50 Plus English and Culture

Join us on one of our 50+English courses. A great way to spend a week or two practising your English

Our 50 Plus course is for busy professionals or students who are 50 years and over and who would like to spend a short period of up to one or two weeks practising their English in small groups of up to 8 students maximum. The focus of the course is principally on speaking and vocabulary expansion and is especially designed for students with life experience and who are looking for a course with a difference. Our course includes a selection of “talking trips”, interesting class topics and activities in an environment designed to promote fluency and confidence in the English language.

30 hours including 3 afternoon activities plus 1 day trip at the weekend

Designed For

  • Students who are 50 plus and who have a minimum B1 level of English.
  • Working professionals whose principal aim is to practise their speaking and fluency skills.
  • Students with life experience who would like to practise their English in class whilst taking part in interesting and inspiring activities and trips.
  • Closed groups – We can design a very specific and tailored programme according to the group requirements. Please note that incur an increase in price depending on the requirements.
Course Facts 
Course start datesDecember 13th 2021
May 16th 2022
August 15th 2022
Course duration1 or 2 weeks
English levelIntermediate Plus
Class hours15 classroom hours
3 afternoon trips
1 Saturday day trip
Minimum age50 years
Class size8 maximum
Coursebook £NA
School ClosedChristmas Break:
Monday 27th December 2021 to Sunday 2nd January 2022

Price

50 plus English and Culture

Course Runs on selected dates
Start dateNo. of weeksPrice per week
Mondays on selected dates1 week£490
2 weeks£425

Course Structure

50 Plus English and Culture – 30 hours (15 hrs in the classroom and 15 hrs on trips)

Morning classes:

During the mornings students will attend a class. On the first Monday you will be invited to negotiate practise from a task bank of themes and ideas given to you by your teacher. You are also welcome to bring along your own ideas. Each morning is carefully planned by you teacher whose aims are to encourage  “natural” speaking . Some guided practice and attention to linguistic improvement in areas such as grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary will be given on a daily basis. Students will be given a reflection journal and invited to record their daily practice and thoughts.

Afternoon classes:

For three afternoons a week you will take part in a selection of activities and trips and this is an extension of your class. Your teacher or activity guide will accompany you and encourage you to engage in conversation with the group.

Saturday Day trip

The course includes of day trip for each Saturday. This includes a guided tour in the morning and free time in the afternoon.

Sample Timetable

What's Included

What's Included?
Free WiFi access throughout the school
End-of-Course Certificate of Achievement and proof of English level
All tuition
Monthly tutorial with the Director of Studies for students staying for 4 weeks plus
What's not Included in package
Bank charges
Travel and airport transfer
Examination entry fees if required
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