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Leeds Language College teaches English to foreign students over 16 at an affordable and competitive price.
At Leeds Language College you can choose to study:
• General English course
• First Certificate Exam course (FCE)
• International English Language Testing System course (IELTS)
At Leeds Language College you are taught by experienced and qualified teachers in a positive and friendly manner. Our courses have been designed to combine the newest teaching methods with an enjoyable class environment. We offer a wide range of courses with a flexible timetable of 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm, 3pm-6pm and 6pm-9pm. Our aim is that our students learn quickly and effectively according to their needs.
Leeds Language College is located in the centre of Leeds and is easily accessible from the station and all major bus routes. Leeds is only two hours from London and one hour from Manchester making travel to other cities in England easy. Leeds also has an international airport so you can fly directly from your country to Leeds.
In Leeds you will use English every day at your college, at your home and at your work.
“Learn English in Leeds and experience an amazing and exciting city”
Location Leeds Language College is located in the centre of Leeds and is easily accessible from the station and all major bus routes. Leeds Language College can be found at: Provident House - Vicar Lane Leeds, England LS2 7NL in the centre of the city.
England Map Provident House Studying in Leeds Our experienced and qualified staff teach in a positive and friendly manner so you learn English in a quick and enjoyable way. You experience English culture and make friends from all around the world whilst using new vocabulary and grammar. Our aim is that you learn correctly in an interesting environment. We offer a wide range of courses and we help you find the best course for you. You can study from one week to one year, the choice is yours!! Each course has a minimum of 15 hours a week. We have trial lessons to help you decide what course will be best for you! Working in Leeds Leeds has many job opportunities and was recently voted best city for business. At Leeds Language College we can arrange job interviews for you to help you find the best job for you. At work you will practice your English skills with English speakers. Students from EU Countries can work in the UK without any restriction. All students with student visas can work up to 20 hours per week during the course time. At Leeds Language College we help our students get their National Insurance Number. You apply for your National Insurance number when you start work or start looking for a job. Student support Our staff take time to discuss and understand your needs, provide advice and help you to feel comfortable in Leeds. We help our students to find the best affordable accommodation. We also offer advice on courses available for higher education and look at the best options available to you. Whilst you study the college will look after your welfare. The college offers assistance with employment, visas, accommodation, and bank accounts to help you get the best out of Leeds. When you study you will be able to relax and enjoy the city of Leeds.
Our courses have been designed to combine the newest teaching methods with an enjoyable class environment. Our aim is that our students learn quickly and effectively according to their needs.
Our staff are able to help you find the most suitable course for your requirements. We offer a wide range of courses with a flexible time table of 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm, 3pm-6pm and 6pm-9pm. Our courses range from:
• General English Course
• FCE (First Certificate Exam)
• IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Every level in the General English course has emphasis on speaking English with confidence, reading, listening, and writing.
Beginner: learn the alphabet, numbers and vocabulary, the basic words you need to communicate in English and to share information.
Elementary: Students already have some basic grammar skills, new grammar and survival English, increase reading skills and vocabulary to offer advice. The course also looks at adjectives and adverbs, verb tenses and sentence structure.
Pre-Intermediate: Students learn about verbs (regular, irregular, modal, tenses and other forms), nouns and pronouns, prepositions and determiners, adjectives and adverbs, simple reported speech and conditional sentences. Extra vocabulary for everyday English.
Intermediate: At this level students learn about future forms, passives (present and past tenses), question forms, directions, agreeing and disagreeing in English, listening and reading skill development and writing informal letters.
Upper Intermediate: This Course looks at complex verb patterns, formal letters and writing, interpreting specific texts, expressing opinions and giving details about yourself and your ambitions, talking about relationships, telephoning and giving interviews.
Advanced: At this level you consolidate and extend your knowledge in grammar. You develop speaking, reading, listening and writing accuracy. The course involves gap fill, error correction, word formation, register transfer and text completion, text structure and specific meaning whilst recognizing opinions and attitude. The course also covers spoken interviews, discussions and conversations. Proficiency: You will learn and revise advanced grammar points to make your English more natural. You will learn phrasal verbs and idioms and slang expressions. You will be able to differentiate between various levels of language formality. In writing skill you will learn to use specific writing skills, you will work on your oral fluency and extend your vocabulary to strike conversations in many topics.
We offer specific courses to prepare you for the internationally recognised exams.
The courses involve practice at the appropriate level in writing skills, reading and listening comprehension, use of English, speaking and examination techniques.
First Certificate Exam (FCE) course
The Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) is the third level of the Cambridge exams in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). The exam involves reading, writing, use of English, listening and speaking. Successful candidates receive a certificate awarded by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. All candidates receive a statement of results showing how they performed in each of the five papers.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) courses
Many universities and other centers of education generally require IELTS level 6.0 or higher as evidence of language ability. There are two modules of the IELTS test, academic module and general training module. Academic module is for students seeking entry to a university or institution of higher education offering degree and diploma courses. The General training module is for students seeking entry to a secondary school, to vocational training courses or for people taking the IELTS test for immigration purposes.
