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 year .

Prices 2018

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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 402 745 1088 1430 1773 2116 2459 2801 2931 3250 3570 3889 4208 4527 4846 5165
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 554 1020 1487 1954 2421 2888 3354 3821 4075 4519 4962 5405 5848 6291 6734 7178
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 613 1113 1612 2112 2612 3112 3612 4112 4399 4875 5352 5828 6304 6781 7257 7733
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 595 1103 1611 2119 2628 3136 3644 4152 4448 4932 5417 5901 6386 6870 7355 7839
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 637 1162 1687 2212 2736 3261 3786 4311 4623 5124 5625 6126 6627 7128 7629 8130
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 662 1212 1761 2311 2860 3410 3960 4509 4846 5372 5898 6424 6950 7475 8001 8527
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 28GBP 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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
single room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
double room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

The price of the school residence might vary according room availability: each room is distinct.

Info residence:  

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

Transfer:  

€55

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: € 95 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 142 p.p.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 2018

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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 219 379 538 698 857 1017 1176 1336 1389 1537 1685 1832 1980 2128 2275 2423
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 370 654 938 1221 1505 1789 2072 2356 2533 2805 3077 3349 3620 3892 4164 4436
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 429 746 1063 1380 1696 2013 2330 2647 2857 3162 3467 3772 4077 4381 4686 4991
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 412 737 1062 1387 1712 2037 2362 2687 2905 3219 3532 3845 4158 4471 4784 5098
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 454 796 1137 1479 1820 2162 2504 2845 3080 3410 3740 4069 4399 4729 5059 5388
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 479 845 1212 1578 1945 2311 2677 3044 3304 3658 4013 4367 4722 5076 5431 5785
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 28GBP 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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
single room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
double room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

The price of the school residence might vary according room availability: each room is distinct.

Info residence:  

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

Transfer:  

€55

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: € 95 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 142 p.p.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 2018

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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 1336 1950
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1859 2722
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 2018 2947
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2025 2970
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2117 3096
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2216 3245
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 05/02 (6 weeks), 02/04 (6 weeks), 25/06 (4 weeks), 02/07 (4 weeks), 30/07 (4 weeks), 22/10 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Cambridge courses may require an extra day/week of accommodation due to the exam dates. Contact StudyTravel for prices of extra accommodation.

Exam fees:  

€207, 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 28GBP 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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
single room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
double room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

The price of the school residence might vary according room availability: each room is distinct.

Info residence:  

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

Transfer:  

€55

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: € 95 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 142 p.p.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 2018

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 1655
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2179
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2337
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2344
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2436
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2535
Starting dates:  

advanced : 08/01, 12/02, 15/03, 20/04, 18/05, 25/06, 30/07, 17/08, 24/09, 22/10

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 28GBP 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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
single room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
double room : 01/07 - 25/08 : €19 per week
double room : 23/12 - 30/12 : €72 per week
Info school residence:  

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

Min. age: 18

The price of the school residence might vary according room availability: each room is distinct.

Info residence:  

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

Transfer:  

€55

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: € 95 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 142 p.p.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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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