Language course English in Chester

ELC Chester

Our partner school in Chester, Chester English, is located in 3 elegant buildings on Stanley Place, less than 2 minutes' walk from the historic city center and bus stop. One of the three buildings is called The Language Training Center, which only hosts specific business English courses for working professionals aged 25+.

Characteristics of the school:

  • accredited by the British Council and English UK
  • main building 14 fully equipped classrooms
  • second building with 7 classrooms where 25+ courses usually take place
  • high nationality mix
  • classes for all language levels
  • free WIFI
  • patio
  • common room
  • coffee area
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Example of activities and excursions:

The language school organizes a varied leisure program that allows you to practice your English outside of the classroom. The program will offer welcome parties and guided tours of interesting or historic sites in the city of Chester and the surrounding area. Some exemplary activities are:

  • Conversation workshops, books, films
  • Visit to a typical English pub
  • Trips to the Lake District, North Wales, Liverpool and Manchester
  • Football match
  • Theater visit

Please note that activities or excursions are not included in the price. They are not obligatory either. In any case, you will be informed about the current program and its prices on site. There you can register for the desired activities and pay the corresponding price. StudyTravel is not responsible for the organization of the program.

Intensive

The Intensive Course consists of 28 lessons per week in a group of maximum 12 students (1 lesson = 45 minutes). Lessons are focussed on grammar and vocabulary with a special focus on communication: conversation, pronunciation, writing or listening. 

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  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 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 973 1401 1830 2197 2613 3029 3249 3640 4032 4424 4595 4968 5341 5714 6088 6461 6834 7207 7213 7568 7923 8278 8632 8987 9342 9697 10052 10407 10761 11116 11471 11826 12181 12536 12890
Intensive with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1260 1831 2402 2912 3472 4031 4394 4929 5464 5998 6313 6830 7345 7863 8378 8896 9411 9928 10076 10574 11072 11570 12068 12566 13064 13562 14060 14558 15056 15554 16052 16550 17048 17546 18044
Intensive with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1284 1868 2451 2974 3545 4116 4492 5039 5586 6133 6460 6989 7517 8046 8574 9104 9631 10161 10321 10831 11341 11852 12362 12872 13382 13892 14403 14913 15423 15933 16444 16954 17464 17974 18484
Intensive with residence, double room , no meals 1279 1860 2441 2961 3530 4099 4472 5017 5561 6106 6430 6957 7482 8010 8535 9062 9587 10114 10272 10780 11288 11795 12303 12811 13319 13826 14334 14842 15350 15857 16365 16873 17381 17888 18396
Intensive with residence, single room , no meals 1499 2191 2882 3512 4191 4870 5353 6008 6663 7317 7752 8389 9024 9661 10296 10934 11569 12206 12474 13092 13710 14328 14946 15564 16182 16800 17417 18035 18653 19271 19889 20507 21125 21743 22360
Intensive with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1365 1989 2613 3176 3787 4399 4815 5402 5990 6577 6944 7514 8082 8652 9220 9790 10358 10928 11128 11679 12230 12780 13331 13881 14432 14983 15533 16084 16634 17185 17736 18286 18837 19387 19938
Intensive with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1450 2117 2784 3390 4044 4699 5158 5788 6418 7048 7458 8071 8681 9294 9905 10518 11128 11741 11985 12578 13172 13765 14359 14952 15545 16139 16732 17326 17919 18512 19106 19699 20293 20886 21480
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €47 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Info residence:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years old.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Liverpool Airport : EUR 104
Transfer on arrival at Manchester Airport : EUR 104

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • wifi
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed from 23/12/2024 - 03/01/2025.

IELTS exam preparation

The IELTS exam course consists of 28 lessons per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes) of which 20 lessons are general English, 6 lessons specific exam preparation and 2 lessons of academic writing. 

The IELTS exam is not included. If you would like to take an exam at the end of the course, please contact us for more information on IELTS exam dates.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12/12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 973 1401 1830 2197 2613 3029 3249 3640 4032 4424 4595
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1260 1831 2402 2912 3472 4031 4394 4929 5464 5998 6313
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1284 1868 2451 2974 3545 4116 4492 5039 5586 6133 6460
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, double room , no meals 1279 1860 2441 2961 3530 4099 4472 5017 5561 6106 6430
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room , no meals 1499 2191 2882 3512 4191 4870 5353 6008 6663 7317 7752
IELTS Exam Prep with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1365 1989 2613 3176 3787 4399 4815 5402 5990 6577 6944
IELTS Exam Prep with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1450 2117 2784 3390 4044 4699 5158 5788 6418 7048 7458
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €245, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €47 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Info residence:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years old.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Liverpool Airport : EUR 104
Transfer on arrival at Manchester Airport : EUR 104

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • wifi
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed from 23/12/2024 - 03/01/2025.

