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Cheltenham, Rodney Lodge, Rodney Road, Cheltenham, GL50 1HX England. Tel +44 1242 250493 Fax +44 1242 250495

Heart of the Cotswolds

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inlingua

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Main School

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Course Options

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Summer Programme

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Tailor Made Programmes

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Vocational Programme

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Trinity College

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Teaching Business English

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International Foundation Course

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Work Placement

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EU Training Programmes

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Social Programmes

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Accommodation/Travel

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info@inlingua-cheltenham.co.uk www.inlingua-cheltenham.co.uk

“Jack Wills” Designer clothing

“Hare and Bull” statue in Cheltenham Promenade by sculptor Sophie Ryder


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Cheltenham - Heart of the Cotswolds Come to Cheltenham and concentrate on improving your English whilst experiencing a beautiful lively environment.

Why Cheltenham?

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Beautiful location: England's Regency town in the Heart of the Cotswolds. Exciting town: Cheltenham is a university town with a reputation for having excellent shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, clubs, cinemas and theatres. Safe and secure environment. Perfect size: Cheltenham has 110,000 residents. It is small enough to be safe, large enough to be exciting. It's also a compact town so you don't have to travel far to get anywhere. Non EFL town: there are only 3 language schools in Cheltenham. Students benefit from maximum exposure to English language, culture and people.

Cheltenham is a peaceful English town, located just 45 minutes drive from the nearest international airport, which is in the heart of the Cotswolds, one of the most beautiful areas of England. Here you can concentrate on improving your English in a pleasant and tranquil environment without the stress and inconvenience of better-known, busier destinations. Cheltenham is a "real" English town where you can experience English life and culture. In addition to your training programme, you will have the chance to take full advantage of the wide range of cultural, social and sporting events that Cheltenham offers and experience all aspects of English life and culture.

Fantastic position: in the west of England, Cheltenham is near to many other places of interest, like Stratford, Oxford, Bristol and Bath. Easy access to London and all major airports

Gustav Holst, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham, Sculptor Anthony Stones.

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inlingua inlingua International was founded in 1968 and is the largest association of privately-owned language centres in the world. Over 300 centres in more than 40 countries are united, not only in name, but also through the high standards of their teaching materials and methods. inlingua continues to be the first choice for thousands of language learners worldwide. Our Pedagogical Services department in Bern, Switzerland, is constantly updating and developing new teaching materials and methods for use exclusively in inlingua language centres. This helps to ensure the highest possible standards and continuity within all centres in the inlingua organisation.

inlingua Cheltenham established in 1990, has a strong reputation for high quality language training combined with personal service. Our General English Centre and Business Centre are located next door to each other, just 50 metres from the High Street. We are superbly positioned for access to buses, shops, hotels, restaurants and pubs. At our centres you meet people from all over the world, enjoy an excellent training programme and take full advantage of the extra study facilities and social programmes. The high standard of our courses, training staff, accommodation services and extracurricular activities have all been officially recognised by external bodies. inlingua Cheltenham is recognised by Accreditation UK for the teaching of English as a Foreign Language. Trinity College, London for our Teacher Training programmes; LCCI for our Business English Training Cour ses. We are also member s of EnglishUK and Business EnglishUK. inlingua Cheltenham is proud to have achieved the British Government’s “Investor in People”Award, which assesses and accredits a company’s commitment to staff development.

Why Choose inlingua Cheltenham?

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More than 18 years of experience Me d ium-s ize d , s er ious a nd well-organised General English school Exclusive and highly professional Business Centre First class teaching and resources Superb modern facilities: including free WI-FI and broadband internet access Friendly, welcoming atmosphere English only policy both in and outside the classroom Central locations for adult centres All-round service and support: accommodation, welfare, self- study, and a full social programme Airpor t transfers and other transpor t requirements Personal attention paid to all students, in the class room, at home, and in your free time if required.

Our Staff All inlingua Cheltenham teachers hold CELTA or Trinity Cert TESOL qualifications, and many are qualified to Diploma level. Many have additional qualifications in specialist subject areas. Our teachers monitor students' progress and repor t to the Director of Studies. Teachers also participate in training seminars and attend weekly team meetings. Most of our teachers have lived and worked overseas and have first-hand knowledge of other cultures, customs and traditions.

