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the ENGLISH CENTRE

The English Centre has been the leading language school since 1967.

Founded by John Paul FitzGibbon, a pioneer in Communicative English education with over 40 text books published about his ideas and methodology.

The English Centre belongs to The British Centre S.A., a business with solid experience in the industry. Thanks to its innovative methodology, it stands out among the crowd, always adapting to the current market’s needs.

The family business is currently managed by his grandaughter Philomena Jane FitzGibbon, who took over from her father, John Frederick FitzGibbon.

Our Vision

To constantly innovate in the teaching environment, adapting to the fast-paced world we live in.

Our Mission

To be leaders in innovative methodologies for language teaching and provide an effective development support and short-term visible results.

Artboard 1 Abroad and Professional Courses Geographic and Schedule flexibility Skill-Focused Workshops Two-week workshops to focus on key skills within a company: Negotiations / Presentations Emails / Telephone We reach all Spanish provinces All types of classes One to One Group Online Combination of the above Choose your language

We want you to succeed

How we meet your goals

We make all the necessary tools available to companies in order to maximise their professional development in learning English or in any other language.

All our activities are specially tailored to the needs of our customers, creating an authentic experience in each business area.

Why us?

  • Leading academy since 1967.
  • Our main goal has been to learn with you.
  • We count on the best exam trainers.
  • 100% native teachers.
  • We offer a full-rounded educational experience.
  • Wether you're a student or a professional, looking for work or need to accredit your English level for an official language, we have a course that will best adapt to your needs.

A1
A2
80 hours
A2
B1
90 hours
B1
B2
110 hours
B2
C1
125 hours

Subsidise your courses with The English Centre

The English Center is an accredited education institution for courses subsidised by FUNDAE. We offer a complete service of processing (advice, preparation and presentation of teaching plans) and the possibility of learning subsidies offered either in our academy or in company.

Further Support

50 YEARS LEARNING WITH YOU
Reduced groups, Unique experience, Flexibility, Technology, Innovation

We want you to succeed

How we meet your goals

We make all the necessary tools available to companies in order to maximise their professional development in learning English or in any other language.

All our activities are specially tailored to the needs of our customers, creating an authentic experience in each business area.

Why us?

  • Leading academy since 1967.
  • Our main goal has been to learn with you.
  • We count on the best exam trainers.
  • 100% native teachers.
  • We offer a full-rounded educational experience.
  • Wether you're a student or a professional, looking for work or need to accredit your English level for an official language, we have a course that will best adapt to your needs.

A1
A2
80 hours
A2
B1
90 horas
B1
B2
110 hours
B2
C1
125 hours

Further Support

Subsidise your courses with The English Centre

The English Center is an accredited education institution for courses subsidised by FUNDAE. We offer a complete service of processing (advice, preparation and presentation of teaching plans) and the possibility of learning subsidies offered either in our academy or in company.

50 YEARS LEARNING WITH YOU
Reduced groups, Unique experience, Flexibility, Motivation and enthusiasm, Technology, Innovation

ENGLISH ACADEMY

IN MADRID

English Courses for children, young people and adults in Madrid

Using an innovative learning method focused on the communicative approach of teaching English, we offer English Courses for adults, young people and children in our modern and exclusive teaching centre.

The key points for the communicative method are the following:

  • Small groups (maximum 9 students in class).
  • Native teachers (United Kingdom and Ireland).
  • Active student participation in class, which are taught entirely in English.
  • A dynamic, entertaining environment that eases student interaction in English classes.
  • Didactic materials that reinforce language learning, promote communicative activities in class and include interactive material so that students work all the aspects of the language after class.

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ENGLISH ACADEMY

IN MADRID

English Courses for children, young people and adults in Madrid

Using an innovative learning method focused on the communicative approach of teaching English, we offer English Courses for adults, young people and children in our modern and exclusive teaching centre.

The key points for the communicative method are the following:

  • Small groups (maximum 9 students in class).
  • Native teachers (United Kingdom and Ireland).
  • Active student participation in class, which are taught entirely in English.
  • A dynamic, entertaining environment that eases student interaction in English classes.
  • Didactic materials that reinforce language learning, promote communicative activities in class and include interactive material so that students work all the aspects of the language after class.

