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English for Effective Communication part-time classes in Edinburgh

These classes are aimed at Edinburgh’s international residents. They are an opportunity for non-native English speakers to fine-tune their spoken language for everyday life. It is also suitable for practising for an examination with a speaking component (e.g. Cambridge exams, IELTS etc.)

The classes are held once a week on Thursdays from 10.00 - 12.00 or 18.30 - 20.30 over a period of 4 weeks.

Course Profile: Part-time morning or evening class

The course takes place in a small group with a maximum of 5 students, giving you plenty of opportunity to actively participate.

What to expect:

Focus on speaking skills:

  • taking part in conversations
  • turn-taking
  • conversation patterns
  • engaging in small talk
  • telling anecdotes
  • using different registers
  • conversation taboos
  • clarifying
  • cultural aspects of conversation

Enhancing your pronunciation:

  • improving clarity
  • reducing accent

Focus on listening skills:

  • active listening
  • listening habits

Corrective feedback

  • throughout the course from your teacher

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • Once a week for 4 weeks
  • 2 hours per week (course total = 8 hours)
  • Thursdays 10.00 - 12.00 or 18.30 - 20.30
  • Maximum 5 students per group
  • Minimum age 18
  • Average age 28 - 55+

Course Outcomes

  • communicate more effectively in a range of situations
  • feel more confident when speaking English

Prices: Part-time morning or evening class

Course Day & time Course dates 2021 Price per course (GBP)
Job Skills: CV writing & interview practice Mondays
10.00 - 12.00
or
18.30 - 20.30
May: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
June: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
July: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
£125
Business & Work English Tuesdays 18.30 - 20.30 June: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
July: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
£125
Effective Communication speaking & listening Thursdays
10.00 - 12.00
or
18.30 - 20.30
May: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
June: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
July: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
£125

Course: Job Skills: CV writing & interview practice

Day & time: Mondays  / 10.00 ‑ 12.00 / or / 18.30 ‑ 20.30

Course dates 2021: May: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st / June: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th / July: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Price per course (GBP): £125

Course: Business & Work English

Day & time: Tuesdays 18.30 ‑ 20.30

Course dates 2021:  June: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd / July: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Price per course (GBP): £125

Course: Effective Communication speaking & listening

Day & time: Thursdays  / 10.00 ‑ 12.00 / or / 18.30 ‑ 20.30

Course dates 2021: May: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th / June: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th / July: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Price per course (GBP): £125

Courses are held in monthly blocks, i.e. August, September, October, November

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Certificate of Attendance

Course Timetables: Part-time morning or evening class

Part-time English skills classes

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
10:00 12:00 Job Skills: CV writing & interview practice - Effective Communication speaking & listening - - -
18:00 20:00 Job Skills: CV writing & interview practice Business & Work English Effective Communication speaking & listening - - -

Monday

10:00 - 12:00 : 

Job Skills: CV writing & interview practice

18:00 - 20:00 : 

Job Skills: CV writing & interview practice

Tuesday

10:00 - 12:00 : 

18:00 - 20:00 : 

Business & Work English

Wednesday

10:00 - 12:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening

18:00 - 20:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening

Thursday

10:00 - 12:00 : 

18:00 - 20:00 : 

Friday

10:00 - 12:00 : 

18:00 - 20:00 : 

Saturday

10:00 - 12:00 : 

18:00 - 20:00 : 

Class times may be subject to change, please confirm at the time of booking

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