Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland by population, and is located at the west end of Scotland's Central Belt on the River Clyde. It is known for its friendly Glaswegians and great culture. Though Glasgow has shifted from an affluent industrial powerhouse to a center for culture,...
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Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland by population, and is located at the west end of Scotland's Central Belt on the River Clyde. It is known for its friendly Glaswegians and great culture. Though Glasgow has shifted from an affluent industrial powerhouse to a center for culture, tourism, and commerce, it still preserves its Victorian architecture that was built during its industrial boom. With efforts over the past few decades to restore and revitalize the city, Glasgow has also been internationally recognized for its architectural excellence and culture. Studying at an English school in Glasgow also provides access to a great music scene, where you can find everything from classical to the latest up-and-coming bands. On average, Glasgow estimates that it has about 130 musical acts going on around the city every week. There are also several universities in Glasgow, and students interested in taking English courses in Glasgow will find that there are plenty of courses to choose from and lots of other students in the area. Glasgow is also situated in an area where it is easy to take adventures to the highlands and lowlands outside the city, in case visitors are looking for a different kind of adventure.
Our General English courses are designed to provide you with the skills and language knowledge you need to be able to use English in a variety of situations. Whether you want to travel, work, live or even study in an English-speaking environment, the courses help you to develop the knowledge you need to use the language effectively.
Academic English Course Outline
The course is designed for students who are preparing for study in UK universities at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
The Academic English 25 (AE25) programme comprises 3 components:
General English (15 hours per week)
Academic skills (7.
The course is designed for students who are studying English for a short time during the summer months and want to study a more intensive English class.
Classes are available starting every Monday from the beginning to the end of the summer term.
You stay in an experienced private teacher's family home, have one-to-one private English lessons, and then continue to use the language during the rest of your stay in Glasgow. Because you are the only student, you are guaranteed individual attention.
If you are planning to study at a college or university you will be required to demonstrate your English language ability prior to acceptance. The IELTS qualification is the recognised standard used by academic institutions in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand and is also accepted in the USA and Canada.
These summer courses are ideal for those students visiting Glasgow for a short time but who wish to have a challenging learning experience while enjoying a holiday. The classes are suitable for those who are intending on sitting for the exam or people who require a more demanding course.
The courses are designed for students who are preparing for the CAE exam and would like an intensive summer class. It is most suitable for students who need the strategies and techniques for the Cambridge exam but who also require additional practice with their General English skills.