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SUMMER COURSES

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/19

YOUNG LEARNERS

EXAMS

Starter
Beginner
Elementary
Lower Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Advanced
Proficiency

Starter

CEFR Pre A1    Cambridge Exams YLE Starters     IELTS 1.0

Beginner

CEFR A1     Cambridge Exam YLE Movers     IELTS 2.5 / 2.0     TOEFL 0 – 18

Elementary

CEFR A2     Cambridge Exam YLE Flyers/KET     IELTS 3.5 / 3.0     TOEFL 19 – 29

Lower Intermediate

CEFR Pre B1     Cambridge Exams PET     IELTS 4.5/4.0     TOEFL 30 – 45

Upper Intermediate

CEFR B2     Cambridge Exams FCE     IELTS 7.5/6.5/6.0     TOEFL 65 – 78

Advanced

CEFR C1     Cambridge Exams CAE     IELTS 8.5/8.0     TOEFL 79 – 95

Proficiency

CEFR C2     Cambridge Exams CPE     IELTS 9.0     TOEFL 96 – 120

We prepare you for all types of official exams, adapting to your schedule and providing intensive courses with the best teachers so that you can sit the exams, feeling confident and prepared.

COURSES
ABROAD

Our vast experience as language consultants has shown us that studying a language abroad is a rewarding, practical alternative not only at summer, but at any time of the year.

English is currently the most studied language in Spain and indeed, the European Union. The most ideal option for all students and professionals would be to know three languages: the mother tongue, English and a third language.

Our main aim is to to guarantee that the student has all documentation and information available concerning courses, housing, travel details and country customs. Our goal is to make his/her stay abroad hassle-free in order to to make the most of their studies.

ADULTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE

General English

The programme is comprised of all language areas: written and oral comprehesion and expression, as well as practice of obtained knowledge.

Combined English

General English classes can be combined with conversation or private (one-to-one) classes

Official Exam Preparation.

Professionals

  • Pre-arranged, reduced groups focused on managing better in English within a work environment.
  • Reduced groups combined with either General English or One-to-One classes.
  • Groups specially created to cover needs requested for company professionals.

One to one

Ideal for students who would like complete language immersion:

  • In teacher’s home
  • In the actual school

Family Groups

Recommended for families with children—teaching separate programmes for adults and children, but with the same housing situation.

Work Internships

Directed towards young people who are interested in gaining an opportunity for an experience that could help them unfold a professional career path abroad.

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Destinations

England, Ireland, Canada, The United States of America. There is also an immersion camp option in Spain with native teachers

Age

Varying age range depending on programme (12-18, 16-22, 14-17 years old…)

Levels

From basic to advanced. English level test is given upon arrival.

Didactic and Digital Material

Provided by the academy.

Supervisor

Supervisors will maintain constant watch and offer help to the youth, travelling and staying with them at all times throughout their stay. Supervisors will give support to other supervisors assigned by the school in the destination country.

Flight

All group programmes with supervisor include flight ticket and roundtrip airport shuttle transfers.

CHARACTERISTICS OF LANGUAGE SCHOOLS

  • Strict criteria for language school selection.
  • Programmes in schools or institutes.
  • Accredited as language schools for foreigners, and which promise reliability and experience.
  • Native instruction staff with qualitifications and experience.
  • Different housing options offered: with family or at dorm.
  • Meal plan: wide range of options.
  • Weeklong stays from Sunday to Saturday.

DESTINATIONS

We offer a great selection of destinations. The closest and most requested: England and Ireland. For longer stays abroad, the farthest: Australia, New Zealand, South Africa. Those which promise magic and hospitality: Scotland and Malta. And, those most desired by people who do not want to let the opportunity to study in a different culture pass them by.

COURSES

  • Once the course is completed, all students will receive a certificate for in-class presence to verify level obtained.
  • Supplement: Access to digital material via online platforms

COMMON CHARACTERISTICS

  • Intensity: 10, 15, 20 25 or 30 classes per week.
  • Classes may last 45-50 minutes or one complete hour.
  • Minimum course length tends to be two weeks, although there are one-week course options.
  • Integration may take place in most courses any Monday throughout the year.

Gregory Gutierrez

+34 915 77 91 22
direccionacademica@centroingles.net

Philomena Fitzgibbon

+34 915 77 91 22
pfitzgibbon@centroingles.net
+34 670 688 44

the English Centre

+34 91 577 91 22
academia@centroingles.net