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Main School General Information The General English Centre, which takes students aged 16 and above, is based in the heart of the town, at Rodney Lodge. There are normally 60 to 100 students learning English at inlingua Cheltenham at any one time, coming from all over the world. However, in the summer the number increases to 160 students.

The Main School has the following facilities: 28 classrooms Self study centre Student library Car and Bicycle parking facilities Beautiful private garden Student lounge / coffee room with satellite television and DVD facility Self Access centre with PCs offering free broadband access Free Wi-Fi access throughout the school for you to use your laptop

We provide all students with the following services: Friendly, helpful Reception staff Always around to help you. Come and talk to them if you want to buy an international telephone card, rent a car, find a sports club in Cheltenham, or book a theatre ticket in London. Whatever your request - we can help.

Individual Tutor Who can help you plan an effective learning programme, and also help you apply for examinations such as Cambridge exams, IELTS or TOEIC. We can also help you apply to a UK university or college.

Free lessons Available every day when our Teacher Training programmes are running. There are usually 3 different levels, and the lessons give you a great opportunity to practice more English and meet other students

We offer a ‘one stop shop’ approach All-round service and suppor t: teaching, accommodation, welfare, full social programme, transfers to and from the airport, all materials, plus a dedicated staff there for your every wish. A complete whole school approach for your academic, social and personal welfare during your stay. We pride ourselves on our personal service for every client or student who enrolls. We give help and advice with visas; tourist information, local jobs, local accommodation of all types, transport bookings, and of course recommendations for good shops, pubs and restaurants.

Quality is one of our strengths and we are constantly re-evaluating our programmes. We welcome client feedback to help us.

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General and Intensive English Courses Language Skills Programme 30 (LSP 30 - 22.5 Hours) This is our most popular course, designed specifically for those looking for an intensive course, and/or wanting to take examination preparation courses. Lessons per week

Course Length

Start Dates

Class Size

Levels

30 x 45 min lessons

Minimum 2 weeks

Any Monday

Max 10

Elementary to Advanced

Morning lessons focus on grammar and language skills. In the afternoon students can take TOEIC, IELTS or Cambridge exam preparation classes (higher levels) or choose from options which change every few weeks. Options include specific skills development (listening, pronunciation, reading, writing), Business English, discussions, conversation, British Culture and Customs, Social English and role plays. Language Skills Programme 20 (LSP 20 - 15 Hours) For those of you wanting something less intense. Lessons per week

Course Length

Start Dates

Class Size

Levels

20 x 45 min lessons

Minimum 2 weeks

Any Monday

Max 10

Elementary to Advanced

The LSP 20 is ideal when you want to learn at a slower pace but at the same time gives the flexibility of leaving the afternoons available for your own programme or time to relax at the school using the internet, reading, studying or watching TV. Please note: It is very difficult to teach complete beginners in a class situation, therefore we offer one to one classes for the first 3/4 weeks before transferring you into an elementary class.

English Examination Preparation Courses For those taking the LSP 30 course you have many options in the afternoon, one of them is to prepare for examinations in English. Our most popular exams are the University of Cambridge suite below and IELTS. If you have joined the school to progress through the various examinations levels, or your are moving onto university for an undergraduate or masters programme or you are going onto Public School or Higher Education then the LSP 30 intensive course with the exam options below is the one for you. Lessons per week

Course Length

Start Dates

Class Size

Levels

LSP 10 10 x 45 min lessons LSP 30 10 x 45 min lessons

Minimum 2 weeks

Any Monday

Max 10

Minimum 2 weeks

Any Monday

Max 10

Pre-intermediate Advanced Pre-intermediate Advanced

Afternoon classes consist of exam preparation lessons for Cambridge and IELTS exams. LSP 30 has the additional benefits of morning classes. See General English Programmes for more information.

Examinations We are a Cambridge Examining Centre and offer preparation for the following exams: KET PET FCE CAE or ACE CPE BEC ILEC ICFE

Key English Test Preliminary English Test First Certificate in English Certificate in Advanced English Certificate in Proficiency in English Business English Certificate International Legal English Certificate (available in our Business Centre) International Certificate in Financial English (available in our Business Centre)

We also prepare students for IELTS and occasionally for TOEIC and TOEFL if there is enough demand.

