COURSES - ONE-TO-ONE GENERAL ENGLISH IMMERSION
General English details (PDF file)
Our ONE-TO-ONE GENERAL ENGLISH IMMERSION COURSE will appeal to those who wish to improve their English in everyday situations,
using and mastering normal expressions and good use of language with their
own personal tutor. This course is suited to those who want to improve
their general English for normal everyday purposes. There will be focus
on developing fluency and accuracy as appropriate to suit your requirements.
A total immersion is really the best way to make fast progress under the
expert guidance of your tutor and host.
Specific areas such as lots of speaking practice
and listening activities, good pronunciation, correct use of grammar,
vocabulary development including some directed reading and writing will be covered to improve your communication skills. Constant
feedback and diplomatic correction of errors feature in all courses being
essential for meaningful progress. Your tutor will offer all the assistance
and encouragement you need to help you improve and achieve your goals
for the course.
As with all our courses, your specific needs will be identified and prioritised
in the first lesson and the course will be designed to meet these needs.
Our one-to-one method allows for continuous monitoring of progress and
meeting evolving language needs so you can rest assured that your tutor
will be flexible to ensure your course is relevant to your needs.
ENGLISH LEVEL REQUIRED: This course is suitable for everybody from complete beginner to those with an advanced standard.
FREQUENCY: Courses commence every week from January to December (excluding Christmas).
COST: from €1100 (15 hours), €1250 (20 hours) and €1450 (25 hours) for one week. Full board and accommodation for dates selected.
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Information on all courses
Every course involves some work on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary,
speaking, listening, reading and writing. In your language needs analysis
you will discuss the approximate amount of time you would like to spend
on the various language areas. Your tutor will of course give you professional
advice but your wishes are always respected and taken into account in
every course! Therefore the content and direction of your course is planned
with you and only you in mind.
Lessons for all courses are 60 minutes each including a short rest period with your tutor
and take place in the morning and early afternoon depending on the number
of lessons you have booked. The exact schedule will be discussed and agreed
with your teacher on the first morning; however, it is usual to have the
majority, if not all, of the lessons completed in the morning. This schedule
will enable you to maximise your free time to explore the city and surrounding
There will be a certain amount of homework assigned each day connected
to the language covered. This provides a chance for valuable practice
of what you have learned and allows your tutor to monitor your progress.
The amount of homework assigned is agreed with you and should take no
more than an hour or so to complete.
On the final day of your course there will be an opportunity for feedback
and your tutor will recommend a strategy for future study when you return
home. We invite you to keep in touch with us and your tutor as we are
interested in your progress and of course hope to see you back at some
time in the future.
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One-to-one and focused on achieving your objectives with a general course in English