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Academic Year

Academic english course for adults Southampton
Our flexible Academic Year programmes allow you to choose from our range of group courses and create your own programme of study.

You will have a course tutor who will monitor your progress and help to create the perfect programme for you, depending on your level, your reasons for studying English and your aims.

Why Choose Academic Year?
It’s ideal if you want:
- a flexible, long-term course
- a variety of General, Business and Academic English
- the option to take more than one IELTS course

Academic Year Programme

33 weeks (15 hours per week)

Academic Year Plus

33 weeks (22.5 hours per week)

Hours per week: 15 or 22.5

Course length: 33 weeks

All levels from Elementary (A1) to Advanced (C1)

Ages: 16+

Max. students per class: 12 (13 in IELTS)

Start dates: any Monday (see timetable)

Time Lesson
09.30 – 11.00 1st Lesson
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30 – 13.00 2nd Lesson
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 3rd Lesson (Academic Year Plus only)
More information

Teaching days are Monday to Friday. Your timetable will normally be as below.

9.30 – 13.00 for Academic Year Programme (15 hours per week)
9.30 – 15.30 for Academic Year Plus (22.5 hours per week)

However, at busy times, particularly summer, your lessons can be any time between 9.30 and 17.30, and your timetable may vary from week to week.

* Please note:  the school is open for classes every week from Monday to Friday except on the following days: UK Public Holidays 2020: 10 April, 13 April, 8 May, 25 May, 31 August
Christmas Closure 2020-21: the school closes on 19 December 2020 and reopens on 4 January 2021

Your First Day

On your first day, you will meet our staff and we will give you a written and oral placement test. We will also provide you with a Welcome Pack, explain important information about the school, and take you on a tour of the city.

Learning with Lewis School

Our approach to teaching and learning is at the heart of our success as a school, and your success as a language learner. We’d like to tell you about what makes us different and special.

About Your Lessons

Want to know more about your learning programme at the Lewis School? Here is our quick guide to everything from homework to changing classes.

Academic Year Programme Academic Year Plus
£4880 £6496
15 hours per week 22.5 hours per week
33 weeks 33 weeks
Enrolment fee: £65 Enrolment fee: £65
Courses available:
General English
IELTS Examination Course
IELTS Short Course
Courses available (15 hours):
General English
IELTS Examination Course
IELTS Short Course
Courses available (7.5 hours):
General English
Business English
Spelling & Writing for Arabic Speakers


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