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How much does it cost to learn English? From free to a million


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How much does it cost to learn English? From free to a million


How much does it cost to learn English? Difficult question. It all depends on several factors:

  • Amounts of time
  • Ultimate goal
  • The desired level.

There are 1000 and 1 ways to learn English, costing from 0 to infinity. Let's talk about the options for learning English and their costs?

Language school education

You can study at a language school both in your hometown and abroad. In the first case, you can find quite budget options: from 500 rubles per academic hour, depending on the city, the level of the language school, the qualifications of teachers, etc. If you decide to study at a foreign language school, allocate more for this business - and without taking into account the cost of the flight, accommodation, meals, etc. On the one hand, it is expensive, but if you imagine that a good language level will give you the opportunity to enter a prestigious foreign university - not so much, right?

Absolutely free training

Yes, you can learn English for free - if you have the Internet, of course. Now there are many applications, resources, podcasts, independent work with which will help you improve your English. The option is suitable for those who already have a base and those who decided to learn the language from scratch. Stock up on patience and perseverance - it will come in handy!

Golden mean

If you don't have a million to study at a foreign school , and you won't achieve the desired result in free education, find a middle ground. Let it be partly independent learning, partly under the supervision of a teacher. This option is quite economical:

  • English textbooks and workbooks - 2000 rubles
  • Good dictionary - 1500 rubles
  • Fiction books in English for reading - 400 rubles per month
  • Exercise books - 1500 rubles
  • Tutor's payment - from 800 rubles per hour.

Bonus

If you decide to start learning English on your own, catch a bonus - a checklist of useful language resources:

  • Mobile applications: Duolingo, LinguaLeo, Busuu, Lingua.ly , Carton Tongue Twister, pumpkin Eng, EngCards, Memrise, Phrasalstein, Easy ten, EF MyWords, Polyglot, Learn English 6000 Words, English by INTRIGA-games, English Grammar Test , Learn to Speak English
  • Sites : British Council , Livemocha , Easy World of English , Many Things , Puzzle English
  • Podcasts : ESL pod , IELTS podcast , podcastsinenglish , English Class 101 , Better at English , PodOmatic , CUlips , Luke's English podcast.
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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