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KLS General English Skills

Date Attendance Time Duration Course fee Location Action
30/09/20 – 09/12/20 KLS General English Skills Level 1 17.00 – 19.00 10 weeks FREE for KU students and KU staff / Public (non KU) £240 Interactive online sessions Contact us
30/09/20 – 09/12/20 KLS General English Skills Level 2 17.00 – 19.00 10 weeks FREE for KU students and KU staff / Public (non KU) £240 Interactive online sessions Contact us
30/09/20 – 09/12/20 KLS General English Skills Level 3 17.00 – 19.00 10 weeks FREE for KU students and KU staff / Public (non KU) £240 Interactive online sessions Contact us
30/09/20 – 09/12/20 KLS General English Skills Level 4 17.00 – 19.00 10 weeks FREE for KU students and KU staff / Public (non KU) £240 Interactive online sessions Contact us

* All students are required to independently purchase the course e-textbook. We will email you with further details of this after we have allocated you to a class.

Course information

Why do this course?

This course is designed for students who do not have English as a first language. It focuses on general English language and skills. It particularly suits people who want to learn English for a short period per week, meet international students and staff in an academic setting and have fun practicing and developing your confidence in English. Being at Kingston University also allows you access to the facilities and learning resources during your studies.

Course description

This course aims to:

  • Develop your general English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
  • Build your general English vocabulary and knowledge of how to use English grammar accurately
  • Meet other international peers, enhance your intercultural and communication skills and have fun through working on tasks on a range of interesting topics
  • Do regular practice and assessments in all skills, receive frequent feedback
  • Kingston Students: Get points towards your Kingston Award (15 points if you complete the course and assessments).

The course runs at four levels:

  • KLS General English Skills 1: This module is suitable for Pre-intermediate and Intermediate level students i.e. English Language level of approximately IELTS 5 / CEFR up to B1 and students who want to build their confidence in speaking English.
  • KLS General English Skills 2: This module is suitable for Intermediate level students i.e. English Language level of approximately IELTS 5.5-6.0 / CEFR B1-B2.
  • KLS General English Skills 3: This module is suitable for Upper Intermediate level students i.e. English Language level of approximately IELTS 6-6.5 / CEFR B2.
  • KLS General English Skills 4: This module is suitable for Advanced level students i.e. English Language level of approximately IELTS 7.0+ / CEFR C1-C2.

At the start of the course, we will conduct a test to put you in the correct level. You can study for one 10 week term or continue for two terms.

Please note, completion of this course does not provide UKVI-approved evidence of language level, and we cannot provide student visas or accommodation for entry onto this course.

Booking information

Dates for open courses currently available will be listed above with a "Book now" link that will direct you to our payment website. If no dates are shown and you would like to register your interest for future dates for this course please contact us. Please note, places on these courses are limited - you must be able to make a regular commitment to the course, including some work outside class each week.

Fees

The course fees are as follows:

  • Kingston University students and staff (including Study Abroad and Erasmus students):
    Free (You will be required to purchase the course e-textbook independently at the beginning of the course. We will email you with details of this after we have allocated you to a class).
  • Non-Kingston students (members of the public):
    Course fees are £240 for the first term, £200 for the second term. You will also be required to purchase the course e-textbook independently at the beginning of the course. We will email you with details of this after we have allocated you to a class.

As an educational institution our fees do not attract VAT. If a course has any discounted fees available (eg for early-bird booking, alumni or students) these will be clearly outlined on the booking website.

Accessing your Classes

For Teaching Block 1 (September – December) all KLS English classes will be delivered via interactive online sessions. We will email you with further information about this after you enrol.

Contact us

Gabrielle Smallbone
English for Academic and Professional Development

g.smallbone@kingston.ac.uk

Contact us

Gabrielle Smallbone
English for Academic and Professional Development

g.smallbone@kingston.ac.uk

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