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 496 712 929 1325 1746 1981 2365 2489 2836 3529
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 784 1131 1478 2134 2815 3310 3954 4338 4944 6158
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 881 1262 1643 2369 3119 3684 4397 4850 5526 6878
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 854 1235 1616 2342 3092 3657 4370 4823 5499 6851
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 915 1314 1713 2473 3258 3857 4605 5093 5803 7225
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 950 1366 1782 2577 3397 4030 4813 5335 6081 7571
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 607 880 1152 1622 2142 2539 3034 3356 3826 4767
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 896 1298 1700 2431 3211 3867 4622 5204 5935 7396
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 992 1429 1866 2666 3515 4241 5066 5717 6517 8116
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 965 1402 1839 2639 3488 4214 5038 5690 6489 8089
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1027 1481 1936 2770 3654 4414 5274 5959 6794 8463
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1062 1533 2005 2874 3793 4588 5482 6202 7071 8810
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 669 972 1276 1808 2390 2848 3405 3789 4321 5386
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 958 1391 1824 2617 3458 4177 4994 5638 6430 8015
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 1054 1522 1990 2852 3763 4550 5437 6150 7012 8735
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 1027 1495 1963 2825 3736 4523 5410 6123 6985 8708
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1089 1574 2059 2956 3902 4724 5645 6393 7289 9082
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1123 1626 2129 3060 4040 4897 5853 6635 7566 9429
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: € 38 per stay.
  • double room: € 19 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
half board → full board : €26 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:  

€50

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: € 93 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 143 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 372 527 681 954 1251 1486 1771 1969 2241
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 660 945 1230 1762 2319 2815 3359 3818 4350
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 757 1076 1396 1998 2624 3189 3803 4330 4932
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 730 1049 1369 1970 2597 3161 3775 4303 4905
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 792 1128 1465 2102 2763 3362 4011 4573 5209
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 826 1180 1534 2206 2901 3535 4219 4815 5486
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: € 38 per stay.
  • double room: € 19 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
half board → full board : €26 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:  

€50

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: € 93 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 143 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 1276 1771
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1824 2579
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 1990 2815
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 1963 2787
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2059 2919
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2129 3023
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 30/01, 30/10 (4 weeks), 26/06, 03/07, 31/07 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees:  

€199, 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: € 38 per stay.
  • double room: € 19 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
half board → full board : €26 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:  

€50

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: € 93 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 143 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 1734
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2282
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2448
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2421
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2518
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2587
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: € 38 per stay.
  • double room: € 19 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €75 per week
half board → full board : €26 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:  

€50

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: € 93 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 143 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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