General English Combination Course

General English in a group (23 hrs) plus 5 hours of 1 to 1 tuition. The student can practise their communication skills in a class environment and yet also focus on their individual needs.
Availability: All year round
Level: Elementary to Advanced
Maximum Class Size: 12
Minimum Age: 16

“Progress and attainment are excellent. The high quality of teaching reflects the aims of the school. Students develop increasing levels of knowledge and understanding and are able to apply their newly acquired skills in using the English language.”
(Taken from the Devon School's ISI Report 2012)

  • 28 hours of lessons a week -23 hours General English plus 5 hours one to one tuition.
  • Five hours of one-to-one tuition per week can focus on specific language areas.
  • Enjoyable lessons with experienced and qualified teachers
  • Small General English class sizes (maximum of 12 students)
  • Weekly start dates throughout the year
  • one-to-one lessons from 15.45 to 17.00
  • Student counselling available
  • End of course certificate and recommendations for future study

The flexibility of this course is particularly suited to clients who wish to maximise their progress in General English in a short time, whilst also devoting time to specific language areas.

The one-to-one element of a General English combination course may be used for exam preparation, a specific language function, to reinforce certain grammar points or simply to boost fluency and conversation skills.

We will send you a needs analysis document in advance of your course, for you to tell us your specific objectives and to help us plan your course and select the teacher with the most appropriate expertise and experience. Your teacher will work closely with you to ensure that you derive the maximum benefit from these sessions.

A combination course offers a balance of study which allows students to learn and practise their English communication skills in a class environment and yet at the same time, to focus on individual needs and objectives in a more personalised and intensive setting.

Take the FREE ONLINE ENTRANCE TEST to check your present level.

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Please be advised, there is an £8 fee added to all transactions to cover international bank charges. A non-refundable enrolment fee of £77 applies to all course bookings, plus a £41 accommodation booking fee. If you have any other questions, please CONTACT US and we will do our best to help.


Please note: If you are under 18 booking on a General English 15 hour course, you will be at school and supervised Monday to Friday from 09:00 until 12:30. If you are booking on a English 23 hour course you will be in school from 09:00 until 15:30 Monday to Thursday, finishing on Friday at 12:30. Outside of these periods, and during the 30 minute morning coffee break and 60 minute lunch break, you will not be supervised and will have free time in the afternoons after lessons, in the evenings and at weekends.

We do provide information and support for the students on staying safe in their free time, and a wide range of afternoon and evening activities and day trips at weekend are organized by the school – students need to book and pay for these individually. There are full day excursions organized at the weekends, and students can book and pay for these during the week. It is also possible by arrangement for you to join some of the activities of our teenager school which runs in parallel (again on a pay-as-you-go basis).

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