermediate to early advanced

Elementary to early advanced

Course includes

Course includes

• Language practice • Vocabulary development • Writing activities • Speaking, listening and reading skills • Grammar

• Develop four main language skills: listening, reading,

Spoken English

Writing and Discussion in English

20 hours per week 3 weeks (2 weeks, September) – see summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 3 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For

For

People who want to improve their speaking skills

Students who want to improve their writing and fluency in speaking

Aim

Aims

To improve fluency, pronunciation and understanding of spoken English

• To improve writing and understanding of written text • To develop speaking skills in English

Level of English

Level of English

Upper intermediate

Upper intermediate to early advanced

Course includes

Course includes

• Discussions and role play • Project work and presentations • Practice in formal and informal speaking • Feedback on pronunciation and language use

• Writing a wide range of texts • Feedback on written work • Reading and discussing authentic current affairs texts • Vocabulary building

speaking, writing • Vocabulary development • Reactivation of existing language knowledge


Advanced English Use

English for Drama and the Festivals

20 hours per week 3 weeks (2 weeks, September) – see summary table for course dates

16 hours per week in class* 2 or 3 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For

For

• Teachers of English • Other professionals • University students majoring in English

Students and teachers who want to combine relaxed discussion of literature with attendance at the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe

Aim

Aim

To extend language skills, linguistic knowledge and cultural awareness through intensive practice and feedback

To improve participants’ English through discussion

Level of English

Level of English

Advanced

Upper intermediate to advanced

Course includes

Course includes

• Vocabulary and idiom • Writing styles • Pronunciation • Discussion

• Discussion of works of literature, usually drama, which are then seen on theatre visits • Reporting back on Festival and Fringe events attended • Other drama related activities • Tuition fee includes the cost of tickets for 2 events each week

*Class Times English for Literary Studies

This course is designed to fit the Festival schedule therefore:

• Participants will spend 16 hours per week in class with 20 hours per week 3 weeks – see summary table for course dates

additional time attending events

• 10.45am start

For Students and teachers of English who already have some knowledge of English literature

Aim To develop fluency and confidence in expressing ideas about literature in English

Level of English Upper intermediate to advanced

Course includes • Work on the vocabulary of literary criticism • Practice in the language and linguistic skills needed for

literary studies • Study of poetry, narrative prose and drama texts

‘I was inspired by the wide range of courses available at the English Language Teaching Centre.’ Julia Sammoray English for Literary Studies


English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summer: English for Academic Purposes

We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people.

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Specialist EAP courses available • Mix of international students

We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. English for Academic Purposes is a pre-sessional programme for undergraduate and postgraduate international students who plan to study at the University of Edinburgh. The aim is to improve students’ all round proficiency in English language and develop their study skills to enable them to fully participate in all aspects of a university course taught in English.

• Minimum age is 18 years • Maximum class size is 15 students • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

‘The presentation skills class and the writing class are essential for our future studies at the University.’ He Fang EAP Course 2

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Course Guide Students joining any of our summer EAP courses may continue on to other EAP courses running during the summer. Students are grouped according to English level for the pre-summer and courses 1 and 2. Students are grouped according to subject area for course 3.

English for Academic Purposes Pre-summer Course – late May

Specialist EAP Courses Course 3 – mid August

20 hours per week 4½ to 5½ weeks - see summary table for course dates

77 hours 4 weeks - see summary table for course dates

Level of English required

Level of English required

IELTS 5.5-6.5

Satisfactory score for university entrance

Course includes

English for Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

Morning • Intensive training in academic language skills • Activities to enhance grammar and academic vocabulary

For teachers and other language professionals who wish to improve their language for study purposes

Afternoon • Either IELTS preparation or General English skills and interest options

Particularly suitable for students about to start a postgraduate programme at the University of Edinburgh in Language Teaching, TESOL or Applied Linguistics

English for Business Masters English for Academic Purposes Course 1 – early July 20 hours per week 3 weeks - see summary table for course dates

For students intending to study for a Business Masters at the University of Edinburgh

