Birmingham

English school in Birmingham

Located in the heart of the city, the school is 5 minutes from the main train station and close to restaurants, theatres, concert halls, shopping malls and shops. The Bullring, the Pavillion shopping centre and the train station is a short walk away.

The school has new and modern facilities. 

School Facilities 

  • Classrooms equipped with air conditioning 
  • Multimedia facilities
  • Library
  • Common room
  • Cafe

Accreditations

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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

  • 02/01/2017
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Accreditations

The school is accredited by:

BRITISH COUNCIL


The city of Birmingham

Birmingham is a mixture of culture, beauty and art. It is one of the largest and most crowded cities in the United Kingdom; it is located in the center of England, no more than 150 kilometers North of London. 
Famous in the past mainly because of its industry, it has become one of the cultural capitals of the United Kingdom with its 3 universities that host 60. 000 students. 
From music to comedy and theatre to museums and galleries, the leisure and entertainment is very comprehensive and it will be very difficult to get bored during your stay here.

What is there to see in Birmingham?

  • Birmingham museum
  • Bullring shopping centre
  • Cannon Hill Park
  • National Exhibition Centre 

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Standard course

The standard course includes 20 lessons (15 hours) of class per week. Each lesson is 45 minutes long.

You can choose the content of the classes between:

  • General English course: ideal to improve basic language skills and improve your level
  • Business English course
  • IELTS preparation course

Timetable of the class can be in the morning: from 09:00-12:30 or in the afternoon from 14:30-18:00

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Lecciones per Week  20
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  16
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  18

Intensive English course

This course has the same structure as the standard course (20 lessons) + 1 extra lesson per day (5 lessons per week) of conversation and pronunciation.

You can choose the content of the 20 lessons from these options: 

  • General English course: ideal to improve basic language skills and to improve your level
  • Business English course
  • IELTS preparation course

Every lesson is 45 minutes long. A 25 lesson course is 18.5 hours per week: 

Timetables: Morning from 09:00-12:30 + 1 extra class (from 13:30-14:15) or afternoons from 13:30-14:15 (extra class) + 14:30-18:00 (20 lessons)

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Lecciones per Week  25
  • 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  16
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  18

Super intensive course

The super intensive course is a combined course between a general English course (20 lessons per week) + 2 extra classes per day of conversation and pronunciation:

You can choose the content of the 20 lessons from the following options:

  • General English course: ideal to improve the basic language skills and to improve your level
  • Business English course
  • IELTS preparation course

 

Timetable of class is in the morning and afternoon, from 09:00-12:30 (20 lessons) and from 13:30-15:00 (extra classes). A course of 30 lessons corresponds to 22.5 hours per week.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Lecciones per Week  30
  • Duration of Classes  45 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  16
  • Average during the rest of year  10
  • Minimum age  18

Extra-curricular Activities

Extra Academic Activities 

Every week the school organises a varied plan of activities. Participating in activities is a perfect way to make new friends, explore the city and its surroundings. Activities, trips and events in the afternoon and evenings are organised. Some activities are free and others have to be paid directly to the school. Some activities are:

  • Trips to London, Oxford, Stonehenge, Bath, Stratford upon Avon, Manchester, Wales, Scotland..
  • Visit to museums and palces of interest in the city of Birmingham
  • Nights out
  • Film club
  • Conversation club
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Accommodation

Family

Half board is offered Monday to Friday, which includes breakfast and dinner and full board on weekends. All families have been carefully selected and visited. To get to school students will have to take public transport. Living with an English family is the best way to practice your English.

Family

Availability: All year

Room Type: Single or double room (only for those that travel together)

School distance: Less than an hour by bus

Check-in: Saturday or Sunday

Check-out: Saturday

Deposit fee: No

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 it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast it has Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

How to get there

Getting to Birmingham 

To get to your accommodation you can book a transfer with us and a driver will pick you up or arrange it on your own.

The companies that fly to Birmingham International Airport are:

  • Aer Lingus 
  • Ryanair 

From the airport to the school:

The school is located very close to Birmingham New Street Station. From Birmingham International Airport, there are many trains to get to the station. The journey time is 10 minutes. 

Local bus: From the airport, a local bus (number 966) circulates the city center to the airport



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