Rob Howley founded ELT in 1987, and it grew rapidly, becoming both a successful British Council accredited language school providing courses for students all over the world and a provider of executive language training to a vast range of international businesses and organisations.
The school closed in 2016, but Rob continues to provide small group General English courses (Quartets), and works as a trainer and language consultant for companies in London and organisations such as the United Nations.
A 'Quartet' course is a group of just 4 students. It is high-intensity learning for hard-working learners. Is a 'Quartet' course the right course for you?
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I studied at ELT from January to May 2016. I liked the school, the teachers and the way in which they taught. When the school closed I decided to attend Quartet classes with Rob. That was even better as I got more attention and I could focus on those areas which I really needed. Rob’s methodology is very dynamic and focuses on the why, how and when rather than a mechanical and grammatical one. Moreover, we worked very hard on my CV presentation and cover letter, which helped me to find a new job in a good school.
I’m really satisfied with the course – my English has improved a lot, and also I passed the Cambridge exam which was my goal from the beginning. The groups are just 4 people so you are always involved, the teacher adapts to what you need/want to learn and focuses on your weaknesses. Mine, like every Spanish student, was pronunciation and thanks to many exercises, Rob managed to help me a lot. I’m really grateful and am going do another Quartet course next term!