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BerlitzManchester, England UK

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

9 students - overall rating
Minshull Street Entrance, 11 Portland Street - M1 3HU Manchester - see on map
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What we like about the school
  • Excellent rating of student apartments
    4.5

    Rating: 4.5/5.0

  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
What we dislike about the school
  • Lessons are 45 minutes long, which is shorter than in other schools.

Location: Beltiz Manchester is located in the culturally rich and historic city of Manchester, England. The school is very central, within walking distance of many amenities, restaurants, pubs, commercial shopping and attractions. Such sites of interest within walking distance of the school include the Manchester Art Gallery, Picadilly Gardens, the Royal Exchange Theatre, the Opera House and the Arndale Shopping Centre.

Course selection: Berlitz Manchester offers an extensive range of courses throughout the year. In addition to General English courses, suitable for students of all levels over various schedules and intensities, the school also supplies IELTS Exam Preparation, 40 plus Sports and Culture, Business English, Cambridge Exam Preparation, Academic English, Business English and Executive English courses. For working professionals, Berlitz Manchester has specific English programmes for Lawyers, Healthcare workers, Cabin crew and Pilots. Teacher Training courses are available every month. Junior students have programmes available to them at various times throughout the year.

Social and cultural: In addition to being a very artistic and historic city, Manchester is also home to two of the World's biggest football teams. Some of the most popular attractions within short travel of the school include the Gay Village neighbourhood, Central Retail District, the Science and Industry Museum, the Printworks Leisure Centre, the National Football Museum and more.

Getting around: Berlitz Manchester is a 6-minute walk from the St Peter's Square tram stop and only a 10-minute walk from Manchester Picadilly train station.

English Courses

General Language
Junior
Private
Work & Study
Business
Exam PreparationWhy exam preparation courses are excellent for optimum progress
Specialty Courses

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

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  • Berlitz computer room
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  • Computer facilities
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  • Studying in Manchester
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  • Seeing Manchester
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  • Homestay
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  • Language for professionals
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  • Helping each other
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  • Medical language
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4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Overall school rating of
Berlitz, Manchester
School
Location of the school
4.7 

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Facilities
4.2 

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Social activities
3.6 

Rating: 3.6/5.0

Organisation
4.6 

Rating: 4.6/5.0

Course
Quality of teaching
4.4 

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Value for money
3.6 

Rating: 3.6/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay
3.7 

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)
4.5 

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating by student age group
Students < 18 years (2 ratings)
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Students 18-30 years (4 ratings)
4.5 

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Students 31-49 years (2 ratings)
4.5 

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Students 50+ years (1 rating)
4.0 

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Student opinions about Berlitz, Manchester

Verified reviews only, uncensored. All student opinions from students who booked a course at the school with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
The staff, everyone is very helpful and knowledgeable, and the geographical location, because Berlitz is right in the center.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Most of the summer students are Spanish and Arabic (90%). The weather is almost always cloudy and it rains almost every day.
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Course: General Language Training - 4 weeks
14. Aug. 2012
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
Good location, friendly staff, good teaching methods
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Other comments Partially poor technical equipment of the classrooms
Course: General English Standard - 4 weeks
23. May. 2018
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
There were very positive teachers and students.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss If you intend to stay at a host family, ask the school to find you an accommodation at a native english family. Because some host families (e.g. from Jamaica) speak very bad english.
Overall rating
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Homestay
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Other comments Most students of this school are from Saudi Arabia.
Course: General English plus Business English / IELTS / ACADEMIC ENGLISH - 2 weeks
7. May. 2012
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
The teeachers competence The school
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Studying in Manchester is very good, there's no risk to meet too many Italians
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
2.0

Rating: 2/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Student Residence
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Other comments Good school, good teachers available and well trained!
Course: General English Intensive - 4 weeks
20. Feb. 2013
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
Teachers and classmates
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

City/place
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Homestay
3.0

Rating: 3/5.0

Course: General English Super - Intensive 25 HRS - 4 weeks
1. Sep. 2015
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.
Liked
Teaching method
Insider tips about what future students should not miss There were a very few Italians, so it was easy to learn the language
Overall rating
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money
1.0

Rating: 1/5.0

City/place
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
4.0

Rating: 4/5.0

Student Residence
5.0

Rating: 5/5.0

Course: General English Intensive - 4 weeks
23. Feb. 2013
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.

