English Courses for Business in Ashford

SIMON & SIMON offers English language courses in Ashford to both professionals and non-professionals alike. SIMON & SIMON’s team of English language trainers are made up of native speakers who on average have 15 years of experience teaching the language, as they are all fully qualified teachers.

Fully tailored to your specific needs.

At SIMON&SIMON we are always pushing to be the best English course Ashford has available, and this starts by directly addressing the needs of our students. We tailor our course content to meet the individual requirements of our language learners, based on their strengths and weaknesses. We also make sure that we pair our students with the right tutor, sending them a profile detailing their tutor’s experience and background ahead of their course. As a result we receive a constant stream of positive feedback from our students.

Much has advanced in the field of language learning in recent years, and your business English course in Ashford will reflect this. Part of our progressive teaching involves the Communicative Approach, in which we teach the majority of each lesson in English, helping you to progress rapidly. With this approach, and others aimed at your ultimate enjoyment, you will soon find yourself a confident speaker in a variety of situations.

In depth: Our English Courses in Ashford

1:1 and Group English Courses in Ashford

We offer our English courses as either 1:1 sessions or as group lessons. Group lessons offer considerable benefits, such as excellent value for money and the opportunity for conversation with multiple speakers. Furthermore, by limiting our groups to a maximum of six members, we ensure each student has enough time with the tutor. That being said, students taking one-on-one classes make rapid progress due to our ability to tailor the course to their needs.

English Course Management

During your time with SIMON&SIMON you will be in the capable hands of one of our account managers, who are highly experienced, extremely professional, and all multi-lingual. Your account manager will send you a profile detailing your tutor’s credentials and background prior to your course, as well as send you your course plan, course materials, and progress reports after every 30 to 40 hours of training.

English Course Locations & Schedules

We offer our English courses in most major European cities and many others throughout the world. We achieve this through our vast network of experienced and professional tutors. And, to eliminate travel on your part, we can meet you at your workplace or even your home for lessons. To learn more about our locations and how we operate, please call our London office on 020 7821 0999.

Ashford English Course Schedules

With SIMON&SIMON, you don’t have to fit in with us; we cater for you. We run our English courses in Ashford throughout the year, and you can choose your schedule. Our students tend to take at least one 90-minute lesson per week, and many take more if their commitments allow. We usually operate between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, but we can make arrangements for weekend lessons should you require these. You also have the option of taking an intensive course, which runs from Monday to Friday for six hours a day, equating to 30 hours of training in a week. As with our other lessons, you are welcome to schedule this course at a residential address or your place of work.

English Course Content

In order to supply the best English course Ashford has available, we place your needs at the top of our list of priorities. Ahead of your course, we will assess your skills and determine your current grasp of the English language. We will also discuss your goals and requirements with you. You may, for example, wish to learn business English for use in professional environments, or you may wish to learn conversational English to help with immigration or travel plans. Whichever the case, we will tailor your course content to suit your situation and we will provide an expert tutor to help you reach your goals.

English Language Examination Courses

If you have an upcoming English examination, we can help with your preparation. In this area we are extremely proficient and our tutors’ considerable experience has helped our students achieve a 95% pass-rate. We can also register you for the examination, administer the examination, and provide your results when they arrive.

About English

English developed from the west-Germanic languages spoken in the 5th century by the Anglo-Saxon settlers. Though its use began in the kingdom of Northumbria, it soon began to spread across the nation and undergo several stages of refinement. Its range took an international scale during the 18th century when the British Empire’s influence on politics, science, economics, warfare, and culture began to boom. Through influence on similar fields, the USA helped develop the popularity of English in the 20th century, leading to it being spoken widely as a second language throughout the world. As a native language, English is extremely popular with its speakers being outnumbered only by speakers of Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. Its universality makes English the ideal choice for a common language between speakers of different languages.

About Ashford

Located in the county of Kent, Ashford is a picturesque town situated on the river Stour. The town takes its name from an Old English word, ‘æscet’, which refers to a shallow river crossing, or ford, located near a cluster of ash trees.

Though relatively small, with a population of around 74,000, Ashford has continued to thrive since its establishment as a market town in the 13th century. In the 19th century, the town benefitted from the Industrial Revolution and became the meeting point of five rail lines. Today, the town continues to be an important rail link, facilitating travel between London and the Channel Tunnel.

With features such as the Ashford Designer Outlet and the Templer Barracks, Ashford remains a relatively small but significant British town.

Assess Your English Level

Using the language levels pertinent to many European Union universities and institutions, we have created the following table. This details the progress that a highly motivated language student can expect to make. With weekly sessions, you can expect to move up a level for every 50 hours of training, provided you can commit a similar amount of time to self-study and practice.

Some students adapt more easily to language learning, and some have more opportunities for conversational practice. These factors should also be considered while determining the amount of time you might need to progress through these levels.

 

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on 020 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

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