Essential English (EE)
Essential English provides you with the basic English skills you need to communicate effectively at social, academic and work situations. It prepares you for the Foundation English Entry Course.
Why study Essential English?
Things to know
Learn to communicate effectively in English. Essential English provides the basic English skills you need for all social, academic and work
situations, with a focus on written and spoken fluency. The Essential English course is the starting point for students who want to progress into FEEC and UEEC courses to prepare themselves for university entry. Essential English leads directly to Career and Professional English courses.
Develop your skills in:
- Written and spoken English
Classes will include:
- Listening to news, documentary and drama programs
- Reading and writing emails, stories and essay paragraphs
- Participating in conversations, discussions and presentations
- Group work as well as individual study
Please find below a sample Essential English timetable. This is a guide only, and is subject to change.
9:00am - 11.00am
Unit Test: (weekly review of previous unit)
Reading & Listening: International Women’s Day Awards
Vocabulary: Personality Adjectives & Nouns
11:30am - 1:30pm
Grammar: Past Simple Time expressions
Pronunciation: Voiced/Unvoiced consonants
Speaking: Determined people
Essential English is for students with a level equivalent to IELTS 4.5 or under. You will be interviewed and tested on arrival for placement in one of the following levels:
- Essential English 1 (A1) Elementary
- Essential English 2 (A2) Pre-Intermediate
- Essential English 3 (B1) Intermediate
Dates and Fees
There are 10 terms per year for Essential English.
|1||1||7 January – 8 February 2019|
|2||2||11 February – 15 March 2019|
|3||3||18 March – 18 April 2019|
|4||4||23 April – 24 May 2019|
|5||5||27 May – 28 June 2019|
|6||6||1 July – 2 August 2019|
|7||7||5 August – 6 September 2019|
|8||8||9 September – 11 October 2019|
|9||9||14 October – 15 November 2019|
|10||10||18 November – 20 December 2019|
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