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English for Effective Communication in Edinburgh

This is a speaking and listening course for people who want to improve their spoken fluency and active listening skills in English.

Learn to communicate successfully with people from other cultures and in a range of everyday and work scenarios.

This course is suitable for students looking for a general English course. The course takes place at our training centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Course Profile: Group course

Reflecting real world and workplace multi-level communication scenarios, learn how to communicate effectively across cultures and differing levels of English.

Please note this is a multi-level course for B1 to C1 participants.

What to expect:

  • Practise your conversation and communication skills, including; turn-taking, interaction patterns, listening habits, and small talk
  • Carry out discussion, problem-solving, and presentation tasks
  • Learn about cross-cultural theory and how your cultural characteristics are different from those of other nationalities and how this affects communication
  • Discuss customs and traditions and what we can learn from stereotypes
  • Fine tune your listening skills using a variety of authentic listening resources
  • Receive corrective feedback on your English language skills to help improve your fluency and accuracy

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • maximum 5 students per group
  • Multi-level B1 - C1
  • 1 week, 20 hours
  • Average age of group 30 - 55+

Prices: Group course

Intensive group course dates Price (GBP) per week + 5 hours 1-to-1 + 10 hours 1-to-1
2nd - 6th May 2022 £450 £675 £880
6th - 10th June 2022 £450 £675 £880
4th - 8th July 2022 £450 £675 £880
5th - 9th September 2022 £450 £675 £880
3rd - 7th October 2022 £450 £675 £880
7th - 11th November 2022 £450 £675 £880
5th - 9th December 2022 £450 £675 £880

2nd - 6th May 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

6th - 10th June 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

4th - 8th July 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

5th - 9th September 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

3rd - 7th October 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

7th - 11th November 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

5th - 9th December 2022

Price (GBP) per week: £450

+ 5 hours 1-to-1: £675

+ 10 hours 1-to-1: £880

*Please note this is a multi-level course for B1 to C1 participants. Private group courses for companies or groups travelling together can be held on different dates, please contact us.

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Tea/Coffee at break
  • WiFi
  • Use of self-study material
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Personal language report

Course Timetables: Group course

English for Effective Communication 20 hours group (+ 5 or 10 hours 1-to-1 optional)

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Introduction Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 13:30 Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class -
14:30 15:45 1-to-1 5hrs (optional) 1-to-1 5hrs (optional) 1-to-1 5hrs (optional) 1-to-1 5hrs (optional) - -
14:30 16:30 1-to-1 10hrs (optional) 1-to-1 10hrs (optional) 1-to-1 10hrs (optional) 1-to-1 10hrs (optional) 1-to-1 10hrs (optional) -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Introduction

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Communication based group class

14:30 - 15:45 : 

1-to-1 5hrs (optional)

14:30 - 16:30 : 

1-to-1 10hrs (optional)

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Communication based group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Communication based group class

14:30 - 15:45 : 

1-to-1 5hrs (optional)

14:30 - 16:30 : 

1-to-1 10hrs (optional)

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Communication based group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Communication based group class

14:30 - 15:45 : 

1-to-1 5hrs (optional)

14:30 - 16:30 : 

1-to-1 10hrs (optional)

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Communication based group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Communication based group class

14:30 - 15:45 : 

1-to-1 5hrs (optional)

14:30 - 16:30 : 

1-to-1 10hrs (optional)

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Communication based group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Communication based group class

14:30 - 15:45 : 

14:30 - 16:30 : 

1-to-1 10hrs (optional)

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

14:30 - 15:45 : 

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Please check your course confirmation letter for your specific course times. Occasionally course times may need to change.

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