Language course English in Newcastle

IH Newcastle

Our partner language school “International House Newcastle” is located in the heart of this lively university town, close to theatres, galleries, museums, restaurants, nightclubs, bars and also parks and gardens which invites you to relax. The school building is considered of special interest and historic beauty and has recently received an award of the British Council. The courses offered by the school and the possible accommodation consist of the highest quality and are also very low priced and convenient.

Key features of our partner school in Newcastle:

• Accredited by the British Council
• Member of the English UK, EAQUALS
• 17 fully equipped classrooms
• Large student cafeteria
• Study room
• WIFI Internet access

Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme:

In order to get the most out of your time in Newcastle, the language school organises an exciting variety of activities to help you learn more about Britain and practice your language skills. Activities include:
  • Visit the“The Sage” - the centre of musical education, performance and conferences or the "Baltic” - the art gallery of Newcastle,
  • Trips to Edinburgh, York, Durham, Cumbria and Northumbria,
  • Parties and other meetings,
  • Sport afternoons (there are many sport centres in the sourrounding),
  • Weekend Excursions,
  • Other activities in Newcastle (theatre, cinema, concerts, night clubs, ice skating, etc.)

Intensive

The intensive course includes topics like grammar, reading, writing and pronunciation and is offered for all language levels, from beginner to superior. The teaching method is very communicative with special emphasis on enabling students to communicate effectively in English.

Intensive courses of 15 and 25 include 5 extra lessons of an Academic English Personal Study Programme which focus on special issues or special skills in English. The teachers design and supervise a individual programme that may include:

  • Business English,
  • Special skills or grammar, for example reading, writing, pronunciation etc.
  • English with reference to personal interests like movies, medicine, law, sports, tourism etc.

All students receive a weekly study plan prepared by their teachers, who carefully monitor their progress through continuous test, tutorials and homework.

Classes take place from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.00 o’clock. Please note that this schedule depends on the language level and type of course.

In July and August there are additional classes in the afternoon between 17:00 and 20:15 o’clock (Intensive 15). The school also organizes classes in this time period during high capacity.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
20
25
30
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

Business English

The Business English course includes all the grammar and language skills exercises within the business context.

The course of Business English consists of 10 lessons per week hold in a group plus 5 lessons of Business English Personal Study Programme. Topics of the programme are the preparation of meetings, presentations, telephone conversations, negotiations, marketing and finance. The course of 25 lessons also includes an extra 10 extra lessons in general English.

The Business English course requires a minimum level of upper intermediate English.

The course prepares you to:

  • Talk about advertising campaigns, branding, consumer behaviour, marketing forecasts etc.
  • Develop vocabulary about production, marketing, public relations, human resources and finance.
  • Present marketing strategies and statistics.
  • Develop listening skills in business contexts.
  • Improve writing skills in formal letters, emails, memos, etc.
  • Improve skills for direct conversation or telephone conversation.

The course focus on the TOEIC exam preparation.
The TOEIC exam can be taken on the last Friday of each month; other dates can be agreed eventually.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 296 532 769 1005
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 473 887 1300 1714
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 450 840 1230 1620
Business English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 473 887 1300 1714
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 355 650 946 1241
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 532 1005 1478 1950
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 509 958 1407 1856
Business English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 532 1005 1478 1950
Starting dates:  

intermediate : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

Cambridge exam

Our partner school in Newcastle is an examination centre of the Cambridge exam.

Teachers prepare you especially for the written and oral Cambridge examination. The course also includes grammar exercises according to the level of the exam. A wide range of materials, also online materials and practice are included.

The course of 15 lessons per week combines 10 lessons in a group with 5 lessons of Academic English Personal Study Programme, in which the student can work on specific issues or practice special skills for the examination.

The course of 25 lessons per week includes 10 extra lessons of general English.

