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English Combination Course

Our English Combination courses integrate the morning Standard English group course (9.15-12.45) with one-to-one English lessons in the afternoon starting at 13.30. This is an ideal course for students who want to develop their general ability as well as focus on their individual requirements. Finishing early or mid afternoon, students still have every opportunity to visit the sights and attractions of London.

What can I expect from the course?

  • This course combines the best of both worlds, with dynamic group classes, that develop your general ability in English, along with individual lessons, that fully focus on your individual needs.
  • You can choose weekly either 5 (Combo 5), 10 ( Combo 10) or 15 ( Combo 15) lessons of individual tuition in the afternoon. As specialists in one-to-one tuition you can expect well-planned and stimulating individual lessons from your teacher.  1 lesson = 45 minutes. 
  • You are always given a complete review of what you have accomplished in your one-to-one afternoon programme as well as clear advice and guidance as to continuing your English study after leaving the school.
  • You can expect to develop your confidence in using and speaking English as well as working on aspects of your English that are in need of special attention.
COMBO 5 < 5 individual lessons plus >

Our English Combination courses combine group and individual tuition.

Students take the Standard English course in the morning, where the focus is on their general development in English, and then have daily individual lessons in the afternoon.

Students can choose this course the Combo 5 - individual study for one lesson daily in the afternoon over the 5 study days of the week.

A lesson = 45 minutes.

Your course includes

  • Classroom materials and first course book
  • SGI self-study workbook and study skills guide
  • Free social programme activities
  • Free University entrance advice
  • Free Student Support services
  • Placement test and interview
  • Welcome Pack and Welcome meeting
  • Free Access to SGI’s Homework club
  • Certificate of Progress

Key Features

Group SizeAM 12 (Sept-June) / 15 (Jul/Aug)
Lessons Per Week20 (group)+5 (1-1)
Duration Minimum 1 week
LevelsElementary-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

Fee Calculator

09:15 - 10:45
Group
11:15 - 12:45
Group
LUNCH13:30 - 14:15
One to One

Sample Morning Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:45

"Show & tell Monday"

introductions of new sts
discussion of week ahead
Coursebook
Vocabulary

Word families

Pronunciation Slot
sounds

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Passive voice

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Speaking & reading
The Media

Pronunciation Slot
weak forms

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Functional language:
Giving opinions
Agreeing & Disagreeing

Authentic materials
review of websites,
magazines, newspapers

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Defining relative clauses

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Integrated skills
TV Programmes

How to…
deal with problems

No coursebook
Task Work
role-plays
authentic materials

Blended Learning
use of SGI eLearning
authentic news website

Learner Diary
Review of week

11.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.45

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Ways to talk about the future

 

Speaking Activity
discussion - future plans

 

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT
How to…

make formal telephone calls

Vocabulary
Prefixes & suffixes

Speaking Activity
telephone conversations

Coursebook
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Reading & Speaking
"Your place or mine?"

Reading & Writing
A letter of complaint

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Future Possibility
Predictions

 

Speaking Activity
your dream house

No coursebook
Task Work
integrated skills
authentic materials

Blended Learning
use of SGI eLearning
authentic news website

Out & About
Lesson in museum/gallery

The week revisited

Your afternoon 1-1 lessons will focus on your individual needs and objectives.

COMBO 10 < 10 individual lessons plus >

The Combo 10 course is a mix of morning English classes in a group (of up to 10 students) and private one-to-one lessons in the afternoon.

The 4 daily morning classes concentrate on all-round development of General English. After lunch, each student has a private tutor (for 2 lessons) who can pinpoint your individual language requirements to make the most progress in English.

Every English class (morning and afternoon) lasts for 45 minutes. 

