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Online Group Basic General English

The Basic General English course is designed to enhance your language skills. Well-structured course program, complemented with relevant study materials will help you achieve the most tangible results in the shortest period of time.

This course is intended for students looking to expand their knowledge of English with a focus on speaking skills for a specific event, should it be travelling abroad,  or a business meeting. For greater comfort, we have developed several online courses with a varying degree of intensity, duration and proficiency level, to satisfy the demanding requirements of any individual.

Our Online Group Basic General English course provides the student with 7.5 hours of study per week.

The small class sizes, allow a great deal of personal attention for students, ensuring their maximum progress. Besides working on all the main language skills,  classes are structured to encourage and develop students’ ability to speak and communicate in English.

The emphasis is on group work and effective communication.

Price - £90 per week

Your course includes

  • Classroom materials and first coursebook
  • SGI self-study workbook and study skills guide
  • Free University entrance advice
  • Free Student Support services
  • Placement test 
  • Certificate of Progress

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Sample Online Group Basic General English Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:15 - 10:009:15 - 10:009:15 - 10:009:15 - 10:009:15 - 10:00

"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

10.15 - 11.0010.15 - 11.0010.15 - 11.0010.15 - 11.0010.15 - 11.00

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

 

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