Language course English in Brighton

Brighton Language College

Our partner school in Brighton, Brighton Language College, is situated right in the city centre, with amazing views on the famous The Royal Pavilion. The "Brighton Pier" is at only 2 minutes walking distance from the school. It is a very professional school with more than 25 years of experience.

Characteristics of the school:

  • School accredited by EnglishUK and British Council
  • 37 fully equipped classrooms
  • Wide mix of nationalities
  • Classes for all levels of knowledge of the language
  • Student common room
  • library
  • Free WIFI internet
  •  Minimum age: 16 years

Example of activities and excursions:

The school offers a wide range of leisure activities to make the most of your time in Brighton (some are free of charge). Please see some examples below:

  •     Excursions to London, Cambridge or Oxford
  •     Barbecues and student parties
  •     Volleyball
  •     Ice skating (in winter)
  •     Afternoon tea
  •     Pottery classes
  •     Paintball
  •     Movie afternoons

Please note that activities or excursions that require a fee, are not included in the course price.  Students will be informed in all cases about the activity programme and prices once they arrive at school.

Intensive

The intensive course consists of 20, 26 or 32 lessons per week (from Monday to Friday), each class lasting 45 minutes. The maximum number of students per class is 15. Classes are focused on the practice of the different language skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) through the study of grammar and vocabulary. The lessons have a very communicative approach.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
32
Starting dates:  


from elementary : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

please note: a double room can only be booked by two people traveling together..

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Cambridge Exam Course

This Cambridge exam course consists of consists of 20, 26 or 32 lessons per week (from Monday to Friday), each class lasting 45 minutes. The maximum number of students per class is 15. The course looks at real exams and the techniques you need to learn for writing, reading, grammar, listening and speaking. You can choose to prepare for the FCE or CAE exam. FCE is ideal if you want to work or study abroad or to develop a career which requires language skills. The Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE) examination courses gives you the necessary skills to pass the internationally recognised qualification. This course however requires a more intermediate level.

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
32
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 309 539 768 998 1198 1421 1645 1869 1984 2195 2407 2619 2673 2873 3072 3272
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 557 992 1427 1863 2269 2697 3128 3556 3878 4294 4712 5128 5389 5793 6199 6603
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , halfboard 635 1149 1663 2177 2662 3169 3678 4185 4585 5080 5577 6071 6411 6894 7378 7861
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 345 611 877 1143 1379 1639 1899 2159 2310 2558 2806 3054 3145 3380 3616 3852
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 593 1065 1536 2008 2451 2915 3382 3846 4204 4656 5111 5563 5861 6301 6744 7184
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , halfboard 672 1222 1772 2322 2844 3387 3932 4475 4911 5442 5976 6507 6883 7401 7923 8441
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 369 660 950 1240 1500 1784 2068 2353 2528 2800 3072 3344 3459 3719 3979 4239
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 617 1113 1609 2105 2571 3060 3551 4040 4422 4898 5377 5854 6175 6640 7106 7571
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , halfboard 696 1270 1845 2419 2964 3532 4101 4668 5129 5684 6242 6797 7197 7740 8285 8828
Starting dates:  


from elementary : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The Cambridge course prepares you for the FCE or CAE exam.
The exam will take place at another institute in Brighton. This course does not include examination fees (approx £ 190 / € 230).

Exam fees:  

ca. €230, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

please note: a double room can only be booked by two people traveling together..

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

One-to-one

If you are looking for the most personal attention, private English classes are the best option! This way you can completely focus on the topics you wish to imprive, e.g. conversation, preparation of an official exam like IELTS or any other subject of particular interest for you.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 986 1893 2800 3707
One-to-One with host family, single room , halfboard 1234 2347 3459 4572
One-to-One with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1313 2504 3695 4886
Starting dates:  

02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

please note: a double room can only be booked by two people traveling together..

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Combined

The combined course consists of 20 lessons of general English in a group, and furthermore, 10 private classes per week. Group classes take place between 9.15 and 12.30. Private classes will take place after this time.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
32
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 696 1313 1929 2546 3133 3743 4354 4965
Combined with host family, single room , halfboard 944 1766 2588 3411 4204 5019 5837 6652
Combined with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1022 1923 2824 3725 4597 5491 6387 7280
Starting dates:  


from elementary : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

please note: a double room can only be booked by two people traveling together..

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

IELTS

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam course will prepare you to successfully take part in the exam in Brighton. IELTS is a popular and internationally recognized exam, taken by students who plan to continue their stay in higher education programmes with universities in the UK. It is also a very well known diploma on the job market. The preparation course for IELTS consists of 20, 26 or 32 lessons per week (from 9.15 in the morning). During the classes, you will work on exercises and tests of actual exams.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
32
Starting dates:  


from elementary : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €230, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

please note: a double room can only be booked by two people traveling together..

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Business English

This course combines 20 lessons of General Intensive course with 12 lessons of "Business English" per week. It is a great opportunity for those who want to focus on their language abilities in the field of business and improve their level of English for professional purposes.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  


every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

40+ course

The 40+ course is ideal for students aged 40 or older who want to learn English and get to know the south of England with other people of similar ages or interests. After the morning classes, you can participate in a number of cultural activities and events related to the rich historical heritage of Brighton and its surroundings. For example, you will go on a 1 day excursion to London, with a Thames riverboat cruise. The activities will vary depending on the season you choose and are comprised of 4 afternoon activities each week and 1 evening activity. A weekly bus pass is also included in this course.

Minimum age is 40 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
40+ course without accommodation 533
40+ course with host family, single room , halfboard 986
40+ course with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1143
Starting dates:  


from elementary : 17/04, 05/06, 14/08, 02/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

please note: a double room can only be booked by two people traveling together..

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs : € 55 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials (*first course book)
  • certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

Further information regarding the transfer service:
Please note that a late arrival fee applies of £ 35 / € 43 for each hour you arrive later than the arrival time previously communicated.

In 2023 the school is closed on: 02/01/2023, 01/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 28/08/2023, 23-12-2023 - 01-01-2024

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Host family

Share in the daily life and experiences of an English-speaking family: a great opportunity to immerse yourself in local life, and practise your English in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Students can stay in a host family in a single or double room with either bed & breakfast or half board. 

Host family premium

The host family Premium is the ideal option if you wish to have your own bathroom while you live with a local family in Brighton. You can book a single or double room, based on breakfast only or half-board (breakfast and dinner). All families have been selected by the accommodation department of the school according to essential criteria.
Hosts normally live in residential areas of the city, at an average distance of 35-45 minutes by public transportation.

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