The 50+ Course enables you to practise your English, explore the region, meet new people and make new friends. The course includes language development and an inclusive social programme. Our aim is to help you enjoy learning and using English. We also help you to discover our beautiful region.
The lessons enable you to:
The social programme is planned by our experienced staff who accompany you on all the trips. Each course includes two afternoon events and one half-day excursion each week with a full-day excursion on the mid-course weekend. There is an optional weekly evening event at extra cost. We:
|Start & Finish Dates||Weeks||Total Tuition|
(including Social Programme)
|20 Apr - 1 May 2020||2||£790.00|
|20 Apr - 15 May 2020||4||£1,422.00|
|4 May - 15 May 2020||2||£790.00|
|4 May - 29 May 2020||4||£1,422.00|
|18 May - 29 May 2020||2||£790.00|
|18 May - 12 Jun 2020||4||£1,422.00|
|1 Jun - 12 Jun 2020||2||£790.00|
|17 Aug - 28 Aug 2020||2||£790.00|
|17 Aug - 11 Sep 2020||4||£1,422.00|
|31 Aug - 11 Sep 2020||2||£790.00|
|28 Sep - 9 Oct 2020||2||£740.00|
There is a registration fee of £65.00 (£80.00 in 2020) for all bookings. For information on deposits, payment of fees and our refund policy including cancellations please see our terms and conditions.
|09.30 - 11.00: Language Development||
10.00 - 18.00: Full day excursion to Liverpool
A vibrant city associated with the Beatles. Attractions include two cathedrals, museums and galleries, the famous waterfront and the Albert Dock.
On some courses the mid-course weekend excursion may be on a Sunday rather than a Saturday.
|Welcome, online testing and school orientation||Conversation skills: Getting to know each other||Asking questions: Direct and indirect question forms||Talking about the past: Past and perfect tense review||Comparing things: Comparatives and superlatives|
|11.30 - 13.00: Skills Development|
|British Life Quiz: Study skills||Food and Shopping||Travel||British Culture, Customs and Traditions||Describing a journey / Beatles' song|
|14.15 - 15.45: An introductory tour of Chester
See the historic walls, the famous clock, the cathedral, the town hall and the unique Rows.
|14.30 - 15.45: Social Programme Overview
An outline of our social programme and possibilities for independent visits in the region.
|Free afternoon with optional evening activity (e.g. theatre visit £30 additional cost)||13.30 - 18.00: Port Sunlight
A unique village with beautiful architecture, a fascinating history and a wonderful art gallery.
|14.30 - 15.45: Meet the British Afternoon Tea
Enjoy a delicious cream tea at a local tearoom and learn about the history of this English tradition.
8 May, 25 May and 31 August 2020 are public holidays when there will be an excursion/orientation programme for students on the 50+ Course instead of lessons for that day.