Academic English / University English

This course teaches the necessary skills to prepare students for study at a UK university. It includes academic language and vocabulary, lecture skills, authentic academic texts, referencing, developing critical thinking, summarising and advanced essay writing.


By the end of the course students will be able to embark upon the university career with the confidence that they are equipped with the required skills that will enable them to maximise the opportunity that their degree (undergraduate or post-graduate) course offers them.

Course Details & Prices

AM lessons: 9.15–12.30 (15 min break)
PM lessons: 1.30-3.30

Monday – Friday Minimum age: 18
Required minimum level: B2 (IELTS 5.5 overall minimum)
Maximum class size: 8

Cost £280 per week (£441 including accommodation)

6th August – 17th August (2-week intensive)
20th August – 31st August  (2-week intensive)

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Enrollment on a course is accepted once payment of the deposit (£100) or full courses fees are received and conditional on space being available. The balance of fees is to be paid 4 weeks prior to the course start date. Cancellation of a course will result in the loss of the deposit. Any refund for cancellation due to illness is at the school’s discretion. Once a course has commenced no refund can be made for leaving before the end of the course. Suzanne Sparrow Plymouth Language School, its staff and representatives will not be liable for any loss, damage, illness, injury or accident to persons or property. Adequate insurance provision should be made prior to commencement of course.
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