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 463 665 867 1237 1630 1849 2208 2323 2647 3294
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 732 1056 1379 1992 2627 3089 3690 4048 4615 5747
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 822 1178 1534 2211 2911 3438 4104 4527 5158 6420
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 797 1153 1508 2186 2886 3413 4078 4501 5132 6394
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 854 1227 1599 2308 3041 3600 4298 4753 5417 6743
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 887 1275 1663 2405 3170 3762 4492 4980 5675 7067
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 567 821 1075 1514 2000 2369 2832 3132 3571 4449
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 836 1212 1587 2269 2997 3609 4314 4857 5539 6903
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 926 1334 1742 2488 3281 3958 4728 5336 6082 7575
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 901 1309 1716 2463 3256 3933 4702 5310 6057 7550
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 958 1383 1807 2585 3411 4120 4922 5562 6341 7899
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 991 1431 1871 2683 3540 4282 5116 5789 6600 8222
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 624 908 1191 1688 2231 2658 3178 3536 4033 5027
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 894 1298 1703 2442 3228 3898 4661 5262 6001 7480
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 984 1421 1857 2662 3512 4247 5075 5740 6544 8153
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 958 1395 1832 2636 3487 4222 5049 5715 6519 8128
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1016 1469 1922 2759 3642 4409 5269 5967 6803 8476
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1049 1518 1987 2856 3771 4571 5463 6193 7062 8800
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: € 35 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 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:  

€47

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: € 87 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 133 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 347 492 636 890 1168 1387 1653 1838 2092
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 616 882 1148 1645 2165 2627 3136 3563 4060
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 707 1005 1303 1864 2449 2976 3549 4041 4603
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 681 979 1277 1839 2424 2951 3524 4016 4578
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 739 1053 1368 1961 2579 3138 3743 4268 4862
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 771 1102 1432 2059 2708 3300 3937 4494 5121
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: € 35 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 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:  

€47

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: € 87 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 133 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 1191 1653
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1703 2408
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 1857 2627
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 1832 2602
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 1922 2724
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 1987 2821
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:  

€185, 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: € 35 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 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:  

€47

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: € 87 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 133 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 1618
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2130
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2285
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2260
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2350
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2414
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: € 35 per stay.
  • double room: € 18 per stay.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
single room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 25/12 - 29/12 : €70 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:  

€47

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: € 87 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 133 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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Aug 19 12 5
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Oct 13 7 2
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Mar 8 2 3
Apr 11 4 5
May 15 7 6
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