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General English

RTC General English courses emphasise speaking and listening in the classroom

The popular New English File series of course books are used and these  focus on authentic English for real communication.

The speaking focus in the classroom  is supported by grammar, vocabulary, reading and listening exercises. Classes range from beginner to advanced.


General  English classes is taught at 10 levels. These are:

  1. Beginner
  2. Elementary 1
  3. Elementary 2
  4. Pre Intermediate 1
  5. Pre Intermediate 2
  6. Intermediate 1
  7. Intermediate 2
  8. Upper Intermediate
  9. Advanced Speaking


Courses are for  6 weeks, with classes for one hour a day from  Monday to Friday. The total course time is 30 hours.

There are classes are given throughout the day from 7 in the morning until 7 in the evening


All students are given a copy of the New English File course book, self study book and  related listening practice material


The courses provide guidance and practice in all aspects of English learning (speaking, listening, reading, writing plus grammar and vocabulary) Class time is mostly devoted to speaking and communication practice and reading and writing tasks are set as homework

The General English course book New English File   provides clear and straightforward   guidance in the basics of English language while focusing on   the sort of language people use in everyday communication.  It provides a complete range of resources for language learning including material that is available on the internet at www.oup.com/elt/englishfile