General English + Academic English
Get the Skills you Need
Our General English + Academic English course is for motivated students with a B2/C1 level of English, who wish to improve their academic skills or study in the UK in the future. Students enjoy all aspects of our General English Course along with eight additional lessons focusing on Academic English.
Our professional, friendly teachers help students to hone their academic skills and prepare for higher education in English. Lessons include a Q&A session with the Bloxham admissions team who offer useful advice and information on UK academic life.
Develop Your Mind
We aim to develop and practise essential academic skills and to nurture life skills that are necessary for studying away from home, such as time management, being independent and making international friends.
Gain Real Life Skills
Students benefit from practical lessons on essay writing, giving effective presentations and note taking techniques, useful for university lectures.
Students create and deliver short presentations and receive individual feedback.
To experience daily life at a historic UK boarding school
To gain an understanding of the UK education system
To learn and practise transferable life skills, such as how to create and deliver an effective presentation
To develop academic writing skills, such as essay writing
To develop and practise spoken communication skills, such as giving presentations
To practise essential academic skills, such as reading strategies and notetaking/listening strategies for university lectures
For students aged 14-17 years old
Maximum class size – 8
For students studying towards a B2/C1 level of English
2 week course - 8 x 45 minute lessons along with 27 lessons/30 hours General English (maximum class size – 16)
Excursions and daily activity programme