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English in the City in London

If you are looking to develop fluency, target core skills, and truly experience your destination through its language, this dynamic course is your gateway to practical use of English.

This Special Focus Programme combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on language study inspired by your destination, for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning.

Students enrolled in this course visit a number of fascinating locations, from stunning museums and inspiring galleries to successful local businesses and charming neighbourhoods all over the city.

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Reasons to take this course

  • You want an experiential programme that gives you opportunities to interact with local people.
  • You want to learn about the history and culture of the city.
  • You want to learn English for everyday situations.
Available All year
Hours per week 22.5 hours
Intensity 20 General English lessons + 10 English in the City lessons 
1 lesson 45 minutes
Minimum age 16
Length Minimum 1 week
Starts Every Monday
Class size Maximum 14
Level All levels

Expectations

Real immersion

Get outdoors and learn English while directly experiencing the sights and spirit of your chosen destination. This is a unique, natural and authentic way to use and improve your English. Practise your English with local people in real situations.

Core English

This course builds your General English skills, and focuses on the language you will need in everyday situations. So in future, wherever you are, you will be able to express yourself clearly and confidently. Improve your speaking, listening and writing.

Special focus

Your 10 weekly themed English in the City lessons will include:

  • Classwork
  • Class outings
  • Guest speakers
  • Visit to local places of interest
  • Interesting and practical topics

Themed lessons

Structured classroom study will also support each theme, with themes changing weekly. These could include: 'Business English - Tours of Local Businesses', 'Describing Art & Culture - Museum Tours', 'Talk like a Local - Neighbourhood Visits', and 'The Language of Sports - Stadium Visits'.

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  • Blanka

    Blanka

    studied at EC London

    I was in London preparing my PhD application. I chose EC because unlike my previous school, I heard no negative comments aboutEC! Last year, I took General English and was very satisfied so I came back this year to take the CPE Preparation Course. I believe I improved a lot ...

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  • Francesca Chilemi

    Francesca Chilemi

    studied at EC London

    I have been at EC London for two weeks. I would recommend EC London because I like the people who work in this school. They are friendly, organised and patient. I like London because the streets are very clean andpeaceful, unlike Rome, which is a very crazy city! I like ...

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