English Language tuition, The Bournemouth and Poole College

EFL English Plus

Study English and choose from a range of ‘Plus’ subjects

Improve your English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and gain experience in a specialist discipline

The English Plus course is designed to help you improve your overall English language level and confidence as well as getting an introduction to an additional subject.

The course combines our highly popular General English course (15 hours per week) with a broad range of “plus” subjects (6 hours per week). It will help you enhance your knowledge and understanding of English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, for personal, professional or academic use.

Start: Any Monday during term time, except for UK Bank Holidays. Subject to availability

Venue: Lansdowne campus, Bournemouth

Duration: Flexible, from 2 weeks to 40 weeks

Study hours per week: 21 hours per week

Qualification: College Certificate of completion

Awarding Body: Bournemouth and Poole College

Entry requirements

For these courses you must be 16 years plus. In order to determine the level of class you will start your studies at, we need you to provide proof of English level or take our online English language placement test or complete a short English language placement test when you arrive.

Download the programme leaflet (PDF)

Plus subjects

Choose and get a taste of one of thes specialist disciplines:

Art and Design * Performing Arts * Business * Beauty Therapy * Hairdressing * Media * Humanities * Music * IT and Computing * Sports and Fitness * Travel and Tourism * Hospitality and Catering

Assessment method

Regular unit and progression tests. Regular homework tasks. The level of English you finish your course at will depend on how long you are studying for, how hard you study and your own personal progression.

Visa requirements

  • Visitor visa for up to 6 months study
  • Short-term study visa for up to 11 months study
  • Student Route visa for longer
  • or any other immigration permission to study in the UK.

Progression opportunities

International students have a choice of internationally recognised General and Academic English examinations. The most popular with our students is IELTS.

On completion of this course you could progress to Level 3 programmes or Higher Education.

Group bookings available on request.

Benefits of the course

Z Quality academic, vocational and language teaching
Z Deepen your understanding of a specialist subject in addition to maximising fluency across the four language skills
Z Study alongside both international and UK students on campus
Z Integrates oral presentation skills which will help in future jobs and if you go on to study at university
Z Access to high quality learner facilities including study support, a library and sport centre