At each level, teachers use a variety of teaching methods ensuring that lessons are both effective and enjoyable. In addition to following a course book, all students are involved in different types of activities suitable for their age group. These include pair and group work, role-play, interactive language games, music and CD-Roms. Students also have access to library facilities.
Courses for learners who are 6 and 7 years old (P1 and P2) have a maximum of 12 children in each class.
Our Primary school courses are topic-based and are designed to be communicative, motivating and fun. Our lessons focus on developing children's confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing through creative activities, language games, songs, stories and videos.
Our courses are divided into 5 levels from beginner/false beginners upwards and run once-a-week (3 hours) or twice-a-week (1.5 hours each lesson).
Maximum number of children per class (P3, P4 and P5) : 16
Our Junior level courses are for beginners, false beginners and pre-intermediate students and offer the chance to develop language skills in English through a range of communicative and personalised topics and tasks. The lessons maximise and build on students’ grammatical knowledge and integrate strategies to enable them to develop greater learner autonomy.
Our courses integrate preparation for the Cambridge ESOL exams: KET.
Our courses are divided into 4 levels from beginners upwards, and run once-a-week (3 hours) or twice-a-week (1.5 hours each lesson).
Maximum number of students per class: 16
Our Teens courses offer students the opportunity to begin learning English on a fast-track programme taking them through beginner and pre-intermediate stages before progressing to regular courses which consolidate skills, vocabulary and grammatical areas through integrated lessons using the communicative method. Learner autonomy is a key area at teenager level.
Our courses are divided into 8 levels from beginner/false beginners upwards and run once-a-week (3 hours) or twice-a-week (1.5 hours each lesson).
Maximum number of students per class (T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7 and T8) : 16
All our courses integrate preparation for the Cambridge ESOL exams: KET, PET, FCE and CAE.
90-hour courses from September 2012 to June 2013, lessons once or twice a week - three hours per week
Term 1 (30 hours) – 28 September to 15 December 2012
Term 2 (30 hours)– 07 January to 23 March 2013
Term 3 (30 hours) – 08 April to 22 June 2013
||Hours per term
||Price per term EUR
||Annual registration fee (EUR 60.00)
|General English for children and teenagers
(aged 6 to 17)
Payment can be made by cheque made out to 'British Council', or by Multibanco.
We hold placement tests throughout the year. Tests are valid for 6 months. The test fee is EUR 10.00 which will be refunded against your course payment.