Course description

Our General English course is available to study at four levels, according to your ability.

The General English course is available to study at four levels, according to your ability. You can study for a minimum of 5 weeks up to a maximum of 30 weeks. There will be up to 18 students in your class.

The course offers a combination of core modules and target modules, split into morning and afternoon sessions.

You will learn through:   

  • interactive, student-centred Tutor-led sessionswhich take place in dedicated teaching rooms on the University campus
  • guided individual study taskswhich youcomplete by yourself outside class times
  • group and individual tutorials where you can discuss your work with your tutor

Sample timetable

Class time (UK time)MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9.30am –
11.00am
Core module Core module Guided Integrated study (GIS) Core module Core module
11.30am – 1.00pm Core module Core module

Group & individual tutorials (11am - 1pm)

Core module Core module
           
2.00pm – 3.00pm Target module Target module Target module Target module Individual study
Any time Guided Integrated study (GIS) Guided Integrated study (GIS) Guided Integrated study (GIS) Guided Integrated study (GIS)  

Sample timetable 

*This is a sample timetable only and times may be subject to change.

Morning sessions cover ‘core skills’ and focus on: listening, reading, writing, vocabulary and speaking, including pronunciation.

Afternoon sessions allow you to study target modules according to your level of skill. Topics include:

  • British Culture and Communication
  • Manchester People and Places
  • Manchester Ideas and Innovations