Lexis School of English

General English 21

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Accommodation Homestay / Residence / Hotel / Self-catering

Price Range £174.00 per week - £311.00 per week

Price Includes 21 hours English lessons, regular reviews, progress tests, needs analysis

Beginners Beginners Welcome

Class Size 16 maximum

Course Length 1 weeks - 48 weeks

Town / City & Region London , London

Tuition Style Group

Tuition Hours Per Week 21.0

Ages 16 - 99

Course Type General

Other Information

This is a full time, immersion English language courses and you will be in class every day; listening to, practising and speaking English. The courses were designed to give you confidence in communicating in an English speaking environment. You will also have time to explore and enjoy London with Lexis or independently and even visit other UK cities at the weekends.

Reading

  • Reading for gist i.e to understand the general meaning of a text
  • Reading for specific detail
  • Understanding different kinds of text e.g. emails, letters, text messages, articles, reports, reviews, instructions

 

Writing

  • Writing different kinds of text e.g. emails, letters, text messages, articles, reports, reviews, instructions
  • Using the appropriate style / register i.e. formal vs informal language
  • Organising your text so it is easy to read
  • Expressing your ideas so that the reader can understand what you want to say

 

Listening

  • Listening for gist i.e. to understand the general meaning
  • Listening for specific detail
  • Understanding different accents
  • Understanding meaning according to general intonation and sentence stress

 

Speaking

  • Everyday conversation
  • Talking about various topics e.g. family, interests, work, home, travel and study
  • Giving presentations
  • Asking and answering questions

 

Vocabulary

  • Vocabulary for talking about yourself, your family, home, job, studies etc.
  • Idiomatic expressions & slang
  • Formal vs informal vocabulary
  • Understanding and using phrasal verbs

 

Grammar

  • The English tense system
  • Countable and uncountable nouns
  • Understanding and using prepositions correctly
  • Modality in formal and informal context
  • Conditionals

 

Pronunciation

  • Understanding British English pronunciation
  • Word stress and Word linking
  • Silent letters – British English is full of them
  • Sounds and spelling
  • Intonation in different types of sentences and questions
  • Intonation for different purposes e.g. to express different emotions
  • Introduction to other types of English pronunciation

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