General English - Communicate School

Course Benefits

  • Develop your speaking, listening and conversational skills
  • Communicate more confidently
  • Use correct grammar
  • Improve your pronunciation
  • Improve writing skills
  • Learn the fundamentals to prepare for our exam preparation courses
  • Minimum 30 different nationalities in the school at any one time

General English courses will improve a wide range of skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar.  

Our qualified teachers use communicative teaching methods to provide energetic and fun lessons.

Key Details

Group Size

Average 9 (maximum 15)


16 +

Note for adults: junior students may also be present in the school.


Beginner to Advanced (A1 to C1)

Course Length

minimum – 1 week
maximum – no maximum

Lessons Per Week - 1 lesson is 50 minutes

FULL TIME STUDY – 5 days per week

  • 15 hours (18 lessons) / week – on average 3h per day
  • 20 hours (24 lessons) / week – on average 4h per day
  • 25 hours (30 lessons) / week – on average 5h per day

PART TIME STUDY – 2 or 3 days per week

  • 5, 7.5 or 12.5 hours per week (6, 9 or 15 lessons / week)

Start Date

Any time – Continuous enrolment

Teaching Method

Communicative Language Teaching with extra focus on speaking


* Full-time courses are normally between 9 am and 2:30 pm. Times of your classes may depend on your level. We will give you exact times after your level assessment.



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What our English course students say...
  • “"What I like most about the school is the activities and the people. The quality of studying here is great. I started at Elemetary level 10 months ago and I finished at Upper-Intermediate level."”

    Osama, Saudi Arabia

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  • “"I have made new friends in class. After class, sometimes we have an activity like 'Conversation Club' or bowling. The nightlife is great, as is the football."”

    Kang, South Korea

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  • “The teachers always have time to explain if I have any self-doubts. I don't feel afraid to ask the teachers because they show us that they are here to teach us and help with everything and not just learning English but everything like, ‘how can I get a bus?’ ‘How can I get to somewhere?’ So not just academic things.”

    Débora, Brazil

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  • “When I came to the school, I didn't know anyone but they helped me to find new friends to do activities with and to improve my English skills. I was scared of talking with people, but now I can speak without fear. ”

    Yousef, Saudi Arabia

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  • “The support team are perfect, every single issue or problem - they will solve it.”

    Mohanad, Saudi Arabia

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  • “"I have improved my English. Now I feel more comfortable and confident to speak English and the teachers are very nice and friendly."”

    Jirapat, Thailand

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Murray House
85 Piccadilly
M1 2DA


+44 (0)161 2358 480