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
  • 20 fully equipped classrooms
  • high nationality mix
  • Classes for all language levels
  • Free WIFI
  • patio
  • common room
  • cafeteria
  • 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). You will have lessons both in the morning and in the afternoon from Monday to Friday. In the morning class (from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm) grammar and vocabulary with a special focus on communication will be learned. In the afternoon, between 2:15 and 3:45 pm, the lessons focus mainly on conversation, pronunciation, writing or listening. These afternoon classes are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

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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 887 1277 1667 1998 2376 2754 2943 3298 3652 4007 4149 4485 4822 5159 5496 5833 6170 6506 6489 6808 7127 7446 7765 8084 8403 8722 9041 9360 9680 9999 10318 10637 10956 11275 11594
Intensive with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1140 1656 2173 2630 3135 3639 3955 4436 4917 5398 5666 6131 6593 7057 7519 7984 8446 8910 9018 9463 9909 10354 10800 11245 11691 12137 12582 13028 13473 13919 14364 14810 15255 15701 16146
Intensive with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1159 1685 2210 2677 3191 3705 4030 4521 5011 5502 5780 6253 6725 7199 7670 8144 8616 9090 9207 9662 10117 10572 11027 11482 11937 12392 12847 13302 13757 14212 14667 15122 15577 16032 16487
Intensive with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1230 1791 2352 2855 3404 3954 4314 4840 5366 5892 6205 6714 7221 7731 8238 8747 9254 9763 9916 10406 10897 11387 11878 12368 12859 13349 13840 14330 14820 15311 15801 16292 16782 17273 17763
Intensive with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1308 1908 2508 3050 3638 4227 4626 5191 5756 6321 6673 7221 7767 8316 8862 9410 9956 10504 10696 11225 11755 12284 12814 13343 13873 14402 14932 15461 15990 16520 17049 17579 18108 18638 19167
Intensive with studio apartment, double room , no meals 1182 1720 2258 2736 3262 3788 4125 4627 5130 5632 5921 6407 6890 7376 7860 8345 8829 9314 9443 9910 10377 10844 11310 11777 12244 12711 13178 13645 14111 14578 15045 15512 15979 16445 16912
Intensive with studio apartment, single room , no meals 1395 2039 2683 3268 3900 4533 4976 5585 6193 6802 7198 7790 8380 8972 9561 10153 10743 11335 11570 12144 12717 13290 13863 14436 15010 15583 16156 16729 17302 17875 18449 19022 19595 20168 20741
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family plus:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €50 per week
Info host family:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €42 per week
Info studio apartment:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years and the minimum duration for the accommodation in the residence is 2 weeks.

At arrival a deposit of £ 200 / € 237 has to be paid, which will be refunded if there has not been made any damages.

Prices include:

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

The school is closed on: 25/12/2023 - 05/01/2024

IELTS exam preparation

The IELTS exam course consists of 28 lessons per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes) of which 20 lessons are general English and 8 lessons specific exam preparation. In the morning from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm you will receive general English lessons to improve the essential aspects of the language such as conversation, oral expression, writing and listening comprehension. On four afternoons a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) between 2.15pm and 3.45pm there will be lessons for the preparation of the IELTS exam. During these lessons you will work with real exam material.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

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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 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 887 1277 1667 1998 2376 2754 2943 3298 3652 4007 4149 4485 4822 5159 5496 5833 6170 6506 6489
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1140 1656 2173 2630 3135 3639 3955 4436 4917 5398 5666 6131 6593 7057 7519 7984 8446 8910 9018
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1159 1685 2210 2677 3191 3705 4030 4521 5011 5502 5780 6253 6725 7199 7670 8144 8616 9090 9207
IELTS Exam Prep with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1230 1791 2352 2855 3404 3954 4314 4840 5366 5892 6205 6714 7221 7731 8238 8747 9254 9763 9916
IELTS Exam Prep with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1308 1908 2508 3050 3638 4227 4626 5191 5756 6321 6673 7221 7767 8316 8862 9410 9956 10504 10696
IELTS Exam Prep with studio apartment, double room , no meals 1182 1720 2258 2736 3262 3788 4125 4627 5130 5632 5921 6407 6890 7376 7860 8345 8829 9314 9443
IELTS Exam Prep with studio apartment, single room , no meals 1395 2039 2683 3268 3900 4533 4976 5585 6193 6802 7198 7790 8380 8972 9561 10153 10743 11335 11570
Starting dates:  

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 plus:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €50 per week
Info host family:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €42 per week
Info studio apartment:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years and the minimum duration for the accommodation in the residence is 2 weeks.

