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Online English for Beginners

Our online beginners to pre-intermediate courses are designed to bring your English up to a level high enough to join one of our Pre-sessional English or English@Brunel courses.

The maximum class size is 6, and the minimum Age is 17. You will have 1.5 hours online face-to-face each day with the opportunity to benefit from a further 2 hours of daily online study to help you make rapid progress.

You will be assessed with an online test at the end of your course to check how much progress you have made. The available courses are: 

Online only for Beginners to Pre-intermediate June 2021 start

 23 June 2021 - 03 September 2021 Level 1 (10 weeks)



 23 June 2021 - 07 September 2021 Level 2 (10 weeks)


 23 June 2021 - 07 September 2021 Level 3 (10 weeks)


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Course Assessment

At the end of the programme, all students following the programme will sit the Brunel English Language Test (BrunELT). You will be tested on your writing, reading, speaking and listening skills and will receive a score for each component as well as an overall score. 

Progression onto Further language courses

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Here at the Brunel Language Centre, our aim is to help our students achieve the English Language scores they need to progress in their careers and personal goals.

Improving language skills can take time. The length of English Language course that a student requires will be determined by their current English Language level in addition to the entry requirements for their chosen academic course.

To help you decide how many weeks English Language you will need to undertake, please use the table available below. Remember that these are for guidance only. For specific advice please feel free to send your most recent English Language qualification to languagecentre@brunel.ac.uk 

Entry Requirements for 2021/22

The entry requirements onto the beginner English courses are*:

Course level  IELTS
 Level 1

 0 - 1

 Level 2

 2 - 3

 Level 3

 3 - 4+

*Note that each candidate will also be assessed before their course starts to make sure they are placed in the most appropriate level.


Bring your English up to a level high enough to join one of our Pre-sessional English or English@Brunel courses