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 407 754 1100 1447 1794 2140 2487 2834 2965 3288 3611 3933 4256 4579 4902 5224
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 560 1032 1504 1976 2449 2921 3393 3865 4122 4571 5019 5467 5915 6364 6812 7260
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 620 1125 1631 2137 2642 3148 3654 4159 4450 4932 5413 5895 6377 6859 7340 7822
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 602 1116 1630 2144 2658 3172 3686 4200 4499 4989 5479 5969 6459 6949 7439 7930
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 645 1176 1706 2237 2768 3299 3829 4360 4676 5183 5689 6196 6703 7210 7717 8224
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 670 1226 1782 2338 2893 3449 4005 4561 4902 5434 5966 6498 7029 7561 8093 8625
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: € 96 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 144 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 222 383 544 706 867 1029 1190 1351 1405 1555 1704 1853 2003 2152 2302 2451
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 375 662 948 1235 1522 1809 2096 2383 2562 2837 3112 3387 3662 3937 4212 4487
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 434 755 1075 1396 1716 2036 2357 2677 2890 3198 3507 3815 4123 4432 4740 5049
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 416 745 1074 1403 1731 2060 2389 2718 2939 3256 3572 3889 4206 4523 4839 5156
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 460 805 1150 1496 1841 2187 2532 2878 3116 3449 3783 4116 4450 4783 5117 5450
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 485 855 1226 1596 1967 2338 2708 3079 3342 3700 4059 4418 4776 5135 5493 5852
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: € 96 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 144 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 1351 1973
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 1881 2754
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 2041 2981
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2048 3005
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2141 3131
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2242 3282
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:  

€210, 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: € 96 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 144 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 1674
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2204
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2364
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2371
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2464
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2565
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: € 96 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 144 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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