Who is this course for?
This course was designed with the more mature learner in mind- without any teenagers! It caters for you, who has different learning objectives to younger students, either for professional or personal reasons.
What will I learn?
As well as improving your language skills, you will engage in a range of important topics from British politics to current affairs and arts to name a few. The syllabus of the class is negotiated for a more personalised approach which allow students some input on what they wish to cover week by week.
Regular speakers with Q&A sessions for authentic speaker interaction. Guests have included museum curators, journalists, actors and entrepreneurs.
30+ General English One Week Outline
Get To Know You Activity:
Practising Small Talk:
Murphy’s Law Vocabulary:
The Generation Gap:
|7 Wonders Of The World:|
What are the 7 wonders of the world?Reading and Vocabulary:
archaeological, compile exteriorDiscussion:
Do you think they still are the 7 wonders?Documentary:
‘7 Wonders of the World’ Followed by
comprehension questionsBritish Museum Trip:
Pre – discussion & exercises for class trip to
7 Wonders Of The
Write about 2 objects from the 7 wonders of the British Museum which impressed you the most and why.
Why people emigrate?Writing Activity:
Writing postcard to a friend- imagining the difficulties & problems they would face as immigrantsPre – Talk Preparation:
Prepare questions for
a Science Teacher & NutritionistTopic:
Growing up in New Zealand, travelling around Europe in the 1960s & her life in the UK.Question & Answer Session
with Guest Speaker:
Science Teacher & NutritionistFollowed by
Tea & Cakes
in the 30+ Lounge
Recap of talk from
Revision of Vocabulary covered this week.
Therapist Speaking Game:
Key Language For Active Listening:
Negotiated syllabus where teachers will select and adapt materials to suit class and individual learner’s needs.
What will I achieve?
- Have met and learned with like-minded individuals
- Have gained increased confidence in you General English skills
- Be able to gain skills in your specialised area of expertise
- Have decided on topics and pace that suited your individual needs
What can I do next?
- Use your new English skills for work, travel or further study
- Polish your English skills further with our Business English and Conversation Modules
|30+ General English (9:00am- 11:50am) 15 lessons|
|12:30pm-1:20pm Plus Module 5 lessons (mixed module with other students)|
|1:30pm-2:20pm Plus Module 5 lessons (mixed module with other students)|