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General English, Certificate

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The General English course offered at ECS Scotland is for adults who want to work in a small group with a maximum of 5 students to improve speaking and listening ability in English for work, travel or fun. A small group with only 5 students or less means you can practise English conversation naturally and participate fully in every activity.
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Overview

Programme Highlights

Small groups give you more teacher time as well as more confidence and opportunity to speak in English.

What to expect:

  • discuss a wide range of topics relevant to contemporary life and society
  • develop your general English vocabulary so you can express yourself precisely and confidently in a variety of situations
  • listen to and watch different types of media
  • read various articles so you can extend your knowledge of Scottish and British culture
  • review common grammar problems and extend grammar knowledge
  • improve pronunciation and spoken fluency

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course profile:

  • Topic based vocabulary building and grammar points based on the Common European Framework for Languages
  • Authentic listening material to fine tune listening skills
  • Discussions to improve speaking fluency
  • Writing skills can be covered on request

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • CV
  • Official transcripts/ Credential & Certified Translations 
  • Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

20 hours per week: 

  • 1 - 4 weeks - £365 per week,
  • 5 - 8 weeks - £340 per week,
  • 9 - 12 weeks - £315 per week.

Living costs for Edinburgh

  • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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