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Key Info
  • Established in 2000, Malvern House London has quickly established itself as one of the most popular independent colleges in London. Malvern House London provides English language programmes for adults in the heart of London within a modern hi-tech environment. Each student journey incorporates a blended learning package of excellent teaching standards in state-of-the-art classrooms and digital learning outside the classroom. Malvern House offer a wide-variety of courses to meet the needs of students with academic, professional or general needs. In addition to lessons, we give students the added support of Malvern House Online Academy which allows them to review each class, access a library of study materials and take regular progress tests. Malvern House offer exceptional pastoral care and a Counselling Service for careers, exams and University Placement. Malvern House London offer more than English, we offer an experience that lasts a lifetime.
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Teaching

  • All Malvern House teachers are native speaker level.
  • All Malvern House teachers go through a thorough interviewing process and must have the following qualifications or equivalents: CELTA/Trinity TESOL certificate or Delta/Trinity Diploma and a University degree.
  • Malvern House teachers are enthusiastic about teaching, and have the skills to plan effectively for each individual class.
  • All teachers come from diverse backgrounds and have various interests, which adds to the diversity of topics you will be able to discuss and learn.

Our School equipped with modern, comfortable student facilities. As a Malvern House student, you are welcome to use any of the facilities in their centre.

Free Internet

The Malvern House London centre has an Internet cafe offering free high speed Internet access to Malvern House students. We also offer WiFi Wireless Internet for anybody who brings their own laptop.

Study Rooms

Malvern House has a study room in their school. It is are fully equipped with books, DVDs and newspapers. Students can purchase excursions across the UK from the study centre assistants. They also have listening equipment that can be used to listen to special books that have been adapted for your level of English.

Student Lounge

Malvern House has plenty of places to meet with friends and chill out. The school has a student lounge where you can relax at break times to watch TV, DVD’s and read magazines in great comfort.

Classrooms

Malvern House London has 18 classrooms in our centre. For some classes and in periods of high enrolment Malvern House may use classrooms in buildings close to our centres; students who study in these external classrooms will still have access to all school facilities.

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General English

General English classes develop all aspects of the English language including speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing.

The focus is on improving your ability to communicate clearly and effectively.The syllabus for your lessons is based on your course book, but your teacher will also use lots of other materials, including suggestions from students so the content of the class is useful and interesting. You will be expected to participate as much as possible.

You will work individually, in pairs and groups as well as the whole class. Your teacher will correct your spoken and written errors so that you will become more accurate and you will progress quickly. Each week, you will be given homework and at the end of the week you will have the opportunity to revise what you have learnt

Who is it for:

  • You want to improve your English for general purposes;
  • You need basic English to communicate when travelling;
  • You want plenty of time to explore London during your stay.

Benefits to you:

  • Extend your vocabulary;
  • Increase your fluency;
  • Become more accurate;
  • Communicate in English more easily;
  • Understand more of the world around you.

Intensive/super intensive English

English is the world’s most international language. More and more people are choosing to learn English, and it has become the world’s first choice as a second language. Many universities around the world now have an English language requirement, and as the internet grows, exposure to English is becoming increasingly common.

Malvern House Intensive/super intensive classes help you to develop your English language skills through speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing.

The focus is on improving your ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Our experienced teachers work hard to make every lesson lively, interactive and highly engaging.

Who is it for:

  • You want to improve your English for general purposes;
  • You need basic English to communicate when travelling;
  • You want plenty of time to explore London during your stay.

Benefits to you:

  • Extend your vocabulary;
  • Increase your fluency;
  • Become more accurate;
  • Communicate in English more easily;
  • Understand more of the world around you

Fast Track - Mini Groups

English for mini-groups

Improve your English fast in this mini-group class to maximise individual attention from the teacher, who will tailor the lessons to the needs of the group. Weekly one-to-one lesson also ensures specific needs are met. An intensive programme for students in a small class, taught by more experienced teachers. Lessons focus on the individual needs of the group so you learn faster. You will be encouraged to participate as much as possible so you will progress quickly.