English for the LLM

Level of English required IELTS 6.0-7.0

Course includes • Intensive training in academic language • Writing data based essays and research reports

English for Academic Purposes Course 2 – late July 20 hours per week 3 weeks - see summary table for course dates

For students intending to study for an LLM at the University of Edinburgh

English for Science, Technology and Medicine For postgraduate students intending to study a related discipline at the University of Edinburgh

English for Humanities and Social Sciences For postgraduate students intending to study a related discipline at the University of Edinburgh

Level of English required IELTS 6.5-7.0

Course includes • Integration of skills in the production of essays • Oral presentations on topics of students’ choice

‘The course structure is very suitable for students who have just arrived in the UK. This gives us great confidence and helps us progress.’ Yuxi Chen EAP Course 2


Course Material Much of the material used in the EAP programme has been written by ELTC staff. This includes the second editions of two books in the Cambridge University Press study skills series: Study Listening and Study Speaking.

End of course English testing Towards the end of the summer programme, students coming under the Integrated English for Academic Purposes scheme or with conditional places at the University of Edinburgh are assessed on three measures:

• EPTB - a test of listening, reading and grammar • a written project based on specialist course work • an oral presentation based on specialist course work Alternatively, students can make their own arrangements to take IELTS at the local test centre for the relevant fee.

Foundation Academic English This academic English programme runs all year and is intended for international university students who want to improve their General and Academic English to prepare for a university course in English medium. See our website for full details.

Students in Princes Street Gardens


English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summer: Teacher Development Courses

We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people. We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Our teaching staff are experts in specialist areas of language teaching. Whether teachers are seeking a general course or something more specific such as teaching English grammar or pronunciation, our courses provide an ideal opportunity for professional development.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 14 students unless otherwise stated • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Wide range of practical and interactive courses • Opportunity to share professional expertise with international colleagues • Access to education library

‘You search for quality when you spend money. You get that at the English Language Teaching Centre.’ Ivana D’Anna Teaching and Learning English

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


Course Guide Notes Not all courses are suitable for everyone.

Please contact us if you are unsure about the level of your English.

Each course table indicates:

Classes for methodology and language courses may sometimes be combined for specific activities and are then taught by two tutors.

• Whether trainees can attend • How much practical teaching experience is required • Whether the course is suitable for native speakers of English (NS) or non native speakers of English (NNS) or both

Using Technology in the Language Classroom: an introduction

NS NNS

You may be able to obtain Comenius funding to help you attend one of our courses. Contact your national agency or visit http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_en.html

Content and Language Integrated Learning For Primary School Teachers

NNS

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see the summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see the summary table for course dates

For

For

Language teachers who want an introductory course to:

Primary teachers who teach or will teach their subject(s) through English and who wish to improve their competence in this area. This course is not suitable for teachers of English.

•Develop their computer literacy skills •Learn how to use technology in the classroom •Explore online tools Aims • To develop confidence and competence in using technology

for language teaching • To introduce teachers to a variety of free software applications for educational purposes • To help teachers introduce computer-based or Internet-based materials into their classroom teaching

Requirements • Upper intermediate level English or above • At least two years’ language teaching experience Course includes • Professional development: building a Personal

Learning Network • Web based materials for teachers and students • Using multimedia • Blogs, RSS, Wikis and podcasts

Aims • To develop competence and confidence in using English in the classroom to teach non-language subjects

• To explore appropriate methodologies and activities for different content areas and contexts at primary level • To develop the ability to adapt materials • To improve participants’ own language proficiency

Requirements • Intermediate level English and above • At least two years’ experience of primary teaching • Participants should bring samples of their own content

subject materials

Course includes • Language for classroom use • Range of techniques and activities for supporting

comprehension and learning • Workshops on adapting content material and lesson planning


Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Content and Language Integrated Learning For Secondary School Teachers

NNS

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see the summary table for course dates

For Subject teachers at secondary school required to teach their subject(s) through English and who wish to improve their competence in this area. This course is not suitable for teachers of English.

