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General English

General English Course in Southampton
Our General English course is designed to give you a solid foundation in English and develop your ability to communicate.

It is suitable for students of all levels from Elementary (A1) to Advanced (C1), but please note it is not suitable for complete beginners.
Our syllabus is specially designed so you can start any week. Lessons cover speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, plus grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and study skills, with topics changing weekly.
We do not follow a coursebook but instead use a wide range of teaching resources, and we provide you with all lesson materials.

General English

15 hours per week (2 lessons per day)

General English Plus

22.5 hours per week (3 lessons per day)

Hours per week: 15 or 22.5

Course length: 1-52 weeks

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

Ages: 16+

Max. students per class: 12

09.30 – 11.001st Lesson
11.00 – 11.30Break
11.30 – 13.002nd Lesson
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 15.303rd Lesson
15.30 – 16.00Break
16.00 – 17.304th Lesson
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Teaching days are Monday to Friday.

Your timetable will normally be:
9.30 – 13.00 for General English 2
9.30 – 15.30 for General English 3

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 that the school is closed on all UK public holidays (19 April, 22 April, 6 May, 27 May & 26 August in 2019), and for two weeks at Christmas / New Year (closing on 22 December 2018 and reopening on 7 January 2019).

General EnglishGeneral English Plus
15 hours22.5 hours
1-7 Weeks£175£253
8-13 Weeks£164£237
14-20 Weeks£152£222
21+ Weeks£138£196
Enrolment fee£65£65
* Start any week; finish any week. All levels from Elementary (A1) to Advanced (C1).
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.

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General English
Service Type
General English
Provider Name
Lewis School of English,
30-33 Palmerston Road,Southampton, UK,SO14 1LL,
Telephone No.+44 23 8022 8203
Our General English course is designed to give you a solid foundation in English and develop your ability to communicate.