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Live online English courses with ELC schools

Study English live online with ELC

ELC has designed a range of intensive online courses so that you can focus on achieving your language goals from the comfort of your own home!

Our online courses are the same times as our face-to-face lessons and same intensity. You study Monday to Friday. The lessons are taught by the same core team of teachers from Brighton, Chester or Eastbourne as normal face-to-face lessons. 

The live online lessons use Zoom technology which enable you to interact face-to-face with your teacher and classmates like in a physical classroom.

Online General English

The live online General English course is designed to give you the confidence to communicate effectively in real-life situations. The course provides effective training for students who need English for work, study, travel or personal pleasure.  

  • full-day classes
  • levels from Elementary A2 to Advanced (C1)
  • balanced programme of skills, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
  • regular tutorials with your teacher to give individual help and study advice
  • minimum age is 16
Live online IELTS class

Online Examination Preparation

The live online exam preparation courses provide complete and careful preparation for all aspects of your chosen examination and include:

  • dedicated full-day classes preparing for the exam
  • guidance and practice in all papers of the exam (reading, writing, use of English, listening and speaking)
  • exam strategies and techniques to help you achieve your best possible result
  • regular tutorials with your teacher to give individual help and study advice

Fact File

  • 25 or 30 lessons per week face-to-face online lessons using Zoom technology
  • lesson times between 9.00 and 14.30/15.30, UK time
  • up to 2 hours homework per day
  • multi-national group classes with maximum 12 students
  • all course materials included
  • e-learning included from point of booking to 3 months after course ends for extra self-study
  • exam fees not included
  • end-of-course certificate

How does it work?

Before the classes start, we will send an email with a link to invite you to each class. You just need to click on the link to join the class.

What will you need?

  • a computer, tablet or smartphone with a good broadband connection (10 mbs or more).
  • headphone, microphone and webcam

How to book your online course?

Click on the 'Book Course' button at the top of this page, then follow the instructions to complete your booking and pay.

QE online courses logo

Quality English is a group of established, independent schools which are selected for the quality of service they offer and their commitment to excellence in English Language teaching. Our online courses meet QE's quality standards for online courses.

  • Course Summary
    Course Code
    Course Name
    Live online IELTS
    School Location
    Course Dates
    Maximum Class Size
    Minimum Age
    Course Duration
    4 week
    Lessons Per Week
    Hours Per Week
    From CEFR B1 to CEFR C1
    £325 per week
  • 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 3
    3 - 4   20 - 39
    A1/A2 Elementary     120 1 - 2   0 - 19
    A1 Beginner            
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