Learning Events for Language Learners

Expert English Summer School

This summer we are offering an intensive 20 hour summer school in August for students in Jelgava who are in the 9th to 12th grade at school. For more information please go to this page.

We also offer two specialised on-line courses for learners of English.

IELTS Academic Writing and Academic Writing for Undergraduates.

Both these courses are run on-line using our Moodle platform and Big Blue Button, or on Teams or Zoom.

For more information contact: courses at englishideas.org.

IELTS Academic Writing

A complete course in how to write effective answers to the Academic IELTS Writing Part 1 examination tasks. Your trainer was an IELTS writing examiner from 2006 to 2018 and trained IELTS examiners for the writing part of the examination from 2011-18. Course Outcomes: improved understanding of the requirements of the examination; an ability to analyze the questions set; an understanding of how to effectively answer the questions. Course entry requirements: None, open to all learners of English, though only really appropriate for those learners who wish to take the IELTS examination at a Band 6 and above level. This course runs on a one-to-one basis. Course length: 12 contact hours minimum course, extendable according to requirements.

Academic Writing for Undergraduates

A complete course in how to write undergraduate essays and dissertations in a clear and effective style.

Course Outcomes: a full understanding of the conventions and requirements of undergraduate writing.

Course entry requirements: Open to all learners of English with a B2 level of English, though only really appropriate for those learners who wish to study in English at a university.

This course runs as a small group course of up to 5 participants.

Course length: 15 contact hours.