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 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
20
25
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks 24 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 298 533 768 1003 1474 1944 2415 2885 3356 3826 4767 5708 8531
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 459 855 1251 1647 2440 3232 4024 4817 5609 6401 7986 9571 14325
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 483 904 1325 1746 2588 3430 4272 5114 5956 6798 8481 10165 15217
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 483 904 1325 1746 2588 3430 4272 5114 5956 6798 8481 10165 15217
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 14 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks 24 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 335 607 880 1152 1697 2241 2786 3331 3876 4420 5510 6600 9868
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 496 929 1362 1796 2662 3529 4396 5262 6129 6996 8729 10462 15662
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 520 979 1437 1895 2811 3727 4643 5560 6476 7392 9224 11057 16554
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 520 979 1437 1895 2811 3727 4643 5560 6476 7392 9224 11057 16554
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 360 657 954 1251 1845 2440 3034 3628
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 520 979 1437 1895 2811 3727 4643 5560
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 545 1028 1511 1994 2960 3925 4891 5857
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 545 1028 1511 1994 2960 3925 4891 5857
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): € 13 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €25 per week
Transfer:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
25
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 4 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 533 1003
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 904 1746
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 855 1647
Business English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 904 1746
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 4 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 657 1251
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1028 1994
Business English with host family, single room, no meals 979 1895
Business English with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1028 1994
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): € 13 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €25 per week
Transfer:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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 2017

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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 1944 2415 2885
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 3232 4024 4817
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 3430 4272 5114
Cambridge exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 3430 4272 5114
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2440 3034 3628
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, no meals 3727 4643 5560
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 3925 4891 5857
Cambridge exam with shared apartment, single room, no meals 3925 4891 5857
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 03/01 (10 weeks), 20/03 (12 weeks), 03/07 (8 weeks), 11/09 (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 3rd January – 11th March* (10 weeks)
  • FCE, CAE, CPE 20th March – 9th June (12 weeks)
  • FCE, CAE 3rd July – 25th August (8 weeks)
  • FCE, CAE, CPE 11th September – 1st December (12 weeks)

EXAMINATION DATES

  • FCE 10th March, 6th June, 24th August, 28th November
  • CAE 11th March* , 7th June, 25th August, 29th November
  • CPE 8th June, 30th November

Exam fees:  

ca. €155, 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): € 13 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €25 per week
Transfer:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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 2017

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
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1003
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 1746
IELTS with host family, single room, no meals 1647
IELTS with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1746
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Prices for the IELTS exam courses do not include the exam fee.

The IELTS courses have a minimum level requirement of intermediate.

Exam fees:  

ca. €155, 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): € 13 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €25 per week
Transfer:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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 2017

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 1548 3034
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1734 3405
One-to-one with host family, single room, no meals 1709 3356
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1734 3405
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): € 13 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €25 per week
Transfer:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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 2017

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:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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 2017

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 1672
CELTA Teacher course with host family, single room, halfboard 2415
CELTA Teacher course with host family, single room, no meals 2316
CELTA Teacher course with shared apartment, single room, no meals 2415
Starting dates:  

more advanced : 30/01, 13/03, 05/06, 07/08, 04/09, 27/11

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): € 13 on the price of a host family with half board.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €25 per week
Transfer:  

€50

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

Price for a transfer on arrival and departure: € 100

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 July and August the school organizes evening lessons until 19.00 in periods of high demand.
In 2017, the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 29/05/2017, 28/08/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017. Holidays lessons are not made up or rescheduled.

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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