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We offer 12 week fixed date classes for the Cambridge exams and continuous enrolment onto IELTS classes. We can offer preparation programmes for other exams on request, usually in private lessons. Students requiring this should book the LSP Combi option mentioned later.


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English for Academic Purposes Pre University and School courses Pre University IELTS preparation

Pre GCSE and A Level preparation

inlingua Cheltenham has a long tradition of helping students achieve the necessary language level to gain entry to undergraduate or postgraduate courses at university. We refer to the Academic paper, as required by Higher Education institutions in the UK, when teaching our IELTS preparation courses.

inlingua Cheltenham has 10 years experience of dealing with young adults who are required to achieve an IELTS or Cambridge language level before entering an English public school for GCSE or A Level. We recommend that if you require this option, that you choose the LSP30 programme as described on page 4. We can also help in the academic preparation fo r the e ntr anc e te s t. Many o f o ur language teachers are qualified to teach academic subjects and content, necessary for the entrance test which our major Public Schools require.

We recommend the LSP 30 course as described on page 4. Choosing the IELTS preparation option will provide you with a course designed exclusively to get the IELTS grade that you need. inlingua Cheltenham works closely with a number of universities in the UK and can give advice and assistance if you wish to join an undergraduate or postgraduate course in the UK.

inlingua Cheltenham will work closely with the Public School to ensure the student is properly prepared for the entrance test, both in language skills and on an academic level.

Crash Intensity Programmes (CIP) - One to one Course

CIP 20

CIP 30

CIP 35

CIP 40

CIP 45

No of Lessons

20

30

35

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45

Course times

0900 - 1215

0900 - 1500

0900 - 1600

0900 - 1645

0900 - 1730

If you wish to make fast progress with your English and need to focus on specific areas of language learning then the perfect way would be with one to one lessons. You can choose the number of lessons per week, and the course will be designed especially for you. As you can see from the table above you can select 20, 30, 35, 40 or 45 x 45 minute lessons per week (Monday to Friday). If you want a combination of both group classes and one to one then choose the option below.

Language Skills Programme Combi Options (LSP Combi) Course

LSP Combi 20 + 5 LSP Combi 20 + 10 LSP Combi 30 + 5 LSP Combi 30 +10

No of Lessons

25

30

35

40

Course times

0900 - 1415

0900 - 1500

0900 - 1600

0900 - 1645

This combines General and Intensive group classes alongside personalised individual (one to one) classes. Pick either an LSP 20 or 30 group classes and then choose between 5 or 10 one to one classes for the afternoon as per the table above. The choice is yours and the benefits are truly excellent, thanks to the combination of group learning and then the option to focus on your requirements in the one to one sessions. The best of both worlds.

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English Extra Summer Programme

Lessons per week

Course Length

Start Dates

Class Size

Levels

20 x 45 min lessons

Minimum 1 week

July - August (only)

Max 10

Elementary to Advanced

This all-inclusive package consists of: LSP 20 (20 x 45 minute lessons) 3 x afternoon activities 3 x evening activities 1 x full day excursion Registration Fee Half board host family accommodation Accommodation Arrangement Fee

(per week) (with admissions) (with admissions) (with admissions)

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0900 - 1030

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FOOTBAL VOLLEYBALL

FREE TIME

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WELCOME EVENING

SKITTLES

DISCO + KARAOKE

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Our summer language and leisure programme combines our Language Skills Programme 20 (LSP 20) with a full social programme and accommodation into one package. An ideal programme to improve your English and have fun at the same time. Upon request we will happily send you the full activity programme for July and August, which includes what we offer you in this package but also includes all the social activities we offer during July and August.