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. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
25
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1950 2423 2896
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 3180 3960 4740
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 3369 4196 5023
Cambridge exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 3369 4196 5023
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2423 3014 3605
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 3652 4550 5449
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 3841 4787 5732
Cambridge exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 3841 4787 5732
Starting dates:  

08/01 (10 weeks), 26/03 (12 weeks), 02/07 (8 weeks), 17/09 (12 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The Cambridge exam courses might need an extra night or week of accommodation due the exam dates. The extra accommodation is not included in the prices. Please contact for details.

Prices of the Cambridge exam courses do not include the exam fee.

CAMBRIDGE COURSE DATES

  • FCE, CAE 2nd January – 9th March* (10 weeks)
  • FCE, CAE, CPE 26th March – 12th June (12 weeks)
  • FCE, CAE 2nd July – 24th August (8 weeks)
  • FCE, CAE, CPE 17th September – 7th December (12 weeks)

EXAMINATION DATES

  • FCE 10th March, 12th June, 23rd August, 28th November
  • CAE 17th March* , 13th June, 24th August, 4th December
  • CPE 14th June, 6th December

Exam fees:  

ca. €178, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

IELTS

This course prepares you for the academic English test IELTS.

The programme includes 10 lessons per week, hold in group plus 5 lessons of Academic English Personal Study Programme. The course helps students to develop their academic English vocabulary for the IELTS exam. It is also possible to combine the course with 10 extra lessons of general English to receive a total of 25 lessons per week.
 
The course requires an intermediate level of English.

It also includes guidance to pass the IELTS test and help with registration for the exam.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
25
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1005
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 1714
IELTS with host family, single room, no meals 1620
IELTS with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1714
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1241
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 1950
IELTS with host family, single room, no meals 1856
IELTS with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1950
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €190, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

One-to-one

The one-to-one study programme is designed for students who want to focus on special issues or wish to improve a special skill in English. Teachers design and supervise an individual programme that may include:

  • Business English,
  • Special skills or grammar, for example reading, writing, pronunciation etc.
  • English with reference to personal interests like movies, medicine, law, sports, tourism etc.

The one-to-one course ensures maximum attention with the aim of fast learning and understanding. The programme can also be combined with other English classes.

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. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1478 2896
One-to-one with host family, single room, no meals 1631 3203
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1655 3250
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1655 3250
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

JobTravel

This programme is available for students, who would like to gain work experience in a British company in a specific business area. The minimum period of participation is a business English course of 8 weeks followed by an internship of 8 weeks.

JobTravel represents a great and unique opportunity for students who wish to improve their English skills while gaining international experience in a company abroad.

The programme is specially organized for:

  • Students seeking work experience to complete their study of English.
  • Students & Professionals who wish to develop specialized vocabulary.
  • Professionals who want to develop intercultural awareness in their own work field.

Requirements for participation:

  • Age: 18 years or older
  • Minimum English level: upper intermediate
  • Motivation and initiative for a new work environment

The internship can be done in various areas, for example management, marketing, event management, public relations, IT systems, graphic design, music production, engineering, tourism, museums, web development, import / export, translation, sales, finance or retail.

Evaluation:
During the internship, students are asked to submit a weekly report and also a final report (3-5 pages approx) about their work experience.
The company will create a report of your performance as well, one in the middle and the other one in the end of your internship.

Accommodation:
StudyTravel can reserve accommodation during your stay abroad for you; this applies also for the period of your internship. This can be with a host family or in a apartment (Charlotte House). 

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. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

CELTA Teacher course

The CELTA teacher course consists of minimum 30 lessons per week, during 4 weeks. Participants of this course should have an awareness of language and a competence in English, both written and spoken, that enables them to follow the course and complete the assignments and teach English at a range of levels. The course will focus on different aspects of English language teaching such as:
•Input
•Tutorial support and consultation
•Supervised lesson planning
•6 hours assessed teaching practice
•Peer observation of TEFL teaching practice
•6 hours directed observation of live lessons taught by experienced teacher training professionals
•A  minimum of 80 hours of unsupervised work outside of timetabled course hours

