Summer Pre-sessional (12 weeks)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Certificate
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
12 weeks
Intakes
June
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 3,934

Entry Requirements

  • The minimum age of enrolment for this programme is 18.
  • To start this programme you should submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) result.

Curriculum

The Summer Pre-sessional programme consists of up to three 4-week stages. Where you enter the programme depends on your current level of English.

  • Stage 1: develop your English – intermediate level (12 weeks)
  • Stage 2: extend your English – higher intermediate level (8 weeks)
  • Stage 3: consolidate your English – lower advanced level (4 weeks).

Stage 1: intermediate

You will develop your level of general English and you will begin your study of English for academic purposes.

  • Practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Introduction to English for academic purposes
  • Grammar review and vocabulary development
  • Pronunciation and intonation practice
  • Language learning strategies
  • British culture.

Stage 2: higher intermediate

You will further develop your level of both general and academic English.

General English

  • Intensive practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Grammar review and vocabulary development
  • Pronunciation and intonation practice
  • Language learning strategies.

Academic English

  • Preparation for studying in English
  • Listening and note-taking skills from lectures
  • Extensive reading
  • Writing summaries from lectures and articles
  • Taking part in seminars
  • Introduction to British academic conventions.

Stage 3: lower advanced

The final stage of the pre-sessional programme develops your academic English to the level you will need to start your chosen degree.

  • Research skills
  • Extensive academic reading and note-taking
  • Extending your academic vocabulary
  • Writing successful academic essays, reports and summaries
  • Giving academic presentations
  • Understanding British academic conventions.

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