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Tailor Made Group Courses

Over the last few years inlingua Cheltenham has seen a significant increase in year round group courses specially Tailor Made for the school, college, university or company. The reasons why this has happened is many fold. One of the reasons is that Cheltenham, being in the Heart of England, is a wonderful location for half day and full day excursions with so many towns, cities and places of interest within an hour of the school. A second reason is that we are a relatively large school with 28 classrooms and an equally large host family network of over 500 beds. If you are interested in organising year round groups with us, we are happy to arrange courses to suit your personal requirements. Courses are available for ages from 11 to 65 and for any group size. Children under sixteen will be taught in closed group classes as we are a 16 plus language school. inlingua Cheltenham is a ‘one stop school’ in the sense that we can, if you require, arrange

everything for you on arrival in the country such as, transfers, tuition, accommodation, local transportation, excursions, activities, insurance etc. Alternatively, if you wish, we can offer just a basic package of tuition, transfers and accommodation and leave the rest for you to arrange. We are very flexible and versatile and can work with you to give you the best options for your group. The Tailor Made courses can be designed for any length of time; five days, one week, ten days, two weeks etc. The choice is yours! All programmes are individually priced and unique for that group. Your course can be on a theme, topic or whatever you wish. We are happy to arrange courses to suit your personal requirements. Below are some of the courses we have done during the last year. The list is not exhaustive.

For every 15 students in a group, one group leader receives free accommodation, transport and English lessons.

English & Golf

Flower Arranging

The Cotswolds

Shakespeare

Fashion

Sports & Excursions

Travel & Tourism

Sustainability

The Environment

Sales & Business

Military English

Aviation English

Social Programmes

Excursions

English & Art

Accommodation

Activities and Excursions

We arrange accommodation in host families, twin share or single rooms (supplement applies), on a half board or full board basis (packed lunch during week days). There is a Residential option for those who want to be housed together on a campus.

Options for activities and excursions are detailed in the Social Programme.

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Vocational Programmes Inlingua Cheltenham offers a variety of Vocational courses. These are available throughout the year as an integrated language programme, or as an optional extra while you are working here. There is a core of options, but inlingua Cheltenham can work with you to create your own programme. Below are the main options.

Teacher Training TKT

The Teaching Knowledge Test

Lessons per week

Course Length

Dates

Max Class Size

Minimum Level

40 x 45 min lessons

2 or 4 weeks

March / April / July / August

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IELTS 4.0 or equivalent

The Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) is a test from Cambridge ESOL about teaching English to speakers of other languages. It aims to increase teachers' confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world. This flexible and accessible award will help you to understand: . . . . .

different methodologies for teaching the 'language of teaching' the ways in which resources can be used the key aspects of lesson planning classroom management methods for different needs.

After taking TKT, teachers who want to develop their knowledge further can progress to the Trinity College Cert TESOL

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Who is TKT for?

What does TKT involve?

TKT gives teachers a strong foundation in the core areas of teaching knowledge needed in the English language teaching classroom. It is ideal for all teachers, whatever their background and teaching experience, and is also suitable for people who would like to teach English but do not yet have a teaching position. There are no formal entry requirements. However, anyone wishing to take TKT is strongly advised to have at least an intermediate level of English Level B1 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) — e.g. PET, IELTS band score of 4.

Most teachers are likely to follow a preparation course before taking the test but you can also prepare yourself through your own reading and study, if you prefer. TKT has three core modules. These can be taken together in one e x a m s e s s i o n o r s e p a rately, in any order, over three sessions. Each module consists of a test of 80 objective questions, lasting 80 minutes, which require you to select the correct answer and mark this on a computerised answer sheet.

Module 1 —

Module 2 —

Module 3 —

Language and background to language learning and teaching:

Planning lessons and use of resources for language teaching:

Managing the teaching and learning process:

. describing language and language skills. . planning and preparing a lesson or . teacher s' and learner s' language in the classroom . background to language learning. sequence of lessons . background to language teaching. . selection and use of resources and materials. . classroom management.


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Trinity College London Certificate

Lessons per week

Course Length

Dates

Max Class Size

Minimum Level

40 x 45 min lessons

5 weeks full time

4 Times A Year

12

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent

The Trinity Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL) is a TESOL or TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate designed for those with little or no experience of teaching English. It equips candidates with the basic skills and knowledge needed to take up a first post as an EFL teacher. It gives an introduction to the theory and practice of contemporary English teaching and an insight into the challenges facing the learner and the role of the teacher. The Cert TESOL is accredited in England by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority at Level 4 of the National Qualifications Framework. It is accepted by the British Council as an initial TESOL or TEFL qualification for teachers in its accredited teaching organisations in the UK and in its own teaching operations overseas. Credits are also awarded towards degree programmes offered by the Open University in the UK. This course is available for non-native Teachers of English as long as they have an IELTS level of 7.0 or equivalent and pass the interview conducted by the school’s validated Trinity College Trainer.

