English Language Courses in Bournemouth, United Kingdom

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By studying with us, you will improve your communication skills, grammatical knowledge and confidence – and get a step closer to achieving your goals. Our exam preparation courses are specifically designed for students to obtain the best possible results.

ETC International College is a specialist English language school accredited by the British Council and established in 1989. We provide English language training and specialist courses for international students from all over the world. We are accredited by the British Council and provide excellent quality courses.

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At a Glance

At ABILITY English, we are passionate about teaching our students to really grasp the essence of the English language. We encourage students to listen to and speak as much of the language as possible, convinced that practice is the only way to bring lasting improvement. We provide a safe and supportive environment for students to practise their skills, helping them to understand and correct their own mistakes as they grow in confidence.

English Courses

Courses for exam preparation - Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE and IELTS
General English
English for Special Purposes Courses
Duration 12 weeks
Start date 15th September, 5th January, 30th March, 22nd June
Visa required Tier 4 Visa
Study load 6 hours per week for 15 weeks
Assessments Test exams every Monday, Exams every Friday


From £1,300 per month (course and accomodation)

Key Features

Our courses include 15 hours lessons per week (20 hours for IELTS and 21 hours for Intensive English), homework and occasional exam practice sessions. It will help you consolidate your language skills and improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Our quality courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference, which guarantees you will learn the right skills and your certification is recognised worldwide. On our English programmes, you will improve your English language skills in reading, listening, speaking, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, writing and orthography.

What you will learn

  • Learn about the test and what is required from them
  • Learn valuable test tips
  • Practise their test-taking skills under pressure
  • Learn how to improve any personal weaknesses
  • Learn how to pass the exam with the required score

Course Structure

Business English

This specialist course is for business people who want to enhance their language ability. Students on this programme will take 10 lessons per week of specialised tuition, as well as projects, assignments, case studies, seminars, progress reports, and optional visits to relevant places of interest. Our quality courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference, which guarantees you will learn the right skills and your certification is recognised worldwide.

General English

Our General English course caters for students at all levels of proficiency, from beginner to advanced, for 15 hours per week. The Intensive course, over 21 hours a week, include 8 lessons of skills practice each week. It provides the same topics and core materials as the General English course, but includes two lessons of additional skills practice to help students develop their confidence.

Studying the UK

Students at ETC International College find a friendly, relaxed atmosphere where expert tutors provide the best tuition possible. You will make the most of your time with us and be supported, guided and encouraged throughout your studies. You will be treated individually according to your need and goals by our experienced teams.

We are conveniently located in the centre of Bournemouth, close to the sandy beaches and to the main attractions of the city. A long-established tourist destination, Bournemouth is a beautiful seaside resort, which attracts visitors from all over the UK and the world. The city boasts beautiful parks and gardens and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

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