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 479 688 897 1280 1686 1913 2284 2403 2738 3407
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 757 1092 1427 2060 2718 3196 3817 4188 4774 5945
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 850 1219 1587 2287 3012 3557 4245 4683 5336 6641
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 824 1192 1560 2261 2985 3531 4219 4657 5309 6615
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 884 1269 1654 2388 3146 3724 4446 4917 5603 6976
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 917 1319 1721 2488 3279 3892 4647 5151 5871 7310
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 586 849 1112 1566 2069 2451 2929 3240 3694 4603
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 865 1253 1642 2347 3100 3734 4463 5025 5730 7141
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 958 1380 1802 2574 3394 4095 4891 5520 6292 7836
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 932 1354 1776 2548 3368 4068 4865 5493 6266 7810
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 991 1430 1869 2675 3528 4262 5092 5754 6560 8171
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1025 1480 1936 2775 3662 4429 5293 5988 6827 8506
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 646 939 1232 1746 2308 2750 3288 3658 4172 5200
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 925 1343 1761 2526 3339 4033 4822 5443 6208 7738
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 1018 1470 1922 2754 3633 4394 5250 5938 6770 8434
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 991 1443 1895 2727 3607 4367 5223 5912 6744 8408
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1051 1520 1988 2854 3767 4561 5450 6172 7038 8769
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1085 1570 2055 2954 3901 4728 5651 6407 7306 9103
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 : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 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:  

€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: € 90 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 138 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 359 509 658 921 1208 1435 1710 1901 2164
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 638 913 1188 1702 2239 2718 3244 3686 4200
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 731 1039 1348 1929 2534 3079 3672 4181 4762
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 705 1013 1321 1902 2507 3052 3645 4155 4735
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 764 1090 1415 2029 2667 3246 3872 4415 5030
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 798 1140 1482 2130 2801 3413 4073 4649 5297
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 : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 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:  

€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: € 90 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 138 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 1232 1710
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1761 2491
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 1922 2718
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 1895 2691
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 1988 2818
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2055 2918
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees:  

€192, 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 : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 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:  

€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: € 90 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 138 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 1674
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2204
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2364
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2338
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2431
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2498
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 : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €72 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:  

€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: € 90 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 138 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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June 18 10 6
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