The General English course will cover everyday English reading, writing and listening with an emphasis on speaking and practical communication in common situations, such as travelling, shopping, and leisure time. There will be support with grammar and pronunciation, and we will also introduce study skills to help you to become an efficient learner and to keep learning when you are out of the classroom.
This course is suitable for you if you would like to become a confident speaker of English and maximize your ability to use English in everyday situations. You will follow a course book, and also use a wide range of materials, including real-life listening and video examples, authentic texts and on-line resources. The content of the lessons is adapted to your needs and interests. All students have the opportunity to discuss, negotiate and plan the week’s work with their teacher and fellow students. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate stating the course you have taken and the level at which you have finished.
Young Learners’ English
Get your kid to improve their English and make new friends by enrolling them in our YLE (Young Learners’ English) courses. We concentrate on communication skills with fun discussions, games, role plays, student projects and group work. All lessons are taught in small groups to make sure every child gets individual attention from their tutor.
Young Learners English Program Highlights
Business English Courses
Our Business English courses have been designed for all business professionals seeking a specialized English education with professional and experienced teachers. We offer a full range of Business English courses at our center. Individual Business English courses are also available.
Improve your business English skills with other professionals in small classes, with a maximum of five students per class. Classes are taught by highly-qualified instructors with extensive ESL experience. Whether you are the CEO, a manager, or other business professional looking to advance your career, you can choose to take a Business English course at ULC. Our Business English Course is topic based and designed to provide a flexible learning programme. The focus is on functional language in specific situations. The lessons are largely task based and are planned to extend vocabulary, improve pronunciation, provide practice and develop confidence and fluency in a lively and communicative way. The course is suitable for students who would like to be effective communicators in a variety of business contexts. Lessons are designed around a course book and provide the opportunity for students to improve the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as enhancing and increasing their active / working vocabulary and grammar knowledge. Each course is designed to give students a chance to learn English through a variety of interesting topics and themes. They will work in pairs and small groups, providing opportunities to focus on real English structures and communication, across all four skills of speaking, reading, listening, and writing.
English for Special/ Specific Purposes (ESP)
Our ESP courses are designed to give you the English skills and experience you will need for your future work and professional life.
The ULC is an excellent place for professionals to improve their English skills! We have special programs for specific industries (including Law and Medicine), as well as Business English courses that cover a variety of topics, from writing reports to making formal business presentations–even defending case studies!
In “Universe” Language Centre German courses are available in different formats and at different levels - from Beginners to Advanced level - to suit your various needs and aspirations. Our programme includes special courses to prepare you for Goethe Certificates as well as for OnDaF and TestDaf examinations. You will follow a course book, and also use a wide range of materials, including real-life listening and video examples, authentic texts and on-line resources. You will be taught by very well qualified and highly experienced teachers. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate stating the course you have taken and the level at which you have finished.
German For Young Learners
Learning German at “Universe” Language Centre means actively experiencing and using the language in pairs and in groups, for example through role plays, with interviews and in projects. The lessons are suited to the various age groups and contain plenty of variety. Speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar are linked in a meaningful way, quickly familiarizing the young learners with the German language. Immersion in a German-speaking environment, combined with our effective teaching methods, will ensure more fun for the learners through progress they can see within a short time. Our course teachers have plenty of experience in working with children and teens. The lessons, with a maximum class size of 5, are designed with the age group in mind. The activities are varied. Classroom activities take the form of a playful, interactive process.
German for Specific Purposes
At ULC we offer a full range of German for Specific Purposes courses, covering specialised areas in different industries and professions: German for Medical Professionals, German for Engineers, German for Hotel and Restaurant, German for Law, German for Government, German for IT Professionals, and German for Aviation. The courses are taught by experienced teachers with dedicated materials.
The Russian language – just like English, French or German – is used for communication by a very large number of people around the globe. In addition, Russian is one of the official UN languages. Out of approximately 300 million people in the world who know Russian, 160 million people consider it to be their native language. The Russian language is ranked the fifth most prevalent language in the world. Knowing Russian strongly reinforces career opportunities in both academic non-academic worlds. The areas where Russian language skills are currently particularly in demand are Banking and finance, Law, Oil and gas industries, Accountancy, Publishing, Advertising, Journalism, Foreign Office and Not-Profit Agencies.
The course will cover everyday Russian reading, writing and listening with an emphasis on speaking and practical communication in common situations. There will be support with grammar and pronunciation, and we will also introduce study skills to help you to become an efficient learner and to keep learning when you are out of the classroom. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate stating the course you have taken and the level at which you have finished.