Ratings of Berlitz compared to ratings of all schools in England UK

 Berlitz ManchesterAverage of all other schools in England UK
Overall school rating4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Location of the school4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.6

Rating: 4.6/5.0

Facilities4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Social activities3.6

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Organisation4.6

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Quality of teaching4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Value for money3.6

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Homestay4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.1

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Shared flat4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Berlitz

Accreditations and Quality seals
ALTOBritish councilEnglish UKPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalEdexcel, Independent School Inspectorate
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 9:00
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Berlitz and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoAmerican Express - logoJCB - logoDiners Club - logoMaestro - logoBank Transfer - logo
Year of school foundation
2001
Legal name / parent company
Orient Direct Ltd | Tax registration ID: GB673698772

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Lounge

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor and all outdoor areas of school)

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Facilities to wash feet before praying

    • Halal food offered at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

    • Homestay option for female islamic students where no men are living in household and that prepare halal food

    • Arabic homestays available

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in most classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in most classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in some classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 26
    Number of public PC workstations: 8
    Paid parking (<500m)

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 250
Throughout the year: 170
Junior courses - In summer: 150
Minimum age of students
16 years
9 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 4
Adult courses Throughout the year: 4
Junior courses In summer: 4
Junior courses Throughout the year: 4
Average age of students
In summer: 20 years
Throughout the year: 24 years

Top student nationalities

Information for all courses offered by Berlitz

Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
75.00 £
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 40 £ per course level.
Comments about courses

Course materials 1-12 weeks: GBP 40.
Course materials 13-24 weeks: GBP 75.
Course materials 25-36+ weeks: GBP 95.

Crèche service available for parents attending classes:

  • 15 hours: GBP 150 per week.
  • 20 hours: GBP 250 per week.
  • 25 hours: GBP 300 per week.

    Crèche registration fee: GBP 50.

    Optional medical & travel insurance: GBP 12 per week.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 01 Apr 2024, 06 May 2024, 27 May 2024, 26 Aug 2024, 25 Dec 2024, 26 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Lessons needed per English language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Airport transfer

Manchester Airport:
75 £ one way
150 £ return (both ways)
Liverpool Airport:
105 £ one way
210 £ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Manchester Airport (MAN) and Liverpool John Lennon.
More details about airports near Manchester and how to travel independently from the airport to the city on our Manchester page. For flight comparisons to Manchester, we recommend using skyscanner.com.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
75 £
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)
Horse riding
Mountainbiking
Tennis

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Conversation club.

Adults - Paid activities

Bowling at Blackdog Bowling, Day Trip – The Lake District, A Meal In Rusholme, Darts at Flight Club, Day Trip – Peak District, Archies Burger Bar, Day Trip – North Yorkshire.

Junior - Free activities

Conversation club.

Junior - Paid activities

Bowling at Blackdog Bowling, Zip Lines at Heaton Park, Day Trip – North Yorkshire, Brazilian Restaurant Tib Street.

Accommodation

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Questions and answers about Berlitz

  • The General English course runs from Monday to Friday, so in case you shorten your stay, you will miss out on lessons but the price will stay the same.
    Gosia Mazur, LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 27, 2024
  • The 40+ programme runs from Monday to Friday, so in case you shorten your stay, you will miss out on lessons and activities but the price will stay the same.
    The 40+ programmes can be booked for a minimum of 2 weeks.
    Gosia Mazur, LanguageCourse.Net - Apr 05, 2024

FAQ about Berlitz, Manchester

  • This course is a combination of 20 general language lessons and 3 afternoons per week of golf, tennis or cultural activities. Golf and tennis lessons are not compulsory, the fee is GBP 50 per hour, at the time of writing, and can be arranged upon request.
    Madly Simba, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Apr 17, 2023
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Manchester Airport (75 £), Liverpool Airport (105 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Berlitz varies from 1 students (Private Lessons) to 15 students (General English Super Intensive)
  • 100% of teachers at Berlitz hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Berlitz comes from Spain with a 15% representation, followed by students from Germany (10%) and Italy (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Berlitz offers courses from 4 years (Mimi & Me Junior Programme , 15 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 20 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.

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4.2 

Rating: 4.2/5.0

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