Courses for individuals

Our offer for individuals:

Progressive English helps individuals to dramatically improve their English skills in the shortest possible time. Courses can be conducted any time, between 7am and 9pm.

Common requests include:
– improve general English skills
– prepare for job interview or presentation
– prepare for CAE, FCE, IELTS etc
– improve English skills for specific industry. E.g., medical English, financial English, etc

Whatever your personal goals are with your English skills, we have the dedication, knowledge, and method to take you from where you are now, to where you want to be, in the most efficient and enjoyable way.

FULL DETAILS OF COURSE STRUCTURE BELOW

English Courses for Individuals

Course overview & price table

Private lessons

PRIVATE LESSONS
– Private lessons offer the most flexibility and therefore many busy professionals choose this option.
– Private lessons can be taught at your workplace or home between 7am and 9pm.
– 1:1 with your teacher—all the focus is on you—and getting you to improve your English skills.

How it works Step 1: You contact Progressive English and tell us your goal(s) with English
Step 2: We provide an accurate offer and detailed description of how we can meet your goal
Step 3: We provide a FREE trial lesson so that you can be sure of our quality
Step 4: Up-front payment accepted. Course begins.
What we teach We have teachers experienced in all aspects of the English language. Common requests include:

– General English — all levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
– Business English
– Cambridge Exam Preparation
– Medical English
– Banking English
– Legal English
– Aeronautic English
– Engineering English

No two courses are the same. Every course is customised to your company’s specific requirement

Group size 1 person
Content of lessons Time spent with the teacher is spent on things the employees could not do in self-study. This includes:

– High-percentage of student speaking time with correction of all mistakes
– Engaging topics designed for adults: current events, world news, student choice, etc.
– Pareto principal: 80/20 — target the ‘big’ mistakes first; we do not waste time on anything that is not useful today

Our teachers All Progressive English teachers are

– university educated and hold a Cambridge English Teaching certification
– native speakers of English
– highly experienced
– subject to diligent in-house quality control (ask for more details)

Course start Any time
Times Flexible — any time between 7am and 9pm
Course location We can come to your home or workplace (or train, or anywhere that is convenient for you!)
Invoicing Up-front payment to commence course — and then instalments as agreed
Teaching material Course book(s) as agreed. Average cost is < CHF 50.-
Length of Lesson 60 minutes
Price CHF 90.- per hour

Group courses

GROUP LESSONS
– Group lessons take place at one of our teaching rooms in central Zurich
– Small class sizes (maximum 8 persons)
– All levels: A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
– Course times and days vary to suit each group—please contact for current group courses

How it works Step 1: You contact Progressive English and tell us your goal(s) with English
Step 2: We advise which group course will best fulfill your requirements
Step 3: We provide a FREE trial lesson and assess your current level
Step 4: Up-front payment accepted. Course begins.
What we teach We have teachers experienced in all aspects of the English language. Group courses include

– General English — all levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
– Business English including exam preparation: BEC vantage, BEC higher
– Cambridge Exam Preparation: FCE, CAE

Group size 4 -8 persons
Content of lessons Time spent with the teacher is spent on things the employee could not do in self-study. This includes:

– High-percentage of student speaking time with correction of all mistakes
– Engaging topics designed for adults: current events, world news, student choice, etc.
– Pareto principal: 80/20 — target the ‘big’ mistakes first; we do not waste time on anything that is not useful today.
– Exam course cover all aspects of the exam and the best tactics for each section. Exam courses are highly structured and include homework tasks.

Our teachers All Progressive English teachers are

– university educated and hold a Cambridge English Teaching certification
– native speakers of English
– highly experienced
– subject to diligent in-house quality control (ask for more details)

Course start Contact Progressive English for our current course times and dates
Course location We have several classrooms in the center of Zurich
Invoicing Up-front payment
Teaching material Course book(s) as agreed. Average cost is < CHF 50.-
Length of Lesson Various
Price CHF 30.- per hour

Editing Service
  • Our English language experts will proofread your document and correct all English language errors.
  • We can also improve the style, clarity and structure, all for a low hourly rate.
  • Turnaround time is normally 2 – 3 days depending on size of document. However, if you need editing immediately, same day delivery is available.
  • We use Microsoft Word’s Track Changes feature, enabling you to accept or reject each modification made to your document.

Please note, to make sure your information is always protected, we use 256-bit SSL technology to transfer data.
You retain full copyright control and credit for your documents. Progressive English never collects or shares your information, and we never store your documents without your permission. Please see our Privacy Statement for further details.

How it works Step 1: You contact Progressive English and tell us your requirements
Step 2: We do an initial check of your document and provide you a price estimate
Step 3: We fulfil your requirements
Step 4: We return to you your new document and invoice for completed works
What we edit We often edit the following for our clients:

Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Speeches—welcome speeches, farewell speeches etc.
Brochures
Presentations
Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD thesis
Books
Websites

Price Low hourly rate of 70 CHF

Skype Service

SKYPE SERVICE
– If you are located outside of Zurich and surrounds, we can provide the same lessons via Skype.
– The price is 70 CHF.- per hour

Skype Service

Your results are our obsession.