Who is this course (English for Adults) for?
This 30+ Adult English course was designed with the more mature learner in mind. It caters for you, who has different learning objectives to younger students, either for professional or personal reasons.
What will I learn?
In the morning, you will join a general English class appropriate to your level to ensure that you continue to receive the language input you need to make steady progress with your current ability. You will learn the grammar and vocabulary necessary for you to progress in your English using a tried and tested syllabus, adapted where necessary for the individual needs of the students in the class.
Then, in the afternoon you will join the dedicated 30+ module where you will study with over-30s of intermediate level and above. As well as improving your language skills, you will engage in a range of important topics from British politics to current affairs and arts, to name a few. The syllabus of the class is negotiated for a more personalised approach, which allows students some input on what they wish to cover week by week.
Regular speakers with Q&A sessions for authentic speaker interaction. Guests have included museum curators, journalists, actors and entrepreneurs.
30+ Adult English Course (English for adults) One Week Outline
|Vocabulary: Phrasal verbs of news events and politics.||Vocabulary and Grammar: Differences between general and headline English.||Reading: Summarising a news story from the Evening Standard newspaper Writing Homework: Get a copy of a free London newspaper and write a summary of a news story||Listening: Following television news, intonation patterns, and commonly used signpost phrases||Speaking: Group discussion about coverage in the media. Expressing Opinion with accuracy.|
Negotiated syllabus where teachers will select and adapt materials to suit class and individual learner’s needs.
What will I achieve?
Have met and learnt with like-minded individuals
Have gained increased confidence in your General English skills
Be able to gain skills in your specialised area of expertise
Have decided on topics and pace that suited your individual needs
What can I do next?
Use your new English skills for work, travel or further study
Polish your English skills further with our Business English and Conversation Modules
Timetable - 25 lessons per week (You will need to attend Morning classes + Module 1 and 2)
General English (9:00am – 11:50am) 15 lessons (20 mins break included)
30+ Module 1 (12:30-1:20pm) 5 lessons
30+ Module 2 (1:30-2:20pm) 5 lessons