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NLS English

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1st Floor 2a Lithos Road , London (view map)
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About NLS English

North London School of English is a small but fast developing English school. Our history begins back in 2011 when the foundation stone was laid at our future big school. We have started as a group of teachers with rich experience and academic background providing private classes only. Receiving great feedback from our students helped us to expand our operation and today we are pleased to offer a wide range of courses both in from of one to one and group classes.

At the moment we are a lively vibrant school which provides learners with General English courses, various exam preparation courses (IELTS, CAE, FCE, and CPE), English for Specific Purposes suitable for professionals and finally courses suitable for young adults ( GSCE and Key Stages).

Today we are happy to say, our wide range of good quality and well taught courses attracted a big number of students in a short period of time from all over the world and the number of our students has doubled since last year.

We would also like to highlight the very reasonable prices that students pay for our services.

Additional Services

  • Student counselling

Accommodation

  • Host family accommodation
  • In hotel/guesthouse

Activities

  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • Local cultural events (festivals, etc.)

Courses

General English

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

NLSEnglish General English courses are designed according to the highest standards and suitable for those who wish to improve their ability to communicate effectively in real-life situations in English.

Our available levels are Elementary (A1/A1+), Pre-Intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper-Intermediate (B2) & Advanced (C1).

Our teachers use current developments in English language teaching, implementing a variety of activities to develop students’ confidence and use of all four skills – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

The main focus of the courses is to engage students in conversations using real-life vocabulary and structures.

Students can also select a course of a certain length depending on their needs. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced language user, we will always find the most suitable class for you.

You will experience a friendly, vibrant atmosphere for studying with international students of the same level. Our teachers will engage you in participation and communication with your classmates, and of course English is the only language to be used in the class!

Full-Time General English courses
Course Duration
15 hours a week, 3 hours a day

Morning option: 09.30-13.00 pm

Afternoon option: 14.00-17.30 pm


Part-Time General English courses
Course Duration
6 hours a week, 3 or 2 hours a day, mornings & afternoons

Three days a week/2 hours a day

Twice a week/3 hours a day

The timetable is customised, i.e. varies depending on students’ time preferences.

Please request confirmation of the current timetable for Part-Time courses from the admin office.

English Exam Preparation

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

FCE (First Certificate in English) Preparation Course
Overview
FCE is an Upper-Intermediate (B2) qualification in English language and a perfect choice when students plan to migrate, study or work abroad building up a career which requires highly developed language skills.

Required Level
Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate

Course Duration
8 weeks (full-time, 15 hours a week, 3 hours a day)

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who are aiming to take the FCE exam and also to improve their language competence in English.

What will you achieve?
By the end of the course you will be able to deal with the tasks in all exam sections (reading, writing, use of English, listening and speaking). You will also have an opportunity to practise for the exam and improve your General English as well.
You will learn how to work with various types of text as well as how to apply sufficient skills, such as using context to deal with unfamiliar vocabulary.
You will also work on writing skills to compose letters, reports and essays on different topics, applying appropriate language, academic structures and linking words.
You will be taught how to deal with various situations in listening tasks and tasks such as listening for specific information.
Speaking skills will also be developed so that you will be able to express your opinions clearly and participate in discussions using appropriate grammar structures and vocabulary.


CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) Preparation Course
Overview
CAE is the second highest level among Cambridge ESOL exams. The exam demonstrates a high level of English sufficient for most social and professional purposes.

CAE is the best choice for those who would like to work or study abroad.

Course Required
Level Advanced

Course Duration
8 weeks (full-time, 15 hours a week, 3 hours a day)

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who are aiming to take the CAE exam and is designed to help students to improve their command of English. This course also focuses on the particular tasks which are set in the exam

What will you achieve?
During the course you will achieve a detailed understanding of exam structures and learn the most appropriate task strategies for each section, as well as improve your general knowledge of English on all four skills. By the end of the course you will be able to deal with the tasks in all exam sections (Reading, Writing, Use of English, Listening, and Speaking).
You will also learn how to work with various types of text as well as how to apply appropriate skills, such as using context to deal with unfamiliar vocabulary.
You will also work on writing skills to compose letters, reports and essays on different topics applying appropriate language, academic structures and linking words.
You will be taught how to deal with various situations in listening tasks such as listening for specific information.

CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) Preparation Course
Overview
CPE is the highest level exam among Cambridge ESOL exams. The exam demonstrates a high level of English sufficient for most social and professional purposes.

