Our school offers a wide range of high quality English language courses – from General English to Business - and has the British Council accreditation. We are located in the heart of Bournemouth, a cozy student town with scenic countryside, amazing beaches and exciting nightlife. Learning English with our school guarantees you will improve yur language skills, meet friends from all over the world and discover new cultures. We also help our students with finding the accomodations.
We offer a progressive course in General English designed to suit students of all levels, from elementary to advanced.
Our experienced teachers use the latest course books and techniques to make your learning experience both rewarding and enjoyable. At each level we aim to improve all aspects of your English, including grammar, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, listening and importantly to build confidence.
At the end of the course, students will be given an end of course certificate. Each level typically takes 12 weeks, but if a student improves quickly a higher level can be achieved in a shorter time period. English courses are available from 15 hours to 30 hours per week. Students can join the course every Monday all year around (except school closed dates). There is no minimum stay period.
For students at intermediate level and above, we offer a further 5 hours per week, on top of the general English course in which to study Business English. This includes the teaching of the vocabulary and grammar required for professional business communication.
The Bright School offers First Certificate of English preparation courses. The FCE is an internationally recognised qualification and is aimed around upper intermediate students. The FCE course is run by Cambridge University and Exams are booked through the school.
The FCE certificate is also recognised by educational institutions and employers throughout the world. These courses run throughout the year, and a timetable of available exams is always available from the school office.
For students at upper-intermediate level and above, we offer a further 5 hours per week, on top of the general English course, in which to study IELTS exam preparation. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication.
IELTS is usually taken by students who want to study at University, where the course is conducted in English. IELTS is accepted by Universities throughout the world.
The Career English course is suited to those who may want to work in a professional English speaking environment. With globalisation, English is used in most companies that have an international outlook. This course will help students gain a huge advantage, some examples include, customer service, presenting and professional document creation. We offer a further 5 hours per week, on top of the general English course, so students can gain that advantage in a competitive global world.
Oil and Gas (Energy) English
The Bright School offers a specialist Oil and Gas English course, using General English methodology, but with vocabulary and specialist course material from the Energy industry. The Bright School is able to undertake this course anywhere in the world. The school has a set syllabus for the Oil and Gas course, but also creates individual courses subject to the company and individual needs.
English for the Military and Police
The Bright School offers a specialist Military and Police course. In today’s globalised world English is the cross border method of communication. A tailored course is created on request to help serving and recruit personnel anywhere in the world. Personnel can visit the UK and study for short or long courses at our school in Bournemouth, or we can travel and teach at your location. This course is offered on request only.
The Bright School offers a tailored Aviation course. This course is aimed at all personnel within the aviation industry, with tailored courses for Air Traffic Controllers and Pilots. English is the standard international language in Aviation, and the Bright School can assist with the ICAO’s Aviation English Language Test Service (AELTS) exam. This course is offered on request only.
Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk, Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
The Bright School offers the opportunity of Individual or One to One Lessons. These lessons can be tailored for the individual student, maximising your learning experience. With individual lessons the Bright School will plan and identify areas where improvements can be made. The lessons are usually 1 to 2 hours long, and multiple lessons can be booked each week. These lessons are available on request.
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