English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes

  • Ages 16 +
  • 4.91 score from 156 ratings
Our English for Academic Purposes lessons focus on your academic and study skills.

Recommended for

Any person who is about to start a Higher Education programme and would like to improve their English before beginning.

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Available at
  • Max 10 or 12 students per class
  • Cape Town: 22.5 hours per week
  • Malta: 1 - 52 weeks Cape Town: 8+ weeks
  • Level required: B1
  • Available All Year
  • What is the course about?

    Studying at a higher education level in English is more difficult than studying in your native language. Our English for Academic Purposes course is designed to develop your language and give you the skills necessary to interact effectively in a higher education environment.

    Lessons include authentic texts and projects to help you improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar within an academic context. Set your goals and get ready to achieve a better academic performance!

    Important Information

    You will have General English in the mornings and learn about English for Academic Purposes in the afternoons!

    Why LAL?

    • We are located in three multicultural locations (Cape Town, Malta, and Australia) that will stimulate your learning process.
    • We have a dedicated academic team who will help you achieve your goals and gain confidence.
    • We offer you a wide variety of leisure options to make the most of your stay.
    • We listen to your feedback, act on your comments and strengthen the course.
    • We enhance your learning through LAL Advantage, our online learning platform, which you can use before you arrive, during the course and for three months after you leave us, at no extra cost!*

    *Not available in Malta.

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