Exam Preparation

If you are a non-native speaker of English and you want to study a degree in the US and Canada, a TOEFL is an exam required by most to prove proficiency in English.

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It measures your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks in English. Many Universities in Europe and other countries also accept TOEFL (IELTS is popular outside USA). Popularity of TOEFL is growing.

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Trinity SELT exams
Trinity SELT GESE and ISE are accepted by UKVI for immigration purposes
from £180 to £360 per week

SELTs are taken by people who need to demonstrate their English language proficiency for the purpose of obtaining a visa to work, study or settle in the UK, or for citizenship.

The SELTs Trinity offers are:

  • GESE: Graded Examinations in Spoken English — a 6 minute (A1), 7 minute (A2) or 10 minute (B1) one-to-one conversation with a Trinity examiner
  • ISE: Integrated Skills in English — a contemporary four-skills qualification widely recognised by UK universities

IELTS exam preparation
Intensive 25 hour a week course
from £180 to £360 per week

ELA specialises in exam preparation courses for the internationally recognised IELTS (International English language testing system) exam. IELTS is an entry requirement to the UK Universities (undergraduate or postgraduate courses) and also Univerisities in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It is also recognised by many governments and international employers. IELTS is one of only two SELT exams recognised by UKVI (UK Visas & Immigration). When preparing your documents to apply for a Tier 4, make sure you have the IELTS for UKVI certificate. 

At ELA the IELTS Exam Preparation course is offered as Intensive 25 hour course, so our serious students can immerse themselves in the Academic English and exam skills 5 hours a day.

Pearson PTE
from £180 to £360 per week

Hundreds of our students have successfully passed exams at ELA to go onto university, improve their position within the work place or progress within their domestic education systems.  Preparing for and taking exams, is often an anxious and pressurised process! It's important to feel confident that you know what you're meant to be doing and are preparing in the most effective way.

from £180 to £360 per week

If you are a non-native speaker of English and you want to study a degree in the US and Canada, a TOEFL is an exam required by most to prove proficiency in English.

Cambridge ESOL exam preparation
Cambridge Exam Centre
from £180 to £360 per week

At ELA our general English syllabus is based on 'Cambridge English'. Most of the content you would need for PET, FCE or CAE would be covered in four to eight weeks of General English. Our exam preparation course is aimed at giving you extra lessons based purely on Exam strategy and practice.

You would typically study three hours a day general English and then two hours a day exam preparation. The prices below are for a total of twenty-five hours per week full time and ten hours per week part time (pure exam prep classes).

BULATS exam preparation

ELA specialises in preparation courses for the internationally recognised The Business Language Testing Service - BULATS exam.

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