When you study on a face-to-face course with NILE, you can be assured of:
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All our open-enrolment short courses in Norwich are taught 25 hours per week and in July and August include a session by a guest speaker each week. Our programme of visiting speakers consists of internationally renowned authors and experts in the field of English Language Teaching.
All NILE’s courses involve a significant element of English language improvement and/or development of language awareness.
To learn what former participants thought of NILE's face-to-face courses, see our testimonials.
Norwich is in the East of England, just over 100 miles from London. There are good coach and a rail services from all London airports, though the most convenient route may be to fly via Amsterdam to Norwich International Airport.
There is no pre-requisite reading or study to be done before the course. However, if you would like to do more research in your chosen field before you arrive, please contact us and we will put you in touch with the course tutor who will be able to provide guidance in this area.
If you have chosen to stay with in homestay accommodation, your host will provide breakfast, evening meal and a light lunch at the weekend. If you have opted for residential accommodation, you will be expected to cook all meals for yourself, although meals are available in several restaurants and snack bars on campus at an extra cost.
Courses are held year-round in one of NILE’s two teaching centres in Norwich, Hales Court House and Delta House. Upon arrival at your chosen accommodation, you will be provided with a ‘Welcome Pack’ which will give you all the information you need concerning your first day at NILE.
Norwich is an extremely safe city and relatively inexpensive.
Accommodation is available year-round with carefully-selected hosts in and around the city. In the summer (late June to early September) there is also residential accommodation available at the University of East Anglia. Read more about your accommodation options here.
Courses are normally taught by a pair of tutors, with some specialist topics covered by other members of the teaching staff.
Maximum group size is 16.
Almost certainly. Course participants come from all over the world, though some topics tend to attract higher enrolments from particular countries.
Yes – all course participants receive a Certificate of Attendance, specifying the number of tuition hours and a detailed summary of course content.
Until an agreement between the EU and the UK is passed by the UK parliament, there is little information available with regard to the impact of Brexit. We are currently taking applications as per previous years. We will follow and publish advice from our industry association English UK and other authorities as it becomes available.
With regards to the Erasmus+ funding programmes, no changes has yet been announced. Please see our Erasmus+ funding webpage for updates, and follow advice from your National Agency.