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EC English, Manchester, England UK

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Located in the very heart of Manchester, few minute’s walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station
  • Top rated social activities
  • Top rated school facilities

EC English (EC)

  • The school is a boutique space in the heart of this revolutionary, entrepreneurial and innovative city, famous for its world class football, vibrant music scene and friendly Northern charm.
  • The language school EC English was founded in Manchester, England UK in 2014.
  • Legal name / parent company: EC English Holdings Ltd.
  • Tax registration ID: GB230781424
  • Abbreviated name of school: EC Manchester
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Accreditations and Quality seals

British councilEnglish UKPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

School Size:

Facilities

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Lounge

  • Video game console

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

9

Number of public PC workstations:

18

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

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 Language level placement test before arrival
  • 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

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses throughout the year: 90

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 9
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 9
  • Junior courses in summer: 5
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 5

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

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):

8
10
7
7
13
8
5
9

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Manchester Airport (MAN).

Manchester Airport:
75 £ pick up
150 £ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 02 Apr. 2021, 05 Apr. 2021, 03 May 2021, 31 May 2021, 30 Aug. 2021, 25 Dec. 2021 - 28 Dec. 2021.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

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Price in £ 390 780 1170 1560 1950 2340 2730 3120 3900 3900 7475
Price in US$ 507 1014 1520 2027 2533 3040 3546 4053 5066 5066 9709
This course consists of 20 general English lessons and 10 special focus lessons per week. The student can choose from the following options: speaking with confidence, real-life listening, expand your vocabulary, and global awareness.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 14 Jun. 2021 - 10 Sep. 2021
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Price in £ 305 610 915 1220 1525 1830 2135 2440 3050 3300 6325
Price in US$ 397 793 1189 1585 1981 2377 2773 3170 3962 4287 8215
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 14 Jun. 2021 - 10 Sep. 2021
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Price in £ 455 910 1365 1820 2275 2730 3185 3640 4550 5100 9775
Price in US$ 591 1182 1773 2364 2955 3546 4137 4728 5910 6624 12696
This course allows students to focus on their specific language needs.
Students can book additional one-to-one lessons for GBP 75 each.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 14 Jun. 2021 - 10 Sep. 2021
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Price in £ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5520 8280 11040
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This course is designed to help develop fluency and accuracy across all the 4 core language skills. There are a wide variety of extras to maximise your practice time, with activities including lectures, a pronunciation clinic, conversation class, and a reading workshop.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in £ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 7080 10620 14160
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9196 13794 18391
This course is designed to help develop fluency and accuracy across all the 4 core language skills. There are a wide variety of extras to maximise your practice time, with activities including lectures, a pronunciation clinic, conversation class, and a reading workshop.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Price in US$ -- -- -- 1585 1981 2377 2773 3170 3962 4287 8215
This is a preparation course for the IELTS exam. The course price does not include the exam fee.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 £
High season dates 14 Jun. 2021 - 10 Sep. 2021
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Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 50.00 £
Comments about courses:Students under 18 must book homestay, a return airport transfer and provide a parental consent form.
High season supplement not applicable to bookings longer than 12 weeks.
Additional fees:
- UK visa registration fee: GBP 23.
- Bank transfer fee: GBP 13.
- Student insurance (optional): GBP 10 per week.

Accommodation

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(charged by school)
Price in £ 175 350 525 700 875 1050 1225 1400 1750 2100 175 30
Price in US$ 240 479 718 958 1197 1436 1675 1915 2393 2872 240 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 270 540 810 1080 1350 1620 1890 2160 2700 3240 270 30
Price in US$ 370 739 1108 1477 1846 2215 2584 2954 3692 4430 370 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 255 510 765 1020 1275 1530 1785 2040 2550 3060 255 30
Price in US$ 349 698 1046 1395 1744 2092 2441 2789 3487 4184 349 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 2000 2400 200 20
Price in US$ 274 547 821 1094 1368 1641 1915 2188 2735 3282 274 28
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 10 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 160 320 480 640 800 960 1120 1280 1600 1920 160 30
Price in US$ 219 438 657 875 1094 1313 1532 1750 2188 2625 219 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 185 370 555 740 925 1110 1295 1480 1850 2220 185 30
Price in US$ 253 506 759 1012 1265 1518 1771 2024 2530 3036 253 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 10 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 140 280 420 560 700 840 980 1120 1400 1680 140 30
Price in US$ 192 383 575 766 958 1149 1340 1532 1915 2297 192 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 165 330 495 660 825 990 1155 1320 1650 1980 165 30
Price in US$ 226 452 677 903 1128 1354 1580 1805 2256 2707 226 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
50 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 10 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 300 600 900 1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 3000 3600 300 30
Price in US$ 411 821 1231 1641 2051 2461 2872 3282 4102 4922 411 42
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Cleaning Service Provided Communal Kitchen Communal Lounge Free-Wifi Laundry Facilities Lift Wheelchair Accessible State-of-the-art gym Iron available from reception Movie room Study room Free breakfast room delivery for self-isolating students is provided, and a paid food delivery service as well for other meals (if it’s not too late)
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
12 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ 245 490 735 980 1225 1470 1715 1960 2450 2940 245 30
Price in US$ 335 670 1005 1340 1675 2010 2345 2680 3350 4020 335 42
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Cleaning Service Provided Communal Kitchen Communal Lounge Fitness Center Free-Wifi Games Room Laundry Facilities Lift Multimedia Room & Lounge Public Computers Sport Premises Wheelchair Accessible Kitchen utensils provided Karaoke room, Movie room Bowling Alley Study room
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
5 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 12 Jun. 2021 - 11 Sep. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 £
Special dietary supplement: GBP 45.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cricket 
Dancing 
Diving 
Football (soccer) 
Golf 
Horse riding 
Mountainbiking 
Music 
Rugby 
Sailing 
Skiing 
Squash 
Tennis 
Volleyball 
Windsurfing 

Reviews

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Rating: 4.0/5.0

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4.0
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4.0
What students liked about EC English, Manchester
Super nice people
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
4.0
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City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: The school activities

Brochures

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    FAQ about EC English, Manchester

  • English courses at EC English start at 230 £ for Academic Semester / Year course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of EC English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Manchester Airport (75 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at EC English varies from 15 students (Intensive English) to 15 students (Intensive English)
  • 100% of teachers at EC English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at EC English comes from Korea with a 13% representation, followed by students from Saudi Arabia (10%) and Turkey (9%).
  • EC English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.
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