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English courses designed to help you progress

General English, Intensive IELTS, B2 First and more!

Intensive General English

The main objective of this course is to help you communicate better in real-life situations. 

The school uses the latest course books which teachers adapt to make relevant to their learners’ needs. You can expect to learn new grammar and vocabulary every day!

21 Hours per week. Age 17 plus.

This course is suitable for:

  • Students who want to improve their general English level
  • Students who want to improve their English before taking our IELTS course or before going on to university e.g. a Master’s degree or PhD studies
  • Students who want to improve their job prospects
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All levels welcome

Beginner*, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced.


Each term lasts 10 weeks and students must study for a minimum of 2 weeks.

Hours per week


Class Size

Average: 10
Maximum: 16*
*Different classrooms have different sizes so some classrooms may have a maximum of 8.

Start Dates

Any Monday.
(*Beginners should start near the beginning of term – Check term times)


A free placement test, free extra classes, your textbook, a bag of materials and a certificate at the end of your course.


At Leeds English Language School, we offer 6 different levels of English courses (Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced).

In addition, we offer IELTS exam preparation courses, which are suitable for Upper Intermediate and Advanced level students.

This diagram (Fig 1) shows the different paths available and the CEFR level equivalents.
1 course = 10 weeks.

course routes

Course Materials

Course Book

At the start of the course, students receive an official course book suited to their level.

Online Self Study

Leeds English students have access to the official online materials from their course book for up to one year after completing their course.

CEFR graded report and assessment

Your final report will be graded A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2.


Lesson 1BreakLesson 2LunchLesson 3
Monday9.15-10.4515 minutes11.00-12.3045 minutes13.15-14.45
Tuesday9.15-10.4515 minutes11.00-12.3045 minutes13.15-14.45
Wednesday9.15-10.4515 minutes11.00-12.3045 minutes13.15-14.45
Thursday9.15-10.4515 minutes11.00-12.3045 minutes13.15-14.45
Friday9.15-10.4515 minutes11.00-12.30

Homework and assessment

Students are expected to complete approximately one hour of homework every day. Regular tests help students to see the progress they have made. These are done in class every two weeks. There is a mid-course test in week 5 and a final test in week 10.

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