Aims • To develop competence and confidence in using English in the classroom to teach non-language subjects

• To explore appropriate methodologies and activities for different content areas and contexts at secondary level • To develop the ability to adapt materials • To improve participants’ own language proficiency

Requirements • Upper intermediate level English • At least two years’ experience of teaching their

non-language subject to learners aged 11-18 • Participants should bring samples of their own content subject materials

Course includes • Language for classroom use • Range of techniques and activities for supporting comprehension and learning • Workshops on adapting content material and lesson planning

Teaching and Learning English

NNS

20 hours per week 2 week or 3 week course depending on start date – see the summary table for course dates

For Practising classroom English language teachers, with at least one year’s experience of working with students at secondary school or adult learners, who wish to extend their knowledge of ELT and improve their fluency.

Aims • To illustrate good practice in ELT • To extend and update participants’ knowledge of ELT developments and techniques

• To familiarise participants with recent ELT materials • To develop confidence in using English for teaching

and other purposes

Requirements • Upper intermediate level English and above • At least one year’s experience of English language

teaching

Course includes • Small group and whole class discussion of practice and principles for English language teaching • Wide range of activities which can be used for language teaching • Language improvement sessions


Course Guide Methodology and Language for Teachers of Young Learners

NNS

Culture, Language and Methodology in English Language Teaching

NS NNS

20 hours per week 3 weeks – see summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For

For

Teachers with a minimum of one year’s experience of teaching primary aged children (aged 8-11).

English language teachers with a high level of English and classroom experience of working with adult learners or students at secondary school.

Aims

Aims

• To develop confidence and competence in using English in teaching • To raise awareness of teaching activities and materials relevant to the teaching of young learners • To improve participants’ own language proficiency

•To enable participants to understand aspects of current

Requirements

Requirements

• Intermediate level English and above • At least one year’s experience of teaching English to young

• Native or advanced non-native English speaker • Two years’ relevant teaching experience

learners (8-11)

Course includes • Language for classroom use • Practical activities for young learners • Evaluating and designing materials for young learners • Classroom management

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English usage • To increase awareness of aspects of British culture and behavioural and conversational conventions • To provide practical experience in analysing and adapting materials for cultural input

Course includes • Discussion and analysis of current English usage • Awareness raising activities on aspects of British life and culture

• Ways of integrating cultural awareness and language development in the English language classroom


Pronunciation for Language Teachers

NNS

NS NNS

Teaching Grammar in Context

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see the summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see the summary table for course dates

For

For

EFL teachers and trainees who wish to improve their pronunciation of English.

Practising teachers of English who wish to develop their knowledge of grammar and their understanding of its place in language.

Aims

Aims

• To establish a firm theoretical basis on which participants can build to improve their pronunciation of English • To help participants to work on their own pronunciation both in class and in the language laboratory • To introduce a range of teaching techniques to help participants in their teaching of pronunciation

• To explore areas of grammar that present problems to learners • To evaluate approaches to the teaching and learning of grammar • To provide opportunities to reflect on the teaching context and students’ learning needs

Requirements

Requirements

• Upper intermediate level English and above • Previous knowledge of phonetics or phonology is useful

• •

Course includes

Course includes

• Theoretical background • Practice in specific pronunciation points during

• Awareness raising tasks focusing on language description • Evaluating and designing pedagogic tasks

but NOT essential

Native and advanced non-native speakers of English At least two years’ relevant teaching experience

classroom activities • Individual pronunciation practice in the language laboratory with tutor feedback

Edinburgh at sunset


Course Guide Dramatic Techniques for the English Language Classroom

NNS

Teaching English for Medicine

NS NNS

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For

For

English language teachers working with students at secondary level or adult learners. Note: Not suitable for primary school teachers or those without language classroom experience.

Teachers involved in, or expecting to be involved in, teaching English to doctors, medical students or nurses.

