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 468 672 877 1251 1648 1870 2232 2349 2676 3331
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 740 1067 1395 2014 2657 3124 3732 4094 4666 5812
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 831 1191 1551 2236 2944 3477 4150 4578 5216 6492
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 806 1166 1525 2210 2918 3451 4124 4552 5190 6466
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 864 1240 1617 2334 3075 3640 4346 4807 5477 6819
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 897 1289 1682 2432 3206 3804 4543 5036 5739 7146
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 573 830 1087 1531 2022 2396 2863 3167 3611 4499
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 845 1225 1605 2294 3031 3650 4363 4912 5601 6980
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 936 1349 1761 2516 3318 4003 4781 5396 6151 7660
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 911 1323 1736 2491 3292 3977 4755 5370 6125 7635
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 969 1398 1827 2615 3449 4166 4977 5625 6412 7987
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1002 1447 1892 2713 3580 4330 5174 5854 6674 8315
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 632 918 1204 1707 2256 2688 3214 3576 4079 5084
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 904 1313 1722 2470 3264 3942 4713 5321 6069 7564
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 995 1437 1878 2692 3552 4295 5132 5805 6618 8245
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 969 1411 1853 2666 3526 4269 5106 5779 6592 8219
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1028 1486 1944 2790 3683 4458 5328 6034 6880 8572
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1060 1535 2009 2888 3813 4622 5524 6263 7141 8899
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 : €18 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 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: € 88 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 135 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 351 497 643 900 1181 1403 1672 1858 2116
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 623 892 1161 1663 2189 2657 3171 3603 4106
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 714 1016 1317 1885 2477 3009 3589 4087 4655
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 689 990 1292 1860 2451 2984 3563 4061 4629
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 747 1065 1383 1984 2608 3173 3785 4316 4917
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 780 1114 1448 2082 2738 3337 3982 4545 5178
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 : €18 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 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: € 88 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 135 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 1204 1672
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1722 2435
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 1878 2657
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 1853 2631
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 1944 2755
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2009 2853
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:  

€187, 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 : €18 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 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: € 88 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 135 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 1636
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2154
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2311
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2285
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2376
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2442
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 : €18 per week
single room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 per week
double room : 02/07 - 26/08 : €18 per week
double room : 24/12 - 30/12 : €71 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: € 88 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 135 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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