English courses

IH Belfast English course

General English 

The General English course operates on continuous enrolment which allows for students to join our classes on any Monday. All students are assessed prior to starting their course and are placed according to their language ability.

  • 20 morning lessons per week; (Monday to Friday) 09-13 (with a 20-minute break at 11)
  • Max: 12 students per class;
  • Minimum 1 week
  • Age 16+
  • Minimum level: A2 – Elementary
  • Starts any Monday except holidays.

Intensive

  • 20 morning lessons per week; (Monday to Friday) 09-13 (with a 20-minute break at 11)
  • + 5 afternoon GROUPlessons per week (Tuesdays and Thursday – 14:00 to 16:30)
  • Max: 12 students per class;
  • Minimum 1 week
  • Age 16+
  • Minimum level: A2 – Elementary
  • Starts any Monday except holidays.

Intensive PLUS

  • 20 morning lessons per week; (Monday to Friday) 09-13 (with a 20-minute break at 11
  • + 5 afternoon ONETO ONElessons per week (Tuesdays and Thursday or Wednesday and Fridays– 14:00 to 16:30)
  • Max: 12 students per class;
  • Minimum 1 week
  • Age 16+
  • Minimum level: A2 – Elementary
  • Starts any Monday except holidays.

Executive Immersion

30 ONE TO ONE Lessons. 09.00 – 17.30 including:

  • Working lunch with teachers twice a week
  • Guided individual project work (students work in the computer room, supervised by a teacher)
  • Use of up-to-date, authentic materials
  • Optional visits to local companies (arranged on request)
  • Minimum 1 week
  • Age 16+
  • Minimum level: A2 – Elementary
  • Starts any Monday except holidays.

Exam preparation

  • 20 General English Lessons
  • + 5 hours of Exam Preparation on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14:00 to 16:30  (IELTS/FCE/CAE/CPE)
  • Duration: 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 12 weeks
  • Start: check date

 ONE TO ONE

  • Minimum 5 hours per week
  • Lessons in the afternoon only. Minimum 2 lessons per day.
  • Level: B1 +
  • Starts any Monday except holidays

English and Work Placement (EU Citizens Only)

  • Minimum of 4 weeks of GE 
  • 20 morning lessons per week;
  •  (Monday to Friday) 09-13 (with a 20-minute break at 11);
  • Max: 12 students per class;
  • + 10-16 week (unpaid) work placement