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Course Content at Central School of English 

All courses are designed to be challenging and academically rigorous, allowing students to achieve to the maximum of their potential. Students benefit from small class sizes (a maximum of eight students), and receive continuous assessment from tutors in the form of daily, weekly and monthly milestones.

Each session of the day is designed to deliver specific outcomes in accuracy or fluency in the language.


Morning Plenary

Beginning the day by warming up language skills with discussion and conversation in English

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Spoken Performance Workshop

Exercises in spoken word: debating, discussion, persuasion and strengthening pronunciation and tone

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Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric

Grammar learning through thorough instruction and a comprehensive range of exercises

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Comprehension, Vocabulary and Précis

Reading and surmising a rich variety of texts and audio-visual sources

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Team Project

Collaborating to construct a creative solution to a problem or task, using technical language and reasoning

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Composition and Text Analysis

Writing in a variety of styles and registers and composing ambitious pieces of writing

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Mentored Dissertation

Creating a self-assigned written piece on a specialist interest or for a specific purpose

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Closing Plenary

Reflecting on the day's learnings and cementing newly acquired knowledge

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