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 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]

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 / € 42 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

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
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 305 532 760 987 1184 1405 1626 1847 1961 2170 2379 2589 2642 2840 3037 3234
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 550 981 1411 1841 2243 2666 3092 3515 3833 4244 4658 5069 5327 5726 6128 6527
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , halfboard 628 1136 1644 2152 2632 3132 3636 4137 4532 5021 5512 6001 6337 6814 7294 7771
  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 341 604 867 1130 1363 1620 1877 2134 2284 2529 2774 3019 3109 3342 3575 3808
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 586 1052 1519 1985 2422 2881 3343 3802 4156 4603 5052 5499 5793 6229 6666 7101
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , halfboard 664 1208 1752 2296 2811 3348 3887 4423 4855 5380 5907 6432 6804 7316 7832 8344
  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 365 652 939 1226 1483 1764 2045 2326 2499 2768 3037 3306 3419 3676 3933 4190
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 610 1100 1590 2080 2542 3025 3510 3993 4371 4842 5315 5786 6104 6563 7025 7484
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , halfboard 688 1256 1823 2391 2930 3491 4054 4615 5070 5619 6170 6719 7114 7651 8190 8727
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 / € 228).

Exam fees:  

ca. €228, 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 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]

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 / € 42 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 975 1871 2768 3664
One-to-One with host family, single room , halfboard 1220 2320 3419 4519
One-to-One with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1298 2475 3652 4830
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 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]

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 / € 42 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 688 1298 1907 2517 3097 3700 4304 4908
Combined with host family, single room , halfboard 933 1746 2559 3372 4156 4961 5770 6575
Combined with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1011 1901 2792 3682 4544 5428 6313 7197
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 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]

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 / € 42 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. €228, 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 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]

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 / € 42 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 / € 42 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 975
40+ course with host family, single room , halfboard 1423
40+ course with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1578
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 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]
Info host family plus:  

This type of accommodation includes a private bathroom

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €24 per week
single room : 24/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 54 per week [i]

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 / € 42 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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