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City School of LanguagesSwansea, Wales

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Rating: 4.0/5.0

Overall school rating of City School of Languages, Swansea
Ranked #1 of 0 English schools in Swansea
Location of the school

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3.0/5.0


Rating: 3.7/5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3.5/5.0

What we like about the school
  • Table tennis room.
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programmes by a qualified consultant.
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: City School of Languages is located in the heart of the historic Welsh city of Swansea. Housed centrally in a renovated Art Deco Building, the school is close to the main shopping centre, eateries, supermarkets and the beachfront ensuring students have everything needed to have a comfortable and memorable time in the city. The Swansea train station is also within a 10-minute walk of the school, allowing students the chance to visit the surrounding areas of the city with ease.

School facilities: The school's facilities offer everything a student may need to reach their language goals, including a comfortable and motivating environment. Facilities include a games room, library, computer lab, free after-class language learning software, movie room and a student support desk for any questions or queries that may arise. A video games console and table tennis are also available to students, offering great social outputs for students to bond and spend time together. All classrooms are equipped with heating, with most having ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

Course selection: The course selection of the school is extensive, offering something for General, Business and Junior students throughout the year. Specialised courses in Exam Preparation for IELTS, Engish plus Work Experience and OET - Occupational English Test Preparation are all available throughout the year with fully immersive Summer Vacation courses very popular amongst junior students throughout the summer months.
  • The language school City School of Languages was founded in Swansea, Wales in 2006.
  • Legal name / parent company: City School of Langauges Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: 5899490
  • Abbreviated name of school: CSL Swansea

English Courses

General Language

Information for all courses offered by City School of Languages

Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 £
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 36 £ per course level.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 40 £. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Feb 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.

Our price includes

  • 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 consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
  • INCLUDED Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at 80£
  • INCLUDED Free local SIM card
Note: All courses offered by City School of Languages, Swansea can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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  • Enjoying the outdoors
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  • Finer points of conversation
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  • Repeating a phrase
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  • Brainstorming

City School of Languages (CSL)

Accreditations and Quality seals
British councilEnglish UKISO 9000/9001Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalNCC Education
English teacher qualifications
78% 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 City School of Languages and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Table tennis

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray 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

  • Classroom equipment

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 10
    Number of public PC workstations: 2
    Paid parking (<500m)

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 60
Throughout the year: 70
Minimum age of students
16 years
14 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 5
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Junior courses In summer: 1
Junior courses Throughout the year: 1
Average age of students
In summer: 18 years
Throughout the year: 25 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

London Heathrow Airport:
210 £ one way
465 £ return (both ways)
Carrasco International Airport:
0 £ one way
0 £ return (both ways)
Bristol Airport:
120 £ one way
235 £ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Cardiff Airport (CWL).
More information about airports around Swansea and how to get from the airport to Swansea on your own here on our Swansea page.

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
Express shipment fee (via courier)
Europe: 34 £
North America: 37 £
South America: 49 £
Africa: 49 £
Oceania: 49 £
Asia: 49 £
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 possibledistance from school
Ballet0.25 km
Baseball0.25 km
Basketball0.25 km
Cooking0.5 km
Cricket0.5 km
Dancing0.5 km
Diving0.5 km
Football (soccer)0.25 km
Golf15 km
Horse riding12 km
Mountainbiking10 km
Music0.5 km
Rugby0.5 km
Sailing0.5 km
Skiing62 km
Squash0.5 km
Swimming0.25 km
Table Tennis-
Tennis1 km
Volleyball0.25 km
Windsurfing0.25 km
Yoga0.5 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Not offered.

Adults - Paid activities

Museums and art galleries
Walks on the beaches
Swansea Market

Ratings of City School of Languages compared to ratings of all schools in Wales

 City School of Languages SwanseaAverage of all other schools in Wales
Overall school rating4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.4/5.0

Location of the school4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.6/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Social activities3.0

Rating: 3.0/5.0


Rating: 3.9/5.0


Rating: 3.7/5.0


Rating: 4.3/5.0

Quality of teaching4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0

Value for money3.5

Rating: 3.5/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0


Rating: 5.0/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0

Shared flat5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0


93-94 Mansel Street - SA1 5TZ Swansea
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FAQ about City School of Languages, Swansea

  • English courses at City School of Languages start at 117 £ for Part-Time Course 8 (Afternoon) course with 8 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from London Heathrow Airport (210 £), Carrasco International Airport (0 £), Bristol Airport (120 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at City School of Languages varies from 15 students (Intensive English) to 16 students (Part-Time Course 15 (Morning))
  • 78% of teachers at City School of Languages hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at City School of Languages comes from Saudi Arabia with a 33.8% representation, followed by students from France (19.1%) and Italy (10.3%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • City School of Languages offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 18 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.


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