English course in Liverpool
Study in the birthplace of The Beatles!
Information on 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 simply being out and about.
It’s 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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Choose your English course 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
Certify your study stay in Liverpool
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?
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
Extra activities, learn while having fun!
What extra activities are available for the students in Liverpool
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 Liverpool
Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!
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 two of the most popular 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.
Statistics, some interesting numbers
Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- OTHER20 % 20 %
- CHINA12 % 12 %
- KUWAIT10 % 10 %
- OMAN10 % 10 %
- SAUDI ARABIA10 % 10 %
- ITALY8 % 8 %
- SPAIN8 % 8 %
- SOUTH KOREA8 % 8 %
- VENEZUELA7 % 7 %
- BRAZIL7% 7%
Here the age groups at the English school in Liverpool:
- 18-29 88 % 88 %
- 30+ 40+ 50+12% 12%
Structure and timetable of English course in Liverpool
First day in Liverpool
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 Liverpool students get a 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).
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 Liverpool
Not to be missed!
- The Beatles Story
- Radio City Tower
- The Mersey Ferry
- Football game at Anfield Stadium
- Sefton Park
How to get around Liverpool
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
- Full menu at Mc Donalds: £5.38
- 12 Large eggs: £2.10
- 2lt soft drink: £1.40
- Half a kilo of cheese (local): £2.80
- A large pan top case: £0.85
- Basic dinner for two at a Pub: £20
- A pint of local beer: £3.5
- Movies: £9
- Monthly fee at the Gym: £23
Visas and travel documents
What requirements are there to study in Liverpool
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