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English Language Centre York

York, GB
5 New St, York YO1 8RA, United Kingdom
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English Language Centre York offers top quality courses and is located in one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic locations.

The English Language Centre in York is one of four elite and long-standing Experience English schools in the UK. ELC York was established in 1997 and is situated in a beautiful Georgian building in the centre of the charming and ancient city of York. The school is equipped with 23 classrooms and offers innovative and immersive learning and a highly professional teaching and welfare team.

There are a broad range of courses to choose from including General English, Exam Preparation (IELTS, Cambridge) for all levels and ages. Students can choose from studying for 15 hours to 25 hours per week. Classes are a maximum of 12 students, giving students the opportunity to engage with their teacher and classmates on a more intimate level. There is also a varied social programme, with trips to York’s many museums and pub quiz nights. The school can also arrange for students to be housed either through their Homestay programme or in a residence just 10 minutes away from the school building on foot.

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English Language Centre, York is one of four UK-based Experience English schools, which have a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and learning language. The four schools share a philosophy of teaching language through immersing students in English, as well as UK culture and history at all times. English Language Centre, York uses ‘Immersive Activities’ such as exciting social events and teacher-led extra-curricular language clubs to boost overall fluency quickly. In addition to excellent facilities, English Language Centre, York's academic teams have the qualifications, dedication and experience to get the best out of you, delivering communicative and student-centred learning. The school offers weekly progress testing, tailor-made learning plans, individual tutorials and online support
to ensure you excel.
The school offers courses to suit all abilities, ages and interests with some unique offerings such as ‘English with Historic Houses and Gardens.’ There is also a varied social programme which encourages students to mix with their peers, using English to converse in everyday situations.

Type of courses

English Language Centre York offers a range of General English courses to suit every level and interest. Courses are taught on a 15, 20, 21 or 25 hour per week basis and are ideal for students wishing to improve their general English skills. The courses focus on reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar and develops English skills for real-life situations. Students will use up-to-the-minute resources such as newspapers, magazines and the Internet to fully immerse themselves in the language. Lessons are lively and fun - with a maximum 12 students - and encourage students to engage in discussion and conversation. The school also offers a General English course designed specifically for students over the age of 50 on a 15-hour to 30-hour schedule. You can also choose to learn English at English Language Centre, York through One-to-One tuition, where your teacher can focus on your individual needs. One-to-One courses are taught on a 5, 10 of 15-hour per week schedule.

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English Language Centre, York offers two courses for students wishing to gain the Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) or the Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) qualification. Cambridge qualifications are accepted by universities, employers and governments worldwide. Course details are as follows:

FCE: The Cambridge English: First (FCE) Certificate demonstrates that you have the necessary English communication skills required to study, live and work in an English-speaking environment. It is a common entry requirement for foundation or pathway courses in English-speaking countries, as well as for undergraduate degrees taught in English, in both native and non-native English-speaking universities. The course runs for 6 to 12 weeks and you can choose from the following options:

- FCE Exam Preparation 15: 15 hours of exam preparation classes
- FCE Exam Preparation 20: 15 hours of exam preparation classes + 5 hours of General English classes
- FCE Exam Preparation 25: 15 hours of exam preparation classes + 10 hours of General English classes

CAE: The CAE Exam Preparation Course is designed to help you prepare fully for the CAE exam, developing your knowledge, expectations and understanding of the test. The course runs for 6,10 or 12 weeks and you can choose from the following options:

- CAE Exam Preparation 15: 15 hours of exam preparation classes
- CAE Exam Preparation 20: 15 hours of exam preparation classes + 5 hours of General English classes
- CAE Exam Preparation 25: 15 hours of exam preparation classes + 10 hours of General English classes

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General Course - 15 Lessons per week (Standard) Starts from £205
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General Course - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £245
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General Course - 25 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £285
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
IELTS - Exam Preparation - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £245
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
IELTS - Exam Preparation - 25 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £285
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
Location
5 New St, York YO1 8RA, United Kingdom

English Language Centre York is located in the centre of one of the UK’s most ancient and fascinating cities. York is situated in the north of England, in the heart of the beautiful county of Yorkshire. The city has a rich history and was founded by the ancient Romans. Overlooked by the imposing Gothic cathedral, York Minster, and surrounded by ancient walls built thousands of years ago, the city has much to offer students looking to experience some of the UK’s most important history and culture. Despite its historical atmosphere, York is also a bustling and cosmopolitan city, with trendy bars and restaurants and excellent shopping opportunities. Students living in York will find an eclectic mix of nationalities and a whole range of interesting cultural events all year round. York is a compact city which is easily traversed on foot and part of the joy of living in the city is to wander its ancient cobbled streets, the most famous being the iconic Shambles, with its overhanging timber framed buildings. There is also an excellent bus system and fast train connections to the rest of the UK can be caught from the city’s central station. The nearest airport, Leeds Bradford International, is 33 miles from the city centre.

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