Cambridge exam preparation

The Cambridge Exam Preparation Course consists of 30 lessons per week, each lasting 45 minutes in a group of 12 students maximum. The course will prepare you to take the Cambridge FCE (First) exam or the Cambridge CAE (Advanced) exam.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 2123
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 2696
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 2745
Cambridge Exam Preperation with residence, double room , no meals 2735
Cambridge Exam Preperation with residence, single room , no meals 3176
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 2906
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 3078
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/07, 29/07

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The Cambridge exam course prepares you for the First Certificate (FCE) or Advanced Certificate (CAE). For this course a level of B1 minimum is required. Course starting dates per level:

First (FCE):
01-07-2024
29-07-2024

Advanced (CAE):
01-07-2024
29-07-2024

Exam dates:
FCE: 25-07-2024, 22-08-2024
CAE: 26-07-2024, 23-08-2024

Exam fees:  

ca. €245, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €47 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Info residence:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years old.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Liverpool Airport : EUR 104
Transfer on arrival at Manchester Airport : EUR 104

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • wifi
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed from 23/12/2024 - 03/01/2025.

Club 50

With the Club 50 course you can practice English, explore the city, meet international people of your age and make new friends. This program consists of 20 English lessons per week as well as an activity program and excursions. During English lessons you will improve your listening and reading, gain confidence to speak in everyday situations, and expand your vocabulary.

Minimum age is 50 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Golden Age without accommodation 1279
Golden Age with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1565
Golden Age with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1590
Golden Age with residence, double room , no meals 1585
Golden Age with residence, single room , no meals 1805
Golden Age with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1671
Golden Age with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1756
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 22/04, 06/05, 20/05, 03/06, 12/08, 26/08, 09/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €47 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Info residence:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years old.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Liverpool Airport : EUR 104
Transfer on arrival at Manchester Airport : EUR 104

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • wifi
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed from 23/12/2024 - 03/01/2025.

One-to-one

One-to-one lessons in Chester are the perfect choice for those who want to make the fastest progress in no time. You can book a package of 30 weekly private lessons, where you can fully concentrate on your needs.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 2576 5035 7495 9954
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 2719 5322 7924 10527
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 2731 5346 7961 10575
One-to-One with residence, double room , no meals 2729 5341 7953 10566
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 2839 5561 8284 11006
One-to-One with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 2772 5427 8082 10737
One-to-One with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 2815 5512 8210 10908
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €47 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Info residence:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years old.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Liverpool Airport : EUR 104
Transfer on arrival at Manchester Airport : EUR 104

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • wifi
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed from 23/12/2024 - 03/01/2025.

Minigroup 25+

This course is for students over the age of 25 who want to learn English in a more mature environment with students with similar interests. It is a very intensive program consisting of 30 lessons per week in a small group with a maximum of 6 participants. The profile of the participants is usually made up of professionals of various nationalities who, in addition to improving their general English skills, would also like to improve their professional English or English in other formal situations. 

Minimum age is 25 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Mini group 25+ without accommodation 949 1781 2613 3445 4277 5109
Mini group 25+ with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1092 2067 3042 4017 4992 5968
Mini group 25+ with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1104 2092 3079 4066 5054 6041
Mini group 25+ with residence, double room , no meals 1102 2087 3072 4056 5041 6026
Mini group 25+ with residence, single room , no meals 1212 2307 3402 4497 5592 6687
Mini group 25+ with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1144 2172 3200 4228 5256 6283
Mini group 25+ with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1187 2258 3328 4399 5470 6540
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Surcharges host family:   single room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
double room : 16/06/2024 - 10/08/2024 : €32 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €47 per week
Special dietary needs : € 37 per week [i]
Info residence:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years old.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Liverpool Airport : EUR 104
Transfer on arrival at Manchester Airport : EUR 104

Prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • wifi
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed from 23/12/2024 - 03/01/2025.

Host Family

Staying with a host family in Chester gives you the opportunity to practice your English with native speakers and get an insight into everyday life on site. You can book a single or double room (double room only available if you are traveling with another person) with breakfast or half board (breakfast and dinner). 

Executive Host Family

The option in an exclusive host family offers a private bathroom in the homestay in addition to the options already mentioned above.

Residence

The residences are located at maximum 20 minutes walking distance from the school and 10 minutes from the city centre and is suitable for students looking for a greater degree of independence. In the residence you have a single room with private bathroom and kitchenette. Bedding and towels are included and changed weekly.

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