Aim Aims • To introduce a wide range of dramatic techniques for the language classroom • To provide practical experience through workshops of how dramatic techniques can be used in ELT • To provide experience in producing and performing in a class production Requirements • Upper intermediate level English • Two years’ experience teaching secondary pupils or adult learners Course includes • Use of mime, role play and improvisation • Drama in the teaching of pronunciation and literature • Exploiting the course book • Preparing learners for dramatic performances

To provide a knowledge base for medical English teaching

Requirements • •

Native or advanced non-native speaker of English At least two years’ language teaching experience

Course includes • Familiarisation with the formats of medical texts • Teaching language skills in medical contexts including vocabulary • Evaluating and adapting materials • Testing in medical English contexts

Teaching Literature in EFL

NNS

20 hours per week 3 weeks – see the summary table for course dates

For

‘I fell in love with Edinburgh the moment I arrived.’ Monthon Kanokpermpoon Teaching and Learning English

EFL teachers who wish to introduce or develop the use of literature in ELT.

Aim Explore how literature can be used to teach language

Requirements • • •

Upper intermediate to advanced level English At least two years’ English language teaching experience Experience of teaching literature NOT required

Course includes • Methodology • Materials writing • The use of literary texts


Teaching English for Law

NS NNS

Current Issues in English Language Teaching

NS NNS

20 hours per week 1 week – see summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 1 week – see summary table for course dates

For

For

Teachers new to this area of specific purpose teaching.

EFL teachers and teacher trainers interested in the theoretical background to classroom practice. Note: Those mainly interested in practical teaching ideas should enrol in Teaching and Learning English or Teaching Grammar in Context.

Aim To develop understanding of the teaching of legal English and approaches to exploiting resources

Requirements • •

• To raise awareness of issues relevant to English language

teaching currently in debate amongst second language acquisition and applied linguistic researchers • To consider implications of these issues for participants’ own classroom practice

Native or advanced non-native speaker of English At least two years’ language teaching experience

Course includes • Teaching vocabulary • Teaching language skills to students of law and law professionals • Using authentic sources and published materials • Course design

Trainer Development

Aims

Requirements • •

Upper intermediate level English and above At least two years’ EFL teaching experience

Course includes

NS NNS

• Theoretical input and discussion of illustrations • Exchange of participants’ views based on their own teaching experience

Class size 20 hours per week 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

Maximum 20 students

For Language teachers who are engaged in teacher training activities or who will begin work in this field.

Aim To enable participants to design, implement and evaluate language teacher education programmes

Requirements • •

Native or advanced non-native speaker of English Minimum of five years’ relevant experience in more than one context

Course includes • Modes of training • Course and session design • Approaches to supervision and classroom observation • Evaluation of teacher education materials and programmes • Approaches to dealing with language awareness on

teacher education courses

‘The teachers are very prepared and the courses are well planned with interesting materials.’ Agata Gawron Methodology and Language for Teachers of Young Learners


Summer: Teacher Development Courses Tailored Courses We have extensive experience of devising and running courses in Edinburgh and in-country to meet the specifications of professional organisations, associations of teachers, university departments, government agencies and private sector companies. Previous courses have focused on:

• language improvement • specialised areas of English use • teaching methodology • Scottish culture and literature • or combinations of all of the above If you are interested in learning more about ELTC tailored courses, please contact the Director of Studies at eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk

Cambridge Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults – DELTA Dates and preparation course for the modularised DELTA are being revised. Please check our website for further information.

Academic Attachments

English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

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We provide opportunities for individual scholars and small groups to work on specific projects in language learning for periods of 2-12 weeks in areas where our staff have particular interests and experience. Please visit our website for more information.


