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  • Tel: 020 7736 9621

    Burlington School

    Proprietors messageSince 1990, Burlington School has been providing a range of English language programmes to suit the needs of a variety of clients from all over the world. It is our mission to provide excellence in English.

    Our aim is to give you an unforgettable experience in all the services the school has to offer. Our staff, teachers and homestay providers are all committed to making sure your stay at the school is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

    We hope Burlington School will be your home from home and we look forward to welcoming you as part of the Burlington family.

    Isabella Anders, Proprietor

    Location rning 15 3Facilities & TimetableMorning 20 4Course Levels & Progress 5General English 6IELTS Test Preparation 10Cambridge English Exam Preparation 12Business English 14English for Specific Purposes 16English for Work 18Elective Classes 20One-to-One and Small Groups 22English for Young Learners 23Residential Summer Centres 25Leisure Programme 26Accommodation 27Top 10 reasons to study in London 30Connect with us 31


    Burlington School1-3 Chesilton Road, London, SW6 5AA, UKt: +44 (0)20 7736 9621, +44 (0)20 7610 9662, f: +44 (0)20 7371 | Isabella Anders


    English Courses for Adults 2018


    TOP 10 REASONS TO STUDY AT BURLINGTON SCHOOL1. Caring and supportive


    2. Dedicated teachers3. Convenient location4. Fun and educational leisure


    5. Range of affordableaccommodation

    6. Multi-national classes7. High student satisfaction8. 25 years of experience in

    teaching English

    9. Personal approach tostudents

    10. Multi-lingual workforce

    Students will study in a traditional English building in Fulham, one of Londons most attractive residential areas, famous for its cafs, parks and gardens. The school is within walking distance of the River Thames, and is 20 minutes from Central London.


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  • Tel: 020 7736 9621

    Burlington School

    Facilities & Timetable

    Student cafeteriaSelf-access areaResource lending serviceStudent courtyard

    Free wireless internet throughout the building

    Projectors Onsite school residence


    09:00 11:301 12:00 14:301 14:45 17:151 18:30 20:30

    Main Sessions: General English IELTS Test Preparation Cambridge ExamPreparation

    Business English

    Main Sessions: General English IELTS Test Preparation Cambridge ExamPreparation

    Business English

    Main Sessions: General English IELTS Test Preparation Cambridge ExamPreparation

    Business English

    Evening Classes: General English Trinity ISE Preparation

    12:00 12:45 13:00 13:45 14:00 14:45 14:45 15:30 15:45 16:30

    Elective Classes: Listening & Speaking Reading & Writing Business Communication Exam Skills English for Specific Purposes British Culture

    Elective Classes: Listening & Speaking Reading & Writing Business Communication Exam Skills English for Specific Purposes British Culture

    1 Includes a 15-minute break


    English Courses for Adults 2018

    Course Levels & ProgressTo ensure that we have the right class for our students, all our courses follow

    syllabuses based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and our own Burlington Assessment Scale.

    CEFR Pre-A1 A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2

    Burlington Assessment Scale 0 - 10 15 - 25 30 - 40 45 - 55 60 - 70 75 - 85 90 - 100General English, Elective Classes

    Cambridge Exam Preparation Classes

    IELTS Preparation, Business English,English for Specific Purposes, Working English

    Course Levels Comparison

    We run classes at the following levels:




    R CEFR Level A1

    Students at this level can: understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

    introduce themselves and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people they know and things they have.

    interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

    CEFR Level A2Cambridge English Key (KET)

    Students at this level can: understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

    communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

    describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.




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    SER CEFR Level B1

    Cambridge English Preliminary (PET) IELTS 3.5 5.0

    Students at this level can: understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

    deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken. produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

    CEFR Level B2Cambridge English First (FCE) IELTS 5.0 6.5

    Students at this level can: understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discus-sions in their field of specialization.

    interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

    produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.






    CEFR Level C1Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) IELTS 6.5 8.0

    Students at this level can: understand a wide range of demanding, longer clauses, and recognize implicit meaning. express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizationalpatterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

    CEFR Level C2Advanced General English Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) IELTS 8.5 9.0

    Students at this level can: understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.

    express themselves spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

    These descriptors are adapted from The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR).

    The copyright of the descriptive scales and the illustrative scales reproduced above belongs to the Council of Europe.

  • Tel: 020 7736 9621

    Burlington School

    General English

    Course Description: Our General English courses are designed for people who want to learn English for work, study or pleasure.

    We have students of all ages, from 16 upwards, from all over the world. The classes focus on all aspects of the language, including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading and writing.

    Students can add to these lessons in the elective classes. These classes build on the language from the main sessions, with a focus on communication and practical skills.

    All our lessons give students the opportunity to learn and use English in realistic situations, and our teachers give regular homework to help you practice.

    Course Content: The classes use a range of methodologies and activities to help students learn and use the language.

    The classes use a set coursebook, and these are supplemented with authentic materials, video and interactive technology. There are regular progress tests and tutorials, which helps the teachers identify students strengths and weakness, and allows the students to check their progress in English.

    Learn English for work, study or pleasure

    Students from all over the world

    Focus on language, skills and communication

    Learn and use English in realistic situations

    Regular progress tests and tutorials


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    English Courses for Adults 2018

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    in a restaurant; Vocabulary and Read-ing: sign language; Vocabulary: describing food;

    Listening: a restaurant critic Speaking: talking about your favourite restaurant; Grammar: present perfect simple and continuous

    Reading and Vocabulary: vegetarianism; Vocabulary and Writing: writing an article



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