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 museums, restaurants, cafés, bars and also parks. 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
• Fully equipped classrooms
• Student cafeteria
• Study room

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 might include:

  • Trips to Edinburgh, York, Durham, Cumbria and Northumbria
  • Parties and other meetings
  • Sport afternoons (there are many sport centres in the sourrounding)
  • 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.

The Intensive course consists of 15, 20 or 25 lessons per week.

Pleae note; the courses of 15 and 25 lessons per week include 10 or 20 lessons of general English and 5 lessons of "Personal Study Programme". These self-study hours are supervised by a teacher. Teachers advise and monitor students and can help making a study plan for every student. Students mostly use these hours to focus more on the skills and language areas they need.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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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 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 404 735 1065 1395 1664 1983 2301 2619 2937 3255 3573 3891
Intensive with host family, single room , halfboard 687 1248 1813 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528 5078 5629 6179 6730
Intensive with residence, single room , no meals 687 1248 1813 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528 5078 5629 6179 6730
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 (B2) 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.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 404 735 1065 1395 1664 1983 2301 2619
Commercial English with host family, single room , halfboard 687 1248 1813 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528
Commercial English with residence, single room , no meals 687 1248 1813 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 465 857 1248 1640 1970 2350 2729 3108
Commercial English with host family, single room , halfboard 747 1371 1995 2619 3183 3793 4406 5017
Commercial English with residence, single room , no meals 747 1371 1995 2619 3183 3793 4406 5017
Starting dates:  

from intermediate : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

Cambridge exam

The course of 15 lessons per week combines 10 lessons in a group (general English) with 5 lessons of 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 16 years.

Prices 2024

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
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 404 735 1065 1395 1664 1983 2301 2619 2937 3255 3573 3891
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 687 1248 1813 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528 5078 5629 6179 6730
Cambridge Exam Preperation with residence, single room , no meals 687 1248 1813 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528 5078 5629 6179 6730
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge Exam Preperation without accommodation 465 857 1248 1640 1970 2350 2729 3108 3488 3867 4246 4625
Cambridge Exam Preperation with host family, single room , halfboard 747 1371 1995 2619 3183 3793 4406 5017 5630 6240 6853 7464
Cambridge Exam Preperation with residence, single room , no meals 747 1371 1995 2619 3183 3793 4406 5017 5630 6240 6853 7464
Starting dates:  

from intermediate : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

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 (approx. £ 200 / € 245).

EXAMINATION DATES 2024:

FCE: 15/03/2024, 04/06/2024, 22/08/2024, 26/11/2024
CAE: 16/03/2024, 05/06/2024, 23/08/2024, 27/11/2024
CPE: 07/06/2024, 30/11/2024

Exam fees:  

ca. €245, to be paid directly on arrival

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 Personal Study Programme that can be focussed on exam preparation. 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.

 

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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:
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 1395 1664 1983 2301 2619
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room , halfboard 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room , no meals 2374 2876 3426 3977 4528
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 1640 1970 2350 2729 3108
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room , halfboard 2619 3183 3793 4406 5017
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room , no meals 2619 3183 3793 4406 5017
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

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.

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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.

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 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1542 3010 4479 5947
One-to-One with host family, single room , halfboard 1824 3524 5225 6926
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 1824 3524 5225 6926
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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
• Assessed teaching practice
• Peer observation of TEFL teaching practice
• 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 20 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
Teachers Course (CELTA) without accommodation 1909
Teachers Course (CELTA) with host family, single room , halfboard 2888
Teachers Course (CELTA) with residence, single room , no meals 2888
Starting dates:  

from intermediate : 05/02, 03/06, 02/09, 18/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 an advanced level of English.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2024

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:
  2 weeks 4 weeks  
Teachers Course (CLIL) without accommodation 1175 2276
Teachers Course (CLIL) with host family, single room , halfboard 1689 3255
Teachers Course (CLIL) with residence, single room , no meals 1689 3255
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/07, 15/07, 29/07, 12/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Options Host Family:   Special dietary needs : € 25 per week [i]
Info residence:  

Minimum age: 18

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Newcastle train station : EUR 86
Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport : EUR 86

All prices include:

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

In 2024, the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 06/05/2024, 27/05/2024, 26/08/2024 & 20/12/2024 - 06/01/2025. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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. You'll stay in a single room based on half board. The bathroom is shared with the host family and/or other students.

Most families live at maximum 30 minutes from school (walking or by public transport). A host family can be a single person, a couple with or without children etc.

Residence

Each studio 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. Each studio is equipped with a kitchen area which is fully fitted, including a dining table and chair.
Key Features 
·         Free WiFi
·         City centre location
·         Free on-site gym
·         24 hour security, CCTV and secure entry
·         Common/social room 
·         Courtyard and BBQ area
·         On-site laundry
International House Newcastle is easily accessible and only few minutes’ walk. 

The residence offers several apartments, each with 3 - 4 bedrooms. Every bedroom has a private bathroom and there's a shared kitchen and living room for every apartment. Other shared facilities in the building are 24-hour security and a range of common areas - hi-tech study rooms, common room with Sky TV and free coffee, well-equipped gym and on-site laundry.

International House Newcastle is easily accessible and only few minutes’ walk. 

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