Why choose progress english to prepare for your exams

It’s important to pick the right programme to go with your needs.

 Here are some common questions you may have when doing your research on where to study online from anywhere in the world!

English courses for adults / young professionals

Progress English Bristol is the ideal option for adult professionals who need to fit relevant and focused study around their busy work schedules. Courses come with a textbook, homework, access to an online platform and tutor access between lessons.

English Language School - Entry requirements

For you to benefit the most from your English course, we will need a clear idea of your English level. Therefore, when we first meet, you must take our free initial assessment unless you already have relevant results from a previous exam.

Online course sizes and lengths of lessons

There are only three students in a class, and the lessons are a maximum of 75 minutes long because of concentration levels. You will receive work to do before and after lessons too.

English courses for adults / young professionals

Progress English Bristol is the ideal option for adult professionals who need to fit relevant and
focused study around their busy work schedules. There is:

  • A careful testing process based on getting to know student needs.
  • Clear course organization around lessons.
  • Directed homework using course books and the online platform, Moodle.
  • Adjustments to suit any changing needs.

How different are online lessons?

  • ► Personal attention – Small groups mean that speaking strengths and weaknesses are picked up more easily by the teacher than in a big group.
  • ► Easily manageable – Using materials on a screen to support learning language and skills provides a precise focus on what to do in order to improve.
  • ► Quick feedback –  Corrected homework is returned within 24 hours.
  • ► Having a clear learning path – All our courses come with a detailed course overview.
  • ► Efficient support and service – The teacher replies quickly to emails.
  • ► Consolidation of learning – There is access to Moodle (the online platform).
  • ► Reliable materials – You use a coursebook for exam preparation courses.

Learning language Skills

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Learning English involves skills development relating to reading, writing, speaking and listening.

We believe that we can support you in your progress by

  • ► Getting you to be organized, study consistently and use opportunities to practise.
  • ► Teaching language which will be useful and help you speak, write, read or listen better. Learning 30 phrasal verbs means nothing if it is not useful and you don’t use them.
  • ► We create a supportive environment where you can make mistakes and then work with
    corrections to improve.

What to look for in an Exam Preparation course from an English Language School?

The most important thing is that you feel you are learning and working effectively towards your

  • ► From the beginning of the course, we will make sure you can see how we expect to help you go from A to B.
  • ► You can also expect the teacher to correct your English, help you be organized
    and consistent with your studies, and push you to do your homework. 

Why we only offer Part Time Face to Face Evening Courses?

These courses are mainly for people working full time in daytime. The 18.15-20.45 lessons run from September to December, and January to the end of May. There are also twice a week June/July options which go from 6.15 to 8.15.
We do not allow people to come into a group in the middle of a course nor offer short four-week periods of enrolment. The first parts of our courses cover key skills and language development, while the second focuses on consolidation and exam practice. We believe that learning comes from consistent study over the period of the whole programme.
The next step is to get in touch with our English Language School for more information and to enrol on the next course. 


If you have any questions or would like to enrol on one of our courses, please get in touch using the form below or contact us on  +44 (0) 7906 611 964

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