Bath

English school in Bath

The English academy in Bath is a small school with a great environment, located in the heart of the city. The method of learning is based on a combination of traditional methods and more modern interactive technology to help you to learn the language. All of the teachers are natives and are highly qualified. The atmosphere at the school is very international. You will have the opportunity to get to know people of different nationalities and make friends that you will never forget. 

The skills that will be developed during your stay in the English school in Bath will help you to gain new experiences, new opportunities, new friends and a new window through which to see the world. 

The school doesn´t organise activities in the afternoons, however the city of Bath offers many culture and leisure opportunities. You will never get bored.


Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Library doesn´t have  Library
  • Computer room doesn´t have  Computer room
  • Cafe doesn´t have  Cafe
  • Tea or coffee machine doesn´t have  Tea or coffee machine
  • Garden doesn´t have  Garden
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Student lounge doesn´t have  Student lounge
  • Prayer room doesn´t have  Prayer room
  • Kitchenette doesn´t have  Kitchenette
  • Support deparment for the students doesn´t have  Support deparment for the students

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Holidays

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  • 01/01/2018
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Accreditations

The school is accredited by:

UKBA Highly Trusted Sponsor for TIER 4 visa

BRITISH COUNCIL

ENGLISH UK


Strongest Points

  • A city full of art and history
  • Has an incredible nightlife

The city of Bath

Bath is a beautiful city in the English countryside, just 2 hours from London and 30 minutes from Bristol. Declared a World Heritage Site, it is well known for its wealth of monuments, above all the best kept Roman Baths in Europe. You will also be able to stroll amongst impacting examples of Georgian architecutre like the Royal Crescent and the Circus, without forgetting the famous and award winning gardens, Royal Victoria Park, where you will be able to enjoy a typical English picnic and outside concerts. 

Amongst the infinite leisure activities that you will be able to do in this small but cosmopolitan city, we recommend that you go shopping at Pulteney bridge, take a bike ride down the canal to the beautiful city of Bradford on Avon, or go on an interesting tour, organised around the prestigious figure of writer Jane Austen, who´s importance is notable throughout the city. To this, we must add its incredible nightlife where you will be able to choose between going to the theatre or attend live concerts in the eclectic pubs in the city. 

Moving around the city 

Within the city of Bath, there are good public transport services, and it is very easy to get around. 

The best method of transport is the bus, and the services circulate the city regularly and quickly. The two main companies are Bath Bus Company and First Badgerline. A single ticket Monday to Friday, before 9:00 costs £3.20 and after 9:00 costs £2.90.

Interests about Bath

  • Writer Jane Austin lived here for 4 years.
  • In Bath, there are more than 20 museums. 
  • It is considered the most preserved city of the English Georgian era.
  • The city has a population of 90,000.

What to see in Bath

  • Royal Theatre: One of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Britain.
  • Victoria Art Gallery: Home to many galleries, some temporary exhibitions with sculptures and a very important retrospective.
  • Stonehenge: An hour by car from Bath, it is probably the most important prehistoric monument in Great Britain.
  • Sally Lunn museum: The oldest house in Bath. In the basement you will be able to see the remains of Roman, Saxon and medieval construction.
  • Roman Baths: one of the most well known and universal jewels in the city of Bath. Dating back to the I-V centuries, they were constructed in a natural hot spring that flows at a temperature of 46º.
  • Jane Austen Center: A small museum dedicated to the great 19th century English writer, author of well known books such as Pride and Prejudice or Emma. 

At night in Bath

Bath is a University city and it has a well known and renowned nightlife. There are many clubs, bars, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and galleries where you can see various exhibitions, shows and other works of art. We recommend you take a look at "Impact" magazine. This magazine is free and has all the information you need to enjoy your evenings in Bath.

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Standard Course

Whatever your level of English, this course will help you to gain the necessary confidence and fluency to speak in English. The objective is to improve your conversation skills, speaking, writing, reading and grammar, whilst working in an interactive and communicative way. 

Perfect for

Ideal for those that want to have enough time for their studies whilst enjoying their free time to visit the city and sightsee.