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. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
CELTA Teacher course without accommodation 1596
CELTA Teacher course with host family, single room, halfboard 2305
CELTA Teacher course with host family, single room, no meals 2210
CELTA Teacher course with shared apartment, single room, no meals 2305
Starting dates:  

advanced : 15/01, 26/02, 04/06, 06/08, 03/09, 26/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

CLIL Teacher Course

This course is for teachers and classroom asstistants who teach subjects in English to non-native speakers and who would like to improve the command of English for classroom management and gain new ideas for the teaching context. This course will help you to develop your awareness of current trends in language teaching.
To participate in this course you have to have a minimum level of B1.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Teacher course CLIL without accommodation 816 1194 1572
Teacher course CLIL with host family, single room, no meals 1123 1655 2187
Teacher course CLIL with host family, single room, halfboard 1170 1726 2281
Teacher course CLIL with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1170 1726 2281
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 09/07, 16/07, 23/07, 30/07, 06/08, 13/08, 20/08, 27/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

English & Methodology

Combining 10 lessons of English language group classes per week with 15 lessons of methodology lessons per week, this Personal Study Programme focuses on individual areas of interest and development. The methodology lessons in small groups will focus on topics such as: motivating languag learners, CLIL, classroom management, analysis of learning styles, presentation of vocabulary and language, phonology, fluency versus accuracy, etc..

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. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
English & methodology without accommodation 473 887 1300 1714
English & methodology with host family, single room, no meals 627 1194 1761 2329
English & methodology with host family, single room, halfboard 650 1241 1832 2423
English & methodology with shared apartment, single room, no meals 650 1241 1832 2423
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together. Double and single rooms are priced the same.

Surcharge special diet (e.g. halal, gluten-free, vegan): € 12 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €24 per week
Transfer:  

€48

This price is for an airport transfer upon arrival at Newcastle airport.

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 95

Please indicate on the booking form the transfer you wish to book.

All prices include:

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

In 2018, the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 02/04/2018, 07/05/2018, 28/05/2018, 27/08/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

In July and August it might be possible that the school organizes evening lessons until 19:00 in periods of high demand.

Shared apartment

"Newcastle 1" is a brand new premium student accommodation, located in the city centre and only a 5 minute walk to school. You will stay in a a single room with private bathroom and share the kitchen with other students (approximatly 4-8 rooms per apartment). Each room comes with a bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe with mirror on the door, desk and chair, shelving unit, under bed storage and bedside cabinet, etc. All bedrooms have their own en-suite bathrooms with a spacious shower. Bedding (pillow, quilt, bedsheets) is provided - students should bring their own towels. There is a communal living and kitchen area which is fully fitted, including a dining table and chairs. (Some rooms have private kitchen facilities.)
The school is easily accessible and only 5 minutes’ walk. The train station is only 7 minutes’ walk and Monument Metro, 8 minutes.

Key Features:
• Free 100mb WiFi
• Free on-site gym
• Meet & Eat zone
• 24 hour security
• Common/social room with TV
• Courtyard and landscaped garden
• On-site laundry

Host family

The accommodation in a host family is ideal for students who want to share daily life with a local family and practice their English skills in daily situations. Rooms can be booked without meals, half board (breakfast and dinner during the week, on weekend additional lunch) or full board. If you book a room a in host family without meals you can make use of the kitchen.

Generally single and double rooms are available and you normally share with a student of a different nationality, except you wish otherwise.

Most families live in at 20 minutes from school. A host family can be a single person, a couple with or without children etc.

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Newcastle in the northeast of England is a lively university city with 300,000 inhabitants. One of its most famous attractions is the "Tyne Bridge", which at the time of its construction was the world's longest single span bridge.In Newcastle there many things to do and see regarding leisure.  Art lovers, can visit the Newcastle Gateshead, one of the best places of art and culture in Europe. The city is world famous for its leisure possibilities and was recently named one of the 10 cities with the most exciting nightlife in the world.

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