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summer: English for Law

We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people. We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Legal professionals and law students wishing to improve their command of English within the context of their profession will find our specialised courses for law of interest. Our specialist staff have great experience in teaching these courses and take advantage of strong links with professionals and staff at the School of Law at the University who advise on course content and give talks.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 15 students unless otherwise stated • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Access to professionals and University staff specialised in Law • Talks by qualified professionals

‘I have really enjoyed this course because of the teacher, the magnificent organisation and the high quality of the content.’ Patricia Vicen Quilis English for Legal Studies

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


Course Guide

English for Legal Studies

English for Lawyers

20 hours per week 3 weeks – see summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For

For

Law students with a good knowledge of General English

Lawyers who require English language skills for their work Note: Must have a minimum of two years’ professional experience

Aim

Aim

To improve language skills in legal contexts, especially oral fluency and confidence in speaking

To develop professional communication skills in English

Level of English required

Level of English required

Upper intermediate

Upper intermediate

Course includes Course includes • Participating in mock trials • Making presentations • Simulating a job interview • Weekly lecture by legal professional or academic

• Role plays • Discussions • Making presentations • Talks by legal professionals Class size Maximum 8 students

English for the LLM

77 hours 4 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For Students intending to study for an LLM at the University of Edinburgh

Aim To develop the language skills needed for active participation in an LLM course

Level of English required Satisfactory entrance score for university acceptance

English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

Course includes • Dealing with legal texts including law reports • Writing academic essays and giving presentations • Seminars led by law lecturers and professionals • Vocabulary development • Using a law library

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summer: English for Medicine

We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people. We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Our popular English for Medicine course is aimed at doctors and medical students who have completed at least two years of medical study. Some knowledge of clinical medicine is assumed. The course is especially recommended for those planning to do courses or clinical attachments in an English speaking country.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 15 students • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Access to professionals and University staff specialised in medicine • Talks by qualified professionals

‘The English Language Teaching Centre is definitely the right place for me. English for Medicine is a professional programme.’ Manuel Ruiz English for Medicine

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


Course Guide

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English for Medicine

20 hours per week 3 weeks – please see the summary table for course dates

For Doctors and medical students with clinical experience Note: participants must have completed at least two years of study

Aim To help participants cope with medical communication in English

Level of English required Intermediate to advanced

English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel: +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

Course includes • Case problems and history taking • Giving presentations • Guest speaker with medical background • Writing case reports • Group discussion of case problems, ethical questions

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summer: English for Business We are located in the centre of Edinburgh, the vibrant capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and is an important centre for business, learning and the arts. It is a city rich in history with a lively cultural and social life and a reputation for warm and friendly people. We are one of the largest university centres for English language teaching in the United Kingdom offering General, Academic and Specialist English courses for international students and teachers. We have over 30 years’ experience in teaching English as a foreign language. Our popular courses in English for Business attract both students and business professionals. They are ideal for individuals who wish to develop their communication skills in an international business context.

• Minimum age is 18 years old • Maximum class size is 15 students unless otherwise stated • Attendance certificates are provided to students who attend 80% of classes

Features • Highly experienced and qualified teachers • Practical and interactive courses • Access to professionals and University staff specialised in business • Talks by qualified business professionals

‘A complete overview of Business English in a relaxed but stimulating environment.’ Alberto Canali English for International Business Communication

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


Course Guide International Financial English

English for International Business Communication

20 hours per week 2 weeks – see summary table for course dates

20 hours per week 3 weeks (2 weeks, September) – see summary table for course dates

For • Practising accountants • Finance professionals • Students of finance and accounting

For • Professionals whose work requires the use of Business English • Students of business, economics and related disciplines

Aim

Aim

To develop and improve the communication skills required in finance related contexts

To develop the communication skills needed in the global economy

Level of English required Upper intermediate

Course includes

Level of English required Upper intermediate

• Development and improvement of all four language skills in

Course includes

Class size

• Participating in meetings and discussions • Negotiating • Written business communication • Giving presentations

finance related contexts • Development and expansion of financial vocabulary

Maximum of 8

English for Business Masters

77 hours 4 weeks – see summary table for course dates

For Students intending to study for an MBA or other postgraduate Business Studies course at the University of Edinburgh

Aim To develop the skills required for active participation in a Business Masters course