Successful trainees will be able to demonstrate the following on completion of the course: a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j.

knowledge of the main phonological, lexical and syntactic features of contemporary English awareness of the learning needs of individuals or groups of learners, and of the motivation of learners in a variety of cultures and environments ability to establish rapport, create and maintain learners’ interest ability to draw up a range of lesson plans with clear and achievable aims, using appropriate methods for learners with various needs ability to manage and stimulate active participation among a class of learners and provide a relevant learning context and learning opportunities in relation to their learning objectives ability to evaluate, use and adapt published material and create simple teaching materials, which may include visual aids, audio, video and information/communications technology broad understanding of the main advantages and disadvantages of various language teaching approaches ability to evaluate their own effectiveness as teachers and to work cooperatively as members of a teaching team or group awareness of the need to continue their professional development as ESOL teachers after training in a teaching post and through private study, further training or participation in professional networking events awareness of the means of identifying a TESOL post after training, including using the media and professional associations, and of the main issues relating to employment in this area that may affect their future security and further professional development.

Assessment Assessment procedures: Assessment for the CertTESOL can be provided only at those organisations whose courses are currently validated by Trinity. Trainees are given clear guidance at the start of every course as to how their w r i t t e n a n d p r a c t i c a l wo r k i s b e assessed. All Trinity validated courses are visited at the end of the course by an independent moderator appointed and trained by Trinity.The moderator talks to all trainees in groups and then individually. Independent assessment: From October 2003, all trainees have been interviewed by the moderator for a period of fifteen minutes to discuss their work for the Materials Assignment (Unit 4). The moderator assesses them as Pass or Refer on this Unit. Trainees must prepare carefully for the interview.

Moderation of other written work: Moderators read a representative sample of all written work produced by trainees, including journals for teaching practice, guided observation, unknown language and the learner. Validated by Trinity College London, this is an internationally recognised qualification that allows teachers to work anywhere in the world. It is the essential qualification for Native Speakers who wish to teach English as a Foreign Language or for Overseas Teachers of English. Minimum age: 18. This intensive course is continually assessed and in the final week students sit a written exam in language awareness and phonology and take par t in a moderation interview

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Teaching Business English

Further Certificate for Teachers of Business English

(FCTBE)

(London Chamber of Commerce and Industry – LCCI) The FCTBE is available as a joint course with the certificate in TESOL over six weeks at a discounted fee. Alternatively you can take the one week course on its own. This course is available for native or overseas Teachers of English. In response to the increase in demand for Business English teachers, we offer a one-week intensive programme. To gain a formal qualification, the course concludes with a written exam paper accredited by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examination Board. Most course participants have, as a minimum, an initial English teaching qualification (such as the Certificate in CertTESOL or CELTA) or a similar qualification from their own country.

Lessons per week

Course Length

Dates

Max Class Size

Minimum Level

40 x 45 min lessons

1 week

7 Times A Year

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IELTS 7.0 or equivalent

The course is split into three key areas: Professional Skills: Including needs analysis, course design ‘feedback and the “client approach”

Materials and Methodology: Authentic materials, classroom teaching groups and one-to-one

Business Concepts/ Practices:

Overview of key concepts in business

"Excellent and wide variety of tasks and activities - a very well balanced diet." - Nathan Lewis

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International Foundation Course

Our unique International Foundation Course is based on the ABE Business Management certificate programme. It is a 24 or 36 week course and consists of the following topics plus IELTS preparation. To gain entr y to the university of your choice you need to successfully pass each of the subject areas below and gain an IELTS 6.0. The Business Management programme incorporates the latest developments in the subject area. Although all of the units have been revised, many retain a similar title. It is also accredited by the UK regulatory authorities for qualifications (QCA, DELLS and CCEA) through ABE. (www.abeuk.org)

The ďŹ ve compulsory subjects for the course are: Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Introduction toBusiness Business Introduction to a. b. c.

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e.

f.

Understand the nature and purpose of business activity. Describe the structure of business. Understand the business objectives of the various stakeholders. Understand the environment within which business operates, and the services available to assist. Define and describe the functional activities within an oganisation and understand the importance of their interdependence. Apply business theory and concepts to practical business problems.

