General English GE-30

The 30 hour programme covers all the areas of the GE25 course allowing even more class time to expand and focus on specific areas. It is particularly suitable for students who want a full-immersion, intensive course covering as many areas of the English language as possible. A choice of an Elective Module runs four days a week, Monday – Thursday.

CATEGORY: General English

DURATION: Minimum of 1 week

GROUP SIZE: Average of 11 – 12 students per lesson

COURSE START: General English

LESSONS: 30 hours per week

MINIMUM AGE: 17 years


TIME: 09:00 – 10:45          COURSE FOCUS: Course Book

Module 1 – The first class tends to be book-work focused with emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and developing the four main skills – Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening.


TIME: 11:00 – 12:15          COURSE FOCUS: Course Book & Practice

Module 2 – Provides students with the opportunity to improve their confidence and enthusiasm through participation in free-practice activities, projects, task-based learning and cultural discussions.


TIME: 12:30 – 13:30          COURSE FOCUS: Skills and Language in Context

Module 3 – These lessons focus on specific language skill areas such as: pronunciation, functional language, writing skills, register, cultural context, learning strategies and more.


TIME: 14:15 – 16:45          COURSE FOCUS: Elective Modules

Module 4 

A choice of Elective Modules* are offered in the GE30 English course and these specialist programmes allow students to focus on key areas of English.

A) Exam Preparation: Students can prepare for major English exams including IELTS, Cambridge and TIE.

B) Conversation Classes: These classes develop students’ spoken fluency through debate, discussion and presentations.

C) Business English: Business classes help students engage with the fundamentals of effective English business communication.

*Choice of Elective may depend on availability