General English

253 students

The General English course is suitable for non-native speakers who are interested in developing their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
Students can choose whether to attend a general English course or one which focuses on exam preparation (Trinity, IELTS, Cambridge).

Classes adopt a practical approach constantly engaging students in conversations aimed at developing their language and communication skills. All courses have a focus on British culture and include guided walks and visits to museums and other places of interest and full day excursions during weekends.

Course Programme: 

3/4 h English per day

Residential accommodation, en-suite single, twin, triple rooms

Transfer from/to Gatwick airport (other airports will be quoted separately)

Full board

Full day excursions Saturday ad Sunday (packed lunch)

Afternoon sporting and socio-cultural activities

Evenings entertainment

Trinity exam if booked beforehand

Free Wi-fi

Use of laundry service

End of course certificate

Course material

24 hr assistance onsite


James Washbourne
James has been teaching since University, where he studied and researched Education and gained his teaching qualification. He describes himself as a farmer and a teacher. Having worked with BLA since 2014, James has taught and designed a range of courses from Business English to exam preparation (Trinity, Cambridge, IELTS). He’s currently working on building...