General English

Our immersive General English course develops an understanding of the English language through creative, student-centred lessons. The syllabus uses a combination of carefully selected coursebooks and materials, which have been designed especially for 12 to 16 year-old learners by our academic team.

Classes are multinational, and our focus on communication and collaboration helps you to build your confidence in using English in everyday life.

At SBC, we help you to put theory into practice. By providing you with an exciting way to develop your use of the language, our tutors have every opportunity to upgrade your language usage and to take your English to a whole new level.

At a Glance

Neighbouring the world’s oldest inhabited castle, with alumni including 19 former British prime ministers, see why Eton stands as the global benchmark in private school education and is the perfect place to study General English this summer.

  • Prices From: £4,800
  • Ages: 12-16
  • Course Length: 2 Weeks
  • English Level: All Levels A1-C1 (Beginner to Advanced)
  • Start Dates: 10th & 24th July 2023
  • Academic Content: 15 Hours of Lessons per Week
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Location: Eton College
SBC at Eton College grounds and view of the school

What you’ll learn

  • Through dynamic lessons with a communicative focus, you will boost your confidence in fluency as well as using more vocabulary and grammar.
  • By taking part in a series of creative class activities, collaborative tasks and weekly class projects, you will also learn how to work effectively together and to apply your English in real-world scenarios.
  • Enhanced research skills in preparation for university.
  • Relevant and practical phrases that you can use in everyday English.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Gain an enhanced understanding of English through constant interaction.
  • Feel more confident in your communication and presentation skills, with greater motivation to apply what you have learnt in your future studies.
  • Build stronger self confidence in using English as part of your everyday life, by using what you have acquired in meaningful and challenging group work tasks.
  • Develop your listening skills of different types of English by immersing yourself in a multinational learning environment.

What You’ll Get

  • By joining us at Eton you will leave with an enhanced understanding of English, better confidence in your communication and presentation skills and with even higher motivation to gain the grades your English deserves.
  • We provide a student-centred environment where motivation and self confidence thrive. By being part of our learning community you can start to build the foundations for your English to shine.
  • Immerse yourself in British culture, by taking part in exciting day trips that have previously included cities such as London and Oxford.

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It is like a dream that you want to experience again and again. You will never be tired of it

Alexander, Student, Eton

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Take your English to the next level at one of the most prestigious schools in the world. Complete the enquiry form below and one of our friendly admissions team will contact you.