Additional information

The Standard English course has a minimum duration of two weeks, with three hours of class per day, 5 days a week. The rest of the time is for you to do whatever activities you like, such as sightsee or staying with your new friends.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 2 weeks
  • Horas per Week  15
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning or Afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  15
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  16

Pronunciation Course

There is the option to choose a standard course + 1 hour of pronunciation class

You will work one on one with an experienced teacher, identifying the sound patterns, learning and listening to the differences in the words, practicing new sounds and incorporating them into conversational speaking. 

Perfect for

Ideal for students that want to improve their pronunciation

Additional information

In this course, you will learn the sound patterns, stress patterns, rhythm and intonation. It is an independent process of learning grammar and vocabulary. Our 4-step programme is designed to help with your pronunciation and conversational speaking.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 2 weeks
  • Horas per Week  1
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning and afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  1
  • Average during the rest of year  1
  • Minimum age  25

Intensive Course

The structure of the course is the same as the standard course + 2 hours every afternoon. During the classes, you will be able to work on specific aspects of the language such as pronunciation, Business English and much more. 

Perfect for

Ideal for those that want to make the most out of their stay, by studying in the academy in the mornings and afternoons.

Additional information

If you have an intermediate or advanced level, you can also go to optional classes that take place twice a week in the afternoons.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 2 weeks
  • Horas per Week  22
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning and afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  15
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  16

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Extra-curricular Activities

Culture

  • Go to the famous Roman Baths
  • Visit the 15th Century Abbey
  • Exhibition and tour about Jane Austen

Leisure

  • Have a typical picnic in Royal Victoria Park
  • Go shopping in Pulteney Bridge
  • Take a bike ride along the canal
  • Relax in the thermal spas
  • Visit charming cafes and restaurants 

Trips

  • Excursions to Stonehenge and the Cotswolds 
  • Cities to visit: London, Cardiff and Bristol.
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Accommodation

Residence

The residence is in front of the school just a 2 minute walk, very close to the tourist areas of interest, the shopping areas, restaurants, pubs, clubs and parks. It is located in a Victorian style building over 130 years old. We offer single and double rooms, with shared bathrom.

It is not possible to cook in the residence, however the price includes breakfast and there are microwaves in the student room if you want to cook for yourself. There is also a cafe beside the residence where the students get a discount. You will need to pay extra for the internet.

The residence has a gym, sauna and solarium. (Access to these facilites is not included in the price). 

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Availability: All year

Room Type: single or double room

School distance: 2 minute walk

Check-in: Sunday

Check-out: Saturday

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has Wifi
  • Kitchen doesn´t have  Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast it has Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

Family

Living with a family is the ideal option for students that want to submerge themselves in a different culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you will enjoy relaxed family situations where you can practice your English. We offer single or double bedrooms, with half board (breakfast and dinner every day) or full board.

To get to the school from the families, you will have to get public transport and the journey can be 15-30 minutes. To get around the city, we advise you to buy a bus pass. 

Availability: All year

Room Type: single or double room

School distance: 15-30 minutes by bus

Check-in: Sunday

Check-out: Saturday

Characteristics

  • Internet doesn´t have  Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Kitchen doesn´t have  Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board it has Full Board

How to get there

We offer a transfer service from all airports in London, and also from Bristol and Cardiff.

The city is less than 2 hours from London and has excellent road and railway connections.

We advise that you either fly to London or Bristol.

From Bristol airport

Bristol International Airport is just 24km from Bath.

Bus

The bus service Express Bristol Airport Flyer picks up passengers from the airport every half an hour, between 06:00 and 23:45, 7 days a week. The bus will drop you at "Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station", where you can take one of the frequent trains to Bath (the journey usually takes around 15 minutes).

From Heathrow or Gatwick airport

Bus

Use the regular bus service from Gatwick, which stops at Heathrow, in the direction of "Reading" station, where you will be able to get a direct train to Bath.

Other transport options:

Trains

There are regular trains between the London stations of Paddington, Waterloo and Bath Spa Station. The average journey time is 90 minutes.

"Bristol Temple Meads" (The train station in Bristol), is just 15 minutes by train, and is also an important change over for routes around Britain. 

Bus

There is also the option of getting to Bath from London with the bus company "Megabus" from Victoria station. The timetables vary from day to day and the prices depend on how late you reserve your ticket online.

They are very economical and operate every day. 



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