All candidates must take a test for each of the skills of listening, speaking, academic reading and writing. The course also includes study skills and IELTS examination practice. Please notice that the starting level for this course is upper intermediate level.
Accommodation Fees We help our students to find the best affordable accommodation. The accommodation is selected for location, transport facilities and friendly environment. The homestay accommodation consists of self catering, bed and breakfast and half board subject to availability. Homestay Single room Double room Triple room Self catering £95 per week £85 per week £80 per week Bed and breakfast £100 per week £90 per week £85 per week Half board £120 per week £110 per week £95 per week
Exam entry fees are not included. Entry fees are under £100.
Registration fee £30.
The time table is: 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm, 3pm-6pm and 6pm-9pm.
Your time table is subject to the availability of your level at your chosen time.
Indicative fees are subject to change.
Fees for booking your accommodation £30 Accommodation fees must be paid in full and booked at least two weeks before student arrival at the College.
Double and triple rooms are only for students who travel and pay together.
Fees (Prices are in GBP/UK STERLING). Accommodation fees maybe subject to change. Homestay accommodation can provide a pick-up service from your point of entry into Leeds if required.
GENERAL TERMS Should you become a student of Leeds Language College, the College will take all reasonable steps to provide the courses as described in our current brochure. In the unlikely event that Leeds Language College is unable to provide any courses due to industrial action or circumstances beyond the College’s control, the College will take all reasonable steps to minimise any disruption to your education. The College reserves the right to make variations to the award title, contents, personnel, place, time or method of delivery of, to discontinue or to merge or combine courses, if such action is reasonably considered necessary by the College. If, after an application for a course has been accepted, the course is substantially varied from that described in the brochure or cancelled for reasons other than industrial action or circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the College, the College will use reasonable endeavours to provide a suitable replacement course. If you do not accept the replacement course, you will be entitled to withdraw from the course. In the event of such withdrawal, an appropriate refund of course fees will be made. No changes to course times may be requested by a student for a minimum of 4 weeks and class times can be only changed if there is a place available. New students must take a Leeds Language College placement test to determine the most suitable level to study. If students disagree with the College’s reasonable assessment of their language proficiency and choose to leave the College as a result, no refund will be payable. Leeds Language College students can change their level of study with the approval of the College. Examinations can be taken at a student’s request and fees must be paid on specific dates. Payment of examination fees is the responsibility of the student. Leeds Language College will not give students’ personal details to a third party (apart from appropriate authorities) without written permission. Leeds Language College may use student photos for promotional and publicity material unless a student specifically objects Student property left at Leeds Language College will be at the owner’s risk. Leeds Language College does not have parking spaces or facilities for storage. Decisions made by the management of Leeds Language College will be final and binding in all cases for all students and their agents/representatives. The agreement between you and Leeds Language College is subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. ACCOMMODATION Accommodation fees must be paid in full and booked at least two weeks before student arrival at the College. Accommodation fees are indicative and subject to change depending on availability of the property. Accommodation fees must be paid in full directly to the College and not to the host family or residence. The accommodation is only valid for the person and dates given. No refund will be given for late arrivals or early departures. An accommodation search fee of £30 is payable for each search made by the College. The minimum fee to be paid for homestay is one week. If you cancel your accommodation you must give one week’s complete notice of cancellation. Cancellation must be in blocks of complete weeks. No refund will be given for partial cancellations or where the notice is less than one week. There is a cancellation charge of 50% of one week when more than one weeks notice is given. Leeds Language College can only arrange accommodation that is available at any given time. Double and triple rooms are only for students who travel and pay together. ENROLMENT AND FEES To pay Leeds Language College you can choose how you wish to make payment: (1) By Bank Transfer: HSBC BANK 13 Parliament Street York United Kingdom YO1 8XS Account name: Leeds Language College Account number: 13857727 IBAN: GB92 MIDL 4047 3113 8577 27 BIC: MIDL GB 21 09 Y When you pay by bank transfer please add £10 to the fee to cover exchange rate charges. Please remember to include all bank charges. (2) By cheque: Cheques to be made payable to Leeds Language College in GBP (POUNDS STERLING). Course bookings will be confirmed when cheques have cleared in full. When you pay by cheque please add £10 to the fee to cover exchange rate charges. Please remember to include all bank charges. (3) By credit card: Please give the card number, expiry date and a written statement to authorise us to take the money. A single non-refundable fee of £30 is paid for enrolment to Leeds Language College. This payment covers