At arrival a deposit of £ 200 / € 237 has to be paid, which will be refunded if there has not been made any damages.

Prices include:

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

The school is closed on: 25/12/2023 - 05/01/2024

Cambridge exam preparation

The Cambridge Exam Preparation Course consists of 30 lessons per week (20 general English lessons + 10 exam preparation lessons), each lasting 45 minutes in a group of 12 students maximum. In the morning from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, you will receive general English lessons to improve the essential aspects of the language such as conversation, oral expression, writing and listening comprehension. Four afternoons a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday) between 2:15 pm and 3:45 pm you will receive lessons to prepare for the Cambridge FCE or CAE exam. During these lessons you will work with real exam material

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
Number of weeks:
  5 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 1998
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 2630
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 2677
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 2855
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 3050
Cambridge Exam Preperation with studio apartment, double room , no meals 2736
Cambridge Exam Preperation with studio apartment, single room , no meals 3268
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 06/02, 15/05, 06/11

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):
03/07/2023-28/07/2023=> Exam: 27/07/2023
31/07/2023-25/08/2023=> Exam: 24/08/2023

Advanced (CAE):
03/07/2023-28/07/2023=> Exam: 28/07/2023
31/07/2023-25/08/2023=> Exam: 25/08/2023

Info host family plus:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €50 per week
Info host family:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €42 per week
Info studio apartment:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years and the minimum duration for the accommodation in the residence is 2 weeks.

At arrival a deposit of £ 200 / € 237 has to be paid, which will be refunded if there has not been made any damages.

Prices include:

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

The school is closed on: 25/12/2023 - 05/01/2024

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 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (30 minutes break at 11:00 am) 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 2023

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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 1147
Golden Age with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1400
Golden Age with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1419
Golden Age with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 1490
Golden Age with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 1568
Golden Age with studio apartment, double room , no meals 1442
Golden Age with studio apartment, single room , no meals 1655
Starting dates:  

24/04, 08/05, 22/05, 05/06, 14/08, 28/08, 11/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family plus:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €50 per week
Info host family:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €42 per week
Info studio apartment:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years and the minimum duration for the accommodation in the residence is 2 weeks.

At arrival a deposit of £ 200 / € 237 has to be paid, which will be refunded if there has not been made any damages.

Prices include:

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

The school is closed on: 25/12/2023 - 05/01/2024

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 2023

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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 2340 4574 6808 9041
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 2467 4827 7187 9547
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 2476 4846 7215 9585
One-to-One with host family plus, double room , bed & breakfast 2512 4917 7322 9727
One-to-One with host family plus, single room , bed & breakfast 2551 4995 7439 9883
One-to-One with studio apartment, double room , no meals 2488 4870 7251 9632
One-to-One with studio apartment, single room , no meals 2595 5082 7570 10058
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family plus:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €50 per week
Info host family:  

Supplement for special dietary requirements (lactose intolerant, vegan, halal etc.): £ 30 / € 36 per week. Please indicate this on your booking form if needed.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
double room : 18/06/2023 - 13/08/2023 : €24 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €42 per week
Info studio apartment:  

The minimum age for the accommodation in the residence is 18 years and the minimum duration for the accommodation in the residence is 2 weeks.

At arrival a deposit of £ 200 / € 237 has to be paid, which will be refunded if there has not been made any damages.

Prices include:

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

The school is closed on: 25/12/2023 - 05/01/2024

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. In the morning, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, the lessons focus on the active application of general English to stimulate active speech. During the afternoon classes (between 2:15 and 3:45 pm) you will devote yourself to business English, give presentations, telephone calls, English for meetings or use the language in different situations (hotel, restaurant, etc.). Lessons will take place in the exclusive building The Language Training Center, where only students over the age of 25 receive lessons.

Minimum age is 25 years.

Prices 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 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
  • wifi
  • welcome package
  • student card
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed on: 25/12/2023 - 05/01/2024

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). The host families are on average 20 minutes away from the school by public transport.

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 residence is located about 6 minutes walk from the school and is suitable for students looking for a greater degree of independence. In the residence you have a single room with private bathroom and mini fridge. You also have access to a shared lounge and kitchen. Free WIFI internet is included

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