Salisbury

English school in Salisbury

The English school in Salisbury can be found a two minute walk from the bustling centre of the medieval city. The school is in a large, elegant, historical building (18th century) in the city. The classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and all the latest technology to guarantee interactive and dynamic classes. 

All of the students will also have access to a multimedia lab with many resources to continue learning after class. The living room is a perfect place to relax and get to know the other students. There is always tea and coffee available.

Facilities at the school

  • 2 living rooms
  • 7 classrooms equipped with the latest technology
  • Multimedia lab with 16 computers
  • Wifi throughout the building

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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Strongest Points

  • Salisbury is a city which combines its historical past with a modern and energetic soul. 
  • It is a big enough city to have a lot of culture and entertainment, and small enough to allow everyone to get around without getting lost. 
  • Lonely Planet has selected Salisbury as one of the best 10 places in the World to visit.
  • It has won the Purple Flag in the last two years. It is a recognition for the British government for the good organisation of the city center at night. 
  • It is very close to the main attractions in the South of England. London is less than 90 minutes away. 

Study English in Salisbury

The city of Salisbury is one of the most visited in England, due to its proximity to the magnificent Stonehenge. 

It is a centenary city and has always been a very cultural place. The city is more than 750 years old, but today in its streets there are modern shops, pubs, and above all one of the best Cathedrals in the country. 

Ken Follett was inspired by the construction of this Cathedral for his best seller: The Pillars of the Earth. 


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Standard English course in Salisbury

The standard English course is the most popular course in the school. The programme includes 15 hours per week, every morning from 09:00-12:30.

There is availability for all levels, from beginner to advanced, and the objective is to work on all the basic language skills, helping the students to gain confidence and fluency. 

It is possible to combine this course with preparation courses for official exams. All of the students will be evaluated every week to monitor their progress.

Perfect for

Those that want to combine their English classes with their holidays. You will have free afternoons to sightsee.

Additional information

It is possible to combine this course with preparation classes for official exams. All of the students will be evaluated every week, to monitor their progress.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  15
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables 09:00-12:30
  • Level test  No
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  12
  • Average during the rest of year  0
  • Minimum age  0

Intensive English course in Salisbury

The structure of the course is the same as the standard course. 15 hours of class in the morning to improve your skills, + 2 extra conversation hours in the afternoons, to gain fluency and confidence when speaking in English.  

Perfect for

Those that want to improve their spoken English thanks to extra conversation classes.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables 09:00-12:30 / 13:30-15:30
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  12
  • Average during the rest of year  0
  • Minimum age  0

Business English course in Salisbury

The objective of the course is to improve your linguistic skills in a business and professional context. This course is a combination between the general English course of 15 hours per week + 10 hours per week of specific Business English classes.

You wil acquire the necessary skills for meetings, presentations, negotiations, Business trips, reports or dossier, etc.

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables 09:00-12:30 / 13:30-15:30
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  12
  • Average during the rest of year  7
  • Minimum age  18

IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC Preparation courses

This is an intensive 25 hour course which combines 15 hours of standard English + 2 hours per day in the afternoons for the official exam preparation. During these classes in the afternoons, you will learn the techniques and strategies to pass the exam successfully. 

  • IELTS: necessary to go to a University in an English speaking country. 
  • TOEFL: specifically for American English
  • TOEIC: speifically for professionals

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables 09:00-12:30 / 13:30-15:30
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  18
  • Average during the rest of year  8
  • Minimum age  0

Preparation course for Cambridge (PET/FCE/CAE/CPE)

This course is a combination between a general English course of 15 hours per week + 10 hours per week of specific preparation for the Cambridge official exams. 

Salisbury school is an official centre for the Cambridge exams. Simulation tests are organised during the course and you will be able to do the final exam at the end. 

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 1 week
  • Horas per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  60 Minutes
  • Timetables 09:00-12:30 / 13:30-15:30
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A2, B1, B2, C1.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  7
  • Average during the rest of year  12
  • Minimum age  18

Salisbury

Extra-curricular Activities

What to do in Salisbury

The school organises many activities in the afternoons and at the weekend. 

Participating in activities isn´t obligatory, however it is a good way to practice your English outside the classroom. They organise trips around the city, visits to the Cathedral or to the museums in the city. They also organise trips to historical buildings in the city, afternoons shopping and full day excursions to other cities such as Bath, Stonehenge, Bristol and London. 


Accommodation

Family

A familiar, relaxed and caring atmosphere is perfect for learning English. All of the families in Salisbury have been carefully selected; they offer full board, laundry service and a warm and welcoming environment. 

The host family can be a single woman, an older couple or a couple with children; living with a family will give you the opportunity to live the British culture, whilst practicing English with natives after class.

The students will be in double bedrooms. The bathrooms are shared with members of the family, as well as the living room and other common areas. The majority of the families live in nice residential neighbourhoods with a garden. The families that live in the centre usually live in apartments. 

You must remember that 2 identical families do not exist, so each situation is unique. However, the team at the school and ourselves are always aware and will do our best to make sure that the students are happy at all times. 

We also offer the "plus" option: ideal for professionals or students that are looking for a higher standard. This option offers accommodation in a single room with ensuite.

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Availability: All year

Room Type: single or double room

School distance: between 5 and 30 minutes

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 doesn´t have  Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has 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 doesn´t have  Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

How to get there

Getting to Salisbury

Salisbury is 134km from London and 32km from Southampton. 

To get to Salisbury, the easiest way is to fly to one of the London airports. From London, you can get a train or a bus to Salisbury.

By train:

The trains leave from Waterloo station. The trip takes approximately one hour and a half. 

By bus:

The buses to Salisbury leave from Victoria Station in London. You can buy your ticket on the National Express webpage.




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