Level of English required Satisfactory entrance score for university acceptance

English Language Teaching Centre The University of Edinburgh 21 Hill Place Edinburgh EH8 9DP Tel +44 131 650 6200 Fax: +44 131 667 5927 Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk Web: www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you have specific requirements to enable you to study at the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements for studying in accordance with your rights under the Disability Discrimination Act. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

Course includes • Dealing with texts • Writing academic essays • Seminar participation and giving presentations • Talks by business academics and professionals

for the teaching of English as a foreign language


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summary Tables

English Language Courses: September 2011 to June 2012

Course Fees

Duration 1 week

Term 1 (13 weeks) 19 Sept - 16 Dec

Term 2 (11 weeks) 9 Jan – 23 March

Term 3 (10 weeks) 16 April - 22 June

General English Intensive (20 hours) 3-34 weeks General English Semi-Intensive (15 hours) 3-34 weeks

£240 £195

£2880* £2340*

£2400* £1950*

£2160* £1755*

Foundation Academic English

£240 £2880*

£2400*

£2160*

Weeks

Course Fee

4.5

£1120

6-34 weeks

* Full term discount only applies if the full amount is paid at the start of term See website for possible start dates mid term and details of half term breaks

Dates

Pre-summer EAP

23 May – 22 June 2012

Accommodation Please make sure that you use the correct code when booking accommodation

September 2011 - June 2012

Room type Code

Homestay Price per person per week Homestay (B&B) with self-catering facilities Homestay (B&B) with 4 evening meals

Single Y1 £124† Single Y2 £142†

Residential Price per person per term University flat: Kincaid’s Court self-catering Very limited availability Single Y3 T erm 1 Term 2 ** includes computer access for use with own laptop and network cable Term 3 † allow for additional travel costs in Edinburgh

13 weeks 11 weeks 10 weeks

£1677** £1419** £1290**

Social Programme prices: July 2011 - June 2012 Coach Excursions

Price

Full day excursion - Saturday Half day excursion - Wednesday

£25†† £13††

Afternoon Events Half day guided walking tours Afternoon visits to galleries and museums

£6 £3 - £6

Evening Events Scottish Ceilidh Dancing: learn Scottish dances before the party Scottish Ceilidh: traditional dance and party, live music and Scottish food

£3 £5 - £7

†† All coach excursions are accompanied by a professional guide and include one paid entrance fee

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to study at ELTC, the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer on +44 (0)131 650 6200 or email eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements and will not prejudice your application or course of study. The University of Edinburgh will not unlawfully discriminate within the meaning and scope of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998. This document is available in alternative formats, please contact the Business Manager, tel +44 (0)131 650 6200, email eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

English Language Teaching Centre, The University of Edinburgh Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk

for the teaching of English

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE

Summary Tables

English Language Courses: Summer 2012 General and Advanced English

Start Dates

General English Intensive 2 July, 23 July, 13 August General English Intensive 3 September General English Budget Traveller 16 July, 30 July, 13 August General English Budget Traveller 16 July, 30 July General English Budget Traveller 16 July, 30 July Spoken English 2 July, 23 July, 13 August Spoken English 3 September Writing & Discussion in English 2 July, 23 July, 13 August Advanced English Use 2 July, 23 July, 13 August Advanced English Use 3 September English for Literary Studies 2 July English for Drama & the Festivals 13 August English for Drama & the Festivals 13 August, 20 August Specialist English

Start Dates

English for Medicine 23 July, 13 August English for Legal Studies 2 July, 23 July, 13 August English for Lawyers 23 July English for International Business Communication 23 July, 13 August English for International Business Communication 3 September International Financial English Not available in 2012 English for Academic Purposes Start Dates General EAP General EAP

Course 1 Course 2

Specialist EAP Courses Science, Technology and Medicine Humanities and Social Sciences Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics English for Business Masters English for LLM

