English for Work and Life (General English)

English for Work and Life (General English)

English for Work and Life (General English)

General English classes develop your accuracy and fluency with an emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, as well as the development of reading, writing, speaking and listening.  We also offer a Communicative Focus Class (CFC) each week which is based on topics relating to Irish life and culture.

  • General English is listed on the Interim List of Eligible Programmes  

ILEP Number

Course Name

Exit Exam

0341/0016

General English

 

IELTS

 

0341/0017

General English

 

Cambridge First (FCE)

 

0341/0018

General English

 

Cambridge Advanced (CAE)

 

0341/0019

General English

 

Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)

 

Who is this course for?

Full-time courses in General English are for all levels from Elementary (A2) to Proficiency (C2).  The General English courses aim at developing students' overall ability to communicate confidently in English.  Students also prepare for international exams such as IELTS and Cambridge English.

Learning outcomes

Helping students develop their English speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills in a practical and focused manner to achieve their English language targets.

Course 

Summary

 

Delivery 

  On-Campus   &

   Online

Language Level

Classes are available at Levels CEFR A2 and above

Length Minimum 4 weeks

20 hours per week

09.00 – 13.00 plus independent study

Class Size Maximum 15 students,  minimum of 6 students
Age 18 years +
Start Dates

In addition to the intake dates below, you can now begin your course any Monday.  Contact infolang@ucc.ie with your preferred start date.

  • 28 September 2020
  • 27 October 2020
  • 23 November 2020
  • 11 January 2021
  • 08 February 2021
  • 08 March 2021
  • 19 April 2021
  • 17 May 2021
Course Content
  • English language skills and systems teaching
  • Formative and summative assessment to ensure clear progress
  • Project work
  • Cultural, university and community sessions
  • Tuition based on student language needs
  • Guest lectures

End of course assessment

Students can choose their exit exam options

Progression

Transfer to the Academic English with IELTS if preferred and if of a suitable level

 
How to Apply

The Application Form is in the following link

Fees

(Exam fee is extra)

Number of weeksCost
4

€1,000

8

€1,920

12

€2,760

16

€3,520

20

€4,200

24

€4,920

28

€5,600

32

€6,400

33

€6,600

 

IT requirements on campus: students may be expected to have their laptop or smartphone available to them in class.


10-hour English for Work and Life (General English) course

   

10-hour per week English for Work and Life (General English) course can also be taken wholly online. 
Intake any Monday.  11:00 - 13:00 Monday to Friday
Please check out the details on this webpage.  
Email infolang@ucc.ie for details.

IT requirements: a computer, tablet or smartphone with audio and video.  A reliable internet connection.  You will need to be able to access MS Teams, Zoom or Canvas for your classes, depending on the course applied for.

 

 

 

“This online programme was very effective for those living in other countries"

Misa Shimone, from TUFS University in Japan

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“Online course at UCC Language Centre, is a real class in real-time, not just a webinar"

Lyaysan Khusainova from Russia

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Language Centre

Lárionad Teanga

G 36, O'Rahilly Building,University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

External Accreditation

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