Introduction to Accounting a.

b.

Understand the basic principles of both financial accounting and management accounting and their applications. Acquire the knowledge and techniques in the performance of both financial and management accountancy functions in industry and commerce.

a. b.

c. d. e. f. g.

Apply the rules of numeracy. Carry out basic numerical calculations with or without a calculator. Use elementary algebra. Present and use mathematical data in graphical form. Present and analyse simple business data. Apply statistical analysis to business data. Use the laws of probability.

Facts When do courses start: 36 week course available from: September to June 24 week course available from: January to June Entry Requirements: Aged 17 years old and over. Have matriculated from your own country's education system or have the equivalent of five GCSE passes, including Mathematics. For non-native speaking students, language level required should be one of the following: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent for the 36 week course or IELTS 5.0 or equivalent for the 24 week course. On successful completion of the course you will be able to gain entry to one of the following universities:

Introduction to Business Communication a. b. c. d. e.

Written English. Correspondence. Principles of Communication. Communications Technology. Graphs.

IELTS preparation This par t of the course is designed to take your language level to a minimum of 6.0 by the end of the course, which is acceptable for University.

Birmingham City University University of Hull University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire Oxford Brookes University University of Sheffield University of Portsmouth Dundee University London South Bank University De Montford University University College Birmingham Thames Valley University Anglia Ruskin University

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Work Experience Placement or Internships

Unpaid

If you want to work in companies anywhere in the UK, inlingua Cheltenham can arrange it for you. We offer work experience placements in the following professions:

Accountancy

Catering

Agriculture Business

Business Management

Business Administration

Engineering

Finance

Horticulture

Hotels

Human Resources

Import/Export

Insurance

IT

Marketing

Public Relations

Quality Management

Travel

Tourism

When can you do your WEP Students can star t placements on any Monday throughout the year. Applications should be received at least 6 weeks before the intended placement start date. The minimum length of stay is 6 weeks.

How to apply Please send in a Curriculum Vitae and a Letter of Motivation (1 page) stating what you are looking for and why you are interested in this work. You can take the work alone or combine it with a language programme. Students with a low level of English language e.g. Elementary or Pre-Intermediate may wish to improve their language first. Your understanding of English will affect the type of work a company may offer you, and reduces the choice of companies available for your WEP.

Where can you do your WEP Placements can be anywhere in the UK . We can arrange Host family accommodation for students during their placements.

Please note Work experience placements are unpaid. We can arrange paid work placements only in the Hotel and Catering Service industry, mentioned below.

Work Placement

Paid

If you want paid work in hospitality and catering throughout the UK, inlingua Cheltenham can arrange it for you. We offer paid work placements in hotels and catering for students aged 18+. Students will be paid the minimum wage or above.

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EU Training Programmes inlingua Cheltenham has experience in various EU programmes, the main ones being Leonardo da Vinci and Comenius. These courses are designed for the individual client and are offered as a complete package with accommodation, travel and transfer. Placements can be for any length of time and anywhere in the UK or Ireland. Funding is available in all EU countries and EEA areas as well as many former Eastern European countries. Please ask the EU office in your own countr y which programmes carr y funding and the percentage of fees you are eligible for.

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci is specifically designed for students or trainees who wish to be involved in mobility, trans-national qualifications, training and documentation programmes. inlingua Cheltenham offers work experience placements, training programmes and documentation, and therefore are ideal partners for funded projects. Prospective students need to provide an up-to-date CV plus a letter of motivation.

Comenius COMENIUS focuses on education, primarily supporting school projects for the training of school education staff and educational networks. inlingua Cheltenham offers specialised in-ser vice training programmes for European teachers and trainers of English and other subjects.

Types of courses include:

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Primary School English Teacher Training in English for Specific Purposes Methodology classes for teachers of other subjects Developing Training Materials

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Social Programme

inlingua Cheltenham’s Main School centre offers a full social programme to all students throughout the year. All activities and excursions are organised and led by inlingua Cheltenham staff. In summer, there are 4-5 afternoon and evening activities per week. In winter, there are 2-3 evening activities per week. A full day excursion is run every Saturday, all year round. The Social Programme is run on a pay-as-you-go basis. Students sign up and pay for their participation at Reception. In July and August, students can join our English Extra Summer Programme to enjoy a language and leisure package with 3 afternoon and 3 evening activities, plus a full day excursion every week included in the price.

