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Whether you join us for the General English Course during semester time, or for our Summer School, your learning will be divided into the following modules:


We offer fifteen one-hour classes per week, studying in a small group with other students (usually around twelve to twenty people) and organised according to the English levels, from elementary to advanced. The classes are communicative, interactive, and engaging, and focus on general English grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing, speaking and listening, and pronunciation. Classes are held in the morning and early afternoon, with social activities and trips most afternoons and evenings, and on weekends. You will continue to practise your English while participating in sports events, games, concerts, competitions, and worship sessions.

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English Language Reading and Writing Speaking and Listening British Culture Creative Communication Tutorials Individual Study Time

The content of modules is adapted to your level of English to best support your learning. ENGLISH LANGUAGE (7 HOURS/WEEK)

These classes focus on improving your understanding and command of English vocabulary, structure and grammar. They also address the four skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening. SPEAKING AND LISTENING (3 HOURS/WEEK)

These classes develop your oral communication skills through listening assignments, conversation tasks, and presentations. BRITISH CULTURE (1 HOUR/WEEK)

Peek into the past and present realities of life in the UK as you put into practice what you’ve learned in language classes.


These classes focus your comprehension and composition skills, and provide opportunities to address different texts and practise various forms of writing. CREATIVE COMMUNICATION (1 HOUR/WEEK)

You will be challenged to practise your English and develop your general communication skills through different creative group projects, ranging from visual arts and video, to drama and cooking. You will work together with students of different English ability levels and learn through teamwork, intercultural communication, critical and creative thinking. TUTORIALS

As your teachers want to provide the best environment to help you learn and develop, they will also arrange for some one-to-one meetings with you to discuss your progress and provide help where you most need it. INDIVIDUAL STUDY TIME

If you want to improve your language skills significantly, just working along in class is not enough. This means that you are expected to set aside some time for independent work outside the classroom – completing your homework assignments, revising what has been covered in class, and taking time to practise. 109

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Newbold Prospectus 2020/21  

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The official College Prospectus for the academic year 2020/21