Test your English

Academic Semester/Year

Would you prefer a highly structured, long-term study plan?

 

Take a deep dive into the English language

Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. You will develop fluency, accuracy and appropriate uses of English across all four language skills. You will benefit from excellent guidance, monitoring and feedback throughout this course. As your English and your confidence improve, you will broaden your horizons and gain a huge advantage in your chosen career or education.

Studying abroad will also give you incredible experiences. You will challenge yourself, become more independent and make lasting international friendships.

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Academic Semester/Year

Choose from three course levels: General English, Semi-Intensive English, and Intensive English. Each level can be tailored to help you achieve fluency while challenging yourself and developing life-long friendships.

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Reach your potential

Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. This programme is for students who study for 24 weeks or more.

True language immersion

You will develop fluency, accuracy and appropriate uses of English across all four language skills. You will benefit from excellent guidance, monitoring and feedback throughout this course.

Free language workshops

Free language workshops take place in an informal setting and give you more opportunities to practice your language skills. Expect interesting lectures, topical conversation sessions and pronunciation practice.

Social Activities

Social activities will take you to some of the most lively and interesting areas of the city you choose to study in. Enjoy everything from city tours, the arts, sports, dining, and nightlife.

This course is perfect if your level is between Beginner and Advanced, and you want to enter university or pursue a Master's degree.

As a professional, this course will help put you  at a clear advantage in the workplace and  expand your career opportunities. Or, if you want to take a worthwhile sabbatical and learn English before continuing your education or career, this is the course  for you.

Available: all year

Lessons per week: 20 (15 hours), 24 (18 hours), 30 (22.5 hours)

Lesson length: 45 minutes per lesson

Level: all levels

Course duration: 24 weeks minimum

Starts: every Monday

Take an additional four or 10 Special Focus lessons each week to make further progress and tailor your studies to your specific areas of interest.

Class offerings will vary across EC schools, but there will always be classes to suit your language level and interests, such as:

  • English in the City

    Experience the local dialects, history and famous sights, all while improving your English. Learn more about your host city.

  • English for Work

    Develop the fluency, accuracy and the specific communication skills you need to advance confidently in your chosen career.

  • Global Career Development

    Gain valuable in-depth insights into the key parts of a company and the secrets to what makes it succeed.

  • Get Talking

    Develop confidence, practise your speaking skills and develop fluency as you focus on learning through conversation.

  • Survival English

    Develop a practical understanding of English at different levels and activate your new language in everyday situations.

  • Grammar in Real Context

    Take a closer look at how the English language is structured, with a focus on relevance and appropriateness.

  • A World of Words

    Gain inspiration and vocabulary to learn about and discuss world issues and global geography.

  • Write Now

    Improve your skills in writing for different audiences, using appropriate language and style.

As soon as you book your Academic Year course, your learning journey begins:

  1. Access EC Online from home to start your journey, test your starting level and get prepared
  2. Arrive at EC, settle in, and meet your teachers, support staff and classmates
  3. Follow a robust curriculum to achieve measurable results across all English language skills
  4. Log your progress, assess your strengths and weaknesses and personalise your path with EC Advance
  5. Receive continual guidance, monitoring and feedback from your teachers
  6. Assess your finishing level, and receive a certificate validated by Oxford University Press
  7. Continue to benefit from EC Online for three months after you leave

EC Online

EC Online is a personalised study tool and a powerful learning companion available to you  throughout your EC journey. You will have access to EC Online as soon as you receive your booking confirmation.

With EC Online you can:

  1. Access study materials to start learning before you leave home
  2. Complete your placement test before you arrive (saving you time on your first day)
  3. Fill in the pre-arrival survey so we can better understand your needs and expectations

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Real Outcomes

We believe in giving our students the knowledge and tools they want and need to thrive, be it academically or professionally. With continuous guidance, monitored progress, and optimised learning through EC Online, your success is guaranteed.

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