Essential Program

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In our Essential Program, students take 18 hours of language lessons per week, in small groups of 8 students (max). Lessons usually take place before lunch, leaving the afternoon free for self-study.

Sample Timetable
08.45 - 09.00 Plenary session
09.00 - 10.00 Spoken Performance Workshop
10.00 - 10.15 Break
10.15 - 11.15 Grammar, logic and rhetoric
11.15 - 11.30 Break
11.30 - 12.30 Comprehension, vocabulary and précis
12.30 - 13.00 Team Project

Course Content

Throughout this program, the student strives to attain the following objectives:

  • to gain confidence in speaking the language (presentations, interviews, etc.)
  • to develop accuracy in grammar and syntax
  • to understand and extract information from a written document (report, newspaper articles, etc.)
  • to improve fluency in the language for exam success at college, university or business school

Pricing Includes:

  • Internet/e-mail facilities
  • Initial testing service
  • Loan of all course material
  • Fitness centre

"MLS is the best school that I have attended to date. I took four modules, which allowed me to progress, and above all to develop self-confidence."

–Jean-Jacques Guinot, France

Course Dates:

  • Courses start every Monday throughout the year


  • Total beginners to near native speakers
  • Minimum age 17 years

Accommodation Options:

Multiple accommodation options are available. Please visit our accommodation page for more information.