English Language Skills Course
English Language Skills Summer Course
This is an intensive training course intended to help students improve in the skills of academic reading, writing, listening and speaking.
This course is not suitable for beginners or students with elementary level English. The English Language course is offered at different levels from pre-intermediate to advanced. At the start of your course, you will be tested and grouped according to your entry language level.
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English language requirements: This course is not suitable for beginners or students with elementary level English. Students will be tested on the first day and grouped according to their language level.
Students will Learn:
- the basic structure and style of an academic essay and how to read English texts more critically and use the ideas in their written and oral arguments
- what to listen out for in lectures and documentaries and how to take useful notes
- how to participate more confidently in group discussion work
- how to give a formal presentation
Alongside these aims, the students will focus on improving their grammatical accuracy in both speaking and writing, and extending both the general and academic English vocabulary.
How to Apply
3-weeks (1 block) course £1,220 GBP,
6 weeks (2 blocks) course £2,370 GBP
9 weeks (3 blocks) course £3,450 GBP
per 3 week £700 GBP
We recommend you apply early, especially if you want accommodation in the SOAS Halls of Residence.
IMPORTANT UPDATE 09 June 2015
Block 1 - No accommodation available
Block 2 - Very limited number of rooms available
Block 3 - Good availability
Blocks 1+2 together No rooms available
Blocks 1+2+3 together - No rooms available
Blocks 2+3 together - No rooms available
You will be sent an invoice and receipt for the course fees when you have accepted the offer and paid for your place on the course. A letter of registration will also be provided for visa purposes when you have paid the full fees. Refunds of accommodation and course fees are only made at the discretion of SOAS in exceptional circumstances.
If you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of Department International Foundation Courses & English Language Studies (IFCELS)
SOAS (University of London)
23/24 Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
Please ensure you send a scanned copy of the photo/issue page of your passport with the application
A Student's Perspective
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