School of English and Other Languages
Listen, read, write and speak in multiple languages, confidently and fluently.
School of English and Other Languages
English Language Course. Improve your English Language Skills
Bridge College welcomes you to join our School of English Language.
Our courses help to develop all four skills of the English language reading, writing, speaking and listening with a focus on improving your ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
Who can learn?: This course is open to all individuals and you are welcome to start at any English level.
What is my English Level
Level 1 (Total Beginner) – I do not speak any English
Level 2 (Beginner) – I can say, understand a few things in English
Level 3 (Basic) – I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with difficulty
Level 4 (Elementary) – I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary
Level 5 (Pre-Intermediate) – I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary
Level 6 (Intermediate) – I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally
Level 7 (Higher Intermediate) I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally
Level 8 (Pre-Advanced) I speak and understand very well but still have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary
Level 9 (Advanced) – I speak and understand English completely fluently
Please Note: A simple assessment is carried out during placement to assess the student’s level and language requirements
This English Language course is designed for Kenyans & East Africans, Francophone Africans, Arabic Speakers and other interested adults who would like to gain confidence and develop their ability to use English in a variety of situations including traveling to an English Speaking country, for work, business and studies.
Start dates for English Classes: Every Monday with our classes running throughout the year
Our classes run from Monday to Friday and students study a minimum of 5-10 hours per week with an additional 10 hours per week for those taking intensive classes (4hrs per day).
We have early bird morning classes, sessions between 8:00am – 4:00pm and evening classes.
Our friendly and approachable staff enjoy welcoming students of all levels, from beginner to advanced levels.
Duration: Most students study for at least 6-9 months.
You are welcome to join us whether you will study with us for 1 week, 1 month or 1 year – we are committed to helping you improve your English Language Skills.
- Confident and fluent reading
- Practical grammar
- Expanding vocabulary
- Writing skills
- Listening using different audio materials
- Improved communication skills
English for University covers the academic English you will need to excel at university for either undergraduate of postgraduate studies. You will develop your confidence and skill in important areas in academic reading, writing, listening, making group presentations and critical analysis.
This is an intensive preparation course which focuses on language skills and exam techniques needed to give you the best possible chance of getting the score you need for the university where you wish to study.
Some students also pursue the IELTS course for professional reasons.
This will combine the advantages of group classes with personalized learning. You can attend the group sessions and also have individual sessions to address specific English needs E.g. for those who are preparing for an IELTS exam or want to improve particular speaking/writing skills
This is a good option if you feel that a group is not suitable, you have limited time available or you have a specific need which requires individual attention. The training content is entirely flexible to suit you.
These courses are flexible to reflect the needs of participants. Our trainers are experienced – and they recognise that not all businesses/work situations are the same. We focus on building confidence in public speaking, presentation, negotiation skills and how to handle meetings effectively.
Regardless of your current language skills or experience level, our objective is to give you the skills and confidence to use English effectively in a wide variety of contexts.
This course targets adults at beginner levels in the development of their English Language Skills.
This course is for participants aged 30 and over, with an average age of around 40. Learning with like-minded people will help you feel less worried about being ‘too old’ to learn English. Our participants typically come from a range of professional and non-professional backgrounds.
|Regular classes||Monday to Friday||7.5 hrs per week|
|Intensive classes||Monday to Friday||15-20 hrs per week|
Academic English General English
Frequently Asked Questions about School of English & other languages
That’s easy. Visit our offices at Princely House, Moi Avenue, for a quick test of your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills
Depending on whether you’re a full time or part time student, our program is flexible and most students take at least 6 months.
You can never be too old for new life lessons. If you’re over 30 years, join our Kiswahili, English, Chinese, French, German or Spanish classes for adults.
Absolutely. We have a beginner class for those who know only a little English, and a comfortable adult class for those who are over 30 years old.
How to Apply?
Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.
After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.
Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to create your schedule.