Group Size AM 12 (Sept-June) / 15 (Jul/Aug)
Lessons Per Week20 (group)+10 (1-1)
Duration Minimum 1 week
LevelsElementary-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

Fee Calculator

09:15 - 10:45
Group
11:15 - 12:45
Group
LUNCH13:30 - 14:15
One to One
14:15 - 15:00
One to One

Sample Morning Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:45

"Show & tell Monday"

introductions of new sts
discussion of week ahead
Coursebook
Vocabulary

Word families

Pronunciation Slot
sounds

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Passive voice

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Speaking & reading
The Media

Pronunciation Slot
weak forms

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Functional language:
Giving opinions
Agreeing & Disagreeing

Authentic materials
review of websites,
magazines, newspapers

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Defining relative clauses

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Integrated skills
TV Programmes

How to…
deal with problems

No coursebook
Task Work
role-plays
authentic materials

Blended Learning
use of SGI eLearning
authentic news website

Learner Diary
Review of week

11.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.45

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Ways to talk about the future

 

Speaking Activity
discussion - future plans

 

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT
How to…

make formal telephone calls

Vocabulary
Prefixes & suffixes

Speaking Activity
telephone conversations

Coursebook
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Reading & Speaking
"Your place or mine?"

Reading & Writing
A letter of complaint

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Future Possibility
Predictions

 

Speaking Activity
your dream house

No coursebook
Task Work
integrated skills
authentic materials

Blended Learning
use of SGI eLearning
authentic news website

Out & About
Lesson in museum/gallery

The week revisited

Your afternoon 1-1 lessons will focus on your individual needs and objectives.

COMBO 15 < 15 individual lessons plus >

The Combo 15 is the course for the most committed students who want to make the most effective use of their time in London and the maximum improvement with their English.

There are 4 group lessons in the morning covering speaking, listening, reading and writing. The 3 one-to-one lessons every afternoon revolve around the student’s specific needs meaning excellent English improvement.

Group Size AM 12 (Sept-June) / 15 (Jul/Aug)
Lessons Per Week20 (group)+15 (1-1)
Duration Minimum 1 week
Levels Elementary-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

Fee Calculator

09:15 - 10:45
Group
11:15 - 12:45
Group
LUNCH13:30 - 14:15
One to One
14:15 - 15:00
One to One
15:15 - 16:00
One to One

Sample Morning Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:459:15 - 10:45

"Show & tell Monday"

introductions of new sts
discussion of week ahead
Coursebook
Vocabulary

Word families

Pronunciation Slot
sounds

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Passive voice

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Speaking & reading
The Media

Pronunciation Slot
weak forms

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Functional language:
Giving opinions
Agreeing & Disagreeing

Authentic materials
review of websites,
magazines, newspapers

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Defining relative clauses

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Integrated skills
TV Programmes

How to…
deal with problems

No coursebook
Task Work
role-plays
authentic materials

Blended Learning
use of SGI eLearning
authentic news website

Learner Diary
Review of week

11.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.4511.15 - 12.45

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Ways to talk about the future

 

Speaking Activity
discussion - future plans

 

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT
How to…

make formal telephone calls

Vocabulary
Prefixes & suffixes

Speaking Activity
telephone conversations

Coursebook
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Reading & Speaking
"Your place or mine?"

Reading & Writing
A letter of complaint

Coursebook
LANGUAGE INPUT

Grammar
Future Possibility
Predictions

 

Speaking Activity
your dream house

No coursebook
Task Work
integrated skills
authentic materials

Blended Learning
use of SGI eLearning
authentic news website

Out & About
Lesson in museum/gallery

The week revisited

Your afternoon 1-1 lessons will focus on your individual needs and objectives.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH COMBO 5

Students take the Intensive English mini-group course during the day until 15.00 then have a daily individual lesson from 15.15 – 16.00 over the 5 study days of the week. This is a popular course for those dedicated students who really want to maximise their English learning while in London.  

Key Features

Group SizeAM 12 (Sept-June) / 15 (Jul/Aug)
8 All-Year (PM)
Lessons Per Week30+5
Hours Per Week26.25
DurationMinimum 1 week
LevelsElementary-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

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Who is this course for?

  • For those who need tailor-made individual lessons
  • Fast track to Improving English speaking, writing and reading
  • Guidance to continue English studying
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