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 455 851 1247 1643 2039 2435 2831 3227 3623 4019 4415 4527 4899 5271 5644 6016
Intensive with school residence, double room, no meals 623 1160 1696 2233 2769 3306 3843 4379 4916 5452 5989 6242 6755 7267 7780 8293
Intensive with school residence, single room, no meals 682 1252 1822 2391 2961 3531 4100 4670 5239 5809 6379 6665 7211 7757 8303 8849
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 656 1226 1796 2365 2935 3505 4074 4644 5213 5783 6353 6639 7185 7731 8277 8823
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 707 1302 1896 2491 3085 3679 4274 4868 5463 6057 6652 6963 7533 8104 8675 9246
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 757 1401 2045 2689 3333 3977 4621 5265 5910 6554 7198 7558 8179 8799 9420 10040
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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 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:  

€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: € 101 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 148 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 249 438 627 816 1005 1194 1383 1572 1761 1950 2140 2187 2364 2541 2719 2896
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, double room, no meals 416 746 1076 1406 1735 2065 2395 2725 3054 3384 3714 3902 4220 4537 4855 5173
Intensive (afternoon) with school residence, single room, no meals 476 838 1201 1564 1927 2290 2652 3015 3378 3741 4104 4325 4676 5027 5378 5729
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 450 812 1175 1538 1901 2264 2626 2989 3352 3715 4078 4299 4650 5001 5352 5703
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 500 888 1276 1663 2051 2439 2826 3214 3601 3989 4377 4623 4998 5374 5750 6126
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 550 987 1425 1862 2299 2736 3174 3611 4048 4485 4923 5218 5644 6069 6495 6920
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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 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:  

€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: € 101 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 148 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 1501 2293
Cambridge exam with school residence, double room, no meals 2091 3164
Cambridge exam with school residence, single room, no meals 2249 3389
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2223 3363
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2349 3538
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2547 3835
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:  

€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 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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 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:  

€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: € 101 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 148 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 1761
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, double room, no meals 2351
CELTA Teacher Course with school residence, single room, no meals 2509
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, double room, halfboard 2483
CELTA Teacher Course with host family, single room, halfboard 2609
CELTA Teacher Course with residence, single room, no meals 2807
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 : €19 per week
single room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 per week
double room : 30/06/2019 - 24/08/2019 : €19 per week
double room : 22/12/2019 - 28/12/2019 : €72 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:  

€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: € 101 p.p.

The price of an airport transfer upon arrival at Leeds Bradford airport: € 148 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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