Required Level
Advanced

Course Duration
8 weeks (full-time, 15 hours a week, 3 hours a day)

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who are aiming to take the CPE exam and designed to improve your level of English and prepare you for the particular tasks of the exam.

What will you achieve?
During the course you will achieve a detailed understanding of exam structures and learnt best appropriate task strategies sufficient for each section as well as improve your general knowledge of English.
By the end of the course you will be able to deal with the tasks of all exam sections (Reading, Writing, Use of English, Listening, and Speaking).
You will learn how to work with various types of text as well as how to apply appropriate skills such as using context to be able to deal with unfamiliar vocabulary. You will also work on writing skills to compose letters, reports and essays on different topics applying appropriate language, academic structures and linking words.
At the end of this course students are expected to follow and understand various narratives in English both in the form of publications and audio materials.

English Academic preparation

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

International English Testing System (IELTS) is one of the most recognizable proficiency English exams worldwide. It comes in two formats, Academic Module and General Module.

The Academic Module is required by universities/colleges in the UK. It is also one of the necessary requirements in other international universities and colleges where courses are taught in English.

Universities and colleges in the UK require a minimum score of 5.5 out of 9 to offer a place to international students.

NLSEnglish IELTS preparation courses are delivered in three different formats: Full-Time, Part-Time and One-to-One tuition. We also offer IELTS preparation Combo courses.

Test strategies, text analysis, data analysis, reading & writing techniques & comprehension tips are just some of the subjects covered throughout the courses. For further practice, you can also benefit from the IELTS mock tests held by our school.

IELTS Academic Preparation Course
Required Level
Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate (B1/B2)
Course Duration
Min 15 hours/Max 120 hours

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who are aiming to take the IELTS exam and need to improve their General English as well.

What will you achieve?
At the end of this course you will have become familiar with the exam sections, you will have started learning the ways to tackle the questions, analyse the data and texts provided and manage your time to cover all the questions. You will have started work on all four skills, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

At the end of this course you will have learnt the different techniques of tackling the questions on all four skills.

You will have covered all reading question types & how to approach each one, you will cover essay planning & structure, listening question types & approaches to them, speaking fluently & coherently on similar topics to that in the tests and finally last but not the least to use your time wisely in order to cover all the questions in the allocated time.

Business English

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

This is an ideal course for those whose business life is dependent on possessing a good command of the English Language. Pupils will be taught not only the best language to use in business but will also have some training in the correct approaches to writing emails, managing meetings, sales and negotiations.

Our groups are limited to a maximum of 8 students and we can also arrange One-to-One lessons.

Professional English

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) are tailor-made English courses that are designed to help students who need to improve their English in a specific professional context. They will develop their communicative competence in a specific discipline or field of work. Students must have a minimum of Intermediate level (B1) to attend ESP courses.


Academic Writing group course
Required Level
Pre-intermediate

Course Duration
15 hours

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who wish to improve the quality of their academic assignments or their formal correspondence & gain confidence in their writing skills.

What will you achieve?
At the end of this course you will be able to produce various English texts. You will also be introduced to paragraph writing, paraphrasing & report writing.

In this course a process approach to writing is adopted which covers all areas of writing from brainstorming to referencing.


English for Travel and Tourism
Required Level
Pre-Intermediate

Course Duration
30 hours

Who is this course for?
This course is for people either working or planning to work in hospitality, tourism or travel. During this course students will be introduced to the core language skills required in this industry, this will be achieved through a wide range of work-related tasks. The main focus of this course is placed on integrated communication skills.

What will you achieve?
This course will help students to communicate with more confidence and with a more sophisticated level of English, especially in related fields. It is also expected to increase their awareness of technical words in this industry and apply them in the correct context.



Accent and Pronunciation
Required Level
Upper-intermediate and above

Course Duration
15 Hours

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who wish to improve their accent and more importantly their pronunciation in English. During these 15 hours, students will be introduced to phonetic sounds in English and will be taught about their differences. This course also focuses on intonation and rhythm of sentences in English and introduces a number of techniques to help students achieve their desired results.

The course requires a large amount of self-study and practice.

What will you achieve?
By the end of this course you will have far fewer errors in pronunciation as well as being able to enunciate clearly during conversation. We believe it is a good starting point for students who wish to speak English with the correct pronunciation as natives do.


English for Emails
Required Level
Pre-Intermediate and above

Course Duration
30 hours

Who is this course for?
This course is for those who wish to exchange emails either because of their occupation or simply to keep in touch with family and friends. Initially students are taught how to distinguish between formal and informal emails and then go on to learn how to write and respond in kind.
In today’s world sending and receiving emails has become an indispensable part of our daily life.

