Course Description

The part-time adult General English course covers the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar. The course includes Cambridge examination preparation at levels B2 – C2.

This course combines part-time General English with paid work experience for 12 to 52 weeks.

Students have use of a coursebook in class and are given homework as part of the course.

Students can attend a weekly language clinic, free of charge, where they will get one-to-one help on any aspect of English they wish to review.

Students can attend English 2000 social activities and excursions, to help build confidence in practising English outside the classroom environment. Some activities are free, other activities and all excursions will incur a charge and this is payable at Reception.

Full-time work is not guaranteed. Students should bring enough money to cover some living expenses.

Work Experience

  • Work placement in or near Bournemouth in the Hotel & Catering industry
  • National Minimum Wage
  • Hours and work are decided by the placement provider
  • Room only self-catering accommodation, during the placement, is arranged by English 2000 or the placement provider and the cost is up to £130 per week
  • There are no fees for finding the work placement


  • General English 4 lessons / 3 hours per week
  • Language Clinic
  • Maximum 16 in a class

Learner Objectives

  • By the end of the course, learners will have:
  • Studied and practised a range of grammar in context relevant to their level
  • Read texts for gist and detail
  • Listened to texts for gist and detail
  • Studied and practised a range of lexis and functional language in context
  • Studied and practised pronunciation accuracy
  • Planned, organised and produced pieces of written work

Entry Requirements

  • The minimum age is 18
  • The minimum level is B1 Intermediate up to C2 Proficiency
  • Full CV
  • Motivation Letter
  • Photo
  • EU Nationals

Course Accreditation

  • An English 2000 Certificate

Optional External Qualifications

  • Cambridge First Certificate
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate
  • Cambridge Proficiency Certificate

Course Dates