GENERAL ENGLISH COURSE (20 lessons/week)
Whatever your reasons for learning English, all students need a solid base and our General English programmes provide you with that. Our courses help to develop all four skills of the English Language: reading, writing, listening and speaking, with a focus on improving your ability to communicate clearly and effectively. This morning course is combined with afternoon lessons, which cover the topics of English for Travel and Tourism (description below). Benefits of general English course to you:
- Extend your vocabulary
- Increase your fluency
- Become more accurate
- Communicate in English more easily
- Understand more of the world around you
ENGLISH FOR TRAVEL AND TOURISM (5 lessons/week)
Explore the ever growing world of travel and tourism in its many forms in one the most visited destinations on the planet – London! This module practices commonly-used language and enhances communication skills in context, delivering excellent preparation for work in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. The grammatical structures and vocabulary of a range of topics is covered, including role-plays, case studies and projects - all help students work towards real language progress in this field. Training is delivered in small group or individual classes that are combined with General English (description above). This course is ideal for anyone interested in – or already working in – an English speaking environment in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality sectors. Benefits of the course:
- Improve confidence and fluency when using English in a professional capacity
- Focus on your personal learning goals
- Find out more about UK companies and their working practices at home and overseas
- Network with other Travel students and professionals from around the world
- Vocabulary: Listen to a song about money and study the words and phrases.
- Speaking: Discuss shopping and work using the vocabulary, sharing ideas and opinions
- Grammar: Present perfect & past simple. Compare and contrast, focus on the uses of each type of tense.
- Speaking: "The Money Questionnaire" - Have you ever sold anything online
- Speaking: Ways of advertising and selling holidays. Tailoring language to attract different types of customers.
- Listening: A travel agency selling a package holiday.
- Reading: "The Sales Process"
- Reading: "My Life Without Money" - read and discuss the life of a woman who doesn’t use money.
- Pronunciation: Numbers, percentages, currencies.
- Listening: Students listen to a new bulliten containing financial, business, and numerical information and try to take notes.
- Speaking: Students explain facts and figures to their partner, eg: the population of their town.
- Vocabulary: Sales terminology, eg: benefits, convince, consultant, browse.
- Listening: Enrolling a new customer to a travel agency.
- Listening and Speaking: Students discuss changes in their lives and changes they'd like to make. They listen to a woman describing her life and take notes.
- Grammar: Present perfect continuous with for/since. Pronunciation: Sentence stress. eg.: "She's been working in Italy since October."
- Speaking: Students describe activities they do and how long they've been doing them for/since - extra focus on when you can and cannot use the "continuous" form.
- Grammar: Open and closed question types.
- Speaking: Investigating a client's needs and making recommendations based on these.
- Writing: Completing an initial enquiry form.
- Reading: Students read about how a holiday can change their lives and discuss the story.
- Vocabulary & Pronunciation: Students look at different types of adjectives, eg.: small/tiny, hungry/starving.
- Grammar: Present perfect continuous - student look at how the tense is used to discuss recent actions. eg.: "I've been working all morning so I'll take a break
- Roleplay: Students roleplay situations given using the vocabulary and grammar.
- Reading: An interview with a travel agent, analysing a text for new vocabulary.
- Listening: A product presentation for "Australia Tours".
- Vocabulary: Making suggestions and giving advice.
- Writing: "A nightmare journey" - the class discusses what can go wrong when travelling. We look at how to organize a story into paragraphs. Students write a short story, either real or fictional, and tell it to their groups.
- Review: The class takes a short test, the week's topics are reviewed with a combination of discussions, games, and team quizzes given by the teacher to ensure students retain the grammar and vocabulary of the class.
- Reading: The impact of the internet on tourism.
- Speaking: Recommend and attempt to sell a package holiday in a roleplay with a class partner.
Przykładowe zajęcia dodatkowe:
bowling, ice scating
art and craft workshops, boat cruises, city tour/walk, conversation practice, disco, guided city tours, guided walks, pub and restaurant evenings, quizzes, tea-tasting, make-up workshops
Brighton *, Oxford *, Cambridge *, Canterbury *, Winchester *
* zajęcia dodatkowo płatne