Academic English

Helping students progress with their English language studies

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A full-time intensive programme designed to help students meet the English Language entry requirements to progress directly into other Guildhouse qualifications.  


Our Academic English Programme helps students develop their English skills to excel in their chosen academic programme: A level, or University Foundation Programme. This programme is designed to be taken before an academic programme.

Students partake in various areas of intensive English language study including Academic English, Essay construction, research and note taking along with several projects and assignments to improve their abilities.

Academic English Attributes

Prepares a student for further academic study in the UK

Prepare for tests like IELTS to be able to take the government approved IELTS for UKVI

An introduction to the vocabulary required for the student's chosen academic programme

Learn about the following subjects in English: Maths; Business; History; and the Sciences

Improved accuracy and fluency when using English

Improves a student's confidence



“The teachers were always extremely supportive and prepared me for
university life.”

Klidja from Albania went on to study Civil Engineering at the University of East London

Questions about Academic English

Students develop their writing, listening, reading and spoken English skills. Students learn new vocabulary, a basic understanding of grammar and how to use new words in both academic and everyday situations. This programme also provides an introduction to the common terms used regularly in academic subjects covering, for example: English for Business, English for Maths, English for Science and English for Humanities. Students also be exposed to English in everyday life, becoming familiar with it as a day to day communication and socialising tool.

Academic English is ideal for students aged 16+ who wish to study in the UK but do not yet have strong English. This programme is designed to develop a students skills and confidence in the language.

Success guarantees entrance to one of our further study options.

Academic English teaches the grammar, terms and expressions used in academic subjects, and success guarantees you entry to one of our academic programmes that will allow you to progress to a UK university.

As English is used in international business all over the world, employers like and value your language skills greatly. By mastering the English Language, students make themselves more attractive to big organisations and stand out from the crowd. Accurate English is the key to success.

Students are examined through a combination of internal and external exams.

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