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General English, English Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 7 days
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In the General English course offered by Meridian School of English, students gain confidence building their vocabulary and improving their pronunciation and grammar by using a variety of media including lessons which are prepared based on the needs of the class.

Classroom-based lessons

Classroom-based lessons provide opportunities for students to work individually, in pairs and in small groups. A certificate is awarded at the end of the course.

Students will

  • Learn new vocabulary.
  • Improve understanding of English grammar and tenses.
  • Get lots of practice by using everyday ‘functional’ English.
  • Develop the core language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Receive regular assessments to ensure improvement throughout the course.
  • Meet people from other countries and cultures.
  • Make real progress and have a lot of fun!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Beginning every Monday.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 7 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Activities included:

  • Orientation walks around the city
  • English conversation club
  • Culture club
  • Social evenings in traditional English pubs
  • Live music and karaoke
  • Bowling evenings and pool competitions
  • Shopping trips
  • Evening meals at recommended local restaurants
  • Optional weekend excursions for example, London, Stonehenge,
  • Oxford, Tintagel and St Ives (bookable in advance).

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • All levels of ability from A1 to C2 (CEFR scale) aged 16 or over.
  • Students under the age of 16 can be accepted as part of a Closed Group.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    245 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 245 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
  • EU/EEA

    245 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 245 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
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  • 15hrs: £245/Weekly
  • 23hrs: £295/Weekly

Living costs

  • Portsmouth, United Kingdom

    710 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Plymouth, United Kingdom

    731 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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