Project Description

Overview

The General English course at Swansea College is designed to benefit students who hope to communicate with confidence and ease in real-life situations. The main goal is to improve speaking and listening skills. Students can choose from group or one-to-one lessons; one-to-one lessons can be combined with group conversational lessons.

This course gives you a good understanding of the English Language, so you will be able to improve your English level and also if you want to, take IELTS exam then you can take our Academic IELTS Preparation course.

Our qualified and experienced teachers ensure that you strengthen your language by improving your ability to use English grammar. They will even help you develop your pronunciation to sound more natural and easier to understand.

We provide you with flexible, goal-orientated classes to ensure that progress can be made to any schedule.

Our General English courses will help you to:

  • increase confidence in speaking and improve pronunciation
  • develop better listening, reading and writing skills
  • learn new vocabulary
  • understand English grammar
  • achieve better exam results
  • improve your study skills
  • learn about and enjoy life in the UK
  • courses of 6 or 9 months
  • weekly start dates
  • full-time intensive or part-time options available
  • choice of elective exam and subject purpose modules

Why choose Swansea College?

  • easy to follow, structured courses
  • learn essential speaking & listening and reading & writing skills
  • get a good understanding of basic grammar and vocabulary
  • start using practical English from day one.
  • progress with regular tests, targets and personal learning plans
  • fortnightly Tutor meetings
  • meetings every six weeks with Academic Manager
  • lectures with Public Personalities and Business Leaders
  • seminars and workshops
  • regular homework
  • your own online student login
  • ladies-only English courses (all levels)

Term Dates

Course entry dates:

Face to Face classes resume on 7th June 2021 through our blended learning approach.

Our new academic course starts 6th September 2021

We accept applications through the year; continuous enrolment through the year.
You can enrol on Monday at the start of the week.

You will need to complete a Placement Test, then agree personal goals with your tutor and develop an Individual Learning Path which needs to be completed every day in class.

You will learn through discussion, error correction, learning assignments and by speaking English every day.

Course Information

Classes have a maximum of 12 students which allows teachers to provide each student with the personal attention they require. Classes will focus on improving students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, which will help them reach their full potential.

Level : A1 (Elementary) to C2 (Proficient)

General morning class AM Academic Elective afternoon class Self-directed learning Total time Fees
15 Hours 3 Hours 18 Hours £250 per week

Enrolment fee: £180

Minimum age: 18

Entry requirements: N/A

You will complete a placement test.
Attend a tutorial session with your tutor to agree personal goals and develop an Individual Learning Path which needs to be completed every day in class.

FAQs

We offer a range of study options, we are flexible, offer tutor support, and interest-free payment plans make it easy to shape learning around your life.

We are registered with Estyn, our aims to give each student a complete education in which they achieve their academic potential and grow as an individual. As well as studying with us, you can sit your exams with us too.


Straight away! There’s no need to wait until September to enrol, you can begin your course at any time. Once you enrol, you’ll be able to log in to your course and get started by the next working day.

You’ll sit the same GCSE exams at the same time as all the other students in the UK, and you’ll receive the same results, transcript and qualification. Your GCSE course will be accepted by colleges, universities and employers worldwide.

You can study GCSE courses through a range of study options; our blended learning which consists of online live classes and in person teaching in class, Online live classes only or Distant learning course.

IGCSE qualifications are ideal for those wanting to study for national qualifications by distance learning. Without all the administrative problems that encumber GCSE course work.

We offer a range of IGCSE Courses; see our Distance learning course page.


Choosing a tier isn’t always easy, particularly for languages, we can help you make a decision. Nobody is a better judge of a student’s ability than their teacher. Regular assessments and mock exams are a key part of our decision making.

If you are studying a distance learning course, we can assess you through the year through a range of assessments.


  • We offer subject support tutorials every month
  • 1:1 support from your subject tutor, online or by email
  • 24/7 access to the your online learning platform
  • Interactive online learning broken down into easy-to-follow units
  • Practice tests and mock exams marked by your tutor
  • Friendly student services team, so you’re never more than a message or phone call away from a helping hand

Of course, you can study this course part time, making sure you have said in your enrolment.

GCSE’s are usually a two year course, studying this in one year – would be an intensive course.
You may be able to complete this in one year as an intensive course, you need to show a strong understanding of the subject.

We offer GCSEs – part time in the evenings to adult learners.


We offer interest-free payment plans, you can pay monthly, termly or annually.

Choose the subject you would like to study, add to courses, complete our application form and you can choose to pay online.

If you’d like to set up an interest-free payment plan, get in touch with our Student Advisors on 01792 535 000.

If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please let us know before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

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