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.

The Intensive course consists of 15, 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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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 a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 16 years .

Prices 2021

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:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 339 617 895 1174
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 484 907 1331 1754
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 533 1004 1476 1947
Business English with studio, single room, no meals 533 1004 1476 1947
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 387 714 1040 1367
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 533 1004 1476 1947
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 581 1101 1621 2141
Business English with studio, single room, no meals 581 1101 1621 2141
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 16 years .

Prices 2021

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 2189 2721 3254
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 3350 4173 4995
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 3737 4656 5575
Cambridge exam with studio, single room, no meals 3737 4656 5575
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 2576 3205 3834
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 3737 4656 5575
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 4124 5140 6156
Cambridge exam with studio, single room, no meals 4124 5140 6156
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

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. £ 150 / € 182).
EXAMINATION DATES 2021:

  • FCE: 12/03/2021, 08/06/2021, 26/08/2021, 30/11/2021
  • CAE: 13/03/2021, 09/06/2021, 27/08/2021, 01/12/2021
  • CPE: 11/06/2021, 02/12/2021

Exam fees:  

ca. €182, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 16 years .

Prices 2021

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  
IELTS without accommodation 1174
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 1754
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 1947
IELTS with studio, single room, no meals 1947
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1367
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 1947
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2141
IELTS with studio, single room, no meals 2141
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €206, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 16 years .

Prices 2021

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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 1270 2480
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1415 2770
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1464 2867
One-to-one with studio, single room, no meals 1464 2867
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 years .

Prices 2021

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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 1875
CELTA Teacher course with host family, double room, halfboard 2455
CELTA Teacher course with host family, single room, halfboard 2649
CELTA Teacher course with studio, single room, no meals 2649
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 11/01, 31/05, 31/08, 22/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 years .

Prices 2021

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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 907 1331 1754
Teacher course CLIL with host family, double room, halfboard 1198 1766 2334
Teacher course CLIL with host family, single room, halfboard 1294 1911 2528
Teacher course CLIL with studio, single room, no meals 1294 1911 2528
Starting dates:  

elementary : 05/07, 19/07, 02/08, 16/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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 years .

Prices 2021

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 484 907 1331 1754
English & methodology with host family, double room, halfboard 629 1198 1766 2334
English & methodology with host family, single room, halfboard 678 1294 1911 2528
English & methodology with studio, single room, no meals 678 1294 1911 2528
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Accommodation with host family half board includes a light lunch on weekends.

Double rooms at host families are available for students travelling together.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

A double room in the studio can only be booked by two people traveling together. The double room contains only one double bed (120 cm x 190 cm), there are no double rooms with single beds available.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Newcastle airport: € 49
Transfer on arrival and departure from Newcastle airport: € 97

All prices include:

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

In 2021, the school is closed on: 03/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 20/12/2021 - 03/01/2022. Lessons missed due to bank holidays will not be rescheduled or refunded.

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

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 (or double room if you travel with 2 persons) based on half board (breakfast and dinner during the week, on weekend additional lunch).

Most families live in at approx. 25 minutes from school. A host family can be a single person, a couple with or without children etc.

Studio

 

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. 

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. 

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