English Courses in Brighton for Adults 18+ and 30+

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.

You're on the right place!

Why book your language study travel with Full-immersion? Because with us you get:

  • Over 10 years of partnership with EC English ❤️
  • School: EC Brighton, Dolphin House, Brighton
  • Found a better price for this school? Let us know, we'll beat it!
  • Accredited schools
  • British Council
  • English UK

What's included?

  • English course and materials
  • Accommodation (optional)
  • International welcome!
  • Support available every day
  • Certificate of frequency and level


Avg stud/class





Discover a bit of Brighton through pictures!


Choose your English course in Brighton

General or Intensive English Course in Brighton for Adults

20, 30 lessons per week - All levels - Flexible duration

[+] 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

30 lessons per week - from Pre-Intermediate - flexible duration

[+] 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

30 lessons per week - from Pre-intermediate (only if close to Intermediate) - flexible duration

[+] 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

20 or 30 lessons per week - check the details - Fixed duration

[+] 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

5-40 lessons per week - All levels - 1 lesson = 60 minutes

[+] 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

IELTS Exam Preparation Course in Brighton for Adults

20 lessons per week - from Intermediate - flexible duration

[+] 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

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?

Tips, tricks and links - Independent accommodation

Distance to School (approximately): - Room type:

[+] No matter why you're after an independent accommodation, maybe that was your first choice anyway, or you simply couldn't find anything available through the school... When the time to find a private accommodation comes, there are some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Find out more about the ... >> Read more

BOOK BEFORE 24/05/2024 AND GET -20% FOR STAYS UNTIL 08/06/2024

Mitre - Residence

Distance to School (approximately): 14 - 16 minutes walking - Room type: Single room, private bathroom

[+] 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

Pavilion Point - Residence (From August 2024)

Distance to School (approximately): 15 - 17 minutes walking - Room types: Single room, private bathroom - Studio, single room, private bathroom

[+] The accommodation offers two types of rooms: single rooms in a shared flat and private studios. Each of our single rooms comes with a small double bed, loads of storage and workspace and your own ensuite shower room. Rooms have 15sqm of floor space. Plus, you and your 3 - 7 flatmates wil have access ... >> Read more

Host Family

Distance to School (approximately): 20 - 60 minutes public transport - Room types: Single room, breakfast only - Single room, half board - Twin room, half board - Single room, no meals, student can use the host family kitchen - Single room, half board, PRIVATE BATHROOM - Single room, breakfast only

[+] 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;
Each week you'll find updates to events and activities being held on the school notice boards.

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%

Age groups

If you are a student aged between 16 and 18 and are seriously interested in our courses, we may accept your enrollment by evaluating your motivation. In this case, you will need to stay with an authorized guardian or with a host family in a single room with half-board (or in a twin room if you are traveling with a peer of the same sex). A signed consent form is also required, and you must arrange round-trip airport transfers if your arrival and departure are scheduled between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM. For more details or to discuss your specific situation, please do not hesitate to contact us: we are here to help you find the best solution for your study experience.

  • 16-173 % 3 %
  • 18-2982 % 82 %
  • 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 regular classes. You can choose the "morning" timetable (green border - your level has to be at least Elementary) or the standard timetable (black border). With the standard timetable, you will have alternating free time – one day in the afternoon and the next day in the morning (Double Banking).

Useful information about Brighton

Not to be missed!

  • Royal Pavilion
  • Brighton Pier
  • Seafront
  • 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

Do you need a Student Visa?

  • FIND OUT IN 30 SECONDS: Use the official VISA QUESTIONNAIRE to determine if you need a UK visa.
General guidelines* for when a visa is required:
  1. Book Your Course in Advance: Plan your course well in advance to ensure availability.
  2. Medical Insurance: If you don't have medical insurance, you can obtain it through our website.
  3. Financial Proof: Prepare proof of direct access to sufficient funds to cover your stay, as required by immigration rules.
  4. Payment: Pay at least 30% of the total package cost (it will be fully refunded if your Visa application is rejected and you notify the school in time).
  5. Visa Documentation: Await the visa documentation/invitation from your chosen school.
  6. Visa Interview: Book your visa interview at the respective embassy or consulate.
*Refer to the UK Embassy for official detailed procedures.

Quotes and Bookings - English in Brighton

Pay with PayPal.
Pay with Credit Cards.
Proceed to Deposit (You will receive a confirmation email)