What will you achieve?
By the end of this course students are expected to write emails with improved grammatical structures and choice of vocabulary. They will also be able to write both formal and informal emails.


English for Fashion
Required Level
Pre-intermediate

Course Duration
30 hours

Who is this course for?
For many years the dominant languages in Fashion have been French and Italian, however in recent years English has started to play an increasingly important role. This course is for those who wish to build up a better understanding of the English language commonly used within the Fashion industry. During the course students will utilise many fashion related materials such as magazines and reports, the course includes bespoke exercises designed for improving English language with regards to the fashion industry.

What will you achieve?
At the end of this course students will have a better connection with various types of fashion related Medias. Students will also be able to express their thoughts, opinions and ideas with more confidence.

Students of this course can expect to have a greatly improved vocabulary within their field of interest, as well as an improved command over the English language.


English for Finance & Accounting
Required Level
Intermediate and above

Course Duration
30 hours

Who is this course for?
This is an ideal course for those who work in the financial sector and don’t want language to be a restriction. It is also a useful course for those who communicate regularly with financial or accounts departments and need to understand their terminology. The course covers a number of reading and listening exercises built from authentic extracts about real-life situations.

What will you achieve?
By the end of this course students are expected to feel more comfortable in applying financial terminology and will also be able to communicate with increased confidence in technical discussions.
They will be able to understand and confidently produce written materials such as reports and memos.
Students on this course can expect to have a greatly improved vocabulary within their field of interest, as well as an improved command of the English language.


English for Law
Required Level
Intermediate and above

Course Duration
30 hours

Who is this course for?
English for law is a great course for anyone who works in an English speaking environment and is very helpful generally. It introduces common law concepts in English and help students with related language, terminology and vocabulary. The course also covers a number of activities in reading and writing skills in legal contexts.

What will you achieve?
By the end of this course students are expected to have a good grounding in basic concepts in English law. Studying on the course will expand and improve students’ language in a general and legal context, helping them to gain confidence when using English and aiding in the understanding of English and EU law and the connections between them.


English for Media
Required Level
Pre-Intermediate and above

Course Duration
30 hours

Who is this course for?
As with our other English for Specific Purpose courses, this course is primarily aimed at individuals who work within the subject’s field; Media, but it is also a great course for those who just want to improve their understanding within this area. During this course students will be introduced to a wide range of media-related resources such as newspapers, television, radio as well as marketing. If you enrol on this course you will learn many job-specific skills such as writing headlines and the best use of language in advertisements.

What will you achieve?
By the end of this course you will have absorbed a large number of technical terms enabling you to engage comfortably in any media-related conversations, whether for work or just for enjoyment. This course should help students to engage more easily with newspapers, radio, TV, magazines and films.


English for Meetings
Required Level
Intermediate and above

Course Duration
15 hours

Who is this course for?
This is a concise English course suitable for people who need to attend meetings in the English language. This course presents a number of language concepts used in the context of meetings in English; the course also covers cultural norms in this regard. Therefore, during this course students will engage with a number of interactive exercises and simulating role play tasks. These exercises simulate real life situations providing valuable experience to those who expect to work in these environments.

What will you achieve?
At the end of this course you should be able to communicate and engage efficiently and effectively in professional environments such as conducting a presentation, explaining an idea or asking for further information. Pupils will also be able to talk freely with more confidence whilst utilizing their improved vocabulary as well as possessing a heightened sense of awareness when it comes to cultural norms.


English for Telephoning
Required Level
Pre-intermediate

Course Duration
15 hours

Who is this course for?
This course is intended for individuals who work in secretarial or administrative jobs. During this course students will practice with a number of interactive tasks that help them to speak with improved English and confidence over the phone. They will learn how to take notes and above all how to communicate properly with the individual on the other end of line.

What will you achieve?
By the end of this course students should feel more comfortable speaking in English, both on and off the telephone. They will be given audio extracts and hands-on exercises over the period of the course.
Students’ choice of words will be greatly improved, as will their general confidence when talking in the English language.

Tailor made English courses

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

One-to-One tuition
Our One-to-One classes are a part of our services that offers a unique opportunity to learn and practise English in a relaxed environment. You will follow a tailor-made course bearing in mind your needs, strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, the timetable is very flexible and can be adapted to your own schedule.

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I used this course with NLS through skype, the teacher was great , we had classes for few months and helps me a lot for my English, specially my talking ...

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