Academic English

Academic English

Learn the language and acquire the skills you need to excel academically. This course is designed specifically for those students who want to be thoroughly prepared for higher education at an English-speaking university, with the aim of giving you the tools and confidence needed for a successful academic experience.

What can you expect on this course?

English opens doors to a wealth of academic knowledge as well as career opportunities across different fields. This course provides you with the skills and knowledge required to succeed at college or university while training you to become more independent learner though self-study skills, and creates awareness of learning techniques required for success.

Dedicated teachers will train you on specific important issues, such as how to reference, how to avoid plagiarism, writing assignments, as well as other academic and cultural dos and don’ts.

This is a Special Focus Programme, combining 20 lessons of General English with 10 Special Focus lessons of Academic English for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning.

Sample Week
Topic: 'Climate Change'
Monday - Read a text about climate change. Review vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.
Tuesday - Group discussion on climate change. Focus on turn taking, expressing opinions, agreeing and disagreeing.
Wednesday - Group debate. In teams, debate if governments should legislate in order to curb climate change.

Thursday - Is it the government’s responsibility to curb industry and individuals? Pick a side in the climate change debate and write a 5-paragraph essay with examples.
Friday - Peer edit each other’s essays, giving feedback on content and organisation of the argument.

Course books and materials
Explore a sample of our course materials here! Including workbooks, teacher’s notes and more.




Course Duration
Minimum 1 week
Maximum 10 weeks
Course start dates
  • Every Monday

Lessons per week
30 (20 General English + 10 Academic English)
45 minutes

This course is suitable for students who