The General English plus Yoga/Natural Health course is designed to help you develop your overall level of English and practise a practical skill at the same time.
In the mornings you study on the core programme of the General English course in a multi-national class at your level for 20 lessons per week. Then in the afternoons, evenings or at the weekend you have 3 natural fitness classes and 1 complementary therapy per week. You can choose from a range of options including the ones below.
Natural Fitness Classes
Yoga brings relaxation to body and mind through gentle postures (asanas), deep breathing (pranayama), and meditation (dhyanna). Yoga can expand physical and mental awareness, build strength and flexibility, and increase energy levels. The Centre offers different strengths and styles of Yoga, and their staff will be happy to recommend a suitable class.
Gentle yoga and meditation
This offers simple yoga stretches to relax tension, deep relaxation, breath work (pranayama) and meditation. Visit a wonderful oasis of calm in your busy life.
This is a self-healing system for creating internal and mental harmony. These classes offer a series of soft and gentle exercises, which strengthen the body and prevent illness. Relieves stress, tension, aches and pains.
Chi Exercise and relaxation
This is specially designed to improve strength, balance and flexibility for people with back conditions, osteoporosis, recovering from operation or illness and less mobile seniors. No mat work, can be done seated.
Ideal for anyone who has fond memories of ballet classes as a child or for those who never had the opportunity and wishes they had!
A manual therapy that uses spinal manipulation to restore proper spinal motion and alignment in order to remove or reduce nerve interference/irritation
Emotional Freedom Techniques
Pain, stress, phobias, relationship problems and addiction can be released through tapping acupuncture points on the face and collar bone
Ayurvedic, Natural Lift Facial Massage, Hopi Ear Candle Therapy, Special herbal candles may relieve many ear and sinus problem
Aromatherapy, Indian Head, Shiatsu, Butterfly Touch, Rolfing, Thai Foot
Our minimum age for individuals is 16 but we occasionally accept 15 year olds on the General English course in international classes provided they are part of a group with a group leader.
- placement test to ensure a General English class at the right level
- regular progress checks
- daily homework
- multi-national General English classes
- at least one lesson a week in the computer laboratory
- all course material provided
- regular tutorials with class teacher to give study advice
- use of the Study Centre after lessons
- end of course certificate with hours of study and final level
Course SummaryCurrencyCourse CodeCourse NameGeneral English plus Natural HealthSchool LocationCourse DatesStart Any MondayMaximum Class Size12Minimum Age16Lessons Per Week20Hours Per Week15.00LevelFrom toPrice£415 per week
GEPNH Course Timetable
GENERAL ENGLISH PLUS YOGA /
NATURAL HEALTH COURSE TIMETABLE
GEPNH Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
* Natural Health classes may be afternoon, evening or weekends.
Contact us for the latest schedule of classes.
ELC Level Guide
The following table shows the levels we use at ELC.
ELC Level Level Aims C2 Upper-advanced - use English very well in demanding situations
- performance level may be above average native speaker
C1 Advanced - use English well in all but the most demanding situations
- use and understand complex language
B2 Upper-intermediate - use English effectively in all familiar situations
- use more complex English and cope with more demanding situations
B1 Intermediate - use English to express simple ideas and achieve results
- use range of basic language well in most situations
A2 Pre-intermediate - use English in most familiar situations
- use English in a limited way in more difficult situations
A1/A2 Elementary - develop English skills to 'survival' level
- use English only in very familiar situations
A1 Beginner - learn basic vocabulary and structures for simple communication
ELC Exam Guide
Here is an approximate guide of exams at each level.
ELC Level Cambridge IELTS TOEIC GESE Cambridge BULATS C2 Upper advanced CPE 8 - 9 12 90 - 100 C1 Advanced CAE 7 - 8 945 10 - 11 BEC Higher 75 - 89 B2 Upper-intermediate FCE 5 - 6.5 785 7 - 9 BEC Vantage 60 - 74 B1 Intermediate PET 4 - 5 550 5 - 6 BEC Preliminary 40 - 59 A2 Pre-intermediate KET 3225 3 - 4 20 - 39 A1/A2 Elementary 120 1 - 2 0 - 19 A1 Beginner