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

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
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 466 871 1276 1681 2087 2492 2897 3302 3707 4112 4517 4632 5013 5394 5775 6156
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 638 1187 1736 2285 2834 3383 3932 4481 5030 5579 6128 6387 6912 7436 7961 8486
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 698 1281 1864 2447 3030 3613 4196 4778 5361 5944 6527 6820 7378 7937 8496 9055
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 672 1255 1837 2420 3003 3586 4169 4752 5335 5918 6500 6793 7352 7911 8469 9028
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 724 1332 1940 2548 3157 3765 4373 4982 5590 6198 6806 7124 7709 8293 8877 9461
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 774 1434 2093 2752 3411 4070 4729 5388 6047 6706 7365 7734 8369 9004 9639 10274
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: € 37 per stay.
double room: € 19 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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 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 : €19 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
Transfer:  

€62

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: € 103 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 152 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 254 448 641 835 1028 1222 1415 1609 1802 1996 2189 2238 2419 2600 2782 2963
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 426 764 1101 1438 1776 2113 2451 2788 3125 3463 3800 3992 4318 4643 4968 5294
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 487 858 1229 1600 1972 2343 2714 3085 3457 3828 4199 4425 4784 5144 5503 5862
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 460 831 1203 1574 1945 2316 2688 3059 3430 3801 4173 4399 4758 5117 5476 5835
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 512 909 1305 1702 2099 2495 2892 3289 3685 4082 4479 4730 5115 5499 5884 6268
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 563 1010 1458 1905 2353 2800 3247 3695 4142 4590 5037 5340 5775 6210 6646 7081
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: € 37 per stay.
double room: € 19 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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 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 : €19 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
Transfer:  

€62

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: € 103 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 152 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 1536 2347
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 2140 3238
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 2302 3468
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2275 3441
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2403 3620
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2607 3925
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:  

€212, 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: € 37 per stay.
double room: € 19 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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 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 : €19 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
Transfer:  

€62

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: € 103 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 152 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 1802
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2406
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2568
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2541
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2669
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2873
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: € 37 per stay.
double room: € 19 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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €73 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 : €19 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
Transfer:  

€62

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: € 103 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 152 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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