enrolment administration charges and is payable to Leeds Language College at enrolment. All courses of up to 12 weeks’ duration must be paid in full on enrolment. Courses over 12 weeks can be paid by instalments. (See Instalment Payments) The College is unable to accept applications from students of less than 18 years of age. All classes at Leeds Language College are subject to availability. Students should check class details before enrolment. Student details are kept on a database and students must keep Leeds Language College informed of any changes to their details. In consideration of the £30 enrolment fee you will receive: Enrolment certificate, immigration/visa application letter, bank introduction (usually you must be in the UK for more than 6 months), an attendance letter and a certificate when you finish your course. NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION FEES: TRAVEL, HEALTH OR PERSONAL INSURANCE, EXTERNAL EXAMINATION FEES, STATIONERY, ACCOMMODATION, BANK TRANSFER CHARGES. INSTALMENT PAYMENTS: WEEKS OF BOOKED COUSE MAXIMUN NUMBER OF PAYMENTS 1-11 FULL PAYMENT AT ENROLMENT 12-24 2 PAYMENTS 25-41 3 PAYMENTS 42+ 4 PAYMENTS If payments are not paid on the agreed date then the entire outstanding amount must be paid immediately. If payment is not made the course will be cancelled and students must enter any further course as a new enrolment. If payments are late, Leeds Language College may discontinue the instalment plan. It is the responsibility of the student to make payments into the agreed instalment payment plan. Instalment payments are only available to students who complete the full course. All payments must be made in advance. PAYING BY INSTALMENTS COULD AFFECT VISA APPLICATIONS. REFUNDS OF COURSE FEES Leeds Language College will not refund exam fees, travel costs or transfer costs to airports. Refunds can take up to 4 weeks after all the documentation has been received by Leeds Language College. When payments are made through an agent the refund will be given by that agent.with exception of payments by agents, refunds will only be made in the name of the student by cheque or bank transfer only. Additional bank charges will not be paid by Leeds Language College. The amount of refund payable to you depends on amount of time given before the start of the course. Amount of time Percentage of refund given before start course 7 WEEKS + 70% 5-6 WEEKS 55% 3-4 WEEKS 40% 2 WEEKS 10% 1 WEEKS 5% Less than 1 WEEKS 0% After start date 0% All students with Visa refusal are entitled to a refund of their course fees (not enrolment fees). Leeds Language College will deduct an administration fee of £100. COURSE DETAILS If Leeds Language College has not received payment a course will not be booked. Students are responsible for these payments which if not made will effect visa requirements. Once payment has been received into the bank a Certificate of Enrolment can be issued. Leeds Language College cannot guarantee a student will study at their time of choice but will try to meet the student’s request. If students wish to change their start date a £30 administration charge will be payable. Students must inform Leeds Language College of any required change at least 6 in advance. If a student fails to start at the selected date or complete a course, the student will be removed from the class with no possibility of transfer or refund. Course extensions will only be granted if students have authorised absence or certified illness. Students who have an attendance below 85% over the course of one calendar month (during term time) may be removed from the class (unless certified illness or authorised holiday). No refund will be payable in such circumstances. HOLIDAYS WEEKS PAID STUDY AUTHORISED HOLIDAY LESS THAN 7 WEEKS NONE 8-11 WEEKS 1 WEEK 12-17 WEEKS 2 WEEKS 18-23 WEEKS 3 WEEKS 24-29 WEEKS 4 WEEKS 30-35 WEEKS 5 WEEKS 36-39 WEEKS 6 WEEKS 40+ WEEKS 8 WEEKS Leeds Language College will be closed for Christmas/New Year and public holidays. Holidays must be booked 7 days in advance and should be planned carefully as administration costs could apply for changes or cancellations. ONE TO ONE TUITION Normal payment in advance and cancellation rules apply (see above).Tuition is subject to availability of teachers and classrooms. Leeds Language College may change teachers depending on availability. STUDENT ATTENDANCE Leeds Language College students are expected to attend all their classes unless students are unable to attend due to either certified illness or authorized holiday. Leeds Language College students who are absent for less than 4 weeks without a doctor’s certificate may be excluded from the class subject to availability and at the discretion of the college. Students absent for more than 4 weeks will be excluded from the class and may be required to book another course. Late arrivals may be excluded from the class with no refunds or course extensions given for lateness. Decision whether to permit entrance to the class is at the discretion of the teacher and Leeds Language College. Leeds Language College students who have unsatisfactory attendance will not be issued with a leaving certificate unless there are exceptional circumstances. STUDENT CONDUCT Students must inform Leeds Language College of any changes in personal circumstances in particular changes of address, telephone numbers and email address. Leeds Language College will exclude any students who are involved in a proven criminal offence or blatant misconduct. No refund will be given. Any students who deliberately damage the property of Leeds Language College will be held responsible and must rectify any damage. Students must observe and obey fire and safety rules of Leeds Language College (including no smoking in the building). Failure to do so may result in expulsion. Students must behave in a respectful and courteous manner towards other students and staff. Failure to do so may result in expulsion.
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