English Course in Bath
Study English in this most extraordinary Somerset town!
Information about the English School in Bath
The stunning Roman and Georgian city of Bath welcomes nearly 1 million tourists each year, mainly due to its great mix of past and present. The city gets its name from 2,000 year old Roman baths, which have also helped gain its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracting nearly 4 thousand visitors every day. Located in the valley of the River Avon, within the rolling countryside, its beauty ranges from tight streets, independent cafes and tiny bookshops, to Palladio-influenced buildings. Bath offers all the comforts of a modern day city surrounded by rich history and culture, and you will find a wide variety of bars, nightclubs, entertainment and activities. Although small, this city captivates a big place in the hearts of those who get to experience it as a student.
The School is located within elegant buildings in the heart of this ancient city, less than a minute’s walk from numerous bars, cafes, shops and landmarks. It offers a comprehensive range of English Courses, allowing you to choose the course that suits your needs. Classrooms boast modern interactive learning equipment, and the School offers a study lounge, student centre and a quiet and peaceful courtyard garden for you to socialise and work in.
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Every English Course in Bath includes:
- Textbooks and Materials
- Extra-Curricular Activities
- Access to Internet/ Wi-Fi
Number of Classrooms
Average Students Per Class
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English Courses in Bath
General or Intensive English Course in Bath for Adults
[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English! >> Read more
One to One Lessons in Bath
[+] To make the most of your language course, you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more
English for Work in Bath for Adults
[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English for Work course. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more
IELTS Exam Preparation Course in Bath
[+] The goal of the IELTS Preparation Course is to provide you with the techniques necessary to achieve the best possible result. Teachers will guide and support you throughout and the course also utilises exam past papers so that you are prepared for what appears on the test. The IELTS Preparation Course offers the opportunity to learn in a structured and precise manner, giving you a better understanding of texts, context, generic meaning and vocabulary! >> Read more
Accommodation in BathIf you don’t know where to stay while taking your English Course in Bath, you can choose one of the accommodations proposed by the school below...
Castle - Residence
[+] This modern residence features a number of individual studio apartments, with en-suite bathroom, shower, private kitchen. Within every studio there's a large wardrobe/closet, desk, lamp, chair, and as part of the private kitchenette you will find pots & pans, cooking utensils, cutlery & crockery, ov ... >> Read more
[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more
Why Bath? Some Facts...Some more information on the school, area and statistics
Why Choose an English Course in Bath?
Bath brings the modern and historic together with beauty and elegance. It is a dynamic city, with historical attractions, independent and designer shops lining the picturesque Pulteney Bridge, as well as bars, cafes and nightclubs. Tourists flock here from all over the world to bathe in its natural hot springs and visit the Roman baths, which people have been doing for thousands of years. It is known for its Georgian architecture, boasting some beautiful buildings such as the terraced houses on The Royal Crescent, and Bath Abbey, a stunning Medieval building with Gothic interior. The city is surrounded with greenery, and the Kennet and Avon Canal is a popular location for avid cyclists, families enjoying a picnic, those taking peaceful strolls and for students to socialise and get together.
Bath has an excellent bus service within the city itself, although you will find that most things are within walking distance, as well as to other major cities such as Bristol and London. Bristol Airport is approximately 1 hour away from Bath City Centre.
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Does this English course in Bath meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts..
- Student Ages 18-30 75% 75%
- 30+ 40+ 50+ 25% 25%
Course StructureAn overview of lesson times, starting from the first day
First Day (Monday)
The first day begins with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about – it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons. Here is an example::
- 08:30 Check-in and registration at the school
- 09:00 Test
- 10:45 The first lesson of your English Course in Bath, UK!
- 12:45 Lessons (if you have chosen Intensive English or Business English)
- 14:30 Tour
- 15:30 Welcome Pack
- 16:00 Welcome Event
The first day you’ll get a nice welcome package, including a manual with information about Bath, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Bath, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).
On the first day of your course you are invited to a welcome event in the centre cafe or at another venue. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English Course and from the school!
From Tuesday Onwards
By the second day, you will begin to follow the regular academic calendar. During the week, two different teachers will alternate, so you will be exposed different types of pronunciation. The first Wednesday of your course you will receive the textbook, and then as time goes by, you’ll receive the other supplementary educational materials. Note that during the high season, the school adopts a calendar called “Double Banking” when the lessons are held both in the morning and afternoon, but on alternate days. This simple system gives you the chance to enjoy your free time at different times of the day; for example, you’ll have Wednesday mornings free and Thursday afternoons free. The calendar in the high season is as follows::
- 9:00-10:30 First Module*
- 10:45-00:15 Second Module*
- 12:45-14:15 “Intensive” and “Business English” Lessons**
- 14:30-16:00 First Module
- 16:15-17:45 Second Module*
*Speaking or Listening or Reading or Writing.
**Speaking or Listening or Reading or Writing for General or Business English.
Useful Tips For Your Bath Stay!Some suggestions from locals and tourists...
Do Not Miss
- A visit to the Roman Baths
- Relax at the “Bath Spa”
- The Holburne Museum
- Discover “No.1 Royal Crescent”
- The Fashion Museum
- Victoria Art Gallery
- A trip to the Jane Austen Centre
Cost of Living in Bath
The below prices can be used as a general guide:
- Big Mac £2.89
- Sandwich £3.50
- Can of Coca Cola £0.65
- Coffee £3
- 1 litre of milk £0.80
- 2 litres of water £1.50
- 2 courses in an average restaurant £17.00
- SIM Card £10
- Cinema ticket £7
- Night Club entrance £10 – £15
Getting Around in Bath
In Bath you can easily make use of Google Maps to find schedules for public transport, locate the bus and train stops nearest to your location, know the prices and even create tailor-made itineraries in an instant! Try the free Google Maps app, it is available on practically every smartphone and is extremely user-friendly and comprehensive.