Who is it for:

  • You want a focused lesson and may have specific learning aims, for your work or for yourself;
  • You may be here for a short time only, so you want to make rapid progress, or to get a head start on a longer course;
  • You’d like plenty of individual attention from the teacher, including a one-to-one lesson;
  • You would like to be in a small group of students so that you can practise speaking as much as possible.

Benefits to you:

  • Maximise your learning in a short length of time;
  • Make progress with all areas of English and communicate with confidence in a wide range of situations;
  • Achieve your specific goals;
  • Enhance your English and improve your work prospects.

Business English

English is the language of international business and this course will equip you to participate fully in the global arena. Using the innovative, project-based course you will develop and practise your business English skills with hands-on experience in realistic simulations. You will be fully engaged in your lessons and will learn through doing.

Who is it for:

  • You are working in the field of business or have completed studies in business in your own country;
  • You need to use English with colleagues and/or clients in the global business world;
  • You would like to maximise your potential, gain confidence and communicate with ease;
  • You want to practise business skills, such as presentations, negotiating, meetings and much more;
  • You wish to extend your knowledge of vocabulary and grammatical structures relevant to business;
  • You want a course leading to a certificate that will enhance your CV and improve your career prospects.

Benefits to your business:

  • Improve all aspects of your English and become more fluent and accurate;
  • Learn real workplace skills through simulations;
  • Express yourself clearly and confidently and enhance your communication skills;
  • Use your knowledge and certificate to get ahead in the business world;
  • Become comfortable in doing business with people from all backgrounds benefits.

Why London:

  • London is one of the global centres of finance and commerce and therefore the perfect environment to learn how to use the language of international business;
  • If you are going to study the English language anywhere and in particular the business side of things, then why not learn it in England’s capital and commercial centre?;
  • London is an extremely competitive business area so studying here will give you a first-hand taste of life in the business world;
  • Due to the size of the city, there may well be plenty of opportunities for internships and jobs after you have completed the course;
  • Being a student is not just about learning and it is worth considering this when applying for courses – London is one of the greatest cities in the world for nightlife and culture.

Executive One-to-One

This highly-intensive course provides tailor-made lessons in any aspect of business or workplace English to match your needs perfectly, based on a thorough pre-course needs analysis. It provides maximum contact with our highly-skilled and experienced teachers, who will give you their undivided attention to help you to progress in the shortest possible time.

Who is it for:

  • You need business English for your current or future job and may have specific learning aims;
  • You may be here for a short time only, so you want to make rapid progress and have plenty of individual attention from the teacher;
  • You would like to enhance your communication skills so you can function effectively and confidently in the global workplace;
  • You want to get ahead in the international workplace and be eligible for the job of your choice.

Benefits to you:

  • Enhance your job performance, your professional potential and career goals;
  • Improve your vocabulary and communication skills specifically in your business area;
  • Gain confidence in all business skills key to your professional needs.

English and British Culture

This course provides you with the language and communication skills required for using English in the workplace.

Who is it for:

  • You want learn about life in the UK and the British cultural identity – be inspired and get the most out of your stay!;
  • You want to have a deeper knowledge of contemporary and traditional British culture – the background of the English language;
  • You are keen to explore topics through texts and discussion such as: fashion, the monarchy, football and other sports;
  • You would like to develop your skills in English to help your understanding and communication, while discovering these fascinating areas.

Benefits to you:

  • Get to know and understand more about the UK, increase your motivation for learning English;
  • Take part in discussions on contemporary issues and traditional institutions;
  • Widen your vocabulary and become more fluent and confident when presenting your views;
  • Improve your listening and reading skills while expanding your knowledge;
  • Gain useful preparation for further studies or living in the UK.

