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Language Year Abroad Long term English course

Develop fluency in English and have one of the most amazing experiences of your life. Make new friends and explore new places during your Language Year Abroad.

Great value: one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your English.  Choose 1, 2 or 3 terms or a whole language year abroad.

Why choose a Long Term English course?

  • Steadily improve your English each week
  • Focussed improvement in General English, Exam Preparation or Business Communication
  • Become confident using English in study visits, lectures and tests
  • Get tips and advice on how to apply to university or for a job

Stay focussed with motivating monthly tutorials and regular assessment. Invest in your future and have the time of your life. 4 start dates a year. Don’t miss the next!

FAQs

Do I need to take an entry test before I apply?
No, send us your application today and we’ll make sure you’re at the correct level once you’ve applied.

Course structure

Standard
20 General EnglishExam Preparation or Business Communication lessons
or
Intensive
20 General EnglishExam PreparationBusiness Communication lessons +
8 Elective lessons (Improve grammar, vocabulary, conversation skills, presentation skills, business communication or prepare for an exam. Choose 1 or 2 electives per week.  You can change every 4 weeks)

Timetable

Morning and/or afternoon*, Monday-Friday
Standard:16 hours 40 minutes a week or Intensive: 23 hours 20 minutes a week
*Receive your actual timetable on arrival

Lesson Length

50 minutes

Entry level

(A2) Pre-intermediate
See Your level of English

Minimum age

16 (18 in Australia)

Course duration

  • 11 weeks (3 months in total)
  • 22 weeks (6 months in total)
  • 33 weeks (9 months in total)
  • 44 weeks (12 months in total)

Course dates*

  • January 6 – March 21
  • March 31 – June 13
  • June 30 – September 12
  • September 22 – December 5

Certification

At the end of the course, receive an Embassy Certificate documenting your language level.

Assessment and progress

Course assessment: weekly review, practice tests, mock exam. Stay focussed with learning goals and objectives, personal learning plans, progress trackers, tutorials, and reports.
 
Find out what it's like inside the classroom.

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A beach community with the glamour of Los Angeles close by
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A unique opportunity to live in this fast-paced city
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Amazing weather and amazing beaches
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Study in one of the USA’s coolest cities
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British Columbia, Canada - a friendly University city with an energetic, outdoor lifestyle
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A fun, artistic city by the sea
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Famous for history and for academic excellence
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Entry level &
course length
A2
B1
B2   B2+* C1

A2
x 2 terms
pre-
intermediate
intermediate
     
A2
x 3 terms
pre-
intermediate
intermediate upper
intermediate
   
A2
x 4 terms
pre-
intermediate
intermediate upper
intermediate
Exam
preparation
(FCE, IELTS, TOEFL)
 
B1
x 2 terms
  intermediate
upper
intermediate
 
 
B1
x 3 terms
  intermediate
upper
intermediate
Exam
prepartion
(FCE, IELTS, TOEFL)
 
B2
x 2 terms
 
upper
intermediate
Exam
preparation
(FCE, IELTS, TOEFL)
 
B2+
x 3 terms
    upper
intermediate
Exam
preparation
(FCE, IELTS, TOEFL)
Advanced
C1
x 2 terms
        Advanced Exam
preparation
(CAE, IELTS, TOEFL)

*The + levels are half levels, similar to the IELTS 0.5

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Key facts

  • Course duration: Weeks: 11 (1 term), 22 (2 terms), 33 (3 terms) or 44 (4 terms)
  • Class size 16 (18 in Australia)
  • Lesson duration: 50 minutes
  • Lessons per week: 20 or 28
  • Learning materials: Included
  • Start: January 6 – March 21, March 31 – June 13, June 30 – September 12, September 22 – December 5