English skills for work and work experience

Gain experience in the workplace while improving your English language skills
English work experience

We offer a course that combines an Intensive English course with work experience. From September to June

individuals can choose  2+ weeks Intensive English course and from 1 to 4 weeks work experience

This course is designed for students wishing to gain knowledge and skills in English for work and to have experience of working and using their English with a local business.


Designed For

  • anyone over the age of 16+
  • those with an English language level of Intermediate and above
  • students wishing to gain relevant experience in the English workplace while improving their language skills at the same time.
Course Facts 
Course start datesAny Monday from September 2018 to June 2019 for individuals or groups
Course durationFrom two weeks English tuition
From 1 to 4 weeks work placement
English levelIntermediate plus
Minimum age17+years. 16+ at the discretion of the school
Class sizeMaximum of 10 students afternoon
CoursebookUse of course materials
School ClosedChristmas Break: Monday 24th December to Wednesday 2nd January, Bank Holidays: Friday 19th April, Monday 27th May


English with work experience programme

Start dateNo. of weeksPrice
Any Monday from September 3rd 2018 to June 2019 and then from September 9th to December 20th 2019 From 2+ weeksFrom £250 per week (see General English prices)
£60 work placement fee.
Groups prices on request

Booking Fee: £65

Course Structure

The English and work experience course starts with a two week Intensive English course (23 hours per week) divided into a General English module in the morning and the ‘English Skills for Work’ modules in the afternoons.

Days of the WeekMorning SessionAfternoon Session
Monday to Thursday09:30 to 12:4514:00 to 16.00
Friday09:00 to 12:45afternoon free
Morning break 11:00 to 11:15 each day

The morning Class

During the morning class you will study on a Standard General English programme and this includes:

  • Review and consolidation of tenses
  • Speaking development with emphasis on everyday speaking
  • Writing skills development
  • Listening for general and detailed understanding
  • Reading for detail and overall understanding
  • Vocabulary development
  • Pronunciation practice

Approximately 1 hour of homework will be given to you every day.

The Afternoon Class

During the afternoon classes you will study the English Skills for Work modules”

English skills for work:

  • Module 1 – CV writing and job interview
  • Module 2 – speaking on the telephone
  • Module 3 – emailing
  • Module 4 – soft skills in the workplace
  • Module 5 – workplace vocabulary

The work Experience

The work experience will take place in local charity shops, coffee bars and restaurants.  LanguageUK tries to find your work experience in Broadstairs. However, it might be necessary to take a short bus or train journey to either Margate or Ramsgate.  You are given a work experience diary and will be visited by a member of LanguageUK staff to talk about your progress.

What's Included

What's Included?
Monthly tutorial with the Director of Studies for students attending for more than four weeks
Free WiFi access throughout the school
End-of-Course Certificate of Achievement and proof of English level
All tuition


What's not Included in package
Bank charges
Travel and airport transfer
Examination entry fees if required
Registration Fee
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