English for Tourism

This course develops the English language and communication skills necessary for work in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.

Who is it for:

  • You work or would like to work in the travel, tourism or hospitality industries;
  • You want to become fluent in dealing with people from other countries by practising real-life situations;
  • You want to improve your overall English skills and learn the language for your specific workplace;
  • You would like to develop your career and enhance your job prospects.

Benefits to you:

  • Communicate more effectively with customers and clients from all over the world;
  • Present yourself with greater confidence;
  • Enhance your workplace skills Increase your general and work related vocabulary;
  • Improve your fluency and accuracy Boost your career

English For Media

For those who want to make all-round progress and develop their English language skills through an examination of key areas of the media including TV, newspapers, advertising and radio.

Who is it for:

  • You have an interest in the media and current affairs;
  • You already work or are planning to work in the media;
  • You would like to develop all aspects of your English and become more fluent and accurate;
  • You would like to enhance your enjoyment and understanding of media such as newspapers and TV.

Benefits to you:

  • Overall improvement in all aspects of your English;
  • Read newspapers, watch TV and listen to the radio with greater ease;
  • Have ready access to current issues on the global stage;
  • Participate confidently in discussions on a range of current topics;
  • Improve your career prospects* This course is subject to availability.

IELTS Exam Preperation

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It assesses a student’s capability in communicating in English through listening, reading, writing and speaking. Over 1,000,000 tests are taken each year, mostly by those wishing to attend an English-taught course at university or college. It is accredited by the UKBA for visa application purposes (Tier 4).

Course aims:

The IELTS exam preparation course will help you:

  • Prepare for the exam and achieve your best possible mark in order to gain a place at a UK university;
  • Gain a globally recognised certificate;
  • Build confidence in using English in the four different components of the exam (listening, writing, reading, speaking) as well as using English in real-life situations;
  • Improve your General English by increasing your confidence and ability to use the language more effectively;
  • Improve all areas of English; be able to read and hear more effectively, write more accurately, speak more fluently and accurately and increase your vocabulary range in written and spoken English.

Course description:

Malvern House offer the IELTS preparation at 1 level ( mid/high). This allows you to target the score necessary and appropriate to your level. You will be tested before commencing the course, making sure that you are placed in a class which exactly fits your level. Use the University Placement Service to assist you in gaining a place at University in the UK.

The exam:

Malvern House will help you book the exam once you have started your course. The fee is not included in our prices and has to be paid at the school.

Cambridge Exam

Cambridge certificates are acknowledged by employers and education institutions throughout the world.

Why take Cambridge exams?

  • They enhance your career prospects;
  • They offer a route to further study;
  • They measure your personal progress in English language.

Malvern House offer the two most popular exams which are for students of pre-intermediate level and above.

  • Cambridge English: First (FCE)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Premier English

Study all day long and make the maximum progress. Combine General English with either Business English or Exam English (IELTS or Cambridge).

Who is it for:

  • You would like a very intensive course to maximise time spent in the classroom with the teacher’s guidance;
  • You need English for your future goals – either for your work or your studies;
  • You would like a flexible course with the choice to suit your needs;
  • You want the option of taking a general/academic/business English exam;
  • You wish to improve your core English skills and would also like to improve; your specialist knowledge of business English or exam technique.

Benefits to you:

  • Make the most of your study time in the UK to improve as much as possible, in a shorter space of time;
  • Improve all aspects of your English – get a really solid grounding in general English and also go into depth with your business or exam course;
  • Gain a qualification (optional) that will help you with your future career and broaden your options by enhancing your CV;
  • Learn to communicate more effectively and confidently in spoken and written English.

English and Work Placement

English and work placement programme provides students with the opportunity to study and work in an English-speaking environment. Students will cover the four skills of English along with improving their knowledge of the grammatical and lexical rules underpinning the language, as well as having a hands-on work experience.

