|Main location||Nottingham, England|
Why study English here?
At ILS English, they offer a range of courses for individual students wanting to study for their IELTS and Cambridge exams, through to companies who require their employees to have business English to converse with customers. Their years of experience allow them to offer high-quality English courses for all market sectors.
The ILS English training centre is within walking distance of Nottingham city centre and accessible on many of the bus routes. Their centre has modern and bright classrooms in addition to: Computer suite with language software, Free internet and email for students, Wi-Fi Wireless internet access, Student lounge with TV and DVD facilities, Language cafe with hot and cold refreshments, Small library with selection of graded readers available to students.
1) English for Adults
Whether you are looking to improve your English in preparation for university, or you’d like to study more to improve your job prospects, ILS English offer a wide range of Academic English courses. Each year, students graduate from ILS and go on to study at some of the UK’s most prestigious universities. It includes different courses:
-General English: These courses are designed for students wanting to make rapid progress to improve their all-round language skills. In class, students follow a carefully structured programme to help them to communicate with confidence through varied and interesting activities.
-Intensive English: These courses are designed for people who want a complete immersion course to ensure rapid and comprehensive improvement across all four skills. In class, you will improve your knowledge of English and your ability to communicate fluently.
You will have full time English course for rapid improvement, extensive language and fluency practice, and extended skills practice in the afternoon sessions.
-Cambridge: First: As a Cambridge Preparation Centre they take you through the Cambridge: First Exam in detail. They give you hints and tips to maximise your ability to be successful and we give extensive exam practice and feedback.
They follow a modern course book to give you the most up to date information.
Their course combines language input, hints & tips and exam practice. You will do extensive work on all five papers.
-Cambridge: Advanced: they prepare students for Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE). Using the latest course books and up-to-date testing materials, they enable students to maximise their potential in the exam. Their teachers guide you through the different sections of the exam.
-Part Time Cambridge: First Course: Their preparation courses are designed to help students to excel in the revised Cambridge First Certificate in English. Their qualified Cambridge trainers provide extensive training in all examination skills in lively, mixed-nationality classes.
-IELTS Preparation: IELTS Exams and IELTS Skills: This course combines general and academic skills practice with IELTS exam preparation. This course includes exam hints and tips, as well as communicative methodology.
2) Business and Professional English
They offer courses for groups and individuals in a wide variety of business areas which develop communication skills and increase fluency in English in the workplace. It includes:
*General English with Business English
This course enables students to practise both their general and professional English skills. It is designed for students who need English for work or who need English in order to get a job. It is a highly communicative course focusing on the language needed in different business situations.
*Business English Combination Course
The Business English Combination Course allows our students to have the best of both worlds. It combines mornings of group General English with six hours of intensive one-to-one Business English lessons in the afternoon. You will improve all round fluency and confidence.
*One-to-One Individual English Tuition
For those who wish to make rapid progress ILS English offers a wide range of One-to-One courses to suit every individual. These One-to-One programmes address learners’ specific needs, and work on any difficulties students might have such as conversation or grammar.
*English for Specific Purposes, ESP
Highly focused training using specially designed EFL publications and authentic training materials to improve fluency, confidence and specialist vocabulary for companies and organisations in different business sectors.
They offer specialist English training for Oil and Gas, Aviation, Automotive, Engineering, Finance, Insurance, Law, Marketing, Medical and Military.
3) Cambridge CELTA and Teacher Training
They prepare trainees for work in the EFL profession by providing an efficient service in a friendly and supportive environment.
This intensive four-week course, taught by highly qualified and experienced trainers, provides candidates with a practical grounding in teaching techniques and methodology through a combination of instruction, observation and extensive supervised teaching practice.
The course involves over 120 timetabled hours and includes six hours of observed teaching practice with English language students.
- Teacher Refresher English Methodology
A stimulating and enjoyable course designed for practising teachers of English from primary or secondary education who want to improve their own English language competence and learn new techniques and activities for the teaching of English.
-CLIL Content Language Integrated Learning
Designed for teachers who deliver their academic subject in English, or English language teachers interested in introducing more content-based material into their lesson.
4) Summer courses
Their popular international summer programmes combine an interesting study programme and an excellent opportunity to explore the UK with our summer excursion programme. They include:
*Standard English Summer Course: These courses are designed for people who want a complete immersion course to ensure rapid and comprehensive improvement across all four skills. In multinational classes, you will improve your knowledge of English and your ability to communicate fluently, alongside intensive study there are also a series of evening and weekend excursions in Nottingham and around the UK.
*Summer Course - Intensive 4 Week FCE Exam Programme
Their preparation courses are designed to help students to excel in the revised Cambridge First Certificate in English. All four skills are developed during this 4 week, 21 hour per week course and students take the exam at our centre at the end of the course. Their qualified Cambridge trainers provide extensive training in all examination skills in lively, mixed-nationality classes.