Weeks

Course Fee

3 2 2 3 4 3 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 Weeks

Course Fee

3 3 2 3 2 Weeks

£827 £552 £446 £669 £892 £827 £552 £827 £827 £552 £827 £849 £565

£827 £827 £899 £827 £552

Course Fee

2 July 23 July

3 3

£874 £874

13 August – 7 September 13 August – 7 September 13 August – 6 September 13 August – 6 September 13 August – 6 September

4 4 4 4 4

£1026 £1026 £1026 £1026 £1026

Teacher Development Courses: Summer 2012

Start Dates

Dramatic Techniques for the English Language Classroom Methodology & Language for Teachers of Young Learners Pronunciation for Language Teachers Teaching & Learning English Teaching & Learning English Teaching Grammar in Context Using Technology in the Language Classroom Content and Language Integrated Learning Primary School Level Content and Language Integrated Learning Secondary School Level Culture, Language & Methodology in ELT Current Issues in English Language Teaching Teaching English for Law Teaching English for Medicine Teaching Literature in EFL Trainer Development

20 August 2 July, 23 July 6 August 23 July 9 July, 13 August 23 July Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012 Not available in 2012

Weeks

Course Fee

2 3 2 3 2 2

£650 £915 £650 £915 £650 £650


English Language Courses: September 2012 to June 2013

Course Fees

Duration 1 week

Term 1 (13 weeks) 17 Sept - 14 Dec

Term 2 (12 weeks) 7 Jan – 29 March

Term 3 (11 weeks) 8 April - 21 June

General English Intensive (20 hours) 3-36 weeks General English Semi-Intensive (15 hours) 3-36 weeks

£250 £200

£3000* £2400*

£2750* £2200*

£2500* £2000*

Foundation Academic English

£250 £3000*

£2750*

£2500*

Weeks

Course Fee

5

£1250

6-36 weeks

* Full term discount only applies if the full amount is paid at the start of term See website for possible start dates mid term and details of half term breaks

Dates

Pre-summer EAP

21 May – 21 June 2013

Accommodation Please make sure that you use the correct code when booking accommodation

Summer 2012 Room Type Dates Available Code Arrival Departure

Price per person Per week

Standard University flat (fully self-catered) Single 1 July 7 Sept

S1

£130**

Serviced University flat (B&B) with self-catering facilities Single

1 July 7 Sept

S2

£194**

Homestay (B&B) with self-catering facilities

Single Very limited

1 July 15 Sept

Y1

£128†

availability Homestay (B&B) with 4 evening meals Single

1 July 15 Sept

Y2

£147†

September 2012 - June 2013

Room type Code

Homestay Price per person per week Homestay (B&B) with self-catering facilities Homestay (B&B) with 4 evening meals

Single Y1 £128† Single Y2 £147†

Residential Price per person per term University flat: Kincaid’s Court self-catering Very limited availability Single Y3 T erm 1 Term 2 ** includes computer access for use with own laptop and network cable Term 3 † allow for additional travel costs in Edinburgh

13 weeks 12 weeks 11 weeks

£1768** £1632** £1496**

Social Programme prices: July 2012 - June 2013 Coach Excursions

Price

Full day excursion - Saturday Half day excursion - Wednesday

£25†† £13††

Afternoon Events Half day guided walking tours Afternoon visits to galleries and museums

£6 £3 - £6

Evening Events Scottish Ceilidh Dancing: learn Scottish dances before the party Scottish Ceilidh: traditional dance and party, live music and Scottish food †† All coach excursions are accompanied by a professional guide and include one paid entrance fee

£3 £5 - £7

Please refer to our website for: Our terms and conditions Information about accommodation and social programme If you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to study at ELTC, the University of Edinburgh, please contact the Student Welfare Officer on +44 (0)131 650 6200 or email eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk to discuss these in confidence. Giving us this information will help us to make arrangements to meet your requirements and will not prejudice your application or course of study. The University of Edinburgh will not unlawfully discriminate within the meaning and scope of the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998. This document is available in alternative formats, please contact the Business Manager, tel +44 (0)131 650 6200, email eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk. The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336

English Language Teaching Centre, The University of Edinburgh Email: eltcinfo@ed.ac.uk

for the teaching of English

www.ed.ac.uk/english-language-teaching


ELTC