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The ACADEMIC ENGLISH PROGRAMME IS A FULL-TIME INTENSIVE COURSE, DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO DO NOT MEET THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS TO PROGRESS DIRECTLY a course at CSVPA

As a student, you will develop your skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking. You will learn new vocabulary and a basic understanding of grammar, and how to use them in both academic and everyday situations. This programme also provides an introduction to language used the creative arts, and opportunities to develop your critical thinking skills.

On joining the programme you will be placed according to your initial level of English, so you will be in the class most suited to your needs. To make the best use of your time and to get the most ouf of this course, you are expected to speak English at all times and complete at least 10 hours of self-study each week.


Focus Areas of the course

Academic English language

vocabulary | grammar | essay construction | critical thinking | note-taking | study skills


Communication Skills

interaction with classmates | discussion | conversation techniques | presentations


Cultural Familiarisation

living and studying in the UK | opportunities for trips to galleries and museums


Projects and assignments

different projects | pair and group work


Confidence building required for further study

IELTS exam preparation | strategies and practice tests
 


 

English Language Lecturers