Our exciting and varied Social Programme oers something for everyone and features the following:

Sport . . . . . . . . . .

Football/Volleyball Tennis Squash Badminton Swimming Bowling Canoeing Cycling in Forest of Dean Horse riding Karting

Culture . . . . . .

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International Food Evening Film Night Ghost Walk Cotswold Tour & Pub (meal) Afternoon Tea at the Queens Hotel Greyhound racing


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Social Programme

Excursions . . . .

London - The Capital The University City of Oxford Bath - the Roman City Warwick Castle and Stratford-upon-Avon The Royal Forest of Dean Cardiff + Big Pit: The Welsh Cultural Tour The Spectacular Cotswolds Tour Out and about in Bristol Ancient Stonehenge and Avebury The Harry Potter Gloucester Tour

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Social . . . . . . .

Quiz Night Disco/karaoke Skittles BBQ Pizza Night Laser Quest Theme Nights

Sample Social Programme (Year Round not summer) Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Laser Quest

International Food Evening

Cotswold Tour

Friday

Saturday Trip to the University City of Oxford

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Accommodation We understand that your accommodation is one of the most important aspects of your stay. It’s no good having a great school if you are not happy to go home in the evening! We have a dedicated Accommodation Officer who is also a qualified Welfare Officer available to help students with any issues relating to their accommodation.

Homestay The best way to take advantage of your stay in England is by living with an English family. This option will really immerse you in English culture and enhance your Social English.

Standard Host families are ideal for group course students. Accommodation is in a single room and with a desk for studying. You will share the rest of the house as a member of the family.

Executive Host families are generally professional people themselves, specially selected for our Executive clients. Executive Homestay is suitable for company clients on one to one and mini group courses. Many of our host families are located within walking distance of the centre. The furthest distance is approximately 20 minutes by bus. Accommodation oered is half board on weekdays and full board at weekends.

Hotels For those clients who prefer to stay in a hotel, Cheltenham offers a wide selection of high class hotel accommodation. The school have negotiated preferential rates for inlingua clients. We will be happy to book the hotel best suited to your needs.

Self-catering This type of accommodation should be requested at the time of application. We cannot always guarantee availability, but we will do our best to find an apartment for you and your family if they are accompanying you on your visit.

Residency inlingua Cheltenham also offers a number of residential serviced or self catering accommodation in the centre of Cheltenham. With this added source of accommodation we can accommodate individuals and groups throughout the year for any of our programmes.

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Distance from Cheltenham by car: London 2 hours Oxford 1 hour Bath 1 hour Bristol 1 hour Stonehenge 1 hour Birmingham 1 hour Cardiff 1 hour Stratford-upon-Avon 45 mins

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BY BUS: National Express coaches arrive in the centre of Cheltenham, five minutes walk from the school. Coaches run from all major airports. There is an excellent direct bus from London Heathrow, which takes approximately 2 hours. National Express bus tickets can be booked on www.nationalexpress.com or can be organised by inlingua Cheltenham (see Brochures + Prices) BY TRAIN: Cheltenham Spa train station is within walking distance of the town and is about 25 minutes from the school. There are regular buses to the town centre and a taxi rank. Train tickets can be bought online at www.nationalrail.co.uk

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BY CAR: We can arrange taxis for you from anywhere in the UK. If you are driving yourself, you can approach Cheltenham from the M5 motorway or the A40. Follow the signs for the town centre (see map below for our location). Car Parking: Because of our location in the town centre, parking space next to the main school building is limited. However there are various local parking facilities nearby.

For further information on the following Executive Business courses please ask for the brochure above:

Crash Intensity One to One Programmes (CIP) Professional Skill Mini Group Programmes (PSP) Combination Programmes (CIP/PSP) Specialist Pre- Dated courses for professional sectors of industry (SPECCIPSP) Tailor Made courses for companies in the UK or beyond

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Cheltenham, Rodney Lodge, Rodney Road, Cheltenham, GL50 1HX England. Tel +44 1242 250493 Fax +44 1242 250495 info@inlingua-cheltenham.co.uk www.inlingua-cheltenham.co.uk

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