English course in Brighton
Home of the seagulls, sun and sea!
Information on the English School in Brighton
Brighton is a coastal city par excellence, known by most as “The London of the South” because it’s dynamic and full of things to do. It is the ideal destination for a fun study vacation.
Your English course at Brighton will take place in a building which was completely renovated in 2010. The school, with its ultra-modern and colorful environment, has 33 brand new classrooms with internet access. There are 45 computer workstations with free Internet access as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the school.
The language centre is located in a 4-storey building. The ground floor has the reception, administrative offices and a beautiful, newly-renovated relaxation room which, like the rest of the interior spaces, is very spacious and colourful.
The staff at the reception are very friendly and knowledgeable and are ready to help students with any issues. They’ll be able to give you useful information on bike rentals, SIM cards, transport and local events.
There are two lifts as well as stairwells in the school. The first, second and third floors are structured in a very similar way. You enter into a hub / corridor surrounded by a dozen well-lit, well-equipped, spacious classrooms… definitely an inviting learning environment!
Each floor has its own student lounge with colourful cushions and rugs illuminated by large, bright windows. There is also a computer room and a library on every floor.
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Choose your English course in Brighton
General or Intensive English Course in Brighton 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 in Brighton and other nearby destinations! >> Read more
English for Work in Brighton for Adults
[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in Brighton. 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
English in the City in Brighton
[+] This practical English Course is well-structured and grants you the opportunity to explore the language whilst discovering what the city has to offer. This formal approach, combined with the informal, provides a basis on which to begin practicing English in everyday life. You will be starting conversations in no time! The English ‘In the City’ Course delivers a stimulating environment for students. >> Read more
FCE Exam Preparation Course in Brighton
[+] The FCE Preparation Course differs from the traditional English Courses and allows you to focus your learning specifically towards the achievement of the FCE, using materials that are based on past exams. Teachers provide you with a planned programme of study, with performance being monitored closely in order to provide you with the best possible support in areas that require improvement. >> Read more
One to One Lessons in Brighton
[+] To make the most of your studying in Brighton 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
Certify your study stay in Brighton
What certificates can you get?
At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.
Are you also looking for accommodation?
Mitre - Residence
[+] Mitre House is a mixed gender residence offering single occupancy of double rooms. All bedrooms have en-suite showering/toilet facilities. Wi-fi is available throughout the building. Rooms share communal kitchen/TV lounges. There is also an exclusive café in the building serving snacks and hot/cold ... >> Read more
Seafront - Residence
[+] Brighton’s Seafront residence is a mixed gender residence, offering students comfortable single rooms with their own private showering facilities. The bedrooms boast underfloor heating and a flat screen TV. There is a large, spacious, shared kitchen, which is fully equipped, as well as laundry fac ... >> Read more
Abacus - Residence
[+] The Abacus Summer Residence consists of various apartments with 3, 4, and 5 bedrooms. Each room has its own private bathroom and shower. The apartments are finished to very high quality standards, with bright and spacious areas to accommodate students. >> 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
Extra activities, learn while having fun!
What extra activities are available for the students in Brighton
Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:
- Pronunciation Classes;
- Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
- Sports, Walking and Hiking;
- Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
- Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Why study English in Brighton
Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!
London may be the largest city in the UK, but Brighton is the youngest… and it has become ‘the’ place to live for most students. It is a cauldron of rich and vibrant colours, and you’ll be immersed in its energy from day one.
Following an English course in Brighton is a brilliant choice for anyone who wants to experience a truly unforgettable time.
There are a number of reasons why you should select a course here, starting with its 365 pubs (yes, one for every day of the year!), tasty treats, a choice of countryside or beach, ‘anything goes’ fashion, efficient public transport and animal-loving residents. This makes it ideal for young ones and adults alike.
The school is located right across from ‘Brighton Pier’, its most famous landmark, and the city centre, Brighton Pavilion. This offers students instant access to all the hustle and bustle of the city, with immediate access to an endless array of bars, cafes, restaurants and quirky shops.
Statistics, some interesting numbers
Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- OTHERS22 % 22 %
- SAUDI ARABIAN17 % 17 %
- KOREAN13 % 13 %
- SWISS13 % 13 %
- TURKISH12 % 12 %
- BRAZILIAN7 % 7 %
- ITALIAN6 % 6 %
- KUWAITI5 % 5 %
- SPANISH5 % 5 %
- COLOMBIAN4 % 4 %
- FRENCH3% 3%
Here the age groups at the English school in Brighton:
- 18-2985 % 85 %
- 30+ 40+ 50+15% 15%
Structure and timetable of English course in Brighton
First day in Brighton
The first day begins at 08:30 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.
Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in Brighton students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Brighton , the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Brighton , 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).
Welcome Event On the first day of your course you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.
As of your second day, you will start with the regular timetable. For courses of 20 lessons/week, it typically starts at about 09:00 am up until 12:30, with a coffee break in the middle. For courses of 30 lessons/week, the timetable also includes an afternoon session, typically from 13:30 up to 15:00.
NOTE: At certain times (often in the High Season), the school opts for a “Double Banking” time table, this means that your lessons will be held in the morning one day, and in the afternoon the day after. Naturally, the overall amount of lessons you booked will be completed.
Useful information about Brighton
Not to be missed!
- Royal Pavilion
- Brighton Pier
- The Artists’ Quarter
- Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
- Explore The Lanes
- Relax on the beach
- Sea Life Centre
- Explore the English countryside
- Take a day-trip to London
How to get around Brighton
The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.
Cost of living, some examples
- Big Mac £2.89
- Sandwich £3.50
- Can of Coke £.065
- Coffee in a café £2.50
- 1 litre of milk £0.80
- 2 litres of water £1.50
- A loaf of bread £0.80
- Two course meal in average restaurant £15.00
- Cost of sim card free
- Cinema £7
- Entrance to clubs £5 – £15
Visas and travel documents
What requirements are there to study in Brighton
If you are NOT European
For you there are no changes with Brexit, everything remains as before, click on: requirements
If you ARE European
Here's what changes:
Until 1 October 2021, you can continue to travel to the UK without a visa, but you will need your passport or valid identity card. You must also have health insurance, see below.
After 1 October 2021, you will only be able to visit the UK if you have your passport and an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA). The authorisation will be obtained very easily, directly online. Updates will be provided in due course. You will need to have health insurance, info below.
The European Health Insurance Card will not be valid after 1 January 2021, so you can add private health insurance to your booking on our website, when available, or make your own arrangements. Health insurance allows you to claim for reimbursement of any health costs you are required to pay in the UK.
For more info click on: requirements