General English Classes – Starter (Lower Beginner)

Our General English Classes for Beginners to Start Communicating in English

Learn to speak and understand English

LESSONS PER WEEK
4/6/15 hours
CLASS SIZE
Max 10 Students
AGE RANGE
Adults
COURSE LENGTH
From 1 Week
MINIMUM LEVEL
No minimum
REGISTRATION FEE
Free – Pay
Course Fees Only

This course for beginners will help you learn basic English and build your confidence to begin to have conversations in English. Learning English at Link School of English is pleasant, interesting and effective. There is no minimum level required to join our starter English classes, these courses are suitable for complete beginners as well as those who started learning English very recently and want to progress to the next level. This is a warm-up stage and most students continue learning English on higher level courses.
Our English Starter classes refer to A1 level of the Common European Framework.

General English Classes at Starter Level are for:

  • people who want to start learning English from ‘zero’
  • people who want to begin understanding others speaking English
  • those who want to start communicating in English at a basic level
  • those who want to learn useful English for everyday situations
  • those who live in an English-speaking country
  • those who want a fun a friendly environment in which to learn and study English

If you fit one or more of the descriptions above then our General English Classes for Beginners will help you begin to understand and speak English and take it to the next level.

Times of English courses for beginners:
  • Monday – Friday 9.30 – 12.30 – intensive English for beginners
    Nearest intensive English course for beginners starts: 11/09/2017
  • Tuesday, Thursday 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sunday

  • SPECIAL OFFER: Intensive English Course for Beginners: Monday – Friday 9.30 – 12.30. Book 3 weeks, get 1 week free, 12 weeks + 4 free. Offer ends 30/09/2017.

    WEEKEND ENGLISH COURSES FROM £32 PER WEEK*

    *When full course fee paid minimum 14 days before the course start date

    AFTERNOON, EVENING AND WEEKEND ENGLISH CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS 2017

    Pay the full course fee minimum 14 days before the course starts to get 15% discount
    Pay the full course fee minimum 7 days before the course starts to get 10% discount


    LEVEL

    DAYS

    TIMES

    DATES

    HOURS

    PRICE
    PRICE -15% DISCOUNT DEADLINE
    STARTER TU, TH 7.00 – 9.00 26 SEP – 8 FEB 72 £493 £419 22 SEP
    STARTER SAT, SUN 4.00 – 7.00 16 SEP – 3 DEC 72 £493 £443 9 SEP
    STARTER SAT, SUN 4.00 – 7.00 30 SEP – 17 DEC 72 £493 £419 23 SEP
     
     

    Results You Can Expect from our General English Starter Classes Include:

    You will:

    • be able to interact in a simple way when the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help
    • ask and answer questions at a basic level in face-to-face conversation
    • build basic English vocabulary
    • be able to build simple sentences
    • become a basic English user
    • be able to continue your English learning at a higher level

    After completing this level you can join our Elementary English Course.

    General English Classes Starter Course Content

    Example beginner courses topics and learning may include the following:

    Practical English and Speaking Practice

    • greetings
    • numbers
    • giving and taking phone numbers
    • completing forms
    • giving and asking about personal information
    • ordering and paying for food in a cafe
    • prices
    • things and situations in the street
    • buying things in shops
    • telling and asking about the time
    • buying a train ticket
    • talking about TV programmes
    • years and ages
    • months and dates
    • talking about friends
    • talking about places where we live
    • talking about the family
    • talking about likes and dislikes
    • talking about everyday life
    • talking about the past
    • talking about future plans
    • best wishes for the future
    Beginner English Grammar

    • learning to build basic sentences
    • ‘to be’ with personal pronouns (affirmative, questions and negative forms)
    • past tenses
    • comparatives and superlatives
    • singular and plural nouns
    • this/that/these/those
    • there is/there are
    • a/an
    • some and any
    • Present Simple
    • possessive ‘s
    • object pronouns
    • can and can’t
    • Past Simple
    • want to
    • going to
    • step-by-step grammar basics to build confidence and accuracy
    Beginner English Vocabulary

    • basic verbs and nouns
    • alphabet and spelling
    • family
    • daily routines
    • time and dates
    • jobs
    • parts of the body
    • numbers and quantities
    • common adjectives
    • describing people
    • in the house
    • important life events
    • irregular verbs
    • holidays
    • weather
    • food and drink
    • things you buy
    • colours and sizes
    • clothes
    • countries and nationalities
    • places in a town
    • personal possessions
    • free time
    • likes and dislikes
    • sports
    • other useful words and phrases

    The Stater Beginner English Course will usually cover the above, however teachers may adjust the content to the group each time.

    English Classes for Beginners at Link School are easy to follow, interesting and useful. The main focus is on learning basic English for real life situations and providing effective English practice. The main course book used in this class is the New Cutting Edge Starter (by Person-Longman). English Starter Course length: usually 70 – 120 hours of group lessons.