Language course English in Manchester

Manchester Academy of English

Learn English in Manchester by taking an English course at our partner school, Manchester Academy of English. The school was founded in 1991 and has a great amount of teaching English to students from all over the world. Manchester Academy of English is situated in a historic building right in the heart of Manchester.

Key features of our partner English school in Manchester:

  • School accredited by the British council and English UK
  • 22 fully equipped classrooms(with interactive whiteboards)
  • Large mix of nationalities
  • Intermediate courses begin each Monday, with specific start dates for beginners
  • Internet access
  • Library and multimedia language laboratory
  • Student common room with T.V
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

The school organises a complete activity programme for their students to enjoy whilst they learn English in Manchester. Example activities include:

  • Excursions to Liverpool, York, London and Edinburgh
  • Trips to Manchester’s museums
  • Sports such as football and horse riding
  • Salsa dancing evenings

Intensive

The intensive English course in Manchester consists of 15, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week in groups of 14 students maximum. Lessons are focused on developing communication skills (reading, speaking, writing and listening).

General English lessons (15 per week) are normally taught in the morning. If you choose the 20 lesson course, you have 5 extra lessons focussed on Speaking & listening. If you book the course with 25 or 30 lessons, you will also have afternoon lessons in addition to the morning course.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
20
25
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 473 680 887 1265 1667 1891 2258 2376 2707 3369
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 749 1079 1410 2037 2687 3159 3774 4140 4719 5878
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 841 1205 1569 2261 2977 3516 4197 4630 5275 6565
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 815 1179 1543 2235 2951 3490 4171 4604 5249 6539
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 874 1254 1635 2361 3110 3682 4396 4861 5540 6896
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 907 1304 1701 2460 3242 3847 4594 5093 5804 7227
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 580 840 1100 1549 2045 2423 2896 3203 3652 4550
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 855 1239 1623 2320 3065 3691 4412 4968 5665 7059
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 947 1364 1781 2545 3356 4048 4835 5457 6220 7747
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 921 1338 1755 2519 3330 4022 4809 5431 6194 7721
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 980 1414 1848 2644 3488 4214 5034 5689 6485 8078
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1013 1464 1914 2743 3620 4379 5232 5920 6750 8409
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 639 928 1218 1726 2281 2719 3250 3617 4125 5141
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 914 1328 1741 2498 3301 3987 4767 5381 6138 7650
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 1006 1453 1900 2722 3592 4344 5190 5871 6693 8338
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 980 1427 1874 2696 3566 4318 5164 5845 6667 8312
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1039 1503 1966 2821 3724 4509 5388 6102 6958 8669
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1072 1552 2032 2921 3857 4675 5587 6334 7223 9000
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  
  • Full board supplement applies to a single room. The supplement when booking a double room will be amended on your invoice.
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Students aged 16-17 years: Students under 18 have to pay a supplement for staying in a host family; this will be added to your invoice after booking.

  • single room: € 36 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
half board → full board : €25 per week
Info school residence:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together.

Min. age: 18

Arrival to accommodation should normally be from 09:00 to 21:00.

Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€48

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport or Picadilly Train station.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 89 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 136 p.p.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer upon arrival in Manchester when staying at the school residence (between 09:00 and 21:00)

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017.

Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

Intensive (in the afternoon)

The afternoon intensive course with 15 lessons per week is a low-cost variant of the morning intensive course. Lessons are held from Monday to Friday, from 12:20-13:10 (Speaking & Listening), and additionally you have special "afternoon sessions" held from Monday to Thursday, from 14:20-16:40. The afternoon sessions are focuses on two of the following subjects: Grammar & Writing, Wordpower,  Business English or Exam Writing Skills.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive (afternoon) without accommodation 355 503 650 910 1194 1419 1690 1880 2140
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 630 902 1174 1682 2214 2687 3207 3644 4152
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 723 1027 1332 1907 2505 3044 3630 4133 4708
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 697 1001 1306 1881 2479 3018 3604 4107 4682
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 756 1077 1399 2006 2637 3209 3828 4365 4972
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 789 1127 1465 2105 2769 3375 4027 4597 5237
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  
  • Full board supplement applies to a single room. The supplement when booking a double room will be amended on your invoice.
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Students aged 16-17 years: Students under 18 have to pay a supplement for staying in a host family; this will be added to your invoice after booking.

  • single room: € 36 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
half board → full board : €25 per week
Info school residence:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together.

Min. age: 18

Arrival to accommodation should normally be from 09:00 to 21:00.

Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€48

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport or Picadilly Train station.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 89 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 136 p.p.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer upon arrival in Manchester when staying at the school residence (between 09:00 and 21:00)

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017.

Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

Cambridge exam

The Cambridge course in Manchester consists of 25 lessons per week and prepares you for the FCE or CAE exam. Cambridge First and Advanced exams cover writing, reading, grammar, listening and speaking and the course at British Study Centres will prepare you for all these different parts of the exam. The course works across the skills base and concentrates on English in use.
In addition, you will do a lot of work on areas of general English, so you certainly will not spend all your time doing practice exams. At the end of the course we want you to pass the exam but also to have learned a lot of English and to have enjoyed your stay.

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1218 1690
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1741 2462
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 1900 2687
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 1874 2661
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 1966 2786
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2032 2885
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 26/06 (4 weeks), 03/07 (4 weeks), 31/07 (4 weeks), 30/10 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees:  

€190, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  
  • Full board supplement applies to a single room. The supplement when booking a double room will be amended on your invoice.
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Students aged 16-17 years: Students under 18 have to pay a supplement for staying in a host family; this will be added to your invoice after booking.

  • single room: € 36 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
half board → full board : €25 per week
Info school residence:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together.

Min. age: 18

Arrival to accommodation should normally be from 09:00 to 21:00.

Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€48

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport or Picadilly Train station.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 89 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 136 p.p.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer upon arrival in Manchester when staying at the school residence (between 09:00 and 21:00)

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017.

Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

CELTA Teacher Course

The 4-week CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching) teacher course consists of minimum 120 hours giving non-native teachers of English a thorough grounding in all aspects of teaching the English language to adults.The CELTA course is for anyone who is at least 18 years old and is competent in both written and spoken English (C1 minimum).
Successfully completes the interview and language test
This course is ideal for those who would like to increase their opportunities of living and working abroad or would like to obtain an internationally-recognised teaching qualification.

The course covers five main topics as part of the CELTA training:

  • learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
  • language analysis and awareness
  • language skills: reading, listening, speaking, and writing
  • planning and resources for different teaching contexts
  • developing teaching skills and professionalism

Throughout the course you will also attend a variety of sessions and workshops that cover for example classroom management skills, lesson planning, language analysis and teaching methodology.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
CELTA Teacher Course without accommodation 1655
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2179
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2337
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2311
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2403
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2469
Starting dates:  

more advanced : 09/01, 13/02, 17/03, 21/04, 26/05, 03/07, 31/07, 18/08, 25/09, 23/10, 20/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  
  • Full board supplement applies to a single room. The supplement when booking a double room will be amended on your invoice.
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Students aged 16-17 years: Students under 18 have to pay a supplement for staying in a host family; this will be added to your invoice after booking.

  • single room: € 36 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
half board → full board : €25 per week
Info school residence:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together.

Min. age: 18

Arrival to accommodation should normally be from 09:00 to 21:00.

Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Transfer:  

€48

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport or Picadilly Train station.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 89 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 136 p.p.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer upon arrival in Manchester when staying at the school residence (between 09:00 and 21:00)

In 2017 the school is closed on the following dates: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017.

Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

Host Family

Stay with a host family whilst you learn English in Manchester. All host family accommodation is located near a public transport line (bus/metro/train) and is approximately 30 minutes away from the city centre. All of our host families in Manchester will offer you a clean, friendly and comfortable stay whilst you take your English course in Manchester.

Residence

The residence is close to the city's universities and is easily reached by public transport (Piccadilly railway station). It is also close to the city centre and the city's exciting cultural scene.
All bedrooms have a private bathroom and telephone and internet access (not wireless). A fully-equipped kitchen and a living area with TV are shared by 6 residents. The communal area is cleaned every week.
The reception is open 24 hours a day. There are laundry facilities, but the use of washing machines and dryers come at a small extra cost. A limited number of car parking spaces is available.

School residence

The school residence in Manchester is available year-round. The building is used exclusively by students of the language school and is located in a popular shopping district, Newton Heath, close to the market.
You can reach the school by public transport within 15 minutes. The Victorian building has bright and large rooms, which provide enough space to study and relax. Optionally, you can choose to stay in a single or double room with a private shower. The shared bathrooms are in the hallway.
The residence has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room with a large table, and a living area.

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Manchester is the largest resident city in the central metropolitan hub of the U.K Kingdom due to its features. Manchester is well known as a vibrant city because it provides the residents and tourists great facilities: employment, business, houses and big university.The majority of people from all around the world visit Manchester due to its beauty and good facilities. Learn English in Manchester, a city which offers excellent shopping, eating and nightlife.There are also a number of fantastic events that you can enjoy whilst you learn English in Manchester.

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Oct 13 7 2
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