General English Courses
General English courses are available all year round and are multinational.
Courses are of 15 or 20 hours per week (60 minute lessons).
Students can enroll for any number of weeks with a minimum stay of 1 week.
Oral Placement Test
15 or 20 hours per week
On your first day of tuition you will do a short Oral Placement Test in order to assess your level of Oral English and are then assigned to the appropriate class. CEW will email you before you arrive to assess your grammar and writing skills.
I can ask and answer simple questions, talk about numbers, quantities, cost and time, and what I like.
I can give my opinion on something familiar, offer help, describe my hobbies, friends and other people, and where I live.
I can give reasons for my opinions, offer advice and talk easily about familiar topics such as family and studies.
I can give a prepared presentation or talk, put my point across persuasively, communicate with reasonable accuracy and correct my mistakes.
I can give a detailed presentation on an area of my studies, abstract topics and talk about many topics fluently and naturally
I can express myself naturally and effortlessly on most topics, follow and give presentations, and deal with complex informations and transactions.
The Academic Manager closely monitors the progress of the students by communicating with the tutors on a daily basis.
On full time courses you will be provided with a coursebook (€20 deposit). During the course you will have access to our extensive reference library. We also use a wide range of authentic material in the classroom which helps the student to extend their learning beyond the classroom.
Management of your development
Learner diaries are prepared for all students who are on courses of 7 weeks or more. The Learner diary is completed by your teacher at various intervals throughout your course. It is a written record of your progress in English and a very important document.
Students can do an Exit Test to see their own improvement at the end of their stay.
Full-time and part-time courses do not include bank charges, bus pass, leisure programme and health insurance. However we offer the following: free Wi-Fi internet access, English test & interview with highly trained teachers, welcome pack and a map of Cork.