Specialist Language Courses

SLC works at the cutting edge of online Technical and Business English course design and delivery. We think hard about what we do. Here are some of our thoughts and research to share with you.


WHITE PAPER: The Seven Principles of Outstanding Online Course Design

SLC’s unique online courses for medical students and professionals are used by educational institutions and individuals around the world. Here …read more


WHITE PAPER: IELTS Writing – A Comparative Analysis of Different Band Scores

What’s the difference between IELTS writing 6.5 and 7.0? At the beginning of 2016, the NMC introduced a new regulation …read more


WHITE PAPER: The Impact of IELTS 7.0 on the Recruitment of EEA-Trained Nurses

On January 19th 2016, the NMC changed its English language requirements for nurses trained in the EEA. All new registrants …read more


WHITE PAPER: Classroom vs Online Learning

Can the twain ever meet? This paper examines best practice in both teacher-led tuition and online self-study, looking at their …read more