English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Online is designed to help you improve your overall English language level and develop skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. The course will help you improve your knowledge and understanding of English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, for personal, professional or academic use.

Our General English Online programme is aimed at:

  • those preparing to take English Language qualifications, e.g. IELTS;
  • those aiming to reach the required level of English to continue studying at The College, or at a UK University.
  • those looking to improve their ability to communicate in English

Our courses include:

  • 15 study hours per week - face-to -face interactive classes on Zoom (Monday - Friday 09:00- 12:00 UK time)
  • packages of 6, 9 or 15 hours per week is available to meet your preferences (6hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 09:00- 12:00 UK time. 9 hours:Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 09:00- 12:00 UK time)
  • pre-intermediate through to advanced levels (subject to numbers)
  • an average of 12 students per class
  • fully qualified UK-based teachers with experience to deliver online classes
  • access to free optional extension activities for self study

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On completion of this course you could progress onto either, Intensive English or a suitable level 3 programme, or Higher Education.

International students have a choice of internationally recognised General and Academic English examinations: the most popular with our students is IELTS.  If you wish to take an IELTS test, please go to http://www.ielts.org for fees and other important information concerning studying in the UK.

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

For these courses you must be aged 16 years or older.

When you apply for the course you will asked to complete a short English language test, which will determine the level of class you will start your studies at. The level of English you finish your course at will depend on how long you are studying for, how hard you study and your own personal progression.

If you are already settled and living in the UK, and wish to learn English as a secondary language please contact ESOL department for ESOL course (English for Speakers of Other Languages) on:+44 1202 205151.

 

Course costs

Costs 

The international fees for 15 hours a week are £130 per week plus one -off payment of £35 for study materials. Please contact Internationl Operations for more details: international@bpc.ac.uk

 

 

Course content

Course Content 

General English Online classes cover reading, writing, speaking (including pronunciation), listening, grammar and vocabulary practice.

In addition to the content specific to every level, the course also include:

  • multi-media learning: texts, video, interactive exercises
  • study skills that will help you continue to learn outside the classroom
  • pronunciation skills
  • weekly tutorial
  • lessons about British culture
  • exam skills
  • work-related topics (for example, understanding job adverts) and skills (CV writing, presentation skills, interpersonal skills)
  • oral presentation skills which will help in future jobs and if you go on to study at university

In your online lessons you will be asked to be active and participate in a variety of activities (e.g. grammar exercises, pair and group work, communication, self and peer correction, oral presentations and exam preparation). It is important that you ask questions when you do not understand an idea that is brought up in class. You will also be able to give feedback on your classes and tell us if you want additional topics or activities.

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Any Monday during term time except for UK Bank Holidays. Any duration (2 weeks minimum)

Duration 

2 Weeks

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

Bournemouth & Poole College

More about the course 

The international fees for 15 hours a week are £130 per week plus one-off payment of £35 for study materials.

For more details please contact International Office+44 1202 205161, by email: international@bpc.ac.uk  or visit our international section:

https://www.thecollege.co.uk/international

 

 

 

 

Duration 

2 Weeks

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

Bournemouth & Poole College