ENGLISH COURSES in ENGLAND
English courses in England
St.Giles School is British Council recommendation
ST. GILES COLLEGES 2018
St.Giles School was established in 1955 and now consists
of 5 centres located in London, Brighton, Eastbourne and San Francisco.
The School is a member of ARELS, which brings together the
most recognized schools teaching foreigners English. St. Giles Colleges
is recommended by British Council. What is more, the courses for
teachers organized by St. Giles in London, Brighton and San Francisco
are recommended by the Royal Society of Science in Cambridge.
Great results of the students
at St. Giles have to be ascribed to very well educated lecturers
with high qualifications. They take care of the student from the
moment the course starts: assessment test at the beginning
checks your language efficiency, if necessary the lecturers will
help you to solve your problems and every two weeks you will
take a test the aim of which will be to show how much you have
Apart from English learning St. Giles gives
you the opportunity to directly take part in every-day life of
Americans or Englishmen in your free time.
Types of accommodation
the students prefer to live with families. This is the best
way not only to get to know every-day life of the Americans or
Englishmen, but it is also an opportunity to use the knowledge
gained during classes in practice. The host families are very
carefully chosen by the school's employees according to the
information about the student given before the course. The host
family takes care of the student's needs and prepares the meals -
taking the preferences of our students into account.
Students and teenagers may also choose students' accommodation and
the persons who want to feel independent can stay at the hotels
situated near the school.
In order to give you the possibility of
choosing the type of accommodation that suits you best please inform
us about your expectations at least four weeks (Great Britain) and
eight weeks (USA) before the day of your arrival.
On the first day of your course you will write a
test in order to check your knowledge and qualify you to the proper
level of the group. The test consists of the written part and
a short talk with the teacher or other qualified employee of the
The following levels of the groups are
available during every course:
- intermediate II
- intermediate III
The group consists of max. 12 people, but usually
there are 8-9 people. All the courses organized by St. Giles
are held in international groups, which enables you to speak
English not only with the teachers but also with other students.
Exams and certificates
St. Giles School prepares for the all known
all over the world English language exams, e.g.: First
Certificate in English, Certificate in Advanced English, Certificate
of Proficiency in English, Oxford Examinations, TOEFL and LCCI
Examinations. You can get information regarding the dates of
the exams and charges in the Foreign Languages School "LEXIS".
All the branches of St. Giles
organize the exams on all levels. If you pass such an exam and get
the results of your course, you will be entitled to receive the Certificate
of St. Giles School, which confirms that you completed you
course at St. Giles on given level.
St. Giles offers
courses of many levels of intensity, the aim of which is to prepare
the students to realize their goals. The participants of the
courses in London and Brighton have to be at least 16 years old, and
of the courses in Eastbourne 14 years old (unless it was specified
courses for children/seniors).
-- super intensive courses
(28 hours per week) for people who want to prepare for
the Cambridge examinations. You will have 6 classes during the day:
4 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon (apart from Fridays);
- intensive courses
(20 lessons per week) for the students who want to spend at least 2
weeks in England and apart from learning English would like to gain
knowledge about the life and culture of British people. You
will have classes in the morning or in the afternoon (depending on
- general courses
(15 lessons per week) for every person who would like to speak and
write English fluently. You will have classes in the afternoons, 3
hours ever day, from 13.45 pm to 16.45 pm
Lesson lasts 50 minutes.
the courses mentioned above different branches of St. Giles
offer particular specialised courses:
(28 hours per week, the course lasts 4 weeks) for university
students who want to prepare for future studies in English-speaking
countries. You need to know English on intermediate II or higher
- courses for the
management staff - for people over 21 who want to learn in a
short period of time vocabulary and gain skills connected with
business English. The course consists of the following parts:
negotiations, presentation and analysis of the data. However, the
programme of the course may be slightly modified if the students
wish so. The courses last at least a week and start ever week all
the year long. If you choose this course you will have 20, 30 or
even 35 hours per week. You need to know English on intermediate II
- business courses
(28 hours per week, the course lasts 4, 8 or 12 weeks), there are
general English classes in the morning and business English classes
in the afternoon. You will particularly learn to talk fluently
on general business topics, write business letters and talk on the
phone, prepare reports and deliver speeches. After completing the
course you may take LCCI exam. You need to know English on
intermediate II or higher level.
courses for Cambridge or TOEFL examinations - for persons who would
like to study on one of the universities in English-speaking
countries or work abroad. You need to know English at least on
- one-year courses
(20 hours per week) for people who would like to learn English while
staying some time in England and in the future want to work or study
in one of the English-speaking countries. Further information at the
College Of Foreign Languages LEXIS.
( 10 - 15 years) are organized in modern recreation centres. Apart
from learning the language the kids will just have fun, take part in
sport classes, visit interesting places in the neighbourhood.
Experienced employees of the school will take care of them all the
time. Further information at the College Of Foreign Languages
-organized for people who would like to teach or they already
teach English in their countries and want to improve their
qualifications. Further information at the College Of Foreign
language and working -this course is for those students in the age
from 18 to 30 years who in the same time would like to learn English
and gain experience at work in the field they choose. You need
to know English on intermediate II or higher level.
- learning language
and recreation -apart from learning language we offer to
the students a special cultural and recreation programme and a
opportunity to take part in every-day life of British people.
and cultural Programme
Every St. Giles branch offers
very interesting and rich recreation and cultural programmes for the
participants of the courses. These are sightseeing tours, visits in
the museums, cinemas, theatres and bowling centres. Students may
also play their favourite sport games, e.g. tennis, squash,
badminton or volleyball. There are computer laboratory with well-equipped
multimedia library, library with reading room and language
laboratory in every St. Giles centre. Using these facilities is
usually free or the cost is very low.
Persons who would like us to arrange the journey
for them should specify means of transport in the declaration form
or agree upon this issue with our Representative.
You may go by:
Your ticket will be waiting for you
in the College of Foreign Languages "LEXIS", you will
receive it from our Representative or by mail.
During the journey the
student is insured by the carrier (civil liability). During your
stay abroad you can buy additional insurance from the Representative
specified by us.
- DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSES AND PRICES
IN THE CENTRE OF LONDON
IN LONDON HIGHGATE
HOW TO BECOME A STUDENT AT THE ST. GILES
All issues concerning the course, booking,
journey etc. you may set in person or by mail in the College of
Foreign Languages "LEXIS" or with our Representative. After
you choose the course, type of accommodation and other services you
will be asked to fill in the application form, sign the contract and make a
settled payment in PLN on our bank account "LEXIS".
Application form, one copy of the contract and the confirmation of the
payment should be sent to us by mail or fax so that we would be able
to receive the documents two weeks before the course starts (persons
from other towns contact our Representative).
Before you leave you will
ˇ confirmation of the admission to the
course together with a special letter for the border authorities in
Great Britain so that you do not have any problems with entering
ˇ ticket for your journey - if you are leaving
from Warsaw (persons leaving from other towns in Poland contact our
ˇ confirmation of the booking of your
accommodation together with the address, telephone and a short
characteristic of the host family.
- bill for all services you paid for.
camps with English for kids and teenagers