Who is it for:

  • You want to improve your overall English language proficiency;
  • You want to work in the business or hospitality sector;
  • You want real-life paid experience, working in a real company and putting your new-found English language skills to use.

Benefits to you:

  • Increase your fluency and overall communicative competence;
  • Get real-world, hands-on work experience;
  • Work in an English-speaking environment;
  • Develop your professional skills along with your linguistic skills.

Key Facts:

  • Work Placements available;
  • 20 Lessons per week : Minimum length of course is 4 weeks;
  • Levels: Pre-Intermediate to Proficiency;
  • Maximum 15 students per class;
  • Start any Monday;
  • Minimum age: 18.

Working English Programme

Due to the high demand from European students looking for a short course to help them prepare for finding a job in the UK, Malvern House are offering this fantastic course. This course is designed to give students the all-round basic skills needed when going through the job-hunting process:

  • CV writing to potential UK employers;
  • Practice Job interviews;
  • Introduction to British working culture;
  • General English Skills;
  • Employment advice.

Please note that this course can be booked for a maximum of 4 weeks and is available for European Students only.

Work Placements:

Work placements can be arranged for students attending a minimum four-week Working English course. These are unpaid but give students the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the UK workplace. This course is available for holders of European passport and students on a Tier 5 visa only.

Academic Semester

This course gives you all-round improvement in English and development of your language and study skills. It also provides you with a taste of living abroad and following a structured study programme in preparation for future studies or work in an English-speaking environment.

Who is if for:

  • You would like a challenging programme to develop your fluency and accuracy in English and also your study skills,
    with the close supervision of your teachers;
  • You want the flexibility to include an exam course – Cambridge or IELTS – or Business English, once you have the required level of English;
  • Your skills and special interest options allow you to tailor the course to your own needs;
  • You want an intensive period of studies in an English-speaking world to familiarise yourself with British culture and education;
  • You would like to lay a firm foundation to increase your success with any future studies or global career path.

Benefits to you:

  • Rapid development of all areas of your English language skills;
  • Develop the study skills to equip you for further or higher studies;
  • Gain an experience and understanding of British culture and way of life;
  • Boost your CV and enhance your career prospects.

International Foundation Year - NCUK

The NCUK International Foundation Year at Malvern House London offers an excellent academic programme, designed exclusively by a group of universities, in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Malvern House London will create an experience which will meet your personal needs where everyone will know your name, not just your student number. Every student receives a combined programme of academic excellence in both English Language and academic subjects along with a true cultural experience of London and the UK.

These three vital ingredients will ensure you achieve your lifetime goal of studying at a UK University with Malvern House London and NCUK.

Why NCUK IFY at Malvern house London:-

  • NCUK – over 25 years of academic success;
  • Guaranteed place at an NCUK University;
  • 90% of students get to their chosen NCUK university;
  • Exceptional English teaching at Malvern House London;
  • Excellent modern facilities at our Kings Cross Campus;
  • A blended course of lectures and digital learning platforms.

Business, Hospitality and English Skills Programme

Business, Hospitality and English Skills Programme combines a General English programme with introductory courses in key employment areas of Business Administration and Hospitality. Learners will improve their proficiency across all four language skills as well as cover key concepts and theories in the Business and Hospitality sector.

Who is it for:

  • You want to improve your overall English language proficiency;
  • You want to discover more about the business and hospitality sector;
  • You want real-world English, specific to your future professional or academic areas;
  • You want to progress to third-level education in the areas of
  • Business Administration or Hospitality;

Benefits to you:

  • Increase your fluency and overall communicative competence;
  • Understand key concepts and content from professional subject areas;
  • Personalise your language learning through optional modules;

Key Facts:

  • 30 Lessons per week;
  • Levels: Pre-Intermediate to Proficiency;
  • Maximum 15 students per class;
  • Start dates: 12 October 2015, 05 January 2016, 15 February
  • 2016, 04 April 2016;
  • Minimum age: 18.

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