Language course English in Manchester

British Study Centres

Learn English in Manchester by taking an English course at our partner school, BSC (British Study Centre). 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 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
20
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 450 842 1233 1625 2016 2408 2799 3191 3582 3974 4365 4476 4844 5212 5580 5948
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 616 1147 1677 2208 2738 3269 3799 4330 4860 5391 5921 6172 6679 7186 7693 8200
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 675 1238 1801 2364 2928 3491 4054 4617 5181 5744 6307 6590 7130 7670 8209 8749
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 649 1212 1776 2339 2902 3465 4028 4592 5155 5718 6281 6564 7104 7644 8184 8724
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 699 1287 1875 2463 3050 3638 4226 4814 5401 5989 6577 6884 7449 8013 8578 9142
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 748 1385 2022 2659 3296 3933 4569 5206 5843 6480 7117 7473 8087 8700 9314 9927
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
  • for special diets (vegetarian, vegan, hallal etc.) a supplement of 30GBP p.P. per week will apply

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

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Info residence:  

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

Arrival can be on a Saturday or Sunday. Departure must be on a Saturday, and students must be checked out by 10am.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
Transfer:  

€60

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: € 100 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 147 p.p.

Transfer from London is possible. Prices on request.

Please indicate on booking form from which airport you would like to be picked up.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019 and from 23/12/2019 to 29/12/2019.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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:
15
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive (afternoon) without accommodation 246 433 620 807 994 1181 1368 1555 1742 1929 2116 2162 2338 2513 2688 2863
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 412 738 1064 1390 1716 2042 2368 2694 3020 3346 3672 3858 4172 4487 4801 5115
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 470 829 1188 1546 1905 2264 2623 2981 3340 3699 4058 4276 4623 4970 5317 5664
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 445 803 1162 1521 1880 2238 2597 2956 3314 3673 4032 4250 4598 4945 5292 5639
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 495 878 1261 1645 2028 2411 2794 3178 3561 3944 4328 4571 4942 5314 5685 6057
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 544 976 1409 1841 2273 2706 3138 3570 4003 4435 4867 5160 5580 6001 6422 6842
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
  • for special diets (vegetarian, vegan, hallal etc.) a supplement of 30GBP p.P. per week will apply

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

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Info residence:  

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

Arrival can be on a Saturday or Sunday. Departure must be on a Saturday, and students must be checked out by 10am.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
Transfer:  

€60

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: € 100 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 147 p.p.

Transfer from London is possible. Prices on request.

Please indicate on booking form from which airport you would like to be picked up.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019 and from 23/12/2019 to 29/12/2019.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per group
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1485 2267
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 2068 3129
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 2224 3351
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2199 3325
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2322 3498
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2519 3792
Starting dates:  

elementary : 04/02 (6 weeks), 29/04 (6 weeks),24/06 (4 weeks), 22/07 (4 weeks), 29/07 (4 weeks), 21/10 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees are not included in prices (approx. 175 GBP).
Course starting dates depending on course duration and level:

  • 6 weeks: 04/02/2019 (FCE & CAE), 29/04/2019* (FCE & CAE), 21/10/2019* (FCE & CAE)
  • 4 weeks: 24/06/2019* (FCE & CAE), 22/07/2019* (FCE), 29/07/2019 (CAE)

*Please note that the exam takes place during the week after the course has ended, so an extra week's accommodation is needed. Access to dedicated study room, exam preparation materials and academic guidance is provided during that week.

Exam fees:  

€205, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
  • for special diets (vegetarian, vegan, hallal etc.) a supplement of 30GBP p.P. per week will apply

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

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Info residence:  

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

Arrival can be on a Saturday or Sunday. Departure must be on a Saturday, and students must be checked out by 10am.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
Transfer:  

€60

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: € 100 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 147 p.p.

Transfer from London is possible. Prices on request.

Please indicate on booking form from which airport you would like to be picked up.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019 and from 23/12/2019 to 29/12/2019.

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 years .

Prices 2019

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 1742
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2325
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2481
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2456
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2579
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2776
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 07/01, 11/02, 18/03, 18/05, 03/06, 01/07, 09/09, 14/10, 18/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  
  • A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
  • for special diets (vegetarian, vegan, hallal etc.) a supplement of 30GBP p.P. per week will apply

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

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €71 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Info residence:  

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

Arrival can be on a Saturday or Sunday. Departure must be on a Saturday, and students must be checked out by 10am.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €18 per week
Transfer:  

€60

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: € 100 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 147 p.p.

Transfer from London is possible. Prices on request.

Please indicate on booking form from which airport you would like to be picked up.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2019 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 22/04/2019, 06/05/2019, 27/05/2019, 26/08/2019 and from 23/12/2019 to 29/12/2019.

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 Wilmslow Park, is ideally located within walking distance from the University of Manchester and just a short bus journey from Manchester's city centre - with regular bus services that stop directly outside Wilmslow Park it will only be a 10 minute journey to the school. You will be living in a shared flat with other 3 students (4 in total), fully-equipped shared kitchen and communal areas. You will stay in a single room with your own private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Furthermore you will have access to newly refurbished areas including communal areas, study spaces, 24 hr residents gym, outdoor basketball court, games room and spacious lounge areas with sky TV. Along with these are all the facilities you would expect, laundry, bike storage, secure entry system, CCTV and a 24 hour staffed reception means there is always someone on hand should you need anything. Minimum age is 18 years.

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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20% discount in Edinburgh or Manchester

20% discount on your English course in Edinburgh or Manchester at our partner school "British Study Centers".

Discount

20%

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): Cambridge exam , Intensive (in the afternoon) , Intensive
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 28-06-2019
  • the course has to take place between 13-05-2019 and 20-12-2019
  • max. course duration: 24 weeks
Important:

Offer valid for courses starting in 2019 (offer subject to availability).
Offer valid for Intensive Courses (General English) and Exam Preparation Courses

  • Offer valid for courses starting in 2019 (offer subject to availability).
  • Offer valid for Intensive Courses (General English) and Exam Preparation Courses
  • Offer is only valid for European passport holders

This promotion will be applied automatically during your price request

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