There are different English language courses in London which will help you to improve your English. In addition, there are various exam preparation courses which will prepare you for an English language exam/test. The majority of the schools of English/colleges which offer the best English courses are located in central London. We recommend foreign language General English and Cambridge English courses because they involve grammatical and lexical exercises and cover all four skills: listening, reading, speaking and writing.
General information about different English courses in London
Good English courses involve the use of multimedia such as: Google images, Useful English courses in London involve: General English, Trinity College London Graded Examinations in Spoken English exams, and Cambridge English exams such as: Key English Test (KEY), Preliminary English Test (PET), First Certificate in English (FCE), Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), and The International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Many universities/colleges and work places require their students and potential employees to have passed one of the exams mentioned above.
Youtube film clips, songs from Youtube and debates, conversations, role play situations such as: ordering food in a restaurant, buying food in a supermarket, buying clothes, checking into a hotel, meeting new people at a party, seeing old friends at a school reunion, travelling, buying tickets for the bus / train / plane. General English courses taught at summer schools involve activities such as: art, basketball, disco, football, karaoke, quizzes, bowling, group competitions.
General English courses and Cambridge English language courses include many topics that cover: animals, the environment, family, famous people, food, health, jobs, sports, time, transport, travelling. They also include many grammar topics such as: adjectives, adverbs of frequency, modals, nouns, present simple/continuous, past simple/continuous, future simple/continuous, present perfect simple/ continuous, past perfect simple/ continuous, future perfect simple/ continuous, prepositions, pronouns and verbs. Some General English courses in summer schools involve the use of creative projects. Creative projects can involve: posters, presentations, film making, photography, performing a play, making a magazine.
There are good, effective, reliable English courses in London that will equip students with reading/writing/listening and speaking skills. The good, efficient, organised English language courses in London will benefit students in the long term by helping them to improve their fluency and help them reach higher levels of English which are needed for many jobs and universities.
The Best English courses according to the English level
We recommend the Elementary level courses for those who do not speak English at all. The Elementary level general English course can help people with basic English for various useful situations.
The Pre-Intermediate level courses are for those who are interested in improving their English skills and/or doing the Key English Test’ (KET). At this level, students have the possibility to improve their fluency in English at a faster rate.
The Intermediate level courses are for those interested in improving their English skills and doing the ‘Preliminary English Test’ (PET). This level helps students to master the basics of English. At this level, students can speak and understand English reasonably well although they still may have some problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.
The Upper Intermediate level courses are for those who are interested in taking the First Certificate in English (FCE), which is one of the most important Cambridge exams. At this level, students can communicate without much difficulty.
Advanced level courses are for those who want to communicate with confidence in English for work or study purposes. At this level, students can communicate very well, although they may find it a bit challenging when they are in an unfamiliar situation.
At proficiency level students can take the C2 Proficiency exam, which shows that they have mastered English to an excellent level. They can communicate fluently and accurately using complex vocabulary and structures.
IELTS courses are for those who want to take the IELTS test. There are two types of the IELTS test: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. IELTS Academic is mostly required by universities and colleges, and in skilled jobs whereas IELTS General Training is mostly for visa purposes. You can find an IELTS evening course, if you cannot attend one during the day.
All the Cambridge English exam courses involve practice papers from KET/PET/FCE/CAE/CPE practice paper books. There are full-time morning and afternoon courses. If you work during the day, you can attend part-time English evening courses. Some of them are every evening whereas others are only some evenings such as on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Come and study an English course in London! At Eynsford College we offer all these courses, so if you are interested in one of them, please do not hesitate to contact us.