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English language courses

English language Courses at Coleg Gwent International, South Wales
English language courses

We offer a range of English language courses.  Here's a guide, for more information contact us


English as a Foreign LanguageWhether you are an adult wanting to improve your English skills or you use English for work and study and need to improve your spoken and written communication, we have a course to suit you.

EFL is a rolling programme where students can enrol from September up to May on a number of part time courses and from September to January for the full time course. The enrolment dates depend on the suitability and availability of the course.  

Please enquire if you can start the course today on + 44 (0)1633 466022.

  • Courses run from September 2017- 2018. 
  • Maximum class size: 18
  • Age range: International students 17+  EU/Home students 16+

 

Academic Skills/ IELTS
Qualification: College Certificate AND possible IELTS qualification
Location: City of Newport Campus
Duration: 1 - 30 weeks
Hours per week: 4 hours
Class days/ times: Tuesday/ Thursday 10:00am- 12:00pm
Fees per academic year: £500 External exam fee: from £150 Cost of course book: approximately £22

IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. This examination is recognised by governments, universities and employers around the world as a measure of your formal skills and language ability in reading, writing, speaking and listening. This course is also ideal for those who wish to improve their reading, writing and presentation skills for academic purposes.

There is an examination every month at our university exam centre in Cardiff University. If you study with us Coleg Gwent will help you book your final examination in June. If you wish to take an examination before this date (or at any other time) you will need to do so as a private candidate directly with the university.

 

Speaking & Listening Skills
Qualification: College Certificate
Location: City of Newport Campus
Level: Mixed
Duration: 1 - 30 weeks
Hours per week: 2 hours
Class days/ times : Monday 3:00pm- 5:00pm
Fees per academic year: £250

Alongside the reading, research and writing aspects of academic study, it is important to be able to understand others and communicate in a variety of informal and professional contexts. The Speaking and listening skills course will enable you to hone your skills in all aspects of such communication including training in listening to lectures, note-taking, leading debates, expressing and discussing opinions, conducting PowerPoint presentations, participating in seminars and much more.

 

General English - Beginner/Elementary 

Qualification:  College Certificate
Location:  City of Newport Campus
Level:   Beginner/Elementary
Duration:  1 - 30 weeks
Hours per week: 4 hours
Class days/ times: Tuesday/ Thursday 4:30pm- 6:30pm
Fees per academic year: £500
Cost of course book: approximately £22
 
Students on this course will be helped to improve their English across the four main skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing at beginner/ elementary level. 
 
 

General English – Pre-intermediate 

Qualification: College Certificate  
Location: City of Newport Campus
Level:   Intermediate
Duration:  1 – 30 weeks
Hours per week: 4 hours
Class days/ times: Monday/ Wednesday 12:30pm- 2:30pm
Fees per academic year: £500
Cost of course book: approximately £22
 
Students on this course will be helped to improve their English across the four main skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing at pre-intermdiate level.


General English – Intermediate English

Qualification: College Certificate 
Location: City of Newport Campus
Level:   Intermediate
Duration:  1 – 30 weeks
Hours per week: 4 hours
Class days/ times: Monday/ Wednesday 12:30pm- 2:30pm
Fees per academic year: £500
Cost of course book: approximately £22

Students on this course will be helped to improve their English across the four main skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing at intermediate level. 

    

General English – Upper-intermediateQualification: College Certificate  
Location: City of Newport Campus
Level:   Upper-intermediate
Duration:  1 – 30 weeks
Hours per week: 4 hours
Class days/ times: Tuesday/ Thursday 1:00pm- 3:00pm
Fees per academic year: £500
Cost of course book: approximately £22
 
Students on this course will be helped to improve their English across the four main skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing at upper-intermediate level.
 

First Certificate in English (FCE)

Qualification: College Certificate AND possible FCE certificate
Level: Upper-intermediate
Location: City of Newport Campus
Duration: 1 -30 weeks
Hours per week: 3 hours
Class days/ times: Tuesdays 4.30pm-7.30pm
Fees per academic year: £375
External exam fee: approximately £130
Cost of course book: approximately £22

Students on this course are helped to prepare for the FCE exam. An FCE qualification can be used to demonstrate that you have the English skills needed to live and work independently in an English-speaking country, or study at university through English in a non-English-speaking country

  

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Qualification: College Certificate AND possible CAE certificate
Level:   Advanced
Location:  City of Newport Campus
Duration:  1 - 30 weeks
Hours per week: 3 hours
Class days/ times: Thursday 4:30- 7:30
Fees per academic year: £375
External exam fee: approximately £130
Cost of course book: approximately: £22 

Students on this course are helped to prepare for the CAE exam. A CAE qualification can be used to demonstrate to potential employers and educational institutions that you have an advanced level of English.




If you’d like to book a course or find out more about learning English, please contact our friendly team.  



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