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Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (IELTS alternative)

Language Courses £270 per week

Language Courses + Homestay from £405 per week

HOURS PER WEEK

Any Monday (main intake in September)

Average 18, maximum 20

MINIMUM AGE
COURSE LENGTH
ENTRY LEVEL
CLASS SIZE

16 years old

Intermediate and above

25

TIMETABLE

Monday - Friday with morning and afternoon classes

LESSON HOURS

90-minute lessons

START DATES

8 week minimum

Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (IELTS Alternative) in Birmingham

This course is designed to prepare you for academic life in the UK. It will help you to improve your all-round English ability, plus the academic skills you need for writing assignments, critical thinking, engaging in discussion, listening and note-taking in lectures and reading academic texts.

As well as developing English language skills the course aims to help you settle into UK life by increasing your awareness of British culture.

Once you've completed the course, you'll be ready to take on your degree with confidence at one of the language centres partner univeristies.

We can organise your English course and your accommodation.

We can help you apply for the right English course.
Contact the friendly team at Warm Welcome, and we will be happy to get you started.

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PRE-SESSIONAL ENGLISH FAQ

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A PRE-SESSIONAL ENGLISH COURSE?

  • An engaging and interactive learning environment 
  • Encouragement to find your voice and express your ideas and opinions in group discussions, debates and presentations
  • Study skills including note-taking, research methods and referencing sources
  • Ongoing and final assessment to track progress and achievement
  • Qualified teachers who know how to get the best from you
  • Pathway to a UK university

WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF THIS COURSE?

The pre-sessional course aims to:
  • Prepare you for your degree programme with the support of experienced tutors
  • Develop your Academic English and study skills
  • Build your confidence so that you're able to effectively take notes in lectures, engage in discussion with your classmates, write reports, research your subject, and reference your sources

WHAT LEVEL IS THIS COURSE?

  • This course is for students with a minimum B1 Intermediate level of English/IELTS 4.5

WHO SHOULD APPLY FOR THIS COURSE?

  • If you're an international student looking for an alternative to IELTS as a pathway into higher education in the UK, then the Pre-Sessional English for Academic Purposes course is right for you.
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Where You Can Study

WHERE TO STAY

Let Us Organise Your Accommodation

Language Courses + Homestay from £325 per week

Warm Welcome are THE homestay providers in Birmingham. Why not stay with a host/host family to  improve your English speaking skills even more? We have a network of wonderful homestay hosts across Birmingham, and we can arrange your homestay in conjunction with your language course.

  • A range of homestay accommodation across Birmingham
  • Improve your English language skills by speaking with a host/host family each day
  • Homestay locations easy-access to each language centre in Birmingham
  • We visit and inspect each and every homestay in accordance with British Council regulations and UK law
  • Different options to suit every budget and food preference (vegetarian, vegan, halal)
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