Improve your English and live life to the full

Our General English course builds your grammar and range of vocabulary, and improves your English communication skills for study, work and everyday situations, including speaking, listening, reading and writing.

University students - build your confidence for further academic study in English

Business professionals - develop your English skills and take the next step in your career

Study, work and live abroad - prepare for life in an English-speaking country

Course overview

Price: 2,785 SAR

Duration: 3–6 weeks

Levels: Beginner to Advanced (A1–C2)

What you will learn:

  • Build your confidence in written and spoken English.
  • Improve your all round communication skills.
  • Advance and practice your reading, writing, listening and speaking through individual and group activities.
  • Develop your grammar and range of vocabulary.

By the end of this course you will:

Beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate (Levels A1–A2)

Beginner, Elementary (Level A1)

  • understand and use everyday expressions and simple phrases
  • introduce yourself and others
  • ask and answer questions about where you live, things you have and people you know
  • have a simple conversation with someone who talks slowly and clearly.

 Pre-intermediate (Level A2)

  • understand sentences and expressions about yourself and your family, shopping, places of interest and work
  • communicate simple, everyday tasks and familiar or routine matters
  • describe your past, environment and immediate needs.

Intermediate, Upper-intermediate (Levels B1–B2)

Intermediate (Level B1 )

  • read and understand basic texts about familiar topics like work, study or leisure
  • cope with most everyday situations you would encounter when visiting an English-speaking country
  • write simple, coherent texts about topics that you are familiar with or interested in
  • describe experiences, events, wishes and aspirations, as well as briefly justifying opinions or explaining plans.

Upper-intermediate (Level B2)

  • understand the main ideas of complex texts on concrete and abstract topics
  • interact with some fluency and spontaneity
  • write clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects, and explain your point of view giving the advantages or disadvantages of various options.

Advanced (Levels C1–C2)

Advanced (Level C1)

  • understand demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning in them
  • express yourself fluently and spontaneously without needing to search for the right expression
  • use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. 

 Advanced (Level C2)

  • understand with ease practically everything you hear or read
  • summarise information and arguments, and present them coherently and concisely 
  • express yourself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

Your study options

Our standard General English course is delivered over 36 hours per term. Alternatively, if you are looking to complete the course in a short time, take our 3 week intensive course. 

Explore options and timetables in your city:

Standard 6 week course

Riyadh

Jeddah

Khobar

Intensive 3 week course

Riyadh

Jeddah