4 LEARNING AND A LOT OF SHEER FUN FOR YOU Course Type Days Lessons Learning Time Teaching Times* Online Course information Standard Course Mon - Fri 20 lessons (45 minutes each) 15 hours 09:00 - 12:30 Intensive Course Mon - Fri 30 lessons (45 minutes each) 22.5 hours 09:00 - 14:30 Workshops Mon - Fri 10 lessons (45 minutes each) 7.5 hours 13:00 - 14:30 * Alterations possible Our courses Regardless of your choice of course, you’ll have the chance to develop your language ability quickly and effectively. Our Standard Course, of 20 lessons per week, aims to give a dramatic boost to your confidence in a foreign language, with focused teaching in all 4 skill areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Our Intensive Course builds on our Standard Course, with 10 additional lessons per week, focusing on the fastest possible language acquisition. Workshops 1. Business English helps developing skills such as email writing, leading meetings, target group vocabulary and the use of idioms. 2. Job Applications & Interviews is designed as an aid for job applications. It covers vocabulary and functional tailor-made language. 3. Communication Skills offers you assistance for elaborate conversations and advice when implementing advanced communication strategies. 4. Public Speaking & Presentations helps strengthening confidence in front of larger audiences (e.g. professional or academic presentations). 5. English Drama. Develop your abilities as an actor and perform a play in front of an audience – train your rhetoric and pronounciation. Teaching time The Standard Course generally takes place from 9:00 to 12:30, Mon - Fri. Students who choose the Intensive Course have 2 additional lessons focused on conversation from 13:00 to 14:30. Evaluation & Certificate The majority of our students take an online language test prior to commencing their programme, however if this is not available, they may take the exam on the first Monday. Students are placed into classes according to their current language skills. Each student receives an end-ofcourse certificate. Learning materials are provided to students on loan (5 - 10 EUR/week) throughout their course. Our Standard Plus Course (24 lessons per week) helps you to obtain the F1 visa to the USA. Depending on the location, standard classes are sometimes held in the afternoon. Class sizes are on average 15 students per class.