English Course in Liverpool
Study in the birthplace of The Beatles!
Information about the English School in Liverpool
Liverpool maintains a huge student population, thus making it one of the most student friendly cities in the UK. It is well catered with cheap supermarkets, discounted deals and an affordable lifestyle for those on a budget. Approximately 500,000 people live in the city, however, it has an unusually high concentration of universities which is why many students choose to study here. You are bound to meet a diverse selection of students here, whether through your English Course, or out and about. It is an iconic city that is home to many famous museums, landmarks and parks. Need we mention that it is also the birthplace of one of the biggest bands in the world? The Beatles are loved here, and even get their own dockside attraction!
The School is housed in an English Heritage building, with one floor dedicated to students aged over 25+. With modern classrooms, 2 student lounges, study centre and free Wi-Fi, the School boasts excellent facilities with state of the art learning equipment. It is located within a 10 minute walk of the buzzing city centre and the streets are dotted with museums, galleries, restaurants, bars and cafes, including the Cavern Club, where the legendary Beatles used to play.
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Every English Course in Liverpool includes:
- Textbooks and Materials
- Extra-Curricular Activities
- Access to Internet/ Wi-Fi
Number of Classrooms
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English Courses in Liverpool
General or Intensive English Course in Liverpool 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 Liverpool
[+] 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 Liverpool 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 Liverpool
[+] 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 LiverpoolIf you don’t know where to stay while taking your English Course in Liverpool, you can choose one of the accommodations proposed by the school below...
Vita - Residence
[+] The residence is composed by a number of individual studio apartments, each student can enjoy a single room with en-suite bathroom with shower, and a private kitchenette, every room features a flat screen TV, mini fridge, wardrobe / closet, desk, lamp, chair. In each studio, a small kitchenette comp ... >> 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 Liverpool? Some Facts...Some more information on the school, area and statistics
Why Choose an English Course in Liverpool?
Being one of the most loved student cities in the UK, steeped in history and rich culture, it offers over 70,000 students an array of inexpensive activities, shops, bars, and restaurants for you to take advantage of. It is the concentration of students that bring energy and vibrancy to the city, making it part of the reason why so many students choose an English Course here. Along with the endless variety of free museums and galleries, it is also home to architecturally iconic buildings such as The Liver Buildings, The Anglican Cathedral and the RIBA award-winning Everyman Playhouse (Best British Building of the Year). Football is also a way of life in the city, which boasts 2 of the largest Premier League football teams in the world – LFC and Everton, making it additionally enticing for some students.
Liverpool also has excellent transport links to Manchester and London, as well as an international airport that serves the North West of England.
An International Environment
Does this English course in Liverpool meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts..
- Student Ages 18-30 88% 88%
- 30+ 40+ 50+ 12% 12%
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 Liverpool!
- 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 Liverpool, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Liverpool, 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::
- 08:45-10:15 First Module*
- 10:30-12:00 Second Module*
- 12:15-13:45 “Intensive” and “Business English” Lessons**
- 14:00-15:30 First Module*
- 15:45-17:15 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 Liverpool Stay!Some suggestions from locals and tourists...
Do Not Miss
- The Beatles Story – a multimedia event about the history of the one of the world’s most famous rock groups!
- Radio City Tower – A radio station with views of the entire city!
- A trip on the Mersey Ferry – A boat tour on the river estuary
- Watch a football game at the Anfield Stadium
- An afternoon stroll through Sefton Park
Cost of Living in Liverpool
The below prices can be used as a general guide:
- McDonald’s Meal: £5.38
- 12 eggs: £2.10
- Soft Drink 2litres: £1.40
- 0.5kg local cheese: £2.80
- Meal for 2 in a local pub: £20
- Pint of beer: £3.50
- Cinema ticket: £9
Getting Around in Liverpool
In Liverpool 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.
Please note that the Merseyside travel website provides detailed information on public transport throughout the metropolitan area, including:
- Buses – Itinerary and schedule
- Trains – Itinerary and schedule
- Tickets and passes
- Travel guides
- Travel information, updates and alerts
- Online itinerary planner
- Special promotions